Winnipeg, MB

Known as the "Gateway to the West" and located 68 miles north of the USA-Canada border, Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.

Total Population: 778,489

(An increase of 6.64 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 171,267
  • Language Spoken at Home - 157,000

Quick Facts

  • Home to a significant and increasing First Nations population with over 70,000..

  • Most common First Nations languages spoken include Ojibwe and Cree.

  • Home to the highest Métis population with over 40,000.

  • Besides English, the most spoken languages as a mother tongue include Filipino, Tagalog, German, Punjabi and Ukrainian.

  • Filipino population is largely concentrated in the West End and North End areas of the city. The neighborhood around Sargent Avenue and Arlington Street is 45% Filipino, and the neighborhood around Sargent Avenue and Wall Street is Filipino.

  • A Noticeable South Asian Indian Tamil population ... See Winnipeg Tamil School, Tamil Cultural Society of Manitoba, Tamil Hindu Group, Winnipeg Tamil Christian Community.

  • Home to many Halal Muslim restuarants, markets, caterers, and mosques. (See Zabihah).

People Group Profiles

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PG Name Country Of Birth Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Kurd, NorthernTurkeyPersian-MedianIslam - Sunni260
Punjabi SikhIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesOther Religions - Sikhism9,885
ScottishCanadaEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant126,320
GermanGermanyEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant121,470
Low German, PlautdietschGermanyEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious80,000
MétisCanadaNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions46,070
IcelanderIcelandEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious44,210
Pennsylvania, DutchCanadaEurasian PeoplesChristianity18,500
WelshUnited KingdomEurasian PeoplesChristianity11,485
PampanganPhilippinesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,600
FlemishBelgiumEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic910
ParaguayanParaguayLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic805