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Czech Canadians

Czech Canadians are Canadians who have full or partial Czech ancestry. They are also known as Bohemian Canadians and people of Czech ancestry form an important group in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina.

Czech Canadians account for about  0.36%  of the total population of Canada. According to the Canadian Census 2021, there were 98,925 people of Czech descent and 33,135 people of Czechoslovakian descent in Canada. Ontario has the largest population of Czech-Canadians in Canada followed by British Columbia  and Alberta 

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Czech population in Canadian Provinces



Ontario, with 51,510 people of Czech ancestry, has the largest population of Czech Canadians in Canada followed by British Columbia (28,970) and  Alberta (27,965).

Percentage-wise Saskatchewan (0.68%) has the highest percentage of Czech followed by Alberta (0.67%) and Yukon (0.63%).

List of Provinces by Czech Ancestry 

#ProvinceCzechCzechoslovakianCombined %
2British Columbia22,4256,5450.59%
7Nova Scotia1,0604550.16%
8New Brunswick4001300.07%
11Prince Edward Island110650.12%
12Northwest Territories70150.21%
13Nunavut 1000.03%

Source: Canada Census 2021

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Top metropolitan areas by Czech population

Toronto Metro area with 16,840 people of Czech ancestry, has the largest population of Czech Canadians. It’s followed by Vancouver (12,275) and  Calgary (9,440).

Top Metro Areas by Czech Population

#Metro AreaProvincePop. 2021
1Toronto  Ontario16,840
2Vancouver  B.C12,275
3Calgary Alberta9,440
4Edmonton Alberta8,025
5Montréal Que5,730
6Ottawa – Gatineau Ont./Que4,600
7Hamilton Ontario4,205
8Winnipeg Manitoba4,095
9Kitchener – Cambridge – Waterloo Ontario2,760
10London Ontario2,550
11Victoria  B.C2,360
12Saskatoon  Sask2,130
13Kelowna  B.C1,950
14St. Catharines – Niagara Ontario2,105
15Windsor Ontario2,025
16Chatham-Kent Ontario1,710
17Regina Sask1,730
18Lethbridge Alberta1,745
19Oshawa Ontario1,465
20Barrie Ontario910

Source: Canada Census 2021

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