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The Jews of Canada: A Profile from the Census

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Publication Date: January 1995

Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Jim L. Torczyner; Shary L. Brotman

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Population and demographics (Ethnic and racial groups)

Keywords: Canadian Jews; Demography

Type: Report

Coverage: Canada


This study is based on data obtained almost entirely from the 1991 Canadian census, with comparative data from the 1981 census. The Canadian census includes the largest sample of Jews to be surveyed outside the state of Israel and contains data on the most comprehensive set of characteristics including religious and ethnic identity, immigration, family structure, intermarriage, education, occupation, and income status.