Census Profile, 2016 Census
Toronto [Census metropolitan area], Ontario and Ontario [Province]

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Ethnic origin populationThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census data on ethnic origin
Total - Ethnic origin for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 103 5,862,855 2,849,995 3,012,865 13,242,160 6,472,240 6,769,920
  North American Aboriginal origins 73,975 34,840 39,130 518,300 247,160 271,135
    First Nations (North American Indian) 56,655 26,735 29,915 385,505 183,075 202,430
    Inuit 1,360 645 710 6,870 3,150 3,720
    Métis 17,860 8,350 9,505 137,485 66,245 71,235
  Other North American origins 786,975 390,020 396,955 3,220,595 1,585,255 1,635,340
    Acadian 4,215 2,085 2,125 16,580 8,135 8,450
    American 49,455 23,985 25,470 140,165 67,480 72,690
    Canadian 746,965 370,515 376,445 3,109,770 1,531,645 1,578,125
    New Brunswicker 85 55 35 320 190 125
    Newfoundlander 3,280 1,675 1,605 10,850 5,520 5,325
    Nova Scotian 645 295 355 1,485 685 800
    Ontarian 645 370 275 2,165 1,085 1,075
    Québécois 1,570 780 785 5,390 2,730 2,665
    Other North American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 104 245 130 115 675 375 300
  European origins 2,760,845 1,345,375 1,415,470 8,151,470 3,978,900 4,172,570
    British Isles origins 1,287,260 629,030 658,230 4,900,430 2,380,595 2,519,835
      Channel Islander 445 235 210 1,120 530 590
      Cornish 205 105 95 755 370 385
      English 732,555 358,040 374,515 2,808,805 1,357,650 1,451,160
      Irish 544,380 260,305 284,070 2,095,460 991,625 1,103,835
      Manx 815 475 345 2,450 1,320 1,130
      Scottish 543,760 263,155 280,605 2,107,295 1,016,260 1,091,030
      Welsh 56,210 26,940 29,275 198,475 94,555 103,920
      British Isles origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 105 107,900 51,560 56,340 323,185 152,525 170,660
    French origins 248,150 117,595 130,555 1,350,520 643,360 707,160
      Alsatian 355 140 215 1,235 495 740
      Breton 60 35 20 290 175 120
      Corsican 60 30 30 205 125 85
      French 247,790 117,430 130,360 1,349,255 642,790 706,470
    Western European origins (except French origins) 396,070 192,485 203,585 1,766,975 864,010 902,970
      Austrian 30,375 14,775 15,600 72,475 35,415 37,065
      Bavarian 155 65 85 450 225 230
      Belgian 9,770 4,540 5,230 57,890 28,460 29,430
      Dutch 98,890 47,530 51,360 527,750 259,585 268,165
      Flemish 910 430 475 4,005 2,005 1,995
      Frisian 400 230 165 2,705 1,400 1,305
      German 271,815 132,610 139,205 1,189,670 579,315 610,355
      Luxembourger 305 145 155 915 500 415
      Swiss 14,705 7,290 7,415 59,835 29,395 30,440
      Western European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 106 530 260 275 1,095 560 530
    Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 69,205 33,340 35,865 266,085 127,885 138,195
      Danish 15,455 7,630 7,825 53,555 26,355 27,195
      Finnish 16,385 7,650 8,735 76,755 36,955 39,800
      Icelandic 3,985 2,005 1,985 13,215 6,325 6,895
      Norwegian 16,390 8,040 8,345 59,335 28,350 30,980
      Swedish 18,590 8,565 10,020 71,035 32,705 38,325
