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Scottish Canadians
Canadiens écossais
Gàidheil Canadach
Scotland Canada
Total population
4,799,010
13.93% of the population of Canada
Regions with significant populations
 Canada
 Ontario 2,101,100
 British Columbia 828,145
 Alberta 661,265
 Nova Scotia 288,180
 Manitoba 209,170
 Quebec 202,515
 Prince Edward Island 50,685
Other countries
 United States 973,262
 France 964,000
 Mexico 962,000
 Ireland 759,000
 United Kingdom 699,098
 Australia 655,080
Languages
English, Scottish Gaelic (Canadian Gaelic dialect), French, Scots
Religion
Christianity (including Presbyterian, Anglican, Baptist, Roman Catholic, United)
Other religions
Related ethnic groups
Scottish, English, Scotch-Irish, Métis, Ulster Scots Canadians, English Canadians, English Americans, Scottish Americans, Ulster Scots, other British Canadians

Scottish Canadians are people of Scottish descent or heritage living in Canada. As the third-largest ethnic group in Canada and amongst the first Europeans to settle in the country, Scottish people have made a large impact on Canadian culture since colonial times.

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