Salvadoran Canadian

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Salvadorean Canadian
Total population
By birth: 43,655
By ancestry: 63,965 (0.2%)[1]
Regions with significant populations
 Canada
Ontario Ontario 28,765 (0.23%)
Quebec Quebec 16,635 (0.22%)
British Columbia British Columbia 7,565 (0.17%)
Alberta Alberta 6,900 (0.19%)
Manitoba Manitoba 3,125 (0.27%)
Languages
English, French, Spanish.
Religion
Roman Catholicism, Protestantism
Related ethnic groups
Salvadoran people, Mestizo, Spanish people, Latin, Native Americans.

Salvadoran Canadians (French: Salvadorienne Canadienne; Spanish: Salvadoreño Canadiense) are Canadians who have ancestry from El Salvador, a Central American country. Per the National Household Survey in 2011, 63,965 Canadians indicated that they were of full or partial Salvadoran ancestry (0.2% of the country's population).[1]

Demographics[edit]

The province with the highest concentration of people of Salvadoran ancestry is Manitoba, which is 0.3% Salvadoran Canadian. The province with highest number of people with Salvadoran ancestry is Ontario, with 29,000 Salvadorean Canadians.[1] The cities in Canada with the highest concentration of Salvadoran Canadians are: Brandon, Manitoba (2.3%), Kitchener, Ontario (1.1%), Montreal, Quebec (0.7%), London, Ontario (0.7%), New Westminster, British Columbia (0.7%), Toronto, Ontario (0.4%), Edmonton, Alberta (0.4%), Brampton, Ontario (0.4%), Burnaby, British Columbia (0.4%), Vancouver, British Columbia (0.3%), Ottawa, Ontario (0.3%), and Winnipeg, Manitoba (0.3%).[1]

History[edit]

In 2002, immigrants from El Salvador came to Brandon, Manitoba to work for a food processing company.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d [1], National Household Survey (NHS) Profile, 2011
  2. ^ "SALVADORIAN WORKERS CELEBRATE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY AT BRANDON FACILITY". December 4, 2003. Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Part 3: Manitoba welcome host for guest workers in Canada". November 3, 2009. Retrieved August 1, 2013.