Edmonton, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Edmonton, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Edmonton in 2021 is 1,491,000, a 2.05% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Edmonton in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in Canada
City Name Population
Toronto 6,255,000
Montreal 4,247,000
Vancouver 2,606,000
Calgary 1,581,000
Edmonton 1,491,000
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,408,000
Quebec 832,000
Winnipeg 825,000
Hamilton 771,000
Kitchener-Cambrigde-Waterloo 571,000
London 511,000
St. Catharines-Niagara 418,000
Halifax 415,000
Oshawa 402,000
Victoria 390,000
Windsor 338,000
Saskatoon 331,000
Edmonton - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,491,000 2.05%
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%