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2006 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Immigrant Status and Place of Birth (38), Sex (3) and Age Groups (10) for the Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2003 Representation Order), 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data

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Immigrant status and place of birth (38) Sex (3)
Total - Sex Male Female
Note(s) :
  1. TOTAL - IMMIGRANT STATUS AND PLACE OF BIRTH
    For information on the specific countries included in each regional grouping in this variable, please refer to Appendix J in the 2006 Census Dictionary.
  2. NON-IMMIGRANTS
    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
    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 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. OCEANIA AND OTHER
    'Other' includes Greenland, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the category 'Other country,' as well as immigrants born in Canada.
  5. NON-PERMANENT RESIDENTS
    Non-permanent residents are persons from another country who, at the time of the census, held a Work or Study Permit or who were refugee claimants, as well as family members living with them in Canada.
Warning Data quality note(s)
  • Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
Total - Immigrant status and place of birth 1 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Non-immigrants 2 24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745
Born in province of residence 20,933,115 10,340,345 10,592,765
Born outside province of residence 3,855,610 1,888,630 1,966,980
Immigrants 3 6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790
United States of America 250,535 108,325 142,215
Central America 130,455 62,870 67,590
Caribbean and Bermuda 317,765 138,300 179,460
South America 250,710 116,585 134,125
Europe 2,278,345 1,110,260 1,168,090
Western Europe 424,640 210,615 214,030
Eastern Europe 511,095 240,770 270,325
Southern Europe 698,080 353,655 344,430
Italy 296,850 152,420 144,430
Other Southern Europe 401,230 201,235 199,995
Northern Europe 644,530 305,220 339,305
United Kingdom 579,625 273,840 305,785
Other Northern Europe 64,900 31,385 33,520
Africa 374,565 192,775 181,785
Western Africa 48,645 25,570 23,075
Eastern Africa 129,920 62,570 67,350
Northern Africa 134,505 73,940 60,565
Central Africa 22,405 11,585 10,820
Southern Africa 39,085 19,110 19,975
Asia and the Middle East 2,525,160 1,207,000 1,318,160
West Central Asia and the Middle East 370,515 193,405 177,110
Eastern Asia 874,370 404,765 469,605
China, People's Republic of 466,940 213,950 252,990
Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region 215,430 103,225 112,205
Other Eastern Asia 191,995 87,590 104,405
Southeast Asia 560,995 246,735 314,255
Philippines 303,195 124,720 178,470
Other Southeast Asia 257,800 122,015 135,780
Southern Asia 719,275 362,090 357,185
India 443,690 221,220 222,465
Other Southern Asia 275,590 140,865 134,725
Oceania and other 4 59,410 28,045 31,360
Non-permanent residents 5 265,355 133,130 132,225
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-557-XCB2006016 (Canada, Code01)