      Northern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 107 3,515 1,665 1,845 12,540 6,400 6,140
    Eastern European origins 596,425 284,470 311,955 1,339,610 644,610 695,000
      Bulgarian 11,220 5,545 5,675 16,750 8,230 8,525
      Byelorussian 8,240 4,040 4,205 11,690 5,645 6,045
      Czech 16,630 8,030 8,600 42,340 20,815 21,530
      Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 108 4,755 2,275 2,480 14,810 6,820 7,990
      Estonian 7,655 3,580 4,075 15,075 7,255 7,825
      Hungarian 59,720 29,025 30,690 163,500 79,850 83,655
      Latvian 9,660 4,505 5,155 18,095 8,615 9,480
      Lithuanian 19,520 9,380 10,140 35,100 16,965 18,135
      Moldovan 3,020 1,545 1,475 3,905 1,910 1,995
      Polish 237,245 113,300 123,940 523,490 251,575 271,910
      Romanian 50,515 24,070 26,445 98,235 46,825 51,410
      Russian 139,910 65,150 74,760 220,850 103,650 117,200
      Slovak 14,580 7,040 7,540 40,535 19,645 20,885
      Ukrainian 144,330 69,230 75,105 376,440 181,725 194,715
      Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 109 7,290 3,405 3,885 10,330 4,940 5,390
    Southern European origins 988,415 488,295 500,120 1,772,160 880,335 891,830
      Albanian 17,685 8,940 8,745 25,980 13,085 12,895
      Bosnian 6,485 3,150 3,335 14,680 7,255 7,425
      Catalan 160 105 60 285 180 110
      Croatian 37,460 18,715 18,745 82,220 41,350 40,875
      Cypriot 2,620 1,295 1,325 4,400 2,170 2,230
      Greek 99,145 49,730 49,410 148,555 74,830 73,720
      Italian 484,365 241,940 242,420 931,805 467,100 464,705
      Kosovar 485 255 225 1,305 655 650
      Macedonian 28,315 14,150 14,165 39,440 19,820 19,625
      Maltese 19,440 9,580 9,860 35,255 17,525 17,730
      Montenegrin 1,465 700 770 2,545 1,295 1,250
      Portuguese 210,425 102,945 107,480 324,930 160,970 163,960
      Serbian 33,055 16,630 16,425 66,835 34,035 32,800
      Sicilian 1,575 790 780 4,190 2,090 2,100
      Slovenian 13,135 6,605 6,530 26,485 13,215 13,275
      Spanish 106,690 49,790 56,895 171,145 78,880 92,265
      Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 110 6,775 3,280 3,495 20,245 9,785 10,460
      Southern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 111 510 210 300 965 425 540
    Other European origins 72,270 36,185 36,085 105,865 53,050 52,820
      Basque 815 400 415 1,585 805 780
      Jewish 59,195 29,745 29,450 77,280 38,860 38,425
      Roma (Gypsy) 1,220 575 645 2,295 1,050 1,245
      Slavic, n.o.s.Census data footnote 112 980 525 455 2,065 1,110 955
      Other European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 113 10,520 5,160 5,360 23,290 11,540 11,750
  Caribbean origins 346,530 157,300 189,230 462,600 213,660 248,940
    Antiguan 2,430 1,075 1,355 3,275 1,480 1,800
    Bahamian 1,255 635 615 2,305 1,190 1,115
    Barbadian 18,395 8,370 10,030 26,625 12,375 14,250
    Bermudan 1,000 470 540 2,010 925 1,085
    Carib 1,795 640 1,150 2,295 855 1,440
    Cuban 9,290 4,200 5,090 14,490 6,625 7,865
    Dominican 6,365 3,035 3,335 9,180 4,420 4,760
    Grenadian 12,380 5,330 7,050 14,690 6,420 8,275
    Guadeloupean 40 10 30 70 20 50
    Haitian 5,150 2,425 2,715 17,715 8,085 9,630
    Jamaican 200,330 91,035 109,295 257,060 119,100 137,955
    Kittitian/Nevisian 1,855 875 985 2,260 1,090 1,175
