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    People
    Nationality: Noun and adjective--Canadian(s).
    Population (2002 census): 31.4 million.
    Ethnic groups: Anglophone 28%, Francophone 23%, other European 15%, Asian/Arab/African 6%, indigenous Amerindian 2%, mixed background 26%.
    Religions: Roman Catholic 44.4%, Protestant 29%, other Christian 4.2%, Muslim 2%, other 4%.
    Languages: English, French.
    Education: Literacy--99% of population aged 15 and over has at least a ninth-grade education.
    Health: Infant mortality rate--5.2/1,000. Life expectancy77.1 yrs. male, 82.2 yrs. female.
    Work force (15.4 million): Goods-producing sector: 25%, of which: Manufacturing 15%; construction 6%; agriculture 2%; natural resources 2%; utilities 1%. Service-producing sector: 75%, of which: trade 16%; health care and social assistance 10%; educational services 7%, accommodation and food services 7%; professional, scientific, and technical services 6%; finance 6%; public administration 5%; transportation and warehousing 5%; information, culture, and recreation 5%; other services 5 %; management, administrative, and other support 4%.

    source: http://www.state.gov

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