The Hispanic Culture In Calgary – Latin American Community in Calgary

The Hispanic Culture In Calgary – Latin American Community in Calgary

How big is the Latino Community in Calgary compared to the Latino Community in Alberta, Canada? Who are and how are we really the “Latin American Canadian” in the economic corridor of Calgary and in the province of Alberta? On how many occasions do we ask ourselves how many Hispanics do we live in Alberta?

How many Colombians are there in Calgary? or how many Mexicans live in the province of Alberta, Canada? According to the information collected by the 2016 Census, in the city of Calgary there are 7,500 people of Colombian origin, there are 8,940 people who come from Mexico. In the following table you can see by country how many women and men from Latin America live in Calgary and maintain the Hispanic culture with festivals, Latin events, the Spanish language, etc.

The order of the table is: Country of Origin-Residents in Calgary-Men-Women-Residents in Alberta-Men-Women

   Argentinian 825 415 410 1,385 705 680
    Belizean 210 135 75 445 250 190
    Bolivian 280 150 130 590 305 285
    Brazilian 1,645 710 935 3,030 1,330 1,700
    Chilean 3,300 1,665 1,640 8,105 4,115 3,990
    Colombian 7,500 3,560 3,935 12,585 6,060 6,525
    Costa Rican 295 135 160 575 270 305
    Ecuadorian 440 180 260 890 405 485
    Guatemalan 1,300 670 630 2,395 1,270 1,120
    Guyanese 1,165 625 545 3,095 1,545 1,555
    Hispanic 760 360 400 1,785 905 885
    Honduran 370 195 170 760 405 355
    Maya 230 120 105 580 310 275
    Mexican 8,940 4,525 4,420 22,475 11,430 11,045
    Nicaraguan 910 415 495 1,675 825 855
    Panamanian 160 65 95 320 150 170
    Paraguayan 175 80 90 340 155 190
    Peruvian 1,495 655 845 2,740 1,245 1,495
    Salvadorean 3,010 1,560 1,450 8,810 4,545 4,270
    Uruguayan 145 80 65 315 180 135
    Venezuelan 3,455 1,730 1,730 4,690 2,295 2,390

Source: Statcan 2016

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