Scandinavian Canadian

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Scandinavian Canadians
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Total population
Scandinavian
1,300,000 Canadians
4.1% of the Canadian population
Languages
Canadian English, Scandinavian languages
Religion
Predominantly Lutheran;
other Protestant denominations, Catholic;
Agnosticism or Atheism
Related ethnic groups
Scandinavians, Scandinavian Americans

A Scandinavian Canadian is a Canadian citizen with ancestral roots in Scandinavia (note that "Scandinavia" as a geographic region has varying definitions). However, they generally include:

The highest concentration of Scandinavian Canadians is in Western Canada, especially British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. There are nearly 1.2 million Canadians of Scandinavian descent, or 4% of the total population of the country.

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