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Population by immigrant status and period of immigration, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data

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Geographic name Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total population1 Non-immigrant population2 Immigrant population3 Immigrated before 1991 Immigrated between 1991 and 1995 Immigrated between 1996 and 2000 Immigrated between 2001 and 20064
Notes:
  1. The total population count includes the non-immigrant population, the immigrant population and the non-permanent resident population. The non-permanent resident population is not shown separately in this table.
  2. Non-immigrants are persons who are Canadian citizens by birth. Although most Canadian citizens by birth were born in Canada, a small number were born outside Canada to Canadian parents.
  3. Immigrants are persons who are, or have ever been, landed immigrants in Canada. A landed immigrant is a person who has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others are more recent arrivals. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number were born in Canada. Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to Census Day, May 16, 2006.
  4. Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to Census Day, May 16, 2006.
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Canada ! 31,241,030 24,788,720 6,186,950 3,408,420 823,925 844,625 1,109,980
Newfoundland and Labrador 500,610 490,855 8,385 5,390 695 855 1,440
Prince Edward Island 134,205 129,150 4,785 3,335 270 315 855
Nova Scotia ! 903,090 854,495 45,190 30,305 3,540 4,445 6,900
New Brunswick 719,650 690,695 26,400 18,070 1,895 2,135 4,300
Quebec ! 7,435,900 6,535,430 851,560 438,940 109,640 109,075 193,905
Ontario ! 12,028,895 8,512,020 3,398,725 1,884,440 462,080 471,470 580,740
Manitoba ! 1,133,510 974,735 151,230 92,535 13,215 14,290 31,190
Saskatchewan ! 953,850 901,080 48,155 30,615 4,340 5,110 8,090
Alberta ! 3,256,355 2,702,225 527,030 295,390 62,240 65,720 103,680
British Columbia ! 4,074,385 2,904,240 1,119,215 605,680 165,230 170,465 177,840
Yukon Territory ! 30,195 26,990 3,005 1,950 325 345 385
Northwest Territories 41,055 37,985 2,815 1,470 400 345 600
Nunavut ! 29,325 28,820 455 300 55 50 55
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