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Ethnic or cultural origin
Total - Ethnic or cultural origin for the population in private households - 25% sample data121 14,031,755 100.0 36,328,475 100.0
Canadian 1,621,655 11.6 5,677,205 15.6
English 2,347,685 16.7 5,322,830 14.7
Irish 1,999,985 14.3 4,413,120 12.1
Scottish 1,937,010 13.8 4,392,200 12.1
French, n.o.s.122 1,039,385 7.4 3,985,945 11.0
German 1,058,075 7.5 2,955,695 8.1
Chinese 821,835 5.9 1,713,870 4.7
Italian 905,105 6.5 1,546,390 4.3
Indian (India) 764,435 5.4 1,347,715 3.7
Ukrainian 342,260 2.4 1,258,635 3.5
Dutch 478,860 3.4 988,585 2.7
Polish 461,090 3.3 982,820 2.7
Québécois 28,035 0.2 981,635 2.7
British Isles, n.o.s.123 462,995 3.3 938,950 2.6
Filipino 355,680 2.5 925,490 2.5
French Canadian 199,845 1.4 906,315 2.5
Caucasian (White), n.o.s.124 221,315 1.6 691,260 1.9
First Nations (North American Indian), n.o.s.125 160,660 1.1 632,340 1.7
Métis 131,780 0.9 560,335 1.5
European, n.o.s.126 182,785 1.3 551,910 1.5
Russian 187,460 1.3 548,140 1.5
Norwegian 62,840 0.4 466,500 1.3
Welsh 188,980 1.3 455,720 1.3
Portuguese 300,600 2.1 448,305 1.2
American 129,750 0.9 353,495 1.0
Spanish 143,840 1.0 342,040 0.9
Swedish 68,260 0.5 334,505 0.9
Hungarian 149,040 1.1 320,150 0.9
Acadian 34,125 0.2 305,170 0.8
Pakistani 212,650 1.5 303,260 0.8
African, n.o.s.127 149,265 1.1 301,955 0.8
Jewish 155,180 1.1 282,015 0.8
Punjabi 119,085 0.8 279,950 0.8
Vietnamese 122,735 0.9 275,530 0.8
Arab, n.o.s.128 110,250 0.8 263,710 0.7
Greek 143,065 1.0 262,140 0.7
Jamaican 201,945 1.4 249,070 0.7
Asian, n.o.s.129 110,750 0.8 226,220 0.6
Cree, n.o.s.130 20,025 0.1 219,855 0.6
Korean 100,025 0.7 217,650 0.6
Romanian 86,435 0.6 215,885 0.6
Lebanese 80,345 0.6 210,605 0.6
Iranian 109,410 0.8 200,465 0.6
Christian, n.i.e.131 73,665 0.5 200,340 0.6
Danish 52,170 0.4 196,945 0.5
North American Indigenous, n.o.s.132 61,790 0.4 194,840 0.5
Sikh 77,805 0.6 194,640 0.5
Austrian 63,920 0.5 189,535 0.5
Belgian 56,860 0.4 182,175 0.5
Haitian 17,930 0.1 178,990 0.5
Hindu 106,970 0.8 166,160 0.5
Mexican 54,725 0.4 155,495 0.4
Mennonite 38,095 0.3 155,095 0.4
Swiss 56,510 0.4 145,570 0.4
Finnish 76,275 0.5 144,055 0.4
Sri Lankan 105,765 0.8 132,410 0.4
Croatian 79,240 0.6 130,820 0.4
Japanese 42,250 0.3 129,425 0.4
South Asian, n.o.s.133 83,435 0.6 120,125 0.3
Mi'kmaq, n.o.s.134 21,650 0.2 111,605 0.3
Northern European, n.o.s.135 31,395 0.2 110,735 0.3
Muslim 62,780 0.4 105,620 0.3
Egyptian 54,210 0.4 105,245 0.3
Latin, Central or South American, n.o.s.136 48,595 0.3 104,765 0.3
Tamil 86,580 0.6 102,170 0.3
Icelandic 13,915 0.1 101,990 0.3
Colombian 39,420 0.3 100,555 0.3
Moroccan 12,300 0.1 99,980 0.3
Czech 39,400 0.3 98,925 0.3
Syrian 42,525 0.3 98,250 0.3
Guyanese 85,455 0.6 97,210 0.3
Afghan 61,255 0.4 96,810 0.3
Black, n.o.s.137 59,655 0.4 94,585 0.3
Serbian 64,415 0.5 93,360 0.3
Ojibway 52,770 0.4 92,220 0.3
Newfoundlander 29,950 0.2 91,670 0.3
Hong Konger 41,120 0.3 81,680 0.2
Ontarian 64,245 0.5 80,555 0.2
Persian 46,445 0.3 80,340 0.2
