This booklet is part of a series of documents released in conjunction with the United Nations’ International Decade for People of
African Descent (2015 to 2024) and Black History Month. It aims to provide insight into some of the key socioeconomic characteristics
of Canada’s Black communities.
In conjunction with both the United Nations’ initiatives for the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024), and Black History Month, this portrait aims to highlight the diversity of the Black population in terms of their ethnic and cultural origins, places of birth and languages.