Arab Canadians

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Arab Canadians
Flag of the Arab League.svg Flag of Canada.svg
Total population
470,5801
Languages
Arabic, Canadian English, Canadian French
Religion
Christianity · Islam (Sunni/Shia· Judaism · Druze.
Related ethnic groups
Iraqi diaspora  · Egyptian diaspora  · Lebanese diaspora  · Palestinian diaspora  · Moroccan diaspora  · Syrian diaspora

Arab Canadians come from all of the countries of the Arab World. According to the latest 2006 census the Arab Canadian population is 470,580.2 The large majority of the Canadians of Arab origin population live in either Ontario or Quebec.

2011 census

The distribution of the Arab population of Canada according to the 2001 census was as follows

Province Arabs 2001 % 2001 Arabs 2011 % 2011
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec 73,345 1.0% 166,260 2.2%
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario 88,545 0.8% 151,645 1.2%
Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta 19,320 0.7% 34,920 1.0%
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia 6,605 0.2% 14,090 0.3%
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia 3,610 0.4% 6,285 0.7%
Flag of Manitoba.svg Manitoba 1,230 0.1% 3,240 0.3%
Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Saskatchewan 900 0.1% 2,095 0.2%
Flag of New Brunswick.svg New Brunswick 580 0.1% 1,380 0.2%
Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Newfoundland and Labrador 270 0.1% 370 0.1%
Flag of Prince Edward Island.svg Prince Edward Island 175 0.0% 200 0.1%
Flag of the Northwest Territories.svg Northwest Territories 80 0.2% 110 0.3%
Flag of Nunavut.svg Nunavut 10 0.0% 15 0.0%
Flag of Yukon.svg Yukon 10 0.0% 0 0.0%
Flag of Canada.svg Canada 194,685 0.7% 380,620 1.2%

Notable individuals

Business

Politicians

Political Activists

Filmmakers

Singers

  • Paul Anka - Singer (of Lebanese descent)
  • Belly Rap/Hip Hop artist (of Palestinian descent)
  • Andy Kim - pop singer/songwriter (of Lebanese descent)
  • K.Maro - rapper (of Lebanese descent)
  • Kristina Maria - rapper (of Lebanese descent)
  • Massari - pop and hip-hop singer (of Lebanese descent)
  • The Narcicyst - rapper (of Iraqi descent)
  • Vaï - rapper, hip hop singer (of Moroccan descent)
  • Karl Wolf - singer (of Lebanese descent)

Sportsmen

Others

See also

External links

References








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