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 October 19, 2018).

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