Igbo Canadians

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Igbo Canadians
Total population
Regions with significant populations
Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Edmonton, Quebec City
Igbo, English, French

Igbo Canadians are citizens of Canada that are of whole or part Igbo descent. The Igbo are an ethnic group from Nigeria. The 2001 Canadian census put the number of people who identified as Igbo at 1,200. Because of nationality, many Igbo people would have identified as Nigerian. The number of self-identified Nigerians according to the same census was 9,530.[2] 5,315 people self identified as Igbo in the 2015 Canadian census.


  1. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/dt-td/Rp-eng.cfm?
  2. ^ "Ethnic Origin (232), Sex (3) and Single and Multiple Responses (3) for Population, for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas 1 and Census Agglomerations, 2001 Census - 20% Sample Data". statcan.ca. 2010-03-09. Retrieved 2010-09-10.