Data tables, 2016 Census

Ethnic Origin (279), Single and Multiple Ethnic Origin Responses (3), Generation Status (4), Age (12) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correction

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This table details ethnic origin , single and multiple ethnic origin responses , generation status , age and sex for the population in private households in Ottawa - Gatineau
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Ethnic origin (279) Single and multiple ethnic origin responses (3)
Total - Single and multiple ethnic origin responsesFootnote 2 Single ethnic origin responsesFootnote 3 Multiple ethnic origin responsesFootnote 4
Total - Ethnic originFootnote 5 1,300,730 690,960 609,775
North American Aboriginal origins 74,120 9,875 64,250
First Nations (North American Indian) 54,090 6,990 47,095
Inuit 1,850 590 1,260
Métis 20,035 2,295 17,745
Other North American origins 501,820 243,205 258,605
Acadian 5,515 545 4,965
American 14,170 735 13,430
Canadian 484,255 238,595 245,660
New Brunswicker 80 0 80
Newfoundlander 780 70 710
Nova Scotian 115 20 95
Ontarian 650 65 585
Québécois 6,590 3,155 3,440
Other North American origins, n.i.e.Footnote 6 30 20 15
European origins 772,545 210,400 562,150
British Isles origins 468,015 72,595 395,425
Channel Islander 115 0 115
Cornish 85 0 85
English 224,680 28,335 196,345
Irish 244,570 23,045 221,530
Manx 185 10 185
Scottish 197,650 14,590 183,065
Welsh 18,780 810 17,970
British Isles origins, n.i.e.Footnote 7 37,045 5,810 31,235
French origins 300,555 54,475 246,075
Alsatian 100 10 95
Breton 485 75 410
Corsican 95 0 95
French 300,285 54,400 245,890
Western European origins (except French origins) 136,795 18,160 118,635
Austrian 6,485 595 5,895
Bavarian 70 0 70
Belgian 6,555 975 5,580
Dutch 33,520 6,230 27,290
Flemish 545 45 500
Frisian 75 25 55
German 94,385 9,630 84,760
Luxembourger 170 10 160
Swiss 5,640 620 5,020
Western European origins, n.i.e.Footnote 8 150 40 110
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 26,295 2,255 24,040
Danish 5,950 680 5,265
Finnish 4,265 595 3,670
Icelandic 1,600 115 1,485
Norwegian 7,180 340 6,840
Swedish 7,635 405 7,230
Northern European origins, n.i.e.Footnote 9 1,665 115 1,545
Eastern European origins 98,040 24,910 73,130
Bulgarian 1,795 1,105 695
Byelorussian 985 260 725
Czech 3,930 885 3,045
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Footnote 10 810 85 725
Estonian 985 175 810
Hungarian 9,645 1,900 7,745
Latvian 1,185 210 970
Lithuanian 2,600 340 2,260
Moldovan 520 160 365
Polish 36,980 7,995 28,985
Romanian 7,900 3,195 4,705
Russian 17,230 3,525 13,705
Slovak 2,810 715 2,095
Ukrainian 28,150 4,090 24,060
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Footnote 11 1,055 275 780
Southern European origins 100,355 35,560 64,795
Albanian 1,185 830 360
Bosnian 1,660 1,000 665
Catalan 20 0 15
Croatian 4,135 1,340 2,785
Cypriot 160 10 160
Greek 8,005 2,915 5,090
Italian 53,825 16,940 36,885
Kosovar 55 15 40
Macedonian 625 110 515
Maltese 705 150 555
Montenegrin 195 15 175
Portuguese 14,625 6,780 7,845
Serbian 3,635 1,915 1,715
Sicilian 310 50 260
Slovenian 1,350 340 1,010
Spanish 15,605 2,780 12,825
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Footnote 12 1,190 355 840
Southern European origins, n.i.e.Footnote 13 85 15 65
Other European origins 9,235 2,445 6,790
Basque 395 25 370
Jewish 6,220 1,360 4,855
Roma (Gypsy) 95 10 90
Slavic, n.o.s.Footnote 14 250 75 180
Other European origins, n.i.e.Footnote 15 2,340 980 1,360
Caribbean origins 31,680 16,995 14,690
Antiguan 280 55 225
Bahamian 175 35 145
Barbadian 1,390 430 955
Bermudan 110 0 105
Carib 135 10 130
Cuban 1,560 515 1,045
Dominican 960 325 640
Grenadian 320 85 240
Guadeloupean 20 0 15
Haitian 13,790 10,190 3,600
Jamaican 8,640 3,530 5,110
Kittitian/Nevisian 65 25 35
Martinican 50 0 45
Montserratan 45 10 40
Puerto Rican 140 15 125
St. Lucian 810 395 415
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 2,245 455 1,785
Vincentian/Grenadinian 250 90 160
West Indian, n.o.s.Footnote 16 1,730 480 1,250
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Footnote 17 1,195 330 860
Latin, Central and South American origins 24,005 10,385 13,620
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 1,130 105 1,025
Arawak 80 0 80
Argentinian 795 90 710
Belizean 95 15 80
Bolivian 220 55 160
