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Population by immigrant status and period of immigration, percentage distribution (2006), for Canada 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 ! 100.0% 79.3% 19.8% 10.9% 2.6% 2.7% 3.6%
Toronto, CMA (Ont.) 100.0% 52.8% 45.7% 22.7% 7.1% 7.1% 8.8%
Vancouver, CMA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 58.5% 39.6% 18.5% 6.8% 7.1% 7.2%
Hamilton, CMA (Ont.) 100.0% 74.8% 24.4% 16.3% 2.4% 2.6% 3.0%
Abbotsford, CMA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 75.4% 23.7% 13.3% 3.5% 3.1% 3.8%
Calgary, CMA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 75.3% 23.6% 11.9% 2.9% 3.4% 5.4%
Windsor, CMA (Ont.) 100.0% 75.6% 23.3% 12.6% 2.8% 3.6% 4.3%
Kitchener, CMA (Ont.) 100.0% 76.0% 23.1% 13.8% 2.6% 3.0% 3.8%
Kitimat, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 77.8% 22.1% 19.2% 1.3% 0.7% 0.8%
Leamington, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 74.3% 21.4% 15.0% 2.0% 1.9% 2.5%
Squamish, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 78.8% 20.7% 11.8% 2.4% 2.6% 3.8%
Montréal, CMA (Que.) ! 100.0% 78.2% 20.6% 10.7% 2.7% 2.6% 4.6%
Parksville, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 79.3% 20.5% 18.5% 0.5% 0.4% 1.1%
Guelph, CMA (Ont.) 100.0% 78.9% 20.4% 12.6% 2.5% 2.3% 3.1%
London, CMA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 79.7% 19.3% 12.5% 2.0% 1.9% 2.9%
Victoria, CMA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 79.8% 19.1% 14.1% 1.7% 1.4% 1.8%
Edmonton, CMA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 80.6% 18.5% 11.1% 2.3% 2.0% 3.1%
St. Catharines - Niagara, CMA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 80.9% 18.3% 13.7% 1.3% 1.4% 2.0%
Ottawa - Gatineau, CMA (Ont./Que.) ! 100.0% 81.1% 18.1% 9.6% 2.6% 2.7% 3.1%
Winnipeg, CMA (Man.) ! 100.0% 81.5% 17.7% 11.0% 1.6% 1.6% 3.5%
Oshawa, CMA (Ont.) 100.0% 83.3% 16.4% 12.5% 1.5% 1.1% 1.3%
Penticton, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 83.7% 16.2% 13.4% 1.0% 1.1% 0.7%
Canmore, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 81.6% 15.7% 8.9% 1.5% 3.0% 2.2%
Nanaimo, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 84.0% 15.3% 11.7% 1.1% 1.1% 1.4%
Powell River, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 83.9% 15.3% 12.9% 0.5% 0.6% 1.3%
Kelowna, CMA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 84.7% 14.8% 11.2% 1.0% 1.1% 1.4%
Tillsonburg, CA (Ont.) 100.0% 85.8% 14.0% 11.4% 1.1% 0.8% 0.8%
Cobourg, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 85.9% 13.9% 11.6% 0.9% 0.6% 0.8%
Chilliwack, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 85.7% 13.9% 10.8% 0.8% 1.3% 1.0%
Duncan, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 85.7% 13.8% 11.9% 0.8% 0.4% 0.7%
Elliot Lake, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 86.4% 13.2% 12.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1%
Courtenay, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 86.8% 13.1% 10.5% 1.2% 0.6% 0.8%
Brantford, CMA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 86.7% 13.0% 9.9% 1.2% 0.9% 1.0%
Brooks, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 86.5% 13.0% 5.0% 1.3% 2.1% 4.5%
Sarnia, CA (Ont.) 100.0% 86.9% 12.8% 10.4% 0.7% 0.7% 0.9%
Barrie, CMA (Ont.) 100.0% 86.7% 12.8% 9.6% 1.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Norfolk, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 86.9% 12.7% 10.6% 0.8% 0.6% 0.7%
Kingston, CMA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 86.8% 12.5% 9.2% 0.9% 1.0% 1.5%
Woodstock, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 87.1% 12.5% 9.9% 0.9% 0.5% 1.2%
Prince Rupert, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 87.1% 12.5% 9.9% 1.0% 1.0% 0.6%
Collingwood, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 87.7% 12.2% 10.4% 0.5% 0.5% 0.8%
Lethbridge, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 87.6% 11.7% 8.6% 0.9% 1.0% 1.2%
Vernon, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 88.0% 11.7% 9.1% 0.6% 0.9% 1.1%
Yellowknife, CA (N.W.T.) ! 100.0% 87.3% 11.6% 5.5% 1.8% 1.5% 2.8%
Stratford, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 88.4% 11.5% 8.7% 0.8% 1.1% 1.0%
Port Alberni, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 88.1% 11.4% 10.4% 0.5% 0.3% 0.1%
Terrace, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 88.8% 11.1% 8.9% 0.9% 0.3% 0.9%
Wood Buffalo, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 87.6% 11.0% 4.5% 1.3% 1.6% 3.7%
Port Hope, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 89.0% 10.8% 9.8% 0.5% 0.3% 0.2%
Kamloops, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 88.9% 10.5% 8.4% 0.6% 0.7% 0.8%
