Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables

Immigrant population by place of birth, period of immigration, 2016 counts, both sexes, age (total), Vancouver, 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 1 989,545 209,975 120,730 247,830 124,885 143,585 142,530
   China Footnote 17 188,970 19,765 16,245 43,240 35,185 38,625 35,890
   India 125,640 20,445 14,030 32,670 17,475 19,635 21,380
   Philippines 96,685 9,305 9,110 24,120 13,680 20,270 20,200
   Iran Footnote 14 35,250 895 4,170 10,155 5,495 6,220 8,310
   Korea, South Footnote 20 36,865 2,440 2,650 9,695 7,875 7,560 6,635
   United States Footnote 2 26,450 9,460 2,580 3,470 2,740 4,135 4,065
   United Kingdom Footnote 7 56,525 35,885 5,470 4,570 2,425 4,325 3,855
   Taiwan 37,425 1,450 3,055 20,610 5,095 4,885 2,325
   Mexico 7,850 530 610 1,445 1,205 1,765 2,295
   Iraq 5,215 135 195 1,105 605 1,315 1,850
   Japan 10,675 2,430 1,025 2,405 1,245 1,730 1,845
   Syria Footnote 15 2,310 100 65 130 95 140 1,785
   Hong Kong Footnote 18 71,720 16,035 15,910 34,345 2,035 1,700 1,695
   Pakistan 9,220 715 520 2,935 1,940 1,435 1,670
   Viet Nam 24,030 5,215 8,740 5,830 1,065 1,670 1,505
   Russian Federation 8,460 300 110 2,495 2,300 1,845 1,405
   Ireland Footnote 6 3,830 1,590 400 210 75 340 1,205
   Australia 4,520 1,545 255 590 385 600 1,135
   Brazil 2,855 335 155 390 315 700 965
   Ukraine 5,480 615 135 1,935 1,065 790 950
   Afghanistan 4,865 30 520 1,115 1,400 940 855
   South Africa, Republic of 8,205 1,880 985 2,810 1,050 625 850
   France 3,440 1,075 325 495 325 435 790
   Germany 13,520 9,385 1,010 1,050 495 805 775
   Indonesia 4,120 855 415 960 690 580 630
   Fiji 16,665 6,280 3,695 3,890 1,330 895 565
   Romania 7,110 415 740 2,715 1,610 1,085 545
   Italy 10,395 8,940 355 235 135 210 520
   Egypt 2,110 395 140 375 275 410 515
   Malaysia 7,515 2,065 2,320 1,305 465 840 515
   Thailand 2,645 155 520 385 410 690 475
   Colombia 3,075 235 135 535 800 905 465
   Sri Lanka 4,155 260 590 1,185 810 855 455
   Bangladesh 1,865 50 95 545 445 350 385
   Singapore 4,955 695 1,105 1,290 605 885 375
   Nigeria 1,205 40 85 125 180 400 370
   Turkey 1,750 285 165 275 295 360 365
   New Zealand 2,410 1,060 295 275 195 225 360
   Serbia Footnote 10 3,775 525 155 2,090 440 210 360
   El Salvador 4,400 70 2,150 1,290 210 330 355
   Somalia 1,010 15 130 230 105 185 350
   United Arab Emirates 1,465 0 35 395 305 390 340
   Saudi Arabia 1,135 0 75 250 170 310 335
   Kenya 4,065 1,795 790 615 265 275 330
   Burma (Myanmar) 1,875 300 130 375 225 525 320
   Poland 10,475 2,015 4,520 2,820 415 380 320
   Peru 2,700 445 600 535 335 475 305
   Eritrea 645 0 165 65 35 90 300
   Israel 1,855 330 205 295 345 380 295
   Jordan 810 50 45 170 135 135 280
   Spain 1,055 450 90 105 55 75 280
   Ethiopia 1,665 55 250 455 295 350 250
   Honduras 1,005 55 200 260 140 105 250
   Hungary 3,700 1,990 645 345 290 205 235
   Netherlands 6,300 5,060 370 240 200 185 235
   Czech Republic 3,230 1,590 875 330 105 105 230
   Venezuela Footnote 4 1,280 150 115 285 165 345 225
   Nepal 805 0 10 100 130 355 215
   Lebanon 1,860 385 415 440 185 215 210
   Kazakhstan 905 10 0 240 240 215 205
   Slovakia 2,220 520 430 455 430 180 205
   Moldova Footnote 5 745 20 20 120 145 245 200
   Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,930 325 55 3,010 245 95 195
   Mauritius 1,105 195 130 115 180 325 160
   Jamaica 2,230 1,290 270 280 145 85 155
   Chile 2,315 1,245 475 220 70 150 140
   Argentina 1,270 320 170 155 330 165 135
   Cambodia 1,565 175 865 230 45 110 135
   Guatemala 1,630 40 645 520 95 200 135
   Kuwait 610 15 55 235 65 105 135
   Bulgaria 1,645 60 60 560 525 320 125
   Belarus 785 20 35 205 190 210 120
