World Population

Edmonton Population

Edmonton is the city in Alberta province of Canada, located on the North Saskatchewan River. Edmonton population in 2021 is estimated to be 1 million, covers city area of 767.85 sq km (296.47 sq mi), The Greater Edmonton or Metro Edmonton, is a conglomeration of municipalities centered on the city of Edmonton. Edmonton is the major economic centre for northern and central Alberta for the oil and gas industry. Edmonton hosts several festivals each year, nicknamed Canada's Festival City.

Edmonton city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearEdmonton Population
1950163,473
1955213,218
1960297,197
1965375,561
1970457,116
1975530,990
1980605,061
1985725,625
1990819,248
1995854,414
2000908,950
2005997,474
20101,111,634
20111,137,346
20151,258,898
2020*1,429,743
2025*1,567,615
2035*1,731,807
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Edmonton city Population(UA)

Greater Edmonton

Greater Edmonton population in 2021 is estimated to be 2.75 million, also known as Metro Edmonton, is the metropolitan area with its major urban centre being the city of Edmonton. The Edmonton CMA is the largest in Canada by area at 9,426.73 sq km (3,639.68 sq mi). The Greater Edmonton population will soon reach 1.5 million people by 2025. By 2021 population density of Greater area is 142 per sq km. The Greater Vancouver population in 2016 is 1.32 million, as compared to 1.15 million in 2011 with the change of 13.9 percent from 2011 to 2016 and change of 11.16 percent from 2016 to 2020. Total private dwellings are 537,634 in 2016.

Edmonton City(2021)Greater Edmonton(2020)
Population1 million1,468,926
Area767.85 sq km (296.47 sq mi)9,438.86 sq km (3644.36 sq mi)
Rank5(Canada)5(Canada CMA)
Reference: cma


Edmonton Language demographics

According to 2016 census, Edmonton language demographics are as below:

