Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables

Ethnic Origin, both sexes, age (total), Nova Scotia, 2016 Census – 25% Sample data The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census data on ethnic origin

Data table


Ethnic origins Total responses Footnote 28 Single responses Footnote 29 Multiple responses Footnote 30
Total - Ethnic origin Footnote 1 908,340 437,945 470,395
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 190 10 180
Acadian 23,700 3,525 20,175
Afghan 230 200 30
Afrikaner 25 0 20
Akan 0 0 0
Albanian 285 130 150
Algerian 80 10 70
Alsatian 25 0 25
American 7,515 495 7,020
Amhara 10 0 10
Angolan 15 0 10
Antiguan 105 30 75
Arab, n.o.s. Footnote 21 1,600 1,045 555
Arawak 0 0 0
Argentinian 65 15 50
Armenian 270 100 170
Ashanti 0 0 0
Assyrian 0 0 10
Australian 490 20 470
Austrian 1,775 150 1,625
Azerbaijani 20 0 15
Bahamian 225 115 115
Bangladeshi 240 205 45
Bantu, n.o.s. Footnote 17 0 10 10
Barbadian 575 95 480
Basque 155 0 150
Bavarian 10 10 10
Belgian 2,620 320 2,300
Belizean 20 0 25
Bengali 70 45 20
Beninese 20 10 10
Berber 70 15 55
Bermudan 185 35 155
Bhutanese 230 135 90
Black, n.o.s. Footnote 19 2,255 325 1,930
Bolivian 40 15 25
Bosnian 155 95 60
Brazilian 275 55 220
Breton 20 0 15
British Isles origins, n.i.e. Footnote 3 18,970 3,970 15,000
Bulgarian 280 95 185
Burkinabe 10 10 0
Burmese 15 0 15
Burundian 0 0 0
Byelorussian 195 40 155
Cambodian (Khmer) 55 10 45
Cameroonian 70 60 10
Canadian 387,360 210,320 177,040
Carib 45 0 40
Caribbean origins, n.i.e. Footnote 13 325 50 280
Catalan 0 0 0
Central and West African origins, n.i.e. Footnote 15 115 55 65
Chadian 0 0 0
Channel Islander 85 15 70
Chilean 125 25 105
Chinese 9,695 7,275 2,425
Colombian 430 230 205
Congolese 180 140 35
Coptic 30 0 30
Cornish 105 0 105
Corsican 20 0 20
Costa Rican 30 10 30
Croatian 685 225 455
Cuban 340 130 215
Cypriot 40 0 40
Czech 1,165 210 960
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. Footnote 6 420 40 375
Danish 3,700 510 3,190
Dinka 0 0 0
Djiboutian 0 0 0
Dominican 150 25 125
Dutch 32,045 4,945 27,095
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e. Footnote 24 75 50 25
East Indian 6,255 4,290 1,970
Eastern European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 7 315 60 250
Ecuadorian 50 30 20
Edo 0 0 0
Egyptian 1,295 895 395
English 262,375 49,670 212,705
Eritrean 165 115 40
Estonian 350 100 250
Ethiopian 280 190 85
Ewe 0 0 10
Fijian 15 10 10
Filipino 3,580 2,625 955
Finnish 1,135 175 960
First Nations (North American Indian) 48,640 11,775 36,860
Flemish 160 10 150
French 149,625 15,820 133,810
Frisian 45 10 40
Gabonese 10 0 10
Gambian 15 10 0
Georgian 20 0 20
German 97,555 13,460 84,095
Ghanaian 190 125 65
Goan 10 10 0
Greek 3,355 1,355 2,005
Grenadian 30 10 25
Guadeloupean 0 0 0
Guatemalan 95 20 75
Guinean 25 0 25
Gujarati 0 10 0
Guyanese 355 55 300
Haitian 115 45 70
Harari 0 0 0
Hawaiian 20 0 25
Hazara 0 0 0
Hispanic 65 15 50
Hmong 0 0 0
Honduran 55 30 25
Hungarian 2,700 405 2,290
Ibo 90 30 65
Icelandic 660 100 560
Indonesian 140 30 110
Inuit 1,840 220 1,615
Iranian 1,405 1,065 335
Iraqi 595 395 200
Irish 195,870 19,795 176,075
Israeli 245 30 210
Italian 15,625 2,160 13,460
Ivorian 0 10 0
Jamaican 2,075 515 1,565
Japanese 900 400 505
Jewish 2,040 275 1,760
Jordanian 260 135 125
Karen 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 10
Kazakh 45 20 25
Kenyan 165 60 100
