Census Profile, 2016 Census
Calgary, City [Census subdivision], Alberta and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Calgary, CY
Alberta
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Canada

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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 1,222,405 610,610 611,795 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
  North American Aboriginal origins 46,385 22,010 24,375 2,130,520 1,026,675 1,103,840
    First Nations (North American Indian) 27,915 13,095 14,820 1,525,570 731,410 794,155
    Inuit 550 225 320 79,130 38,695 40,435
    Métis 19,705 9,545 10,160 599,995 291,310 308,690
  Other North American origins 249,055 126,485 122,575 11,628,535 5,745,695 5,882,835
    Acadian 1,580 825 755 119,675 57,805 61,865
    American 20,460 9,950 10,505 377,405 182,690 194,715
    Canadian 234,190 119,170 115,025 11,135,965 5,501,595 5,634,370
    New Brunswicker 25 20 10 1,490 800 685
    Newfoundlander 490 285 205 22,215 11,420 10,800
    Nova Scotian 45 35 15 3,700 1,770 1,930
    Ontarian 45 35 15 3,925 1,980 1,945
    Québécois 365 215 150 194,560 99,320 95,235
    Other North American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 104 145 90 55 1,895 950 945
  European origins 704,040 351,610 352,430 19,683,320 9,687,715 9,995,605
    British Isles origins 447,890 223,680 224,215 11,211,850 5,474,735 5,737,115
      Channel Islander 135 75 65 3,595 1,740 1,855
      Cornish 85 15 70 1,975 995 975
      English 253,870 126,050 127,820 6,320,085 3,069,515 3,250,570
      Irish 169,285 81,930 87,355 4,627,000 2,195,620 2,431,385
      Manx 295 165 135 6,125 3,090 3,040
      Scottish 204,735 101,740 103,000 4,799,005 2,323,390 2,475,620
      Welsh 23,405 11,360 12,045 474,805 226,600 248,210
      British Isles origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 105 31,570 15,505 16,065 644,695 307,090 337,610
    French origins 100,425 49,575 50,850 4,680,820 2,283,480 2,397,340
      Alsatian 40 20 20 2,800 1,300 1,495
      Breton 20 0 15 11,845 5,765 6,080
      Corsican 15 0 0 1,750 950 805
      French 100,385 49,555 50,825 4,670,595 2,278,430 2,392,165
    Western European origins (except French origins) 220,130 108,705 111,425 4,600,855 2,258,095 2,342,760
      Austrian 12,600 6,055 6,545 207,050 100,775 106,275
      Bavarian 20 15 10 940 485 455
      Belgian 5,490 2,700 2,790 186,665 91,395 95,270
      Dutch 45,530 22,720 22,810 1,111,655 546,565 565,090
      Flemish 475 185 290 11,685 5,730 5,960
      Frisian 140 70 70 4,590 2,395 2,195
      German 169,535 83,450 86,085 3,322,405 1,626,785 1,695,615
      Luxembourger 220 110 110 3,915 2,025 1,890
      Swiss 6,725 3,175 3,550 155,120 76,935 78,185
      Western European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 106 350 165 190 3,365 1,645 1,720
    Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 80,390 38,710 41,680 1,201,320 579,005 622,315
      Danish 15,880 7,800 8,085 207,470 100,660 106,810
      Finnish 4,715 2,240 2,470 143,645 69,045 74,600
      Icelandic 6,705 3,270 3,435 101,795 49,875 51,915
      Norwegian 35,215 16,715 18,505 463,275 223,075 240,200
      Swedish 22,850 10,920 11,935 349,645 163,545 186,095
      Northern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 107 3,435 1,740 1,705 52,780 26,965 25,820
    Eastern European origins 178,865 87,500 91,365 3,431,245 1,666,740 1,764,505
      Bulgarian 1,565 805 770 34,565 16,935 17,625
      Byelorussian 785 400 390 20,710 10,190 10,515
      Czech 6,640 3,360 3,280 104,580 51,555 53,030
      Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 108 2,130 1,005 1,120 40,715 19,235 21,480
      Estonian 1,055 445 605 24,530 11,715 12,815
      Hungarian 19,335 9,490 9,840 348,085 170,040 178,045
      Latvian 1,015 480 525 30,725 14,920 15,805
      Lithuanian 2,230 1,065 1,165 59,285 28,745 30,535
      Moldovan 905 470 435 14,915 7,265 7,650
      Polish 48,635 23,655 24,985 1,106,585 533,830 572,750
