Calgary Spanish Speaking Population – Calgary Spanish Speakers

Calgary Spanish Speaking Population, The top five immigrant languages in Calgary are Tagalog(Pilipino; Filipino), Punjabi(Punujabi), Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish(28,685 or 2.1 per cent of Calgary's population)

Calgary Spanish Speaking Population – Calgary Spanish Speakers

Calgary Census Metropolitan Area, 2016- Calgary Spanish language population

Based on Calgary’s 2016 population of 1,381,345, English is the mother tongue for 67.8 per cent. French-speakers make up 1.5 per cent with 20,715 people. Immigrant languages make up 30.7 per cent or 383,320. The top eight immigrant languages in Calgary are Tagalog, Punjabi, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Arabic, Urdu, Vietnamese.  The Calgary Spanish speaking population are 28,685 people or 2.1 per cent of Calgary’s total population according with the Calgary Census Metropolitan Area, 2016)

 Population Distribution (%)
Total population Calgary 2016 1,381,345 100.0
 Single responses 1,341,085 97.1
 English 937,055 67.8
 French 20,715 1.5
Non-official languages 383,320 27.7
 Tagalog (Pilipino; Filipino) 40,960 3.0
 Punjabi (Punujabi) 38,840 2.8
 Cantonese 34,235 2.5
 Mandarin 28,740 2.1
 Spanish 28,685 2.1
 Arabic 18,960 1.4
 Urdu 16,925 1.2
 Vietnamese 13,540 1.0
 German 11,870 0.9
 Persian (Farsi) 9,730 0.7
 Russian 9,555 0.7
 Korean 9,220 0.7
 Hindi 7,390 0.5
 Italian 5,430 0.4
 Romanian 4,795 0.3
 Dutch 4,040 0.3
 Aboriginal 800 0.1
Multiple responses 40,255 2.9
 English and French 3,600 0.3
 English and non-official language 34,805 2.5
 French and non-official language 1,060 0.1
 English, French and non-official language 795 0.1

Source: Census 2016, Statistics Canada

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