World Population

Calgary Population

Calgary is a city in Alberta province of Canada, lies at the confluence of the Bow River and the Elbow River, approximately 240 km north of the U.S-Canada border. Calgary population in 2021 is estimated to be 1.37 million, covers city area of 825.56 sq km(318.75 sq mi), ranks fourth most populous city in Canada after Toronto and Montreal and Vancouver. Calgary is in southern Alberta and in the western Canadian region, The main economy areas are energy, logistics, technology, financial and manufacturing services. Calgary may means elbow town was inhabited for more than 10,000 years, The Indigenous peoples of Southern Alberta region refer as 'elbow' due to the sharp bend made by the Bow River and the Elbow River.

Calgary city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearCalgary Population
1950132,073
1955173,717
1960244,698
1965309,793
1970373,695
1975443,149
1980542,130
1985639,956
1990721,049
1995795,374
2000900,612
20051,029,544
20101,162,440
20111,190,362
20151,323,676
2020*1,512,539
2025*1,665,023
2035*1,841,144
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Calgary city Population(UA)

Calgary Metropolitan

The Calgary Metropolitan Region or commonly called Calgary Region, includes nine municipalities. Airdrie, Calgary and Chestermere are the three cities and towns including Cochrane, Crossfield, Irricana and Rocky View County is a municipal district, Beiseker village and First Nations reserve(Tsuu T'ina Nation).

Calgary City(2021)Calgary Metropolitan(2019)
Population1.37 million1.58 million
Area825.56 sq km(318.75 sq mi)5,107.55 sq km(1,972.04 sq mi)
Rank4(Canada)


Calgary Language demographics

Below table is the languages of Calgary population:

LanguagesPopulation
English1,065,075
French8,625
Non-official languages220,640
Aboriginal languages210
Algonquian languages145
Blackfoot65
Cree-Montagnais languages70
Plains Cree5
Cree60
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages5
Ojibway5
Athabaskan languages15
Northern Athabaskan languages20
Dene5
Gwich'in5
Sarsi (Sarcee)5
Inuit languages5
Kutenai5
Michif5
Siouan languages40
Dakota10
Stoney25
Aboriginal languages5
Non-Aboriginal languages220,435
Afro-Asiatic languages18,255
Berber languages65
Kabyle30
Berber languages35
Cushitic languages1,645
Bilen45
Oromo705
Somali885
Cushitic languages5
Semitic languages16,525
Amharic2,730
Arabic11,010
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic200
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic80
Harari50
Hebrew260
Maltese5
Tigrigna2,045
Semitic languages145
Afro-Asiatic languages15
Austro-Asiatic languages9,365
Khmer (Cambodian)440
Vietnamese8,925
Austro-Asiatic languages5
Austronesian languages25,700
Bikol45
Cebuano865
Fijian15
Hiligaynon205
Ilocano1,030
Malagasy10
Malay235
Pampangan (Kapampangan; Pampango)65
Pangasinan15
Tagalog (Pilipino; Filipino)23,010
Waray-Waray50
Austronesian languages145
Creole languages290
Haitian Creole5
Creole220
Creole languages65
Dravidian languages3,185
Kannada115
Malayalam1,295
Tamil1,190
Telugu560
Dravidian languages20
Hmong-Mien languages60
Indo-European languages102,690
Albanian620
Armenian105
Balto-Slavic languages13,865
Baltic languages240
Latvian85
Lithuanian155
Slavic languages13,625
Bosnian390
Bulgarian485
Croatian745
Czech430
Macedonian80
Polish3,275
Russian5,785
Serbian945
Serbo-Croatian180
Slovak465
Slovene (Slovenian)40
Ukrainian790
Slavic languages15
Celtic languages15
Scottish Gaelic5
Welsh5
Celtic languages5
Germanic languages2,725
Afrikaans505
Danish70
Dutch490
Frisian5
German1,540
Icelandic15
Norwegian25
Swedish50
Vlaams (Flemish)10
Yiddish10
Germanic languages5
Greek500
Indo-Iranian languages61,795
Indo-Aryan languages53,300
Bengali2,745
Gujarati3,125
Hindi4,130
Kashmiri45
Konkani30
Marathi445
Nepali1,340
Oriya (Odia)50
Punjabi (Panjabi)29,100
Sindhi745
Sinhala (Sinhalese)490
Urdu11,065
Iranian languages7,995
Kurdish460
Pashto1,055
Persian (Farsi)6,480
Indo-Iranian languages500
Italic (Romance) languages23,070
Catalan20
Italian1,270
Portuguese1,770
Romanian2,470
Spanish17,540
Japanese1,105
Kartvelian languages80
Georgian85
Korean6,565
Mongolic languages280
Mongolian280
Niger-Congo languages1,825
Akan (Twi)330
Bamanankan5
Edo25
Ewe15
Fulah (Pular; Pulaar; Fulfulde)40
Ga25
Igbo135
Lingala25
Rundi (Kirundi)60
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)25
Shona95
Swahili345
Wolof60
Yoruba345
Niger-Congo languages280
Nilo-Saharan languages910
Dinka445
Nilo-Saharan languages465
Sign languages335
American Sign Language90
Sign languages255
Sino-Tibetan languages46,860
Chinese languages45,985
Cantonese22,245
Hakka95
Mandarin21,140
Min Dong5
Min Nan (Chaochow; Teochow; Fukien; Taiwanese)675
Wu (Shanghainese)210
Chinese1,605
Chinese languages5
Tibeto-Burman languages875
Burmese175
Karenic languages235
Tibetan400
Tibeto-Burman languages70
Tai-Kadai languages420
Lao190
Thai225
Tai-Kadai languages5
Turkic languages1,000
Azerbaijani105
Turkish755
Uyghur45
Uzbek55
Turkic languages45
Uralic languages1,380
Estonian15
Finnish55
Hungarian1,310
Other languages110


