Census Profile, 2016 Census
Ottawa, City [Census subdivision], Ontario and Canada [Country]

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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
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 103 916,855 446,520 470,340 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
North American Aboriginal origins 42,475 19,745 22,730 2,130,520 1,026,675 1,103,840
First Nations (North American Indian) 29,580 13,630 15,945 1,525,570 731,410 794,155
Inuit 1,500 675 830 79,130 38,695 40,435
Métis 12,450 5,865 6,585 599,995 291,310 308,690
Other North American origins 271,890 133,145 138,745 11,628,535 5,745,695 5,882,835
Acadian 3,820 1,875 1,950 119,675 57,805 61,865
American 11,785 5,800 5,985 377,405 182,690 194,715
Canadian 261,225 127,765 133,460 11,135,965 5,501,595 5,634,370
New Brunswicker 40 25 15 1,490 800 685
Newfoundlander 680 425 255 22,215 11,420 10,800
Nova Scotian 105 65 40 3,700 1,770 1,930
Ontarian 310 130 175 3,925 1,980 1,945
Québécois 875 455 420 194,560 99,320 95,235
Other North American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 104 25 20 10 1,895 950 945
European origins 585,625 285,400 300,225 19,683,320 9,687,715 9,995,605
British Isles origins 388,245 189,905 198,340 11,211,850 5,474,735 5,737,115
Channel Islander 95 30 65 3,595 1,740 1,855
Cornish 70 45 25 1,975 995 975
English 193,700 95,765 97,935 6,320,085 3,069,515 3,250,570
Irish 198,640 94,040 104,595 4,627,000 2,195,620 2,431,385
Manx 175 105 70 6,125 3,090 3,040
Scottish 169,955 83,335 86,620 4,799,005 2,323,390 2,475,620
Welsh 17,155 8,230 8,920 474,805 226,600 248,210
British Isles origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 105 33,080 15,505 17,580 644,695 307,090 337,610
French origins 184,460 87,770 96,690 4,680,820 2,283,480 2,397,340
Alsatian 45 25 30 2,800 1,300 1,495
Breton 125 70 50 11,845 5,765 6,080
Corsican 55 45 20 1,750 950 805
French 184,380 87,720 96,665 4,670,595 2,278,430 2,392,165
Western European origins (except French origins) 113,160 55,155 58,000 4,600,855 2,258,095 2,342,760
Austrian 5,720 2,805 2,915 207,050 100,775 106,275
Bavarian 70 20 45 940 485 455
Belgian 4,300 2,020 2,275 186,665 91,395 95,270
Dutch 28,500 14,260 14,240 1,111,655 546,565 565,090
Flemish 395 210 190 11,685 5,730 5,960
Frisian 70 45 30 4,590 2,395 2,195
German 78,875 38,125 40,750 3,322,405 1,626,785 1,695,615
Luxembourger 115 65 55 3,915 2,025 1,890
Swiss 4,275 2,070 2,210 155,120 76,935 78,185
Western European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 106 130 60 80 3,365 1,645 1,720
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 23,390 11,730 11,665 1,201,320 579,005 622,315
Danish 5,135 2,665 2,470 207,470 100,660 106,810
Finnish 3,875 1,960 1,915 143,645 69,045 74,600
Icelandic 1,450 670 780 101,795 49,875 51,915
Norwegian 6,375 3,190 3,185 463,275 223,075 240,200
Swedish 6,865 3,280 3,590 349,645 163,545 186,095
Northern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 107 1,490 850 635 52,780 26,965 25,820
Eastern European origins 85,565 41,065 44,500 3,431,245 1,666,740 1,764,505
Bulgarian 1,440 670 765 34,565 16,935 17,625
Byelorussian 830 400 430 20,710 10,190 10,515
Czech 3,575 1,655 1,925 104,580 51,555 53,030
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 108 685 295 390 40,715 19,235 21,480
Estonian 945 425 525 24,530 11,715 12,815
Hungarian 8,475 4,185 4,290 348,085 170,040 178,045
Latvian 1,065 455 615 30,725 14,920 15,805
Lithuanian 2,420 1,200 1,225 59,285 28,745 30,535
Moldovan 380 155 220 14,915 7,265 7,650
