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

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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 6,165,600 2,997,985 3,167,615 13,242,160 6,472,240 6,769,920
North American Aboriginal origins 86,320 40,555 45,770 518,300 247,160 271,135
First Nations (North American Indian) 65,675 30,875 34,795 385,505 183,075 202,430
Inuit 1,560 740 815 6,870 3,150 3,720
Métis 21,390 10,035 11,355 137,485 66,245 71,235
Other North American origins 890,400 441,050 449,350 3,220,595 1,585,255 1,635,340
Acadian 4,665 2,295 2,370 16,580 8,135 8,450
American 52,945 25,715 27,230 140,165 67,480 72,690
Canadian 847,465 420,100 427,365 3,109,770 1,531,645 1,578,125
New Brunswicker 105 70 35 320 190 125
Newfoundlander 3,860 1,960 1,900 10,850 5,520 5,325
Nova Scotian 670 325 345 1,485 685 800
Ontarian 695 395 300 2,165 1,085 1,075
Québécois 1,725 885 840 5,390 2,730 2,665
Other North American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 104 250 135 115 675 375 300
European origins 2,976,435 1,449,425 1,527,010 8,151,470 3,978,900 4,172,570
British Isles origins 1,453,875 708,915 744,960 4,900,430 2,380,595 2,519,835
Channel Islander 455 235 225 1,120 530 590
Cornish 210 105 105 755 370 385
English 829,660 404,155 425,505 2,808,805 1,357,650 1,451,160
Irish 613,845 292,610 321,235 2,095,460 991,625 1,103,835
Manx 910 495 415 2,450 1,320 1,130
Scottish 615,415 297,395 318,025 2,107,295 1,016,260 1,091,030
Welsh 63,700 30,410 33,285 198,475 94,555 103,920
British Isles origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 105 118,795 56,595 62,200 323,185 152,525 170,660
French origins 280,315 132,865 147,450 1,350,520 643,360 707,160
Alsatian 355 130 220 1,235 495 740
Breton 55 35 20 290 175 120
Corsican 55 30 30 205 125 85
French 279,965 132,705 147,255 1,349,255 642,790 706,470
Western European origins (except French origins) 438,815 213,090 225,725 1,766,975 864,010 902,970
Austrian 32,295 15,750 16,550 72,475 35,415 37,065
Bavarian 160 65 95 450 225 230
Belgian 10,695 4,965 5,730 57,890 28,460 29,430
Dutch 114,480 55,130 59,350 527,750 259,585 268,165
Flemish 955 480 480 4,005 2,005 1,995
Frisian 435 250 190 2,705 1,400 1,305
German 298,670 145,360 153,305 1,189,670 579,315 610,355
Luxembourger 310 150 165 915 500 415
Swiss 15,915 8,000 7,915 59,835 29,395 30,440
Western European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 106 550 260 285 1,095 560 530
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 75,360 36,240 39,120 266,085 127,885 138,195
Danish 16,980 8,390 8,590 53,555 26,355 27,195
Finnish 17,505 8,140 9,370 76,755 36,955 39,800
Icelandic 4,450 2,210 2,240 13,215 6,325 6,895
Norwegian 17,730 8,635 9,095 59,335 28,350 30,980
Swedish 20,370 9,430 10,945 71,035 32,705 38,325
Northern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 107 3,805 1,805 2,005 12,540 6,400 6,140
Eastern European origins 626,465 298,640 327,830 1,339,610 644,610 695,000
Bulgarian 11,420 5,655 5,765 16,750 8,230 8,525
Byelorussian 8,405 4,140 4,265 11,690 5,645 6,045
Czech 17,435 8,415 9,020 42,340 20,815 21,530
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 108 4,980 2,355 2,630 14,810 6,820 7,990
Estonian 8,020 3,820 4,200 15,075 7,255 7,825
Hungarian 63,320 30,715 32,605 163,500 79,850 83,655
Latvian 9,945 4,665 5,275 18,095 8,615 9,480
Lithuanian 20,030 9,605 10,420 35,100 16,965 18,135
Moldovan 3,045 1,560 1,490 3,905 1,910 1,995
Polish 249,230 118,935 130,300 523,490 251,575 271,910
Romanian 51,845 24,690 27,150 98,235 46,825 51,410
Russian 142,520 66,315 76,205 220,850 103,650 117,200
Slovak 15,325 7,415 7,915 40,535 19,645 20,885
