Poverty Affects Newcomers to Calgary

Calgary welcomed 93,255 immigrants in the period of 2011 to 2016 (Statistics Canada, 2016). With the total number of immigrants, including non-permanent residents within Calgary totaling 431,870, Calgary has the fourth largest immigrant population in Canada (Statistics Canada, 2016). The more recent a person has immigrated to Canada, the more likely they are to be living in low income.

Published 1 January 2018

Updated 9 February 2021