      Romanian 12,150 5,730 6,425 238,050 114,705 123,345
      Russian 33,210 15,740 17,470 622,445 297,600 324,850
      Slovak 4,195 2,170 2,030 72,285 35,360 36,925
      Ukrainian 77,670 37,955 39,715 1,359,655 663,560 696,095
      Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 109 840 435 400 20,415 9,895 10,520
    Southern European origins 83,075 41,370 41,710 3,012,375 1,494,605 1,517,775
      Albanian 1,795 920 875 36,185 18,385 17,800
      Bosnian 1,595 875 725 26,740 13,320 13,420
      Catalan 50 25 25 1,280 740 535
      Croatian 5,575 2,840 2,735 133,970 67,825 66,140
      Cypriot 60 30 35 5,650 2,850 2,795
      Greek 6,150 3,160 2,990 271,410 137,405 134,005
      Italian 37,865 19,055 18,815 1,587,965 794,525 793,445
      Kosovar 150 75 75 2,865 1,470 1,395
      Macedonian 485 230 255 43,110 21,650 21,460
      Maltese 505 245 255 41,920 20,955 20,965
      Montenegrin 125 70 55 4,160 2,180 1,985
      Portuguese 7,670 3,895 3,780 482,605 239,360 243,250
      Serbian 3,205 1,615 1,590 96,530 49,095 47,440
      Sicilian 115 60 55 6,940 3,500 3,435
      Slovenian 1,600 870 730 40,470 20,105 20,365
      Spanish 20,650 9,665 10,985 396,460 184,520 211,945
      Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 110 1,425 720 700 38,480 18,620 19,860
      Southern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 111 115 50 60 2,170 1,030 1,135
    Other European origins 8,595 4,240 4,355 226,695 115,110 111,580
      Basque 180 80 100 6,965 3,690 3,275
      Jewish 4,220 2,030 2,190 143,660 72,625 71,035
      Roma (Gypsy) 165 90 70 4,630 2,195 2,440
      Slavic, n.o.s.Census data footnote 112 420 215 215 4,870 2,560 2,310
      Other European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 113 3,645 1,850 1,795 67,890 34,730 33,160
  Caribbean origins 14,045 6,940 7,105 749,155 349,810 399,345
    Antiguan 260 160 100 4,500 2,115 2,385
    Bahamian 115 60 60 3,675 1,915 1,760
    Barbadian 770 360 405 37,780 17,745 20,035
    Bermudan 115 45 70 3,075 1,435 1,640
    Carib 60 10 50 3,030 1,175 1,860
    Cuban 790 365 425 29,065 13,800 15,270
    Dominican 290 185 100 23,130 11,000 12,125
    Grenadian 200 90 110 17,915 7,835 10,080
    Guadeloupean 0 0 0 1,125 515 605
    Haitian 855 440 415 165,095 76,460 88,635
    Jamaican 6,570 3,225 3,350 309,485 145,080 164,410
    Kittitian/Nevisian 65 50 15 2,915 1,460 1,460
    Martinican 0 0 0 2,010 900 1,110
    Montserratan 0 0 0 930 460 470
    Puerto Rican 220 115 100 3,405 1,645 1,765
    St. Lucian 325 165 160 8,985 4,095 4,890
    Trinidadian/Tobagonian 1,920 955 960 78,965 37,325 41,635
    Vincentian/Grenadinian 320 130 185 17,420 7,475 9,945
    West Indian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 114 1,030 500 530 70,270 31,625 38,645
    Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 115 1,080 500 580 26,830 12,520 14,310
  Latin, Central and South American origins 33,540 16,525 17,020 674,640 325,210 349,430
    Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 790 410 380 22,725 10,875 11,850
    Arawak 75 10 65 1,440 610 830
    Argentinian 745 375 375 20,680 10,130 10,545
    Belizean 130 90 45 1,755 915 845
    Bolivian 245 125 115 5,055 2,480 2,580
    Brazilian 1,535 660 875 36,830 17,380 19,455
    Chilean 2,910 1,470 1,440 45,190 22,280 22,910
    Colombian 7,145 3,405 3,745 96,325 45,590 50,735
    Costa Rican 275 125 150 5,535 2,680 2,855
    Ecuadorian 425 170 255 25,405 11,995 13,415
    Guatemalan 1,140 600 540 26,275 13,360 12,915
    Guyanese 1,045 565 480 84,275 39,530 44,745
    Hispanic 700 320 380 11,055 5,380 5,670
    Honduran 350 180 175 10,650 5,235 5,415
    Maya 210 105 105 6,285 3,350 2,940
    Mexican 7,560 3,880 3,680 128,485 62,890 65,595
    Nicaraguan 870 405 475 13,705 6,650 7,055
    Panamanian 140 60 80 4,700 2,210 2,495
    Paraguayan 165 70 90 4,325 2,165 2,160
    Peruvian 1,425 610 810 42,145 19,645 22,505
    Salvadorean 2,775 1,425 1,350 66,220 32,960 33,255
