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Multicultural Diversity

Orillia is becoming increasingly diverse. The 2006 Census revealed that a little more than 10% of the City's 29,170 people were immigrants with more than 600 people being non-Canadian citizens.

According to the 2006 Census, Orillia's total population was 29,170. Of that, 2,960 were immigrants.

IMMIGRANT STATUS AND PERIOD OF IMMIGRATION TOTAL MALE FEMALE
Total Population 29,165 13,855 15,310
Non-immigrants 26,125 12,500 13,620
Immigrants 2,960 1,300 1,665
- Before 1991 2,140 1,010 1,130
- 1991-2000 530 190 340
- 2001-2006 290 100 190
Non-Permanent Residents 85 55 30

Source: Canadian Census (2006)

CITIZENSHIP TOTAL MALE FEMALE
Total Population 29,170 13,855 15,310
Canadian citizens 28,545 13,575 14,970
Canadian citizens under 18 years of age 6,130 3,145 2,985
Canadian citizens over 18 years of age 22,410 10,430 11,980
Not Canadian citizens 625 280 350

Source: Canadian Census (2006)

VISIBLE MINORITY POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS TOTAL MALE FEMALE
Total population 29,170 13,855 15,315
Total visible minority population 1,220 535 685
Chinese 285 150 140
South Asian 260 130 135
Black 70 50 25
Filipino 260 95 170
Latin American 30 0 25
Southeast Asian 55 10 50
Arab 25 10 10
West Asian 110 40 70
Korean 65 30 35
Japanese 25 0 15
Multiple Visible Minority 15 10 10
Not a Visible Minority 27,945 13,320 14,630

Source: Canadian Census (2006)

For more information contact the Economic Development Office at 705-325-4900 or by emailing edc@orillia.ca

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