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Visible minority groups, percentage distribution, for Canada, provinces and territories - 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%
Ontario ! 100.0% 22.8% 6.6% 4.8% 3.9% 1.7% 1.2% 0.9%
Quebec ! 100.0% 8.8% 1.0% 1.1% 2.5% 0.3% 1.2% 0.7%
Nova Scotia ! 100.0% 4.2% 0.4% 0.5% 2.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Manitoba ! 100.0% 9.6% 1.5% 1.2% 1.4% 3.3% 0.6% 0.5%
Alberta ! 100.0% 13.9% 3.2% 3.7% 1.4% 1.6% 0.8% 0.9%
Northwest Territories 100.0% 5.5% 0.5% 0.8% 0.9% 1.7% 0.2% 0.9%
British Columbia ! 100.0% 24.8% 6.4% 10.0% 0.7% 2.2% 0.7% 1.0%
New Brunswick 100.0% 1.9% 0.3% 0.3% 0.6% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Prince Edward Island 100.0% 1.4% 0.1% 0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0%
Saskatchewan ! 100.0% 3.6% 0.5% 1.0% 0.5% 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Yukon Territory ! 100.0% 4.0% 0.6% 1.1% 0.4% 0.7% 0.3% 0.5%
Nunavut ! 100.0% 1.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0%
Newfoundland and Labrador 100.0% 1.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
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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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