Ukrainian 155,850 74,695 81,150 376,440 181,725 194,715
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 109 7,350 3,450 3,905 10,330 4,940 5,390
Southern European origins 1,016,050 501,945 514,100 1,772,160 880,335 891,830
Albanian 17,790 8,975 8,810 25,980 13,085 12,895
Bosnian 6,645 3,250 3,395 14,680 7,255 7,425
Catalan 165 105 60 285 180 110
Croatian 38,560 19,280 19,275 82,220 41,350 40,875
Cypriot 2,695 1,325 1,370 4,400 2,170 2,230
Greek 103,175 51,765 51,415 148,555 74,830 73,720
Italian 497,450 248,620 248,830 931,805 467,100 464,705
Kosovar 505 260 245 1,305 655 650
Macedonian 30,255 15,190 15,060 39,440 19,820 19,625
Maltese 21,040 10,295 10,745 35,255 17,525 17,730
Montenegrin 1,480 705 775 2,545 1,295 1,250
Portuguese 212,190 103,565 108,630 324,930 160,970 163,960
Serbian 33,860 17,065 16,795 66,835 34,035 32,800
Sicilian 1,755 885 870 4,190 2,090 2,100
Slovenian 13,615 6,820 6,800 26,485 13,215 13,275
Spanish 110,580 51,650 58,925 171,145 78,880 92,265
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 110 7,355 3,570 3,785 20,245 9,785 10,460
Southern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 111 515 210 305 965 425 540
Other European origins 73,765 36,970 36,795 105,865 53,050 52,820
Basque 865 420 450 1,585 805 780
Jewish 59,740 30,040 29,700 77,280 38,860 38,425
Roma (Gypsy) 1,235 575 660 2,295 1,050 1,245
Slavic, n.o.s.Census data footnote 112 1,040 555 485 2,065 1,110 955
Other European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 113 11,350 5,610 5,745 23,290 11,540 11,750
Caribbean origins 364,700 165,915 198,785 462,600 213,660 248,940
Antiguan 2,590 1,155 1,435 3,275 1,480 1,800
Bahamian 1,375 705 675 2,305 1,190 1,115
Barbadian 19,865 9,065 10,805 26,625 12,375 14,250
Bermudan 1,040 485 550 2,010 925 1,085
Carib 1,975 695 1,275 2,295 855 1,440
Cuban 9,560 4,335 5,225 14,490 6,625 7,865
Dominican 6,615 3,125 3,490 9,180 4,420 4,760
Grenadian 12,970 5,580 7,390 14,690 6,420 8,275
Guadeloupean 40 15 30 70 20 50
Haitian 5,430 2,555 2,875 17,715 8,085 9,630
Jamaican 210,990 96,185 114,805 257,060 119,100 137,955
Kittitian/Nevisian 1,920 905 1,010 2,260 1,090 1,175
Martinican 155 50 100 195 65 125
Montserratan 460 220 245 620 300 325
Puerto Rican 785 415 370 1,495 755 740
St. Lucian 5,690 2,500 3,195 7,170 3,195 3,985
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 47,350 21,810 25,540 59,560 27,850 31,710
Vincentian/Grenadinian 10,880 4,620 6,260 12,155 5,250 6,905
West Indian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 114 48,565 21,530 27,040 56,865 25,380 31,480
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 115 13,795 6,170 7,625 16,970 7,770 9,195
Latin, Central and South American origins 220,030 103,845 116,180 322,210 153,045 169,165
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 7,325 3,425 3,900 10,795 5,040 5,750
Arawak 780 340 445 1,055 470 585
Argentinian 8,410 4,075 4,340 11,460 5,620 5,840
Belizean 390 180 210 810 395 415
Bolivian 1,360 675 685 1,885 935 955
Brazilian 13,250 6,350 6,900 18,395 8,760 9,635
Chilean 10,735 5,150 5,580 14,625 7,015 7,610
Colombian 25,240 12,095 13,145 40,820 19,345 21,480
Costa Rican 1,805 930 870 2,790 1,380 1,410
Ecuadorian 17,795 8,390 9,405 20,385 9,650 10,735
Guatemalan 6,115 2,960 3,160 10,040 4,870 5,170
Guyanese 61,130 28,055 33,075 73,360 34,050 39,315
Hispanic 3,705 1,805 1,900 5,805 2,790 3,015
Honduran 1,785 830 950 3,360 1,590 1,765
Maya 1,185 590 600 2,500 1,285 1,215
Mexican 20,480 9,570 10,905 43,120 20,735 22,380
Nicaraguan 3,725 1,795 1,935 7,100 3,440 3,665
Panamanian 1,905 820 1,080 2,475 1,125 1,355
Paraguayan 320 145 175 600 280 320
