Population of main cities including suburbs:
Toronto (5,100,000); Montreal (3,636,000); Vancouver (2,120,000); Ottawa (1,131,000); Calgary (1,080,000); Edmonton (1,035,000); Québec (717,000).
Originally British and French. Nevertheless, the successive waves of immigrants from many different countries have considerably diversified the ethnic makeup of Canada. The distribution of immigrants in Canada is: United States 2.6%, other parts of the Americas 9.1%, Europe 16.4%, Africa 10.5%, Asia 60.5%, Oceania 0.8%.
There are 2 official languages, English and French.
Other Languages Spoken:
Chinese is the third most widely spoken language in Canada. More than 100 different languages were declared when an inventory was made of mother tongues. The list includes: German, Italian, Ukrainian, Dutch, Polish, Asian and Middle Eastern languages.
English is used most. All government departments must be bilingual in English and French.
Catholics 43.2%, Protestants 29.2%, Orthodox Christians 3.2%, Atheists 16.2%, Muslims 2%, Jews 1.1%, Buddhists 1%, Hindus 1%, Sikhs 0.9%.
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National Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)
Type of State:
Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy and federation.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member.
The second largest country in the world; the leading producer of zinc and uranium; a major importer of agricultural products.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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86.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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