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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 !      
Chadian 775 630 150
Dinka 495 330 170
Akan 660 470 185
Gambian 625 410 215
Ibo 715 490 225
Harari 755 470 280
Hmong 820 530 290
Gabonese 790 440 350
Tigrian 670 315 350
Ashanti 1,550 1,180 370
Seychellois 905 500 405
Zulu 625 215 410
Asian, n.o.s.4 555 145 415
Zambian 940 525 420
Amhara 1,065 625 440
Peulh 985 540 450
Kosovar 1,530 1,065 465
Montserratan 815 315 495
Samoan 560 45 515
Khmer 1,185 665 520
Tibetan 4,275 3,750 525
Burundian 4,650 4,050 600
Pacific Islander, n.i.e.3 775 145 625
Oromo 1,890 1,250 635
Kuwaiti 1,575 900 675
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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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