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Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data

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Ethnic origins Total responses1 Single responses Multiple responses1
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British Columbia !      
Cameroonian 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Malian 0 0 0
Peulh 0 0 0
Martinican 10 10 0
Montserratan 10 0 10
Chadian 10 0 0
Gabonese 10 10 0
Gambian 10 0 10
Togolese 15 0 15
Ibo 20 0 15
Ivorian 20 0 10
Senegalese 25 0 25
Kittitian/Nevisian 30 15 15
Akan 35 15 20
Seychellois 40 0 30
Libyan 40 15 25
Malagasy 50 10 45
Dinka 60 60 0
Ashanti 65 0 60
Tigrian 75 25 50
Kuwaiti 75 0 70
Ontarian 80 45 35
Amhara 80 10 70
Zambian 80 50 35
Zulu 85 50 35
Angolan 90 10 75
Kashmiri 90 15 70
Yoruba 95 45 50
Guinean, n.o.s.4 100 35 65
Hmong 100 70 25
Burundian 105 85 15
Congolese (Zairian) 105 80 25
Tunisian 110 65 50
Yemeni 110 25 90
Uruguayan 115 20 95
Antiguan 120 50 75
Bahamian 125 35 90
Congolese, n.o.s.4 125 80 45
Tibetan 125 50 70
Asian, n.o.s.4 130 60 70
St. Lucian 135 40 90
Belizean 140 15 125
Kosovar 140 135 0
Sierra Leonean 140 55 85
Vincentian/Grenadinian 155 55 100
Tanzanian 160 10 145
Pashtun 165 15 150
Carib 170 0 170
Bantu 175 55 120
Berber 175 90 90
Khmer 175 85 90
Nova Scotian 185 15 170
Bolivian 195 10 180
Grenadian 215 70 145
Oromo 215 135 75
Maghrebi, n.i.e.3 230 25 205
Samoan 235 20 215
Rwandan 240 125 115
Dominican, n.o.s.4 260 75 190
Panamanian 265 35 225
Bermudan 290 35 255
Saudi Arabian 305 175 120
Pacific Islander, n.i.e.3 310 60 245
Zimbabwean 315 30 290
Cypriot 320 60 270
Tatar 320 65 255
Other provincial or regional groups 340 125 205
Goan 365 115 250
Ecuadorian 375 120 255
Jordanian 385 245 135
Puerto Rican 390 65 325
Georgian 410 100 315
Montenegrin 425 135 285
Sicilian 425 40 385
Assyrian 435 255 175
Ugandan 445 180 265
Azerbaijani 445 105 340
Paraguayan 450 65 385
Algerian 450 170 280
Eritrean 465 360 100
Bengali 465 345 125
Polynesian 490 25 460
Costa Rican 520 180 335
Luxembourger 535 70 465
Gujarati 535 235 300
Mauritian 540 125 415
Cornish 550 20 530
Singaporean 550 140 410
Nepali 570 435 135
Sinhalese 590 395 190
Afrikaner 630 105 530
East African 675 125 550
Maori 730 70 665
Venezuelan 735 155 585
Maya 765 195 575
Sudanese 770 670 100
Cuban 775 215 560
Hispanic 775 335 435
Haitian 795 480 320
Macedonian 815 280 535
Caribbean, n.i.e.3 835 185 650
Honduran 835 435 405
Basque 835 90 745
Gypsy (Roma) 835 50 780
Moroccan 840 375 465
Bangladeshi 845 650 190
Tamil 850 375 470
Kenyan 880 325 560
Québécois 895 250 645
Frisian 950 295 655
Israeli 980 200 775
Nigerian 1,040 705 340
Nicaraguan 1,070 570 495
Burmese 1,070 535 525
Mongolian 1,120 240 885
Guyanese 1,155 350 810
Albanian 1,165 865 305
Argentinian 1,195 165 1,025
Kurd 1,195 840 355
Byelorussian 1,250 245 1,005
Palestinian 1,275 725 545
Newfoundlander 1,285 230 1,055
Manx 1,310 65 1,240
Syrian 1,325 300 1,030
Barbadian 1,335 300 1,030
Ghanaian 1,345 945 400
Slav (European) 1,375 485 885
East or Southeast Asian, n.i.e.3 1,430 1,240 195
Somali 1,460 1,205 255
Aboriginal from Central/South America 1,465 130 1,340
West Asian, n.i.e.3 1,525 985 540
