25,186,890 [1 ] 76.7% of the total Canadian population in 2011
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European Canadians are Canadian people of European origin, descent, birth, or ancestry. English Canadians (21%), French Canadians (18%), Scottish Canadians (15%) and Irish Canadians (15%) were the four largest self-reported ancestry groups in the Canada 2001 Census.
The number of immigrants from European countries other than Britain or France increased dramatically in the first half of the 20th century, from 9% in 1901 to 20% in 1941, mostly from Northern and Western Europe in the earlier years, and Southern, Central and Eastern Europe in later years. The Canadian Immigration Act of 1952 established the rights of admission to Canada. It was amended in 1962 and again in 1966.
[2 ] [3 ] European Canadians make up approximately 76.7% of the Canadian population according to the 2011 National Household Survey. [4 ]
Statistics Canada produces statistics about the Canadian population, including composition by ethnic self-identification. Those of European origins are divided into several subcategories: British Isles, French, Western European, Northern European, Eastern European, Southern European, and Other. [5 ]
Canadians by European ethnicity or nationality [ edit ]
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See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "National Household Survey (NHS) Profile, 2011". Statcan.gc.ca. 2013-05-08 . Retrieved . 2013-05-27
^ "The Cold War and Economic Boom & Bust: 1950-1960". ucalgary.ca . Retrieved . 2008-11-05
^ Healey, Joseph F. (2006). . Pine Forge Press. p. 442. Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change ISBN 1-4129-1521-X.
^ Pietrobruno, Sheenagh (2006). . Lexington Books. p. 206. Salsa and Its Transnational Moves ISBN 0-7391-1468-9.
^ "Ethnic Origin (247), Single and Multiple Ethnic Origin Responses (3) and Sex (3) for the Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data". Statistics Canada . Retrieved . 2008-11-06
^ Statistics Canada, Total Population by Visible Minority Population, for Canada, 1996 Census (20% Sample Data)
^ NHS Profile, Canada, 2011
^ For 2011 Census: Total non visible minority population minus the North American Aboriginal origins group.
Further reading [ edit ]
Resnick, Philip (2005). . Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press. The European Roots Of Canadian Identity ISBN 1-55111-705-3. Kralt, John. "
Country of Birth of Parents And Ethnic Origins - A Comparison of Reporting Patterns in the 2001 Census,"
Magocsi, Paul R (1999). . Society of Ontario, University of Toronto Press. Encyclopedia of Canada's peoples ISBN 0-8020-2938-8.
Haig-Brown, C.; Nock, D.A. (2006). . UBC Press. With Good Intentions: Euro-Canadian and Aboriginal Relations in Colonial Canada ISBN 0-7748-1138-2.
Hawker, Ronald William (1991). "Frederick Alexie: Euro-Canadian Discussions of a First Nations Artist" (PDF) 11 (2). Canadian Journal of Native Studies. pp. pp. 229–252.
Statistics Canada (2008). . Ottawa: Federal Publications (Queen of Canada). Canada Year Book (CYB) annual 1867-1967
Statistics Canada (October 27, 2010). . Ottawa: Federal Publications (Queen of Canada). Catalogue no 11-402-XPE. Canada Year Book