Census Profile, 2016 Census
Newfoundland and Labrador [Province] and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Newfoundland and Labrador

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Canada

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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 103 512,250 250,910 261,340 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
North American Aboriginal origins 58,550 28,165 30,385 2,130,520 1,026,675 1,103,840
First Nations (North American Indian) 44,015 20,995 23,025 1,525,570 731,410 794,155
Inuit 9,270 4,515 4,750 79,130 38,695 40,435
Métis 7,855 3,910 3,950 599,995 291,310 308,690
Other North American origins 280,640 137,030 143,610 11,628,535 5,745,695 5,882,835
Acadian 490 235 255 119,675 57,805 61,865
American 1,890 960 930 377,405 182,690 194,715
Canadian 276,130 134,745 141,390 11,135,965 5,501,595 5,634,370
New Brunswicker 0 0 0 1,490 800 685
Newfoundlander 4,080 2,090 1,990 22,215 11,420 10,800
Nova Scotian 30 15 15 3,700 1,770 1,930
Ontarian 20 0 15 3,925 1,980 1,945
Québécois 100 60 40 194,560 99,320 95,235
Other North American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 104 10 10 10 1,895 950 945
European origins 274,460 134,070 140,390 19,683,320 9,687,715 9,995,605
British Isles origins 259,460 126,485 132,980 11,211,850 5,474,735 5,737,115
Channel Islander 85 40 45 3,595 1,740 1,855
Cornish 35 15 15 1,975 995 975
English 191,855 93,405 98,450 6,320,085 3,069,515 3,250,570
Irish 106,225 51,035 55,190 4,627,000 2,195,620 2,431,385
Manx 50 35 20 6,125 3,090 3,040
Scottish 34,650 16,580 18,075 4,799,005 2,323,390 2,475,620
Welsh 4,380 2,155 2,225 474,805 226,600 248,210
British Isles origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 105 6,025 2,845 3,180 644,695 307,090 337,610
French origins 26,845 12,685 14,155 4,680,820 2,283,480 2,397,340
Alsatian 0 0 10 2,800 1,300 1,495
Breton 10 0 0 11,845 5,765 6,080
Corsican 0 0 0 1,750 950 805
French 26,835 12,680 14,150 4,670,595 2,278,430 2,392,165
Western European origins (except French origins) 11,045 5,440 5,605 4,600,855 2,258,095 2,342,760
Austrian 360 160 205 207,050 100,775 106,275
Bavarian 20 15 10 940 485 455
Belgian 195 95 105 186,665 91,395 95,270
Dutch 2,150 1,030 1,120 1,111,655 546,565 565,090
Flemish 55 25 25 11,685 5,730 5,960
Frisian 0 0 0 4,590 2,395 2,195
German 8,620 4,270 4,355 3,322,405 1,626,785 1,695,615
Luxembourger 0 0 0 3,915 2,025 1,890
Swiss 245 140 110 155,120 76,935 78,185
Western European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 106 25 0 20 3,365 1,645 1,720
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 3,940 1,885 2,055 1,201,320 579,005 622,315
Danish 685 345 340 207,470 100,660 106,810
Finnish 240 95 150 143,645 69,045 74,600
Icelandic 190 100 90 101,795 49,875 51,915
Norwegian 1,710 845 870 463,275 223,075 240,200
Swedish 995 405 585 349,645 163,545 186,095
Northern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 107 320 185 140 52,780 26,965 25,820
Eastern European origins 4,230 2,055 2,175 3,431,245 1,666,740 1,764,505
Bulgarian 80 40 40 34,565 16,935 17,625
Byelorussian 35 15 15 20,710 10,190 10,515
Czech 180 100 80 104,580 51,555 53,030
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 108 55 15 45 40,715 19,235 21,480
Estonian 35 20 15 24,530 11,715 12,815
