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  • Table: 89-621-X2007012
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people of the Jamaican community in Canada. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Canadians of Jamaican origin make up one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. In 2001, the Jamaican community was the 4th largest non-European ethnic group in Canada after the Chinese, East Indian, and Filipino communities. That year, there were just over 210,000 people of Jamaican origin living in Canada. Together, they represented almost 1% of the total Canadian population.

    Release date: 2007-08-28

  • Table: 89-621-X2007013
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people of the Japanese community in Canada. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Canadians of Japanese origin make up the 9th largest non-European ethnic group in the country, after Chinese, East Indian, Filipino, Jamaican, Vietnamese, Lebanese, Korean, and Iranian. In 2001, just over 85,000 people of Japanese origin lived in Canada, representing 0.3% of the Canadian population.

    Release date: 2007-08-28

  • Table: 89-621-X2007014
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of the Korean community in Canada. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major ethnic communities.

    Canadians of Korean origin make up one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. In fact, the Korean community is the 7th largest non-European ethnic group in the country, after the Chinese, East Indian, Filipino, Jamaican, Vietnamese, and Lebanese populations. In 2001, just over 100,000 people of Korean origin lived in Canada. That year, they made up 0.3% of the total Canadian population.

    Release date: 2007-08-28

  • Table: 89-621-X2007015
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people of the Lebanese community in Canada. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    The Lebanese population in Canada is also growing considerably faster than the overall population. Between 1996 and 2001, for example, the number of people who said they had Lebanese origins rose by 9%, while the overall population grew by only 4%.

    Release date: 2007-08-28

  • Table: 89-621-X2007007
    Description:

    Canadians of Caribbean origin makes up one of the largest non-European ethnic origin groupings in Canada. In 2001, over a half a million people of Caribbean origin lived in Canada. That year, they represented almost 2% of the total population of Canada.

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural origin that originates in the Caribbean. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-08-14

  • Table: 89-621-X2007008
    Description:

    There were almost a quarter of a million Canadians with Latin American origin living in Canada in 2001. The Latin American community is also one of the fastest growing cultural groups in Canada; indeed, the number of people reporting Latin American origins rose by 32% between 1996 and 2001, while the overall population grew by only 4% in the same period.

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural origin that originates in Latin America. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-08-14

  • Table: 89-621-X2007009
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have ethnic or cultural ancestry in the Middle East or North Africa. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Almost 350,000 people of Arab origin live in Canada, representing just over 1% of the total Canadian population.

    Release date: 2007-08-14

  • Table: 89-621-X2007004
    Description:

    The people of East Indian origin make up the second largest non-European ethnic group in Canada. In 2001, over 700,000 people of East Indian origin lived in Canada. That year, they made up 2.4% of the total Canadian population. This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural ancestry that originates in East Asia, including their population characteristics, family status, educational attainment, labour force experience and incomes. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-07-16

  • Table: 89-621-X2007003
    Description:

    Canadians of West Asian origin make up one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. The West Asian community is also one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in Canada. This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in the West Asian community in Canada, including their population characteristics, family status, educational attainment, labour force experience and incomes. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-07-16

  • Table: 89-621-X2007005
    Description:

    Canadians of Filipino origin make up one of the largest non-European ethinic groups in Canada. In 2001, the Filipino community was the third largest non-European ethnic group in the country. That year, almost 328,000 people of Filipino origin lived in Canada, representing 1.1% of the total Canadian population. This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural ancestry that originates in the Philippines, including their population characteristics, family status, educational attainment, labour force experience and incomes. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-07-16

  • Table: 89-621-X2007006
    Description:

    The people of South Asian origin make up one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. In 2001, almost a million people of South Asian origin lived in Canada, representing about 3% of the total Canadian population. This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural ancestry that originates in South Asia, including their population characteristics, family status, educational attainment, labour force experience and incomes. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-07-16

  • Public use microdata: 89M0019X
    Description:

    The Ethnic Diversity Survey (2002) provides information on how people's backgrounds affect their participation in Canada's social, economic and cultural life of Canada. As well, it indicates how Canadians of different ethnic backgrounds interpret and report their ethnicity. Topics covered in the survey include ethnic ancestry, ethnic identity, place of birth, visible minority status, religion, religious participation, knowledge of languages, family background, family interaction, social networks, civic participation, interaction with society, attitudes, satisfaction with life, trust and socio-economic activities.

