Census Profile, 2016 Census
Nova Scotia [Province] and Canada [Country]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Nova Scotia

[Province]
Canada

[Country]
Data quality , Nova Scotia [Province]  Map : Nova Scotia [Province] Data quality : Canada [Country]  Map : geography 2
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Visible minority population
Total - Visible minority for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 95 908,340 440,735 467,605 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
Total visible minority populationCensus data footnote 96 58,650 29,305 29,350 7,674,580 3,725,090 3,949,495
South AsianCensus data footnote 97 7,910 4,385 3,525 1,924,635 977,690 946,945
Chinese 8,640 4,210 4,435 1,577,060 746,400 830,665
Black 21,915 10,735 11,175 1,198,540 580,070 618,475
Filipino 3,400 1,485 1,920 780,125 341,800 438,330
Latin American 1,685 820 865 447,325 215,460 231,860
Arab 8,110 4,375 3,735 523,235 276,425 246,810
Southeast AsianCensus data footnote 98 1,195 525 670 313,260 148,880 164,385
West AsianCensus data footnote 99 1,540 805 740 264,305 133,475 130,825
Korean 1,540 685 855 188,710 89,110 99,600
Japanese 695 295 405 92,920 40,105 52,815
Visible minority, n.i.e.Census data footnote 100 630 300 330 132,090 62,540 69,550
Multiple visible minoritiesCensus data footnote 101 1,385 690 695 232,375 113,140 119,230
Not a visible minorityCensus data footnote 102 849,690 411,430 438,260 26,785,480 13,246,485 13,539,000

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Nova Scotia [Province] and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed December 9, 2018).

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