Hungarian 415 175 240 348,085 170,040 178,045
Latvian 70 45 25 30,725 14,920 15,805
Lithuanian 110 45 65 59,285 28,745 30,535
Moldovan 0 0 0 14,915 7,265 7,650
Polish 1,540 735 805 1,106,585 533,830 572,750
Romanian 180 85 100 238,050 114,705 123,345
Russian 910 480 430 622,445 297,600 324,850
Slovak 65 25 45 72,285 35,360 36,925
Ukrainian 1,350 700 650 1,359,655 663,560 696,095
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 109 80 35 50 20,415 9,895 10,520
Southern European origins 4,765 2,320 2,450 3,012,375 1,494,605 1,517,775
Albanian 45 20 30 36,185 18,385 17,800
Bosnian 45 30 20 26,740 13,320 13,420
Catalan 10 0 10 1,280 740 535
Croatian 160 90 75 133,970 67,825 66,140
Cypriot 20 10 0 5,650 2,850 2,795
Greek 380 220 165 271,410 137,405 134,005
Italian 1,715 875 840 1,587,965 794,525 793,445
Kosovar 0 0 0 2,865 1,470 1,395
Macedonian 20 0 20 43,110 21,650 21,460
Maltese 135 80 50 41,920 20,955 20,965
Montenegrin 10 10 0 4,160 2,180 1,985
Portuguese 1,215 595 615 482,605 239,360 243,250
Serbian 55 40 15 96,530 49,095 47,440
Sicilian 10 0 10 6,940 3,500 3,435
Slovenian 15 0 10 40,470 20,105 20,365
Spanish 1,105 475 635 396,460 184,520 211,945
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 110 35 10 25 38,480 18,620 19,860
Southern European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 111 20 10 10 2,170 1,030 1,135
Other European origins 1,065 550 520 226,695 115,110 111,580
Basque 65 45 20 6,965 3,690 3,275
Jewish 285 140 140 143,660 72,625 71,035
Roma (Gypsy) 100 55 45 4,630 2,195 2,440
Slavic, n.o.s.Census data footnote 112 0 0 10 4,870 2,560 2,310
Other European origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 113 615 315 305 67,890 34,730 33,160
Caribbean origins 885 455 430 749,155 349,810 399,345
Antiguan 10 10 0 4,500 2,115 2,385
Bahamian 10 10 0 3,675 1,915 1,760
Barbadian 95 55 40 37,780 17,745 20,035
Bermudan 25 10 20 3,075 1,435 1,640
Carib 0 0 0 3,030 1,175 1,860
Cuban 140 85 55 29,065 13,800 15,270
Dominican 25 20 0 23,130 11,000 12,125
Grenadian 0 0 0 17,915 7,835 10,080
Guadeloupean 0 0 0 1,125 515 605
Haitian 25 10 10 165,095 76,460 88,635
Jamaican 395 185 210 309,485 145,080 164,410
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0 2,915 1,460 1,460
Martinican 0 0 0 2,010 900 1,110
Montserratan 0 0 0 930 460 470
Puerto Rican 10 10 0 3,405 1,645 1,765
St. Lucian 0 0 0 8,985 4,095 4,890
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 100 50 50 78,965 37,325 41,635
Vincentian/Grenadinian 0 0 0 17,420 7,475 9,945
West Indian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 114 60 20 40 70,270 31,625 38,645
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 115 40 20 25 26,830 12,520 14,310
Latin, Central and South American origins 925 410 520 674,640 325,210 349,430
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya) 10 0 10 22,725 10,875 11,850
Arawak 0 0 0 1,440 610 830
Argentinian 70 40 35 20,680 10,130 10,545
Belizean 10 0 10 1,755 915 845
Bolivian 25 15 10 5,055 2,480 2,580
Brazilian 45 20 25 36,830 17,380 19,455
Chilean 25 10 20 45,190 22,280 22,910
Colombian 160 80 80 96,325 45,590 50,735
Costa Rican 0 0 0 5,535 2,680 2,855
Ecuadorian 55 30 30 25,405 11,995 13,415
Guatemalan 40 15 25 26,275 13,360 12,915
Guyanese 55 35 25 84,275 39,530 44,745
Hispanic 50 25 30 11,055 5,380 5,670
Honduran 25 0 20 10,650 5,235 5,415
