Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables

Immigrant population by place of birth, period of immigration, 2016 counts, both sexes, age (total), Edmonton, 2016 Census – 25% Sample data The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census data on ethnic origin

Data table


Place of birth Period of immigration
Total immigrant population Before 1981 1981 to 1990 1991 to 2000 2001 to 2005 2006 to 2010 2011 to 2016
Total - Place of birth Footnote 1 308,605 61,140 34,060 46,805 36,520 51,565 78,520
   Afghanistan 1,490 10 80 215 745 220 225
   Åland Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Albania 140 10 0 20 50 15 50
   Algeria 380 25 25 85 80 120 45
   American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Andorra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Angola 75 30 0 20 15 10 0
   Anguilla 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Antigua and Barbuda 75 30 20 0 0 15 10
   Argentina 355 135 55 55 15 45 45
   Armenia 80 0 15 10 0 30 35
   Aruba 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Australia 910 230 90 120 60 130 275
   Austria 470 385 25 40 10 0 10
   Azerbaijan 115 0 0 10 40 50 25
   Bahamas 65 30 10 10 0 10 10
   Bahrain 70 10 0 15 15 25 15
   Bangladesh 1,610 65 85 165 255 490 555
   Barbados 280 130 70 35 10 10 30
   Belarus 555 30 45 155 115 115 90
   Belgium 255 180 15 15 10 15 15
   Belize 50 10 25 0 10 0 10
   Benin 45 0 0 0 20 30 0
   Bermuda 45 20 0 0 0 10 10
   Bhutan 130 0 0 0 0 85 50
   Bolivia Footnote 3 70 10 0 10 0 40 10
   Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,940 180 15 1,400 145 100 105
   Botswana 100 0 0 0 0 25 70
   Brazil 805 85 35 110 115 180 270
   British Indian Ocean Territory 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Brunei Darussalam 1,560 310 890 330 15 0 15
   Bulgaria 415 0 0 110 95 120 75
   Burkina Faso 45 10 0 0 0 15 25
   Burma (Myanmar) 430 10 20 45 70 215 75
   Burundi 575 10 20 35 110 225 180
   Cabo Verde 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Cambodia 1,050 70 535 260 50 100 40
   Cameroon 720 0 0 0 40 300 375
   Cayman Islands 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Central African Republic 15 0 0 0 10 0 0
   Chad 10 0 0 0 10 0 0
   Chile 2,090 1,080 340 180 85 175 230
   China Footnote 17 19,705 2,670 2,030 3,795 4,245 3,290 3,680
   Christmas Island 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Colombia 2,605 95 25 210 905 795 570
   Comoros 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1,765 20 35 275 395 515 530
   Congo, Republic of the 65 10 0 0 25 15 10
   Cook Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Costa Rica 160 0 40 40 25 25 25
   Croatia 1,435 615 80 355 55 35 290
   Cuba 725 25 0 105 130 205 255
   Curaçao 15 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Cyprus 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Czech Republic 790 480 140 80 20 10 60
   Côte d'Ivoire 485 10 0 20 30 130 285
   Denmark 655 575 35 15 10 10 20
   Djibouti 240 0 25 60 10 55 100
   Dominica 60 25 30 0 0 0 0
   Dominican Republic 155 0 10 35 25 30 65
   Ecuador 165 25 15 30 25 30 45
   Egypt 2,055 140 110 300 265 500 750
   El Salvador 3,055 30 1,675 695 115 320 220
   Equatorial Guinea 20 0 0 0 20 0 0
   Eritrea 2,025 15 185 140 200 495 990
   Estonia 30 15 0 0 0 10 0
   Ethiopia 4,015 25 355 675 690 1,050 1,225
   Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Faroe Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Fiji 2,820 530 650 640 235 415 350
   Finland 210 125 15 25 20 10 15
   France 780 375 35 80 80 105 105
   French Guiana 10 0 0 10 0 0 0
   French Polynesia 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Gabon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Gambia 65 0 0 0 15 10 40
   Georgia 55 0 0 10 0 10 30
   Germany 7,135 4,675 490 595 190 670 520
   Ghana 1,415 80 120 430 250 270 265
