Census Profile, 2016 Census
Toronto [Economic region], Ontario and Ontario [Province]

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Characteristic Toronto
Ontario
[Economic region]
Ontario

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 45 6,165,600 2,997,985 3,167,615 13,242,160 6,472,240 6,769,920
Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 46 5,427,650 2,647,135 2,780,520 12,223,065 5,987,360 6,235,705
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,168,090 599,370 568,720 2,546,075 1,305,820 1,240,255
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 4,259,560 2,047,765 2,211,795 9,676,990 4,681,540 4,995,445
Not Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 47 737,950 350,855 387,095 1,019,095 484,880 534,215
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 48 6,165,600 2,997,985 3,167,610 13,242,160 6,472,240 6,769,920
Non-immigrantsCensus data footnote 49 3,270,330 1,634,580 1,635,755 9,188,815 4,555,270 4,633,545
ImmigrantsCensus data footnote 50 2,756,645 1,294,280 1,462,365 3,852,145 1,814,665 2,037,480
Before 1981 634,265 295,550 338,710 1,077,745 507,500 570,240
1981 to 1990 377,295 180,415 196,875 513,995 246,235 267,755
1991 to 2000 647,110 302,230 344,880 834,510 390,315 444,195
2001 to 2010 737,850 345,745 392,105 953,730 446,895 506,835
2001 to 2005 384,620 181,205 203,415 490,560 230,950 259,610
2006 to 2010 353,235 164,540 188,695 463,170 215,945 247,225
2011 to 2016Census data footnote 51 360,130 170,340 189,790 472,170 223,715 248,450
Non-permanent residentsCensus data footnote 52 138,625 69,130 69,500 201,200 102,305 98,895
Age at immigration
Total - Age at immigration for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 53 2,756,650 1,294,285 1,462,365 3,852,145 1,814,665 2,037,485
Under 5 years 231,670 115,375 116,290 369,955 184,255 185,705
5 to 14 years 461,170 232,220 228,950 685,085 345,865 339,225
15 to 24 years 600,970 266,960 334,005 855,475 381,025 474,450
25 to 44 years 1,172,935 550,180 622,750 1,579,500 741,340 838,160
45 years and over 289,905 129,540 160,365 362,130 162,180 199,945
Immigrants by selected place of birthThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census immigration data
Total - Selected places of birth for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 2,756,645 1,294,280 1,462,365 3,852,145 1,814,665 2,037,480
Americas 423,325 187,835 235,490 598,950 265,930 333,025
Brazil 10,790 5,005 5,785 14,705 6,700 8,010
Colombia 17,430 7,990 9,440 28,815 13,085 15,730
El Salvador 11,190 5,575 5,610 20,920 10,165 10,750
Guyana 71,305 31,565 39,740 79,745 35,325 44,420
Haiti 2,715 1,280 1,435 10,195 4,410 5,785
Jamaica 103,900 43,615 60,285 119,840 51,320 68,525
Mexico 11,580 5,130 6,450 30,075 13,895 16,185
Peru 8,210 3,640 4,570 10,550 4,660 5,895
Trinidad and Tobago 45,025 19,965 25,060 52,810 23,515 29,300
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 48,625 22,570 26,050 109,005 47,170 61,830
Other places of birth in Americas 92,565 41,515 51,050 122,280 55,685 66,600
Europe 637,680 301,330 336,350 1,144,295 546,250 598,050
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9,835 4,890 4,945 21,300 10,655 10,645
Croatia 12,390 5,940 6,445 27,330 13,495 13,835
France 7,080 3,340 3,745 13,385 6,310 7,070
Germany 24,145 11,355 12,790 63,460 29,685 33,775
Greece 28,470 13,915 14,555 36,575 18,225 18,350
Hungary 12,310 5,625 6,685 22,085 10,495 11,590
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 8,670 4,195 4,480 15,275 7,415 7,860
Italy 104,795 51,175 53,625 157,815 78,510 79,305