LanguagesPopulation
English1,050,405
French10,950
Non-official languages173,925
Aboriginal languages535
Algonquian languages450
Blackfoot10
Cree-Montagnais languages420
Northern East Cree15
Plains Cree55
Woods Cree20
Cree325
Eastern Algonquian languages5
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages25
Ojibway20
Athabaskan languages20
Northern Athabaskan languages20
Dene15
Slavey-Hare languages5
South Slavey5
Inuit languages5
Inuit languages5
Iroquoian languages5
Siouan languages40
Dakota15
Stoney25
Aboriginal languages15
Non-Aboriginal languages173,390
Afro-Asiatic languages20,330
Berber languages95
Kabyle50
Berber languages45
Cushitic languages5,850
Bilen210
Oromo885
Somali4,740
Cushitic languages10
Semitic languages14,365
Amharic1,695
Arabic10,590
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic40
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic20
Harari115
Hebrew185
Maltese5
Tigrigna1,655
Semitic languages50
Afro-Asiatic languages25
Austro-Asiatic languages6,245
Khmer (Cambodian)385
Vietnamese5,860
Austro-Asiatic languages5
Austronesian languages22,800
Bikol15
Cebuano810
Fijian25
Hiligaynon190
Ilocano605
Malagasy5
Malay130
Pampangan (Kapampangan; Pampango)125
Pangasinan25
Tagalog (Pilipino; Filipino)20,765
Waray-Waray10
Austronesian languages85
Creole languages570
Haitian Creole40
Creole380
Creole languages150
Dravidian languages4,415
Kannada80
Malayalam2,330
Tamil1,445
Telugu560
Dravidian languages10
Hmong-Mien languages10
Indo-European languages75,400
Albanian370
Armenian70
Balto-Slavic languages12,815
Baltic languages120
Latvian55
Lithuanian70
Slavic languages12,690
Belarusan10
Bosnian305
Bulgarian290
Croatian895
Czech255
Macedonian90
Polish3,805
Russian3,265
Serbian1,000
Serbo-Croatian120
Slovak170
Slovene (Slovenian)65
Ukrainian2,395
Slavic languages25
Celtic languages10
Scottish Gaelic5
Germanic languages3,045
Afrikaans295
Danish40
Dutch275
Frisian5
German2,315
Icelandic15
Norwegian15
Swedish65
Vlaams (Flemish)15
Greek375
Indo-Iranian languages43,140
Indo-Aryan languages39,005
Bengali1,455
Gujarati3,650
Hindi5,095
Konkani40
Marathi335
Nepali1,395
Oriya (Odia)35
Punjabi (Panjabi)20,655
Sindhi465
Sinhala (Sinhalese)785
Urdu5,100
Iranian languages4,020
Kurdish375
Pashto430
Persian (Farsi)3,215
Indo-Iranian languages115
Italic (Romance) languages15,580
Catalan10
Italian1,405
Portuguese1,915
Romanian1,355
Spanish10,880
Italic (Romance) languages5
Japanese475
Kartvelian languages55
Georgian55
Korean4,570
Mongolic languages45
Mongolian50
Niger-Congo languages2,945
Akan (Twi)445
Edo35
Ewe40
Fulah (Pular; Pulaar; Fulfulde)55
Ga20
Ganda80
Igbo85
Lingala40
Rundi (Kirundi)200
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)285
Shona220
Swahili585
Wolof90
Yoruba280
Niger-Congo languages495
Nilo-Saharan languages365
Dinka200
Nilo-Saharan languages165
Sign languages480
American Sign Language195
Sign languages285
Sino-Tibetan languages32,310
Chinese languages31,770
Cantonese14,695
Hakka215
Mandarin14,725
Min Dong10
Min Nan (Chaochow; Teochow; Fukien; Taiwanese)555
Wu (Shanghainese)120
Chinese1,440
Chinese languages10
Tibeto-Burman languages540
Burmese95
Karenic languages360
Tibetan20
Tibeto-Burman languages60
Tai-Kadai languages475
Lao190
Thai285
Tai-Kadai languages5
Turkic languages1,310
Azerbaijani50
Turkish1,140
Uyghur40
Uzbek70
Turkic languages15
Uralic languages505
Estonian5
Finnish30
Hungarian475
Other languages75


