Ukrainian Ancestry in America
People of Ukrainian ancestry form an important group in several countries in North and South America. As per estimates, there are around 3.5 million Ukrainian in North and South America.
It also forms an important minority Group in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina.
Let’s have a look at Americans Countries having significant Ukrainian ancestry
Ukrainian Americans are Americans who have full or partial Ukrainian ancestry. In the United States census of 2020, 1 million people identified as being fully or partly of Ukrainian ancestry.
According to the United States Ancestry Census estimates 2019, there were 1,015,209 (0.31% of the US Population) people of Ukrainian descent in the U.S.
Ukrainian Ancestry Statewise
Population wise New York (137,764) has the largest number of people with Ukrainian Ancestry followed by California (113,054), Pennsylvania (106,825), New Jersey (65,855), and Washington (62,648).
Percentage-wise top US states with Ukrainian Ancestry are Pennsylvania (0.83%), Washington(0.83%), New Jersey (0.74%), New York (0.71%), and North Dakota (0.58%).
List of States by Ukrainian Ancestry Population
|9||District of Columbia||3,253||0.46%|
Source: US Census estimates 2020
Ukrainian Canadians are Canadians who have full or partial Ukrainian ancestry. Ukrainian Canadians account for about 3.95% of the total population of Canada
According to the Canadian Census 2020, there were 1,359,655 people of Ukrainian descent in Canada.
Ukrainian Ancestry Provinces
Ontario, with 376,440 people of Ukrainian ancestry, has the largest population of Ukrainian-Canadians in Canada followed by Alberta (369,095) and British Columbia (229,205). Percentage-wise Manitoba (14.51%) has the highest percentage of Ukrainian followed by Saskatchewan (13.42%) and Alberta (9.28%).
List of Provinces by Ukrainian Ancestry Population
|#||Provinces and Territories||Responses||Percentage|
|5||Newfoundland and Labrador||1,350||0.26%|
|10||Prince Edward Island||925||0.66%|
Source: Canada Census 2016
Ukrainian Brazilians are Brazilians who have full or partial Ukrainian ancestry. According to the Census estimates, there were 600,000 people of Ukrainian descent in Brazil.
The Brazilian states with Ukrainian descendants include Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Goiás and Paraná, in addition to a presence in Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina and Pernambuco.
Ukrainian Argentines are Argentines who have full or partial Ukrainian ancestry or Ukraine-born people who reside in Argentina. Ukrainian Argentines account for about 1.% of the total population of Argentina
According to the estimates, there were 300,500 people of Ukrainian descent in Argentina.
Regions with significant Ukrainian populations are Buenos Aires Province, La Pampa Province, Misiones Province, Chaco province, Córdoba Province, and Chubut Province