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Migration to Calgary

The Province of Alberta has one of the highest levels of net migration in Canada. For a high level view of Calgary's migration population view our Calgary Census 2016 Infographic.

Learn where new Calgarians are making the move from.

 

CENSUS METROPOLITAN AREAMigrantsMigrants
per Capita
Net
Intraprovincial
Migration
Net
Interprovincial
Migration
Net
International
Migration
Calgary 15,304 10.3 2,338 100 12,866
Edmonton 19,312 13.6 5,119 1,295 12,898
Vancouver 27,670 10.4 -13,967 869 48,490
Ottawa 24,444 17.3
6,174 5,409 12,861
Toronto 92,888 14.6
-49,758 9,374 133,272
Montreal 51,966 12.2 -12,243 -5,559 69,768

Source: Statistics Canada, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

Calgary CMA, 2018

SOURCE COUNTRYNUMBER OF PERMANENT RESIDENTSDISTRIBUTION (%)
All source countries 18,945 100.0
Philippines 3,595 19.0
India 3,325 17.6
Nigeria 1,490 7.9
People's Republic of China 1,215 6.4
Eritrea 760 4.0
Pakistan 725 3.8
United States of America 635 3.4
Syria 445 2.3
Republic of Korea 415 2.2
Ethiopia 405 2.1
Top 10 source countries 13,010 68.7
Other source countries 5,935 31.3

Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

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