The Latin American Community in Canada - ARCHIVED

Profiles of a community or region: 89-621-X2007008


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.

Issue Number: 2007008
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