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 59,110 0.4 77,405 0.2
Turkish 43,555 0.3 76,745 0.2
Inuit, n.o.s.138 6,160 0.0 76,675 0.2
Bangladeshi 47,195 0.3 75,425 0.2
Algerian 4,970 0.0 73,770 0.2
Brazilian 33,905 0.2 71,755 0.2
Nigerian 36,750 0.3 69,540 0.2
Armenian 30,860 0.2 68,850 0.2
Slovak 37,165 0.3 68,210 0.2
Eastern European, n.o.s.139 32,880 0.2 66,780 0.2
Somali 41,640 0.3 65,555 0.2
Taiwanese 17,960 0.1 64,020 0.2
Iraqi 42,980 0.3 59,300 0.2
Salvadorean 24,740 0.2 59,280 0.2
African Caribbean 43,475 0.3 59,050 0.2
East or Southeast Asian, n.o.s.140 32,785 0.2 58,870 0.2
West or Central Asian or Middle Eastern, n.o.s.141 38,000 0.3 58,840 0.2
Caribbean, n.o.s.142 39,165 0.3 57,195 0.2
Algonquin 20,910 0.1 56,070 0.2
West Indian, n.o.s.143 42,575 0.3 52,085 0.1
Lithuanian 29,870 0.2 52,040 0.1
South African 21,965 0.2 49,840 0.1
Australian 14,775 0.1 46,765 0.1
Palestinian 30,365 0.2 45,905 0.1
Chilean 14,370 0.1 45,685 0.1
Congolese 12,815 0.1 45,260 0.1
Nova Scotian 10,195 0.1 44,720 0.1
Ethiopian 20,625 0.1 42,545 0.1
Hispanic, n.o.s.144 22,825 0.2 42,405 0.1
Peruvian 15,260 0.1 42,295 0.1
Yoruba 19,350 0.1 42,075 0.1
Cambodian (Khmer) 15,155 0.1 41,950 0.1
Berber 3,055 0.0 41,700 0.1
Albanian 29,575 0.2 41,620 0.1
Maltese 33,825 0.2 40,670 0.1
Macedonian 35,925 0.3 39,440 0.1
Slovenian 25,085 0.2 38,595 0.1
Western European, n.o.s.145 13,170 0.1 38,520 0.1
New Brunswicker 5,865 0.0 37,670 0.1
Gujarati 25,995 0.2 36,970 0.1
Eritrean 17,165 0.1 36,290 0.1
African Canadian 20,025 0.1 35,395 0.1
Israeli 20,570 0.1 35,345 0.1
Mohawk 20,595 0.1 33,330 0.1
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.146 12,115 0.1 33,135 0.1
Bulgarian 15,900 0.1 33,085 0.1
Albertan 1,185 0.0 32,575 0.1
Ghanaian 20,935 0.1 31,720 0.1
Barbadian 21,205 0.2 31,440 0.1
African American 16,380 0.1 31,430 0.1
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.147 16,400 0.1 30,565 0.1
Tunisian 2,430 0.0 30,465 0.1
Slavic, n.o.s.148 15,800 0.1 30,220 0.1
Cuban 14,785 0.1 30,065 0.1
Bosnian 16,065 0.1 28,490 0.1
Venezuelan 12,885 0.1 28,395 0.1
Innu/Montagnais, n.o.s.149 1,010 0.0 28,225 0.1
Latvian 16,070 0.1 28,140 0.1
Bengali 16,665 0.1 26,675 0.1
Cameroonian 4,295 0.0 26,535 0.1
Guatemalan 10,175 0.1 26,460 0.1
Indonesian 10,645 0.1 26,330 0.1
Laotian 10,870 0.1 25,875 0.1
Ilocano 10,560 0.1 25,575 0.1
Northern Irish 14,875 0.1 25,200 0.1
Celtic, n.o.s.150 10,135 0.1 24,420 0.1
British Columbian 1,020 0.0 24,325 0.1
Ecuadorian 18,835 0.1 24,255 0.1
Franco Ontarian 18,755 0.1 24,110 0.1
Argentinian 11,950 0.1 23,500 0.1
Estonian 14,025 0.1 23,455 0.1
Kurdish 13,495 0.1 23,130 0.1
Fijian 2,345 0.0 23,020 0.1
Jatt 9,195 0.1 22,785 0.1
North American, n.o.s.151 8,040 0.1 22,785 0.1
Coptic 14,845 0.1 22,570 0.1
Thai 7,850 0.1 22,275 0.1
Dominican 8,585 0.1 22,125 0.1
Nepali 11,585 0.1 21,975 0.1
Kabyle 570 0.0 20,565 0.1
Assyrian 17,080 0.1 19,685 0.1
Igbo 8,595 0.1 19,305 0.1
Byelorussian 9,730 0.1 18,850 0.1
Dene, n.o.s.152 285 0.0 18,745 0.1
Blackfoot, n.o.s.153 3,445 0.0 18,545 0.1
Abenaki 1,300 0.0 18,420 0.1
Moldovan 4,295 0.0 18,190 0.1