    Uruguayan 120 70 55 6,795 3,390 3,410
    Venezuelan 3,300 1,670 1,630 26,345 12,220 14,125
    Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 116 1,570 765 795 28,455 13,930 14,525
  African origins 55,730 28,570 27,160 1,067,930 539,805 528,120
    Central and West African origins 15,565 8,080 7,485 230,110 118,040 112,070
      Akan 95 55 40 1,955 1,090 870
      Angolan 155 70 80 2,960 1,475 1,480
      Ashanti 65 45 20 1,585 855 735
      Beninese 120 45 75 4,995 2,670 2,320
      Burkinabe 20 0 15 3,150 1,665 1,485
      Cameroonian 965 470 495 24,615 12,390 12,230
      Chadian 45 30 10 1,845 955 885
      Congolese 1,355 655 700 38,365 18,925 19,440
      Edo 285 165 120 1,945 1,095 855
      Ewe 70 45 30 845 470 375
      Gabonese 20 0 20 1,405 660 750
      Gambian 75 35 35 975 495 475
      Ghanaian 1,695 905 790 35,495 17,720 17,770
      Guinean 150 85 70 7,240 3,785 3,455
      Ibo 1,075 545 530 5,315 2,850 2,470
      Ivorian 130 75 55 10,935 5,485 5,450
      Liberian 290 145 150 2,485 1,130 1,360
      Malian 25 25 0 4,490 2,280 2,210
      Malinké 20 10 10 1,125 585 535
      Nigerian 7,425 3,890 3,535 51,835 27,025 24,805
      Peulh 45 25 15 2,435 1,270 1,170
      Senegalese 275 185 95 10,175 5,500 4,670
      Sierra Leonean 215 115 100 2,620 1,330 1,295
      Togolese 75 30 45 5,300 2,870 2,430
      Wolof 45 30 15 840 495 345
      Yoruba 1,670 920 750 9,585 5,075 4,515
      Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 117 580 255 325 15,380 7,940 7,445
    North African origins 11,085 5,805 5,285 355,045 185,775 169,270
      Algerian 810 410 395 67,335 34,755 32,580
      Berber 340 195 140 37,060 19,685 17,375
      Coptic 115 60 55 3,535 1,860 1,680
      Dinka 265 150 115 900 500 400
      Egyptian 4,375 2,335 2,040 99,140 51,730 47,410
      Libyan 575 305 270 7,740 4,135 3,605
      Maure 0 0 0 1,190 655 535
      Moroccan 1,040 550 485 103,940 54,005 49,945
      Sudanese 3,255 1,625 1,630 19,960 10,315 9,645
      Tunisian 475 250 225 25,645 13,985 11,665
      North African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 118 270 150 120 6,115 3,320 2,795
    Southern and East African origins 20,335 10,370 9,970 260,145 128,325 131,815
      Afrikaner 95 50 45 1,870 955 915
      Amhara 220 120 105 1,530 815 715
      Bantu, n.o.s.Census data footnote 119 190 95 90 3,965 2,175 1,785
      Burundian 195 110 85 10,990 5,405 5,580
      Djiboutian 10 10 0 1,710 790 920
      Eritrean 3,755 2,020 1,735 25,255 12,830 12,430
      Ethiopian 6,355 3,205 3,150 44,065 21,680 22,385
      Harari 45 25 20 665 355 305
      Kenyan 900 410 495 10,915 5,230 5,685
      Malagasy 45 20 30 4,500 2,175 2,325
      Mauritian 250 150 100 9,325 4,655 4,665
      Oromo 680 350 330 3,350 1,745 1,605
      Rwandan 180 75 105 10,775 5,065 5,705
      Seychellois 25 15 0 1,285 575 710
      Somali 2,755 1,385 1,370 62,550 30,215 32,330
      South African 2,390 1,190 1,205 41,375 20,575 20,800
      Tanzanian 435 180 260 4,710 2,400 2,310
      Tigrian 430 240 190 2,155 1,160 995
      Ugandan 330 195 135 5,705 2,875 2,830
      Zambian 115 75 45 1,860 935 920
      Zimbabwean 745 375 365 8,090 3,975 4,110
      Zulu 35 20 15 945 475 475
      Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 120 1,440 700 740 17,305 8,445 8,860
    Other African origins 9,745 4,815 4,925 239,560 116,400 123,165
      Black, n.o.s.Census data footnote 121 845 405 440 30,385 14,015 16,370
      Other African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 122 8,985 4,455 4,535 212,005 103,790 108,215
  Asian origins 366,720 179,430 187,290 6,095,235 2,958,120 3,137,115
    West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 46,250 24,130 22,125 1,011,145 518,170 492,980
      Afghan 5,205 2,795 2,410 83,995 42,320 41,675
      Arab, n.o.s.Census data footnote 123 4,865 2,635 2,235 111,400 58,930 52,475
      Armenian 960 475 485 63,810 31,505 32,305
      Assyrian 315 175 140 13,835 7,115 6,720
