European Canadians (French: les Canadiens Européens), also known as Euro-Canadians, are Canadians with ancestry from Europe. They form the largest panethnic group within Canada with roughly 73 percent of the population.
|25,111,695 (2016 Census)|
72.9% of the total Canadian population
|Regions with significant populations|
|All areas of Canada|
less prevalent in the North
|Canadian English · Canadian French|
Other European Languages
Historically: Scottish Gaelic · Irish
Protestantism · Roman Catholicism · Eastern Orthodoxy · Oriental Orthodoxy · Mormonism · Other Latter Day Saints · Nondenominational and Other Christians
Islam · Judaism
|Related ethnic groups|
|European diaspora, Europeans, European Americans, European Australians, European New Zealanders, British (English, Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish), Irish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Ukrainian, Polish, Portuguese|
European Canadians can further be classified into regional and ethnocultural subgroups. The census in Canada divides Canadians of European descent into four broad categories which, in alphabetical order, are: Eastern European Canadians, Northern European Canadians, Southern European Canadians and Western European Canadians.