Peruvian 10,905 5,075 5,830 14,780 6,985 7,800
Salvadorean 15,270 7,545 7,725 27,595 13,530 14,070
Uruguayan 3,395 1,750 1,645 4,200 2,150 2,050
Venezuelan 8,585 3,960 4,630 11,750 5,320 6,430
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 116 9,420 4,590 4,840 14,095 6,745 7,350
African origins 274,125 133,800 140,330 414,095 203,260 210,835
Central and West African origins 60,375 29,860 30,515 85,735 42,745 42,990
Akan 720 415 305 965 540 425
Angolan 1,085 540 545 1,635 815 820
Ashanti 1,085 555 525 1,205 620 585
Beninese 370 190 185 555 280 270
Burkinabe 100 45 60 415 190 225
Cameroonian 2,700 1,330 1,365 4,700 2,330 2,370
Chadian 190 95 95 645 320 325
Congolese 4,275 2,075 2,205 10,425 4,960 5,460
Edo 945 495 445 1,025 545 480
Ewe 165 90 75 180 95 80
Gabonese 50 10 35 170 80 90
Gambian 555 260 295 630 305 330
Ghanaian 20,780 9,890 10,890 24,850 12,060 12,790
Guinean 695 360 335 1,105 550 560
Ibo 1,525 800 725 1,940 1,035 905
Ivorian 680 300 375 1,350 600 745
Liberian 305 135 175 770 365 405
Malian 280 145 135 490 250 240
Malinké 225 105 120 345 160 185
Nigerian 19,805 10,015 9,790 26,560 13,620 12,940
Peulh 65 40 20 135 80 55
Senegalese 540 280 260 1,000 500 495
Sierra Leonean 865 430 435 1,175 585 585
Togolese 315 205 105 670 370 300
Wolof 45 25 25 80 45 35
Yoruba 3,055 1,605 1,455 4,055 2,155 1,900
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 117 3,010 1,480 1,535 4,745 2,340 2,410
North African origins 54,675 28,110 26,565 86,665 44,970 41,695
Algerian 1,735 850 885 4,065 2,035 2,030
Berber 685 375 315 1,845 985 860
Coptic 1,845 940 900 2,305 1,185 1,120
Dinka 35 25 10 205 110 95
Egyptian 36,930 18,975 17,955 52,845 27,465 25,375
Libyan 1,375 735 635 3,785 2,015 1,760
Maure 240 130 105 290 160 125
Moroccan 8,675 4,490 4,180 12,305 6,310 6,000
Sudanese 3,775 1,845 1,930 8,975 4,600 4,375
Tunisian 1,110 595 510 2,295 1,210 1,085
North African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 118 895 475 430 1,755 920 830
Southern and East African origins 81,750 39,080 42,670 128,910 61,680 67,230
Afrikaner 340 175 165 560 285 275
Amhara 490 235 260 720 360 360
Bantu, n.o.s.Census data footnote 119 330 195 140 870 455 415
Burundian 785 420 365 3,105 1,465 1,640
Djiboutian 215 95 115 1,035 460 575
Eritrean 7,655 3,690 3,970 11,870 5,740 6,125
Ethiopian 16,110 7,725 8,385 22,560 10,755 11,800
Harari 460 250 210 475 255 215
Kenyan 4,075 1,895 2,180 5,860 2,780 3,080
Malagasy 180 75 105 430 200 230
Mauritian 2,855 1,470 1,385 3,600 1,830 1,770
Oromo 840 380 465 1,290 610 685
Rwandan 1,135 510 625 3,215 1,380 1,830
Seychellois 190 75 115 350 140 205
Somali 25,650 11,860 13,785 40,995 19,200 21,795
South African 12,455 6,280 6,175 19,760 9,790 9,970
Tanzanian 1,915 975 940 2,610 1,300 1,315
Tigrian 410 210 205 770 395 375
Ugandan 2,055 1,000 1,050 2,950 1,445 1,505
Zambian 425 215 215 805 410 395
Zimbabwean 1,875 875 995 3,425 1,595 1,830
Zulu 225 110 110 440 225 215
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 120 5,660 2,495 3,165 8,475 3,900 4,570
Other African origins 81,240 38,620 42,615 119,670 57,245 62,420
Black, n.o.s.Census data footnote 121 11,635 5,095 6,535 17,380 7,720 9,660
Other African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 122 70,510 33,955 36,555 103,560 50,150 53,410
Asian origins 2,469,215 1,197,195 1,272,015 3,100,450 1,506,795 1,593,655
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 335,045 169,465 165,580 523,340 265,615 257,730
Afghan 43,305 21,735 21,570 54,535 27,255 27,280
Arab, n.o.s.Census data footnote 123 23,810 12,320 11,490 44,705 23,345 21,360
Armenian 22,005 10,700 11,300 29,675 14,570 15,105
