An ethnic kaleidoscope
Canada today is home to people of more than 200 ethnic origins (National Household Survey 2011).
Visible minority population
Nearly 6,264,800 people reported being members of visible minorities, accounting for 19.1 per cent of the total population.
Among these visible minorities, 30.9 per cent were born in Canada and 65.1 per cent were born outside Canada and came to live there as immigrants. We could round up by one-third two-thirds).
How about non-permanent residents?
A small proportion, 4.0 per cent, of the visible minority population consists of non-permanent residents.