Census Profile, 2016 Census
Edmonton [Population centre], Alberta and 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 1,042,145 520,150 521,995 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
North American Aboriginal origins 65,175 30,710 34,465 2,130,520 1,026,675 1,103,840
First Nations (North American Indian) 39,605 18,495 21,105 1,525,570 731,410 794,155
Inuit 1,065 515 550 79,130 38,695 40,435
Métis 28,010 13,205 14,805 599,995 291,310 308,690
Other North American origins 203,890 103,560 100,330 11,628,535 5,745,695 5,882,835
Acadian 1,335 750 585 119,675 57,805 61,865
American 15,285 7,365 7,920 377,405 182,690 194,715
Canadian 192,150 97,620 94,530 11,135,965 5,501,595 5,634,370
New Brunswicker 15 10 10 1,490 800 685
Newfoundlander 460 280 185 22,215 11,420 10,800
Nova Scotian 60 50 15 3,700 1,770 1,930
Ontarian 10 10 0 3,925 1,980 1,945
Québécois 380 225 160 194,560 99,320 95,235
Other North American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 104 65 25 35 1,895 950 945
European origins 616,035 305,910 310,125 19,683,320 9,687,715 9,995,605
British Isles origins 349,985 174,625 175,360 11,211,850 5,474,735 5,737,115
Channel Islander 60 10 50 3,595 1,740 1,855
Cornish 70 40 30 1,975 995 975
English 191,065 94,370 96,700 6,320,085 3,069,515 3,250,570
Irish 139,380 67,705 71,670 4,627,000 2,195,620 2,431,385
Manx 220 105 115 6,125 3,090 3,040
Scottish 155,605 76,840 78,760 4,799,005 2,323,390 2,475,620
Welsh 18,830 9,160 9,675 474,805 226,600 248,210
British Isles origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 105 21,745 10,515 11,235 644,695 307,090 337,610
French origins 106,105 51,355 54,750 4,680,820 2,283,480 2,397,340
Alsatian 85 50 40 2,800 1,300 1,495
Breton 35 20 15 11,845 5,765 6,080
Corsican 85 50 35 1,750 950 805
French 105,970 51,275 54,695 4,670,595 2,278,430 2,392,165
Western European origins (except French origins) 196,730 96,695 100,035 4,600,855 2,258,095 2,342,760
Austrian 10,595 5,055 5,535 207,050 100,775 106,275
Bavarian 35 15 25 940 485 455
Belgian 4,615 2,185 2,425 186,665 91,395 95,270
Dutch 40,850 20,120 20,735 1,111,655 546,565 565,090
Flemish 435 205 220 11,685 5,730 5,960
Frisian 95 75 20 4,590 2,395 2,195
German 152,870 74,915 77,960 3,322,405 1,626,785 1,695,615
Luxembourger 160 85 80 3,915 2,025 1,890
Swiss 4,485 2,300 2,190 155,120 76,935 78,185
Western European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 106 140 40 100 3,365 1,645 1,720
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 68,545 32,645 35,895 1,201,320 579,005 622,315
Danish 11,595 5,560 6,040 207,470 100,660 106,810
Finnish 3,965 1,880 2,090 143,645 69,045 74,600
Icelandic 4,040 2,085 1,960 101,795 49,875 51,915
Norwegian 31,745 15,110 16,635 463,275 223,075 240,200
Swedish 21,350 9,630 11,720 349,645 163,545 186,095
Northern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 107 3,265 1,580 1,685 52,780 26,965 25,820
Eastern European origins 195,045 93,870 101,170 3,431,245 1,666,740 1,764,505
Bulgarian 775 405 375 34,565 16,935 17,625
Byelorussian 970 530 440 20,710 10,190 10,515
Czech 4,615 2,265 2,350 104,580 51,555 53,030
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 108 2,135 1,050 1,080 40,715 19,235 21,480
Estonian 535 240 290 24,530 11,715 12,815
Hungarian 11,495 5,540 5,950 348,085 170,040 178,045
Latvian 980 440 540 30,725 14,920 15,805
Lithuanian 1,600 770 825 59,285 28,745 30,535
Moldovan 360 155 205 14,915 7,265 7,650
Polish 55,885 26,815 29,070 1,106,585 533,830 572,750
Romanian 9,585 4,655 4,930 238,050 114,705 123,345
