Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population
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Education
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Characteristic Mississauga, City (CY)More information:
Ontario
[Census subdivision]
Counts
Total Men+ Women+
Visible minority
Total - Visible minority for the population in private households - 25% sample data117 712,825 349,875 362,950
Total visible minority population118 441,480 215,950 225,520
South Asian 180,800 91,790 89,010
Chinese 52,095 24,770 27,325
Black 49,220 22,640 26,575
Filipino 38,335 17,390 20,945
Arab 42,805 21,920 20,885
Latin American 17,325 7,905 9,415
Southeast Asian 17,165 8,195 8,965
West Asian 8,510 4,305 4,200
Korean 5,825 2,805 3,020
Japanese 2,115 925 1,190
Visible minority, n.i.e.119 10,890 5,220 5,670
Multiple visible minorities 16,410 8,075 8,330
Not a visible minority120 271,345 133,925 137,425
Ethnic or cultural origin
Total - Ethnic or cultural origin for the population in private households - 25% sample data121 712,825 349,875 362,945
Canadian 42,315 21,530 20,790
English 46,415 23,000 23,415
Irish 39,785 19,520 20,265
Scottish 36,800 17,910 18,890
French, n.o.s.122 15,425 7,195 8,230
German 19,285 9,635 9,650
Chinese 55,350 26,310 29,045
Italian 38,075 19,230 18,845
Indian (India) 90,560 45,830 44,730
Ukrainian 17,350 8,410 8,940
Dutch 6,125 2,945 3,185
Polish 36,095 17,275 18,820
Québécois 445 235 215
British Isles, n.o.s.123 12,325 6,035 6,290
Filipino 37,325 17,115 20,210
French Canadian 3,120 1,520 1,600
Caucasian (White), n.o.s.124 4,980 2,510 2,465
First Nations (North American Indian), n.o.s.125 1,615 835 785
Métis 1,460 750 715
European, n.o.s.126 6,500 3,155 3,345
Russian 6,265 2,795 3,470
Norwegian 1,235 605 630
Welsh 3,880 1,815 2,065
Portuguese 27,845 13,555 14,290
American 3,425 1,620 1,795
Spanish 9,865 4,515 5,350
Swedish 1,420 725 695
Hungarian 3,945 1,850 2,095
Acadian 600 340 265
Pakistani 41,025 20,915 20,110
African, n.o.s.127 9,710 4,560 5,145
Jewish 2,065 1,000 1,060
Punjabi 10,725 5,625 5,100
Vietnamese 15,010 7,250 7,765
Arab, n.o.s.128 16,645 8,490 8,155
Greek 5,890 2,980 2,910
Jamaican 15,860 7,065 8,795
Asian, n.o.s.129 9,685 4,670 5,020
Cree, n.o.s.130 100 45 55
Korean 6,025 2,890 3,140
Romanian 3,755 1,845 1,910
Lebanese 4,645 2,270 2,375
Iranian 3,165 1,675 1,490
Christian, n.i.e.131 6,110 2,960 3,150
Danish 990 535 460
North American Indigenous, n.o.s.132 540 260 280
Sikh 6,110 3,190 2,920
Austrian 1,940 965 975
Belgian 665 335 330
Haitian 300 160 140
Hindu 11,545 5,960 5,580
Mexican 2,350 1,110 1,240
Mennonite 200 115 85
Swiss 980 490 495
Finnish 995 500 500
Sri Lankan 7,370 3,610 3,765
Croatian 7,955 4,085 3,875
Japanese 2,875 1,315 1,560
South Asian, n.o.s.133 10,410 5,095 5,315
Mi'kmaq, n.o.s.134 415 205 205
Northern European, n.o.s.135 725 365 355
Muslim 10,055 5,150 4,910
Egyptian 9,950 5,160 4,795
Latin, Central or South American, n.o.s.136 3,455 1,660 1,795
