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Visible minority groups, 2006 counts, for Canada and census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations - 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
Toronto, CMA (Ont.) 5,072,070 2,174,065 684,070 486,330 352,220 171,985 99,290 70,215
Vancouver, CMA (B.C.) ! 2,097,965 875,300 207,160 381,535 20,670 78,890 22,695 33,470
Montréal, CMA (Que.) ! 3,588,520 590,375 70,615 72,015 169,065 23,505 75,400 44,970
Calgary, CMA (Alta.) ! 1,070,295 237,890 57,700 66,375 21,060 25,565 13,415 15,750
Ottawa - Gatineau, CMA (Ont.) ! 1,117,120 179,295 27,135 32,445 45,060 7,330 10,630 11,670
Edmonton, CMA (Alta.) ! 1,024,825 175,295 40,205 47,200 20,380 19,625 9,210 11,025
   Ottawa - Gatineau (Ontario part), CMA 835,470 162,405 26,640 30,840 39,280 7,130 8,090 10,415
Winnipeg, CMA (Man.) ! 686,040 102,940 15,295 12,810 14,470 36,935 5,475 5,340
Hamilton, CMA (Ont.) 683,450 84,290 19,970 11,660 16,480 4,880 6,755 6,805
Kitchener, CMA (Ont.) 446,495 61,455 16,240 9,155 9,450 1,850 6,805 6,150
Windsor, CMA (Ont.) 320,730 51,200 10,270 7,825 9,485 3,145 2,905 2,945
London, CMA (Ont.) ! 452,575 50,300 6,415 6,550 8,260 1,985 7,920 4,050
Abbotsford, CMA (B.C.) ! 156,640 35,715 25,580 2,240 930 725 1,280 1,660
Victoria, CMA (B.C.) ! 325,060 33,870 7,210 12,325 2,360 2,765 1,845 1,585
Oshawa, CMA (Ont.) 328,065 33,700 6,195 3,690 12,605 2,155 1,665 670
Halifax, CMA (N.S.) ! 369,455 27,645 2,900 3,105 13,270 530 690 655
St. Catharines - Niagara, CMA (Ont.) ! 385,035 25,470 3,595 3,600 5,030 2,130 4,205 2,090
   Ottawa - Gatineau (Quebec part), CMA ! 281,650 16,890 490 1,605 5,780 195 2,540 1,255
Québec, CMA (Que.) ! 704,185 16,355 535 1,850 5,085 120 3,150 1,615
Guelph, CMA (Ont.) 126,085 16,025 3,875 3,110 1,605 1,965 1,070 1,600
Saskatoon, CMA (Sask.) 230,850 14,870 2,230 4,245 1,900 1,915 1,050 1,015
Regina, CMA (Sask.) 192,435 12,605 1,975 3,340 2,170 1,235 960 1,260
Barrie, CMA (Ont.) 175,335 10,130 1,900 1,180 2,310 875 1,160 530
Kingston, CMA (Ont.) ! 148,475 8,600 1,785 2,470 1,170 485 740 325
Kelowna, CMA (B.C.) ! 160,560 8,320 2,345 1,470 660 415 525 715
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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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