Census Profile, 2016 Census
Vancouver, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Vancouver, CY
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
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 103 618,210 301,665 316,545 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
North American Aboriginal origins 17,335 8,390 8,945 2,130,520 1,026,675 1,103,840
First Nations (North American Indian) 13,240 6,340 6,895 1,525,570 731,410 794,155
Inuit 175 80 95 79,130 38,695 40,435
Métis 4,635 2,285 2,350 599,995 291,310 308,690
Other North American origins 77,505 38,985 38,525 11,628,535 5,745,695 5,882,835
Acadian 690 380 315 119,675 57,805 61,865
American 9,115 4,340 4,775 377,405 182,690 194,715
Canadian 70,365 35,475 34,895 11,135,965 5,501,595 5,634,370
New Brunswicker 0 0 0 1,490 800 685
Newfoundlander 210 110 100 22,215 11,420 10,800
Nova Scotian 20 15 10 3,700 1,770 1,930
Ontarian 20 20 10 3,925 1,980 1,945
Québécois 360 205 155 194,560 99,320 95,235
Other North American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 104 65 25 35 1,895 950 945
European origins 297,700 150,225 147,470 19,683,320 9,687,715 9,995,605
British Isles origins 185,730 94,830 90,900 11,211,850 5,474,735 5,737,115
Channel Islander 50 25 30 3,595 1,740 1,855
Cornish 110 65 50 1,975 995 975
English 109,085 55,490 53,600 6,320,085 3,069,515 3,250,570
Irish 72,915 35,965 36,950 4,627,000 2,195,620 2,431,385
Manx 210 100 105 6,125 3,090 3,040
Scottish 82,705 41,020 41,690 4,799,005 2,323,390 2,475,620
Welsh 11,100 5,530 5,575 474,805 226,600 248,210
British Isles origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 105 16,535 8,340 8,200 644,695 307,090 337,610
French origins 38,970 19,160 19,805 4,680,820 2,283,480 2,397,340
Alsatian 45 30 15 2,800 1,300 1,495
Breton 25 15 10 11,845 5,765 6,080
Corsican 25 0 25 1,750 950 805
French 38,925 19,140 19,790 4,670,595 2,278,430 2,392,165
Western European origins (except French origins) 74,080 37,090 36,990 4,600,855 2,258,095 2,342,760
Austrian 5,730 2,625 3,105 207,050 100,775 106,275
Bavarian 40 20 15 940 485 455
Belgian 2,260 1,165 1,100 186,665 91,395 95,270
Dutch 16,100 8,155 7,945 1,111,655 546,565 565,090
Flemish 260 165 95 11,685 5,730 5,960
Frisian 50 20 30 4,590 2,395 2,195
German 52,845 26,385 26,455 3,322,405 1,626,785 1,695,615
Luxembourger 130 50 85 3,915 2,025 1,890
Swiss 3,605 1,925 1,680 155,120 76,935 78,185
Western European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 106 150 70 80 3,365 1,645 1,720
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 29,330 14,290 15,035 1,201,320 579,005 622,315
Danish 5,235 2,620 2,615 207,470 100,660 106,810
Finnish 3,095 1,405 1,695 143,645 69,045 74,600
Icelandic 2,800 1,340 1,465 101,795 49,875 51,915
Norwegian 10,765 5,455 5,310 463,275 223,075 240,200
Swedish 9,375 4,310 5,065 349,645 163,545 186,095
Northern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 107 1,160 555 605 52,780 26,965 25,820
Eastern European origins 65,690 31,430 34,260 3,431,245 1,666,740 1,764,505
Bulgarian 830 340 490 34,565 16,935 17,625
Byelorussian 535 230 305 20,710 10,190 10,515
Czech 3,330 1,570 1,755 104,580 51,555 53,030
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 108 545 270 265 40,715 19,235 21,480
Estonian 680 250 435 24,530 11,715 12,815
Hungarian 6,280 3,190 3,090 348,085 170,040 178,045
Latvian 945 485 460 30,725 14,920 15,805
Lithuanian 1,870 895 975 59,285 28,745 30,535
Moldovan 125 70 55 14,915 7,265 7,650
