2001 Census Analysis Series: The Jewish Community of London (Canada)

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

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 London (Ontario Province) was 2,290 in 2001.

Jews comprised 0.5% of the total London population.

Key Findings:

Census data on Jews in London (then Canada's tenth largest Jewish community) are only reported separately in one summary report:

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

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


Adult Jewish respondents residing in London interviewed during 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."

Language: English


Survey Reports

» Basic Demographics

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