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Visible minority groups, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census divisions - 20% sample data

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Geographic name Total - Population
by visible minority groups
Total visible
minority population1
South Asian2 Chinese Black Filipino Latin American Southeast-
Asian3
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Canada ! 31,241,030 5,068,090 1,262,865 1,216,570 783,795 410,695 304,245 239,935
Nova Scotia ! 903,090 37,680 3,810 4,300 19,230 700 955 815
Annapolis (N.S.) 21,140 410 15 30 200 0 10 0
Antigonish (N.S.) 18,715 380 55 45 155 20 10 0
Cape Breton (N.S.) ! 104,660 1,745 260 215 970 10 10 40
Colchester (N.S.) ! 49,515 1,155 180 90 705 25 50 0
Cumberland (N.S.) 31,175 530 20 45 315 15 15 0
Digby (N.S.) 18,715 495 0 15 455 0 10 0
Guysborough (N.S.) ! 8,950 390 15 20 325 0 0 0
Halifax (N.S.) ! 369,455 27,640 2,895 3,100 13,265 530 690 655
Hants (N.S.) 40,860 845 15 130 485 0 60 0
Inverness (N.S.) ! 18,750 255 25 75 120 10 15 0
Kings (N.S.) 59,260 1,380 55 260 740 80 25 50
Lunenburg (N.S.) 46,615 405 140 25 80 10 20 0
Pictou (N.S.) ! 45,815 800 45 120 540 0 10 0
Queens (N.S.) 11,050 145 0 20 110 0 0 0
Richmond (N.S.) 9,630 30 0 0 20 0 0 0
Shelburne (N.S.) 15,405 380 35 50 275 0 0 0
Victoria (N.S.) ! 7,500 40 0 25 10 10 0 0
Yarmouth (N.S.) 25,870 650 35 15 450 0 20 60
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Notes:

1. The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.'

2. For example, 'East Indian,' 'Pakistani,' 'Sri Lankan,' etc.

3. For example, 'Vietnamese,' 'Cambodian,' 'Malaysian,' 'Laotian,' etc.

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