Calgary Population by Race

Minority Population

Below is the table of visible minority population.
EthnicPopulationMaleFemale
South Asian122,90062,35060,555
Chinese89,67543,77545,900
Black54,19027,74526,445
Filipino70,66031,68038,975
Latin American27,71013,72013,990
Arab26,32013,97012,350
Southeast Asian23,24011,14512,100
West Asian12,8106,7906,015
Korean10,9955,1705,825
Japanese5,5702,4653,110
Visible minority Others4,6102,1702,440

Ethnic Origin Population

EthnicPopulation
North American Aboriginal origins55,430
First Nations (North American Indian)32,630
Inuit650
Métis24,275
Other North American origins292,965
Acadian1,730
American23,680
Canadian275,950
New Brunswicker25
Newfoundlander540
Nova Scotian55
Ontarian50
Québécois495
Other North American origins155
European origins818,210
British Isles origins525,560
Channel Islander135
Cornish90
English298,865
Irish197,185
Manx350
Scottish240,775
Welsh27,270
British Isles origins36,340
French origins118,080
Alsatian45
Breton25
Corsican15
French118,030
Western European origins (except French origins)261,285
Austrian14,495
Bavarian25
Belgian6,570
Dutch53,975
Flemish625
Frisian180
German201,650
Luxembourger255
Swiss8,050
Western European origins425
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins)95,065
Danish18,720
Finnish5,720
Icelandic7,645
Norwegian42,000
Swedish26,815
Northern European origins4,075
Eastern European origins205,690
Bulgarian1,595
Byelorussian815
Czech7,600
Czechoslovakian2,540
Estonian1,200
Hungarian22,045
Latvian1,210
Lithuanian2,430
Moldovan965
Polish55,705
Romanian13,590
Russian37,955
Slovak4,765
Ukrainian90,740
Eastern European origins905
Southern European origins92,660
Albanian1,875
Bosnian1,775
Catalan45
Croatian6,265
Cypriot65
Greek6,770
Italian42,940
Kosovar150
Macedonian535
Maltese590
Montenegrin130
Portuguese8,600
Serbian3,405
Sicilian145
Slovenian1,805
Spanish22,255
Yugoslavian1,725
Southern European origins120
Other European origins9,575
Basque190
Jewish4,530
Roma (Gypsy)165
Slavic450
Other European origins4,275
Caribbean origins15,530
Antiguan290
Bahamian125
Barbadian865
Bermudan125
Carib60
Cuban825
Dominican335
Grenadian200
Haitian995
Jamaican7,260
Kittitian/Nevisian65
Montserratan10
Puerto Rican240
St. Lucian340
Trinidadian/Tobagonian2,140
Vincentian/Grenadinian345
West Indian1,195
Caribbean origins1,140
Latin; Central and South American origins36,000
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya)820
Arawak85
Argentinian795
