Malaysian Canadians

Malaysian Canadians are Canadian citizens who are of Malaysian descent. The 2016 Canada Census recorded 16,920 people self-identifying as Malaysian Canadian or of at least some Malaysian descent, but only 1 820 of these self-identified as solely Malaysian Canadian.[1] Earlier Canada 2001 Census recorded 20,420 first-generation Malaysian Canadians, 8,660 of whom resided in Ontario.[2]

Malaysian Canadians
Total population
16,920 (2016)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Ontario, British Columbia

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables". statcan.gc.ca.
  2. ^ Peggy Chooi (December 2007). "The Malaysian Community" (PDF). FACL News. Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers. 1 (1): 5. Retrieved August 27, 2012.
Asian Canadians

Asian Canadians are Canadians who can trace their ancestry back to the continent of Asia or Asian people. Canadians with Asian ancestry comprise the largest and fastest growing visible minority group in Canada, with roughly 17.7% of the Canadian population. Most Asian Canadians are concentrated in the urban areas of Southern Ontario, the Greater Vancouver area, Calgary, and other large Canadian cities.

Asian Canadians considered visible minorities may be classified as East Asian Canadian (e.g. Chinese Canadians, Korean Canadians, Japanese Canadians); South Asian Canadians (e.g. Bangladeshi Canadians, Indian Canadians, Pakistani Canadians, Sri Lankan Canadians); Southeast Asian Canadian (e.g. Filipino Canadians, Vietnamese Canadians); or West Asian Canadians (e.g. Iranian Canadians, Iraqi Canadians, Lebanese Canadians).

List of Canadians of Asian ancestry

This is a list of Canadians of Asian ancestry. Asian Canadians comprise the largest visible minority in Canada, at 11% of the Canadian population.

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Central Asia
East Asia
Southeast Asia
South Asia
West Asia
Canadian people
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ancestry
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Culture
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