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Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations - 20% sample data

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Ethnic origins Total responses1 Single responses Multiple responses1
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Montréal, CMA (Que.) !      
Total population2 3,588,520 2,591,830 996,690
Canadian 1,670,655 1,119,010 551,645
French 936,990 362,445 574,540
Italian 260,345 161,905 98,440
Irish 216,410 37,155 179,255
English 148,095 25,380 122,715
Scottish 119,365 15,735 103,635
Haitian 85,785 70,155 15,630
Chinese 82,665 67,990 14,670
German 78,315 13,785 64,530
North American Indian 74,565 12,755 61,805
Québécois 72,445 48,300 24,145
Jewish 68,485 37,560 30,925
Greek 61,770 45,555 16,215
Spanish 56,770 16,865 39,900
Lebanese 53,455 37,945 15,505
Polish 51,920 17,500 34,420
Portuguese 46,535 32,050 14,485
East Indian 39,305 29,700 9,605
Romanian 36,275 24,025 12,250
Russian 35,800 10,685 25,115
Moroccan 33,270 22,205 11,065
Vietnamese 30,505 24,820 5,685
Arab, n.i.e.3 29,770 20,640 9,135
Ukrainian 26,150 8,225 17,930
Belgian 25,815 7,800 18,015
African, n.i.e.3 25,660 12,795 12,860
Filipino 24,900 19,465 5,435
Algerian 22,435 16,465 5,965
Armenian 21,765 15,385 6,380
American 20,845 2,575 18,270
Hungarian (Magyar) 19,240 6,590 12,650
British Isles, n.i.e.3 17,000 2,585 14,415
Egyptian 16,550 8,210 8,340
Acadian 14,175 4,655 9,520
Dutch (Netherlands) 13,985 2,635 11,350
Salvadorean 13,680 9,845 3,835
Syrian 13,450 7,025 6,420
Berber 12,295 8,080 4,210
Mexican 11,650 6,750 4,900
Pakistani 11,400 8,640 2,760
Iranian 11,290 9,055 2,230
Peruvian 11,255 7,185 4,070
Jamaican 11,130 6,010 5,125
Sri Lankan 10,710 9,050 1,660
Swiss 10,640 2,435 8,205
Métis 10,515 1,870 8,650
Turk 10,345 6,045 4,300
Chilean 10,165 5,805 4,355
Cambodian 9,205 5,705 3,500
Colombian 9,180 6,415 2,760
Austrian 8,970 1,485 7,485
Black 8,720 6,585 2,135
Welsh 7,475 380 7,095
Tunisian 6,560 4,495 2,060
Guatemalan 6,310 3,740 2,570
Bulgarian 6,025 4,635 1,390
Bangladeshi 5,975 5,320 655
Dominican, n.o.s.4 5,310 2,585 2,725
West Indian 5,250 2,155 3,100
Laotian 5,145 3,840 1,310
Barbadian 5,085 2,200 2,885
Afghan 4,945 4,595 350
Lithuanian 4,865 1,285 3,580
Korean 4,850 4,410 440
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 4,635 1,805 2,830
Latin, Central or South American, n.i.e.3 4,635 3,405 1,230
Czech 4,615 1,435 3,180
Palestinian 4,585 2,615 1,970
Congolese, n.o.s.4 4,270 3,305 965
Congolese (Zairian) 4,215 3,385 835
Swedish 4,030 565 3,470
Croatian 4,025 1,970 2,055
Japanese 3,860 2,035 1,820
Norwegian 3,635 455 3,175
Yugoslav, n.i.e.3 3,605 1,300 2,305
European, n.i.e.3 3,455 1,590 1,865
South Asian, n.i.e.3 3,415 3,040 380
Venezuelan 3,345 1,325 2,020
Slovak 3,345 1,285 2,060
Danish 3,315 635 2,675
Cuban 3,215 1,090 2,125
Aboriginal from Central/South America 2,960 465 2,490
Guyanese 2,865 1,415 1,450
Bengali 2,840 2,375 465
Serbian 2,715 1,540 1,175
Cameroonian 2,705 2,170 535
Argentinian 2,690 535 2,155
Iraqi 2,655 1,525 1,125
Honduran 2,620 1,835 780
Ghanaian 2,350 1,825 530
Israeli 2,310 555 1,750
Tamil 2,215 1,120 1,100
Vincentian/Grenadinian 2,195 1,175 1,020
Brazilian 2,120 475 1,645
Caribbean, n.i.e.3 2,105 865 1,245
Senegalese 2,070 1,165 900
Slovenian 1,980 1,010 965
Albanian 1,910 1,535 375
Finnish 1,850 445 1,410
