Scottish Canadians

Canadians of Scottish descent or heritage

Scottish Canadians are people of Scottish descent or heritage living in Canada. As the third-largest ethnic group in Canada and amongst the first Europeans to settle in the country, Scottish people have made a large impact on Canadian culture since colonial times.

Scottish Canadians
Canadiens écossais
Gàidheil Canadach
Scotland Canada
Total population
4,799,010
13.93% of the population of Canada
Regions with significant populations
 Canada
 Ontario2,101,100
 British Columbia828,145
 Alberta661,265
 Nova Scotia288,180
 Manitoba209,170
 Quebec202,515
 Prince Edward Island50,685
Other countries
 United States973,262
 France964,000
 Mexico962,000
 Ireland759,000
 United Kingdom699,098
 Australia655,080
Languages
English, Scottish Gaelic (Canadian Gaelic dialect), French, Scots
Religion
Christianity (including Presbyterian, Anglican, Baptist, Roman Catholic, United)
Other religions[1]
Related ethnic groups
Scottish, English, Scotch-Irish, Métis, Ulster Scots Canadians, English Canadians, English Americans, Scottish Americans, Ulster Scots, other British Canadians

ReferencesEdit

  1. Church, College, and Clergy, Page 76, Brian J. Fraser – 1995