   Belgium 790 365 45 90 85 85 120
   Congo, Democratic Republic of the 645 55 20 90 95 275 115
   Greece 2,890 2,370 145 135 35 90 115
   Morocco 725 155 125 85 80 170 115
   Croatia 4,115 2,530 215 995 205 55 110
   Sudan Footnote 13 465 10 50 130 115 60 110
   Sweden 1,130 610 80 155 75 100 110
   Ecuador 350 40 30 20 65 90 105
   Kyrgyzstan 415 10 0 70 105 125 105
   Uzbekistan 520 10 10 95 185 115 105
   Dominican Republic 270 20 50 25 40 40 100
   Uganda 2,490 1,995 180 115 40 70 95
   Ghana 730 120 115 195 80 125 90
   Portugal 4,660 3,845 420 160 80 60 90
   Austria 1,650 1,245 135 135 35 25 85
   Mongolia 205 0 0 0 35 80 85
   Zimbabwe 910 180 155 165 150 180 80
   Switzerland 1,610 840 275 250 70 105 75
   West Bank and Gaza Strip (Palestine) Footnote 16 375 80 40 90 30 60 75
   Costa Rica 315 35 75 65 40 35 70
   Cuba 425 35 45 80 70 130 70
   Tunisia 220 35 25 35 20 25 70
   Namibia 135 15 10 15 30 10 65
   Latvia 425 140 25 125 50 30 60
   Libya 300 20 20 60 55 90 60
   Algeria 425 60 40 115 85 65 55
   Azerbaijan 285 0 10 45 75 105 55
   Cameroon 90 0 0 0 0 30 55
   Denmark 1,940 1,610 120 100 25 30 55
   Macao Footnote 21 2,045 525 475 890 70 30 55
   Nicaragua 950 20 510 265 25 75 50
   Tanzania Footnote 12 2,705 1,880 435 185 65 90 50
   Yemen 145 30 10 20 10 20 50
   Lithuania 265 90 15 45 35 30 45
   Bahrain 150 10 0 60 15 30 40
   Bhutan 110 0 0 0 0 60 40
   Finland 1,415 1,135 80 65 60 35 40
   Zambia 385 150 45 65 35 50 40
   Albania 355 0 10 110 140 65 35
   Burundi 165 25 0 10 10 85 35
   Liberia 225 0 0 45 80 65 35
   Oman 140 0 0 70 20 10 35
   Qatar 95 0 0 20 0 25 35
   Rwanda 180 15 0 25 50 60 35
   Trinidad and Tobago 1,935 1,245 290 215 85 70 30
   Armenia 190 10 10 30 40 85 25
   Barbados 435 270 40 50 20 25 25
   Botswana 45 0 0 0 0 15 25
   Macedonia, Republic of Footnote 9 245 40 25 45 75 40 25
   Norway 730 605 10 25 20 40 25
   Sierra Leone 115 10 10 15 40 20 25
   Bolivia Footnote 3 190 45 25 25 10 75 20
   Iceland 75 10 0 30 10 10 20
   Panama 125 10 20 50 15 10 20
   Puerto Rico 55 15 0 0 15 0 20
   Tajikistan 145 0 10 15 80 25 20
   Estonia 290 185 10 50 20 10 15
   Gambia 10 0 0 0 0 0 15
   Kosovo Footnote 8 490 10 20 270 120 50 15
   Laos Footnote 22 1,230 595 420 115 30 60 15
   Mali 25 0 0 10 0 0 15
   Slovenia 635 505 10 55 20 25 15
   Angola 90 60 10 10 10 10 10
   Aruba 55 25 0 15 0 0 10
   Bahamas 70 30 0 20 0 10 10
   Belize 25 20 0 10 0 0 10
   Benin 10 0 0 0 0 10 10
   Bermuda 105 50 15 15 10 10 10
   Brunei Darussalam 1,965 555 970 320 30 90 10
   Cayman Islands 20 0 0 0 10 0 10
   Côte d'Ivoire 50 10 10 10 20 10 10
   Georgia 160 0 0 55 50 40 10
   Gibraltar 10 0 0 0 0 0 10
   Grenada 125 85 10 20 10 0 10
   Guadeloupe 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
   Haiti 265 45 55 100 20 35 10
   Jersey 45 20 0 10 0 0 10
   Madagascar 50 0 20 10 10 0 10
   Micronesia, Federated States of 10 0 0 0 0 0 10
   Other places of birth Footnote 23 125 45 0 25 30 10 10
   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 205 110 25 25 20 20 10
   Seychelles 50 10 20 20 10 0 10
   Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 15 0 0 0 0 0 10
   South Sudan 295 0 0 105 160 20 10
   Uruguay 245 105 45 60 25 15 10
   American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Andorra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Anguilla 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Antigua and Barbuda 90 55 15 10 10 10 0
   Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   British Indian Ocean Territory 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Burkina Faso 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Cabo Verde 15 10 10 10 0 0 0
   Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Chad 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Christmas Island 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Comoros 10 0 0 0 10 0 0
   Congo, Republic of the 55 15 10 0 15 15 0
   Cook Islands 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Curaçao 25 20 0 10 0 0 0
   Cyprus 215 125 25 20 25 10 0
   Djibouti 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
   Dominica 50 40 0 0 0 0 0
   Equatorial Guinea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Faroe Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   French Guiana 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   French Polynesia 30 10 10 0 0 0 0
   Gabon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Greenland 10 0 0 10 0 0 0
   Guam 10 0 0 10 0 10 0
   Guernsey 15 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Guinea 40 0 0 15 20 10 0
   Guinea-Bissau 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
   Guyana 920 615 140 115 25 30 0
   Holy See (Vatican City State) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Isle of Man 65 45 0 0 0 10 0
   Kiribati 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
   Korea, North Footnote 19 140 90 15 25 10 0 0
   Lesotho 15 0 0 10 0 0 0
   Liechtenstein 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Luxembourg 70 25 0 15 15 10 0
   Malawi 85 30 30 10 0 10 0
   Maldives 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Malta 230 190 15 20 0 0 0
   Marshall Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Martinique 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Mauritania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Mayotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Monaco 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Montenegro 175 30 0 80 35 20 0
   Montserrat 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Mozambique 145 85 10 30 15 15 0
   Nauru 0 0 0 10 0 0 0
   New Caledonia 35 10 25 0 0 10 0
   Niger 10 0 0 10 0 0 0
   Niue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Norfolk Island 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Northern Mariana Islands 40 0 0 10 0 15 0
   Palau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Papua New Guinea 25 10 10 15 0 0 0
   Paraguay 600 470 40 25 20 40 0
   Pitcairn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Réunion 0 0 10 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 80 70 10 0 0 0 0
   Saint Lucia 100 55 25 10 0 10 0
   Saint Martin (French part) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Saint Pierre and Miquelon 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
   Samoa 45 10 20 10 0 10 0
   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
   Senegal 45 10 15 10 10 10 0
   Solomon Islands 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Suriname 65 35 10 10 0 0 0
   Svalbard and Jan Mayen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Swaziland 40 10 0 10 0 15 0
   Timor-Leste 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Togo 55 0 10 25 0 25 0
   Tokelau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Tonga 80 20 20 10 10 20 0
   Turkmenistan 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Turks and Caicos Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Tuvalu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   United States Minor Outlying Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Vanuatu 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
   Virgin Islands, British 10 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
   Western Sahara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Åland Islands 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
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