Demographics of Vancouver - Ethnic Origin - Tables of Ethnicities (for Census Metropolitan Area) - Ethnicities

Ethnicities

Vancouver has more interracial couples and less residential segregation than Canada's two largest cities, Toronto and Montreal. In total, 7.2% of married and common-law couples in Greater Vancouver are interracial; double the Canadian average of 3.2%, and higher than in Toronto (6.1%) and Montreal (3.5%).

In the city of Vancouver, 47.1% of the population are members of visible minority groups as of the 2001 Census.

Aboriginal peoples, who make up less than two percent of the city's population, are not considered a visible minority group by Statistics Canada.

Canada 2006 Census Population % of Total
Population
Ethnicity White 268,720 47.0
Chinese 168,215 29.4
South Asian 32,515 5.7
Filipino 28,605 5.0
Southeast Asian 14,850 2.6
Japanese 9,730 1.7
Korean 8,780 1.5
Latin American 8,225 1.4
First Nations 7,510 1.3
Mixed visible minority 7,320 1.3
Black 5,290 0.9
West Asian 5,355 0.9
M├ętis 3,230 0.6
Arab 1,875 0.3
Other visible minority 990 0.2
Inuit 40 0
Total population 571,600 100

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