Orillia, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 89.3% 10.4% 7.9% 0.8% 0.9% 0.8%
Sault Ste. Marie, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 89.3% 10.4% 9.8% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Thunder Bay, CMA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 89.3% 10.4% 8.9% 0.5% 0.4% 0.6%
Salmon Arm, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 89.0% 10.4% 8.5% 0.4% 0.4% 1.1%
Centre Wellington, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 89.5% 10.3% 8.5% 0.6% 0.7% 0.5%
Campbell River, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 89.4% 10.2% 8.2% 0.8% 0.5% 0.6%
Chatham-Kent, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 89.5% 10.1% 7.5% 0.7% 0.9% 1.0%
Whitehorse, CA (Y.T.) ! 100.0% 89.2% 10.1% 6.5% 1.2% 1.1% 1.3%
Williams Lake, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 89.8% 10.0% 8.0% 0.9% 0.6% 0.5%
Peterborough, CMA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 90.2% 9.4% 7.7% 0.5% 0.5% 0.8%
Red Deer, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 89.9% 9.4% 5.0% 1.0% 1.2% 2.2%
Prince George, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 90.1% 9.4% 7.6% 0.7% 0.5% 0.7%
Quesnel, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 90.6% 9.0% 7.6% 0.5% 0.4% 0.5%
Brockville, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 91.0% 8.8% 7.5% 0.5% 0.4% 0.5%
Cranbrook, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 90.7% 8.8% 7.2% 0.4% 0.7% 0.5%
Belleville, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 90.8% 8.7% 6.8% 0.6% 0.6% 0.8%
Okotoks, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 90.8% 8.7% 4.7% 0.6% 1.0% 2.4%
Kawartha Lakes, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 91.7% 8.2% 7.3% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
Midland, CA (Ont.) 100.0% 91.6% 8.2% 6.9% 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Cornwall, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 91.8% 8.0% 4.8% 0.7% 1.0% 1.5%
Ingersoll, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 92.3% 7.7% 6.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.6%
Regina, CMA (Sask.) 100.0% 91.7% 7.7% 4.6% 0.8% 0.8% 1.4%
Saskatoon, CMA (Sask.) 100.0% 91.3% 7.7% 4.5% 0.7% 1.0% 1.4%
Medicine Hat, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 91.7% 7.6% 5.2% 0.7% 0.7% 1.1%
Wetaskiwin, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 92.0% 7.6% 4.7% 0.6% 1.0% 1.2%
Halifax, CMA (N.S.) ! 100.0% 92.0% 7.4% 4.5% 0.7% 0.9% 1.4%
Dawson Creek, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 92.4% 7.4% 5.9% 0.3% 0.4% 0.8%
Owen Sound, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 92.6% 7.3% 5.9% 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Fredericton, CA (N.B.) 100.0% 92.4% 6.9% 4.2% 0.5% 0.7% 1.5%
Camrose, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 93.0% 6.8% 5.2% 0.4% 0.4% 0.8%
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury, CMA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 93.1% 6.7% 5.7% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Brandon, CA (Man.) ! 100.0% 92.7% 6.5% 3.8% 0.4% 0.6% 1.7%
Fort St. John, CA (B.C.) ! 100.0% 93.9% 5.8% 3.7% 0.5% 0.5% 1.1%
North Bay, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 94.0% 5.7% 4.5% 0.3% 0.5% 0.5%
Grande Prairie, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 93.8% 5.7% 3.5% 0.6% 0.8% 0.9%
Thompson, CA (Man.) ! 100.0% 93.9% 5.7% 3.6% 0.5% 0.7% 0.9%
Petawawa, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 94.3% 5.6% 4.3% 0.5% 0.5% 0.2%
Sherbrooke, CMA (Que.) ! 100.0% 93.8% 5.6% 2.1% 0.6% 0.9% 2.1%
Pembroke, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 95.0% 5.0% 4.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
Kenora, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 94.9% 5.0% 4.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.1%
Cold Lake, CA (Alta.) ! 100.0% 94.6% 4.9% 3.1% 0.7% 0.5% 0.6%
Moose Jaw, CA (Sask.) ! 100.0% 94.7% 4.9% 3.1% 0.2% 0.6% 1.0%
Charlottetown, CA (P.E.I.) ! 100.0% 95.3% 4.4% 2.9% 0.4% 0.3% 0.9%
Saint John, CMA (N.B.) 100.0% 95.1% 4.2% 2.8% 0.2% 0.4% 0.8%
Timmins, CA (Ont.) ! 100.0% 95.7% 4.2% 3.6% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Hawkesbury, CA (Ont./Que.) ! 100.0% 95.4% 4.2% 2.6% 0.2% 0.6% 0.7%
Swift Current, CA (Sask.) ! 100.0% 95.5% 4.1% 3.0% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Truro, CA (N.S.) ! 100.0% 95.8% 4.1% 3.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
North Battleford, CA (Sask.) ! 100.0% 95.8% 4.1% 2.7% 0.1% 0.4% 0.8%
Prince Albert, CA (Sask.) ! 100.0% 95.7% 4.1% 2.6% 0.5% 0.3% 0.7%
Yorkton, CA (Sask.) ! 100.0% 95.9% 3.9% 2.6% 0.3% 0.6% 0.5%
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