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Ethnocultural Portrait of Canada: Highlight Tables, 2001 Census

Selected Ethnic Origins1, for Census Subdivisions (Municipalities) With 5,000-plus Population - 20% Sample Data

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Ethnic origins
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Total population 78,015 44,655 33,360
Canadian 25,095 12,220 12,875
English 22,880 6,095 16,785
Italian 15,425 9,370 6,065
Scottish 13,910 2,230 11,685
Irish 11,200 1,270 9,930
French 8,710 1,360 7,345
German 8,635 1,695 6,940
Dutch (Netherlands) 2,920 900 2,025
Polish 2,890 985 1,910
Ukrainian 2,630 730 1,895
Hungarian (Magyar) 1,790 615 1,180
North American Indian 1,490 270 1,215
Welsh 1,100 175 930
American (USA) 1,095 160 940
Serbian 1,060 720 340
Chinese 985 725 260
Yugoslav, n.i.e. 700 395 300
Filipino 575 470 110
East Indian 545 390 160
British, n.i.e. 505 210 300
Greek 465 210 260
Romanian 450 165 285
Spanish 415 80 335
Russian 410 90 325
Austrian 355 10 340
Croatian 355 140 225
Slovak 335 130 205
Vietnamese 325 290 35
Norwegian 320 0 320
Korean 310 305 10
Danish 270 40 230
Métis 260 10 250
Japanese 250 200 50
Portuguese 245 125 125
Swedish 230 20 210
Finnish 215 55 160
Czech 210 75 130
Bulgarian 205 140 60
Swiss 195 25 170
Jewish 190 50 140
Belgian 165 60 105
Lebanese 165 125 40
African (Black), n.i.e. 150 15 135
Jamaican 145 55 95
Slovenian 140 50 85
Black 130 120 10
Lithuanian 120 40 70
Czechoslovakian 115 30 90
Mexican 110 45 70
Arab, n.i.e. 105 90 20
Pakistani 105 75 25
Colombian 100 100 10
Macedonian 100 30 70
Estonian 95 10 80
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 90 40 55
Turk 85 45 40
West Indian 85 35 50
Icelandic 75 0 65
Guyanese 70 30 45
Latvian 70 60 10
Egyptian 65 50 15
Maltese 65 0 60
Acadian 55 0 60
Australian 55 0 55
Iranian 45 25 25
European, n.i.e. 40 20 20
Armenian 30 10 25
Iraqi 30 0 25
Salvadorean 30 35 0
South African 30 0 30
Bosnian 25 20 0
Peruvian 25 25 0
Scandinavian, n.i.e. 25 0 30
South Asian, n.i.e. 25 25 0
Syrian 25 15 10
Cambodian 15 10 10
Laotian 15 0 10
Latin/Central/South American, n.i.e. 15 10 10
Québécois 15 0 10
Barbadian 10 0 15
Ghanaian 10 0 0
Tamil 10 10 0
Afghan 0 0 0
Algerian 0 0 0
Chilean 0 0 0
Ethiopian 0 0 0
Haitian 0 0 0
Inuit 0 0 0
Moroccan 0 0 0
Punjabi 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
Sri Lankan 0 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0

n.i.e.: not included elsewhere

1 Includes origins with total response counts of 15,000 or more for Canada.

2 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.


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