Indo-Canadians

Indian Canadians are Canadians with ancestry from India. The term Indo-Canadian or East Indian, is sometimes used to avoid confusion with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada. Statistics Canada specifically uses the term Asian Indian to refer to Indian Canadians. Categorically, Indian Canadians comprise a subgroup of South Asian Canadians which is a further subgroup of Asian Canadians. According to Statistics Canada, Indian Canadians are one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, making up the second largest non-European group after Chinese Canadians.


Indian Canadians are Canadians with ancestry from India. The term Indo-Canadian or East Indian, is sometimes used to avoid confusion with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada. Statistics Canada specifically uses the term Asian Indian to refer to Indian Canadians. Categorically, Indian Canadians comprise a subgroup of South Asian Canadians which is a further subgroup of Asian Canadians. According to Statistics Canada, Indian Canadians are one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, making up the second largest non-European group after Chinese Canadians.
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