Maya 30 15 20 6,285 3,350 2,940
Mexican 245 90 150 128,485 62,890 65,595
Nicaraguan 20 10 15 13,705 6,650 7,055
Panamanian 0 0 0 4,700 2,210 2,495
Paraguayan 0 0 0 4,325 2,165 2,160
Peruvian 30 10 15 42,145 19,645 22,505
Salvadorean 15 10 0 66,220 32,960 33,255
Uruguayan 0 0 0 6,795 3,390 3,410
Venezuelan 75 45 30 26,345 12,220 14,125
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 116 75 25 45 28,455 13,930 14,525
African origins 2,705 1,470 1,240 1,067,930 539,805 528,120
Central and West African origins 750 430 320 230,110 118,040 112,070
Akan 0 10 0 1,955 1,090 870
Angolan 0 0 0 2,960 1,475 1,480
Ashanti 10 10 0 1,585 855 735
Beninese 0 0 0 4,995 2,670 2,320
Burkinabe 0 0 0 3,150 1,665 1,485
Cameroonian 35 15 25 24,615 12,390 12,230
Chadian 0 0 0 1,845 955 885
Congolese 130 80 55 38,365 18,925 19,440
Edo 0 0 0 1,945 1,095 855
Ewe 0 0 0 845 470 375
Gabonese 0 0 0 1,405 660 750
Gambian 0 0 0 975 495 475
Ghanaian 65 40 20 35,495 17,720 17,770
Guinean 0 0 0 7,240 3,785 3,455
Ibo 20 20 0 5,315 2,850 2,470
Ivorian 15 10 10 10,935 5,485 5,450
Liberian 15 0 10 2,485 1,130 1,360
Malian 0 10 0 4,490 2,280 2,210
Malinké 0 0 0 1,125 585 535
Nigerian 360 190 170 51,835 27,025 24,805
Peulh 0 0 0 2,435 1,270 1,170
Senegalese 0 0 0 10,175 5,500 4,670
Sierra Leonean 0 0 10 2,620 1,330 1,295
Togolese 10 0 0 5,300 2,870 2,430
Wolof 0 0 0 840 495 345
Yoruba 80 65 10 9,585 5,075 4,515
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 117 30 25 10 15,380 7,940 7,445
North African origins 630 380 250 355,045 185,775 169,270
Algerian 20 20 10 67,335 34,755 32,580
Berber 25 10 10 37,060 19,685 17,375
Coptic 0 0 0 3,535 1,860 1,680
Dinka 0 0 0 900 500 400
Egyptian 320 185 135 99,140 51,730 47,410
Libyan 165 85 75 7,740 4,135 3,605
Maure 0 0 0 1,190 655 535
Moroccan 40 35 10 103,940 54,005 49,945
Sudanese 75 60 20 19,960 10,315 9,645
Tunisian 0 0 0 25,645 13,985 11,665
North African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 118 0 0 0 6,115 3,320 2,795
Southern and East African origins 610 340 270 260,145 128,325 131,815
Afrikaner 0 0 0 1,870 955 915
Amhara 10 0 0 1,530 815 715
Bantu, n.o.s.Census data footnote 119 0 0 0 3,965 2,175 1,785
Burundian 25 15 10 10,990 5,405 5,580
Djiboutian 0 0 0 1,710 790 920
Eritrean 55 25 25 25,255 12,830 12,430
Ethiopian 70 45 25 44,065 21,680 22,385
Harari 0 0 0 665 355 305
Kenyan 10 10 0 10,915 5,230 5,685
Malagasy 0 0 0 4,500 2,175 2,325
Mauritian 20 10 10 9,325 4,655 4,665
Oromo 10 0 0 3,350 1,745 1,605
Rwandan 0 0 0 10,775 5,065 5,705
Seychellois 20 10 10 1,285 575 710
Somali 30 15 15 62,550 30,215 32,330
South African 120 75 50 41,375 20,575 20,800
Tanzanian 40 35 0 4,710 2,400 2,310
Tigrian 0 0 0 2,155 1,160 995
Ugandan 55 30 30 5,705 2,875 2,830
Zambian 35 25 10 1,860 935 920
Zimbabwean 110 40 70 8,090 3,975 4,110
Zulu 0 0 0 945 475 475
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 120 65 25 40 17,305 8,445 8,860
Other African origins 805 365 435 239,560 116,400 123,165
Black, n.o.s.Census data footnote 121 65 35 30 30,385 14,015 16,370
Other African origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 122 755 345 415 212,005 103,790 108,215
Asian origins 10,095 5,240 4,850 6,095,235 2,958,120 3,137,115
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 2,660 1,365 1,295 1,011,145 518,170 492,980
Afghan 10 0 10 83,995 42,320 41,675
