IT’S NOT SURPRISING THAT TORONTO IS MORE DIVERSE THAN EVER – STATISTICS CANADA/2017

The latest census figures show that 51.5% of Torontonians are members of visible minority communities. That’s up from 49% in 2011.

Increases since 2011 – ASIA – 674,495
EUROPE – 298,270
THE AMERICAS – 212,010
AFRICA – 77,445

INDIGENOUS total 23,065 (First Nations, North American Indian 14,380); Metis 7,270; Inuk (Inuit) 275.

LANGUAGES spoken in the city – English only (2,323,235); French only (2,725); both English & French (245,695); neither French nor English (132,765).

Number of Aboriginal languages spoken – 425.

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