Tamil 6,505 3,305 3,200
Icelandic 200 95 105
Colombian 3,820 1,830 1,985
Moroccan 530 205 325
Czech 1,485 670 815
Syrian 6,385 3,210 3,180
Guyanese 6,165 2,920 3,240
Afghan 4,085 2,055 2,035
Black, n.o.s.137 4,015 1,875 2,140
Serbian 4,680 2,395 2,290
Ojibway 300 165 135
Newfoundlander 750 390 360
Hong Konger 2,595 1,195 1,400
Ontarian 1,060 510 550
Persian 1,685 930 755
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 5,460 2,545 2,910
Turkish 3,150 1,655 1,495
Inuit, n.o.s.138 45 15 25
Bangladeshi 2,740 1,415 1,330
Algerian 355 190 170
Brazilian 1,630 745 895
Nigerian 2,470 1,225 1,245
Armenian 1,295 600 690
Slovak 1,385 710 670
Eastern European, n.o.s.139 1,275 605 675
Somali 2,165 935 1,230
Taiwanese 1,415 620 800
Iraqi 5,695 2,875 2,820
Salvadorean 940 440 500
African Caribbean 3,695 1,620 2,075
East or Southeast Asian, n.o.s.140 3,210 1,500 1,710
West or Central Asian or Middle Eastern, n.o.s.141 4,730 2,425 2,310
Caribbean, n.o.s.142 3,050 1,345 1,705
Algonquin 85 60 30
West Indian, n.o.s.143 4,120 1,935 2,185
Lithuanian 1,160 535 625
South African 1,030 510 520
Australian 475 255 220
Palestinian 6,080 3,100 2,980
Chilean 1,225 565 660
Congolese 285 130 155
Nova Scotian 365 140 225
Ethiopian 740 360 385
Hispanic, n.o.s.144 1,565 715 850
Peruvian 1,580 725 855
Yoruba 1,220 650 570
Cambodian (Khmer) 295 140 155
Berber 180 80 95
Albanian 3,830 1,895 1,935
Maltese 2,985 1,500 1,485
Macedonian 2,070 980 1,090
Slovenian 2,470 1,190 1,280
Western European, n.o.s.145 300 170 130
New Brunswicker 105 45 60
Gujarati 2,210 1,130 1,080
Eritrean 490 240 250
African Canadian 1,315 665 650
Israeli 360 190 175
Mohawk 180 110 70
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.146 320 140 185
Bulgarian 1,395 705 700
Albertan 25 15 10
Ghanaian 1,540 745 795
Barbadian 1,380 600 785
African American 780 330 445
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.147 750 390 360
Tunisian 155 75 75
Slavic, n.o.s.148 1,540 780 765
Cuban 965 475 500
Bosnian 2,125 1,065 1,060
Venezuelan 930 420 505
Innu/Montagnais, n.o.s.149 0 0 0
Latvian 440 170 265
Bengali 1,560 780 780
Cameroonian 75 20 55
Guatemalan 565 280 285
Indonesian 1,180 520 660
Laotian 380 140 240
Ilocano 755 405 355
Northern Irish 545 280 265
Celtic, n.o.s.150 240 145 95
British Columbian 20 15 0
Ecuadorian 1,305 560 745
Franco Ontarian 90 45 45
Argentinian 790 420 375
Estonian 385 195 195
Kurdish 490 260 230
Fijian 220 95 125
Jatt 690 380 310
North American, n.o.s.151 185 100 85
Coptic 3,860 1,895 1,960
Thai 300 125 180
Dominican 560 260 300
Nepali 1,005 480 530
Kabyle 25 0 20
Assyrian 1,120 600 520
Igbo 465 225 235
Byelorussian 535 225 310
Dene, n.o.s.152 0 0 0
Blackfoot, n.o.s.153 30 20 10
Abenaki 0 0 0
Moldovan 220 105 120
Iroquois (Haudenosaunee), n.o.s.154 80 55 25
New Zealander 85 45 45
Sudanese 945 460 485
Breton 0 0 0
Pennsylvania Dutch 165 70 95
Malaysian 605 275 330
Plains Cree 40 15 20
