Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Appendix 5.1 Ethnic origins disseminated from 2016, 2011 and 2006

Release date: October 25, 2017
Appendix 5.1 Ethnic origins disseminated from 2016, 2011 and 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of Appendix 5.1 Ethnic origins disseminated from 2016, 2011 and 2006. The information is grouped by 2016 Census (appearing as row headers), 2011 National Household Survey and 2006 Census (appearing as column headers).
2016 Census 2011 National Household Survey 2006 Census
North American Aboriginal origins
First Nations (North American Indian) First Nations (North American Indian) North American Indian
Inuit Inuit Inuit
Métis Métis Métis
Other North American origins
Acadian Acadian Acadian
American American American
Canadian Canadian Canadian
New Brunswicker New Brunswicker Other provincial or regional groups
Newfoundlander Newfoundlander Newfoundlander
Nova Scotian Nova Scotian Nova Scotian
Ontarian Ontarian Ontarian
Québécois Québécois Québécois
Other North American origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 1 Other North American origins, n.i.e. Other provincial or regional groups
European origins
British Isles origins
Channel Islander Channel Islander British Isles, n.i.e.
Cornish Cornish Cornish
English English English
Irish Irish Irish
Manx Manx Manx
Scottish Scottish Scottish
Welsh Welsh Welsh
British Isles origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 2 British Isles origins, n.i.e. British Isles, n.i.e.
French origins
Alsatian Alsatian French
Breton Breton French
Corsican Western European origins, n.i.e. French
French French French
Western European origins (except French origins)
Austrian Austrian Austrian
Bavarian German German
Belgian Belgian Belgian
Dutch Dutch Dutch (Netherlands)
Flemish Flemish Flemish
Frisian Frisian Frisian
German German German
Luxembourger Luxembourger Luxembourger
Swiss Swiss Swiss
Western European origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 3 Western European origins, n.i.e. European, n.i.e.
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins)
Danish Danish Danish
Finnish Finnish Finnish
Icelandic Icelandic Icelandic
Norwegian Norwegian Norwegian
Swedish Swedish Swedish
Northern European origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 4 Northern European origins, n.i.e. Scandinavian, n.i.e.
Eastern European origins
Bulgarian Bulgarian Bulgarian
Byelorussian Byelorussian Byelorussian
Czech Czech Czech
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Appendix 5.1 Note 5 Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. Czechoslovakian
Estonian Estonian Estonian
Hungarian Hungarian Hungarian (Magyar)
Latvian Latvian Latvian
Lithuanian Lithuanian Lithuanian
Moldovan Moldovan Romanian
Polish Polish Polish
Romanian Romanian Romanian
Russian Russian Russian
Slovak Slovak Slovak
Ukrainian Ukrainian Ukrainian
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 6 Eastern European origins, n.i.e. European, n.i.e.
Southern European origins
Albanian Albanian Albanian
Bosnian Bosnian Bosnian
Catalan Spanish Spanish
Croatian Croatian Croatian
Cypriot Cypriot Cypriot
Greek Greek Greek
Italian Italian Italian
Kosovar Kosovar Kosovar
Macedonian Macedonian Macedonian
Maltese Maltese Maltese
Montenegrin Montenegrin Montenegrin
Portuguese Portuguese Portuguese
Serbian Serbian Serbian
Sicilian Sicilian Sicilian
Slovenian Slovenian Slovenian
Spanish Spanish Spanish
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Appendix 5.1 Note 7 Yugoslavian, n.o.s. Yugoslav, n.i.e.
Southern European origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 8 Southern European origins, n.i.e. European, n.i.e.
Other European origins
Basque Basque Basque
Jewish Jewish Jewish
Roma (Gypsy) Roma (Gypsy) Gypsy (Roma)
Slavic, n.o.s.Appendix 5.1 Note 9 Slavic, n.o.s. Slav (European)
Other European origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 10 Other European origins, n.i.e. European, n.i.e.
Caribbean origins
Antiguan Antiguan Antiguan
Bahamian Bahamian Bahamian
Barbadian Barbadian Barbadian
Bermudan Bermudan Bermudan
Carib Carib Carib
Cuban Cuban Cuban
Dominican Dominican Dominican, n.o.s.
