2001 Census Analysis Series: The Jewish Community of Windsor

Sponsor(s): UIA Federations Canada, Windsor Jewish Federation

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 Windsor (Ontario Province) was 1,530 in 2001.

Jews comprised 0.5% of the total Windsor population.

Key Findings:

Census data on Jews in Windsor are reported separately in only two reports:


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


  • (2) The Jewish Elderly.


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

Adult Jewish respondents residing in Windsor interviewed for 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."


Survey Reports

» Basic Demographics

» Jewish Elderly

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