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Ethnic Origin Statistics, 1996 Census

 Top Ten Ethnic Origins in Peel (Single Response)


Peel Number Percent
Total population by ethnic origin, single response 583,926 100.00
Canadian 70,865 12.14
East Indian 65,885 11.28
English 56,320 9.65
Italian 54,020 9.25
Portuguese 36,030 6.17
Chinese 32,995 5.65
Polish 27,200 4.66
Jamaican 23,505 4.03
Filipino 19,870 3.40
Scottish 19,300 3.31


 Top Ten Ethnic Origins in Brampton (Single Response)

Brampton Number Percent
Total population by ethnic origin, single response 179,335 100.00
Canadian 26,810 14.95
East Indian 25,645 14.30
English 20,370 11.36
Italian 16,095 8.97
Portuguese 13,210 7.37
Jamaican 9,315 5.19
Scottish 7,445 4.15
Irish 5,535 3.09
Chinese 4,605 2.57
Filipino 4,085 2.28


 Top Ten Ethnic Origins in Caledon (Single Response)

Caledon Number Percent
Total population by ethnic origin, single response 22,705 100.00
Canadian 5,045 22.22
Italian 4,940 21.76
English 4,350 19.16
Scottish 1,245 5.48
German 1,235 5.44
Irish 1,060 4.67
Dutch (Netherlands) 625 2.75
Portuguese 460 2.03
Polish 405 1.78
Ukranian 310 1.37


 Top Ten Ethnic Origins in Mississauga (Single Response)

Mississauga Number Percent
Total population by ethnic origin, single response 381,885 100.00
East Indian 40,000 10.47
Canadian 39,010 10.22
Italian 32,990 8.64
English 31,600 8.27
Chinese 28,325 7.42
Polish 23,755 6.22
Portuguese 22,355 5.85
Filipino 15,685 4.11
Jamaican 14,080 3.69
Scottish 10,605 2.78

 

* Source: Statistics Canada, 1996 Census

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