Census Profile, 2016 Census
Burnaby, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Greater Vancouver, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia

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Characteristic Burnaby, CY
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
Greater Vancouver, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
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 103 230,080 112,685 117,400 2,426,235 1,185,400 1,240,830
North American Aboriginal origins 4,850 2,320 2,535 74,700 35,650 39,050
First Nations (North American Indian) 3,565 1,705 1,855 52,310 24,845 27,460
Inuit 55 30 25 600 275 325
Métis 1,430 655 775 24,510 11,775 12,730
Other North American origins 21,535 11,350 10,185 353,945 177,115 176,825
Acadian 55 40 15 1,520 770 745
American 1,915 915 1,000 32,115 15,550 16,565
Canadian 20,105 10,590 9,515 331,205 166,010 165,195
New Brunswicker 0 0 0 0 0 10
Newfoundlander 70 60 10 660 370 290
Nova Scotian 0 0 0 75 40 35
Ontarian 0 0 10 40 25 10
Québécois 40 30 10 745 435 310
Other North American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 104 20 10 10 170 75 85
European origins 85,375 43,470 41,905 1,195,190 593,595 601,590
British Isles origins 42,250 21,935 20,315 763,525 379,940 383,585
Channel Islander 25 10 10 160 90 65
Cornish 10 0 0 245 125 120
English 25,130 12,825 12,305 470,340 232,230 238,115
Irish 15,395 7,910 7,485 275,360 132,535 142,820
Manx 80 35 45 770 365 405
Scottish 18,400 9,345 9,055 341,075 167,685 173,385
Welsh 2,545 1,220 1,315 44,930 21,725 23,205
British Isles origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 105 3,245 1,745 1,505 55,700 27,505 28,190
French origins 8,730 4,225 4,510 147,840 71,175 76,660
Alsatian 0 0 0 110 50 60
Breton 0 0 0 45 15 30
Corsican 10 0 10 75 35 40
French 8,730 4,220 4,505 147,710 71,115 76,595
Western European origins (except French origins) 17,760 9,075 8,690 312,330 154,110 158,220
Austrian 1,350 655 700 21,255 10,070 11,185
Bavarian 0 0 0 80 45 35
Belgian 380 225 150 8,205 4,065 4,140
Dutch 3,800 1,935 1,860 77,640 38,350 39,290
Flemish 50 15 35 955 490 465
Frisian 0 0 0 200 65 130
German 12,910 6,575 6,330 222,030 109,675 112,350
Luxembourger 25 30 0 325 175 150
Swiss 695 340 355 11,345 5,720 5,625
Western European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 106 30 10 20 450 200 255
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 7,015 3,470 3,545 130,095 62,655 67,445
Danish 1,180 535 640 23,020 11,200 11,825
Finnish 940 445 495 14,085 6,670 7,420
Icelandic 555 325 230 11,055 5,475 5,585
Norwegian 2,440 1,175 1,265 49,330 24,045 25,290
Swedish 2,255 1,090 1,165 40,690 18,725 21,965
Northern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 107 310 180 130 5,320 2,710 2,610
Eastern European origins 18,125 9,060 9,065 256,185 124,165 132,015
Bulgarian 260 140 115 2,940 1,365 1,575
Byelorussian 190 110 80 1,825 940 880
Czech 735 360 375 11,710 5,670 6,040
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 108 150 75 75 2,560 1,315 1,250
Estonian 200 100 100 2,545 1,175 1,370
Hungarian 1,995 990 1,010 25,855 12,720 13,140
Latvian 115 70 50 2,455 1,260 1,195
Lithuanian 175 90 90 4,160 2,000 2,160
Moldovan 80 45 35 720 340 375
Polish 4,695 2,365 2,330 70,590 33,860 36,725
Romanian 1,355 645 710 17,485 8,455 9,030
Russian 4,615 2,215 2,400 58,535 27,690 30,845
Slovak 455 230 230 6,345 2,945 3,400
Ukrainian 6,750 3,410 3,340 94,400 46,150 48,250
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 109 80 35 50 2,235 1,010 1,220
Southern European origins 26,210 13,270 12,945 196,300 97,515 98,785
Albanian 260 130 135 1,330 665 665
Bosnian 755 380 370 2,675 1,315 1,360
Catalan 10 10 0 65 55 10
Croatian 3,225 1,690 1,535 15,665 8,095 7,570
Cypriot 30 10 20 345 195 155
Greek 1,150 580 570 16,085 8,280 7,810
Italian 12,645 6,440 6,205 87,875 44,495 43,380
Kosovar 100 50 50 170 85 85
Macedonian 150 90 55 865 475 390
Maltese 70 20 50 1,185 655 535
Montenegrin 125 65 60 600 285 315
Portuguese 3,015 1,525 1,490 24,575 12,050 12,525
Serbian 2,480 1,370 1,115 10,160 5,285 4,875
Sicilian 10 0 10 210 135 80
Slovenian 415 200 220 3,050 1,475 1,575
