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Lebanese Canadians

Lebanese Canadians are Canadians who have full or partial Lebanese ancestry. People of Lebanese ancestry form an important group in several countries in North and South America. They are the largest group among the Arab population in Canada. Lebanese Canadians account for about 0.58% of the total population of Canada. According to the Canadian Census 2021, there were 210,605 people of Lebanese descent in Canada. 

Source: Census 2021

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Lebanese population in Canadian Provinces

Ontario, with 80,345 people of Lebanese ancestry, has the largest population of Lebanese Canadians in Canada followed by Quebec (78,210) and  Alberta (28,480).

Percentage-wise British Columbia (0.94%) has the highest percentage of Lebanese followed by Nova Scotia (0.76%) and Alberta  (0.68%).

List of Provinces by Lebanese Ancestry 

#ProvincePopulation 2021% of Total
2British Columbia8.4400.17%
4New Brunswick34400.45%
6Northwest Territories450.11%
7Nova Scotia72850.76%
8Nunavut 400.11%
10Prince Edward Island7150.48%

Source: Canada Census 2021

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Top Canadian metropolitan areas by Lebanese population

Montreal Metro area with 68,960 people of Lebanese ancestry, has the largest population of Lebanese Canadians. It’s followed by Ottawa – Gatineau (29,515) and  Toronto (25,315).

Top Metro Areas by Lebanese Population

#City (Cosmopolitan Area)ProvincePopulation 2021% of Total
1Montreal Quebec68,9601.64%
2Ottawa – Gatineau Ont/ Que29,5152.02%
3Toronto Ontario25,3150.41%
4Edmonton Alberta13,1700.94%
5Calgary Alberta12,6500.86%
6Windsor Ontario11,9202.87%
7Vancouver British Columbia5,3500.21%
8London Ontario5,2800.99%
9Halifax Nova Scotia5,0401.09%
10Hamilton Ontario3,2550.42%
11Kitchener – Cambridge – Waterloo Ontario1,8350.32%
12Oshawa Ontario1,3650.33%
13Winnipeg Manitoba1,2100.15%
14Quebec Quebec1,1600.14%
15Saint John NB1,1500.90%
16St. Catharines – Niagara Ontario1,0250.24%
17Cape Breton (CA), N.S. i11Nova Scotia8950.93%
18Fredericton N.B8700.81%
19Victoria British Columbia8550.22%
20Charlottetown Prince Edward Island 6300.81%

Source: Canada Census 2021

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