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Greek Canadians

Greek Canadians are Canadians who have full or partial Greek ancestry or people who emigrated from Greece and reside in Canada. People of Greek ancestry form an important group in several countries in North and South America. 

Greek Canadians account for about 0.72% of the total population of Canada. According to the Canadian Census 2021, there were 262,135  (1.7 million) people of Greek descent in Canada. British Columbia is the province with the highest percentage of Greek population in Canada.

Source: Census 2021

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Greek population in Canadian Provinces

Ontario, with 143065 people of Greek ancestry, has the largest population of Greek Canadians in Canada followed by Quebec (69,710) and  British Columbia (23,300).

Percentage-wise Ontario (1.02%) has the highest percentage of Greek followed by Quebec (0.84%) and British Columbia (0.47%).

List of Provinces by Greek Ancestry 

#ProvincePopulation 2021% of Total
2British Columbia23,3000.47%
4New Brunswick,12650.17%
6Northwest Territories1000.25%
7Nova Scotia3,1800.33%
8Nunavut 300.08%
10Prince Edward Island2200.15%

Source: Canada Census 2021

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Top Canadian metropolitan areas by Greek population

Toronto Metro area with 90,400 people of Greek ancestry, has the largest population of Greek Canadians. It’s followed by Montreal (64,790) and  Vancouver  (14,570).

Top Metro Areas by Greek Population

#City (Metropolitan Area)ProvincePopulationPercentage
1Toronto Ontario90,4001.47%
3Vancouver British Columbia14,5700.56%
4Ottawa – Gatineau Ont./Que.8,5500.58%
5Hamilton Ontario7,1500.92%
6Calgary Alberta6,3100.43%
7Oshawa Ontario5,1451.25%
8Edmonton Alberta4,8300.35%
9London Ontario4,7800.89%
10Kitchener – Cambridge – Waterloo Ontario3,6900.65%
11Winnipeg Manitoba3,3050.40%
12Windsor Ontario3,1050.75%
13St. Catharines – Niagara Ontario3,0600.72%
14Victoria British Columbia2,2250.57%
15Halifax Nova Scotia2,2000.48%
16Barrie Ontario1,9250.92%
17Regina Saskatchewan1,3700.56%
18Kingston Ontario1,2700.76%
19Guelph Ontario1,1300.69%
20Kelowna British Columbia9800.45%

Source: Canada Census 2021

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