Kittitian/Nevisian 45 10 35
Korean 1,590 1,315 275
Kosovar 255 135 120
Kurd 230 150 85
Kuwaiti 245 165 85
Kyrgyz 0 0 0
Laotian 10 0 0
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e. Footnote 14 185 45 140
Latvian 380 70 315
Lebanese 7,445 3,290 4,155
Liberian 15 0 15
Libyan 215 140 80
Lithuanian 1,150 140 1,015
Luxembourger 30 10 25
Macedonian 170 55 110
Malagasy 20 0 15
Malaysian 75 20 50
Malian 10 10 0
Malinké 15 0 15
Maltese 440 35 400
Manx 145 10 135
Maori 45 0 40
Martinican 10 0 10
Maure 10 0 10
Mauritian 0 0 10
Maya 70 10 60
Métis 26,025 2,555 23,465
Mexican 810 215 600
Moldovan 10 0 10
Mongolian 55 0 50
Montenegrin 20 0 15
Montserratan 0 0 10
Moroccan 130 60 70
Nepali 430 340 90
New Brunswicker 35 15 25
New Zealander 290 15 275
Newfoundlander 1,750 350 1,400
Nicaraguan 40 25 25
Nigerian 450 275 175
North African origins, n.i.e. Footnote 16 90 40 50
Northern European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 5 1,365 120 1,245
Norwegian 5,170 410 4,760
Nova Scotian 1,290 185 1,100
Ontarian 95 40 55
Oromo 30 25 10
Other African origins, n.i.e. Footnote 20 10,455 1,755 8,705
Other Asian origins, n.i.e. Footnote 25 410 275 135
Other European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 11 3,140 1,710 1,435
Other North American origins, n.i.e. Footnote 2 20 10 15
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e. Footnote 27 30 0 25
Pakistani 665 315 345
Palestinian 995 615 380
Panamanian 25 0 20
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Pashtun 30 25 0
Peruvian 180 85 95
Peulh 10 0 0
Polish 11,575 1,735 9,835
Polynesian, n.o.s. Footnote 26 15 0 20
Portuguese 3,580 600 2,975
Puerto Rican 115 0 115
Punjabi 225 105 120
Québécois 380 30 345
Roma (Gypsy) 130 10 125
Romanian 1,195 205 985
Russian 4,780 830 3,945
Rwandan 105 55 50
Salvadorean 110 20 90
Samoan 0 0 0
Saudi Arabian 725 575 150
Scottish 272,880 48,555 224,330
Senegalese 10 0 10
Serbian 255 75 185
Seychellois 0 0 0
Sicilian 35 0 35
Sierra Leonean 80 40 45
Singaporean 10 0 10
Sinhalese 40 20 20
Slavic, n.o.s. Footnote 10 25 10 20
Slovak 610 110 495
Slovenian 150 25 130
Somali 180 130 50
South African 520 100 425
South Asian origins, n.i.e. Footnote 23 470 275 190
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e. Footnote 18 170 80 85
Southern European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 9 85 20 70
Spanish 4,295 465 3,835
Sri Lankan 340 225 110
St. Lucian 65 25 40
Sudanese 125 110 15
Swedish 3,565 240 3,325
Swiss 2,710 235 2,480
Syrian 2,190 1,200 985
Taiwanese 245 125 120
Tajik 20 10 15
Tamil 60 20 40
Tanzanian 60 10 55
Tatar 40 0 35
Thai 245 120 130
Tibetan 10 0 0
Tigrian 15 10 10
Togolese 65 65 0
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 325 55 265
Tunisian 65 30 35
Turk 690 325 365
Turkmen 10 0 10
Ugandan 65 40 20
Uighur 10 10 0
Ukrainian 9,115 1,145 7,970
Uruguayan 15 0 10
Uzbek 85 70 20
Venezuelan 80 15 65
Vietnamese 760 455 310
Vincentian/Grenadinian 35 0 35
Welsh 17,135 975 16,160
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e. Footnote 22 780 495 285
West Indian, n.o.s. Footnote 12 790 110 680
Western European origins, n.i.e. Footnote 4 135 45 95
Wolof 0 0 0
Yemeni 205 155 45
Yoruba 65 70 0
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. Footnote 8 405 95 310
Zambian 80 65 15
Zimbabwean 95 45 50
Zulu 0 0 0
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