Spanish 3,980 1,830 2,160 43,985 20,385 23,605
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 110 285 140 145 3,275 1,470 1,805
Southern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 111 50 25 20 230 105 125
Other European origins 1,265 655 615 18,865 9,790 9,075
Basque 20 0 15 470 275 195
Jewish 695 405 290 11,230 5,795 5,430
Roma (Gypsy) 30 0 25 325 120 205
Slavic, n.o.s.Census data footnote 112 70 40 30 510 250 255
Other European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 113 460 210 250 6,465 3,400 3,065
Caribbean origins 1,505 770 735 16,395 8,195 8,200
Antiguan 10 0 0 135 65 70
Bahamian 30 20 10 160 90 70
Barbadian 80 45 35 1,310 690 615
Bermudan 10 10 0 155 70 85
Carib 0 0 0 60 40 25
Cuban 125 60 65 870 445 430
Dominican 60 30 30 535 250 285
Grenadian 45 20 25 280 155 130
Guadeloupean 0 0 0 10 10 10
Haitian 40 20 15 635 290 345
Jamaican 565 280 280 6,455 3,370 3,090
Kittitian/Nevisian 10 0 0 100 50 45
Martinican 0 0 0 20 0 15
Montserratan 15 0 10 20 10 10
Puerto Rican 25 10 10 280 115 165
St. Lucian 0 0 0 120 55 65
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 250 125 120 3,120 1,555 1,565
Vincentian/Grenadinian 45 20 30 325 145 180
West Indian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 114 145 80 60 1,440 655 785
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 115 130 65 65 1,480 710 770
Latin, Central and South American origins 5,620 2,725 2,905 49,105 23,700 25,400
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 165 95 70 1,790 935 860
Arawak 15 10 0 60 25 30
Argentinian 100 45 50 1,360 610 745
Belizean 10 0 10 35 20 15
Bolivian 20 0 15 185 60 130
Brazilian 470 205 265 4,060 1,830 2,235
Chilean 520 240 280 3,840 1,840 2,000
Colombian 570 290 280 4,600 2,240 2,355
Costa Rican 60 35 25 455 230 235
Ecuadorian 140 65 75 740 355 385
Guatemalan 325 175 150 1,990 1,050 940
Guyanese 145 95 50 1,240 635 605
Hispanic 155 75 80 1,205 575 630
Honduran 230 115 115 1,115 585 535
Maya 45 15 30 625 335 285
Mexican 1,450 665 780 15,115 7,170 7,945
Nicaraguan 175 65 110 1,060 485 570
Panamanian 10 10 10 190 100 90
Paraguayan 15 10 15 280 145 135
Peruvian 415 215 210 3,100 1,435 1,665
Salvadorean 575 280 295 5,310 2,690 2,620
Uruguayan 15 10 0 285 150 130
Venezuelan 170 80 90 1,555 750 805
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 116 310 160 150 2,445 1,205 1,245
African origins 4,510 2,275 2,235 40,670 20,875 19,795
Central and West African origins 545 305 240 4,965 2,665 2,300
Akan 0 0 0 30 20 10
Angolan 25 10 15 55 30 25
Ashanti 0 0 0 65 20 40
Beninese 0 0 0 30 15 15
Burkinabe 0 0 0 20 15 0
Cameroonian 10 0 0 90 50 40
Chadian 0 0 0 10 0 10
Congolese 110 45 65 680 355 320
Edo 0 0 0 60 40 15
Ewe 20 10 10 55 25 30
Gabonese 0 0 0 10 0 10
Gambian 0 0 0 20 10 10
Ghanaian 120 80 35 1,270 705 565
Guinean 45 20 25 120 45 80
Ibo 10 0 10 200 115 85
Ivorian 0 0 0 45 30 15
Liberian 0 0 0 205 90 110
Malian 20 10 0 20 15 0
Malinké 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nigerian 135 75 60 1,680 925 755
Peulh 0 0 0 25 0 20
Senegalese 15 20 0 50 35 15
Sierra Leonean 20 15 10 90 45 50
Togolese 20 10 10 80 45 35
Wolof 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yoruba 15 10 0 130 70 60
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 117 35 10 30 400 195 210
North African origins 765 385 385 7,325 3,840 3,485
Algerian 95 50 40 615 360 255
Berber 15 0 10 185 115 70
Coptic 10 10 10 120 70 55
Dinka 0 0 0 15 10 15
Egyptian 275 125 150 3,405 1,780 1,625
Libyan 0 10 0 210 145 60
Maure 0 0 0 105 40 65
Moroccan 160 95 70 1,480 780 695
Sudanese 175 70 110 940 405 535
Tunisian 40 25 15 380 205 170
North African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 118 20 15 0 165 105 65
Southern and East African origins 2,055 1,000 1,050 17,295 8,745 8,555
Afrikaner 10 0 10 365 175 190
Amhara 35 20 15 110 60 50
Bantu, n.o.s.Census data footnote 119 75 40 30 240 125 110
Burundian 0 0 0 195 85 110
Djiboutian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eritrean 255 115 135 950 505 445
Ethiopian 320 150 170 2,020 1,060 960
Harari 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kenyan 225 120 105 1,170 570 605
