Calgary Spanish Speaking Population – Calgary Spanish Speakers

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)

 PopulationDistribution (%)
Total population Calgary 20161,381,345100.0
 Single responses1,341,08597.1
 English937,05567.8
 French20,7151.5
Non-official languages383,32027.7
 Tagalog (Pilipino; Filipino)40,9603.0
 Punjabi (Punujabi)38,8402.8
 Cantonese34,2352.5
 Mandarin28,7402.1
 Spanish28,6852.1
 Arabic18,9601.4
 Urdu16,9251.2
 Vietnamese13,5401.0
 German11,8700.9
 Persian (Farsi)9,7300.7
 Russian9,5550.7
 Korean9,2200.7
 Hindi7,3900.5
 Italian5,4300.4
 Romanian4,7950.3
 Dutch4,0400.3
 Aboriginal8000.1
Multiple responses40,2552.9
 English and French3,6000.3
 English and non-official language34,8052.5
 French and non-official language1,0600.1
 English, French and non-official language7950.1

Source: Census 2016, Statistics Canada