Polish 19,410 9,340 10,075 1,106,585 533,830 572,750
Romanian 3,990 1,890 2,100 238,050 114,705 123,345
Russian 16,955 7,965 8,990 622,445 297,600 324,850
Slovak 1,740 855 885 72,285 35,360 36,925
Ukrainian 21,570 10,285 11,285 1,359,655 663,560 696,095
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 109 1,055 475 580 20,415 9,895 10,520
Southern European origins 54,160 26,760 27,405 3,012,375 1,494,605 1,517,775
Albanian 185 105 75 36,185 18,385 17,800
Bosnian 580 260 320 26,740 13,320 13,420
Catalan 50 45 10 1,280 740 535
Croatian 3,890 1,975 1,915 133,970 67,825 66,140
Cypriot 50 25 25 5,650 2,850 2,795
Greek 5,760 2,970 2,785 271,410 137,405 134,005
Italian 22,510 11,295 11,220 1,587,965 794,525 793,445
Kosovar 0 0 0 2,865 1,470 1,395
Macedonian 290 170 120 43,110 21,650 21,460
Maltese 330 205 120 41,920 20,955 20,965
Montenegrin 210 90 125 4,160 2,180 1,985
Portuguese 6,445 3,140 3,305 482,605 239,360 243,250
Serbian 3,270 1,580 1,695 96,530 49,095 47,440
Sicilian 65 40 25 6,940 3,500 3,435
Slovenian 765 340 425 40,470 20,105 20,365
Spanish 13,570 6,435 7,135 396,460 184,520 211,945
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 110 795 340 455 38,480 18,620 19,860
Southern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 111 80 25 55 2,170 1,030 1,135
Other European origins 8,170 4,250 3,920 226,695 115,110 111,580
Basque 265 170 95 6,965 3,690 3,275
Jewish 5,655 2,920 2,735 143,660 72,625 71,035
Roma (Gypsy) 155 50 105 4,630 2,195 2,440
Slavic, n.o.s.Census data footnote 112 180 95 85 4,870 2,560 2,310
Other European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 113 2,015 1,060 955 67,890 34,730 33,160
Caribbean origins 4,270 2,120 2,160 749,155 349,810 399,345
Antiguan 25 15 15 4,500 2,115 2,385
Bahamian 75 35 35 3,675 1,915 1,760
Barbadian 355 190 165 37,780 17,745 20,035
Bermudan 40 15 30 3,075 1,435 1,640
Carib 0 10 0 3,030 1,175 1,860
Cuban 270 155 120 29,065 13,800 15,270
Dominican 165 75 90 23,130 11,000 12,125
Grenadian 40 25 10 17,915 7,835 10,080
Guadeloupean 10 0 0 1,125 515 605
Haitian 120 55 65 165,095 76,460 88,635
Jamaican 1,350 670 680 309,485 145,080 164,410
Kittitian/Nevisian 15 0 15 2,915 1,460 1,460
Martinican 10 0 10 2,010 900 1,110
Montserratan 0 0 0 930 460 470
Puerto Rican 100 50 50 3,405 1,645 1,765
St. Lucian 20 15 0 8,985 4,095 4,890
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 1,060 520 530 78,965 37,325 41,635
Vincentian/Grenadinian 60 30 30 17,420 7,475 9,945
West Indian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 114 410 190 220 70,270 31,625 38,645
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 115 425 205 225 26,830 12,520 14,310
Latin, Central and South American origins 15,115 7,520 7,595 674,640 325,210 349,430
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 630 315 315 22,725 10,875 11,850
Arawak 10 0 15 1,440 610 830
Argentinian 450 225 225 20,680 10,130 10,545
Belizean 0 10 0 1,755 915 845
Bolivian 75 25 45 5,055 2,480 2,580
Brazilian 1,645 755 890 36,830 17,380 19,455
Chilean 1,075 500 575 45,190 22,280 22,910
Colombian 1,445 700 745 96,325 45,590 50,735
Costa Rican 170 85 75 5,535 2,680 2,855
Ecuadorian 235 120 120 25,405 11,995 13,415
Guatemalan 425 250 175 26,275 13,360 12,915
Guyanese 380 200 180 84,275 39,530 44,745
Hispanic 335 150 180 11,055 5,380 5,670
Honduran 220 110 105 10,650 5,235 5,415
Maya 190 105 80 6,285 3,350 2,940
Mexican 5,125 2,625 2,495 128,485 62,890 65,595
Nicaraguan 245 100 145 13,705 6,650 7,055
