Minority Views on the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act

Appendix 3

2001 – Census of Canada: Ethnic Origin Groups

Ethnic Origin 

Source: Statistics Canada ΠCatalogue No. 92-378-XIE

2001 Census Dictionary ΠInternet Version, Appendix C, p.297-302

Definition: Refers to the ethnic or cultural group(s) to which the respondent(s) ancestors belong. In 2001, the respondent was asked is: To which ethnic or cultural group(s) did this person(s) ancestors belong? The 2001 question of ethnic origin did not include any mark-in categories. Participants were required to write in their ethnic origin(s) in four write-in spaces. In 2001, the ethnic origin question gave 25 examples: Canadian, French, English, Chinese, Italian, German, Scottish, Irish, Cree, Micmac, Métis, Inuit (Eskimo),East Indian, Ukrainian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Filipino, Jewish, Greek, Jamaican, Vietnamese, Lebanese, Chilean and Somali.

Ethnic Origin Groups

  • British Isles Origins
    • English
    • Irish
    • Scottish
    • Welsh
    • British, n.i.e.
  • Canadian Origins
    • Canadian
  • French Origins
    • Acadian
    • French
  • Aboriginal Origins
    • Inuit
    • Métis
    • North American Indian
  • North American Origins
    • American
    • Canadian
    • Newfoundlander
    • Québécois
    • Other provincial or regional groups
  • Caribbean Origins
    • Antiguan
    • Bahamian
    • Barbadian
    • Bermudan
    • Cuban
    • Dominican
    • Grenadian
    • Guyanese
    • Haitian
    • Jamaican
    • Kittitian/Nevisian
    • Martinique
    • Puerto Rican
    • St. Lucian
    • Tobagonian
    • Trinidadian/Tobagonian
    • Vincentian/Grenadinian
    • West Indian
    • Caribbean, n.i.e.
  • Latin/Central/South American Origins
    • Argentinian
    • Belizean
    • Bolivian
    • Brazilian
    • Chilean
    • Colombian
    • Costa Rican
    • Ecuadorian
    • Guatemalan
    • Hispanic
    • Honduran
    • Maya
    • Mexican
    • Nicaraguan
    • Panamanian
    • Paraguayan
    • Peruvian
    • Salvadorean
    • Uruguayan
    • Venezuelan
    • Latin/Central/South American, n.i.e.
  • European Origins
  • Western European Origins
    • Austrian
    • Belgian
    • Dutch (Netherlands)
    • Flemish
    • Frisian (Netherlands)
    • German
    • Luxembourger
    • Swiss
  • Northern European Origins
    • Danish
    • Finnish
    • Icelandic
    • Norwegian
    • Swedish
    • Scandinavian, n.i.e.
  • Eastern European Origins
    • Byelorussian
    • Czech
    • Czechoslovakian
    • Estonian
    • Hungarian (Magyar)
    • Latvian
    • Lithuanian
    • Polish
    • Romanian
    • Russian
    • Slovak
    • Ukrainian
  • Southern European Origins
    • Albanian
    • Bosnian
    • Bulgarian
    • Croatian
    • Cypriot
    • Greek
    • Italian
    • Kosovar
    • Albanian
    • Macedonian
    • Maltese
    • Montenegrin
    • Portuguese
    • Serbian
    • Slovenian
    • Spanish
    • Yugoslav, n.i.e.
  • Other European Origins
    • Basque
    • Gypsy (Roma)
    • Jewish
    • Slav (European)
    • European, n.i.e.
  • African Origins
    • Afrikaner
    • Akan
    • Ghanaian
    • Angolan
    • Ashanti
    • Black
    • Burundian
    • Cameroonian
    • Congolese
    • East African
    • Eritrean
    • Ethiopian
    • Ghanaian
    • Guinean
    • Ibo
    • Nigerian
    • Ivoirean
    • Kenyan
    • Malagasy
    • Malian
    • Mauritian
    • Oromo
    • Rwandan
    • Senegalese
    • Seychellois
    • Sierra Leonean
    • Somali
    • South African
    • Sudanese
    • Tanzanian
    • Togolese
    • Ugandan
    • Yoruba
    • Zairian
    • Zimbabwean
    • African (Black), n.i.e.
    • African, n.i.e.
  • Arab Origins
    • Algerian
    • Berber
    • Egyptian
    • Iraqi
    • Jordanian
    • Kuwaiti
    • Lebanese
    • Lybian
    • Moroccan
    • Palestinian
    • Saudi Arabian
    • Syrian
    • Tunisian
    • Yemeni
    • Maghrebi,n.i.e.
    • Arab, n.i.e.
  • West Asian Origins
    • Afghan
    • Armenian
    • Assyrian
    • Azerbaijani
    • Georgian
    • Iranian
    • Kurd
    • Pashtun
    • Tartar
    • Turk
    • West Asian, n.i.e.
  • South Asian Origins
    • Bangladeshi
    • Bengali
    • Goan
    • Gujarati
    • Kashmiri
    • Pakistani
    • Punjabi
    • Nepali
    • Sinhalese
    • Sri Lankan
    • Tamil
    • South Asian, n.i.e.
  • East and Southeast Asian Origins
    • Burmese
    • Cambodian
    • Laotian
    • Chinese
    • Indonesian
    • Japanese
    • Khmer
    • Burmese
    • Filipino
    • Korean
    • Malaysian
    • Mongolian
    • Taiwanese
    • Thai
    • Tibetan
    • Vietnamese
    • Asian, n.o.s.
    • East/Southeast Asian, n.i.e.
  • Oceania Origins
    • Fijian
    • Hawaian
    • Maori
    • Australian
    • Polynesian
    • New Zealander
    • Pacific Islander, n.i.e.

Note:

  • n.i.e. = Not included elsewhere
  • n.o.s. = not otherwise specified
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