Census Profile, 2016 Census
Waterloo, Regional municipality [Census division], Ontario and Ontario [Province]

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Characteristic Waterloo, RM
Ontario
[Census division]
Ontario

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Percentages (unless otherwise specified)
Citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 45 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 46 93.6 93.6 93.6 92.3 92.5 92.1
Canadian citizens aged under 18 20.9 21.5 20.3 19.2 20.2 18.3
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 72.7 72.0 73.3 73.1 72.3 73.8
Not Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 47 6.4 6.4 6.4 7.7 7.5 7.9
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 48 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Non-immigrantsCensus data footnote 49 75.6 75.9 75.3 69.4 70.4 68.4
ImmigrantsCensus data footnote 50 22.6 22.2 23.1 29.1 28.0 30.1
Before 1981 6.9 6.7 7.0 8.1 7.8 8.4
1981 to 1990 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.9 3.8 4.0
1991 to 2000 4.5 4.5 4.6 6.3 6.0 6.6
2001 to 2010 5.6 5.4 5.7 7.2 6.9 7.5
2001 to 2005 2.8 2.7 2.9 3.7 3.6 3.8
2006 to 2010 2.8 2.7 2.9 3.5 3.3 3.7
2011 to 2016Census data footnote 51 2.7 2.6 2.7 3.6 3.5 3.7
Non-permanent residentsCensus data footnote 52 1.8 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5
Age at immigration
Total - Age at immigration for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 53 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 years 11.6 12.1 11.1 9.6 10.2 9.1
5 to 14 years 20.2 21.7 18.7 17.8 19.1 16.6
15 to 24 years 21.5 19.9 23.1 22.2 21.0 23.3
25 to 44 years 39.7 39.9 39.6 41.0 40.9 41.1
45 years and over 7.0 6.4 7.5 9.4 8.9 9.8
Immigrants by selected place of birthThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census immigration data
Total - Selected places of birth for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Americas 14.8 14.1 15.6 15.5 14.7 16.3
Brazil 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Colombia 1.4 1.3 1.5 0.7 0.7 0.8
El Salvador 1.6 1.6 1.7 0.5 0.6 0.5
Guyana 1.9 1.8 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.2
Haiti 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.3
Jamaica 1.6 1.7 1.6 3.1 2.8 3.4
Mexico 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.8
Peru 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3
Trinidad and Tobago 0.6 0.5 0.6 1.4 1.3 1.4
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 3.3 2.8 3.8 2.8 2.6 3.0
Other places of birth in Americas 2.8 2.9 2.8 3.2 3.1 3.3
Europe 43.4 43.4 43.4 29.7 30.1 29.4
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.6 2.8 2.5 0.6 0.6 0.5
Croatia 1.8 1.8 1.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
France 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Germany 4.0 3.8 4.1 1.6 1.6 1.7
Greece 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.9 1.0 0.9
Hungary 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Italy 1.0 1.1 0.8 4.1 4.3 3.9
Netherlands 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.2
Poland 3.6 3.4 3.7 2.5 2.4 2.6
Portugal 6.0 6.0 6.0 2.7 2.8 2.6
Romania 4.3 4.2 4.4 1.1 1.1 1.1
Russian Federation 0.7 0.6 0.7 1.1 1.0 1.2
SerbiaCensus data footnote 57 2.1 2.2 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.6
Ukraine 0.6 0.6 0.7 1.0 1.0 1.1
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 9.5 9.6 9.4 6.9 6.9 6.8
Other places of birth in Europe 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.3 3.3 3.3
Africa 6.1 6.3 5.9 5.9 6.0 5.8
Algeria 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Egypt 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.8
Ethiopia 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.4
Kenya 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Morocco 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Nigeria 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.5
Somalia 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5
South Africa, Republic of 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5
Other places of birth in Africa 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4
Asia 35.4 35.9 34.9 48.5 48.9 48.3
Afghanistan 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.8
Bangladesh 0.6 0.6 0.5 1.0 1.1 1.0
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 5.4 5.2 5.5 8.2 7.9 8.5
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 0.7 0.8 0.6 2.8 2.8 2.8
India 7.2 7.6 6.8 9.4 9.9 8.9
IranCensus data footnote 61 1.3 1.5 1.2 2.3 2.4 2.1
Iraq 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.2
Japan 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.5
Lebanon 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.9 1.0 0.8
Pakistan 3.2 3.4 3.0 3.7 4.0 3.5
Philippines 2.1 1.6 2.5 6.0 5.2 6.8
Sri Lanka 0.8 0.8 0.7 2.9 3.0 2.8
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 1.4 1.5 1.3 0.6 0.6 0.6
Taiwan 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5
Viet Nam 2.8 2.7 2.9 2.1 2.0 2.2
Other places of birth in Asia 5.1 5.2 5.0 4.4 4.7 4.2
