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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 20,433 13.5 2,239 1,354 16,840
Edmonton 20,784 14.4 3,881 1,776 15,127
Vancouver 31,623 11.7 -14,241 198 53,594
Ottawa 25,131 17.4
3,789 5,227 16,115
Toronto 96,458 14.9
-47,838 5,410 138,886
Montreal 51,199 11.9 -14,117 -3,325 68,641

Source: Statistics Canada, as at July 1, 2019;  Updated February 2020

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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