    Martinican 160 50 105 195 65 125
    Montserratan 440 210 230 620 300 325
    Puerto Rican 750 400 360 1,495 755 740
    St. Lucian 5,405 2,355 3,045 7,170 3,195 3,985
    Trinidadian/Tobagonian 44,300 20,370 23,925 59,560 27,850 31,710
    Vincentian/Grenadinian 10,290 4,345 5,950 12,155 5,250 6,905
    West Indian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 114 46,300 20,555 25,740 56,865 25,380 31,480
    Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 115 13,305 5,940 7,365 16,970 7,770 9,195
  Latin, Central and South American origins 213,985 100,945 113,030 322,210 153,045 169,165
    Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 7,115 3,305 3,810 10,795 5,040 5,750
    Arawak 710 315 395 1,055 470 585
    Argentinian 8,415 4,075 4,335 11,460 5,620 5,840
    Belizean 355 170 185 810 395 415
    Bolivian 1,325 660 665 1,885 935 955
    Brazilian 13,065 6,295 6,780 18,395 8,760 9,635
    Chilean 10,435 5,010 5,425 14,625 7,015 7,610
    Colombian 24,875 11,890 12,985 40,820 19,345 21,480
    Costa Rican 1,770 905 865 2,790 1,380 1,410
    Ecuadorian 17,930 8,495 9,440 20,385 9,650 10,735
    Guatemalan 5,915 2,850 3,065 10,040 4,870 5,170
    Guyanese 57,985 26,585 31,405 73,360 34,050 39,315
    Hispanic 3,655 1,780 1,875 5,805 2,790 3,015
    Honduran 1,750 810 940 3,360 1,590 1,765
    Maya 1,135 555 575 2,500 1,285 1,215
    Mexican 19,785 9,185 10,600 43,120 20,735 22,380
    Nicaraguan 3,655 1,765 1,890 7,100 3,440 3,665
    Panamanian 1,805 775 1,030 2,475 1,125 1,355
    Paraguayan 305 140 160 600 280 320
    Peruvian 10,665 4,935 5,725 14,780 6,985 7,800
    Salvadorean 15,130 7,480 7,650 27,595 13,530 14,070
    Uruguayan 3,450 1,770 1,680 4,200 2,150 2,050
    Venezuelan 8,260 3,780 4,480 11,750 5,320 6,430
    Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 116 9,255 4,505 4,745 14,095 6,745 7,350
  African origins 266,640 130,030 136,610 414,095 203,260 210,835
    Central and West African origins 58,830 29,030 29,800 85,735 42,745 42,990
      Akan 700 395 305 965 540 425
      Angolan 1,030 490 535 1,635 815 820
      Ashanti 1,070 545 525 1,205 620 585
      Beninese 370 190 180 555 280 270
      Burkinabe 100 45 55 415 190 225
      Cameroonian 2,535 1,250 1,285 4,700 2,330 2,370
      Chadian 185 95 90 645 320 325
      Congolese 3,985 1,895 2,085 10,425 4,960 5,460
      Edo 935 490 445 1,025 545 480
      Ewe 160 90 70 180 95 80
      Gabonese 45 10 35 170 80 90
      Gambian 545 255 295 630 305 330
      Ghanaian 20,465 9,735 10,730 24,850 12,060 12,790
      Guinean 680 335 340 1,105 550 560
      Ibo 1,495 775 720 1,940 1,035 905
      Ivorian 615 285 330 1,350 600 745
      Liberian 335 140 200 770 365 405
      Malian 260 140 125 490 250 240
      Malinké 220 105 120 345 160 185
      Nigerian 19,330 9,790 9,545 26,560 13,620 12,940
      Peulh 60 40 20 135 80 55
      Senegalese 535 280 255 1,000 500 495
      Sierra Leonean 815 400 415 1,175 585 585
      Togolese 315 205 105 670 370 300
      Wolof 45 25 25 80 45 35
      Yoruba 2,925 1,545 1,375 4,055 2,155 1,900
      Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 117 2,895 1,415 1,480 4,745 2,340 2,410
    North African origins 53,740 27,655 26,090 86,665 44,970 41,695
