Ethnic/Racial Groups for Canada
Thursday May 12, 2011 by William Neal
I need to understand how to ask race/ethnicity for a phone survey of Canadians. What categories should I include?
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Major Ethnic and Racial Groups in Canada
Saturday October 3, 2015 by Alex Hales
This is a reply to: Ethnic/Racial Groups for Canada
In the major cities about half the people are non european immigrants. Outside of that it's still mostly white people, with a bigger aboriginal population in the North. According to Wikipedia--
The largest ethnic group is English (21%), followed by French (15.8%), Scottish (15.2%), Irish (13.9%), German (10.2%), Italian (5%), Chinese (4%), Ukrainian (3.6%), and First Nations (3.5%); Approximately, one third of respondents identified their ethnicity as "Canadian. Canada's aboriginal population is growing almost twice as fast as the Canadian average. In 2006, 16.2% of the population belonged to non-aboriginal visible minorities.
I don't get why I'm getting thumbs down for a factual answer. What's wrong with people?
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