Classification of population group

Status: This was the departmental standard from January 11, 2016 to August 24, 2021.

Classification structure

Classification of population group - Classification structure
Code Category
1 White (only)
2 South Asian (only)
3 Chinese (only)
4 Black (only)
5 Filipino (only)
6 Latin American (only)
7 Arab (only)
8 Southeast Asian (only)
9 West Asian (only)
10 Korean (only)
11 Japanese (only)
12 Visible minority, n.i.e.
13 White and South Asian
14 White and Chinese
15 White and Black
16 White and Filipino
17 White and Latin American
18 White and Arab
19 White and Southeast Asian
20 White and West Asian
21 White and Korean
22 White and Japanese
23 White and multiple visible minorities
24 Multiple visible minorities, n.i.e.
25 Aboriginal peoples
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