Infographic 7
Most common ethnic or cultural origins reported in the territories

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Infographic description

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

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

For Yukon, the biggest word is "English," representing 23.0% of all single and multiple ethnic or cultural origin responses in this territory. The other ethnic or cultural origins reported most often are "Scottish," 21.2%; "Irish," 18.8%; "German," 13.5%; "Canadian," 11.8%; "French," 10.7%; "First Nations (North American Indian)," 9.0%; "Ukrainian," 5.0%; "Dutch," 4.6%; "Filipino," 4.5%; "Norwegian," 3.8%; "British Isles," 3.3%; "Métis," 3.1%; "Welsh," 2.9%; "Polish," 2.5%; "European," 2.4%; "White," 2.4%; "Tutchone," 2.3%; "Swedish," 2.2%; "Tlingit," 2.2%; and "Chinese," 2.1%.

For the Northwest Territories, the biggest word is "English," representing 13.6% of all single and multiple ethnic or cultural origin responses in this territory. The other ethnic or cultural origins reported most often are "Scottish," 13.1%; "Dene," 11.7%; "Irish," 11.7%; "Canadian," 8.4%; "French," 8.2%; "Inuvialuit," 8.1%; "First Nations (North American Indian)," 7.2%; "German," 7.0%; "Métis," 6.3%; "Gwich'in," 4.6%; "Tlicho (Dogrib)," 4.3%; "Filipino," 3.9%; "Inuit," 3.4%; "Cree," 3.3%; "Ukrainian," 2.6%; "Chipewyan (Denesuline)," 2.5%; "Dutch," 2.3%; "White," 2.3%; and "British Isles," 2.2%.

For Nunavut, the biggest word is "Inuit," representing 83.9% of all single and multiple ethnic or cultural origin responses in this territory. The other ethnic or cultural origins reported most often are "Scottish," 5.7%; "Irish," 4.3%; "English," 3.8%; "Canadian," 2.8%; and "French," 2.4%.

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 territory.

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

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