North African, n.o.s.155 290 140 150
Huron (Wendat) 55 20 30
Saskatchewanian 35 15 25
Buddhist 705 345 360
Gaspesian 35 20 15
Norman 10 0 10
Southern or East African, n.o.s.156 720 310 410
Ivorian 245 130 115
Saulteaux 0 0 0
Anishinaabe, n.o.s.157 10 0 10
Burundian 35 15 15
Tigrinya 25 20 15
Nicaraguan 340 175 165
Mauritian 805 410 400
Kenyan 515 245 280
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Vincentian 580 255 325
Jordanian 1,360 710 655
Manitoban 45 10 30
Cape Bretoner 50 30 15
Rwandan 100 60 35
Grenadian 665 335 330
Malayali 965 465 490
Chaldean 725 370 355
Sinhalese 840 415 430
Mayan 190 125 70
Honduran 195 85 110
Cherokee 35 20 20
Qalipu Mi'kmaq 65 30 30
Indo-Caribbean 840 375 470
Flemish 75 25 40
United Empire Loyalist 125 65 60
Senegalese 40 15 25
Azerbaijani 110 45 60
Sicilian 175 95 80
Pashtun 1,205 650 555
Malay 510 255 250
Goan 2,125 1,045 1,080
Bantu, n.o.s.158 135 90 45
Tibetan 310 160 155
Zimbabwean 195 100 100
Burmese 230 105 125
Mongolian 275 170 110
Azorean 640 305 335
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Bamileke 0 0 0
Indo-Guyanese 620 275 345
Ugandan 170 75 100
Oromo 70 50 20
Tanzanian 370 150 215
Yemeni 490 255 230
Central African 45 15 30
Libyan 265 125 145
Basque 90 50 30
Uruguayan 475 195 280
Akan, n.o.s.159 350 155 190
Central or West African, n.o.s.160 145 95 55
Igorot 95 50 45
Fulani 85 45 45
Woodland Cree 0 0 0
Guinean 60 20 40
St. Lucian 235 105 135
Prince Edward Islander 55 35 20
Maliseet 0 0 0
Beninese 125 55 65
Telugu 740 405 335
Roma 160 90 70
Costa Rican 165 85 80
African Nova Scotian 145 55 90
Malagasy 55 20 35
Kashmiri 630 325 305
Singaporean 180 105 85
Karen 0 0 0
Edo 330 170 160
Tajik 330 180 150
Amhara 50 25 25
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Religion
Total - Religion for the population in private households - 25% sample data161 712,825 349,880 362,950
Buddhist 14,300 6,575 7,725
Christian 355,735 166,755 188,980
Christian, n.o.s.162 51,655 23,720 27,935
Anabaptist 325 160 170
Anglican 14,605 6,670 7,935
Baptist 5,865 2,680 3,185
Catholic 216,650 102,975 113,675
Christian Orthodox 25,625 12,390 13,235
Jehovah's Witness 1,905 795 1,110
Latter Day Saints 370 155 210
Lutheran 2,235 1,070 1,170
Methodist and Wesleyan (Holiness) 955 410 545
Pentecostal and other Charismatic 8,315 3,670 4,650
Presbyterian 5,900 2,600 3,300
Reformed 385 190 195
United Church 10,595 4,650 5,945
Other Christian and Christian-related traditions 10,350 4,615 5,730
Hindu 62,520 31,705 30,805
Jewish 1,380 670 710
Muslim 120,965 61,075 59,880
Sikh 24,505 12,645 11,860
Traditional (North American Indigenous) spirituality 20 10 10
Other religions and spiritual traditions 4,465 1,895 2,575
No religion and secular perspectives 128,940 68,550 60,390

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population.

How to cite

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 May 27, 2024).

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