   Gibraltar 15 10 0 0 0 0 10
   Greece 655 480 40 40 20 15 70
   Greenland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Grenada 240 90 30 40 30 20 25
   Guadeloupe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Guam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Guatemala 480 60 115 130 40 50 80
   Guernsey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Guinea 195 0 0 25 30 50 95
   Guinea-Bissau 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Guyana 1,405 540 380 235 70 90 85
   Haiti 545 40 0 30 30 260 175
   Holy See (Vatican City State) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Honduras 180 10 25 30 15 80 30
   Hong Kong Footnote 18 7,355 2,515 1,875 2,135 265 260 310
   Hungary 975 600 130 105 45 35 55
   Iceland 15 15 0 0 0 0 10
   India 38,825 3,360 2,150 5,570 5,700 8,485 13,565
   Indonesia 480 160 30 70 35 115 85
   Iran Footnote 14 2,720 70 355 410 450 535 890
   Iraq 2,100 50 90 540 265 445 705
   Ireland Footnote 6 1,520 590 170 80 45 95 535
   Isle of Man 20 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Israel 665 85 35 70 85 140 250
   Italy 3,520 3,015 155 115 15 95 130
   Jamaica 2,800 815 405 425 200 270 685
   Japan 690 130 55 85 90 130 195
   Jersey 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Jordan 660 65 85 90 65 140 220
   Kazakhstan 265 10 0 55 40 45 115
   Kenya 1,995 440 195 210 285 275 595
   Kiribati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Korea, North Footnote 19 25 15 0 10 0 0 0
   Korea, South Footnote 20 4,980 600 245 770 935 935 1,495
   Kosovo Footnote 8 395 0 0 220 65 65 45
   Kuwait 700 20 55 190 105 140 190
   Kyrgyzstan 75 0 0 10 50 20 0
   Laos Footnote 22 475 295 145 20 10 10 10
   Latvia 260 90 0 10 20 55 75
   Lebanon 5,055 1,330 945 880 470 645 780
   Lesotho 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
   Liberia 540 0 0 50 315 125 50
   Libya 520 0 0 45 65 165 235
   Liechtenstein 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Lithuania 225 70 10 0 40 20 90
   Luxembourg 20 15 0 0 0 0 0
   Macao Footnote 21 155 60 35 50 0 0 10
   Macedonia, Republic of Footnote 9 200 20 10 20 50 70 35
   Madagascar 15 0 0 10 0 0 10
   Malawi 50 0 0 0 0 15 20
   Malaysia 1,985 500 685 350 90 210 150
   Maldives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Mali 35 0 10 10 0 10 15
   Malta 75 50 10 0 0 0 20
   Marshall Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
   Martinique 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Mauritania 60 0 0 0 15 30 10
   Mauritius 545 65 55 15 75 130 200
   Mayotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Mexico 2,440 95 165 240 275 690 975
   Micronesia, Federated States of 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Moldova Footnote 5 475 10 25 20 50 170 205
   Monaco 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
   Mongolia 105 0 0 0 40 0 55
   Montenegro 50 20 10 20 0 0 0
   Montserrat 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
   Morocco 805 20 50 65 140 275 250
   Mozambique 20 10 0 0 0 15 0
   Namibia 155 10 0 15 20 35 75
   Nauru 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Nepal 1,520 0 0 15 40 355 1,100
   Netherlands 3,830 3,070 230 170 135 95 140
   New Caledonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   New Zealand 475 135 70 65 40 70 90
   Nicaragua 440 10 310 65 10 30 15
   Niger 75 0 0 0 10 30 40
   Nigeria 3,255 65 55 225 375 965 1,565
   Niue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Norfolk Island 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Northern Mariana Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Norway 195 125 10 15 0 15 25
   Oman 35 0 0 10 10 10 15
   Other places of birth Footnote 23 55 10 10 20 0 0 20
   Pakistan 8,250 415 305 1,365 2,275 1,905 1,985
   Palau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Panama 60 10 10 10 10 10 20