Polish 32,345 15,445 16,895 1,106,585 533,830 572,750
Romanian 6,240 3,030 3,210 238,050 114,705 123,345
Russian 15,220 7,005 8,210 622,445 297,600 324,850
Slovak 2,520 1,185 1,340 72,285 35,360 36,925
Ukrainian 24,965 12,015 12,945 1,359,655 663,560 696,095
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 109 1,025 545 475 20,415 9,895 10,520
Southern European origins 80,920 39,440 41,480 3,012,375 1,494,605 1,517,775
Albanian 1,070 525 550 36,185 18,385 17,800
Bosnian 1,250 590 665 26,740 13,320 13,420
Catalan 15 10 0 1,280 740 535
Croatian 3,540 1,695 1,850 133,970 67,825 66,140
Cypriot 155 60 105 5,650 2,850 2,795
Greek 6,975 3,510 3,470 271,410 137,405 134,005
Italian 45,705 22,765 22,945 1,587,965 794,525 793,445
Kosovar 55 30 30 2,865 1,470 1,395
Macedonian 555 205 345 43,110 21,650 21,460
Maltese 575 310 265 41,920 20,955 20,965
Montenegrin 145 70 75 4,160 2,180 1,985
Portuguese 9,285 4,495 4,790 482,605 239,360 243,250
Serbian 2,670 1,330 1,340 96,530 49,095 47,440
Sicilian 265 125 140 6,940 3,500 3,435
Slovenian 1,235 590 645 40,470 20,105 20,365
Spanish 12,195 5,390 6,800 396,460 184,520 211,945
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 110 795 380 415 38,480 18,620 19,860
Southern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 111 70 25 45 2,170 1,030 1,135
Other European origins 8,005 4,110 3,890 226,695 115,110 111,580
Basque 285 160 125 6,965 3,690 3,275
Jewish 5,750 2,970 2,780 143,660 72,625 71,035
Roma (Gypsy) 75 30 40 4,630 2,195 2,440
Slavic, n.o.s.Census data footnote 112 190 90 95 4,870 2,560 2,310
Other European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 113 1,760 885 870 67,890 34,730 33,160
Caribbean origins 25,660 11,580 14,075 749,155 349,810 399,345
Antiguan 260 145 110 4,500 2,115 2,385
Bahamian 160 105 55 3,675 1,915 1,760
Barbadian 1,240 520 720 37,780 17,745 20,035
Bermudan 95 55 40 3,075 1,435 1,640
Carib 110 35 70 3,030 1,175 1,860
Cuban 1,110 505 610 29,065 13,800 15,270
Dominican 690 305 385 23,130 11,000 12,125
Grenadian 295 150 140 17,915 7,835 10,080
Guadeloupean 10 0 0 1,125 515 605
Haitian 9,955 4,430 5,525 165,095 76,460 88,635
Jamaican 7,775 3,575 4,200 309,485 145,080 164,410
Kittitian/Nevisian 40 20 20 2,915 1,460 1,460
Martinican 30 10 15 2,010 900 1,110
Montserratan 45 25 20 930 460 470
Puerto Rican 90 40 55 3,405 1,645 1,765
St. Lucian 770 290 475 8,985 4,095 4,890
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 2,000 910 1,090 78,965 37,325 41,635
Vincentian/Grenadinian 235 80 155 17,420 7,475 9,945
West Indian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 114 1,600 680 920 70,270 31,625 38,645
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 115 1,035 495 540 26,830 12,520 14,310
Latin, Central and South American origins 17,745 8,230 9,515 674,640 325,210 349,430
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 785 385 400 22,725 10,875 11,850
Arawak 60 25 35 1,440 610 830
Argentinian 665 360 305 20,680 10,130 10,545
Belizean 85 40 45 1,755 915 845
Bolivian 145 75 65 5,055 2,480 2,580
Brazilian 1,135 555 575 36,830 17,380 19,455
Chilean 1,035 525 510 45,190 22,280 22,910
Colombian 1,945 885 1,065 96,325 45,590 50,735
Costa Rican 165 70 95 5,535 2,680 2,855
Ecuadorian 255 130 120 25,405 11,995 13,415
Guatemalan 420 150 265 26,275 13,360 12,915
Guyanese 1,935 940 995 84,275 39,530 44,745
Hispanic 325 175 155 11,055 5,380 5,670
Honduran 290 90 195 10,650 5,235 5,415
Maya 315 160 155 6,285 3,350 2,940
Mexican 2,830 1,230 1,600 128,485 62,890 65,595
Nicaraguan 1,050 530 520 13,705 6,650 7,055
Panamanian 110 55 55 4,700 2,210 2,495
Paraguayan 35 15 15 4,325 2,165 2,160