Russian 21,725 10,340 11,390 622,445 297,600 324,850
Slovak 2,530 1,225 1,305 72,285 35,360 36,925
Ukrainian 121,485 58,220 63,265 1,359,655 663,560 696,095
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 109 535 270 265 20,415 9,895 10,520
Southern European origins 66,390 33,210 33,175 3,012,375 1,494,605 1,517,775
Albanian 810 445 360 36,185 18,385 17,800
Bosnian 1,440 730 710 26,740 13,320 13,420
Catalan 35 30 0 1,280 740 535
Croatian 4,630 2,575 2,055 133,970 67,825 66,140
Cypriot 60 40 20 5,650 2,850 2,795
Greek 4,215 2,175 2,040 271,410 137,405 134,005
Italian 28,070 14,175 13,900 1,587,965 794,525 793,445
Kosovar 175 90 90 2,865 1,470 1,395
Macedonian 380 195 185 43,110 21,650 21,460
Maltese 400 220 180 41,920 20,955 20,965
Montenegrin 105 70 40 4,160 2,180 1,985
Portuguese 9,515 4,885 4,630 482,605 239,360 243,250
Serbian 3,110 1,510 1,595 96,530 49,095 47,440
Sicilian 85 45 40 6,940 3,500 3,435
Slovenian 1,105 560 550 40,470 20,105 20,365
Spanish 14,945 6,880 8,065 396,460 184,520 211,945
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 110 1,355 655 690 38,480 18,620 19,860
Southern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 111 60 35 30 2,170 1,030 1,135
Other European origins 6,140 3,275 2,865 226,695 115,110 111,580
Basque 95 35 60 6,965 3,690 3,275
Jewish 3,245 1,765 1,485 143,660 72,625 71,035
Roma (Gypsy) 100 50 45 4,630 2,195 2,440
Slavic, n.o.s.Census data footnote 112 210 100 105 4,870 2,560 2,310
Other European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 113 2,530 1,345 1,185 67,890 34,730 33,160
Caribbean origins 13,920 6,920 7,000 749,155 349,810 399,345
Antiguan 130 65 60 4,500 2,115 2,385
Bahamian 100 70 35 3,675 1,915 1,760
Barbadian 780 375 410 37,780 17,745 20,035
Bermudan 30 20 15 3,075 1,435 1,640
Carib 30 20 15 3,030 1,175 1,860
Cuban 790 420 370 29,065 13,800 15,270
Dominican 320 170 150 23,130 11,000 12,125
Grenadian 335 180 160 17,915 7,835 10,080
Guadeloupean 0 0 0 1,125 515 605
Haitian 820 465 360 165,095 76,460 88,635
Jamaican 6,855 3,365 3,485 309,485 145,080 164,410
Kittitian/Nevisian 25 0 20 2,915 1,460 1,460
Martinican 10 0 0 2,010 900 1,110
Montserratan 15 0 20 930 460 470
Puerto Rican 85 40 50 3,405 1,645 1,765
St. Lucian 215 110 105 8,985 4,095 4,890
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 2,290 1,190 1,095 78,965 37,325 41,635
Vincentian/Grenadinian 130 45 80 17,420 7,475 9,945
West Indian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 114 1,020 480 540 70,270 31,625 38,645
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 115 845 410 435 26,830 12,520 14,310
Latin, Central and South American origins 22,550 11,275 11,280 674,640 325,210 349,430
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 725 310 410 22,725 10,875 11,850
Arawak 15 15 0 1,440 610 830
Argentinian 305 180 125 20,680 10,130 10,545
Belizean 45 30 20 1,755 915 845
Bolivian 50 25 30 5,055 2,480 2,580
Brazilian 855 415 440 36,830 17,380 19,455
Chilean 3,640 1,815 1,820 45,190 22,280 22,910
Colombian 3,455 1,715 1,735 96,325 45,590 50,735
Costa Rican 135 65 65 5,535 2,680 2,855
Ecuadorian 245 120 130 25,405 11,995 13,415
Guatemalan 665 355 310 26,275 13,360 12,915
Guyanese 1,465 710 760 84,275 39,530 44,745
Hispanic 680 365 315 11,055 5,380 5,670
Honduran 155 90 60 10,650 5,235 5,415
Maya 220 110 115 6,285 3,350 2,940
Mexican 4,520 2,305 2,215 128,485 62,890 65,595
Nicaraguan 495 260 235 13,705 6,650 7,055
Panamanian 100 50 50 4,700 2,210 2,495
Paraguayan 25 15 10 4,325 2,165 2,160
Peruvian 810 390 420 42,145 19,645 22,505
