2001 Census Analysis Series: The Jewish Community of London (Canada)

Sponsor(s): London Jewish Federation, 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.

Population Estimates:

The estimated Jewish population of the City of London (Ontario Province) was 2,290 in 2001.

Jews comprised 0.5% of the total London population.

Key Findings:

Census data on Jews in London (then Canada's tenth largest Jewish community) are only reported separately in one summary report:

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

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

Sample:

Adult Jewish respondents residing in London 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."

Language: English


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