Edmonton, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Edmonton, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Edmonton in 2020 is 1,461,000, a 2.17% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Edmonton in 2019 was 1,430,000, a 2.36% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Edmonton in 2018 was 1,397,000, a 2.65% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Edmonton in 2017 was 1,361,000, a 2.64% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
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
Edmonton - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,461,000 2.17%
2019 1,430,000 2.36%
2018 1,397,000 2.65%
2017 1,361,000 2.64%
2016 1,326,000 2.63%
2015 1,292,000 2.62%
2014 1,259,000 2.61%
2013 1,227,000 2.68%
2012 1,195,000 2.66%
2011 1,164,000 2.37%
2010 1,137,000 2.25%
2009 1,112,000 2.30%
2008 1,087,000 2.35%
2007 1,062,000 2.31%
2006 1,038,000 2.06%
2005 1,017,000 2.01%
2004 997,000 1.94%
2003 978,000 1.98%
2002 959,000 2.02%
2001 940,000 1.73%
2000 924,000 1.65%
1999 909,000 1.68%
1998 894,000 1.71%
1997 879,000 1.74%
1996 864,000 0.58%
1995 859,000 0.59%
1994 854,000 0.47%
1993 850,000 0.47%
1992 846,000 0.59%
1991 841,000 1.20%
1990 831,000 1.47%
1989 819,000 1.36%
1988 808,000 1.38%
1987 797,000 1.40%
1986 786,000 3.97%
1985 756,000 4.13%
1984 726,000 4.31%
1983 696,000 4.19%
1982 668,000 4.21%
1981 641,000 2.89%
1980 623,000 2.98%
1979 605,000 2.89%
1978 588,000 2.80%
1977 572,000 2.88%
1976 556,000 2.39%
1975 543,000 2.26%
1974 531,000 2.31%
1973 519,000 2.17%
1972 508,000 2.21%
1971 497,000 4.19%
1970 477,000 4.38%
1969 457,000 4.34%
1968 438,000 4.29%
1967 420,000 4.22%
1966 403,000 3.60%
1965 389,000 3.46%
1964 376,000 3.58%
1963 363,000 3.71%
1962 350,000 3.24%
1961 339,000 6.60%
1960 318,000 7.07%
1959 297,000 6.83%
1958 278,000 6.92%
1957 260,000 6.56%
1956 244,000 7.02%
1955 228,000 7.04%
1954 213,000 6.50%
1953 200,000 6.95%
1952 187,000 6.86%
1951 175,000 7.36%
1950 163,000 0.00%