Belizean215
Bolivian280
Brazilian1,635
Chilean3,240
Colombian7,450
Costa Rican295
Ecuadorian440
Guatemalan1,235
Guyanese1,155
Hispanic735
Honduran365
Maya215
Mexican8,460
Nicaraguan900
Panamanian160
Paraguayan160
Peruvian1,480
Salvadorean2,935
Uruguayan140
Venezuelan3,440
Latin; Central and South American origins1,670
African origins58,390
Central and West African origins16,420
Akan95
Angolan160
Ashanti85
Beninese125
Burkinabe15
Cameroonian965
Chadian65
Congolese1,390
Edo290
Ewe65
Gabonese20
Gambian70
Ghanaian1,865
Guinean155
Ibo1,140
Ivorian185
Liberian300
Malian25
Malinké20
Nigerian7,820
Peulh50
Senegalese280
Sierra Leonean225
Togolese75
Wolof45
Yoruba1,770
Central and West African origins640
North African origins11,375
Algerian825
Berber350
Coptic120
Dinka265
Egyptian4,525
Libyan580
Maure10
Moroccan1,080
Sudanese3,315
Tunisian475
North African origins290
Southern and East African origins21,080
Afrikaner135
Amhara220
Bantu230
Burundian195
Djiboutian10
Eritrean3,770
Ethiopian6,380
Harari50
Kenyan970
Malagasy50
Mauritian270
Oromo675
Rwandan175
Seychellois25
Somali2,755
South African2,785
Tanzanian480
Tigrian430
Ugandan340
Zambian125
Zimbabwean810
Zulu60
Southern and East African origins1,530
Other African origins10,600
Black895
Other African origins9,800
Asian origins384,200
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins48,420
Afghan5,320
Arab5,055
Armenian1,010
Assyrian360
Azerbaijani295
Georgian230
Hazara265
Iranian8,570
Iraqi3,820
Israeli735
Jordanian595
Kazakh285
Kurd940
Kuwaiti50
Kyrgyz150
Lebanese13,755
Palestinian1,650
Pashtun380
Saudi Arabian185
Syrian3,325
Tajik175
Tatar360
Turk2,590
Turkmen55
Uighur150
Uzbek270
Yemeni545
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins1,355
South Asian origins122,515
Bangladeshi2,365
Bengali985
Bhutanese160
East Indian90,620
Goan345
Gujarati295
Kashmiri595
Nepali1,900
Pakistani18,495
Punjabi8,570
Sinhalese385
Sri Lankan2,410
Tamil445
South Asian origins2,570
East and Southeast Asian origins215,510
Burmese755
Cambodian (Khmer)2,100
Chinese104,620
Filipino75,020
Indonesian1,580
Japanese7,705
Karen300
Korean11,615
Laotian935
Malaysian1,355
Mongolian1,090
Singaporean205
Taiwanese1,190
Thai1,100
Tibetan890
Vietnamese21,010
East and Southeast Asian origins325
Other Asian origins1,635
Other Asian origins1,635
Oceania origins6,310
Australian3,420
New Zealander1,275
Pacific Islands origins1,720
Fijian1,175
Hawaiian160
Maori145
Polynesian85
Samoan65
Pacific Islands origins135