Laotian 1,590 950 640
Brazilian 1,650 290 1,365
Hawaiian 1,660 55 1,605
Guatemalan 1,795 995 800
West Indian 1,845 455 1,385
Ethiopian 1,915 1,555 360
Latin, Central or South American, n.i.e.3 1,935 1,015 920
Iraqi 1,940 1,190 755
Flemish 2,015 230 1,785
Cambodian 2,085 1,390 695
Inuit 2,185 340 1,845
Maltese 2,290 485 1,805
Thai 2,410 1,160 1,240
Armenian 2,525 1,125 1,400
Peruvian 2,545 780 1,770
Egyptian 2,590 1,445 1,145
Bulgarian 2,685 1,550 1,135
Bosnian 2,835 1,715 1,120
Colombian 2,935 1,515 1,420
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 2,950 620 2,330
Acadian 3,145 400 2,740
Arab, n.i.e.3 3,860 2,065 1,795
Malaysian 3,860 575 3,285
Latvian 4,100 645 3,455
Sri Lankan 4,150 2,780 1,365
Turk 4,250 1,885 2,365
New Zealander 4,430 565 3,865
Chilean 4,440 1,435 2,995
Estonian 4,440 1,305 3,135
Slovenian 4,625 1,605 3,020
Indonesian 4,640 905 3,735
Afghan 4,730 3,810 920
Black 5,055 945 4,110
Lithuanian 5,945 980 4,965
Lebanese 5,970 2,080 3,885
Jamaican 6,915 1,885 5,025
Salvadorean 7,040 4,890 2,145
South African 7,230 1,625 5,605
Czechoslovakian 7,390 1,240 6,145
South Asian, n.i.e.3 7,915 7,035 880
Pakistani 7,975 5,140 2,835
European, n.i.e.3 8,000 3,960 4,040
Fijian 9,415 4,765 4,650
African, n.i.e.3 9,555 2,420 7,135
Serbian 9,580 5,535 4,045
Slovak 9,620 3,375 6,240
Scandinavian, n.i.e.3 10,405 1,425 8,980
Yugoslav, n.i.e.3 10,500 3,130 7,370
Taiwanese 10,565 7,320 3,245
Australian 11,155 1,065 10,085
Mexican 12,050 3,895 8,155
Belgian 17,510 1,965 15,540
Punjabi 18,530 11,925 6,600
Croatian 18,815 8,745 10,070
Czech 21,150 5,530 15,620
Greek 21,770 8,810 12,955
Icelandic 22,115 2,240 19,870
Romanian 25,675 6,745 18,925
Swiss 28,245 5,260 22,985
Iranian 29,265 24,585 4,680
Finnish 29,875 6,835 23,040
Jewish 30,835 7,740 23,090
Vietnamese 30,835 23,735 7,100
Portuguese 34,660 16,725 17,935
Japanese 41,585 25,300 16,285
Austrian 46,620 6,440 40,180
Hungarian (Magyar) 49,875 13,030 36,840
Korean 51,860 49,480 2,385
Spanish 52,640 6,215 46,430
Danish 56,125 10,580 45,545
Métis 62,575 9,650 52,920
American 66,760 5,985 60,780
British Isles, n.i.e.3 74,145 18,580 55,565
Filipino 94,250 65,245 29,000
Swedish 104,020 9,600 94,420
Welsh 104,275 6,215 98,060
Russian 114,105 21,740 92,360
Polish 128,360 24,640 103,715
Norwegian 129,425 14,515 114,910
Italian 143,160 45,680 97,475
North American Indian 193,060 80,975 112,085
Dutch (Netherlands) 196,420 56,660 139,760
Ukrainian 197,265 37,450 159,810
East Indian 232,370 202,470 29,900
French 361,220 34,825 326,390
Chinese 432,435 377,550 54,885
German 561,570 114,130 447,435
Irish 618,120 46,110 572,015
Canadian 720,200 264,510 455,685
Scottish 828,145 87,030 741,115
English 1,207,245 242,610 964,640
Total population2 4,074,385 2,131,290 1,943,095


Notes:

1. 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.

2. This is a total population count. The sum of the ethnic groups in this table is greater than the total population count because a person may report more than one ethnic origin in the census.

3. The abbreviation 'n.i.e.' means 'not included elsewhere.'

4. The abbreviation 'n.o.s.' means 'not otherwise specified.'

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