Salvadorean 3,820 1,935 1,885 66,220 32,960 33,255
Uruguayan 125 75 45 6,795 3,390 3,410
Venezuelan 665 320 345 26,345 12,220 14,125
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 116 950 490 460 28,455 13,930 14,525
African origins 56,970 29,310 27,655 1,067,930 539,805 528,120
Central and West African origins 12,450 6,530 5,915 230,110 118,040 112,070
Akan 20 15 10 1,955 1,090 870
Angolan 120 70 50 2,960 1,475 1,480
Ashanti 30 20 15 1,585 855 735
Beninese 40 25 15 4,995 2,670 2,320
Burkinabe 55 30 25 3,150 1,665 1,485
Cameroonian 725 345 375 24,615 12,390 12,230
Chadian 10 10 0 1,845 955 885
Congolese 2,200 1,150 1,050 38,365 18,925 19,440
Edo 130 80 50 1,945 1,095 855
Ewe 55 30 25 845 470 375
Gabonese 0 0 0 1,405 660 750
Gambian 35 25 10 975 495 475
Ghanaian 2,010 1,050 960 35,495 17,720 17,770
Guinean 275 140 135 7,240 3,785 3,455
Ibo 385 220 165 5,315 2,850 2,470
Ivorian 395 210 185 10,935 5,485 5,450
Liberian 635 300 335 2,485 1,130 1,360
Malian 35 15 20 4,490 2,280 2,210
Malinké 70 40 30 1,125 585 535
Nigerian 3,495 1,810 1,685 51,835 27,025 24,805
Peulh 60 40 20 2,435 1,270 1,170
Senegalese 250 160 90 10,175 5,500 4,670
Sierra Leonean 465 245 220 2,620 1,330 1,295
Togolese 45 15 25 5,300 2,870 2,430
Wolof 25 10 10 840 495 345
Yoruba 800 410 395 9,585 5,075 4,515
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 117 855 480 370 15,380 7,940 7,445
North African origins 8,985 4,705 4,280 355,045 185,775 169,270
Algerian 465 210 260 67,335 34,755 32,580
Berber 240 155 85 37,060 19,685 17,375
Coptic 75 35 40 3,535 1,860 1,680
Dinka 205 105 100 900 500 400
Egyptian 3,265 1,710 1,555 99,140 51,730 47,410
Libyan 590 300 295 7,740 4,135 3,605
Maure 30 20 10 1,190 655 535
Moroccan 1,105 610 495 103,940 54,005 49,945
Sudanese 2,725 1,440 1,285 19,960 10,315 9,645
Tunisian 345 160 180 25,645 13,985 11,665
North African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 118 230 115 120 6,115 3,320 2,795
Southern and East African origins 26,735 13,805 12,930 260,145 128,325 131,815
Afrikaner 65 40 25 1,870 955 915
Amhara 185 100 90 1,530 815 715
Bantu, n.o.s.Census data footnote 119 410 230 180 3,965 2,175 1,785
Burundian 665 365 305 10,990 5,405 5,580
Djiboutian 155 85 70 1,710 790 920
Eritrean 3,470 1,785 1,680 25,255 12,830 12,430
Ethiopian 5,290 2,650 2,640 44,065 21,680 22,385
Harari 120 60 60 665 355 305
Kenyan 910 495 420 10,915 5,230 5,685
Malagasy 50 35 20 4,500 2,175 2,325
Mauritian 195 105 85 9,325 4,655 4,665
Oromo 550 350 205 3,350 1,745 1,605
Rwandan 1,120 590 530 10,775 5,065 5,705
Seychellois 10 10 0 1,285 575 710
Somali 9,785 4,990 4,795 62,550 30,215 32,330
South African 1,525 750 770 41,375 20,575 20,800
Tanzanian 465 290 175 4,710 2,400 2,310
Tigrian 255 130 125 2,155 1,160 995
Ugandan 625 345 280 5,705 2,875 2,830
Zambian 90 50 40 1,860 935 920
Zimbabwean 1,240 630 605 8,090 3,975 4,110
Zulu 175 80 95 945 475 475
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 120 1,420 725 695 17,305 8,445 8,860
Other African origins 9,985 4,935 5,055 239,560 116,400 123,165
Black, n.o.s.Census data footnote 121 1,100 550 545 30,385 14,015 16,370
Other African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 122 9,065 4,470 4,600 212,005 103,790 108,215
Asian origins 276,105 136,010 140,090 6,095,235 2,958,120 3,137,115
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 38,435 20,155 18,280 1,011,145 518,170 492,980
Afghan 2,455 1,300 1,160 83,995 42,320 41,675
Arab, n.o.s.Census data footnote 123 4,345 2,370 1,975 111,400 58,930 52,475
Armenian 540 275 260 63,810 31,505 32,305