    The Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) was a post-censal survey which included about 42,500 people aged 15 and over who were interviewed by telephone in the 10 provinces between April and August 2002. The target population did not include persons living in collective dwellings, persons living on Indian reserves, persons declaring an Aboriginal origin or identity in the 2001 Census, or persons living in Northern and remote areas.

    The accompanying documentation is intended to facilitate use of the 2002 EDS public use microdata file. It contains contains information on survey methodology, variables and estimation procedures as well as the rules governing the dissemination of estimates.

    Release date: 2005-05-10

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-593-X
    Description:

    The Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) was developed by Statistics Canada in partnership with the Department of Canadian Heritage in order to provide new and important information on the ethnic and cultural background of people in Canada and how it relates to their lives in Canada today.

    The survey followed the 2001 Census with the census providing the frame for the sample. The target population for the survey was persons aged 15 years or older living in private households in the 10 provinces. The population did not include persons living in collective dwellings, persons living on Indian reserves, persons of Aboriginal origins living off-reserve, or persons living in Northern and remote areas. There was a separate post-censal survey designed for Aboriginal peoples, the Aboriginal Peoples Survey, which was conducted in 2001 and 2002.

    Using the EDS data, this article examines Canada's ethno-cultural mosaic in 2002, providing a portrait of the different generations of Canadians who today make up this country. It also analyses the level of attachment that people in the different generations and ethnic groups have to their own ethno-cultural backgrounds and to the broader Canadian society.

    Release date: 2003-09-29

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  • Table: 89-621-X2007012
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people of the Jamaican community in Canada. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Canadians of Jamaican origin make up one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. In 2001, the Jamaican community was the 4th largest non-European ethnic group in Canada after the Chinese, East Indian, and Filipino communities. That year, there were just over 210,000 people of Jamaican origin living in Canada. Together, they represented almost 1% of the total Canadian population.

    Release date: 2007-08-28

  • Table: 89-621-X2007013
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people of the Japanese community in Canada. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Canadians of Japanese origin make up the 9th largest non-European ethnic group in the country, after Chinese, East Indian, Filipino, Jamaican, Vietnamese, Lebanese, Korean, and Iranian. In 2001, just over 85,000 people of Japanese origin lived in Canada, representing 0.3% of the Canadian population.

    Release date: 2007-08-28

  • Table: 89-621-X2007014
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of the Korean community in Canada. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major ethnic communities.

    Canadians of Korean origin make up one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. In fact, the Korean community is the 7th largest non-European ethnic group in the country, after the Chinese, East Indian, Filipino, Jamaican, Vietnamese, and Lebanese populations. In 2001, just over 100,000 people of Korean origin lived in Canada. That year, they made up 0.3% of the total Canadian population.

    Release date: 2007-08-28

  • Table: 89-621-X2007015
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people of the Lebanese community in Canada. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    The Lebanese population in Canada is also growing considerably faster than the overall population. Between 1996 and 2001, for example, the number of people who said they had Lebanese origins rose by 9%, while the overall population grew by only 4%.

    Release date: 2007-08-28

  • Table: 89-621-X2007007
    Description:

    Canadians of Caribbean origin makes up one of the largest non-European ethnic origin groupings in Canada. In 2001, over a half a million people of Caribbean origin lived in Canada. That year, they represented almost 2% of the total population of Canada.

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural origin that originates in the Caribbean. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-08-14

  • Table: 89-621-X2007008
    Description:

    There were almost a quarter of a million Canadians with Latin American origin living in Canada in 2001. The Latin American community is also one of the fastest growing cultural groups in Canada; indeed, the number of people reporting Latin American origins rose by 32% between 1996 and 2001, while the overall population grew by only 4% in the same period.