Nativity by Place of Birth

TypeTotalMaleFemale
Canadian citizens1,220,070612,475607,590
Canadian citizens aged under 18282,095144,675137,420
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over937,975467,800470,170
Not Canadian citizens154,58574,57580,010

Immigrant Status

Below is the Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population:
TypeTotalMaleFemale
Non-immigrants942,785477,115465,665
Immigrants404,700196,445208,260
Before 1981695,8534,70034,885
1981 to 199041,03519,54521,495
1991 to 200068,56532,85035,715
2001 to 2010132,26064,20568,055
2001 to 200559,30028,97530,325
2006 to 201072,96035,23537,730
2011 to 201693,25545,14048,115
Non-permanent residents27,17013,49013,680

Calgary Population by Nationality

NationalityTotalMaleFemale
Americas44,35021,14023,205
Brazil1,470675800
Colombia5,8052,7553,050
El Salvador2,4501,2401,215
Guyana865435430
Haiti525280250
Jamaica3,0851,4051,680
Mexico4,4802,2002,290
Peru1,115475645
Trinidad and Tobago1,470720750
United States12,1105,5506,560
Other places of birth in Americas10,9655,4155,550
Europe81,04540,57540,470
Bosnia and Herzegovina2,0651,0601,010
Croatia1,310685630
France1,285635655
Germany6,4853,0803,400
Greece940490450
Hungary1,965970990
Ireland1,685895790
Italy3,8552,0701,790
Netherlands3,3851,8151,570
Poland6,8453,2403,600
Portugal1,165535635
Romania4,5152,2602,255
Russian Federation4,0001,7202,285
Serbia1,120575550
Ukraine2,9651,3651,600
United Kingdom26,17513,47012,710
Other places of birth in Europe11,2705,7155,560
Africa40,86520,90519,960
Algeria770415355
Egypt2,9301,5651,365
Ethiopia5,2302,5852,645
Kenya2,7351,3301,405
Morocco685360325
Nigeria7,6853,9953,695
Somalia1,340630710
South Africa; Republic of3,0151,5701,440
Other places of birth in Africa16,4708,4608,015
Asia234,535111,835122,705
Afghanistan3,2851,7651,520
Bangladesh3,1451,6151,530
China34,94516,10018,840
Hong Kong11,1155,3905,720
India46,94523,57523,375
Iran5,8003,0002,795
Iraq3,6501,9551,700
Japan1,5454351,115
Korea; South7,2803,4253,855
Lebanon4,3402,3052,030
Pakistan17,7409,2308,505
Philippines53,45023,27030,180
Sri Lanka2,0101,030980
Syria2,1951,1451,045
Taiwan2,2359501,290
Viet Nam15,7007,3108,385
Other places of birth in Asia19,1609,3259,840
Oceania and other places of birth3,9101,9951,920

Recent immigrants by selected places of birth

NationalTotalMaleFemale
Americas9,3504,6754,670
Brazil535245285
Colombia1,275605670
Cuba1256070
Haiti1509550
Jamaica470245225
Mexico1,9701,035935
United States2,0559901,065
Venezuela1,135555575
Other places of birth in Americas1,640855785
Europe9,5654,9004,660
France265155115
Germany460215245
Ireland605380225
Moldova450250195
Romania605310295
Russian Federation645220430
Ukraine830340490
United Kingdom2,8801,6351,240
Other places of birth in Europe2,8201,4051,420
Africa12,0306,1205,905
Algeria1557585
Cameroon570285280
Congo; Democratic Republic of the215100120
Côte d'Ivoire1358555
Egypt1,130590540
Eritrea1,045605445
Ethiopia1,590735855
Morocco19070120
Nigeria3,9102,0551,860
Somalia24090150
South Africa; Republic of520295230
Tunisia753535
Other places of birth in Africa2,2501,1051,150
Asia61,52028,92032,600
Afghanistan490270220
Bangladesh750345400
China6,2652,8153,455
Hong Kong420190225
India13,0506,6256,425
Iran2,2451,1301,115
Iraq1,225655575
Israel225115115
Japan33080255
Korea; South1,9107751,135
Lebanon540280265
Nepal1,120590530
Pakistan4,4002,1502,255
Philippines21,9609,88012,080
Saudi Arabia350175180
Sri Lanka335155180
Syria1,385700685
Taiwan325110215
Turkey1406080
United Arab Emirates440230215
Viet Nam1,220500725
Other places of birth in Asia2,3951,1051,290
Oceania and other795525270
Australia555355205
Other places of birth24017065

