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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

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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