Demographics of Edmonton - Ethnicity

Ethnicity

In 2006, people of European ethnicities formed the largest cluster of ethnic groups in Edmonton, mostly of English, Scottish, German, Irish, Ukrainian, and French origin. Also in 2006, visible minorities accounted for 22.9% of the population, while 5.3% of Edmontonians were considered Aboriginal and 71.8% were considered Caucasian.

Visible minority and Aboriginal population
Population group Population (2011) % of total population (2011) Population (2006) % of total population (2006)
White 514,935 64.7% 518,625 71.8%
Visible minority group South Asian 57,500 7.2% 38,225 5.3%
Chinese 49,660 6.2% 45,305 6.3%
Black 30,355 3.8% 19,020 2.6%
Filipino 36,565 4.6% 18,245 2.5%
Latin American 13,330 1.7% 8,650 1.2%
Arab 13,800 1.7% 11,205 1.6%
Southeast Asian 15,480 1.9% 10,635 1.5%
West Asian 6,610 0.8% 2,690 0.4%
Korean 4,565 0.6% 3,440 0.5%
Japanese 2,080 0.3% 1,845 0.3%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 2,150 0.3% 1,255 0.2%
Multiple visible minorities 6,665 0.8% 4,940 0.7%
Total visible minority population 238,755 30% 165,465 22.9%
Aboriginal group First Nations 18,860 2.4% 15,980 2.2%
M├ętis 21,160 2.7% 20,690 2.9%
Inuit 695 0.1% 495 0.1%
Aboriginal, n.i.e. 540 0.1% 625 0.1%
Multiple Aboriginal identities 735 0.1% 375 0.1%
Total Aboriginal population 41,985 5.3% 38,170 5.3%
Total population 795,675 100% 722,260 100%

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