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Vietnamese Canadians

Vietnamese Canadians are Canadians who have full or partial Vietnamese ancestry. People of Vietnamese ancestry form an important group in several countries in North and South America. They are the second-largest group among Southeast Asians in Canada after Filipinos.

Vietnamese Canadians account for about 0.76%  of the total population of Canada. According to the Canadian Census 2021, there were 275,530 people of Vietnamese descent in Canada. Ontario is the province with the largest population of the Vietnamese population in Canada.

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Vietnamese population in Canadian Provinces

Ontario, with 122,730 people of Vietnamese ancestry, has the largest population of Vietnamese Canadians in Canada followed by British Columbia (51,885) and  Quebec (45,570).

Percentage-wise British Columbia (1.06%) has the highest percentage of Vietnamese followed by Alberta (0.94%) and Ontario (0.87%).

List of Provinces by Vietnamese Ancestry 

#ProvincePopulation 2021% of Total
2British Columbia51,8851.06%
4New Brunswick1,2950.17%
6Northwest Territories2550.63%
7Nova Scotia1,3750.14%
8Nunavut 00.00%
10Prince Edward Island7300.49%

read about the Filipino Population in Canada


Top Canadian metropolitan areas by Vietnamese population

Toronto Metro area with 82,225 people of Vietnamese ancestry, has the largest population of Vietnamese Canadians. It’s followed by Vancouver (82,225) and  Calgary (40,690).

Top Cities by Vietnamese Population

#City (Metropolitan Area)ProvincePopulation 2021% of Total
1Toronto Ont82,2251.34%
2Vancouver B.C82,2251.64%
3Montreal Quebec40,6900.97%
4Calgary Alberta22,5951.54%
5Edmonton Alberta15,0751.08%
6Ottawa – Gatineau Ont./Que11,1700.76%
7Hamilton Ont10,2000.91%
8Winnipeg Man6,9200.84%
9Kitchener – Cambridge – Waterloo Ont6,0051.06%
10London Ont3,3400.62%
11Windsor Ont3,1700.76%
12Guelph Ont2,6501.62%
13Victoria B.C2,2950.59%
14Saskatoon Sask2,1350.69%
15Regina Sask2,0750.85%
16Quebec Que1,9050.23%
17St. Catharines – Niagara Ont1,7900.42%
18Abbotsford – Mission B.C1,7800.93%
19Halifax N.S1,1550.25%
20Oshawa Ont1,0850.26%

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Source: Canada Census 2021

Vietnamese Population in Canada 2024 | Vietnamese in Canadian Cities