Visible minority population, by province and territory (2006 Census)

Visible minority population, by province and territory (2006 Census)
Definitions
 
Visible minority population: Under the Employment Equity Act, members of visible minorities are persons, other than Aboriginal persons, who are not white in race or colour. Under this definition, regulations specify the following groups as visible minorities: Chinese, South Asians, Blacks, Arabs, West Asians, Filipinos, Southeast Asians, Latin Americans, Japanese, Koreans and other visible minority groups, such as Pacific Islanders.
 
Visible minority not included elsewhere: Includes respondents who reported a single write-in response indicating a Pacific Islander group (e.g., Fijian or Polynesian) or another single write-in response likely to be a visible minority group (e.g., Guyanese, West Indian).
 
Multiple visible minority: Includes respondents who reported more than one visible minority group.