Edmonton Population by Race

EthnicPopulationMaleFemale
North American Aboriginal origins89,86542,97046,895
First Nations (North American Indian)54,69525,87028,825
Inuit1,615845770
Métis38,15518,28019,880
Other North American origins281,765143,450138,315
Acadian1,9101,090820
American20,0059,66010,345
Canadian266,440135,735130,705
New Brunswicker20200
Newfoundlander565310250
Nova Scotian805030
Ontarian1000
Québécois495285215
Other North American origins854045
European origins814,405406,030408,380
British Isles origins470,485234,925235,555
Channel Islander652045
Cornish755025
English258,295127,740130,555
Irish186,10590,32095,785
Manx280130145
Scottish208,460103,215105,240
Welsh24,79012,01012,775
British Isles origins28,17513,74514,435
French origins143,08569,59573,490
Alsatian804535
Breton352015
Corsican905035
French142,95069,51573,435
Western European origins (except French origins)274,300135,385138,915
Austrian13,7656,5457,220
Bavarian402020
Belgian7,0403,4053,630
Dutch57,53528,30529,235
Flemish730310420
Frisian1459055
German213,115105,050108,065
Luxembourger21011095
Swiss6,2403,2003,035
Western European origins17570105
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins)93,66545,00048,665
Danish15,7257,5258,205
Finnish5,3552,6652,695
Icelandic5,3552,7552,595
Norwegian43,52020,85022,670
Swedish29,40013,43515,965
Northern European origins4,2052,0902,120
Eastern European origins253,740123,005130,740
Bulgarian905460440
Byelorussian1,060580485
Czech6,1103,0203,085
Czechoslovakian2,9901,4501,545
Estonian675310360
Hungarian14,5107,0707,440
Latvian1,230565660
Lithuanian2,0351,0101,025
Moldovan380170205
Polish72,79535,33537,460
Romanian11,6105,6555,955
Russian28,27513,42514,850
Slovak3,2251,5151,710
Ukrainian159,94077,33582,610
Eastern European origins615320295
Southern European origins77,08538,66538,420
Albanian805445360
Bosnian1,540770765
Catalan353010
Croatian5,2652,9002,365
Cypriot654025
Greek5,0152,5852,435
Italian33,80017,18016,620
Kosovar1758585
Macedonian405205200
Maltese485260225
Montenegrin1057040
Portuguese10,7105,4605,255
Serbian3,4151,6651,745
Sicilian904550
Slovenian1,380725655
Spanish16,6157,6258,985
Yugoslavian1,685830860
Southern European origins603525
Other European origins7,3053,8703,440
Basque1255570
Jewish3,6952,0101,685
Roma (Gypsy)1105560
Slavic290140150
Other European origins3,1251,6301,500
Caribbean origins15,2507,6007,645
Antiguan1306560
Bahamian1007035
Barbadian860425440
Bermudan453015
Carib502525
Cuban970520450
Dominican360185180
Grenadian345185160
Guadeloupean000
Haitian880505380
Jamaican7,4653,6703,790
Kittitian/Nevisian251020
Martinican0100
Montserratan15020
Puerto Rican1004555
St. Lucian230120115
Trinidadian/Tobagonian2,4701,2751,200
Vincentian/Grenadinian1405090
West Indian1,105525585
Caribbean origins920450475
Latin; Central and South American origins24,50512,24512,260
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya)765335430
Arawak10150
Argentinian385220170
Belizean553520
Bolivian854045
Brazilian965460505
Chilean3,9301,9651,965
Colombian3,5651,7551,805
Costa Rican1507575
Ecuadorian295145150
Guatemalan700370325
Guyanese1,605770835
Hispanic755390365
Honduran18011070
Maya235110120
Mexican5,1052,6502,455
Nicaraguan510265245
Panamanian1055050
