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|regions = Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Alberta|region1 = |pop1 = |ref1 =|tablehdr = Arabic language > Canadian English | Canadian French }} Islam, Christianity
Druze, Bahai'ism and Judaism{edih} Iraqi diaspora Egyptian diaspora > Lebanese diaspora Palestinian diaspora > Moroccan diaspora Syrian diaspora > Somali diaspora}}}}Arab Canadians () come from all of the countries of the Arab world. According to the 2016 Census there were 948,330 Canadians who claimed Arab ancestry. According to the 2011 Census there were 661,750 Canadians who claimed full or partial ancestry from an Arabic-speaking country.WEB,weblink 2011 National Household Survey: Data tables, Statistics Canada, 11 February 2014, The large majority of the Canadians of Arab origin population live in either Ontario or Quebec. Not all Canadians from the Arab world are Arabs, there are also communities of Armenians, Assyrians, Copts, Kurds, Turcomans, Berbers, and those who espouse a Phoenician or Aramean heritage (see Phoenicianism and Arameanism).

Demographics

The distribution of the Arab population of Canada according to the 2001 Census, 2011 Census, and 2016 Census was as follows:{| class="wikitable sortable"!Province or territory !Arabs 2001!% 2001!Arabs 2011!% 2011!Arabs 2016!% 2016Québec}}|73,345|1.0%|166,260|2.2%|213,740 |2.7%Ontario}}|88,545|0.8%|151,645|1.2%|210,435 |1.6%Alberta}}|19,320|0.7%|34,920|1.0%|56,700 |1.4% British Columbia}}|6,605|0.2%|14,090|0.3%|19,840|0.4%Nova Scotia}}|3,610|0.4%|6,285|0.7%|8,110|0.9%Manitoba}}|1,230|0.1%|3,240|0.3%|5,030|0.4%Saskatchewan}}|900|0.1%|2,095|0.2%|4,300|0.4%New Brunswick}}|580|0.1%|1,380|0.2%|2,960|0.4%Newfoundland and Labrador}}|270|0.1%|370|0.1%|1,375|0.3%Prince Edward Island}}|175|0.0%|200|0.1%|585|0.4%Northwest Territories}}|80|0.2%|110|0.3%|100|0.2%Nunavut}}|10|0.0%|15|0.0%|40|0.1%Yukon}}|10|0.0%|0|0.0%|10|0.0%{{flag>Canada}}|194,685|0.7%|380,620|1.2%|523,235|1.5%">

By Arabic-speaking country{| class"wikitable sortable"

!Country!2016Lebanon}}|219,555 Morocco}}|103,940Egypt}}|99,140 Syria}}|77,045 Iraq}}|70,925 Algeria}}|67,335Somalia}}|62,550Palestine}}|44,820 Tunisia}}|25,645 Sudan}}|19,960 Jordan}}|14,250 Mauritania}}|9,325 Libya}}|7,740 Saudi Arabia}}|6,810 Yemen}}|6,645 Kuwait}}|2,235 Djibouti}}|1,710 Arab League}} Arab, n.o.s.|111,400 {{flag>Canada}} total|948,330

Notable individuals

Business

Politicians

Political activists

Filmmakers

  • Anisa Mehdi - Emmy Award-winning film director, journalist and director of Inside Mecca (of Iraqi descent)
  • Donald Shebib - documentary filmmaker (of Lebanese descent)
  • Yassmina Karajahweblink - screenwriter and director of Rupture (of Jordanian-Palestinian descent)

Singers

  • Paul Anka - singer (of Syrian 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)
  • Nasri - reggae and pop singer (of Palestinian descent)
  • Narcy - rapper (of Iraqi descent)
  • Vaï - rapper, hip hop singer (of Moroccan descent)
  • Karl Wolf - singer (of Lebanese descent)
  • Zaho - singer (of Algerian descent)

Sportsmen

Others

See also

References

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External links

{{Arab Canadians}}{{Arab diaspora}}{{People of Canada}}

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