Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Figure 1.1 Number and percentage of the immigrant population, Ottawa - Gatineau, 2001 to 2016

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This combined line and vertical bar chart shows the number and percentage of the population of the census metropolitan area born abroad, according to Canadian censuses from 2001 to 2016 and the 2011 National Household Survey.

The Y1 axis shows the size of the immigrant population (immigrants).

The Y2 axis shows the percentage of the population of the census metropolitan area born abroad.

The X axis shows the census years.

Table 1.1 Number and percentage of the immigrant population, Ottawa - Gatineau, 2001 to 2016
Table summary

The following table shows the number and percentage of the immigrant population, Ottawa - Gatineau, 2001 to 2016. The column headings are: census year, immigrant population (number and percentage). The rows are: the census years along with their corresponding values.

Census year Immigrant population
Number Percentage
2001 185,570 17.3
2006 203,270 17.9
2011 236,385 19.2
2016 255,800 19.7

Figure 1.2 Population (in percentage) belonging to a visible minority group, Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario, Canada, 1996 to 2016

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This vertical bar chart shows the percentage of the population belonging to a visible minority group for Ottawa - Gatineau and higher geographic levels, according to Canadian censuses from 1996 to 2016 and the 2011 National Household Survey.

The Y axis shows the percentage of the population belonging to a visible minority group.

The X axis, from left to right, shows Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario and Canada.

Table 1.2 Population (in percentage) belonging to a visible minority group, Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario, Canada, 1996 to 2016
Table summary

The following table shows the population (in percentage) belonging to a visible minority group, Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario, Canada, 1996 to 2016. The column headings are: geography and Population (%). The rows are: Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario and Canada along with their corresponding values.

Geography Census year Population (%)
Ottawa - Gatineau 1996 11.4
Ottawa - Gatineau 2001 13.9
Ottawa - Gatineau 2006 15.8
Ottawa - Gatineau 2011 19.0
Ottawa - Gatineau 2016 21.6
Ontario 1996 15.8
Ontario 2001 19.1
Ontario 2006 22.8
Ontario 2011 25.9
Ontario 2016 29.3
Canada 1996 11.2
Canada 2001 13.4
Canada 2006 16.2
Canada 2011 19.1
Canada 2016 22.3

Figure 1.3 Percentage of the population by region of ethnic origin, Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario, Canada, 2016

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This horizontal bar chart shows the percentage of the population that reported at least one response by region of ethnic origin, Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario and Canada, 2016.

The Y axis shows the different ancestral regions: North American Aboriginal origins; Other North American origins; European origins; Caribbean origins; Latin, Central and South American origins; African origins; Asian origins; and Oceania origins.

The X axis shows the percentage of the population that reported at least one response by region of origin.

Table 1.3 Percentage of the population by region of ethnic origin, Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario, Canada, 2016
Table summary

The following table shows the percentage of the population by region of ethnic origin, Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario and Canada, 2016. The column headings are: geography, ancestral regions and population (%). The rows are: Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario and Canada along with their corresponding values.

Geography Region of ethnic origin Population (%)
Ottawa - Gatineau North American Aboriginal origins 5.7
Ottawa - Gatineau Other North American origins 38.6
Ottawa - Gatineau European origins 59.4
Ottawa - Gatineau Caribbean origins 2.4
Ottawa - Gatineau Latin, Central and South American origins 1.8
Ottawa - Gatineau African origins 5.7
Ottawa - Gatineau Asian origins 15.2
Ottawa - Gatineau Oceania origins 0.2
Ontario North American Aboriginal origins 3.9
Ontario Other North American origins 24.3
Ontario European origins 61.6
Ontario Caribbean origins 3.5
Ontario Latin, Central and South American origins 2.4
Ontario African origins 3.1
Ontario Asian origins 23.4
Ontario Oceania origins 0.2
Canada North American Aboriginal origins 6.2
Canada Other North American origins 33.7
Canada European origins 57.1
Canada Caribbean origins 2.2
Canada Latin, Central and South American origins 2.0
Canada African origins 3.1
Canada Asian origins 17.7
Canada Oceania origins 0.2
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