Russians in Canada

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Russian Canadian
Total population
550,520
(by ancestry, 2011 Census)1
Languages
Canadian English · Russian · French
Religion
Christianity (mainly Orthodox· Judaism · Atheism · Agnosticism
Related ethnic groups
Russian people · Russian American · Canadian people

A Russian Canadian is a Canadian citizen of Russian descent or a Russia-born person who resides in Canada. According to the 2011 Census, there were 550,520 Canadians who claimed full or partial Russian ancestry.1

Number of Russian Canadians

Data from this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.2

  • Total: 500,600.
  • Single Response: 98,245.
  • Multiple Response: 402,360.

Provinces with high Russian Canadian populations

Quebec

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.3

  • Total: 40,155
  • Single Response: 11,935
  • Multiple Response: 28,220
Montreal (Census Metropolitan Area)

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.3

  • Total: 35,800
  • Single Response: 10,685
  • Multiple Response: 25,115

Ontario

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.3

  • Total: 167,360
  • Single Response: 39,660
  • Multiple Response: 127,700
Toronto (Census Metropolitan Area)

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.3

  • Total: 102,815
  • Single Response: 29,695
  • Multiple Response: 73,120

Alberta

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.3

  • Total: 92,020
  • Single Response: 11,075
  • Multiple Response: 80,940

British Columbia

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.3

  • Total: 114,105
  • Single Response: 21,740
  • Multiple Response: 92,365

Many British Columbians of Russian descent are Doukhobors, historically concentrated in the West Kootenay and Boundary Country regions.

List of notable Russian Canadians

Arts and literature

Politics

Science

Sports

Other

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada. "2011 National Household Survey: Data tables". Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Statistics Canada.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Statistics Canada.
  4. ^ http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0002550
  5. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm989959/
  6. ^ http://www.hiphopcanada.com/2007/08/interview-austin-watts-garrick/

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