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Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data

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Ethnic origins Total responses1 Single responses Multiple responses1
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Canada !      
Dinka 495 330 170
Asian, n.o.s.4 555 145 415
Samoan 560 45 515
Gambian 625 410 215
Zulu 625 215 410
Akan 660 470 185
Tigrian 670 315 350
Ibo 715 490 225
Harari 755 470 280
Chadian 775 630 150
Pacific Islander, n.i.e.3 775 145 625
Gabonese 790 440 350
Montserratan 815 315 495
Hmong 820 530 290
Belizean 875 135 735
Martinican 895 140 750
Seychellois 905 500 405
Zambian 940 525 420
Peulh 985 540 450
Amhara 1,065 625 440
Polynesian 1,100 70 1,035
Khmer 1,185 665 520
Malian 1,370 610 760
Singaporean 1,390 300 1,085
Malagasy 1,505 730 775
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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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