Bangladeshi Canadian is a Canadian citizen of Bangladeshi descent or a Bangladesh-born person who resides in Canada. There is an estimated number of 24,595 Bangladeshi people who live in Canada, primarily in [2 ] provinces like Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, and Alberta. They live in cities like Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, and Ottawa. There are many Bangladeshi shops and restaurants in Toronto's Danforth Village between Dawes Road and Victoria Park Avenue.
Demographics [ edit ]
The official number of Bangladeshi Canadians as of 2006 is 24,600 only. According to Statistics Canada, the Bangladeshi-Canadian population as determined by the 2006 census in the 10 Canadian provinces and 3 territories were:
Canadian cities with large Bangladeshi Populations: [17 ]
Prominent Bangladeshi-Canadians [ edit ]
Amit Chakma, from the ethnic Chakma tribal minority in southeast Bangladesh, president of University of Western Ontario.
Delwar Jahid, from Bangladesh Journalist, Academic, Writer, currently in Edmonton, president of Bangladesh PressClub of Alberta and Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta
Mubdi Rahman, astro-physicist from Ontario, a longtime supporter and organizer for major science and technology programs in Canada, worked on the discovery of Dragonfish star clusters.
Ron Mustafaa, Hollywood TV actor, recently on MTV Skins Samiul Rian Canadian Male Model.
[18 ] [19 ] Shaan Rahman Bangladeshi Stuntman and actor who moved to Vancouver when he was 19 years old.
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See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Statistics Canada. "2011 National Household Survey: Data tables" . Retrieved . 28 January 2015
^  (Ethnic Origin (247), Single and Multiple Ethnic Origin Responses (3) and Sex (3) for the Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data)
^ Ethnocultural Portrait of Canada Highlight Tables (choose desired city in the left column and look under the term "Bangladeshi" in the chart)
^ Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations - 20% sample data