Diversity
Skip to main content Skip to navigation Skip to footer

Diversity 

The City of Windsor welcomes people from all over the world! Recognized as one of the most culturally diverse communities in Canada, where 27% of the population is foreign born and over 100 cultures are represented. Windsor has a strong ethnocultural base as exhibited by its award winning festival, Carrousel of Nations, which takes place every summer. 

 Diverse professionals

Windsor has an array of settlement and language services available for newcomers to our community eager to integrate or enhance their skills.

Did you know?

  • 1 in 4 residents in Windsor-Essex is an immigrant.

  • 27% of the total population of the City of Windsor are newcomers.

  • 15% of the County of Essex are newcomers.

  • The total newcomer population in Windsor-Essex is 21%.

  • 11,540 immigrants have a university degree.

  • 6,525 immigrants have a college degree.

  • Between 2006 and 2011 there were 10,140 newcomers who made
    Windsor-Essex their home.

For more information, please visit the Windsor-Essex Immigration website. 

Photo Credit: University of Windsor