Grenadian Grenadian Grenadian
Guadeloupean Caribbean origins, n.i.e. Caribbean, n.i.e.
Haitian Haitian Haitian
Jamaican Jamaican Jamaican
Kittitian/Nevisian Kittitian/Nevisian Kittitian/Nevisian
Martinican Martinican Martinican
Montserratan Montserratan Montserratan
Puerto Rican Puerto Rican Puerto Rican
St. Lucian St. Lucian St. Lucian
Trinidadian/Tobagonian Trinidadian/Tobagonian Trinidadian/Tobagonian
Vincentian/Grenadinian Vincentian/Grenadinian Vincentian/Grenadinian
West Indian, n.o.s.Appendix 5.1 Note 11 West Indian, n.o.s. West Indian
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 12 Caribbean origins, n.i.e. Caribbean, n.i.e.
Latin, Central and South American origins
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) Aboriginal from Central/South America
Arawak Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) Aboriginal from Central/South America
Argentinian Argentinian Argentinian
Belizean Belizean Belizean
Bolivian Bolivian Bolivian
Brazilian Brazilian Brazilian
Chilean Chilean Chilean
Colombian Colombian Colombian
Costa Rican Costa Rican Costa Rican
Ecuadorian Ecuadorian Ecuadorian
Guatemalan Guatemalan Guatemalan
Guyanese Guyanese Guyanese
Hispanic Hispanic Hispanic
Honduran Honduran Honduran
Maya Maya Maya
Mexican Mexican Mexican
Nicaraguan Nicaraguan Nicaraguan
Panamanian Panamanian Panamanian
Paraguayan Paraguayan Paraguayan
Peruvian Peruvian Peruvian
Salvadorean Salvadorean Salvadorean
Uruguayan Uruguayan Uruguayan
Venezuelan Venezuelan Venezuelan
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 13 Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e. Latin, Central or South American, n.i.e.
African origins
Central and West African origins
Akan Akan Akan
Angolan Angolan Angolan
Ashanti Ashanti Ashanti
Beninese Beninese African, n.i.e.
Burkinabe Burkinabe African, n.i.e.
Cameroonian Cameroonian Cameroonian
Chadian Chadian Chadian
Congolese Congolese Congolese (Zairian), Congolese, n.o.s.
Edo Central and West African origins, n.i.e. Nigerian
Ewe Central and West African origins, n.i.e. African, n.i.e.
Gabonese Gabonese Gabonese
Gambian Gambian Gambian
Ghanaian Ghanaian Ghanaian
Guinean Guinean Guinean, n.o.s.
Ibo Ibo Ibo
Ivorian Ivorian Ivorian
Liberian Liberian African, n.i.e.
Malian Malian Malian
Malinké Central and West African origins, n.i.e. African, n.i.e.
Nigerian Nigerian Nigerian
Peulh Peulh Peulh
Senegalese Senegalese Senegalese
Sierra Leonean Sierra Leonean Sierra Leonean
Togolese Togolese Togolese
Wolof Central and West African origins, n.i.e. Senegalese
Yoruba Yoruba Yoruba
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 14 Central and West African origins, n.i.e. African, n.i.e.
North African origins
Algerian Algerian Algerian
Berber Berber Berber
Coptic Coptic Egyptian
Dinka Dinka Dinka
Egyptian Egyptian Egyptian
Libyan Libyan Libyan
Maure Maure Maghrebi, n.i.e.
Moroccan Moroccan Moroccan
Sudanese Sudanese Sudanese
Tunisian Tunisian Tunisian
North African origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 15 North African origins, n.i.e. Maghrebi, n.i.e.
Southern and East African origins
Afrikaner Afrikaner Afrikaner
Amhara Amhara Amhara
Bantu, n.o.s.Appendix 5.1 Note 16 Bantu, n.o.s. Bantu
Burundian Burundian Burundian
Djiboutian Southern and East African origins, n.i.e. African, n.i.e.
