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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables

Countries of Citizenship (178), Single and Multiple Responses for Citizenship (3), Immigrant Status (4), and Sex (3) for Total Population Living in Private Households, Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey

About this variable: Countries of citizenship (178)



Part A - Short definition
Not applicable

Part B - Detailed definition
Citizenship refers to the legal citizenship status of a person. Citizenship can be by birth or naturalization. A person may have more than one citizenship. A person may be stateless, that is, they may have no citizenship.


  1. Total - Countries of citizenship Footnote 1
  2. Canada
  3. China, People's Republic of Footnote 3
  4. United States Footnote 4
  5. United Kingdom - British citizens Footnote 5
  6. Philippines
  7. India
  8. France Footnote 8
  9. Pakistan
  10. Italy
  11. Korea, South Footnote 11
  12. Iran Footnote 12
  13. Poland
  14. Germany
  15. Mexico
  16. Portugal
  17. Romania
  18. Colombia
  19. Lebanon
  20. Algeria
  21. Sri Lanka
  22. Morocco
  23. Taiwan
  24. Haiti
  25. Russian Federation
  26. Jamaica
  27. Israel
  28. Iraq
  29. Egypt
  30. Netherlands Footnote 30
  31. Japan
  32. Bangladesh
  33. Australia Footnote 33
  34. Viet Nam Footnote 34
  35. Brazil
  36. Nigeria
  37. Switzerland
  38. Afghanistan
  39. Greece
  40. Ukraine
  41. Trinidad and Tobago
  42. Ireland, Republic of
  43. Turkey
  44. Guyana
  45. El Salvador
  46. Peru
  47. Hungary
  48. South Africa, Republic of
  49. Bulgaria
  50. Venezuela Footnote 50
  51. Serbia
  52. Saudi Arabia
  53. Chile
  54. New Zealand Footnote 54
  55. Syria Footnote 55
  56. Argentina
  57. Tunisia
  58. Jordan
  59. Belgium
  60. Cuba
  61. Croatia
  62. Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
  63. Ethiopia
  64. Czech Republic
  65. Moldova Footnote 65
  66. Albania
  67. Somalia
  68. Mauritius
  69. Cameroon
  70. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  71. Spain
  72. Malaysia
  73. Nepal
  74. Thailand
  75. Sudan
  76. Ecuador
  77. Ghana
  78. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  79. Kenya
  80. Indonesia
  81. Guatemala
  82. Sweden
  83. Finland Footnote 83
  84. Austria
  85. Barbados
  86. Slovakia
  87. Eritrea
  88. Burundi
  89. Burma (Myanmar)
  90. Fiji
  91. Denmark Footnote 91
  92. Belarus
  93. Singapore
  94. Côte d'Ivoire
  95. Senegal
  96. Zimbabwe
  97. Dominican Republic
  98. Libya Footnote 98
  99. Cambodia
  100. Rwanda
  101. West Bank and Gaza Strip (Palestine) Footnote 101
  102. Grenada
  103. Macedonia, Republic of Footnote 103
  104. Uruguay
  105. Saint Lucia
  106. Honduras
  107. Costa Rica
  108. Guinea
  109. Kazakhstan
  110. Bhutan
  111. Kosovo Footnote 111
  112. Slovenia
  113. Togo
  114. Nicaragua
  115. Latvia
  116. Tanzania Footnote 116
  117. Malta
  118. Norway Footnote 118
  119. Uganda
  120. Benin
  121. Bolivia Footnote 121
  122. United Kingdom - dependencies and other Footnote 122
  123. Uzbekistan
  124. Armenia
  125. Madagascar
  126. Paraguay
  127. Burkina Faso
  128. Estonia
  129. Mali
  130. Lithuania
  131. Yemen
  132. Panama
  133. Laos Footnote 133
  134. Kuwait
  135. Azerbaijan
  136. Congo, Republic of the
  137. Liberia
  138. Mongolia
  139. Sierra Leone
  140. Bahamas
  141. Cyprus
  142. United Arab Emirates
  143. Angola
  144. Zambia
  145. Djibouti
  146. Dominica
  147. Namibia
  148. Antigua and Barbuda
  149. Gabon
  150. Belize
  151. Niger
  152. Kyrgyzstan
  153. Iceland
  154. Georgia
  155. Chad
  156. Montenegro
  157. Botswana
  158. Korea, North Footnote 158
  159. Tajikistan
  160. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  161. Seychelles
  162. Mauritania
  163. Bahrain
  164. Gambia
  165. Central African Republic
  166. Oman
  167. Brunei Darussalam
  168. Qatar
  169. Luxembourg
  170. Turkmenistan
  171. Malawi
  172. Swaziland
  173. Comoros
  174. Suriname
  175. Cape Verde
  176. Mozambique
  177. Other countries of citizenship, n.i.e. Footnote 177
  178. Stateless Footnote 178


Footnote 1

This is a total population estimate. The sum of the responses in this table is greater than the total population estimate because a person may report more than one citizenship in the National Household Survey.

