Igbo Canadians

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Igbo Canadians are citizens of Canada that are of full or partial Igbo descent. The Igbo are an ethnic group from Nigeria. According to the 2016 Canadian census, the number of people who identified as Igbo was 18,315.[1] Some Igbo people may have identified as Nigerian. There were 51,835 people who self identified as Nigerian Canadian in the 2016 census.[1] Additionally, 18,315 people identified Igbo as their mother tongue and 8,850 people said that they had some knowledge of Igbo.[2]

Igbo Canadians
Total population
5,315[1]
Regions with significant populations
Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Edmonton, Quebec City
Languages
Igbo,[2] English, French
Religion
Christianity

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Ethnic origin population". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 10 February 2020.