Anishinaabeg population

Population in 1600:

  • Ojibwa/Chippewa, 50,000 in 1600.
  • Nishnaabe (Odawa, Ottawa), 8,000 in 1600.
  • Neshnabé (Potawatomi), 8,000 in 1600.
  • Algonquin, 6,000 in 1600.
  • Mississauga, 1,300 in 1736.
  • Nakawék (Saulteaux), ? in 1600.
  • Anishinini (Oji-Cree, Severn Ojibwe), ? in 1600.

The approximate number of Anishinaabeg peoples in 1600 would have been a little less than 100,000 people.

Population of constituent ethnic groupings in 2010:

  • Ojibwa/Chippewa, 248,742 in 2010 census.
  • Nishnaabe (Odawa, Ottawa), 15,000 in 2010 census.
  • Neshnabé (Potawatomi), 28,000 in 2010 census.
  • Algonquin, 16,900 in 2010 census.
  • Mississauga, 8,770 in 2010 census.
  • Nakawék (Saulteaux), 76,760 in 2010 census.
  • Anishinini (Oji-Cree, Severn Ojibwe), 12,600 in 2010 census.

Today the Anishinaabeg are about 406,772 in 2014, divided between Canada and the USA.

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