StatisticOttawaOntarioNational
Population1,019,69314,483,92937,465,430
Population density (sq km)365154
Median age39.240.940.9
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married couples70%71%66%
Families w/ kids at home45%46%43%
Speak English only59.3%86.1%68.8%
Speak French only1.4%0.3%4.5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Ottawa is 2269% higher than Ontario
  • The median age in Ottawa is 4% lower than Ontario
  • In Ottawa 7.72% of the population is Black
  • In Ottawa 5.14% of the population is Arab
  • In Ottawa 5.03% of the population is South Asian

Compare Ottawa, ON Demographics

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      Visible Minority Population

      DataPercent
      Black7.7%
      Arab5.1%
      South Asian5.0%
      Chinese4.8%
      Southeast Asian1.4%

      Immigrants By Place Of Birth

      DataPercent
      China2.0%
      United Kingdom1.6%
      India1.3%
      Lebanon1.3%
      Philippines1.1%

      Household income distribution

      Family breakdown

      Ottawa age breakdown

      Source: The Ottawa, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2019 by Environics Analytics.