Aboriginal Peoples – Demographics

Agencies serving the Aboriginal community in Toronto estimate that there are 70,000 residents from this community.

  • In 2006, there were 31,910 aboriginal persons living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). This represents 2.7 per cent of all aboriginal persons in Canada and 13.2 per cent of those in Ontario. From 2001-2006, the aboriginal population in the GTA went from 23.950 to 31,910, an increase of 33.2 per cent.
  • Among aboriginal persons in the City, 67.1 per cent were First Nations, 26.8 per cent Métis, and 1.4 per cent Inuit.