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Visible minority groups, percentage distribution, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities) with 5,000-plus population - 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 ! 100.0% 16.2% 4.0% 3.9% 2.5% 1.3% 1.0% 0.8%
Markham, T (Ont.) 100.0% 65.4% 17.3% 34.2% 3.1% 2.8% 0.5% 0.8%
Richmond, CY (B.C.) 100.0% 65.1% 8.0% 43.6% 0.8% 5.5% 0.7% 0.9%
Brampton, CY (Ont.) 100.0% 57.0% 31.7% 1.8% 12.4% 2.8% 2.0% 1.4%
Burnaby, CY (B.C.) ! 100.0% 55.4% 8.4% 30.3% 1.2% 3.9% 1.4% 1.5%
Greater Vancouver A, RDA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 55.2% 2.7% 30.8% 1.4% 0.2% 1.6% 1.0%
Vancouver, CY (B.C.) ! 100.0% 51.0% 5.7% 29.4% 0.9% 5.0% 1.4% 2.6%
Mississauga, CY (Ont.) 100.0% 49.0% 20.2% 6.9% 6.2% 4.6% 1.9% 2.1%
Toronto, C (Ont.) ! 100.0% 46.9% 12.0% 11.4% 8.4% 4.1% 2.6% 1.5%
Surrey, CY (B.C.) ! 100.0% 46.1% 27.5% 5.1% 1.3% 4.2% 1.0% 2.4%
Richmond Hill, T (Ont.) 100.0% 45.7% 7.0% 21.4% 2.1% 1.7% 0.8% 0.6%
Coquitlam, CY (B.C.) 100.0% 38.6% 3.7% 17.2% 0.9% 2.7% 1.3% 0.9%
Ajax, T (Ont.) 100.0% 35.6% 10.8% 2.1% 13.0% 3.0% 0.8% 0.5%
Brossard, V (Que.) ! 100.0% 34.3% 5.4% 11.3% 3.4% 1.4% 3.0% 2.5%
Dollard-Des Ormeaux, V (Que.) ! 100.0% 30.9% 9.8% 3.2% 5.6% 3.3% 1.3% 1.0%
Pickering, CY (Ont.) 100.0% 30.5% 9.1% 2.1% 10.1% 3.1% 0.8% 0.4%
New Westminster, CY (B.C.) ! 100.0% 29.6% 8.1% 6.5% 2.4% 5.7% 1.4% 0.7%
Delta, DM (B.C.) ! 100.0% 27.0% 14.8% 6.1% 0.5% 1.9% 0.7% 0.4%
Vaughan, CY (Ont.) 100.0% 26.6% 8.6% 4.2% 2.6% 2.3% 2.0% 1.8%
Abbotsford, CY (B.C.) ! 100.0% 26.4% 19.1% 1.7% 0.6% 0.5% 0.9% 1.2%
North Vancouver, CY (B.C.) ! 100.0% 26.2% 3.0% 4.9% 0.7% 4.3% 1.0% 0.5%
Montréal, V (Que.) ! 100.0% 26.0% 3.2% 3.0% 7.7% 1.1% 3.4% 1.9%
Port Coquitlam, CY (B.C.) ! 100.0% 25.7% 4.7% 9.3% 1.1% 2.3% 0.9% 0.8%
Port Moody, CY (B.C.) ! 100.0% 25.3% 3.0% 8.9% 1.0% 2.7% 0.8% 0.3%
Calgary, CY (Alta.) ! 100.0% 23.7% 5.7% 6.7% 2.1% 2.5% 1.3% 1.6%
Edmonton, CY (Alta.) ! 100.0% 22.9% 5.3% 6.3% 2.6% 2.5% 1.2% 1.5%
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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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