Canadians of Laotian descent


Canadians of Laotian descent

Infobox Ethnic group
group = Laotian Canadian


poptime = 16,950
popplace = Greater Vancouver
langs = Lao, English
rels = Theravada Buddhism
related = Lao people, Southeast Asian Americans, Asian Americans
According to the 2001 Census, there were 16,950 Canadians of Laotian origin in Canada, mostly residing in Greater Vancouver. Most "Laotian Canadians" fled Laos to Canada as a result of the Vietnam War (Second Indochina War).

ee also

*Laotian American
*Laotian French


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