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Population by immigrant status and period of immigration, 2006 counts, for Canada and census divisions - 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
Lotbinière (Que.) ! 26,785 26,450 330 200 25 40 60
Lunenburg (N.S.) 46,610 44,440 2,115 1,620 90 140 255
Madawaska (N.B.) ! 33,515 32,115 1,220 875 135 125 80
Manicouagan (Que.) ! 32,695 32,455 230 95 30 50 50
Manitoulin (Ont.) ! 12,940 12,295 640 565 15 25 40
Maria-Chapdelaine (Que.) ! 25,545 25,385 150 55 15 10 75
Maskinongé (Que.) ! 34,810 34,455 325 230 20 40 35
Matane (Que.) ! 21,880 21,655 155 75 20 30 35
Matawinie (Que.) ! 49,255 47,610 1,615 1,160 75 160 220
Mékinac (Que.) ! 12,425 12,285 130 105 10 0 10
Memphrémagog (Que.) ! 44,745 42,455 2,170 1,600 115 180 275
Middlesex (Ont.) ! 417,675 330,030 83,450 53,645 9,130 8,145 12,535
Minganie--Basse-Côte-Nord (Que.) ! 11,765 11,730 35 15 0 10 10
Mirabel (Que.) ! 34,475 33,685 770 485 45 90 150
Montcalm (Que.) ! 42,220 41,590 600 430 50 35 90
Montmagny (Que.) ! 22,655 22,510 145 95 20 10 20
Montréal (Que.) ! 1,823,900 1,225,970 560,390 277,995 74,600 71,125 136,675
Mount Waddington (B.C.) ! 11,620 10,560 1,025 890 60 20 50
Muskoka (Ont.) ! 56,275 51,330 4,745 4,040 265 145 290
Nanaimo (B.C.) ! 137,150 113,380 22,915 18,470 1,350 1,225 1,865
Niagara (Ont.) ! 421,750 342,645 75,840 57,255 5,135 5,555 7,885
Nicolet-Yamaska (Que.) ! 22,275 21,875 370 260 20 55 35
Nipissing (Ont.) ! 83,605 79,135 4,285 3,335 225 420 305
Nord-du-Québec (Que.) ! 39,550 39,190 350 195 50 50 60
North Okanagan (B.C.) ! 76,195 67,620 8,390 6,620 435 590 740
Northern Rockies (B.C.) ! 6,105 5,755 300 170 20 45 60
Northumberland (Ont.) ! 79,070 70,235 8,725 7,690 390 305 330
Northumberland (N.B.) 48,190 47,200 975 695 100 85 100
Okanagan-Similkameen (B.C.) ! 78,475 65,175 13,160 10,645 845 900 775
Ottawa (Ont.) 801,275 614,840 178,545 96,205 26,120 26,570 29,650
Oxford (Ont.) 101,460 90,155 11,105 8,695 715 840 850
Papineau (Que.) ! 21,540 21,150 365 275 35 40 15
Parry Sound (Ont.) ! 40,415 37,240 3,095 2,845 55 130 65
Peace River (B.C.) ! 58,030 53,725 4,150 2,700 315 550 580
Peel (Ont.) ! 1,154,070 581,880 561,240 262,010 86,170 94,835 118,215
Perth (Ont.) 73,425 66,405 6,925 5,035 565 625 700
Peterborough (Ont.) ! 131,525 118,530 12,450 10,330 580 590 955
Pictou (N.S.) ! 45,815 44,475 1,270 1,090 35 20 120
Pontiac (Que.) ! 14,435 14,125 295 235 25 20 15
Portneuf (Que.) ! 45,430 44,800 620 265 60 115 180
Powell River (B.C.) ! 19,330 16,295 2,880 2,440 75 125 230
Prescott and Russell (Ont.) ! 78,740 75,400 3,265 2,405 285 285 280
Prince (P.E.I.) 44,120 43,185 910 600 15 50 250
