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Statistics Canada - Government of Canada
Summary table
  People of Vietnamese origin Total Canadian population
Men Women Total Men Women Total
Total population (in thousands) 74.8 76.6 151.4 14,564.3 15,074.8 29,639.0
Percentage change between 1996 and 2001 9.0 12.3 10.7 3.7 4.1 3.9
Percentage immigrant 69.9 71.4 70.7 18.0 18.7 18.4
Percentage with Canadian citizenship 92.1 89.5 90.8 94.9 94.5 94.7
Language
Percentage able to speak English or French 91.4 84.9 88.1 98.8 98.2 98.4
Percentage speaking only non-official language at home 66.6 68.3 67.4 9.6 9.9 9.7
Age distribution
Percentage aged less than 15 25.7 24.8 25.2 20.2 18.6 19.4
Percentage aged 25 to 44 37.9 37.4 37.7 30.4 30.6 30.5
Percentage aged 65 and over 4.2 5.9 5.0 10.9 13.4 12.2
Family status
Percentage lone parents1 3.0 13.1 8.1 2.1 8.7 5.5
Percentage living alone1 5.4 3.4 4.3 11.3 13.7 12.5
Percentage seniors living alone 6.1 9.1 7.8 16.8 38.3 28.9
Education, employment and income
Percentage with university degree 15.2 10.9 13.0 16.0 14.9 15.4
Percentage employed 68.5 55.6 61.9 67.2 56.1 61.5
Unemployment rate 8.7 10.0 9.3 7.6 7.2 7.4
Percentage with low income 25.6 29.1 27.4 14.7 17.7 16.2
1. Includes people aged 15 and over
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census of Canada