How Many People Live in Alberta?

Alberta has the 4th highest population of all the Canadian Provinces. The population continues to rise year over year.

How many people live in Alberta? The current population of Alberta is 4,500,917. This is the most current population estimate as of April 1st, 2022.


A large percentage of Alberta’s population is concentrated in the 2 largest cities, which are Calgary and Edmonton.

The majority of people living in Alberta live from Edmonton and below. Alberta has vast amounts of wilderness in the Northern region that is very sparsely populated.

In Summary

  • As of April 1, 2022, there is an estimated total of 4,500,917 people living in Alberta.
  • Almost half of the total population resides in the 2 major cities of Edmonton and Calgary.
  • Alberta continues to have year over year population growth, as the 4th most populous province in Canada.