Netherlands 8,945 4,365 4,580 47,400 23,910 23,490
Poland 59,130 26,505 32,625 96,000 43,155 52,845
Portugal 70,280 33,840 36,445 103,025 50,240 52,785
Romania 26,060 11,880 14,180 42,720 19,720 23,000
Russian Federation 34,575 14,940 19,635 42,980 18,540 24,440
SerbiaCensus data footnote 57 13,395 6,500 6,895 23,695 11,610 12,085
Ukraine 32,310 14,790 17,520 39,945 18,150 21,795
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 109,500 52,190 57,315 264,125 125,730 138,390
Other places of birth in Europe 75,770 35,885 39,890 127,190 60,395 66,790
Africa 155,780 75,140 80,640 226,770 109,585 117,185
Algeria 1,250 650 600 2,925 1,480 1,450
Egypt 25,190 13,075 12,115 34,510 18,000 16,510
Ethiopia 10,950 5,000 5,945 15,570 7,230 8,340
Kenya 11,475 5,250 6,230 14,940 6,910 8,025
Morocco 3,545 1,745 1,795 5,485 2,690 2,795
Nigeria 16,770 8,310 8,460 20,630 10,285 10,345
Somalia 10,880 4,370 6,510 16,970 6,845 10,125
South Africa, Republic of 13,525 6,610 6,915 19,390 9,545 9,840
Other places of birth in Africa 62,195 30,125 32,065 96,355 46,610 49,745
Asia 1,532,405 726,320 806,075 1,869,805 886,570 983,240
Afghanistan 26,255 13,140 13,115 33,145 16,490 16,655
Bangladesh 32,785 16,525 16,265 39,410 19,970 19,440
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 268,750 122,405 146,345 317,225 143,705 173,515
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 100,505 47,180 53,325 108,030 50,945 57,090
India 309,810 154,460 155,350 360,540 179,950 180,590
IranCensus data footnote 61 74,815 37,315 37,505 86,810 43,445 43,360
Iraq 29,080 14,555 14,525 50,390 25,280 25,115
Japan 5,935 1,910 4,030 8,145 2,550 5,585
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 46,045 21,475 24,570 57,085 26,660 30,425
Lebanon 13,865 7,450 6,415 34,545 18,145 16,405
Pakistan 121,215 61,240 59,970 142,265 71,925 70,345
Philippines 194,840 79,755 115,085 231,760 93,730 138,030
Sri Lanka 103,020 50,290 52,730 109,855 53,640 56,215
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 10,820 5,450 5,370 22,680 11,405 11,270
Taiwan 15,090 6,565 8,525 17,840 7,775 10,065
Viet Nam 59,405 26,825 32,580 80,525 36,545 43,985
Other places of birth in Asia 120,165 59,790 60,375 169,555 84,400 85,160
Oceania and other places of birthCensus data footnote 64 7,460 3,655 3,810 12,330 6,330 5,990
Recent immigrants by selected places of birth
Total - Selected places of birth for the recent immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 360,130 170,340 189,790 472,170 223,720 248,450
Americas 41,650 19,910 21,745 60,700 29,005 31,700
Brazil 2,590 1,220 1,375 3,180 1,505 1,675
Colombia 2,680 1,265 1,415 4,520 2,005 2,520
Cuba 1,225 550 680 1,950 910 1,045
Haiti 905 440 465 2,575 1,140 1,435
Jamaica 7,520 3,960 3,555 8,935 4,840 4,090
Mexico 3,065 1,455 1,615 5,670 2,745 2,925
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 8,300 4,180 4,115 14,635 7,225 7,405
VenezuelaCensus data footnote 65 1,900 885 1,015 2,460 1,120 1,340
Other places of birth in Americas 13,470 5,955 7,510 16,775 7,510 9,265
Europe 32,055 15,700 16,355 45,295 22,250 23,045
France 1,400 680 720 2,010 1,025 985
Germany 925 495 430 1,695 885 805
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 1,515 955 565 1,900 1,185 715
MoldovaCensus data footnote 66 780 365 415 880 400 480
Romania 1,520 605 915 2,425 995 1,430
Russian Federation 3,930 1,430 2,505 4,905 1,790 3,115
Ukraine 3,665 1,690 1,980 4,455 2,005 2,445
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 4,155 2,475 1,675 7,780 4,515 3,265
Other places of birth in Europe 14,170 7,005 7,155 19,245 9,450 9,795