Panamanian 50 20 30 4,700 2,210 2,495
Paraguayan 70 45 20 4,325 2,165 2,160
Peruvian 810 355 460 42,145 19,645 22,505
Salvadorean 1,305 680 625 66,220 32,960 33,255
Uruguayan 105 45 55 6,795 3,390 3,410
Venezuelan 565 280 290 26,345 12,220 14,125
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 116 675 370 300 28,455 13,930 14,525
African origins 9,715 5,140 4,575 1,067,930 539,805 528,120
Central and West African origins 920 495 430 230,110 118,040 112,070
Akan 10 0 0 1,955 1,090 870
Angolan 10 0 0 2,960 1,475 1,480
Ashanti 0 0 0 1,585 855 735
Beninese 20 10 10 4,995 2,670 2,320
Burkinabe 0 0 0 3,150 1,665 1,485
Cameroonian 55 30 25 24,615 12,390 12,230
Chadian 10 0 10 1,845 955 885
Congolese 115 60 60 38,365 18,925 19,440
Edo 0 0 0 1,945 1,095 855
Ewe 0 0 0 845 470 375
Gabonese 0 0 0 1,405 660 750
Gambian 10 0 0 975 495 475
Ghanaian 235 130 100 35,495 17,720 17,770
Guinean 45 15 30 7,240 3,785 3,455
Ibo 15 0 10 5,315 2,850 2,470
Ivorian 0 0 10 10,935 5,485 5,450
Liberian 15 0 10 2,485 1,130 1,360
Malian 0 0 0 4,490 2,280 2,210
Malinké 0 10 0 1,125 585 535
Nigerian 275 170 100 51,835 27,025 24,805
Peulh 0 0 0 2,435 1,270 1,170
Senegalese 15 0 0 10,175 5,500 4,670
Sierra Leonean 25 10 10 2,620 1,330 1,295
Togolese 10 0 0 5,300 2,870 2,430
Wolof 0 0 0 840 495 345
Yoruba 30 0 25 9,585 5,075 4,515
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 117 105 55 50 15,380 7,940 7,445
North African origins 2,125 1,190 935 355,045 185,775 169,270
Algerian 235 160 75 67,335 34,755 32,580
Berber 65 40 25 37,060 19,685 17,375
Coptic 10 0 0 3,535 1,860 1,680
Dinka 0 0 0 900 500 400
Egyptian 790 415 375 99,140 51,730 47,410
Libyan 55 50 10 7,740 4,135 3,605
Maure 60 20 45 1,190 655 535
Moroccan 590 330 265 103,940 54,005 49,945
Sudanese 110 45 70 19,960 10,315 9,645
Tunisian 200 120 80 25,645 13,985 11,665
North African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 118 70 45 20 6,115 3,320 2,795
Southern and East African origins 3,955 2,060 1,895 260,145 128,325 131,815
Afrikaner 150 60 90 1,870 955 915
Amhara 10 0 10 1,530 815 715
Bantu, n.o.s.Census data footnote 119 20 10 10 3,965 2,175 1,785
Burundian 35 15 15 10,990 5,405 5,580
Djiboutian 0 0 0 1,710 790 920
Eritrean 170 90 80 25,255 12,830 12,430
Ethiopian 535 300 235 44,065 21,680 22,385
Harari 0 0 0 665 355 305
Kenyan 195 115 80 10,915 5,230 5,685
Malagasy 30 15 10 4,500 2,175 2,325
Mauritian 140 65 70 9,325 4,655 4,665
Oromo 70 35 30 3,350 1,745 1,605
Rwandan 120 75 45 10,775 5,065 5,705
Seychellois 10 0 0 1,285 575 710
Somali 330 175 155 62,550 30,215 32,330
South African 1,555 750 800 41,375 20,575 20,800
Tanzanian 130 70 55 4,710 2,400 2,310
Tigrian 30 10 20 2,155 1,160 995
Ugandan 135 95 35 5,705 2,875 2,830
Zambian 55 30 25 1,860 935 920
Zimbabwean 175 75 100 8,090 3,975 4,110
Zulu 10 10 0 945 475 475
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 120 300 155 140 17,305 8,445 8,860
Other African origins 2,820 1,470 1,345 239,560 116,400 123,165
Black, n.o.s.Census data footnote 121 385 210 180 30,385 14,015 16,370
Other African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 122 2,465 1,280 1,185 212,005 103,790 108,215
Asian origins 306,450 142,795 163,655 6,095,235 2,958,120 3,137,115
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 19,110 10,215 8,895 1,011,145 518,170 492,980
Afghan 535 300 235 83,995 42,320 41,675
Arab, n.o.s.Census data footnote 123 1,075 625 455 111,400 58,930 52,475
Armenian 970 525 440 63,810 31,505 32,305
Assyrian 95 55 35 13,835 7,115 6,720