Prince Edward (Ont.) ! 24,935 22,515 2,365 2,140 70 85 70
Québec (Que.) ! 516,010 491,165 22,775 8,515 2,750 3,870 7,640
Queens (N.S.) 11,055 10,765 290 235 10 10 35
Queens (P.E.I.) 71,665 68,120 3,330 2,260 235 250 580
Queens (N.B.) ! 11,460 10,920 540 325 90 60 60
Rainy River (Ont.) ! 21,270 19,645 1,575 1,245 45 165 110
Renfrew (Ont.) ! 96,335 90,380 5,835 4,650 360 490 330
Restigouche (N.B.) 33,045 32,600 425 300 35 15 75
Richmond (N.S.) 9,630 9,330 235 145 15 50 30
Rimouski-Neigette (Que.) 52,165 51,040 915 315 120 175 315
Rivière-du-Loup (Que.) ! 32,450 32,225 195 120 0 25 45
Robert-Cliche (Que.) ! 18,510 18,230 265 120 30 25 95
Roussillon (Que.) ! 148,560 138,615 9,705 6,415 1,030 1,245 1,010
Rouville (Que.) 30,825 30,090 730 480 70 80 100
Rouyn-Noranda (Que.) ! 39,440 38,915 490 255 50 95 85
Saint John (N.B.) ! 73,255 69,485 3,030 1,920 75 330 710
Sept-Rivières--Caniapiscau (Que.) ! 38,105 37,490 595 350 35 120 90
Shawinigan (Que.) ! 50,195 49,820 365 250 45 40 25
Shelburne (N.S.) 15,405 14,925 460 335 30 45 50
Sherbrooke (Que.) ! 144,595 134,430 9,155 2,985 1,110 1,445 3,610
Simcoe (Ont.) 417,000 364,055 51,335 40,735 3,580 3,605 3,415
Skeena-Queen Charlotte (B.C.) ! 19,595 17,475 2,070 1,610 180 145 130
Squamish-Lillooet (B.C.) ! 35,130 28,790 5,645 3,160 635 790 1,055
Stikine (B.C.) ! 1,105 960 145 80 40 10 10
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (Ont.) ! 108,585 100,440 7,965 5,640 575 765 980
Sudbury (Ont.) ! 21,255 20,450 795 650 40 65 40
Sunbury (N.B.) ! 25,475 24,430 1,010 745 155 35 75
Sunshine Coast (B.C.) ! 27,510 22,585 4,785 4,005 285 215 285
Témiscamingue (Que.) ! 16,770 16,360 400 205 80 40 75
Témiscouata (Que.) ! 21,215 20,955 225 130 20 60 20
Thérèse-De Blainville (Que.) ! 142,250 134,625 7,470 4,920 680 950 915
Thompson-Nicola (B.C.) ! 121,220 108,105 12,495 9,985 715 905 890
Thunder Bay (Ont.) ! 147,100 132,605 14,110 12,155 685 535 725
Timiskaming (Ont.) ! 32,795 31,420 1,335 1,200 50 45 40
Toronto (Ont.) ! 2,476,565 1,184,230 1,237,720 592,490 188,420 188,955 267,855
Vaudreuil-Soulanges (Que.) 119,465 109,135 9,965 6,255 1,050 1,170 1,490
Victoria (N.B.) ! 20,070 19,350 675 525 75 35 35
Victoria (N.S.) ! 7,505 7,155 315 245 20 20 30
Waterloo (Ont.) 473,260 363,790 105,375 63,395 11,600 13,360 17,020
Wellington (Ont.) 198,635 163,880 33,740 21,805 3,715 3,525 4,695
Westmorland (N.B.) 130,085 125,180 4,485 3,020 295 295 875
Yarmouth (N.S.) 25,870 25,035 760 550 50 60 95
York (N.B.) 90,145 83,655 5,910 3,570 455 645 1,245
York (Ont.) 887,345 499,650 380,525 203,835 67,375 62,855 46,460
Yukon (Y.T.) ! 30,190 26,990 3,005 1,950 325 345 385
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