South Sudanese Canadians

South Sudanese Canadians
Total population
16,595 (combined North Sudan and South Sudan by ancestry, Dinka ancestry: 715 2011 Census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto.
Christian and traditional religions of South Sudan

South Sudanese Canadians are Canadians of South Sudanese ancestry or a South Sudanese who has Canadian citizenship. South Sudanese Canadians can also include children born in Canada to a Canadian parent and South Sudanese parent. South Sudanese Canadians emigrated to the Canada in the 1980s and 1990s as refugees from Second Sudanese Civil War.[2]

Notable people

See also


  1. Statistics Canada. "2011 National Household Survey: Data tables". Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  2. York, Geoffrey (26 September 2010). "Sudanese Canadians return to heal their shattered homeland". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
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