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Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations - 20% sample data

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Ethnic origins Total responses1 Single responses Multiple responses1
Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest
Halifax, CMA (N.S.) !      
Total population2 369,455 171,520 197,935
Canadian 139,060 72,000 67,055
English 126,250 26,545 99,710
Scottish 110,085 17,055 93,030
Irish 90,675 10,215 80,455
French 66,415 8,250 58,165
German 44,630 5,335 39,295
Dutch (Netherlands) 14,645 1,725 12,920
North American Indian 12,740 1,230 11,515
Welsh 8,220 425 7,795
British Isles, n.i.e.3 7,045 1,820 5,225
Italian 6,700 1,305 5,395
Polish 5,380 1,215 4,160
Acadian 5,270 1,040 4,235
Ukrainian 4,030 555 3,480
Lebanese 3,895 1,960 1,940
Chinese 3,720 2,640 1,080
African, n.i.e.3 3,475 1,165 2,315
Black 3,205 1,525 1,675
American 2,940 195 2,745
East Indian 2,780 1,880 895
Métis 2,445 275 2,170
Norwegian 2,385 235 2,150
Spanish 2,185 245 1,940
Jewish 2,090 490 1,605
Danish 1,975 230 1,745
Russian 1,890 220 1,665
Portuguese 1,825 475 1,345
Swedish 1,815 105 1,705
Greek 1,815 1,155 660
Hungarian (Magyar) 1,325 285 1,045
Swiss 1,195 90 1,100
Arab, n.i.e.3 1,160 830 335
Austrian 1,010 95 920
Belgian 970 90 875
Egyptian 920 595 325
Newfoundlander 765 195 570
Inuit 690 110 580
Finnish 690 55 630
Iranian 685 525 160
Jamaican 665 165 495
Korean 665 635 30
Romanian 635 130 510
West Indian 600 115 490
Filipino 595 285 305
Palestinian 555 450 105
Croatian 520 215 310
Czech 500 105 400
Vietnamese 460 355 100
European, n.i.e.3 445 255 185
Japanese 445 240 210
Scandinavian, n.i.e.3 375 70 310
Yugoslav, n.i.e.3 360 165 195
Turk 355 105 250
Pakistani 340 295 35
Syrian 335 85 255
Mexican 330 110 220
Australian 330 0 325
Icelandic 260 45 215
Slovak 240 45 190
Nigerian 235 195 45
Iraqi 235 235 0
Barbadian 220 75 140
Estonian 220 85 135
Nova Scotian 215 100 115
Lithuanian 215 30 185
Bulgarian 210 50 155
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 205 10 190
Czechoslovakian 205 40 165
Bosnian 205 115 90
South African 205 20 180
Latvian 195 25 170
Flemish 185 15 175
Maltese 185 20 165
Serbian 180 90 85
Bermudan 175 20 160
Libyan 170 80 95
West Asian, n.i.e.3 155 95 60
Cuban 150 55 90
Kuwaiti 150 75 75
Caribbean, n.i.e.3 145 35 110
Aboriginal from Central/South America 145 0 140
Albanian 145 100 45
Sri Lankan 145 45 100
Yemeni 135 75 55
Jordanian 120 95 25
South Asian, n.i.e.3 120 125 0
Basque 110 15 95
Indonesian 110 40 70
Colombian 105 60 40
New Zealander 105 10 100
Guyanese 100 15 85
Armenian 100 20 75
Québécois 90 15 75
Latin, Central or South American, n.i.e.3 85 30 55
Ghanaian 85 70 20
Kurd 85 85 0
Venezuelan 80 0 80
Ethiopian 80 65 15
Afghan 80 50 35
Somali 75 55 20
Moroccan 75 40 35
Bahamian 70 15 50
Togolese 70 0 75
Maya 65 0 65
Grenadian 60 0 60
Puerto Rican 60 0 60
Peruvian 60 25 30
Salvadorean 55 10 40
Cypriot 55 15 45
Slovenian 55 15 40
Eritrean 55 55 0
Hispanic 50 0 50
Bengali 50 40 0
Panamanian 45 0 45
Byelorussian 45 10 40
Slav (European) 45 10 40
Punjabi 45 15 30
Dominican, n.o.s.4 40 10 35
Haitian 40 25 10
Chilean 40 10 30
Ugandan 40 10 30
Zimbabwean 40 35 0
Israeli 40 10 30
Malaysian 40 0 40
Thai 40 30 10
St. Lucian 35 10 25
Zambian 35 25 10
Brazilian 30 10 25
Frisian 30 10 20
Gypsy (Roma) 30 0 35
Oromo 30 25 0
Azerbaijani 30 0 30
Pashtun 30 30 0
Bangladeshi 30 35 0
Mongolian 30 15 15
Antiguan 25 20 0
Argentinian 25 0 25
Honduran 25 0 25
Paraguayan 25 0 25
Cameroonian 25 25 0
Kenyan 25 0 20
Sudanese 25 20 0
Sinhalese 25 20 10
Burmese 25 0 25
Taiwanese 25 25 0
Polynesian 25 0 20
Manx 20 10 15
Macedonian 20 0 15
Sicilian 20 0 20
East African 20 0 15
Yoruba 20 20 0
Saudi Arabian 20 0 20
East or Southeast Asian, n.i.e.3 20 0 20
Cornish 15 0 15
Nicaraguan 15 10 0
Luxembourger 15 0 10
Afrikaner 15 0 15
Sierra Leonean 15 10 10
Tunisian 15 0 15
Assyrian 15 0 10
Tatar 15 0 20
Asian, n.o.s.4 15 0 15
Hawaiian 15 0 10
Maori 15 0 10
Carib 10 0 10
Vincentian/Grenadinian 10 10 10
Belizean 10 10 10
Kosovar 10 10 0
Montenegrin 10 0 0
Amhara 10 10 0
Congolese, n.o.s.4 10 0 0
Gambian 10 0 10
Mauritian 10 0 10
Zulu 10 10 0
Berber 10 10 0
Goan 10 10 0
Tamil 10 0 10
Fijian 10 0 0
Pacific Islander, n.i.e.3 10 0 10
Ontarian 0 0 0
Other provincial or regional groups 0 0 10
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0
Martinican 0 0 0
Montserratan 0 0 0
Bolivian 0 0 0
Costa Rican 0 0 0
Ecuadorian 0 0 10
Guatemalan 0 0 0
Uruguayan 0 0 0
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 0 0 0
Ashanti 0 0 0
Bantu 0 0 0
Burundian 0 0 0
Chadian 0 0 0
Congolese (Zairian) 0 10 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Gabonese 0 0 0
Guinean, n.o.s.4 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Ibo 0 0 0
Ivorian 0 0 0
Malagasy 0 0 0
Malian 0 0 0
Peulh 0 0 0
Rwandan 0 0 0
Senegalese 0 0 0
Seychellois 0 0 0
Tanzanian 0 10 0
Tigrian 0 0 0
Algerian 0 0 10
Maghrebi, n.i.e.3 0 0 10
Georgian 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Cambodian 0 0 0
Hmong 0 0 0
Khmer 0 0 0
Laotian 0 0 0
Singaporean 0 0 0
Tibetan 0 0 0
Samoan 0 0 0


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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