Table 6
Population belonging to visible minority groups, Canada, 2006

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Table 6
Population belonging to visible minority groups, Canada, 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of Population belonging to visible minority groups. The information is grouped by Visible minority group appearing as row headers and is grouped by Females, Males appearing as column headers, calculated using thousands, as a % of all females, as a % of all females who belong to a visible minority group, as a % of visible minority group, as a % of all males, as a % of all males who belong to a visible minority group as a unit of measure.
Visible minority group Females Males
thousands as a %
of all females
as a % of all females who belong to a visible minority group as a % of visible
minority group
thousands as a %
of all males
as a % of all males who belong to a visible minority group
Chinese 632.3 4.0 24.3 52.0 584.3 3.8 23.7
South Asian 625.7 3.9 24.0 49.5 637.2 4.2 25.9
Black 408.1 2.6 15.7 52.1 375.7 2.5 15.2
Filipino 235.1 1.5 9.0 57.2 175.6 1.1 7.1
Latin American 156.3 1.0 6.0 51.4 147.9 1.0 6.0
Southeast Asian 123.5 0.8 4.7 51.5 116.4 0.8 4.7
Arab and West Asian 199.0 1.3 7.6 47.1 223.3 1.5 9.1
Korean 73.3 0.5 2.8 51.7 68.6 0.4 2.8
Japanese 45.1 0.3 1.7 55.5 36.2 0.2 1.5
Other visible minority 37.6 0.2 1.4 52.6 33.8 0.2 1.4
Multiple visible minority
groups
68.1 0.4 2.6 51.1 65.1 0.4 2.6
Total visible
minority population
2,604.1 16.4 100.0 51.4 2,464.0 16.1 100.0
Total non-visible
minority population
13,310.7 83.6 12,862.2 83.9
Total population 15,914.8 100.0 15,326.3 100.0
… not applicable
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
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