Census Profile, 2016 Census
Calgary [Census metropolitan area], Alberta and Alberta [Province]

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Characteristic Calgary
Alberta
[Census metropolitan area]
Alberta

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 45 1,374,650 687,050 687,600 3,978,145 1,998,495 1,979,645
Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 46 1,220,070 612,475 607,590 3,622,740 1,825,135 1,797,600
Canadian citizens aged under 18 282,095 144,675 137,420 854,815 439,065 415,755
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 937,975 467,800 470,170 2,767,920 1,386,070 1,381,850
Not Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 47 154,585 74,575 80,010 355,410 173,365 182,045
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 48 1,374,650 687,050 687,600 3,978,145 1,998,495 1,979,650
Non-immigrantsCensus data footnote 49 942,785 477,115 465,665 3,062,775 1,550,445 1,512,335
ImmigrantsCensus data footnote 50 404,700 196,445 208,260 845,220 412,320 432,895
Before 1981 69,585 34,700 34,885 163,460 81,620 81,840
1981 to 1990 41,035 19,545 21,495 86,350 41,690 44,660
1991 to 2000 68,565 32,850 35,715 131,560 62,930 68,630
2001 to 2010 132,260 64,205 68,055 256,055 125,235 130,820
2001 to 2005 59,300 28,975 30,325 109,145 53,425 55,720
2006 to 2010 72,960 35,235 37,730 146,910 71,810 75,100
2011 to 2016Census data footnote 51 93,255 45,140 48,115 207,790 100,845 106,945
Non-permanent residentsCensus data footnote 52 27,170 13,490 13,680 70,155 35,735 34,420
Age at immigration
Total - Age at immigration for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 53 404,700 196,440 208,260 845,220 412,320 432,895
Under 5 years 37,370 19,075 18,295 82,175 42,200 39,975
5 to 14 years 69,005 35,815 33,190 149,815 77,820 71,995
15 to 24 years 79,350 36,525 42,825 168,965 78,215 90,755
25 to 44 years 181,400 87,250 94,150 372,805 180,265 192,535
45 years and over 37,575 17,775 19,800 71,450 33,820 37,630
Immigrants by selected place of birthThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census immigration data
Total - Selected places of birth for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 404,705 196,445 208,255 845,215 412,325 432,895
Americas 44,350 21,140 23,205 103,540 49,345 54,190
Brazil 1,470 675 800 2,545 1,100 1,440
Colombia 5,805 2,755 3,050 9,535 4,570 4,960
El Salvador 2,450 1,240 1,215 7,255 3,725 3,530
Guyana 865 435 430 2,555 1,200 1,355
Haiti 525 280 250 1,270 675 600
Jamaica 3,085 1,405 1,680 6,845 3,170 3,680
Mexico 4,480 2,200 2,290 15,665 7,860 7,805
Peru 1,115 475 645 1,920 780 1,140
Trinidad and Tobago 1,470 720 750 3,415 1,670 1,750
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 12,110 5,550 6,560 30,460 13,675 16,785
Other places of birth in Americas 10,965 5,415 5,550 22,075 10,925 11,150
Europe 81,045 40,575 40,470 189,770 95,355 94,415
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,065 1,060 1,010 4,555 2,325 2,230
Croatia 1,310 685 630 3,080 1,615 1,465
France 1,285 635 655 2,535 1,215 1,320
Germany 6,485 3,080 3,400 19,205 9,485 9,715
Greece 940 490 450 2,005 1,115 890
Hungary 1,965 970 990 3,665 1,880 1,785
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 1,685 895 790 3,935 2,100 1,835
Italy 3,855 2,070 1,790 8,110 4,370 3,745
Netherlands 3,385 1,815 1,570 14,035 7,420 6,610
Poland 6,845 3,240 3,600 16,925 8,045 8,880
Portugal 1,165 535 635 4,050 1,985 2,070
Romania 4,515 2,260 2,255 7,725 3,930 3,795
Russian Federation 4,000 1,720 2,285 7,260 3,135 4,125
SerbiaCensus data footnote 57 1,120 575 550 2,255 1,080 1,170
Ukraine 2,965 1,365 1,600 8,150 3,700 4,455
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 26,175 13,470 12,710 59,215 30,280 28,935
Other places of birth in Europe 11,270 5,715 5,560 23,060 11,670 11,390
Africa 40,865 20,905 19,960 89,740 46,705 43,030
Algeria 770 415 355 1,340 715 625
Egypt 2,930 1,565 1,365 5,320 2,940 2,375
Ethiopia 5,230 2,585 2,645 10,570 5,355 5,215
Kenya 2,735 1,330 1,405 5,120 2,555 2,565
Morocco 685 360 325 1,695 1,005 695
Nigeria 7,685 3,995 3,695 12,405 6,520 5,880
Somalia 1,340 630 710 7,060 3,665 3,395
South Africa, Republic of 3,015 1,570 1,440 7,355 3,670 3,685
Other places of birth in Africa 16,470 8,460 8,015 38,865 20,275 18,590
Asia 234,535 111,835 122,705 452,225 215,955 236,265
Afghanistan 3,285 1,765 1,520 5,190 2,765 2,430
Bangladesh 3,145 1,615 1,530 5,085 2,590 2,500
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 34,945 16,100 18,840 57,690 26,510 31,185
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 11,115 5,390 5,720 19,110 9,265 9,850
India 46,945 23,575 23,375 91,660 46,625 45,035
IranCensus data footnote 61 5,800 3,000 2,795 8,910 4,655 4,250
Iraq 3,650 1,955 1,700 5,935 3,205 2,730
Japan 1,545 435 1,115 3,065 905 2,160
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 7,280 3,425 3,855 13,850 6,530 7,320
Lebanon 4,340 2,305 2,030 10,395 5,640 4,750
Pakistan 17,740 9,230 8,505 28,075 14,630 13,445
