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Bulgarian Canadians

Bulgarian Canadians are Canadians who have full or partial Bulgarian ancestry. People of Bulgarian ancestry form an important group in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. Bulgarian Canadians account for about  0.10%  of the total population of Canada. According to the Canadian Census 2020, there were 33,085 people of Bulgarian descent in Canada.Bulgarian 33,085

Bulgarians primarily settled in Canada’s industrial cities, mostly Toronto, and Ontario, which was a major center of Bulgarian migration to North America. Other Cities with good numbers are Ottawa, Vancouver, and Montreal.

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Bulgarian population in Canadian Provinces

Ontario, with 15,900 people of Bulgarian ancestry, has the largest population of Bulgarian Canadians in Canada followed by Quebec (9,500) and  British Columbia (3,720).

List of Provinces by Bulgarian Ancestry 

ProvinceBulgarian Pop.Percentage
British Columbia37200.08%
Nova Scotia3800.04%
New Brunswick2750.04%
Prince Edward Island650.04%
Northwest Territories300.07%
Nunavut 00.00%

Source: Canada Census 2021

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Top metropolitan areas by Bulgarian population

Toronto Metro area with 9,875 people of Bulgarian ancestry, has the largest population of Bulgarian Canadians. It’s followed by Montreal (8,330) and  Vancouver  (2,540).

Top Metro Areas by Bulgarian Population

#Metro AreaProvincePop. 2021
1Toronto Ontario9,875
2Montreal Quebec8,330
3Vancouver BC2,540
4Ottawa – Gatineau Ontario1,870
5Calgary Alberta1,375
6Hamilton Ontario765
7Edmonton Alberta760
8St. Catharines – Niagara Ontario685
9Kitchener – Cambridge – Waterloo Ontario635
10Quebec Quebec385

Source: Canada Census 2021

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