Arab, n.o.s.Census data footnote 123 355 200 160 111,400 58,930 52,475
Armenian 55 20 30 63,810 31,505 32,305
Assyrian 0 10 0 13,835 7,115 6,720
Azerbaijani 10 0 10 6,425 3,230 3,200
Georgian 0 0 0 4,775 2,430 2,345
Hazara 0 0 0 1,515 810 705
Iranian 215 110 110 210,405 106,565 103,840
Iraqi 265 145 115 70,925 35,965 34,955
Israeli 0 0 0 28,735 15,065 13,675
Jordanian 135 80 50 14,250 7,520 6,735
Kazakh 15 0 10 3,330 1,615 1,710
Kurd 10 0 0 16,315 8,810 7,515
Kuwaiti 15 0 10 2,235 1,185 1,055
Kyrgyz 0 0 0 1,060 510 550
Lebanese 995 465 530 219,555 112,970 106,590
Palestinian 95 60 35 44,820 23,900 20,920
Pashtun 0 0 0 4,810 2,565 2,245
Saudi Arabian 35 20 15 6,810 3,935 2,880
Syrian 335 170 165 77,045 38,445 38,600
Tajik 60 15 40 2,905 1,410 1,495
Tatar 0 0 0 4,825 2,155 2,670
Turk 100 75 25 63,955 32,855 31,100
Turkmen 10 0 0 1,040 540 500
Uighur 0 0 0 1,555 775 785
Uzbek 20 10 0 3,920 1,920 2,000
Yemeni 0 0 0 6,645 3,335 3,305
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 124 40 20 20 25,280 13,180 12,100
South Asian origins 2,740 1,570 1,175 1,963,330 993,595 969,735
Bangladeshi 240 155 85 45,940 23,645 22,300
Bengali 60 35 25 22,900 11,730 11,180
Bhutanese 50 40 10 3,600 1,765 1,835
East Indian 1,820 1,020 805 1,374,710 694,990 679,720
Goan 0 0 0 6,070 2,915 3,155
Gujarati 0 0 0 8,350 4,305 4,050
Kashmiri 0 0 0 3,115 1,605 1,510
Nepali 95 60 40 17,140 8,715 8,420
Pakistani 335 215 120 215,555 110,420 105,140
Punjabi 40 25 20 118,400 61,155 57,240
Sinhalese 10 0 0 7,285 3,605 3,685
Sri Lankan 120 65 55 152,595 75,010 77,585
Tamil 55 35 20 48,670 24,845 23,825
South Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 125 90 25 60 76,400 38,815 37,585
East and Southeast Asian origins 4,735 2,315 2,420 3,163,360 1,467,205 1,696,155
Burmese 35 15 10 9,335 4,535 4,795
Cambodian (Khmer) 25 20 0 38,490 18,515 19,980
Chinese 2,700 1,435 1,265 1,769,195 836,150 933,045
Filipino 1,525 615 910 837,130 369,105 468,025
Hmong 0 0 0 805 420 390
Indonesian 70 35 35 21,390 9,950 11,440
Japanese 100 35 70 121,485 53,415 68,070
Karen 35 25 10 4,510 2,275 2,240
Korean 100 35 60 198,210 93,680 104,525
Laotian 25 10 20 24,580 12,190 12,390
Malaysian 120 70 50 16,920 7,735 9,185
Mongolian 10 10 10 7,480 3,560 3,915
Singaporean 0 0 0 2,850 1,325 1,520
Taiwanese 30 20 10 36,510 16,570 19,945
Thai 65 35 30 19,010 7,330 11,680
Tibetan 15 10 0 8,040 4,055 3,985
Vietnamese 75 40 35 240,615 115,935 124,680
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 126 10 0 0 6,500 3,150 3,355
Other Asian origins 45 30 15 22,745 11,280 11,460
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 127 45 30 15 22,740 11,280 11,460
Oceania origins 240 115 125 85,470 43,030 42,440
Australian 165 75 85 42,315 21,710 20,605
New Zealander 25 15 10 15,395 8,065 7,330
Pacific Islands origins 45 20 25 29,485 14,240 15,250
Fijian 0 0 10 19,375 9,280 10,090
Hawaiian 10 0 0 3,295 1,500 1,795
Maori 0 0 0 2,500 1,310 1,195
Polynesian, n.o.s.Census data footnote 128 10 0 10 1,530 725 805
Samoan 10 10 0 1,100 625 475
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.Census data footnote 129 15 10 0 2,335 1,145 1,185

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Newfoundland and Labrador [Province] 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 June 26, 2022).

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