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Immigrant Statistics

Our Success Stories page highlights personal stories about newcomers to London & Middlesex County. Here, with the help of statistics, you will find a broader picture of newcomers to London; their main countries of origin, and the ten most widely spoken languages spoken in the city. All data is drawn from Statistics Canada, which you may visit for additional information, along with the City of London's Statistics and Community Research and Middlesex County's Census Information.  

 

Recent immigration by country of birth from 2006 to 2011 for the City of London is: Colombia 1,985, China 745, United States 675, South Korea 645, Iraq 565, India 400, United Kingdom 395, Egypt 365, Saudi Arabia 270, Afghanistan 240.
Recent Immigration
by Country
of Birth, 2006-2011
City of London
 

 

 

 

Recent immigration by country of birth from 2006 to 2011 for Middlesex County is: United States 80, United Kingdom 55, South Korea 50, India 40 Colombia 35 Taiwan 20 China 15 and Multiple Countries 5.  Multiple countries include: Saudi Arabia, Philippines, Iran, Mexico, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Turkey, Japan, Israel, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka.     

Recent Immigration
by Country of Birth, 2006-2011
Middlesex County


 

 

In 2011, immigrants represented 22 percent of the total population of the City of London. In 2011, immigrants represented 29 percent of the total population of the Province of Ontario  

Proportion of Immigrants
to Total Population, 2011

City of London

 


 

In 2011, immigrants represented 10 percent of the total population in Middlesex County. In 2011, Immigrants represented 29 percent of the total population of the Province of Ontario.
Proportion of Immigrants
to 
Total Population, 2011
Middlesex County

 

 

 

Recent immigrant population by region of birth from 2006 to 2011 for the City of London is: Americas 32 percent, Oceania 1 percent, Asia 47 percent, Africa 9 percent and Europe 1 percent.  The total immigrant population between 2006 and 2011 in the City of London was 11,405.


Recent Immigrant Population
by Region of Birth,
2006-2011

City of London

 

 

 

The immigrant population by region of birth in 2011 for the City of London is Americas 18 percent, Oceania 0 percent, Asia 31 percent, Africa 5 percent and Europe 53 percent.  In 2011, the total immigrant population in the City of London was 76,585.

 

Immigrant Population
by Region of Birth,
2011 City of London

 


 

Visible minority populations in in 2011 in the City of London are:  Latin America 1 percent, Arab 16 percent, Black 15 percent, South Asian 14 percent, Chinese 12 percent, Southeast Asian 7p percent, West Asian 5 percent, Korean 5 percent, Filipino 5 percent, Multiple Visible Minorities 5 percent, Japanese 1 percent and Other 1 percent.

 

Visible Minority Populations
2011

City of London

 


 

 

Religions in 2011 in the City of London are: Christian 62.8 percent, No Religious Affiliation 29.9 percent, Buddhist 0.8 percent, Other Religions 0.6 percent, Sikh 0.2 percent, Muslim 4.4 percent, Jewish 0.5 percent, Hindu 0.8 percent and Traditional Aboriginal Spirituality 0.1 percent.

Religions
2011
City of London

 

 


 

Top ten immigrant ethno-cultural communities by country of birth in 2011 in the City of London are:  United Kingdom, 10,035, Poland, 4,295, Colombia 3,660, United States 3,635, Portugal 3,630, China 2,985, India 2,520, Netherlands 2,300, South Korea 2,185, Italy 2,170.   

Ethno-Cultural Communities
by Country 
of Birth, 2011
City of London

 

 

 

The top 10 non-official languages spoken in the City of London in 2011 and the number of speakers of each are as follows:  Spanish 13,045, Arabic 10,145, Chinese 6,340, Polish 6,315, Portuguese 5,895, German 4,865, Italian, 4240, Korean 2,880, Dutch 2,835 and Greek, 2,415.  Note:  Chinese refers to Cantonese and Mandarin language speakers as well as to others who do not specify otherwise.
Top 10 Non-Official Languages Spoken
2011,
City of London