2001 Census Analysis Series: The Jewish Community of Hamilton

Sponsor(s): UIA Federations Canada, United Jewish Appeal Federation of Hamilton

Principal Investigator(s): Charles Shahar

Study Dates: May 1-15, 2001 Canadian Census. Data provided to UAI Federations Canada by Statistics Canada.

Population Estimates:

The estimated Jewish population of the City of Hamilton (Ontario Province) was 4,675 in 2001.

Jews comprised 0.7% of the total Hamilton population.

Key Findings:

Census data on Jews in Hamilton are reported separately in:

 

  • (1) Basic Demographics, which follows the model of the national report and the other reports on the major Jewish communities in Canada.

     

  • (2) Report on Geographic area comparisons, and

     

  • (3) The Jewish Elderly.

     

  • All other reports on Canadian Jews as a whole include data on Hamilton as part of comparison tables; readers should consult these reports for additional data on Hamilton Jews.
Sample:

Adult Jewish respondents residing in Hamilton from 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."


Downloads

Survey Reports

» The Jewish Elderly - Hamilton
(PDF)

» Basic Demographics
(PDF)

» The Jewish Poor - Hamilton
(PDF)

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