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Some articles on ethnic groups, group, ethnic, ethnic group:

Demographics Of Asian Americans - Population
... The largest ethnic groups represented in the census were Chinese (3.79 million), Filipino (3.41 million), Indian (3.18 million), Vietnamese (1.73 million), Korean (1.7 million), and Japanese (1.3 million) ... Other sizable ethnic groups include Pakistani (409,000), Cambodian (276,000), Hmong (260,000), Thai (237,000), Lao (232,000), Taiwanese (230,000), Bangladeshi (14 ... the largest increase of any major racial group during that period ...
English Canadian - Ethnic Composition
... The 2001 Census of Canada provides information about the ethnic composition of English-speaking Canadians ... This "refers to the ethnic or cultural group(s) to which the respondent's ancestors belong" ... Respondents were instructed to specify as many ethnic origins as applicable ...
German American Internment - World War II - Review Legislation
... commission to review government policies on European enemy ethnic groups during the war ... government policies directed against European enemy ethnic groups during World War II in the U.S ... the Wartime Treatment Study Act, which would examine the treatment of ethnic groups targeted by the U.S ...
Criuleni District - Demographics - Ethnic Groups
... Ethnic group Population % of total* Moldovans (Romanians) 68,216 94.41% Ukrainians 2,692 3.73% Russians 1,008 1.40% Bulgarians 72 0.10% Gagauzians 49 0.07% Others 217 0.29% ...
New York City Ethnic Enclaves
... a major destination for immigrants of many nationalities, naturally forming ethnic enclaves, neighborhoods dominated by one ethnicity ... moved to New York City in the Great Migration and the later Second Great Migration and formed ethnic enclaves ... Ethnic enclaves provide inhabitants security in work and social opportunities, but limit economic opportunities, do not encourage the development of ...

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