Paraguayan252010
Peruvian865420445
Salvadorean3,9802,0001,975
Uruguayan1358550
Venezuelan715330385
Latin; Central and South American origins1,080550530
African origins59,33530,55528,780
Central and West African origins12,9356,8156,115
Akan25200
Angolan1257545
Ashanti352015
Beninese402515
Burkinabe754030
Cameroonian780390395
Chadian10100
Congolese2,2701,1951,080
Edo21012580
Ewe553025
Gabonese1000
Gambian352510
Ghanaian2,1101,1001,010
Guinean285155135
Ibo385215170
Ivorian405215190
Liberian650310340
Malian351515
Malinké704035
Nigerian3,5701,8501,715
Peulh604020
Senegalese25015590
Sierra Leonean470250225
Togolese502030
Wolof201510
Yoruba830425405
Central and West African origins875500380
North African origins9,2354,8404,395
Algerian500225270
Berber23515085
Coptic954550
Dinka20010595
Egyptian3,3551,7751,585
Libyan595305290
Maure352015
Moroccan1,195645550
Sudanese2,7451,4501,295
Tunisian375180195
North African origins240115120
Southern and East African origins27,41014,11513,290
Afrikaner805035
Amhara1859590
Bantu410235185
Burundian695380315
Djiboutian1558570
Eritrean3,4751,7901,690
Ethiopian5,3302,6752,660
Harari1156055
Kenyan970505465
Malagasy503515
Mauritian20510595
Oromo560350205
Rwandan1,125600530
Seychellois10100
Somali9,8004,9954,810
South African1,770890880
Tanzanian470300170
Tigrian255130125
Ugandan650355295
Zambian1005045
Zimbabwean1,380690690
Zulu1708095
Southern and East African origins1,510770740
Other African origins10,9805,4705,515
Black1,220615610
Other African origins9,9454,9504,995
Asian origins288,745142,015146,725
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins40,21521,11019,105
Afghan2,4901,3101,175
Arab4,4202,4052,015
Armenian620310310
Assyrian1607090
Azerbaijani295150150
Georgian1206060
Hazara1005545
Iranian4,6302,3752,255
Iraqi2,0651,085980
Israeli705360345
Jordanian635320320
Kazakh1105060
Kurd1,060600470
Kuwaiti1206060
Kyrgyz252015
Lebanese15,1107,8357,280
Palestinian2,9001,6101,295
Pashtun235105130
Saudi Arabian19510095
Syrian3,0151,5401,470
Tajik704525
Tatar1355580
Turk2,7501,5201,225
Turkmen451535
Uighur955050
Uzbek1758590
Yemeni255135120
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins885495390
South Asian origins91,59547,18544,410
Bangladeshi1,450715730
Bengali615340270
Bhutanese754530
East Indian72,24537,09535,155
Goan804540
Gujarati485255230
Kashmiri1055550
Nepali1,840995845
Pakistani8,3804,3254,050
Punjabi6,2703,3202,950
Sinhalese270155120
Sri Lankan2,3251,1801,145
Tamil480250230
South Asian origins1,9451,010935
East and Southeast Asian origins158,42074,45083,975
Burmese450235215
Cambodian (Khmer)1,570805765
Chinese71,95034,65537,290
Filipino64,27529,12535,145
Hmong000
Indonesian950455500
Japanese3,6351,5602,075
Karen395220175
Korean7,9853,8204,165
Laotian760390370
Malaysian1,465670795
Mongolian350155190
Singaporean1507085
Taiwanese660285370
Thai1,040375665
Tibetan452020
Vietnamese14,1806,8257,355
East and Southeast Asian origins365190180
Other Asian origins940505435
Other Asian origins940505435
Oceania origins4,9452,5502,395
Australian1,9301,015915
New Zealander700385320
Pacific Islands origins2,4351,2151,210
Fijian1,910935980
Hawaiian1507575
Maori19510595
Polynesian552530
Samoan654020
Pacific Islands origins705020