Peruvian 1,275 600 680 42,145 19,645 22,505
Salvadorean 2,165 1,055 1,110 66,220 32,960 33,255
Uruguayan 95 40 55 6,795 3,390 3,410
Venezuelan 905 350 555 26,345 12,220 14,125
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 116 1,205 495 710 28,455 13,930 14,525
African origins 55,575 26,800 28,780 1,067,930 539,805 528,120
Central and West African origins 11,860 5,840 6,025 230,110 118,040 112,070
Akan 110 65 45 1,955 1,090 870
Angolan 185 85 105 2,960 1,475 1,480
Ashanti 15 10 0 1,585 855 735
Beninese 110 70 40 4,995 2,670 2,320
Burkinabe 275 125 155 3,150 1,665 1,485
Cameroonian 1,275 670 605 24,615 12,390 12,230
Chadian 140 65 70 1,845 955 885
Congolese 3,890 1,730 2,160 38,365 18,925 19,440
Edo 50 25 25 1,945 1,095 855
Ewe 15 10 10 845 470 375
Gabonese 110 65 50 1,405 660 750
Gambian 35 20 10 975 495 475
Ghanaian 1,360 740 615 35,495 17,720 17,770
Guinean 255 115 145 7,240 3,785 3,455
Ibo 110 45 60 5,315 2,850 2,470
Ivorian 500 215 290 10,935 5,485 5,450
Liberian 95 55 40 2,485 1,130 1,360
Malian 160 75 85 4,490 2,280 2,210
Malinké 75 40 30 1,125 585 535
Nigerian 2,020 1,040 980 51,835 27,025 24,805
Peulh 65 40 30 2,435 1,270 1,170
Senegalese 360 170 185 10,175 5,500 4,670
Sierra Leonean 95 40 55 2,620 1,330 1,295
Togolese 310 155 155 5,300 2,870 2,430
Wolof 35 25 10 840 495 345
Yoruba 345 210 135 9,585 5,075 4,515
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 117 885 445 435 15,380 7,940 7,445
North African origins 12,855 6,625 6,230 355,045 185,775 169,270
Algerian 1,300 650 650 67,335 34,755 32,580
Berber 890 475 415 37,060 19,685 17,375
Coptic 115 55 60 3,535 1,860 1,680
Dinka 45 20 30 900 500 400
Egyptian 5,825 3,060 2,765 99,140 51,730 47,410
Libyan 1,220 625 595 7,740 4,135 3,605
Maure 40 25 10 1,190 655 535
Moroccan 2,150 1,050 1,100 103,940 54,005 49,945
Sudanese 850 425 425 19,960 10,315 9,645
Tunisian 635 325 310 25,645 13,985 11,665
North African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 118 450 235 220 6,115 3,320 2,795
Southern and East African origins 22,905 10,710 12,195 260,145 128,325 131,815
Afrikaner 50 25 25 1,870 955 915
Amhara 70 45 25 1,530 815 715
Bantu, n.o.s.Census data footnote 119 370 170 200 3,965 2,175 1,785
Burundian 1,865 825 1,035 10,990 5,405 5,580
Djiboutian 730 305 425 1,710 790 920
Eritrean 1,350 620 730 25,255 12,830 12,430
Ethiopian 2,850 1,300 1,555 44,065 21,680 22,385
Harari 10 0 10 665 355 305
Kenyan 600 305 295 10,915 5,230 5,685
Malagasy 220 110 110 4,500 2,175 2,325
Mauritian 340 145 195 9,325 4,655 4,665
Oromo 285 145 140 3,350 1,745 1,605
Rwandan 1,305 530 770 10,775 5,065 5,705
Seychellois 35 10 25 1,285 575 710
Somali 10,375 4,910 5,465 62,550 30,215 32,330
South African 1,090 525 565 41,375 20,575 20,800
Tanzanian 285 125 165 4,710 2,400 2,310
Tigrian 180 90 90 2,155 1,160 995
Ugandan 400 190 205 5,705 2,875 2,830
Zambian 140 60 80 1,860 935 920
Zimbabwean 315 150 165 8,090 3,975 4,110
Zulu 45 35 15 945 475 475
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 120 1,270 640 635 17,305 8,445 8,860
Other African origins 9,265 4,315 4,945 239,560 116,400 123,165
Black, n.o.s.Census data footnote 121 1,160 465 695 30,385 14,015 16,370
Other African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 122 8,285 3,935 4,350 212,005 103,790 108,215
Asian origins 179,735 88,090 91,650 6,095,235 2,958,120 3,137,115
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 64,395 33,170 31,225 1,011,145 518,170 492,980
Afghan 3,950 2,015 1,935 83,995 42,320 41,675
Arab, n.o.s.Census data footnote 123 7,275 3,720 3,560 111,400 58,930 52,475