Czechoslovakian 1,845 385 1,460
Punjabi 1,830 1,115 715
Nicaraguan 1,670 780 890
Mauritian 1,640 665 985
Guinean, n.o.s.4 1,555 985 570
Rwandan 1,515 1,110 405
West Asian, n.i.e.3 1,490 945 545
Basque 1,445 225 1,220
Latvian 1,405 380 1,030
Grenadian 1,385 750 635
Ecuadorian 1,375 715 660
Burundian 1,300 1,160 140
Panamanian 1,200 415 785
Inuit 1,185 355 830
Kurd 1,180 905 275
Ivorian 1,175 710 465
Uruguayan 1,160 425 735
Thai 1,100 445 655
East or Southeast Asian, n.i.e.3 1,080 955 120
Taiwanese 1,065 690 375
Bolivian 990 580 405
Byelorussian 970 300 670
Nigerian 960 570 385
Maya 920 335 590
Costa Rican 890 500 395
Malian 890 430 460
Somali 890 810 85
Ethiopian 870 675 195
Jordanian 870 570 300
Malagasy 810 430 380
Flemish 800 150 650
Togolese 800 420 385
Scandinavian, n.i.e.3 790 90 695
Sicilian 770 235 540
Australian 720 45 675
Bosnian 705 440 265
Estonian 700 280 425
Maghrebi, n.i.e.3 680 290 390
Peulh 650 420 230
South African 640 70 570
Maltese 595 65 535
Angolan 585 375 205
Martinican 555 90 460
Indonesian 535 185 350
Seychellois 515 345 170
Malaysian 485 100 385
Macedonian 480 205 275
Bantu 480 230 250
Icelandic 475 90 390
Chadian 465 395 75
Zimbabwean 455 345 110
Luxembourger 450 110 340
Saudi Arabian 440 295 145
Khmer 440 245 195
Gabonese 425 255 170
Tatar 385 135 255
St. Lucian 375 175 205
Mongolian 370 155 210
Cypriot 330 75 250
Gypsy (Roma) 330 65 265
Ontarian 315 65 250
Other provincial or regional groups 315 70 245
New Zealander 315 65 250
Libyan 310 175 135
Azerbaijani 305 110 190
Newfoundlander 300 50 255
Hispanic 295 150 145
Nepali 285 235 50
Puerto Rican 280 25 250
Slav (European) 275 105 170
Assyrian 275 130 145
Georgian 275 95 185
Antiguan 265 75 190
Montserratan 260 110 150
Nova Scotian 225 100 125
Eritrean 225 200 30
Montenegrin 220 125 90
Gambian 220 85 135
Kenyan 215 110 105
Sinhalese 215 155 60
Carib 200 15 185
Kittitian/Nevisian 200 55 145
Bahamian 190 35 155
Pashtun 185 155 30
Burmese 185 35 150
Yemeni 180 25 160
Kashmiri 170 90 80
Yoruba 165 85 80
Kuwaiti 165 100 70
Ugandan 160 95 70
Kosovar 150 65 90
Gujarati 150 40 115
Zulu 140 30 115
Ashanti 135 95 40
Bermudan 130 20 110
Sudanese 120 0 115
Tibetan 110 105 10
Akan 95 75 20
Goan 90 10 80
Belizean 85 25 60
Manx 80 0 75
Amhara 70 70 0
Asian, n.o.s.4 65 25 35
Hawaiian 65 10 60
Afrikaner 60 15 45
Sierra Leonean 40 25 20
Singaporean 40 10 30
Paraguayan 35 10 25
Ibo 35 35 0
Cornish 30 0 25
Frisian 30 0 25
Tanzanian 30 0 30
East African 25 10 15
Samoan 25 0 30
Polynesian 20 0 15
Zambian 15 0 10
Maori 15 0 10
Pacific Islander, n.i.e.3 10 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Tigrian 0 0 0
Hmong 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0


Notes:

1. Respondents who reported multiple ethnic origins are counted more than once in this table, as they are included in the multiple responses for each origin they reported. For example, a respondent who reported 'English and Scottish' would be included in the multiple responses for English and for Scottish.

2. This is a total population count. The sum of the ethnic groups in this table is greater than the total population count because a person may report more than one ethnic origin in the census.

3. The abbreviation 'n.i.e.' means 'not included elsewhere.'

4. The abbreviation 'n.o.s.' means 'not otherwise specified.'

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