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural origin that originates in Latin America. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-08-14

  • Table: 89-621-X2007009
    Description:

    This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have ethnic or cultural ancestry in the Middle East or North Africa. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Almost 350,000 people of Arab origin live in Canada, representing just over 1% of the total Canadian population.

    Release date: 2007-08-14

  • Table: 89-621-X2007004
    Description:

    The people of East Indian origin make up the second largest non-European ethnic group in Canada. In 2001, over 700,000 people of East Indian origin lived in Canada. That year, they made up 2.4% of the total Canadian population. This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural ancestry that originates in East Asia, including their population characteristics, family status, educational attainment, labour force experience and incomes. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-07-16

  • Table: 89-621-X2007003
    Description:

    Canadians of West Asian origin make up one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. The West Asian community is also one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in Canada. This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in the West Asian community in Canada, including their population characteristics, family status, educational attainment, labour force experience and incomes. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-07-16

  • Table: 89-621-X2007005
    Description:

    Canadians of Filipino origin make up one of the largest non-European ethinic groups in Canada. In 2001, the Filipino community was the third largest non-European ethnic group in the country. That year, almost 328,000 people of Filipino origin lived in Canada, representing 1.1% of the total Canadian population. This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural ancestry that originates in the Philippines, including their population characteristics, family status, educational attainment, labour force experience and incomes. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-07-16

  • Table: 89-621-X2007006
    Description:

    The people of South Asian origin make up one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. In 2001, almost a million people of South Asian origin lived in Canada, representing about 3% of the total Canadian population. This report describes the basic social and economic characteristics of people in Canada who have an ethnic or cultural ancestry that originates in South Asia, including their population characteristics, family status, educational attainment, labour force experience and incomes. It is part of a series of profiles of the country's major non-European ethnic groups.

    Release date: 2007-07-16

  • Public use microdata: 89M0019X
    Description:

    The Ethnic Diversity Survey (2002) provides information on how people's backgrounds affect their participation in Canada's social, economic and cultural life of Canada. As well, it indicates how Canadians of different ethnic backgrounds interpret and report their ethnicity. Topics covered in the survey include ethnic ancestry, ethnic identity, place of birth, visible minority status, religion, religious participation, knowledge of languages, family background, family interaction, social networks, civic participation, interaction with society, attitudes, satisfaction with life, trust and socio-economic activities.

    The Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) was a post-censal survey which included about 42,500 people aged 15 and over who were interviewed by telephone in the 10 provinces between April and August 2002. The target population did not include persons living in collective dwellings, persons living on Indian reserves, persons declaring an Aboriginal origin or identity in the 2001 Census, or persons living in Northern and remote areas.

    The accompanying documentation is intended to facilitate use of the 2002 EDS public use microdata file. It contains contains information on survey methodology, variables and estimation procedures as well as the rules governing the dissemination of estimates.

    Release date: 2005-05-10

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  • Journals and periodicals: 89-593-X
    Description:

    The Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) was developed by Statistics Canada in partnership with the Department of Canadian Heritage in order to provide new and important information on the ethnic and cultural background of people in Canada and how it relates to their lives in Canada today.

    The survey followed the 2001 Census with the census providing the frame for the sample. The target population for the survey was persons aged 15 years or older living in private households in the 10 provinces. The population did not include persons living in collective dwellings, persons living on Indian reserves, persons of Aboriginal origins living off-reserve, or persons living in Northern and remote areas. There was a separate post-censal survey designed for Aboriginal peoples, the Aboriginal Peoples Survey, which was conducted in 2001 and 2002.

    Using the EDS data, this article examines Canada's ethno-cultural mosaic in 2002, providing a portrait of the different generations of Canadians who today make up this country. It also analyses the level of attachment that people in the different generations and ethnic groups have to their own ethno-cultural backgrounds and to the broader Canadian society.

    Release date: 2003-09-29

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