Nativity by Place of Birth

CitizenshipPopulationMaleFemale
Canadian citizens1,162,900583,130579,770
Canadian citizens aged under 18264,740135,520129,225
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over898,160447,610450,550
Not Canadian citizens134,37566,51067,865
Immigrant status and period of immigration:
Type/PeriodPopulationMaleFemale
Non-immigrants960,305484,015476,290
Immigrants308,605150,860157,745
Before 198161,13530,55530,580
1981 to 199034,05516,64017,415
1991 to 200046,80521,96024,845
2001 to 201088,08543,34044,750
2001 to 200536,51517,85518,665
2006 to 201051,57025,48026,085
2011 to 201678,52038,36040,160
Non-permanent residents28,37014,77013,600
Immigrants by selected place of birth:
EthnicPopulationMaleFemale
Americas31,61015,19516,420
Brazil800330475
Colombia2,6101,3051,305
El Salvador3,0551,5501,500
Guyana1,405625785
Haiti540305240
Jamaica2,7951,2651,530
Mexico2,4401,2351,205
Peru555215335
Trinidad and Tobago1,630805830
United States8,6054,0204,590
Other places of birth in Americas7,1753,5403,635
Europe65,66032,67032,985
Bosnia and Herzegovina1,945995950
Croatia1,430770665
France785345435
Germany7,1403,5503,585
Greece655370285
Hungary975480490
Ireland1,520815700
Italy3,5201,9001,625
Netherlands3,8302,0201,805
Poland8,0053,8704,135
Portugal2,5751,2651,305
Romania2,3351,1851,150
Russian Federation2,3301,0001,330
Serbia880395490
Ukraine3,7651,6502,120
United Kingdom16,8758,6158,260
Other places of birth in Europe7,1003,4403,660
Africa37,20019,24017,955
Algeria385195185
Egypt2,0551,155900
Ethiopia4,0152,0501,970
Kenya1,9951,025975
Morocco805495305
Nigeria3,2551,7351,525
Somalia4,5852,2552,335
South Africa; Republic of2,2501,0701,180
Other places of birth in Africa17,8459,2608,585
Asia169,90081,64088,255
Afghanistan1,490770725
Bangladesh1,615810810
China19,7059,02510,680
Hong Kong7,3553,5553,800
India38,83019,85018,980
Iran2,7201,4401,280
Iraq2,1001,140955
Japan690195490
Korea; South4,9802,3452,640
Lebanon5,0552,7552,295
Pakistan8,2554,2454,010
Philippines45,40019,90025,500
Sri Lanka2,1251,0501,070
Syria2,0151,090920
Taiwan1,030445585
Viet Nam10,4254,8655,555
Other places of birth in Asia16,1308,1657,965
Oceania and other places of birth4,2352,1102,125
Recent immigrants by selected places of birth:
NativityPopulationMaleFemale
Americas5,8752,7653,110
Brazil270110160
Colombia575235335
Cuba250115135
Haiti18010075
Jamaica685290390
Mexico975505465
United States1,485680810
Venezuela23090140
Other places of birth in Americas1,230640595
Europe7,3103,7453,565
France1055550
Germany520295225
Ireland535330205
Moldova21090120
Romania375175200
Russian Federation440165275
Ukraine905415485
United Kingdom1,8551,035820
Other places of birth in Europe2,3651,1851,180
Africa11,8055,9805,825
Algeria401530
Cameroon375180195
Congo; Democratic Republic of the525250275
Côte d'Ivoire285130155
Egypt745410335
Eritrea990520475
Ethiopia1,225630595
Morocco245145100
Nigeria1,565830735
Somalia1,390685705
South Africa; Republic of500245250
Tunisia1558080
Other places of birth in Africa3,7601,8651,895
Asia52,81025,49027,315
Afghanistan225115105
Bangladesh555265290
China3,6851,6502,030
Hong Kong310110200
India13,5657,0906,475
Iran890475410
Iraq705360340
Israel250130120
Japan19060130
Korea; South1,500745750
Lebanon785400390
Nepal1,095580515
Pakistan1,980990990
Philippines21,5009,80011,705
Saudi Arabia375215165
Sri Lanka760365395
Syria1,390745650
Taiwan1304085
Turkey22013585
United Arab Emirates310170140
Viet Nam760295465
Other places of birth in Asia1,635750885
Oceania and other725380345
Australia270145130
Other places of birth445235215
Visible minority population:
RegionPopulationMaleFemale
South Asian91,42047,19044,225
Chinese60,20029,26530,935
Black57,82029,68528,135
Filipino61,04027,53533,505
Latin American18,7559,5259,230
Arab25,50513,61011,895
Southeast Asian17,2708,2659,005
West Asian6,7503,4803,270
Korean7,5853,6353,955
Japanese2,4709751,495
Visible minority4,0451,9102,135
Multiple visible minorities11,1255,5255,600
Not a visible minority933,290469,030464,260


Edmonton Housing

According to 2016 housing census, Edmonton housing statistics are, 31,195 are in semi-detached house, 42,865 are in row houses, 10,680 are in apartment or flat in a duplex, 95,675 are in apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys, 6,905 are in movable dwelling. Households by household size are 123,655 households are with 1 person, 168,735 are with 2 persons, 82,535 are with 3 persons, 77,110 are with 4 persons, 50,115 are with 5 or more persons, average household size is 2.6.

According to Housing Affordability 2021 Report, Edmonton city is the most affordable city for purchasing a home, The average price of residential properties in Edmonton is about $377,554.


References

statcan cma

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