Assyrian 150 65 85 13,835 7,115 6,720
Azerbaijani 295 145 145 6,425 3,230 3,200
Georgian 90 45 45 4,775 2,430 2,345
Hazara 100 55 50 1,515 810 705
Iranian 4,340 2,235 2,100 210,405 106,565 103,840
Iraqi 2,000 1,030 970 70,925 35,965 34,955
Israeli 680 350 330 28,735 15,065 13,675
Jordanian 635 315 320 14,250 7,520 6,735
Kazakh 110 50 55 3,330 1,615 1,710
Kurd 1,040 590 450 16,315 8,810 7,515
Kuwaiti 110 50 60 2,235 1,185 1,055
Kyrgyz 30 15 10 1,060 510 550
Lebanese 14,295 7,390 6,910 219,555 112,970 106,590
Palestinian 2,865 1,580 1,285 44,820 23,900 20,920
Pashtun 235 105 130 4,810 2,565 2,245
Saudi Arabian 190 95 90 6,810 3,935 2,880
Syrian 2,915 1,500 1,415 77,045 38,445 38,600
Tajik 65 45 20 2,905 1,410 1,495
Tatar 135 55 75 4,825 2,155 2,670
Turk 2,580 1,410 1,175 63,955 32,855 31,100
Turkmen 50 15 30 1,040 540 500
Uighur 95 50 50 1,555 775 785
Uzbek 165 85 85 3,920 1,920 2,000
Yemeni 250 130 125 6,645 3,335 3,305
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 124 865 485 385 25,280 13,180 12,100
South Asian origins 88,200 45,435 42,755 1,963,330 993,595 969,735
Bangladeshi 1,445 715 725 45,940 23,645 22,300
Bengali 580 335 245 22,900 11,730 11,180
Bhutanese 75 45 35 3,600 1,765 1,835
East Indian 69,460 35,650 33,810 1,374,710 694,990 679,720
Goan 80 45 40 6,070 2,915 3,155
Gujarati 485 250 230 8,350 4,305 4,050
Kashmiri 100 55 40 3,115 1,605 1,510
Nepali 1,805 970 835 17,140 8,715 8,420
Pakistani 8,060 4,175 3,885 215,555 110,420 105,140
Punjabi 5,910 3,130 2,775 118,400 61,155 57,240
Sinhalese 230 135 100 7,285 3,605 3,685
Sri Lankan 2,235 1,125 1,110 152,595 75,010 77,585
Tamil 465 240 225 48,670 24,845 23,825
South Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 125 1,910 995 920 76,400 38,815 37,585
East and Southeast Asian origins 150,865 71,100 79,765 3,163,360 1,467,205 1,696,155
Burmese 415 210 205 9,335 4,535 4,795
Cambodian (Khmer) 1,490 770 720 38,490 18,515 19,980
Chinese 69,800 33,660 36,140 1,769,195 836,150 933,045
Filipino 60,175 27,410 32,765 837,130 369,105 468,025
Hmong 0 0 0 805 420 390
Indonesian 825 385 435 21,390 9,950 11,440
Japanese 3,310 1,390 1,920 121,485 53,415 68,070
Karen 395 220 170 4,510 2,275 2,240
Korean 7,515 3,600 3,915 198,210 93,680 104,525
Laotian 695 360 335 24,580 12,190 12,390
Malaysian 1,340 635 710 16,920 7,735 9,185
Mongolian 330 145 185 7,480 3,560 3,915
Singaporean 120 55 75 2,850 1,325 1,520
Taiwanese 625 275 345 36,510 16,570 19,945
Thai 915 335 580 19,010 7,330 11,680
Tibetan 45 25 20 8,040 4,055 3,985
Vietnamese 13,850 6,660 7,185 240,615 115,935 124,680
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 126 370 190 175 6,500 3,150 3,355
Other Asian origins 910 490 425 22,745 11,280 11,460
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 127 915 490 425 22,740 11,280 11,460
Oceania origins 4,230 2,190 2,045 85,470 43,030 42,440
Australian 1,515 820 700 42,315 21,710 20,605
New Zealander 610 335 275 15,395 8,065 7,330
Pacific Islands origins 2,190 1,085 1,110 29,485 14,240 15,250
Fijian 1,785 875 910 19,375 9,280 10,090
Hawaiian 130 60 70 3,295 1,500 1,795
Maori 145 70 75 2,500 1,310 1,195
Polynesian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 128 50 25 25 1,530 725 805
Samoan 60 35 20 1,100 625 475
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 129 30 25 0 2,335 1,145 1,185

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Edmonton [Population centre], Alberta 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 16, 2021).

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