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Visual census: Ethnic origin and visible minorities, Canada (Reference map)

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Figure 11.1 Top 5 ethnic origins, Canada, 2006

This is a horizontal bar graph showing the number of responses for the top five ethnic origins, Canada, 2006.

The Y axis shows the top 5 ethnic origins: Canadian, English, French, Scottish, Irish.

The X axis shows number of total responses. Respondents who reported multiple ethnic origins are counted more than once in this table, as they are included in the multiple responses for each origin they reported. For example, a respondent who reported 'English and Scottish' would be included in the multiple responses for English and for Scottish.

The number of responses for the top 5 ethnic origins are as follows:

  • Canadian: 10,066,290
  • English: 6,570,015
  • French: 4,941,210
  • Scottish: 4,719,850
  • Irish: 4,354,155

Figure 11.2 Visible minority population, Canada, 2006

This is a pie graph compares the counts of total visible minority population with those that are not a visible minority, Canada, 2006.

The counts are as follows:

  • Not a visible minority: 26,172,935
  • Total visible minority population: 5,068,095

Figure 11.3 Visible minorities, Canada, 2006

This is a vertical bar graph showing counts of visible minority groups, Canada, 2006.

The Y axis shows visible minority groups: South Asian, Chinese, Black, Filipino, Latin American, Arab, Southeast Asian, West Asian, Korean, Multiple visible minority, Japanese, Visible minority, n.i.e..

The X axis shows counts.

The counts are as follows:

  • South Asian: 1,262,865
  • Chinese: 1,216,565
  • Black: 783,795
  • Filipino: 410,695
  • Latin American: 304,245
  • Arab: 265,550
  • Southeast Asian: 239,935
  • West Asian: 156,700
  • Korean: 141,890
  • Multiple visible minority: 133,120
  • Japanese: 81,300
  • Visible minority, n.i.e.: 71,420

Notes

Figure 11.1

Total responses - Respondents who reported multiple ethnic origins are counted more than once in this table, as they are included in the multiple responses for each origin they reported. For example, a respondent who reported 'English and Scottish' would be included in the multiple responses for English and for Scottish.

Figure 11.3

n.i.e. - not included elsewhere

Sources

Figure 11.1

Statistics Canada. 2008. Ethnocultural Portrait of Canada Highlight Tables. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-562-XWE2006002. Ottawa. Released April 2, 2008.

Figure 11.2

Statistics Canada. 2008. 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.

Figure 11.3

Statistics Canada. 2008. 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.

How to cite

Statistics Canada. 2010. Visual census. 2006 Census. Ottawa. Released December 7, 2010. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/fs-fi/index.cfm?Lang=ENG&TOPIC_ID=11&PRCODE=01 (accessed November 14, 2018).

Additional information

Additional information is available on the Census release page for this topic.