Philippines 53,450 23,270 30,180 123,830 54,075 69,755
Sri Lanka 2,010 1,030 980 4,835 2,475 2,365
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 2,195 1,145 1,045 4,800 2,515 2,280
Taiwan 2,235 950 1,290 3,455 1,460 2,000
Viet Nam 15,700 7,310 8,385 27,080 12,645 14,435
Other places of birth in Asia 19,160 9,325 9,840 39,250 19,485 19,765
Oceania and other places of birthCensus data footnote 64 3,910 1,995 1,920 9,940 4,950 4,990
Recent immigrants by selected places of birth
Total - Selected places of birth for the recent immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 93,255 45,145 48,115 207,790 100,845 106,945
Americas 9,350 4,675 4,670 20,060 9,660 10,400
Brazil 535 245 285 860 370 490
Colombia 1,275 605 670 2,295 1,020 1,275
Cuba 125 60 70 465 215 255
Haiti 150 95 50 385 240 150
Jamaica 470 245 225 1,660 765 895
Mexico 1,970 1,035 935 4,405 2,250 2,150
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 2,055 990 1,065 4,645 2,130 2,515
VenezuelaCensus data footnote 65 1,135 555 575 1,570 745 820
Other places of birth in Americas 1,640 855 785 3,785 1,930 1,855
Europe 9,565 4,900 4,660 20,870 10,830 10,045
France 265 155 115 425 240 180
Germany 460 215 245 1,370 710 655
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 605 380 225 1,355 835 520
MoldovaCensus data footnote 66 450 250 195 715 365 350
Romania 605 310 295 1,100 545 555
Russian Federation 645 220 430 1,235 430 805
Ukraine 830 340 490 2,340 1,060 1,280
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 2,880 1,635 1,240 6,225 3,570 2,650
Other places of birth in Europe 2,820 1,405 1,420 6,100 3,065 3,040
Africa 12,030 6,120 5,905 27,770 14,165 13,610
Algeria 155 75 85 255 115 135
Cameroon 570 285 280 1,055 515 545
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 215 100 120 805 365 440
Côte d'Ivoire 135 85 55 420 210 210
Egypt 1,130 590 540 1,940 1,045 895
Eritrea 1,045 605 445 2,390 1,335 1,055
Ethiopia 1,590 735 855 3,445 1,670 1,780
Morocco 190 70 120 515 265 250
Nigeria 3,910 2,055 1,860 6,110 3,200 2,910
Somalia 240 90 150 2,120 1,110 1,010
South Africa, Republic of 520 295 230 1,590 800 785
Tunisia 75 35 35 255 135 125
Other places of birth in Africa 2,250 1,105 1,150 6,870 3,400 3,470
Asia 61,520 28,920 32,600 137,110 65,055 72,050
Afghanistan 490 270 220 810 435 375
Bangladesh 750 345 400 1,355 635 715
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 6,265 2,815 3,455 10,525 4,700 5,825
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 420 190 225 750 305 450
India 13,050 6,625 6,425 28,820 14,915 13,900
IranCensus data footnote 61 2,245 1,130 1,115 3,265 1,665 1,600
Iraq 1,225 655 575 2,010 1,045 960
Israel 225 115 115 480 250 230
Japan 330 80 255 665 195 475
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 1,910 775 1,135 3,840 1,710 2,125
Lebanon 540 280 265 1,470 755 710
Nepal 1,120 590 530 2,615 1,380 1,240
Pakistan 4,400 2,150 2,255 6,910 3,420 3,490
Philippines 21,960 9,880 12,080 59,390 26,960 32,435
Saudi Arabia 350 175 180 820 435 385
Sri Lanka 335 155 180 1,345 650 695
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 1,385 700 685 3,340 1,705 1,630
Taiwan 325 110 215 505 165 340
Turkey 140 60 80 390 215 180
United Arab Emirates 440 230 215 810 430 375
Viet Nam 1,220 500 725 2,040 795 1,240
Other places of birth in Asia 2,395 1,105 1,290 4,965 2,285 2,680
Oceania and otherCensus data footnote 64 795 525 270 1,980 1,135 845
Australia 555 355 205 1,065 600 465
Other places of birthCensus data footnote 67 240 170 65 915 535 375
Generation status
Total - Generation status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 68 1,374,650 687,050 687,600 3,978,145 1,998,500 1,979,650
First generationCensus data footnote 69 441,415 215,050 226,365 938,500 460,015 478,480
Second generationCensus data footnote 70 291,960 147,890 144,070 742,455 374,065 368,390
Third generation or moreCensus data footnote 71 641,275 324,110 317,165 2,297,195 1,164,420 1,132,775
Admission category and applicant type
Total - Admission category and applicant type for the immigrant population in private households who landed between 1980 and 2016 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 72 341,860 165,175 176,680 694,945 337,380 357,565
Economic immigrantsCensus data footnote 73 192,870 97,195 95,670 387,275 195,845 191,430
Principal applicantsCensus data footnote 74 76,450 48,060 28,390 154,700 96,855 57,850
Secondary applicantsCensus data footnote 75 116,420 49,140 67,280 232,570 98,990 133,575
Immigrants sponsored by familyCensus data footnote 76 98,055 40,170 57,880 198,575 81,650 116,920
RefugeesCensus data footnote 77 48,125 26,390 21,735 103,785 57,130 46,650
Other immigrantsCensus data footnote 78 2,805 1,415 1,395 5,320 2,745 2,570

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Calgary [Census metropolitan area], Alberta and Alberta [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed April 19, 2021).

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