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

About this variable: Ethnic origin (279)

Definition

Ethnic origin

'Ethnic origin' refers to the ethnic or cultural origins of the person's ancestors. An ancestor is usually more distant than a grandparent.

Values

  1. Total - Ethnic origin Footnote 1
  2. North American Aboriginal origins
  3. First Nations (North American Indian)
  4. Inuit
  5. Métis
  6. Other North American origins
  7. Acadian
  8. American
  9. Canadian
  10. New Brunswicker
  11. Newfoundlander
  12. Nova Scotian
  13. Ontarian
  14. Québécois
  15. Other North American origins, n.i.e. Footnote 15
  16. European origins
  17. British Isles origins
  18. Channel Islander
  19. Cornish
  20. English
  21. Irish
  22. Manx
  23. Scottish
  24. Welsh
  25. British Isles origins, n.i.e. Footnote 25
  26. French origins
  27. Alsatian
  28. Breton
  29. Corsican
  30. French
  31. Western European origins (except French origins)
  32. Austrian
  33. Bavarian
  34. Belgian
  35. Dutch
  36. Flemish
  37. Frisian
  38. German
  39. Luxembourger
  40. Swiss
  41. Western European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 41
  42. Northern European origins (except British Isles origins)
  43. Danish
  44. Finnish
  45. Icelandic
  46. Norwegian
  47. Swedish
  48. Northern European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 48
  49. Eastern European origins
  50. Bulgarian
  51. Byelorussian
  52. Czech
  53. Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. Footnote 53
  54. Estonian
  55. Hungarian
  56. Latvian
  57. Lithuanian
  58. Moldovan
  59. Polish
  60. Romanian
  61. Russian
  62. Slovak
  63. Ukrainian
  64. Eastern European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 64
  65. Southern European origins
  66. Albanian
  67. Bosnian
  68. Catalan
  69. Croatian
  70. Cypriot
  71. Greek
  72. Italian
  73. Kosovar
  74. Macedonian
  75. Maltese
  76. Montenegrin
  77. Portuguese
  78. Serbian
  79. Sicilian
  80. Slovenian
  81. Spanish
  82. Yugoslavian, n.o.s. Footnote 82
  83. Southern European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 83
  84. Other European origins
  85. Basque
  86. Jewish
  87. Roma (Gypsy)
  88. Slavic, n.o.s. Footnote 88
  89. Other European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 89
  90. Caribbean origins
  91. Antiguan
  92. Bahamian
  93. Barbadian
  94. Bermudan
  95. Carib
  96. Cuban
  97. Dominican
  98. Grenadian
  99. Guadeloupean
  100. Haitian
  101. Jamaican
  102. Kittitian/Nevisian
  103. Martinican
  104. Montserratan
  105. Puerto Rican
  106. St. Lucian
  107. Trinidadian/Tobagonian
  108. Vincentian/Grenadinian
  109. West Indian, n.o.s. Footnote 109
  110. Caribbean origins, n.i.e. Footnote 110
  111. Latin, Central and South American origins
  112. Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya)
  113. Arawak
  114. Argentinian
  115. Belizean
  116. Bolivian
  117. Brazilian
  118. Chilean
  119. Colombian
  120. Costa Rican
  121. Ecuadorian
  122. Guatemalan
  123. Guyanese
  124. Hispanic
  125. Honduran
  126. Maya
  127. Mexican
  128. Nicaraguan
  129. Panamanian
  130. Paraguayan
  131. Peruvian
  132. Salvadorean
  133. Uruguayan
  134. Venezuelan
  135. Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e. Footnote 135
  136. African origins
  137. Central and West African origins
  138. Akan
  139. Angolan
  140. Ashanti
  141. Beninese
  142. Burkinabe
  143. Cameroonian
  144. Chadian
  145. Congolese
  146. Edo
  147. Ewe
  148. Gabonese
  149. Gambian
  150. Ghanaian
  151. Guinean
  152. Ibo
  153. Ivorian
  154. Liberian
  155. Malian
  156. Malinké
  157. Nigerian
  158. Peulh
  159. Senegalese
  160. Sierra Leonean
  161. Togolese
  162. Wolof
  163. Yoruba
  164. Central and West African origins, n.i.e. Footnote 164
  165. North African origins
  166. Algerian
  167. Berber
  168. Coptic
  169. Dinka
  170. Egyptian
  171. Libyan
  172. Maure
  173. Moroccan
  174. Sudanese
  175. Tunisian
  176. North African origins, n.i.e. Footnote 176
  177. Southern and East African origins