Oceania and other places of birthCensus data footnote 64 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Recent immigrants by selected places of birth
Total - Selected places of birth for the recent immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Americas 12.7 12.2 13.3 12.9 13.0 12.8
Brazil 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.7 0.7 0.7
Colombia 1.9 1.5 2.4 1.0 0.9 1.0
Cuba 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.4
Haiti 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.6
Jamaica 1.2 1.5 0.9 1.9 2.2 1.6
Mexico 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 4.0 3.4 4.6 3.1 3.2 3.0
VenezuelaCensus data footnote 65 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5
Other places of birth in Americas 3.0 3.3 2.6 3.6 3.4 3.7
Europe 12.3 12.2 12.4 9.6 9.9 9.3
France 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.4
Germany 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.3
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.3
MoldovaCensus data footnote 66 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Romania 1.9 1.5 2.1 0.5 0.4 0.6
Russian Federation 0.6 0.4 0.8 1.0 0.8 1.3
Ukraine 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.9 1.0
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 2.0 2.6 1.5 1.6 2.0 1.3
Other places of birth in Europe 5.5 5.3 5.7 4.1 4.2 3.9
Africa 11.1 11.3 10.9 8.3 8.5 8.2
Algeria 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Cameroon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.3
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.4
Côte d'Ivoire 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Egypt 2.1 2.0 2.1 1.7 1.9 1.6
Eritrea 2.4 2.3 2.6 0.4 0.5 0.4
Ethiopia 1.6 1.4 1.7 0.5 0.5 0.6
Morocco 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
Nigeria 0.8 1.0 0.6 1.3 1.3 1.2
Somalia 1.5 1.4 1.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
South Africa, Republic of 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.3
Tunisia 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other places of birth in Africa 1.9 2.3 1.6 2.5 2.6 2.5
Asia 63.6 63.8 63.3 68.8 68.0 69.5
Afghanistan 1.6 1.1 2.1 1.2 1.3 1.2
Bangladesh 1.0 0.7 1.2 1.7 1.8 1.7
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 9.9 9.8 10.1 12.5 11.6 13.2
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.5
India 13.1 14.8 11.3 14.7 15.7 13.8
IranCensus data footnote 61 3.5 4.0 3.0 4.5 4.6 4.4
Iraq 6.0 7.1 5.0 3.1 3.3 3.0
Israel 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4
Japan 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.4
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 1.2 1.0 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4
Lebanon 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.6
Nepal 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7
Pakistan 4.4 4.3 4.5 5.4 5.6 5.2
Philippines 4.3 2.6 5.9 11.3 9.7 12.7
Saudi Arabia 0.8 1.1 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6
Sri Lanka 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.7 1.6 1.9
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 7.5 7.9 7.1 2.7 2.9 2.5
Taiwan 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2
Turkey 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5
United Arab Emirates 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.9 1.0 0.8
Viet Nam 1.9 1.5 2.2 0.8 0.7 1.0
Other places of birth in Asia 4.5 4.0 5.0 3.0 2.9 3.0
Oceania and otherCensus data footnote 64 0.3 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.5 0.3
Australia 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.2
Other places of birthCensus data footnote 67 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Generation status
Total - Generation status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 68 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
First generationCensus data footnote 69 24.9 24.6 25.1 31.1 30.2 32.0
Second generationCensus data footnote 70 20.8 21.2 20.4 23.0 23.6 22.5
Third generation or moreCensus data footnote 71 54.4 54.2 54.5 45.8 46.3 45.4
Admission category and applicant type
Total - Admission category and applicant type for the immigrant population in private households who landed between 1980 and 2016 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 72 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Economic immigrantsCensus data footnote 73 42.3 45.5 39.2 48.3 50.9 46.0
Principal applicantsCensus data footnote 74 15.4 23.2 8.1 19.1 25.4 13.5
Secondary applicantsCensus data footnote 75 26.8 22.3 31.1 29.1 25.5 32.4
Immigrants sponsored by familyCensus data footnote 76 28.7 23.5 33.7 33.3 28.8 37.3
RefugeesCensus data footnote 77 28.2 30.2 26.2 17.1 19.1 15.3
Other immigrantsCensus data footnote 78 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.3 1.3 1.4

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Waterloo, RM [Census division], Ontario and Ontario [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 31, 2020).

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