In 2006, people of European ethnicities formed the largest cluster of ethnic groups in Edmonton, mostly of English, Scottish, German, Irish, Ukrainian, and French origin. Also in 2006, visible minorities accounted for 22.9% of the population, while 5.3% of Edmontonians were considered Aboriginal and 71.8% were considered Caucasian.
|Visible minority and Aboriginal population|
|Population group||Population (2011)||% of total population (2011)||Population (2006)||% of total population (2006)|
|Visible minority group||South Asian||57,500||7.2%||38,225||5.3%|
|Visible minority, n.i.e.||2,150||0.3%||1,255||0.2%|
|Multiple visible minorities||6,665||0.8%||4,940||0.7%|
|Total visible minority population||238,755||30%||165,465||22.9%|
|Aboriginal group||First Nations||18,860||2.4%||15,980||2.2%|
|Multiple Aboriginal identities||735||0.1%||375||0.1%|
|Total Aboriginal population||41,985||5.3%||38,170||5.3%|
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