Calgary, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Calgary, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Calgary in 2020 is 1,547,000, a 2.25% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Calgary in 2019 was 1,513,000, a 2.44% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Calgary in 2018 was 1,477,000, a 2.78% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Calgary in 2017 was 1,437,000, a 2.79% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in Canada
City Name Population
Toronto 6,197,000
Montreal 4,221,000
Vancouver 2,581,000
Calgary 1,547,000
Edmonton 1,461,000
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,393,000
Quebec 826,000
Winnipeg 817,000
Hamilton 767,000
Kitchener-Cambrigde-Waterloo 562,000
London 508,000
St. Catharines-Niagara 416,000
Halifax 413,000
Oshawa 398,000
Victoria 386,000
Windsor 336,000
Saskatoon 325,000
Calgary - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,547,000 2.25%
2019 1,513,000 2.44%
2018 1,477,000 2.78%
2017 1,437,000 2.79%
2016 1,398,000 2.79%
2015 1,360,000 2.72%
2014 1,324,000 2.80%
2013 1,288,000 2.79%
2012 1,253,000 2.70%
2011 1,220,000 2.52%
2010 1,190,000 2.41%
2009 1,162,000 2.38%
2008 1,135,000 2.34%
2007 1,109,000 2.40%
2006 1,083,000 2.56%
2005 1,056,000 2.52%
2004 1,030,000 2.59%
2003 1,004,000 2.55%
2002 979,000 2.51%
2001 955,000 3.02%
2000 927,000 2.89%
1999 901,000 2.97%
1998 875,000 3.06%
1997 849,000 2.91%
1996 825,000 1.98%
1995 809,000 1.76%
1994 795,000 1.66%
1993 782,000 1.82%
1992 768,000 1.72%
1991 755,000 2.30%
1990 738,000 2.36%
1989 721,000 2.27%
1988 705,000 2.47%
1987 688,000 2.23%
1986 673,000 2.59%
1985 656,000 2.50%
1984 640,000 2.56%
1983 624,000 2.46%
1982 609,000 2.53%
1981 594,000 4.58%
1980 568,000 4.80%
1979 542,000 4.63%
1978 518,000 4.86%
1977 494,000 4.66%
1976 472,000 3.28%
1975 457,000 3.16%
1974 443,000 3.02%
1973 430,000 3.12%
1972 417,000 3.22%
1971 404,000 3.86%
1970 389,000 4.01%
1969 374,000 4.18%
1968 359,000 4.06%
1967 345,000 3.92%
1966 332,000 3.75%
1965 320,000 3.23%
1964 310,000 3.68%
1963 299,000 3.46%
1962 289,000 3.21%
1961 280,000 6.87%
1960 262,000 6.94%
1959 245,000 7.46%
1958 228,000 7.04%
1957 213,000 7.04%
1956 199,000 6.99%
1955 186,000 6.90%
1954 174,000 7.41%
1953 162,000 7.28%
1952 151,000 7.09%
1951 141,000 6.82%
1950 132,000 0.00%