Population by selected ethnic origins, by census metropolitan areas (2006 Census) (St. John's, Halifax)

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Population by selected ethnic origins, by census metropolitan areas (2006 Census)
(St. John's, Halifax)
  Total
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St. John's  
Total - Ethnic origin 179,270 114,820 64,450
British Isles origins 114,750 53,890 60,865
English 80,690 32,905 47,785
Other North American origins 80,465 54,740 25,730
Canadian 77,980 53,875 24,105
Irish 56,880 18,120 38,760
Scottish 15,595 2,075 13,525
European origins 10,545 1,835 8,710
French origins 8,950 615 8,335
French 8,860 585 8,275
Aboriginal origins 5,415 950 4,465
Western European origins 5,265 630 4,640
German 4,015 460 3,550
North American Indian 3,500 465 3,040
Newfoundlander 2,455 780 1,675
Southern European origins 2,330 520 1,810
British Isles, not included elsewhere 1,900 665 1,235
Northern European origins 1,850 190 1,660
Welsh 1,845 125 1,720
Scandinavian origins 1,790 195 1,600
Eastern European origins 1,785 385 1,400
East and Southeast Asian origins 1,565 1,060 500
Inuit 1,245 220 1,025
Chinese 1,160 840 325
Dutch (Netherlands) 1,085 120 960
South Asian origins 950 790 160
Norwegian 875 100 775
Métis 855 265 585
Italian 795 170 630
  Total
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Halifax  
Total - Ethnic origin 369,455 171,525 197,935
British Isles origins 226,300 56,065 170,235
Other North American origins 141,725 72,515 69,215
Canadian 139,055 72,000 67,060
English 126,255 26,540 99,710
Scottish 110,085 17,055 93,030
Irish 90,670 10,220 80,450
European origins 85,500 15,590 69,905
French origins 69,425 9,290 60,140
French 66,415 8,250 58,165
Western European origins 56,480 7,350 49,125
German 44,625 5,335 39,290
Aboriginal origins 15,565 1,615 13,950
Dutch (Netherlands) 14,645 1,725 12,920
Southern European origins 13,910 3,980 9,925
Eastern European origins 13,045 2,740 10,300
North American Indian 12,740 1,230 11,510
Welsh 8,220 425 7,795
African origins 7,775 3,380 4,400
Arab origins 7,405 4,520 2,885
Northern European origins 7,110 745 6,360
British Isles, not included elsewhere 7,040 1,820 5,225
Italian 6,700 1,305 5,395
Scandinavian origins 6,495 690 5,805
East and Southeast Asian origins 6,030 4,280 1,750
Polish 5,375 1,215 4,160
Acadian 5,270 1,040 4,235
Ukrainian 4,030 550 3,475
Lebanese 3,895 1,960 1,935

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