Brazilian 1,445 415 1,030
Chilean 1,390 450 945
Colombian 3,755 2,590 1,170
Costa Rican 200 50 155
Ecuadorian 280 110 165
Guatemalan 580 305 275
Guyanese 2,090 535 1,555
Hispanic 420 175 245
Honduran 350 110 240
Maya 435 45 385
Mexican 4,000 1,385 2,615
Nicaraguan 1,260 515 740
Panamanian 135 25 110
Paraguayan 40 0 40
Peruvian 1,760 750 1,010
Salvadorean 2,700 1,540 1,160
Uruguayan 140 30 115
Venezuelan 1,190 375 815
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Footnote 18 1,450 715 740
African origins 74,720 52,870 21,850
Central and West African origins 18,910 13,920 4,990
Akan 130 70 60
Angolan 250 95 155
Ashanti 20 0 20
Beninese 615 365 250
Burkinabe 505 320 185
Cameroonian 2,275 1,805 475
Chadian 225 105 120
Congolese 6,005 4,670 1,330
Edo 45 0 40
Ewe 70 0 70
Gabonese 250 85 160
Gambian 45 30 20
Ghanaian 1,550 975 575
Guinean 625 320 305
Ibo 115 80 30
Ivorian 1,160 755 400
Liberian 95 50 45
Malian 585 245 340
Malinké 130 85 45
Nigerian 2,310 1,635 670
Peulh 205 145 60
Senegalese 895 510 385
Sierra Leonean 95 60 35
Togolese 805 455 350
Wolof 65 10 55
Yoruba 440 320 120
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Footnote 19 1,540 705 835
North African origins 18,515 12,280 6,235
Algerian 2,595 1,645 945
Berber 1,830 965 870
Coptic 125 35 90
Dinka 50 30 20
Egyptian 6,555 4,020 2,530
Libyan 1,300 1,000 300
Maure 100 35 65
Moroccan 4,385 2,910 1,475
Sudanese 865 635 230
Tunisian 1,170 715 455
North African origins, n.i.e.Footnote 20 655 285 365
Southern and East African origins 26,945 21,005 5,940
Afrikaner 55 10 45
Amhara 95 85 10
Bantu, n.o.s.Footnote 21 590 395 195
Burundian 3,180 2,620 560
Djiboutian 880 505 375
Eritrean 1,390 1,165 230
Ethiopian 3,025 2,310 715
Harari 10 10 10
Kenyan 665 405 260
Malagasy 405 255 150
Mauritian 385 135 250
Oromo 285 225 55
Rwandan 2,445 1,885 555
Seychellois 35 0 25
Somali 10,700 9,395 1,300
South African 1,285 140 1,140
Tanzanian 360 170 190
Tigrian 200 110 95
Ugandan 425 280 145
Zambian 150 75 75
Zimbabwean 335 180 155
Zulu 60 20 40
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Footnote 22 1,485 625 860
Other African origins 12,325 5,665 6,655
Black, n.o.s.Footnote 23 1,450 445 1,005
Other African origins, n.i.e.Footnote 24 11,120 5,225 5,895
Asian origins 197,900 147,045 50,860
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 74,695 52,745 21,955
Afghan 4,115 3,400 715
Arab, n.o.s.Footnote 25 8,620 5,660 2,960
Armenian 1,735 645 1,090
Assyrian 135 50 80
Azerbaijani 245 35 210
Georgian 190 35 155
Hazara 65 55 10
Iranian 7,620 5,595 2,020
Iraqi 5,070 3,785 1,290
Israeli 765 155 605
Jordanian 1,660 970 690
Kazakh 160 95 70
Kurd 890 520 370
Kuwaiti 980 495 485
Kyrgyz 40 35 10
Lebanese 31,785 21,985 9,800
Palestinian 4,265 2,360 1,905
Pashtun 230 160 70
Saudi Arabian 585 385 200
Syrian 5,235 2,930 2,300
Tajik 125 45 80
Tatar 165 10 150
Turk 3,250 1,370 1,885
Turkmen 130 50 85
Uighur 70 40 25
Uzbek 210 105 100
Yemeni 1,020 520 500
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Footnote 26 2,220 1,265 950
South Asian origins 42,310 30,860 11,450
Bangladeshi 2,305 1,910 395
Bengali 1,055 835 220
Bhutanese 315 225 85
East Indian 28,945 20,005 8,935
Goan 125 25 100
Gujarati 185 120 65
Kashmiri 50 10 45
Nepali 910 735 175
Pakistani 4,660 2,900 1,760
Punjabi 1,130 485 645
Sinhalese 290 185 110
Sri Lankan 2,745 1,760 990
Tamil 960 395 565
South Asian origins, n.i.e.Footnote 27 2,230 1,275 960
East and Southeast Asian origins 82,815 63,240 19,575
Burmese 630 460 175
Cambodian (Khmer) 2,690 1,590 1,100
Chinese 49,930 38,740 11,190
Filipino 14,100 9,905 4,200
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 700 110 590
Japanese 3,370 1,180 2,190
Karen 285 240 40
Korean 3,545 2,710 840
Laotian 880 430 455
Malaysian 525 75 455
Mongolian 355 80 270
Singaporean 45 0 45
Taiwanese 785 335 450
Thai 780 335 445
Tibetan 85 30 60
Vietnamese 9,650 6,785 2,865
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Footnote 28 280 240 40
Other Asian origins 385 200 185
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Footnote 29 380 200 185
Oceania origins 2,215 185 2,030
Australian 1,485 125 1,360
New Zealander 485 35 455
Pacific Islands origins 275 25 255
Fijian 55 10 55
Hawaiian 20 0 20
Maori 30 10 25
Samoan 40 0 40
Polynesian, n.o.s.Footnote 30 95 0 90
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Footnote 31 55 15 45

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

For more information on generation status variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

Total ethnic origin responses are the sum of single and multiple responses for each ethnic origin. Total response counts indicate the number of persons who reported a specified ethnic origin, either as their only origin or in addition to one or more other ethnic origins. The sum of all ethnic origin responses is greater than the total population estimate due to the reporting of multiple origins.

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Footnote 3

A single ethnic origin response occurs when a person provides one ethnic origin only.

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Footnote 4

A multiple ethnic origin response occurs when a person provides two or more ethnic origins.

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Footnote 5

This is a total population estimate. The sum of the ethnic groups in this table is greater than the total population estimate because a person may report more than one ethnic origin in the census.

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Footnote 6

Includes general responses indicating North American origins (e.g., 'North American') as well as more specific responses indicating North American origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Maritimer').

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Footnote 7

Includes general responses indicating British Isles origins (e.g., 'British,' 'United Kingdom') as well as more specific responses indicating British Isles origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Celtic').

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Footnote 8

Includes general responses indicating Western European origins (e.g., 'Western European') as well as more specific responses indicating Western European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Liechtensteiner').

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Footnote 9

Includes general responses indicating Northern European origins (e.g., 'Northern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Northern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Faroese,' 'Scandinavian').

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Footnote 10

Includes responses of 'Czechoslovakian,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 11

Includes general responses indicating Eastern European origins (e.g., 'Eastern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Eastern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Baltic').

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Footnote 12

Includes responses of 'Yugoslavian,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 13

Includes general responses indicating Southern European origins (e.g., 'Southern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Southern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Gibraltarian').

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Footnote 14

Includes responses of 'Slavic,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 15

Includes general responses indicating Other European origins (e.g., 'European') as well as more specific responses indicating European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Central European').

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Footnote 16

Includes responses of 'West Indian,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 17

Includes general responses indicating Caribbean origins (e.g., 'Antilles,' 'Caribbean') as well as more specific responses indicating Caribbean origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Aruban').

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Footnote 18

Includes general responses indicating Latin, Central or South American origins (e.g., 'South American') as well as more specific responses indicating Latin, Central or South American origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Surinamese').

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Footnote 19

Includes general responses indicating Central or West African origins (e.g., 'West African') as well as more specific responses indicating Central or West African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Luba,' 'Mossi').

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Footnote 20

Includes general responses indicating North African origins (e.g., 'North African') as well as more specific responses indicating North African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Maghreb').

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Footnote 21

Includes responses of 'Bantu,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 22

Includes general responses indicating Southern or East African origins (e.g., 'East African') as well as more specific responses indicating Southern or East African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Hutu,' 'Shona').

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Footnote 23

Includes responses of 'Black,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 24

Includes general responses indicating Other African origins (e.g., 'African') as well as more specific responses indicating Other African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Saharan').

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Footnote 25

Includes responses of 'Arab,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 26

Includes general responses indicating West Asian, Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins (e.g., 'West Asian,' 'Middle Eastern') as well as more specific responses indicating West Asian, Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Baloch,' 'Circassian').

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Footnote 27

Includes general responses indicating South Asian origins (e.g., 'South Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating South Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Telugu').

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Footnote 28

Includes general responses indicating East and Southeast Asian origins (e.g., 'Southeast Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating East and Southeast Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Bruneian').

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Footnote 29

Includes general responses indicating Other Asian origins (e.g., 'Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating Other Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Eurasian').

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Footnote 30

Includes responses of 'Polynesian,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 31

Includes general responses indicating Pacific Islands origins (e.g., 'Pacific Islander') as well as more specific responses indicating Pacific Islands origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Tahitian').

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016187.

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