Table 1
Voting rates by immigrant status and country/region of birth

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Table 1 Voting rates by immigrant status and country/region of birth
  Both sexes Men Women
%
Immigrant status
All 66.5 65.6 67.4
Canadian-born 67.1 65.9 68.3
Established immigrant 66.3 66.8 65.9
Recent immigrant 51.1 51.2 51.0
Country of birth
Western/Northern Europe1 76.6 78.5 74.7
United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand 75.2 73.8 76.4
Southern Asia 68.1 68.2 68.1
Southern Europe 67.8 69.2 66.4
Canada 67.1 65.9 68.3
Eastern Europe 62.8 62.6 63.0
Africa 62.2 67.2 56.4
Caribbean, Central/South America 61.0 60.0 61.8
Southeast Asia 58.5 59.0 58.2
Other 57.2 58.9 55.8
Eastern Asia 54.1 53.5 54.6
West Central Asia and Middle East 53.4 52.7 54.3
1. Excludes the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, May 2011.
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