Generation Status

TypeTotal PopulationMaleFemale
First generation441,415215,050226,365
Second generation291,960147,890144,070
Third generation or more641,275324,110317,165

Immigrants Type

TypeTotal PopulationMaleFemale
Economic immigrants192,87097,19595,670
Principal applicants76,45048,06028,390
Secondary applicants116,42049,14067,280
Immigrants sponsored by family98,05540,17057,880
Refugees48,12526,39021,735
Other immigrants2,8051,4151,395


Calgary Housing

According to 2016 census, there are 302,795 Single detached houses, 33,085 are Semi-detached houses, 49,205 are Row houses, 22,075 are Apartment or flat in a duplex, 76,785 are apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys, 32,925 buildings are Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys, 2,525 are Movable dwellings. Average household size is 2.6, By household size, 122,265 are 1 person size, 169,020 are 2 persons, 87,740 are 3 persons, 86,055 are 4 persons, 54,610 are 5 or more persons.


Calgary Population age wise

According to 2016 Census, The median age of Calgary population is 36.6 years and average age is 37.4 years. 18.8% are between below 15 years, 70.2% are between 15 and 64 years, 11% are 65 years and over, 1.4% are 85 years and over.

Age GroupTotalMaleFemale
0 to 14 years261,455134,160127,295
0 to 4 years89,10545,74043,365
5 to 9 years91,80047,29544,510
10 to 14 years80,54541,12539,420
15 to 64 years978,150490,645487,505
15 to 19 years79,48040,84538,635
20 to 24 years86,68544,00542,680
25 to 29 years109,50554,29555,210
30 to 34 years121,38060,44060,940
35 to 39 years112,89055,98056,905
40 to 44 years105,29052,70552,585
45 to 49 years98,84550,05048,800
50 to 54 years97,86048,97048,890
55 to 59 years92,71546,44046,275
60 to 64 years73,49536,91536,580
65 years and over153,00570,32582,680
65 to 69 years55,10027,04028,060
70 to 74 years35,25016,94018,310
75 to 79 years24,90011,27513,625
80 to 84 years18,7058,16510,540
85 years and over19,0556,91012,145
85 to 89 years12,2154,8357,380
90 to 94 years5,2301,6903,535
95 to 99 years1,4403601,080
100 years and over16525145

Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over are, 575,690 are married, 101,855 are living common law, 453,610 are not married and not living common law, 319,635 are never married, 24,765 are Separated, 68,000 are divorced and 41,205 are widowed. Average size of census families are 3, 329,420 are total couple families, 278,500 are married couples and 50,915 are common-law couples. 143,105 are couples without children, 186,315 couples with children, out of these 70,125 are 1 child, 81,655 are 2 children, 34,530 are 3 or more children.

Income of individuals in 2015, 174,305 people are earning $100,000 and over, out of these 119,220 are Male and 55,090 are Female.

Under $10,000137,79553,67584,125
$10,000 to $19,999130,05051,98078,065
$20,000 to $29,999118,61547,76570,850
$30,000 to $39,999102,09045,30556,780
$40,000 to $49,99998,24546,56051,680
$50,000 to $59,99985,12042,58042,540
$60,000 to $69,99970,32537,55032,780
$70,000 to $79,99956,81532,10524,710
$80,000 to $89,99945,80026,62519,175
$90,000 to $99,99938,94522,46016,485
$100,000 to $149,99996,09060,92535,165
$150,000 and over78,21558,29019,930


References

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