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The Globe created more than 3,500 unique quizzes — one for every major city, town and village in Canada — to test your knowledge of the latest demographic data released by Statistics Canada. Enter your city name and select it from the drop-down to see your personalized quiz.

Note: The National Household Survey replaced the long form census, but it's not expected to be as accurate as its predecessor. Potential biases will be more prominent in smaller communities. Read more


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know your city?

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Language

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Besides English and French, what language do people speak at home most often?

Punjabi
Chinese
Japanese
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There are 1,297,505 people in Canada who speak Chinese at home.

The Canadian perspective:

Chinese languages were the most common non-official language spoken in Canadian homes. This was followed by Tagalog, Spanish and Punjabi.

Immigration

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What percentage of 's population are immigrants?

20.85 per cent
34.89 per cent
52.12 per cent
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There are 6,775,765 immigrants living in Canada, with 1,162,915 arriving between 2006 and 2011.

The Canadian perspective:

Canada's immigrant population now totals 6.8 million people (21 per cent), with 1.2 million immigrants arriving between 2006 and 2011.

Place of birth

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What's the most common place of birth for immigrants who live in ?

Eastern Asia
Southern Europe
India
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There are 547,890 people living in Canada who were born in India.

The Canadian perspective:

Among Canada's immigrant population, the most common place of birth was India (547,890 people). This was followed closely by China (545,535) and the United Kingdom (537,040).

Ethnic origin

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Many Canadians identify with the ethnic or cultural origins of their ancestors. What's the most common ethnic origin in (besides Canada)?

English
Indian
Chinese
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In Canada, 6,509,500 people identify as English.

The Canadian perspective:

Just over 11 million people have origins connected to the British Isles — particularly England but also Scotland and Ireland. This is followed by French, German, Italian and Chinese origins.

Visible minorities

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What is the most common group of visible minorities in ?

Chinese
South Asian
Black
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There are 1,567,400 people living in Canada who identify as South Asian.

The Canadian perspective:

Across Canada, people identifying as South Asian make up the biggest share of visible minorities (1.6 million). This was followed by people identifying as Chinese (1.3 million), Black (945,665) and Filipino (619,310).

Religion

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What's the most common religion in ?

Muslim
Jewish
Catholic
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There are 12,810,705 people in Canada who identify as Catholic.

The Canadian perspective:

Christianity remains the largest religion in Canada, with just over two-thirds identifying with some Christian denomination. Just over 1 million people (3.2 per cent of Canada's population) identified as Muslim in 2011. Meanwhile, the number of people with no religious affiliation jumped 60 per cent, from 4.9 million in 2001 to 7.9 million in 2011.

Aboriginal peoples

Note: There wasn't enough data about your location to create a question, so we've used data for Canada instead.

What percentage of your city's population identifies as Aboriginal?

4.26 per cent
12.23 per cent
16.34 per cent
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There are 1,400,685 people who self-identify as Aboriginal in Canada.

The Canadian perspective:

New data from the NHS shows just over 1.4 million people across Canada reported an Aboriginal identity, representing 4.3 per cent of the population.

Source: Statistics Canada
Interactive by STUART A. THOMPSON
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