Malagasy 15 10 10 80 50 30
Mauritian 65 45 25 755 420 340
Oromo 35 25 10 120 70 50
Rwandan 55 25 30 305 170 140
Seychellois 0 0 0 15 10 0
Somali 245 100 145 2,110 1,015 1,090
South African 220 115 105 6,485 3,300 3,180
Tanzanian 105 40 65 425 170 250
Tigrian 90 45 45 185 95 85
Ugandan 150 70 80 595 300 300
Zambian 15 0 10 120 60 55
Zimbabwean 50 25 20 565 290 275
Zulu 10 0 10 60 25 35
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 120 230 120 105 1,390 690 695
Other African origins 1,225 635 595 11,690 5,945 5,740
Black, n.o.s.Census data footnote 121 140 75 70 1,460 750 710
Other African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 122 1,100 560 535 10,320 5,240 5,080
Asian origins 138,385 65,830 72,550 1,128,155 536,680 591,475
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 8,935 4,695 4,240 86,090 44,390 41,700
Afghan 1,555 805 755 7,505 3,790 3,715
Arab, n.o.s.Census data footnote 123 390 200 185 4,655 2,510 2,145
Armenian 375 200 180 2,845 1,455 1,390
Assyrian 15 0 10 450 245 210
Azerbaijani 85 55 35 890 510 375
Georgian 25 15 15 550 285 260
Hazara 30 15 10 55 30 25
Iranian 3,835 1,995 1,840 44,355 22,490 21,865
Iraqi 555 305 250 5,205 2,635 2,565
Israeli 110 70 35 2,070 1,105 970
Jordanian 55 35 25 590 310 275
Kazakh 60 40 25 275 175 100
Kurd 305 165 140 1,980 1,075 900
Kuwaiti 15 10 10 105 70 35
Kyrgyz 35 15 20 155 85 65
Lebanese 525 290 235 5,320 2,830 2,490
Palestinian 255 125 130 2,245 1,190 1,060
Pashtun 45 25 20 325 190 135
Saudi Arabian 80 45 35 545 320 225
Syrian 265 125 140 2,780 1,340 1,445
Tajik 35 10 25 240 120 120
Tatar 140 70 75 650 325 325
Turk 500 255 250 5,185 2,865 2,325
Turkmen 0 0 0 70 50 30
Uighur 55 25 25 95 50 55
Uzbek 0 0 0 245 135 110
Yemeni 45 30 15 255 160 95
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 124 130 80 50 2,135 1,105 1,030
South Asian origins 18,875 9,275 9,600 287,905 143,920 143,985
Bangladeshi 180 80 100 1,510 745 760
Bengali 95 35 55 755 350 405
Bhutanese 15 0 10 95 55 45
East Indian 16,050 7,875 8,175 243,135 121,175 121,960
Goan 20 10 10 315 155 155
Gujarati 165 65 100 615 300 320
Kashmiri 30 15 20 150 75 75
Nepali 120 45 75 1,155 555 600
Pakistani 790 425 370 10,820 5,610 5,210
Punjabi 950 460 490 30,670 15,525 15,145
Sinhalese 30 20 10 525 290 235
Sri Lankan 535 275 260 5,070 2,660 2,410
Tamil 110 60 55 1,055 575 475
South Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 125 670 330 345 7,200 3,545 3,655
East and Southeast Asian origins 111,440 52,315 59,130 759,855 351,250 408,605
Burmese 170 75 85 1,965 1,000 965
Cambodian (Khmer) 105 45 60 2,510 1,200 1,310
Chinese 79,775 37,890 41,885 499,175 234,015 265,160
Filipino 14,290 6,485 7,805 133,925 59,375 74,555
Hmong 0 0 0 115 55 60
Indonesian 730 345 380 4,935 2,360 2,575
Japanese 4,750 2,120 2,630 37,630 16,285 21,345
Karen 0 0 0 890 445 440
Korean 8,170 3,730 4,445 55,505 25,715 29,785
Laotian 115 50 70 1,775 865 905
Malaysian 680 300 385 4,235 1,955 2,275
Mongolian 130 85 40 1,000 485 520
Singaporean 115 55 60 900 420 475
Taiwanese 4,050 1,830 2,220 20,340 9,315 11,025
Thai 350 135 215 3,330 1,300 2,030
Tibetan 60 35 30 450 235 215
Vietnamese 4,050 2,050 2,000 34,915 17,065 17,850
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 126 90 40 50 625 265 365
Other Asian origins 180 100 80 1,805 910 890
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 127 180 100 80 1,800 910 890
Oceania origins 1,570 820 745 26,815 13,345 13,470
Australian 380 220 160 8,360 4,365 3,990
New Zealander 155 95 65 3,340 1,695 1,645
Pacific Islands origins 1,040 505 530 15,550 7,525 8,030
Fijian 845 400 445 13,080 6,375 6,705
Hawaiian 70 35 35 865 370 495
Maori 50 25 20 565 320 245
Polynesian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 128 15 15 0 340 145 200
Samoan 10 10 0 245 130 120
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 129 55 35 20 675 325 355

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Burnaby, CY [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Greater Vancouver, RD [Census division], British Columbia (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 December 18, 2018).

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