   Papua New Guinea 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Paraguay 80 45 10 0 10 10 10
   Peru 555 45 115 110 80 105 100
   Philippines 45,400 2,065 2,215 6,055 4,370 9,190 21,500
   Pitcairn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Poland 8,005 2,280 3,265 1,520 170 370 405
   Portugal 2,575 1,820 435 75 10 50 185
   Puerto Rico 25 0 10 0 0 10 0
   Qatar 110 0 20 10 20 30 20
   Romania 2,335 160 265 450 485 605 375
   Russian Federation 2,330 130 55 615 595 500 440
   Rwanda 550 0 10 115 105 140 175
   Réunion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Saint Barthélemy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Saint Helena Footnote 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Saint Kitts and Nevis 40 30 10 0 0 0 0
   Saint Lucia 125 10 10 0 25 30 50
   Saint Martin (French part) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Saint Pierre and Miquelon 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 165 55 15 25 35 25 15
   Samoa 15 0 0 10 0 0 10
   San Marino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Sao Tome and Principe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Sark 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Saudi Arabia 1,030 0 45 185 165 260 380
   Senegal 195 0 0 0 15 40 135
   Serbia Footnote 10 880 240 75 255 90 80 150
   Seychelles 25 10 10 10 0 0 0
   Sierra Leone 490 10 0 25 325 90 45
   Singapore 525 80 100 70 100 85 90
   Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Slovakia 550 190 110 110 60 60 20
   Slovenia 260 210 15 0 0 0 25
   Solomon Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Somalia 4,590 15 505 1,390 395 895 1,390
   South Africa, Republic of 2,250 370 240 475 295 370 500
   South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   South Sudan 795 0 10 170 505 70 40
   Spain 235 65 25 0 30 15 90
   Sri Lanka 2,120 110 195 390 200 470 760
   Sudan Footnote 13 1,315 10 30 270 240 285 475
   Suriname 25 0 10 10 10 0 0
   Svalbard and Jan Mayen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Swaziland 35 0 0 0 0 10 30
   Sweden 205 70 15 30 10 45 45
   Switzerland 380 185 65 60 10 20 35
   Syria Footnote 15 2,015 90 75 100 140 215 1,390
   Taiwan 1,030 90 100 360 170 190 130
   Tajikistan 50 0 0 15 25 10 0
   Tanzania Footnote 12 1,465 690 320 135 110 135 70
   Thailand 980 45 235 110 50 315 225
   Timor-Leste 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
   Togo 50 0 0 0 0 20 25
   Tokelau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Tonga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Trinidad and Tobago 1,630 785 290 270 95 130 60
   Tunisia 290 0 0 35 30 55 155
   Turkey 1,350 80 60 300 345 350 215
   Turkmenistan 20 0 0 10 0 0 10
   Turks and Caicos Islands 10 0 0 0 0 0 10
   Tuvalu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Uganda 1,190 580 60 50 55 185 255
   Ukraine 3,770 595 185 890 545 645 905
   United Arab Emirates 740 0 30 50 135 220 310
   United Kingdom Footnote 7 16,875 10,130 1,710 1,160 710 1,310 1,855
   United States Footnote 2 8,605 3,200 875 860 695 1,490 1,485
   United States Minor Outlying Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Uruguay 115 50 10 20 10 15 10
   Uzbekistan 165 0 0 10 25 85 55
   Vanuatu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Venezuela Footnote 4 780 40 45 50 130 290 225
   Viet Nam 10,420 2,420 3,770 2,245 600 625 760
   Virgin Islands, British 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Virgin Islands, United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Wallis and Futuna 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   West Bank and Gaza Strip (Palestine) Footnote 16 385 70 30 95 55 80 60
   Western Sahara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Yemen 115 0 10 10 15 35 45
   Zambia 165 35 10 15 65 20 10
   Zimbabwe 1,395 45 40 25 440 420 430
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