Table 13.6 Population, by selected ethnic origins, 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 13.6 population total responses, single responses and multiple responses, calculated using number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Total responses Single responsesNote 1 Multiple responsesNote 2
  number
Total population 31,241,030 18,319,580 12,921,445
Canadian 10,066,290 5,748,725 4,317,570
English 6,570,015 1,367,125 5,202,890
French 4,941,210 1,230,535 3,710,675
Scottish 4,719,850 568,515 4,151,340
Irish 4,354,155 491,030 3,863,125
German 3,179,425 670,640 2,508,785
Italian 1,445,335 741,045 704,285
Chinese 1,346,510 1,135,365 211,145
North American Indian 1,253,615 512,150 741,470
Ukrainian 1,209,085 300,590 908,495
Dutch (Netherlands) 1,035,965 303,400 732,560
Polish 984,565 269,375 715,190
East Indian 962,665 780,175 182,495
Russian 500,600 98,245 402,355
Welsh 440,965 27,115 413,855
Filipino 436,190 321,390 114,800
Norwegian 432,515 44,790 387,725
Portuguese 410,850 262,230 148,625
Métis 409,065 77,295 331,770
British Isles, not included elsewhere 403,915 94,145 309,770
Swedish 334,765 28,445 306,325
Spanish 325,730 67,475 258,255
American 316,350 28,785 287,565
Hungarian (Magyar) 315,510 88,685 226,820
Jewish 315,120 134,045 181,070
Greek 242,685 145,250 97,435
Jamaican 231,110 134,320 96,785
Danish 200,035 33,770 166,265
Austrian 194,255 27,060 167,195
Romanian 192,170 79,650 112,515
Vietnamese 180,125 136,445 43,685
Belgian 168,910 33,670 135,240
Lebanese 165,150 103,855 61,295
Québécois 146,585 96,835 49,750
Korean 146,550 137,790 8,755
African, not included elsewhere 138,750 52,745 86,005
Swiss 137,775 25,180 112,600
Finnish 131,040 30,195 100,850
Pakistani 124,730 89,605 35,125
Iranian 121,510 99,225 22,280
1. The respondent reported having only one ethnic origin.
2. The respondent reported having more than one ethnic origin.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.
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