Iroquois (Haudenosaunee), n.o.s.154 5,550 0.0 17,955 0.0
New Zealander 4,865 0.0 17,755 0.0
Sudanese 9,200 0.1 17,485 0.0
Breton 650 0.0 17,465 0.0
Pennsylvania Dutch 12,085 0.1 17,315 0.0
Malaysian 7,360 0.1 17,050 0.0
Plains Cree 365 0.0 16,570 0.0
North African, n.o.s.155 3,660 0.0 16,315 0.0
Huron (Wendat) 2,070 0.0 15,910 0.0
Saskatchewanian 1,755 0.0 15,780 0.0
Buddhist 8,440 0.1 15,660 0.0
Gaspesian 700 0.0 15,650 0.0
Norman 2,250 0.0 15,340 0.0
Southern or East African, n.o.s.156 9,250 0.1 15,055 0.0
Ivorian 2,270 0.0 15,010 0.0
Saulteaux 735 0.0 14,265 0.0
Anishinaabe, n.o.s.157 6,980 0.0 14,260 0.0
Burundian 4,105 0.0 14,110 0.0
Tigrinya 5,290 0.0 13,910 0.0
Nicaraguan 6,575 0.0 13,840 0.0
Mauritian 5,050 0.0 13,755 0.0
Kenyan 6,970 0.0 13,565 0.0
Oji-Cree 7,300 0.1 13,525 0.0
Vincentian 9,080 0.1 13,245 0.0
Jordanian 9,040 0.1 13,225 0.0
Manitoban 1,505 0.0 13,095 0.0
Cape Bretoner 3,040 0.0 13,065 0.0
Rwandan 3,450 0.0 12,890 0.0
Grenadian 10,250 0.1 12,890 0.0
Malayali 8,100 0.1 12,490 0.0
Chaldean 10,280 0.1 12,115 0.0
Sinhalese 8,060 0.1 12,080 0.0
Mayan 4,085 0.0 11,710 0.0
Honduran 3,735 0.0 10,920 0.0
Cherokee 3,555 0.0 10,825 0.0
Qalipu Mi'kmaq 1,350 0.0 10,750 0.0
Indo-Caribbean 8,830 0.1 10,490 0.0
Flemish 3,565 0.0 10,275 0.0
United Empire Loyalist 6,730 0.0 10,015 0.0
Senegalese 1,155 0.0 9,955 0.0
Azerbaijani 6,235 0.0 9,915 0.0
Sicilian 5,840 0.0 9,835 0.0
Pashtun 6,385 0.0 9,825 0.0
Malay 3,910 0.0 9,795 0.0
Goan 7,930 0.1 9,700 0.0
Bantu, n.o.s.158 3,150 0.0 9,455 0.0
Tibetan 7,380 0.1 9,350 0.0
Zimbabwean 3,780 0.0 9,165 0.0
Burmese 4,290 0.0 9,150 0.0
Mongolian 3,585 0.0 9,090 0.0
Azorean 6,085 0.0 8,970 0.0
Atikamekw 85 0.0 8,400 0.0
Bamileke 1,100 0.0 8,315 0.0
Indo-Guyanese 7,605 0.1 8,310 0.0
Ugandan 4,685 0.0 8,285 0.0
Oromo 3,015 0.0 8,255 0.0
Tanzanian 4,865 0.0 8,140 0.0
Yemeni 5,300 0.0 8,115 0.0
Central African 1,630 0.0 8,080 0.0
Libyan 4,200 0.0 7,945 0.0
Basque 1,515 0.0 7,745 0.0
Uruguayan 4,720 0.0 7,660 0.0
Akan, n.o.s.159 4,055 0.0 7,640 0.0
Central or West African, n.o.s.160 3,605 0.0 7,635 0.0
Igorot 2,245 0.0 7,535 0.0
Fulani 1,165 0.0 7,480 0.0
Woodland Cree 275 0.0 7,415 0.0
Guinean 1,120 0.0 7,390 0.0
St. Lucian 5,850 0.0 7,285 0.0
Prince Edward Islander 1,900 0.0 7,225 0.0
Maliseet 615 0.0 7,220 0.0
Beninese 1,325 0.0 6,810 0.0
Telugu 4,755 0.0 6,670 0.0
Roma 3,470 0.0 6,545 0.0
Costa Rican 2,735 0.0 6,500 0.0
African Nova Scotian 1,650 0.0 6,480 0.0
Malagasy 555 0.0 6,255 0.0
Kashmiri 3,905 0.0 6,165 0.0
Singaporean 2,320 0.0 6,060 0.0
Karen 2,365 0.0 6,050 0.0
Edo 3,515 0.0 5,985 0.0
Tajik 4,150 0.0 5,980 0.0
Amhara 3,135 0.0 5,945 0.0
Paraguayan 855 0.0 5,925 0.0

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2023. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census of Population. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released November 15, 2023.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2021/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed April 13, 2024).

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