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 13,716 9.2 1,756 -4,565 16,525
Edmonton 15,409 10.9 5,721 -2,556 12,244
Vancouver 26,342 10.2 -9,926 4,727 39,885
Ottawa 19,973 14.5
2,457 5,858 11,658
Toronto 89,769 14.1
-36,755 13,450 113,658
Montreal 33,549 8.1 -10,325 -8,284 52,158

Source: Statistics Canada, July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

Calgary CMA, 2017

SOURCE COUNTRYNUMBER OF PERMANENT RESIDENTSDISTRIBUTION (%)
All source countries 17,885 100.0
Philippines 4,220 23.6
India 2,695 15.1
People's Republic of China 1,235 6.9
Nigeria 720 4.0
Eritrea 660 3.7
Pakistan 590 3.3
United States of America 555 3.1
United Kingdom 460 2.6
Syria 430 2.4
Ethiopia 405 2.3
Top 10 source countries 11,970 66.9
Other source countries 5,015 33.1

Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

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