Canadians

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Canadians
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Total population

Canada: 36,503,097 by the Q1 of 2017[1]

Regions with significant populations
United States 1,062,640 [2]
Hong Kong 300,000 [2]
United Kingdom 73,000 [2]
France 60,000 [3]
Lebanon 45,000 [2]
United Arab Emirates 40,000 [4]
Australia 27,289 [2]
China 19,990 [2]
Germany 15,750 [5]
South Korea 14,210 [2]
Japan 11,016 [2]
Egypt 10,000 [2]
New Zealand 7,770 [2]
Philippines 7,500 [2]
Haiti 6,000 [2]
Mexico 5,768 [2]
Switzerland 5,243 [2]
Singapore 5,140 [2]
Thailand 5,000 [2]
Trinidad and Tobago 5,000 [2]
Belgium 4,145 [2]
Languages

Canadian English and Canadian French
Numerous indigenous languages are also recognized.

Various other languages.
Religions
Multiple denominations

Canadians (French: Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada. This connection may be residential, legal, historical, or cultural. For most Canadians, several (or all) of these connections exist and are collectively the source of their being Canadian.

Canada is a bilingual and multicultural society home to people of many different ethnic, religious and national origins, with the majority of the population made up of Old World immigrants and their descendants.

Background[change | change source]

Following the starting period of French and then the much larger British colonization, different waves (or peaks) of immigration and settlement of non-indigenous peoples took place over the course of nearly two centuries and continue today. Elements of Indigenous, French, British, and more recent immigrant customs, languages and religions have combined to form the culture of Canada and thus a Canadian identity.

Canada has also been strongly influenced by its linguistic, geographic and economic neighbour, the United States.

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