      Algerian 1,700 835 870 4,065 2,035 2,030
      Berber 680 365 315 1,845 985 860
      Coptic 1,815 935 885 2,305 1,185 1,120
      Dinka 35 25 10 205 110 95
      Egyptian 36,340 18,715 17,625 52,845 27,465 25,375
      Libyan 1,275 685 600 3,785 2,015 1,760
      Maure 235 130 105 290 160 125
      Moroccan 8,595 4,440 4,160 12,305 6,310 6,000
      Sudanese 3,735 1,825 1,915 8,975 4,600 4,375
      Tunisian 1,085 580 505 2,295 1,210 1,085
      North African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 118 840 450 390 1,755 920 830
    Southern and East African origins 80,285 38,330 41,955 128,910 61,680 67,230
      Afrikaner 340 175 170 560 285 275
      Amhara 500 240 260 720 360 360
      Bantu, n.o.s.Census data footnote 119 305 170 135 870 455 415
      Burundian 710 385 325 3,105 1,465 1,640
      Djiboutian 205 95 115 1,035 460 575
      Eritrean 7,625 3,685 3,940 11,870 5,740 6,125
      Ethiopian 15,990 7,670 8,325 22,560 10,755 11,800
      Harari 460 250 210 475 255 215
      Kenyan 3,960 1,830 2,130 5,860 2,780 3,080
      Malagasy 180 75 100 430 200 230
      Mauritian 2,820 1,465 1,355 3,600 1,830 1,770
      Oromo 830 370 460 1,290 610 685
      Rwandan 1,105 490 620 3,215 1,380 1,830
      Seychellois 165 65 95 350 140 205
      Somali 25,550 11,820 13,740 40,995 19,200 21,795
      South African 11,950 6,010 5,940 19,760 9,790 9,970
      Tanzanian 1,850 925 920 2,610 1,300 1,315
      Tigrian 410 210 200 770 395 375
      Ugandan 2,010 980 1,030 2,950 1,445 1,505
      Zambian 385 195 190 805 410 395
      Zimbabwean 1,760 815 945 3,425 1,595 1,830
      Zulu 205 100 110 440 225 215
      Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 120 5,470 2,415 3,055 8,475 3,900 4,570
    Other African origins 77,575 36,805 40,775 119,670 57,245 62,420
      Black, n.o.s.Census data footnote 121 10,975 4,750 6,220 17,380 7,720 9,660
      Other African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 122 67,415 32,440 34,975 103,560 50,150 53,410
  Asian origins 2,437,365 1,181,245 1,256,120 3,100,450 1,506,795 1,593,655
    West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 330,340 167,015 163,330 523,340 265,615 257,730
      Afghan 41,735 20,950 20,780 54,535 27,255 27,280
      Arab, n.o.s.Census data footnote 123 23,205 12,005 11,195 44,705 23,345 21,360
      Armenian 21,710 10,545 11,165 29,675 14,570 15,105
      Assyrian 7,705 3,955 3,745 12,075 6,140 5,935
      Azerbaijani 3,340 1,620 1,720 4,105 1,995 2,110
      Georgian 2,390 1,220 1,165 2,815 1,415 1,395
      Hazara 515 280 235 680 390 290
      Iranian 97,110 48,770 48,345 117,065 58,995 58,065
      Iraqi 29,045 14,570 14,480 50,460 25,420 25,035
      Israeli 14,490 7,510 6,975 17,080 8,890 8,185
      Jordanian 5,325 2,865 2,460 9,660 5,110 4,545
      Kazakh 975 445 530 1,325 610 715
      Kurd 4,355 2,330 2,025 9,210 4,880 4,330
      Kuwaiti 375 215 160 1,510 795 715
      Kyrgyz 245 85 160 340 130 210
      Lebanese 29,750 15,125 14,625 86,245 43,700 42,545
      Palestinian 15,555 8,380 7,170 28,480 15,215 13,270
      Pashtun 2,145 1,180 965 3,010 1,635 1,375
      Saudi Arabian 1,655 865 785 3,660 1,975 1,685
      Syrian 16,150 7,855 8,300 31,440 15,570 15,870
      Tajik 1,425 670 755 1,850 880 970
