Chinese Canadians

ethnic group; Canadians of Chinese ancestry
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Chinese Canadians are Canadians that come from China or have ancestors that came from China. They are part of the Asian Canadians group. This group usually includes immigrants from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau. Data from StatsCan says that Taiwanese Canadians are a different group of Canadians than Chinese Canadians.[3]

Chinese Canadians
Canadiens chinois (French)
Total population
5.1% of the Canadian population (2016)[1][2]
Regions with significant populations
Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
English, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Min Chinese, Hakka
various other Chinese languages
Christianity, Buddhism, Taoism, Chinese folk religions, Unaffiliated
Related ethnic groups
Hong Kong Canadians, Taiwanese Canadians
Overseas Chinese, Chinese Americans
Chinese Canadians
Traditional Chinese華裔加拿大人
Simplified Chinese华裔加拿大人

Chinese Canadians are five percent of all Canadians. They are the biggest ethnic group that are part of Asian Canadians. Chinese Canadians make up 40% of Asian Canadian people. Most Chinese Canadians live in Ontario and British Columbia.


  1. "Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  2. "Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity in Canada". Statistics Canada. 8 May 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  3. "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 18 January 2019.