Assyrian 7,530 3,870 3,660 12,075 6,140 5,935
Azerbaijani 3,345 1,625 1,715 4,105 1,995 2,110
Georgian 2,375 1,220 1,160 2,815 1,415 1,395
Hazara 520 280 240 680 390 290
Iranian 97,660 49,065 48,590 117,065 58,995 58,065
Iraqi 28,895 14,505 14,385 50,460 25,420 25,035
Israeli 14,620 7,585 7,030 17,080 8,890 8,185
Jordanian 5,470 2,955 2,515 9,660 5,110 4,545
Kazakh 980 445 535 1,325 610 715
Kurd 4,390 2,355 2,040 9,210 4,880 4,330
Kuwaiti 375 215 160 1,510 795 715
Kyrgyz 260 90 170 340 130 210
Lebanese 30,540 15,475 15,070 86,245 43,700 42,545
Palestinian 16,005 8,640 7,365 28,480 15,215 13,270
Pashtun 2,125 1,180 945 3,010 1,635 1,375
Saudi Arabian 1,805 960 850 3,660 1,975 1,685
Syrian 16,450 8,015 8,435 31,440 15,570 15,870
Tajik 1,450 685 770 1,850 880 970
Tatar 1,810 775 1,040 2,135 930 1,205
Turk 23,365 11,840 11,525 34,165 17,340 16,825
Turkmen 410 205 200 695 345 355
Uighur 545 260 290 755 385 375
Uzbek 1,800 890 910 2,400 1,155 1,240
Yemeni 2,510 1,200 1,315 4,225 2,065 2,155
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 124 10,285 5,305 4,980 16,270 8,395 7,875
South Asian origins 1,010,270 507,255 503,010 1,182,845 595,480 587,370
Bangladeshi 23,725 12,120 11,605 29,195 14,965 14,230
Bengali 12,620 6,455 6,170 15,235 7,795 7,445
Bhutanese 150 80 65 1,450 710 735
East Indian 653,400 327,990 325,410 774,500 390,015 384,480
Goan 4,090 1,895 2,200 4,775 2,245 2,525
Gujarati 5,045 2,615 2,430 5,915 3,055 2,860
Kashmiri 1,405 735 670 1,795 900 895
Nepali 5,410 2,655 2,755 8,150 4,070 4,080
Pakistani 125,270 63,625 61,650 149,060 75,860 73,200
Punjabi 47,970 24,665 23,305 55,455 28,580 26,875
Sinhalese 4,085 1,990 2,095 5,195 2,545 2,645
Sri Lankan 116,195 56,715 59,475 124,270 60,685 63,585
Tamil 40,605 20,630 19,985 42,760 21,705 21,050
South Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 125 50,925 25,770 25,150 58,705 29,705 29,005
East and Southeast Asian origins 1,146,980 531,630 615,350 1,422,890 659,650 763,245
Burmese 2,240 980 1,260 4,420 2,105 2,315
Cambodian (Khmer) 6,235 2,910 3,330 14,655 6,810 7,845
Chinese 707,805 336,025 371,780 849,345 403,280 446,065
Filipino 279,435 120,465 158,970 337,760 144,830 192,930
Hmong 55 30 30 650 340 305
Indonesian 6,375 2,965 3,410 9,325 4,305 5,025
Japanese 28,960 12,820 16,145 41,620 18,530 23,090
Karen 265 120 150 1,645 830 815
Korean 73,905 35,210 38,695 93,420 44,585 48,835
Laotian 4,070 2,005 2,060 9,875 4,865 5,015
Malaysian 5,745 2,740 3,005 7,310 3,370 3,935
Mongolian 2,005 920 1,085 2,940 1,390 1,545
Singaporean 1,075 485 595 1,260 565 700
Taiwanese 8,045 3,645 4,395 10,060 4,595 5,465
Thai 3,505 1,360 2,145 6,865 2,725 4,135
Tibetan 6,035 3,030 3,010 6,365 3,175 3,185
Vietnamese 73,730 34,880 38,850 107,640 51,350 56,290
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 126 3,445 1,695 1,745 4,375 2,165 2,210
Other Asian origins 10,790 5,320 5,470 13,430 6,575 6,855
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 127 10,790 5,320 5,470 13,430 6,575 6,855
Oceania origins 10,235 5,195 5,040 20,680 10,435 10,240
Australian 6,300 3,295 3,000 13,315 6,780 6,530
New Zealander 2,045 1,070 975 4,250 2,255 2,000
Pacific Islands origins 2,125 985 1,150 3,490 1,625 1,860
Fijian 1,230 520 705 1,610 665 945
Hawaiian 250 125 120 470 235 240
Maori 190 100 85 485 255 230
Polynesian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 128 115 45 70 275 115 165
Samoan 90 45 45 225 140 85
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 129 355 170 185 555 265 290

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 November 28, 2021).

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