Azerbaijani 180 105 75 6,425 3,230 3,200
Georgian 150 90 55 4,775 2,430 2,345
Hazara 0 0 0 1,515 810 705
Iranian 9,385 4,880 4,500 210,405 106,565 103,840
Iraqi 690 335 360 70,925 35,965 34,955
Israeli 1,005 515 490 28,735 15,065 13,675
Jordanian 155 80 70 14,250 7,520 6,735
Kazakh 75 50 25 3,330 1,615 1,710
Kurd 500 275 220 16,315 8,810 7,515
Kuwaiti 40 30 10 2,235 1,185 1,055
Kyrgyz 25 10 15 1,060 510 550
Lebanese 1,470 785 685 219,555 112,970 106,590
Palestinian 380 210 170 44,820 23,900 20,920
Pashtun 75 35 35 4,810 2,565 2,245
Saudi Arabian 345 195 150 6,810 3,935 2,880
Syrian 600 290 310 77,045 38,445 38,600
Tajik 35 25 15 2,905 1,410 1,495
Tatar 225 95 125 4,825 2,155 2,670
Turk 1,820 1,060 760 63,955 32,855 31,100
Turkmen 10 10 0 1,040 540 500
Uighur 10 10 0 1,555 775 785
Uzbek 75 40 30 3,920 1,920 2,000
Yemeni 90 60 25 6,645 3,335 3,305
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 124 540 305 240 25,280 13,180 12,100
South Asian origins 37,625 19,095 18,535 1,963,330 993,595 969,735
Bangladeshi 475 245 225 45,940 23,645 22,300
Bengali 235 95 130 22,900 11,730 11,180
Bhutanese 0 0 10 3,600 1,765 1,835
East Indian 31,430 15,840 15,590 1,374,710 694,990 679,720
Goan 95 45 50 6,070 2,915 3,155
Gujarati 170 100 70 8,350 4,305 4,050
Kashmiri 20 10 10 3,115 1,605 1,510
Nepali 320 165 150 17,140 8,715 8,420
Pakistani 1,320 705 615 215,555 110,420 105,140
Punjabi 2,505 1,280 1,225 118,400 61,155 57,240
Sinhalese 65 30 35 7,285 3,605 3,685
Sri Lankan 1,530 820 705 152,595 75,010 77,585
Tamil 360 185 170 48,670 24,845 23,825
South Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 125 775 365 405 76,400 38,815 37,585
East and Southeast Asian origins 251,175 114,315 136,860 3,163,360 1,467,205 1,696,155
Burmese 725 355 365 9,335 4,535 4,795
Cambodian (Khmer) 755 355 395 38,490 18,515 19,980
Chinese 175,200 81,595 93,605 1,769,195 836,150 933,045
Filipino 39,480 16,880 22,595 837,130 369,105 468,025
Hmong 0 0 0 805 420 390
Indonesian 1,295 640 650 21,390 9,950 11,440
Japanese 12,765 5,105 7,655 121,485 53,415 68,070
Karen 0 0 0 4,510 2,275 2,240
Korean 10,200 4,510 5,685 198,210 93,680 104,525
Laotian 240 105 130 24,580 12,190 12,390
Malaysian 1,225 535 690 16,920 7,735 9,185
Mongolian 390 175 215 7,480 3,560 3,915
Singaporean 240 110 130 2,850 1,325 1,520
Taiwanese 5,875 2,560 3,320 36,510 16,570 19,945
Thai 1,305 490 815 19,010 7,330 11,680
Tibetan 155 75 85 8,040 4,055 3,985
Vietnamese 15,690 7,575 8,115 240,615 115,935 124,680
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 126 180 90 90 6,500 3,150 3,355
Other Asian origins 495 230 270 22,745 11,280 11,460
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 127 500 230 265 22,740 11,280 11,460
Oceania origins 6,045 3,060 2,980 85,470 43,030 42,440
Australian 3,000 1,520 1,480 42,315 21,710 20,605
New Zealander 1,020 530 495 15,395 8,065 7,330
Pacific Islands origins 2,140 1,065 1,070 29,485 14,240 15,250
Fijian 1,655 820 835 19,375 9,280 10,090
Hawaiian 100 45 60 3,295 1,500 1,795
Maori 160 95 65 2,500 1,310 1,195
Polynesian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 128 75 35 40 1,530 725 805
Samoan 55 30 20 1,100 625 475
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 129 130 70 60 2,335 1,145 1,185

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Vancouver, CY [Census subdivision], British Columbia 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 24, 2020).

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