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2001 Census Analysis Series: The Jewish Community of Canada
Sponsor(s): UIA Federations Canada
Principal Investigator(s): Charles Shahar
Study Dates: May 1-15, 2001 Canadian Census. Data provided to UAI Federations Canada by Statistics Canada.
The estimated Jewish population of Canada was 370,520 in 2001.
Jews comprise 1.3% of the total population of Canada.
Adult Jewish respondents residing in Canada interviewed during the 2001 Census.
Definitions of Jewish persons based on combination of census questions on religion of respondent and ethnicity. See Appendix 3 in Basic Demographics for discussion of "The Jewish Standard Definition."