  178. Afrikaner
  179. Amhara
  180. Bantu, n.o.s. Footnote 180
  181. Burundian
  182. Djiboutian
  183. Eritrean
  184. Ethiopian
  185. Harari
  186. Kenyan
  187. Malagasy
  188. Mauritian
  189. Oromo
  190. Rwandan
  191. Seychellois
  192. Somali
  193. South African
  194. Tanzanian
  195. Tigrian
  196. Ugandan
  197. Zambian
  198. Zimbabwean
  199. Zulu
  200. Southern and East African origins, n.i.e. Footnote 200
  201. Other African origins
  202. Black, n.o.s. Footnote 202
  203. Other African origins, n.i.e. Footnote 203
  204. Asian origins
  205. West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins
  206. Afghan
  207. Arab, n.o.s. Footnote 207
  208. Armenian
  209. Assyrian
  210. Azerbaijani
  211. Georgian
  212. Hazara
  213. Iranian
  214. Iraqi
  215. Israeli
  216. Jordanian
  217. Kazakh
  218. Kurd
  219. Kuwaiti
  220. Kyrgyz
  221. Lebanese
  222. Palestinian
  223. Pashtun
  224. Saudi Arabian
  225. Syrian
  226. Tajik
  227. Tatar
  228. Turk
  229. Turkmen
  230. Uighur
  231. Uzbek
  232. Yemeni
  233. West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e. Footnote 233
  234. South Asian origins
  235. Bangladeshi
  236. Bengali
  237. Bhutanese
  238. East Indian
  239. Goan
  240. Gujarati
  241. Kashmiri
  242. Nepali
  243. Pakistani
  244. Punjabi
  245. Sinhalese
  246. Sri Lankan
  247. Tamil
  248. South Asian origins, n.i.e. Footnote 248
  249. East and Southeast Asian origins
  250. Burmese
  251. Cambodian (Khmer)
  252. Chinese
  253. Filipino
  254. Hmong
  255. Indonesian
  256. Japanese
  257. Karen
  258. Korean
  259. Laotian
  260. Malaysian
  261. Mongolian
  262. Singaporean
  263. Taiwanese
  264. Thai
  265. Tibetan
  266. Vietnamese
  267. East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e. Footnote 267
  268. Other Asian origins
  269. Other Asian origins, n.i.e. Footnote 269
  270. Oceania origins
  271. Australian
  272. New Zealander
  273. Pacific Islands origins
  274. Fijian
  275. Hawaiian
  276. Maori
  277. Samoan
  278. Polynesian, n.o.s. Footnote 278
  279. Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e. Footnote 279

Footnotes

Footnote 1

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 15

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 25

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 41

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 48

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 53

Includes responses of 'Czechoslovakian,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 64

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 82

Includes responses of 'Yugoslavian,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 83

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 88

Includes responses of 'Slavic,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 89

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 109

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

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Footnote 110

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 135

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 164

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 176

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 180

Includes responses of 'Bantu,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 200

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 202

Includes responses of 'Black,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 203

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 207

Includes responses of 'Arab,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 233

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 248

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 267

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 269

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 278

Includes responses of 'Polynesian,' not otherwise specified.

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Footnote 279

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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