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Footnote 3

Includes responses of 'People's Republic of China,' 'Macao' and 'Hong Kong.' Macao and Hong Kong are special administrative regions of China. Also includes persons born in Hong Kong, who reported a citizenship of 'Stateless.'

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Footnote 4

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of the United States. This includes responses such as 'American Samoa,' 'Guam,' 'Northern Mariana Islands,' 'Puerto Rico,' 'United States Minor Outlying Islands,' 'Virgin Islands, United States' and 'American dependency.'

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Footnote 5

This includes responses such as 'British,' 'British citizen,' 'Britain,' 'Scotland,' 'Wales,' 'Northern Ireland,' 'Isle of Man,' 'Guernsey,' 'Jersey' and 'Channels Island.' The official name of United Kingdom is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Footnote 8

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of France. This includes responses such as 'French Polynesia,' ' French Guiana,' 'Guadeloupe,' 'Martinique,' 'Mayotte,' 'New Caledonia,' 'Réunion,' 'Saint Barthélemy,' 'Saint Martin (French part),' 'Saint Pierre and Miquelon,' 'Wallis and Futuna' and 'French dependency.'

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Footnote 11

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 12

The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 30

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of Netherlands. This includes responses such as 'Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba,' 'Aruba,' 'Curaçao' and 'Sint Maarten (Dutch part).'

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Footnote 33

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of Australia. This includes responses of 'Cocos (Keeling) Islands,' 'Christmas Island' and 'Norfolk Island.'

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Footnote 34

The official name of Viet Nam is Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

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Footnote 50

The official name of Venezuela is Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Footnote 54

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of New Zealand. This includes responses such as 'Cook Islands,' 'Niue' and 'Tokelau.'

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Footnote 55

The official name of Syria is Syrian Arab Republic.

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Footnote 65

The official name of Moldova is Republic of Moldova.

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Footnote 83

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of Finland. This includes responses such as 'Åland Islands.'

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Footnote 91

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of Denmark. This includes responses such as 'Faroe Islands' and 'Greenland.'

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Footnote 98

The official name of Libya is Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

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Footnote 101

This includes responses such as 'West Bank,' 'Gaza Strip' and 'Palestine.' West Bank and Gaza Strip are the territories referred to in the Declaration of Principles, signed by Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization in 1993. Palestine refers to pre-1948 British mandate Palestine.

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Footnote 103

Known as Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in the United Nations and other international bodies.

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Footnote 111

The official name of Kosovo is Republic of Kosovo.

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Footnote 116

The official name of Tanzania is United Republic of Tanzania.

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Footnote 118

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of Norway. This includes responses such as 'Svalbard and Jan Mayen Island.'

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Footnote 121

The official name of Bolivia is Plurinational State of Bolivia.

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Footnote 122

Includes any dependency or associated overseas territory of the United Kingdom. This includes responses such as 'Anguilla,' 'Bermuda,' 'British Indian Ocean Territory,' 'Cayman Islands,' 'Falkland Islands,' 'Gibraltar,' 'Montserrat,' 'Pitcairn,' 'Saint Helena,' 'Turks and Caicos Islands,' 'British Virgin Islands,' 'British dependency' and 'British Overseas citizenship.' This excludes responses of 'Scotland,' 'Wales,' 'Northern Ireland,' 'Isle of Man,' 'Guernsey,' 'Jersey' and 'Channel Islands.' The official name of United Kingdom is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Footnote 133

The official name of Laos is Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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Footnote 158

The official name of North Korea is Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 177

Includes countries such as Andorra; Equatorial Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Holy See (Vatican City State); Kiribati; Lesotho; Liechtenstein; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Federated States of Micronesia; Monaco; Nauru; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Solomon Islands; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; and Vanuatu.

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Footnote 178

Includes responses of 'Stateless' and 'Western Sahara.' This excludes responses of persons who reported 'Hong Kong' as their place of birth and who reported 'Stateless' as their citizenship. These responses are included in 'People's Republic of China.'

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