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Most common ethnic or cultural origins reported in the Prairie provinces

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Infographic description

The title of the infographic is "Most common ethnic or cultural origins reported in the Prairie provinces"

This infographic presents three word clouds that illustrate the most common ethnic or cultural origins reported in the Prairie provinces. The size of the font is proportional to the number of total responses for a given ethnic or cultural origin.

For Manitoba, the biggest word is "English," representing 16.1% of all single and multiple ethnic or cultural origin responses in this province. The other ethnic or cultural origins reported most often are "Scottish," 14.5%; "German," 13.6%; "Ukrainian," 12.6%; "Irish," 11.0%; "French," 9.3%; "Canadian," 8.4%; "Filipino," 7.0%; "Métis," 6.8%; "Polish," 6.0%; "First Nations (North American Indian)," 4.5%; "Mennonite," 3.9%; "Russian," 3.7%; "Dutch," 3.3%; "Cree," 3.1%; "Indian (India)," 3.0%; "Icelandic," 2.4%; "Chinese," 2.3%; and "British Isles," 2.1%.

For Saskatchewan, the biggest word is "German," representing 24.7% of all single and multiple ethnic or cultural origin responses in this province. The other ethnic or cultural origins reported most often are "English," 19.9%; "Scottish," 15.9%; "Irish," 13.2%; "Ukrainian," 12.6%; "French," 9.8%; "Canadian," 9.7%; "Norwegian," 6.4%; "Métis," 5.1%; "Polish," 5.0%; "First Nations (North American Indian)," 4.6%; "Cree," 4.2%; "Filipino," 3.6%; "Russian," 3.3%; "Swedish," 2.9%; "Dutch," 2.7%; and "Hungarian," 2.6%.

For Alberta, the biggest word is "English," representing 18.3% of all single and multiple ethnic or cultural origin responses in this province. The other ethnic or cultural origins reported most often are "German," 15.3%; "Scottish," 15.1%; "Irish," 13.5%; "Canadian," 11.6%; "Ukrainian," 8.2%; "French," 8.2%; "Filipino," 4.9%; "Chinese," 4.3%; "Dutch," 4.2%; "Polish," 4.1%; "Indian (India)," 3.7%; "Norwegian," 3.7%; "British Isles," 3.0%; "Métis," 2.8%; "Italian," 2.4%; "Russian," 2.3%; and "Swedish," 2.2%.

Note(s): The size of the ethnic or cultural origins in the word clouds represents the number of total responses for a given origin. The ethnic and cultural origins presented in the word clouds are the ones reported, alone or with other origins, by more than 2% of the population for a given province.

Source(s): Census of Population, 2021 (3901).

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