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Ethnic Origin Statistics, 2001 Census

 Top Ten Ethnic Origins in Peel (Single Response)

  Number Percent
Single Responses 692,865 100.00%
East Indian 103,400 14.92%
Canadian 84,115 12.14%
Italian 55,085 7.95%
English 43,850 6.33%
Portuguese 38,620 5.57%
Chinese 37,520 5.42%
Polish 33,670 4.86%
Jamaican 29,195 4.21%
Filipino 27,460 3.96%
Scottish 18,185 2.62%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census

 Top Ten Ethnic Origins in Brampton (Single Response)

  Number Percent
Single Responses 226,930 100.00%
East Indian 46,100 20.31%
Canadian 33,795 14.89%
Italian 16,685 7.35%
English 15,225 6.71%
Jamaican 14,145 6.23%
Portuguese 13,715 6.04%
Scottish 7,000 3.08%
Filipino 5,995 2.64%
Irish 5,970 2.63%
Chinese 4,895 2.16%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census

 Top Ten Ethnic Origins in Caledon (Single Response)

  Number Percent
Single Responses 29,040 100.00%
Italian 7,895 27.19%
Canadian 6,475 22.30%
English 3,845 13.24%
Scottish 1,620 5.58%
Irish 1,220 4.20%
German 1,210 4.17%
Portuguese 805 2.77%
Polish 615 2.12%
Dutch (Netherlands) 550 1.89%
East Indian 515 1.77%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census

 Top Ten Ethnic Origins in Mississauga (Single Response)

  Number Percent
Single Responses 436,895 100.00%
East Indian 56,785 13.00%
Canadian 43,845 10.04%
Chinese 32,455 7.43%
Italian 30,505 6.98%
Polish 28,915 6.62%
English 24,775 5.67%
Portuguese 24,105 5.52%
Filipino 21,415 4.90%
Jamaican 14,880 3.41%
Scottish 9,565 2.19%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census

 Ethnic Origins in Peel and the Area Municipalities (total responses)

  Peel Brampton
Number Percent Number Percent
Total population by ethnic origin 985,560 100.00% 324,390 100.00%
British Isles origins 263,975 26.78% 92,160 28.41%
French origins 49,255 5.00% 17,510 5.40%
Aboriginal origins 9,335 0.95% 4,070 1.25%
Other North American origins 192,860 19.57% 70,645 21.78%
Caribbean origins 72,430 7.35% 33,060 10.19%
Latin, Central and South American origins 16,030 1.63% 5,315 1.64%
European origins 336,645 34.16% 93,345 28.78%
African origins 21,340 2.17% 8,875 2.74%
Arab origins 20,285 2.06% 3,175 0.98%
West Asian origins 10,125 1.03% 2,260 0.70%
South Asian origins 163,265 16.57% 66,685 20.56%
East and Southeast Asian origins 100,270 10.17% 18,435 5.68%
Oceania origins 845 0.09% 260 0.08%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census

 

  Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent
Total population by ethnic origin 50,355 100.00% 610,815 100.00%
British Isles origins 23,485 46.64% 148,330 24.28%
French origins 3,170 6.30% 28,575 4.68%
Aboriginal origins 535 1.06% 4,730 0.77%
Other North American origins 14,960 29.71% 107,255 17.56%
Caribbean origins 840 1.67% 38,530 6.31%
Latin, Central and South American origins 270 0.54% 10,445 1.71%
European origins 24,310 48.28% 218,990 35.85%
African origins 275 0.55% 12,190 2.00%
Arab origins 270 0.54% 16,840 2.76%
West Asian origins 305 0.61% 7,560 1.24%
South Asian origins 705 1.40% 95,875 15.70%
East and Southeast Asian origins 595 1.18% 81,240 13.30%
Oceania origins 35 0.07% 550 0.09%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census

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