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Canada’s New ‘Census’ / One in five of the total population identified themselves as a member of visible minorities

Canada is increasingly a nation of visible minorities – one in five of the total population identified themselves as a member of this group in 2011. Of these visible minorities, a third were born in Canada. And they are young – the visible minority population has a median age of 33, compared with 40 for the population as a whole.

In addition, one out of five people in Canada’s population is foreign-born. Many have lived in the country for many years, while others are relative newcomers. More than one million foreign-born people immigrated to Canada between 2006 and 2011. Asia, including the Middle East, remains the largest source of immigrants.

There was a slight increase in the share of immigrants from Africa, Caribbean and Central and South America over the last five years. Of the recent immigrants born in Africa, the three leading countries of birth were Algeria, Morocco and Nigeria. Colombia, Mexico and Haiti were the top source countries of newcomers from the Caribbean, Central and South America.

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via Canadians losing their religion and other survey highlights – The Globe and Mail.

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