Africa 25,155 12,370 12,780 39,380 19,045 20,330
Algeria 205 90 110 415 180 240
Cameroon 815 355 455 1,390 640 750
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 590 265 325 1,835 845 990
Côte d'Ivoire 300 145 155 605 245 360
Egypt 6,100 3,165 2,935 8,220 4,290 3,935
Eritrea 1,060 525 540 2,055 1,010 1,045
Ethiopia 1,660 750 915 2,505 1,115 1,385
Morocco 365 140 225 655 275 375
Nigeria 4,885 2,390 2,500 5,910 2,895 3,015
Somalia 1,150 550 595 2,065 965 1,100
South Africa, Republic of 855 455 400 1,410 715 695
Tunisia 130 90 40 310 155 150
Other places of birth in Africa 7,040 3,445 3,600 12,010 5,715 6,295
Asia 259,925 121,565 138,365 324,820 152,205 172,615
Afghanistan 4,630 2,315 2,315 5,785 2,845 2,945
Bangladesh 6,910 3,420 3,485 8,180 4,055 4,125
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 50,140 22,300 27,845 58,840 26,025 32,815
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 1,825 730 1,095 1,985 800 1,190
India 59,255 29,760 29,495 69,325 35,060 34,265
IranCensus data footnote 61 18,720 9,065 9,655 21,225 10,300 10,930
Iraq 8,270 4,115 4,155 14,645 7,315 7,330
Israel 1,630 855 775 2,050 1,085 970
Japan 985 265 720 1,385 370 1,015
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 4,910 2,225 2,680 6,320 2,855 3,470
Lebanon 1,440 780 665 3,230 1,685 1,545
Nepal 2,430 1,240 1,190 3,395 1,725 1,665
Pakistan 22,005 10,770 11,230 25,435 12,425 13,015
Philippines 43,850 18,045 25,800 53,190 21,740 31,450
Saudi Arabia 2,200 1,130 1,080 3,140 1,615 1,530
Sri Lanka 7,505 3,285 4,220 8,185 3,580 4,605
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 5,455 2,840 2,610 12,710 6,590 6,120
Taiwan 775 310 465 1,015 435 580
Turkey 2,060 1,150 905 2,590 1,440 1,145
United Arab Emirates 3,390 1,705 1,685 4,290 2,230 2,055
Viet Nam 2,670 1,045 1,625 3,885 1,520 2,365
Other places of birth in Asia 8,875 4,210 4,665 13,995 6,505 7,485
Oceania and otherCensus data footnote 64 1,335 790 545 1,980 1,215 765
Australia 1,040 645 400 1,535 965 565
Other places of birthCensus data footnote 67 300 145 150 445 250 200
Generation status
Total - Generation status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 68 6,165,600 2,997,985 3,167,615 13,242,160 6,472,240 6,769,920
First generationCensus data footnote 69 2,928,005 1,380,235 1,547,765 4,122,840 1,953,095 2,169,740
Second generationCensus data footnote 70 1,742,215 877,670 864,545 3,049,835 1,525,300 1,524,540
Third generation or moreCensus data footnote 71 1,495,380 740,080 755,300 6,069,485 2,993,845 3,075,640
Admission category and applicant type
Total - Admission category and applicant type for the immigrant population in private households who landed between 1980 and 2016 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 72 2,158,735 1,016,170 1,142,565 2,825,480 1,331,730 1,493,750
Economic immigrantsCensus data footnote 73 1,077,315 532,750 544,560 1,364,380 677,695 686,685
Principal applicantsCensus data footnote 74 429,475 265,070 164,400 540,795 338,460 202,335
Secondary applicantsCensus data footnote 75 647,840 267,680 380,160 823,580 339,240 484,350
Immigrants sponsored by familyCensus data footnote 76 728,110 297,705 430,410 940,405 382,890 557,520
RefugeesCensus data footnote 77 323,445 172,100 151,345 482,665 253,750 228,910
Other immigrantsCensus data footnote 78 29,865 13,615 16,250 38,035 17,400 20,640

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Toronto [Economic region], Ontario and Ontario [Province] (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 September 26, 2020).

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