Population by selected ethnic origins, by province and territory (2006 Census) (British Columbia)

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Population by selected ethnic origins, by province and territory (2006 Census)
(British Columbia)
  Total responses Single responses Multiple responses
  number
B.C.  
Total population 4,074,385 2,131,295 1,943,095
Ethnic origin  
British Isles origins 1,860,675 400,620 1,460,055
European origins 1,591,085 461,245 1,129,840
English 1,207,245 242,610 964,635
Scottish 828,145 87,025 741,120
Western European origins 783,100 185,050 598,050
Other North American origins 766,305 271,160 495,145
Canadian 720,200 264,515 455,685
East and Southeast Asian origins 650,110 556,050 94,055
Irish 618,120 46,105 572,015
German 561,570 114,130 447,440
Eastern European origins 493,365 116,945 376,425
Chinese 432,435 377,550 54,890
French origins 363,205 35,230 327,975
French 361,215 34,830 326,390
Northern European origins 321,970 45,200 276,770
Scandinavian origins 298,150 38,360 259,785
Southern European origins 291,330 101,720 189,615
South Asian origins 265,595 231,915 33,675
Aboriginal origins 250,900 90,970 159,930
East Indian 232,370 202,465 29,905
Ukrainian 197,265 37,450 159,815
Dutch (Netherlands) 196,420 56,660 139,760
North American Indian 193,060 80,975 112,085
Italian 143,155 45,680 97,475
Norwegian 129,420 14,510 114,910
Polish 128,360 24,640 103,720
Russian 114,105 21,740 92,365
Welsh 104,275 6,210 98,065
Swedish 104,025 9,600 94,420

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