      Azerbaijani 290 120 175 6,425 3,230 3,200
      Georgian 215 120 95 4,775 2,430 2,345
      Hazara 265 140 125 1,515 810 705
      Iranian 8,345 4,335 4,010 210,405 106,565 103,840
      Iraqi 3,670 1,920 1,750 70,925 35,965 34,955
      Israeli 705 370 335 28,735 15,065 13,675
      Jordanian 555 290 265 14,250 7,520 6,735
      Kazakh 290 120 170 3,330 1,615 1,710
      Kurd 880 505 380 16,315 8,810 7,515
      Kuwaiti 50 40 0 2,235 1,185 1,055
      Kyrgyz 150 90 65 1,060 510 550
      Lebanese 12,760 6,570 6,185 219,555 112,970 106,590
      Palestinian 1,555 820 730 44,820 23,900 20,920
      Pashtun 380 175 200 4,810 2,565 2,245
      Saudi Arabian 155 95 60 6,810 3,935 2,880
      Syrian 3,200 1,575 1,625 77,045 38,445 38,600
      Tajik 175 100 70 2,905 1,410 1,495
      Tatar 340 150 190 4,825 2,155 2,670
      Turk 2,470 1,350 1,115 63,955 32,855 31,100
      Turkmen 60 35 20 1,040 540 500
      Uighur 150 75 75 1,555 775 785
      Uzbek 255 110 145 3,920 1,920 2,000
      Yemeni 545 270 280 6,645 3,335 3,305
      West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 124 1,330 695 635 25,280 13,180 12,100
    South Asian origins 115,295 58,585 56,710 1,963,330 993,595 969,735
      Bangladeshi 2,355 1,165 1,190 45,940 23,645 22,300
      Bengali 950 475 475 22,900 11,730 11,180
      Bhutanese 160 80 80 3,600 1,765 1,835
      East Indian 84,780 42,810 41,970 1,374,710 694,990 679,720
      Goan 285 145 145 6,070 2,915 3,155
      Gujarati 290 140 155 8,350 4,305 4,050
      Kashmiri 570 275 295 3,115 1,605 1,510
      Nepali 1,880 1,015 860 17,140 8,715 8,420
      Pakistani 17,670 9,050 8,620 215,555 110,420 105,140
      Punjabi 7,920 4,110 3,805 118,400 61,155 57,240
      Sinhalese 365 195 170 7,285 3,605 3,685
      Sri Lankan 2,340 1,225 1,115 152,595 75,010 77,585
      Tamil 415 210 200 48,670 24,845 23,825
      South Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 125 2,480 1,260 1,220 76,400 38,815 37,585
    East and Southeast Asian origins 207,260 97,820 109,440 3,163,360 1,467,205 1,696,155
      Burmese 750 375 375 9,335 4,535 4,795
      Cambodian (Khmer) 2,010 1,085 920 38,490 18,515 19,980
      Chinese 102,070 49,475 52,590 1,769,195 836,150 933,045
      Filipino 71,780 32,435 39,350 837,130 369,105 468,025
      Hmong 0 0 0 805 420 390
      Indonesian 1,425 655 770 21,390 9,950 11,440
      Japanese 7,080 3,115 3,965 121,485 53,415 68,070
      Karen 300 145 155 4,510 2,275 2,240
      Korean 11,235 5,235 6,000 198,210 93,680 104,525
      Laotian 820 375 445 24,580 12,190 12,390
      Malaysian 1,250 570 680 16,920 7,735 9,185
      Mongolian 1,060 490 575 7,480 3,560 3,915
      Singaporean 200 105 95 2,850 1,325 1,520
      Taiwanese 1,150 510 640 36,510 16,570 19,945
      Thai 975 360 615 19,010 7,330 11,680
      Tibetan 890 460 430 8,040 4,055 3,985
      Vietnamese 19,515 9,450 10,065 240,615 115,935 124,680
      East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 126 300 160 145 6,500 3,150 3,355
    Other Asian origins 1,585 800 790 22,745 11,280 11,460
      Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 127 1,585 795 785 22,740 11,280 11,460
  Oceania origins 5,465 2,835 2,630 85,470 43,030 42,440
    Australian 3,020 1,600 1,420 42,315 21,710 20,605
    New Zealander 1,090 575 520 15,395 8,065 7,330
    Pacific Islands origins 1,450 715 740 29,485 14,240 15,250
      Fijian 940 440 500 19,375 9,280 10,090
      Hawaiian 150 65 85 3,295 1,500 1,795
      Maori 135 60 75 2,500 1,310 1,195
      Polynesian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 128 70 50 30 1,530 725 805
      Samoan 60 45 15 1,100 625 475
      Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 129 115 60 55 2,335 1,145 1,185

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Calgary, CY [Census subdivision], Alberta 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 October 18, 2018).

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