      Tatar 1,785 760 1,025 2,135 930 1,205
      Turk 23,085 11,685 11,405 34,165 17,340 16,825
      Turkmen 405 205 200 695 345 355
      Uighur 545 255 290 755 385 375
      Uzbek 1,745 870 880 2,400 1,155 1,240
      Yemeni 2,530 1,205 1,325 4,225 2,065 2,155
      West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 124 10,180 5,245 4,930 16,270 8,395 7,875
    South Asian origins 995,125 499,465 495,660 1,182,845 595,480 587,370
      Bangladeshi 23,400 11,960 11,435 29,195 14,965 14,230
      Bengali 12,515 6,390 6,125 15,235 7,795 7,445
      Bhutanese 150 80 65 1,450 710 735
      East Indian 643,370 322,810 320,555 774,500 390,015 384,480
      Goan 4,040 1,880 2,160 4,775 2,245 2,525
      Gujarati 4,980 2,575 2,400 5,915 3,055 2,860
      Kashmiri 1,345 690 650 1,795 900 895
      Nepali 5,395 2,645 2,745 8,150 4,070 4,080
      Pakistani 122,950 62,455 60,490 149,060 75,860 73,200
      Punjabi 47,760 24,560 23,205 55,455 28,580 26,875
      Sinhalese 4,030 1,970 2,055 5,195 2,545 2,645
      Sri Lankan 114,400 55,790 58,615 124,270 60,685 63,585
      Tamil 40,115 20,345 19,775 42,760 21,705 21,050
      South Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 125 49,895 25,275 24,620 58,705 29,705 29,005
    East and Southeast Asian origins 1,134,050 525,470 608,580 1,422,890 659,650 763,245
      Burmese 2,165 970 1,195 4,420 2,105 2,315
      Cambodian (Khmer) 6,430 2,970 3,460 14,655 6,810 7,845
      Chinese 700,705 332,650 368,055 849,345 403,280 446,065
      Filipino 274,670 118,265 156,405 337,760 144,830 192,930
      Hmong 55 25 30 650 340 305
      Indonesian 6,120 2,825 3,290 9,325 4,305 5,025
      Japanese 28,045 12,350 15,695 41,620 18,530 23,090
      Karen 265 115 145 1,645 830 815
      Korean 73,385 34,950 38,445 93,420 44,585 48,835
      Laotian 4,205 2,080 2,125 9,875 4,865 5,015
      Malaysian 5,625 2,660 2,960 7,310 3,370 3,935
      Mongolian 1,940 885 1,060 2,940 1,390 1,545
      Singaporean 1,070 480 590 1,260 565 700
      Taiwanese 7,975 3,625 4,350 10,060 4,595 5,465
      Thai 3,390 1,275 2,115 6,865 2,725 4,135
      Tibetan 6,015 3,015 3,000 6,365 3,175 3,185
      Vietnamese 73,740 34,880 38,865 107,640 51,350 56,290
      East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 126 3,400 1,675 1,725 4,375 2,165 2,210
    Other Asian origins 10,705 5,285 5,420 13,430 6,575 6,855
      Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 127 10,710 5,285 5,420 13,430 6,575 6,855
  Oceania origins 9,705 4,915 4,785 20,680 10,435 10,240
    Australian 5,925 3,095 2,830 13,315 6,780 6,530
    New Zealander 1,945 1,030 915 4,250 2,255 2,000
    Pacific Islands origins 2,045 935 1,110 3,490 1,625 1,860
      Fijian 1,185 495 690 1,610 665 945
      Hawaiian 225 115 115 470 235 240
      Maori 200 105 90 485 255 230
      Polynesian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 128 115 45 70 275 115 165
      Samoan 90 45 50 225 140 85
      Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 129 340 160 180 555 265 290

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Toronto [Census metropolitan area], 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 15, 2018).

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