Net Migration
The difference between total migration into a region and migration out of the same region. Migration includes both international and inter-provincial migration.
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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Mar 18, 2021
In the fourth quarter of 2020, net migration into of Alberta totaled 4,418, compared with a net inflow of 11,746 in the same quarter of 2019, a decrease of 62.4%. Nationally, net migration decreased 58.5% in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. Net inter-provincial migration into Alberta was -1,293 , down from a net of 1,555 a year earlier, while net international migration was 5,711, compared with a net increase of 10,191 a year earlier. Overall net migration to Alberta in 2020 was 11,545, down 75.2% compared to 2019. In 2020 Alberta gained 13,697 people through international migration and lost 2,152 through interprovincial migration.