Canadian Culture

Population Statistics

Canada

Population

35,362,905

[July 2016 est.]

Language

English [official] 67.1%
French [official] 21.5%
Other 11.4%

[2011 est.]

Religion

Christianity

67.3%

– Catholic

38.7%

– Protestant

22.4%

– Undefined

6.2%

Islam

3.2%

Other

4%

No Religion

23.9%

[2011 est.]

Ethnicity

Canadian 32.16%
English 19.81%
French 15.42%
Scottish 14.35%
Irish 13.83%
German 9.75%
Italian 4.53%
Chinese 4.53%
First Nations 4.17%

[2011 est.]

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with Canadian Ancestry

34,818 
[Census, 2016]

Canadians in Australia

Population

43,053

[Census, 2016]

This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Canada.

Median Age

40 
[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 46.0%
Female 54.0%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

No Religion 46.1%
Catholic Christianity 17.1%
Anglican Christianity 8.8%
Uniting Church Christianity 4.2%
Other Religion 18.3%
Not stated 4.8%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

English 22.1%
Canadian 19.0%
Scottish 10.4%
Irish 9.2%
Other Ancestry 39.3%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

English 87.2%
French 5.6%
Cantonese 1.0%
Other 5.6%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 96.9% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 30.9%
Queensland 25.1%
Victoria 20.8%
Western Australia 12.6%
Other 10.6%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 60.8%
2007 - 2011 16.2%
2011 - 2016 20.1%

[Census, 2016]

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