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, 2015

SOURCE COUNTRYNUMBER OF PERMANENT RESIDENTSDISTRIBUTION (%)
All source countries 21,695 100.0
Philippines 5,405 24.9
India 3,400 15.7
Pakistan 1,335 6.2
Nigeria 1,175 5.4
People's Republic of China 850 3.9
United Kingdom and Colonies 705 3.2
United States of America 605 2.8
Iran 535 2.5
Syria 515 2.4
Mexico 425 2.0
Top 10 source countries 14,950 68.9
Other source countries 6,745 31.1

Source: Citizenship and Immigration Canada

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