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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 19,899 12.9 2,176 1,931 15,792
Edmonton 17,701 12.1 4,138 516 13,047
Vancouver 23,717 8.7 -12,189 4,381 36,935
Ottawa 19,590 13.4
3,190 3,684 12,716
Toronto 65,926 10.1
-24,880 -3,175 49,729
Montreal 21,674 5.0 -50,375 284 116,017

 

Source: Statistics Canada, as at July 1, 2020;  Updated February 2021

SOURCE COUNTRYNUMBER OF PERMANENT RESIDENTSDISTRIBUTION (%)
All source countries 10,650 100.0
India 2,375 22.3
Philippines 995 9.3
Nigeria 930 8.7
People's Republic of China 660 6.2
Pakistan 560 5.3
Eritrea 385 3.6
United States of America 375 3.5
Republic of Korea 270 2.5
United Kingdom 270 2.1
Vietnam 220 2.1
Top 10 source countries 6,990 65.6
Other source countries 3,660 34.4

 

Source: Calgary CMA, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 2020

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