|2,240 (2011 Canada Census)|
|Arabic (Kuwaiti Arabic), English and French|
Kuwaiti Canadians are Canadians of Kuwaiti descent or Kuwaitis who have Canadian citizenship.
Canadians are people identified with the country of Canada. This connection may be residential, legal, historical or cultural. For most Canadians, several of these connections exist and are collectively the source of their being Canadian.
Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is a country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, it shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. As of 2016, Kuwait has a population of 4.5 million people: 1.3 million are Kuwaitis and 3.2 million are expatriates. Expatriates account for 70% of the population.
Most Kuwaiti Canadians speak Arabic, English or French. According to the 2011 Census there were 2,240 Canadians who claimed Kuwaiti ancestry.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and eventually became a global lingua franca. It is named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to the area of Great Britain that later took their name, as England. Both names derive from Anglia, a peninsula in the Baltic Sea. The language is closely related to Frisian and Low Saxon, and its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse, and to a greater extent by Latin and French.
French is a Romance language of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. French evolved from Gallo-Romance, the spoken Latin in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d'oïl—languages historically spoken in northern France and in southern Belgium, which French (Francien) has largely supplanted. French was also influenced by native Celtic languages of Northern Roman Gaul like Gallia Belgica and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders. Today, owing to France's past overseas expansion, there are numerous French-based creole languages, most notably Haitian Creole. A French-speaking person or nation may be referred to as Francophone in both English and French.
Arab Canadians come from all of the countries of the Arab world. According to the 2016 Census there were 948,330 Canadians who claimed Arab ancestry. According to the 2011 Census there were 661,750 Canadians who claimed full or partial ancestry from an Arabic-speaking country. The large majority of the Canadians of Arab origin population live in either Ontario or Quebec. Not all Canadians from the Arab world are Arabs, there are also communities of Armenians, Assyrians, Copts, Kurds, Turcomans, Berbers, and those who espouse a Phoenician or Aramean heritage.
Kuwaiti Americans are an ethnic group of citizens or residents of the United States with total or partial ancestry from Kuwaiti descent.
Kuwaiti Australians refers to Australians of Kuwaiti descent or Kuwait-born people who reside in Australia. According to Australia's 2011 Census there were a total of 4,061 Kuwait-born people in Australia, an increase of 41.2 per cent from the 2006 Census. The majority of Kuwaiti Australians are found in the states of New South Wales and Victoria.
Assyrian Canadians are Canadians of Assyrian descent or Assyrians who have Canadian citizenship. According to the 2011 Census there were 10,810 Canadians who claimed Assyrian ancestry, an increase compared to the 8,650 in the 2006 Census.
Czech Canadians are Canadian citizens of Czech ancestry or Czech Republic-born people who reside in Canada. It also includes people descended from, the territory of the historic Czech lands, constituting the Kingdom of Bohemia, or successor states, now known as the Czech Republic the Czechs' nation state. In the 19th century, they were frequently called Bohemians. According to the 2006 Canadian census, there were 98,090 Canadians of full or partial Czech descent.
Brazilian Canadians or Brazo-Canadians are Canadians of Brazilian descent or Brazilians who have immigrated to Canada. The 1991 Canadian census reports 2,520 individuals of wholly Brazilian origin and another 2,325 who describe Brazilian as one of their ethnic origins giving a total of 4,845. This figure can be taken as an official minimum and corresponds to Brazilian consular estimates.
According to the 2011 census, the City of Edmonton had a population of 812,201 residents, compared to 3,645,257 for all of Alberta, Canada. The total population of the Edmonton census metropolitan area (CMA) was 1,159,869, making it the sixth-largest CMA in Canada, while Statistics Canada estimated the CMA's 2011 population to be 1,196,342. In 2014, a municipal census indicated the city had a population of 877,926.
Georgians in Canada may refer to people born in or residing in Canada of Georgian national background or descent.
Slovak Canadians are citizens of Canada who were born in Slovakia or who are of full or partial Slovak ancestry. According to the 2006 Canadian census, there were 64,145 Canadians of full or partial Slovak descent.
South Sudanese Canadians are Canadian of South Sudanese ancestry or a South Sudanese who has Canadian citizenship. South Sudanese Canadians can also include children born in Canada to a Canadian parent and South Sudanese parent. South Sudanese Canadians emigrated to the Canada in the 1980s and 1990s as refugees from Second Sudanese Civil War.
Tatar Canadians are Canadian citizens of Tatar descent residing in Canada. According to the 2011 Census there were 2,850 Canadians who claimed Tatar ancestry. Most of them (1,245−2,000) live in Toronto, Ontario.
Algerian Canadians are Canadian citizens of Algerian ancestry or Algeria-born people residing in Canada, as well as people from the state of Algeria who are ethno-linguistic and religious minorities. According to the 2011 Census there were 49,110 Canadians who claimed full or partial Algerian ancestry. Canada is home to the largest Algerian community in North America.
Swiss Canadians are Canadian citizens of Swiss ancestry or people who emigrated from Switzerland and reside in Canada. According to the 2011 Census there were 146,830 Canadians who claimed Swiss ancestry, having an increase compared to those 137,775 in the 2006 Census.
Palestinian Canadians are Canadian citizens of Palestinian descent or Palestine-born people residing in Canada. According to the 2011 Census there were 31,245 Canadians who claimed Palestinian ancestry.
Mongolian Canadians are Canadian citizens who are descended from migrants from Mongolia. According to the 2011 Census by Statistics Canada, there were 5,355 Canadians who claimed full or partial Mongolian ancestry.
Berber Canadians are Canadian citizens of Berber descent or persons of Berber descent residing in Canada. According to the 2011 Census there were 25,885 Canadians who claimed Berber ancestry.
Moldovan Canadians are Canadian citizens of Moldovan descent or Moldovan-born people residing in Canada. According to the 2011 Census there were 8,050 Canadians who claimed Moldovan ancestry.
Belarusian Canadians are Canadian citizens of Belarusian descent or Belarusian-born people residing in Canada. According to the 2011 Census there were 15,565 Canadians who claimed Belarusian ancestry.
Kazakh Canadians are Canadian citizens of Kazakh descent or persons of Kazakh descent residing in Canada. According to the 2011 Census there were 2,270 Canadians who claimed Kazakh ancestry. Association of Kazakhs in Canada has been formed on November 12, 2003 in Toronto, Ontario.
Uzbek Canadians are Canadian citizens of Uzbek descent or persons of Uzbek descent residing in Canada. According to the 2011 Census there were 2,725 Canadians who claimed Uzbek ancestry. There is a small group of Uzbeks in the city of Guelph. There are 150 ethnic Uzbek families from Afghanistan. The Uzbeks of Guelph are mainly coming from Fariab oblast and Andha city in particular.
Copts in Canada are Canadian citizens of Coptic descent or persons of Coptic descent residing in Canada.
Libyan Canadians are Canadians of Libyan descent or Libyans who have Canadian citizenship.
Saudi Canadians are Canadians of Saudi descent or Saudis who have Canadian citizenship. According to the 2011 Census there were 7,955 Canadians who claimed Saudi ancestry.
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