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Population by immigrant status and period of immigration, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations - 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
Ontario ! 12,028,895 8,512,020 3,398,725 1,884,440 462,080 471,470 580,740
Barrie, CMA 175,335 152,010 22,515 16,770 1,825 1,800 2,115
Belleville, CA ! 90,255 81,970 7,885 6,110 520 535 720
Brantford, CMA ! 122,825 106,515 15,935 12,145 1,485 1,105 1,190
Brockville, CA ! 38,875 35,380 3,435 2,935 175 145 180
Centre Wellington, CA ! 25,710 23,010 2,655 2,190 160 175 130
Chatham-Kent, CA ! 107,150 95,900 10,830 8,045 760 985 1,040
Cobourg, CA ! 17,530 15,055 2,440 2,025 165 100 145
Collingwood, CA ! 16,930 14,850 2,065 1,765 80 90 130
Cornwall, CA ! 57,285 52,610 4,575 2,750 425 550 845
Elliot Lake, CA ! 11,440 9,885 1,505 1,430 20 40 10
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury, CMA ! 156,395 145,555 10,450 8,895 425 470 660
Guelph, CMA 126,085 99,470 25,765 15,890 3,090 2,875 3,910
Hamilton, CMA 683,450 511,430 166,630 111,635 16,420 17,785 20,785
Hawkesbury, CA ! 11,910 11,365 495 310 25 75 80
Ingersoll, CA ! 11,605 10,710 895 730 40 50 75
Kawartha Lakes, CA ! 73,365 67,260 6,005 5,350 160 260 235
Kenora, CA ! 14,955 14,185 745 655 40 40 10
Kingston, CMA ! 148,475 128,935 18,505 13,640 1,285 1,415 2,165
Kitchener, CMA 446,495 339,390 103,060 61,590 11,410 13,185 16,870
Leamington, CA ! 48,775 36,230 10,440 7,315 980 935 1,210
London, CMA ! 452,580 360,780 87,420 56,735 9,235 8,425 13,025
Midland, CA 34,340 31,455 2,815 2,385 60 145 230
Norfolk, CA ! 61,860 53,735 7,835 6,535 485 355 460
North Bay, CA ! 62,670 58,895 3,600 2,800 185 330 285
Orillia, CA ! 39,435 35,230 4,085 3,110 335 340 300
Oshawa, CMA 328,070 273,165 53,920 40,945 5,055 3,770 4,150
Ottawa - Gatineau, CMA ! 1,117,120 905,740 202,735 107,645 29,535 30,470 35,085
Owen Sound, CA ! 31,375 29,055 2,285 1,850 60 160 215
Pembroke, CA ! 22,710 21,565 1,125 940 70 45 65
Petawawa, CA ! 14,650 13,815 820 630 75 80 35
Peterborough, CMA ! 115,140 103,815 10,795 8,820 550 530 895
Port Hope, CA ! 15,965 14,215 1,725 1,565 80 55 25
Sarnia, CA 87,695 76,205 11,200 9,160 595 620 830
Sault Ste. Marie, CA ! 79,040 70,585 8,225 7,735 150 165 180
St. Catharines - Niagara, CMA ! 385,035 311,545 70,320 52,610 4,825 5,265 7,615
Stratford, CA ! 30,025 26,530 3,465 2,600 235 325 300
Temiskaming Shores, CA ! 12,705 12,205 485 415 35 25 10
Thunder Bay, CMA ! 121,055 108,155 12,600 10,800 630 490 675
Tillsonburg, CA 14,635 12,550 2,050 1,675 155 110 110
Timmins, CA ! 42,455 40,645 1,765 1,540 110 45 75
Toronto, CMA 5,072,075 2,675,590 2,320,160 1,152,045 357,865 362,320 447,930
Windsor, CMA 320,730 242,445 74,770 40,435 9,085 11,425 13,830
Woodstock, CA ! 34,780 30,305 4,345 3,435 320 180 405
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