Population Of Calgary 2017

Calgary is situated in Alberta, Canada where the Bow River and Elbow River meet in the southern side of the province. The range around Calgary was initially possessed by pre-Clovis individuals with a history going back around 11,000 years ago, despite the fact that it was occupied by a few people when Europeans arrived, including the Blackfoot, Peigan and others.

Population Of Calgary 2017

The economy of the city incorporates activity in the energy, film, financial services, Television, transportation, technology, health and tourism sectors.The Calgary CMA is home to the second-most astounding number of corporate head workplaces in Canada among the nation’s 800 biggest corporations.


Calgary’s populace started to increase rapidly in 1914 when pioneers everywhere throughout the world came to exploit the offer with the expectation of free homestead area and in this way farming as well as agriculture turned into an essential part of the economy for a long time.

Talking about population, in order to check out the population of Calgary in 2017, we need to have a look at the population of the past 5 years. They are as per the following:

  1. 2012 – 1.11 Million
  2. 2013 – 1.14 Million
  3. 2014 – 1.17 Million
  4. 2015 – 1.23 Million
  5. 2016 – 1.30 Million

Taking a look at the population of Calgary from the year 2012-16, it has been noticed that there has been an increase of 0.21 Million in the past 5 years. Therefore, it has been seen that every year the population increases by 0.042 Million. Hence, the population of Calgary in 2017 is forecasted to be 1.30 Million + 0.042 Million = 1.342 Million. So, the population of Calgary in the year 2017 as per estimated data = 1.342 Million.

Calgary Population 2017 – 1.342 Million(Estimated)


About 25% of the number of inhabitants in Calgary belongs to a minority group and it ranks third among the main Canadian urban cities as far as its proportion of visible minorities. 78% of the foreigners who have landed in Calgary since 2001 belong to a minority group. In the year 2011, the ethnic composition of the city was White: 67.3%, Visible minority bunch: 30.1% and Aboriginal population of about 2.7%.


It has a population density of 1,329 people per square kilometer. The city had a population of 1,149,552 at the 2013 metropolitan evaluation and that is an increase of 2.6% over the 2012 population. The Calgary CMA, in the mean time, has grown just about 13% in five years, the most highest of any CMAs in the state. Simply a year ago, Calgary’s population hit the point of 1.15 million, including almost 30,000 individuals in a year. The fundamental source of the growth is global migration at 42%. A significant part of the growth in the locale has been in the outskirts of the city. One of the greatest difficulties the city now faces is a quickly rising population with next to no reasonable housing. Notwithstanding this issue, Calgary’s population will keep on growing quickly in the coming years.


  1. The city’s nickname is Cow town, despite the fact that it is a current vibrant city with more than 1 million individuals and few cows.
  2. Calgary turned into a city in 1894. It was initially called Fort Calgary.
  3. The coldest temperature recorded in the city was around – 45 C in 1893. Calgary’s hottest day ever recorded was a burning 36.1 C in the year 1919.
  4. Just in Calgary would you be able to walk 18 KM all through downtown, without stepping outside. Interfacing more than 100 structures, the Plus 15, comprises of a progression of bridges 15 feet over the ground. It’s an extraordinary way to get around.
  5. The Bow is tallest office tower in the city and eighth tallest building in Canada.

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