Armenian 1,470 750 715 63,810 31,505 32,305
Assyrian 130 55 75 13,835 7,115 6,720
Azerbaijani 215 85 130 6,425 3,230 3,200
Georgian 165 100 65 4,775 2,430 2,345
Hazara 50 25 25 1,515 810 705
Iranian 6,845 3,435 3,405 210,405 106,565 103,840
Iraqi 4,690 2,485 2,205 70,925 35,965 34,955
Israeli 710 380 330 28,735 15,065 13,675
Jordanian 1,480 800 680 14,250 7,520 6,735
Kazakh 150 70 80 3,330 1,615 1,710
Kurd 800 435 375 16,315 8,810 7,515
Kuwaiti 965 490 475 2,235 1,185 1,055
Kyrgyz 35 25 10 1,060 510 550
Lebanese 25,970 13,315 12,650 219,555 112,970 106,590
Palestinian 3,990 2,225 1,770 44,820 23,900 20,920
Pashtun 220 115 110 4,810 2,565 2,245
Saudi Arabian 575 275 300 6,810 3,935 2,880
Syrian 4,505 2,330 2,175 77,045 38,445 38,600
Tajik 95 50 50 2,905 1,410 1,495
Tatar 145 55 90 4,825 2,155 2,670
Turk 2,890 1,530 1,365 63,955 32,855 31,100
Turkmen 100 55 50 1,040 540 500
Uighur 50 35 20 1,555 775 785
Uzbek 160 75 90 3,920 1,920 2,000
Yemeni 1,000 510 490 6,645 3,335 3,305
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 124 2,080 1,065 1,020 25,280 13,180 12,100
South Asian origins 40,725 20,625 20,100 1,963,330 993,595 969,735
Bangladeshi 2,275 1,190 1,090 45,940 23,645 22,300
Bengali 1,040 525 515 22,900 11,730 11,180
Bhutanese 310 165 145 3,600 1,765 1,835
East Indian 27,665 14,025 13,635 1,374,710 694,990 679,720
Goan 125 65 60 6,070 2,915 3,155
Gujarati 185 110 75 8,350 4,305 4,050
Kashmiri 50 20 35 3,115 1,605 1,510
Nepali 890 435 460 17,140 8,715 8,420
Pakistani 4,450 2,230 2,225 215,555 110,420 105,140
Punjabi 1,095 575 525 118,400 61,155 57,240
Sinhalese 290 150 140 7,285 3,605 3,685
Sri Lankan 2,660 1,315 1,345 152,595 75,010 77,585
Tamil 940 465 475 48,670 24,845 23,825
South Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 125 2,210 1,105 1,105 76,400 38,815 37,585
East and Southeast Asian origins 76,425 35,140 41,280 3,163,360 1,467,205 1,696,155
Burmese 590 295 295 9,335 4,535 4,795
Cambodian (Khmer) 2,330 1,070 1,260 38,490 18,515 19,980
Chinese 46,315 21,790 24,525 1,769,195 836,150 933,045
Filipino 13,215 5,365 7,850 837,130 369,105 468,025
Hmong 0 0 0 805 420 390
Indonesian 590 250 340 21,390 9,950 11,440
Japanese 3,105 1,285 1,820 121,485 53,415 68,070
Karen 285 150 130 4,510 2,275 2,240
Korean 3,180 1,475 1,700 198,210 93,680 104,525
Laotian 675 310 365 24,580 12,190 12,390
Malaysian 475 175 300 16,920 7,735 9,185
Mongolian 265 155 115 7,480 3,560 3,915
Singaporean 45 20 25 2,850 1,325 1,520
Taiwanese 710 320 395 36,510 16,570 19,945
Thai 640 210 430 19,010 7,330 11,680
Tibetan 90 40 45 8,040 4,055 3,985
Vietnamese 8,795 4,325 4,470 240,615 115,935 124,680
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 126 255 140 115 6,500 3,150 3,355
Other Asian origins 345 160 190 22,745 11,280 11,460
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 127 345 160 185 22,740 11,280 11,460
Oceania origins 1,925 925 995 85,470 43,030 42,440
Australian 1,265 585 685 42,315 21,710 20,605
New Zealander 470 260 210 15,395 8,065 7,330
Pacific Islands origins 230 95 130 29,485 14,240 15,250
Fijian 55 20 35 19,375 9,280 10,090
Hawaiian 15 0 10 3,295 1,500 1,795
Maori 25 15 10 2,500 1,310 1,195
Polynesian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 128 80 20 60 1,530 725 805
Samoan 35 25 15 1,100 625 475
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 129 35 25 15 2,335 1,145 1,185

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Ottawa, CV [Census subdivision], Ontario and Canada [Country] (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 January 19, 2022).

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