The Jamaican Community in Canada - ARCHIVED

Profiles of a community or region: 89-621-X2007012


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.

Issue Number: 2007012
Author(s): Lindsay, Colin
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