Eritrean Eritrean Eritrean
Ethiopian Ethiopian Ethiopian
Harari Harari Harari
Kenyan Kenyan Kenyan
Malagasy Malagasy Malagasy
Mauritian Mauritian Mauritian
Oromo Oromo Oromo
Rwandan Rwandan Rwandan
Seychellois Seychellois Seychellois
Somali Somali Somali
South African South African South African
Tanzanian Tanzanian Tanzanian
Tigrian Tigrian Tigrian
Ugandan Ugandan Ugandan
Zambian Zambian Zambian
Zimbabwean Zimbabwean Zimbabwean
Zulu Zulu Zulu
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 17 Southern and East African origins, n.i.e. East African, African, n.i.e.
Other African origins
Black, n.o.s.Appendix 5.1 Note 18 Black, n.o.s. Black
Other African origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 19 Other African origins, n.i.e. African, n.i.e.
Asian origins
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins
Afghan Afghan Afghan
Arab, n.o.s.Appendix 5.1 Note 20 Arab, n.o.s. Arab, n.i.e.
Armenian Armenian Armenian
Assyrian Assyrian Assyrian
Azerbaijani Azerbaijani Azerbaijani
Georgian Georgian Georgian
Hazara West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e. Afghan
Iranian Iranian Iranian
Iraqi Iraqi Iraqi
Israeli Israeli Israeli
Jordanian Jordanian Jordanian
Kazakh Kazakh West Asian, n.i.e.
Kurd Kurd Kurd
Kuwaiti Kuwaiti Kuwaiti
Kyrgyz West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e. West Asian, n.i.e.
Lebanese Lebanese Lebanese
Palestinian Palestinian Palestinian
Pashtun Pashtun Pashtun
Saudi Arabian Saudi Arabian Saudi Arabian
Syrian Syrian Syrian
Tajik Tajik West Asian, n.i.e.
Tatar Tatar Tatar
Turk Turk Turk
Turkmen West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e. West Asian, n.i.e.
Uighur Uighur West Asian, n.i.e.
Uzbek Uzbek West Asian, n.i.e.
Yemeni Yemeni Yemeni
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 21 West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e. West Asian, n.i.e.
South Asian origins
Bangladeshi Bangladeshi Bangladeshi
Bengali Bengali Bengali
Bhutanese South Asian origins, n.i.e. South Asian, n.i.e.
East Indian East Indian East Indian
Goan Goan Goan
Gujarati Gujarati Gujarati
Kashmiri Kashmiri Kashmiri
Nepali Nepali Nepali
Pakistani Pakistani Pakistani
Punjabi Punjabi Punjabi
Sinhalese Sinhalese Sinhalese
Sri Lankan Sri Lankan Sri Lankan
Tamil Tamil Tamil
South Asian origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 22 South Asian origins, n.i.e. South Asian, n.i.e.
East and Southeast Asian origins
Burmese Burmese Burmese
Cambodian (Khmer) Cambodian (Khmer) Cambodian, Khmer
Chinese Chinese Chinese
Filipino Filipino Filipino
Hmong Hmong Hmong
Indonesian Indonesian Indonesian
Japanese Japanese Japanese
Karen East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e. Burmese
Korean Korean Korean
Laotian Laotian Laotian
Malaysian Malaysian Malaysian
Mongolian Mongolian Mongolian
Singaporean Singaporean Singaporean
Taiwanese Taiwanese Taiwanese
Thai Thai Thai
Tibetan Tibetan Tibetan
Vietnamese Vietnamese Vietnamese
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 23 East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e. East or Southeast Asian, n.i.e.
Other Asian origins
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 24 Other Asian origins, n.i.e. Asian, n.o.s.
Oceania origins
Australian Australian Australian
New Zealander New Zealander New Zealander
Pacific Islands origins
Fijian Fijian Fijian
Hawaiian Hawaiian Hawaiian
Maori Maori Maori
Polynesian, n.o.s.Appendix 5.1 Note 25 Polynesian, n.o.s. Polynesian
Samoan Samoan Samoan
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Appendix 5.1 Note 26 Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e. Pacific Islander, n.i.e.
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