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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
Fort Smith (N.W.T.) ! 31,930 29,120 2,575 1,305 380 320 565
Division No. 5 (Alta.) ! 49,770 46,375 3,000 2,115 280 325 275
Saint John (N.B.) ! 73,255 69,485 3,030 1,920 75 330 710
Deux-Montagnes (Que.) ! 86,570 83,040 3,475 2,060 360 340 720
Yukon (Y.T.) ! 30,190 26,990 3,005 1,950 325 345 385
Central Kootenay (B.C.) ! 55,290 48,555 6,450 5,370 290 345 445
Grey (Ont.) ! 90,900 82,880 7,825 6,750 265 345 465
East Kootenay (B.C.) ! 54,885 49,460 5,215 4,295 285 350 285
Drummond (Que.) ! 91,050 88,375 2,520 805 180 350 1,185
Cowichan Valley (B.C.) ! 76,475 65,860 10,205 8,850 475 355 520
Leeds and Grenville (Ont.) 97,680 89,725 7,795 6,625 340 355 470
Cariboo (B.C.) ! 61,790 55,415 6,220 4,990 520 390 315
La Vallée-du-Richelieu (Que.) ! 105,870 101,645 4,115 2,765 330 390 625
Francheville (Que.) ! 140,260 136,970 3,025 1,285 220 395 1,125
Huron (Ont.) 58,590 53,695 4,665 3,835 155 395 280
Dufferin (Ont.) ! 53,920 46,835 6,930 5,470 395 405 660
Division No. 7 (Man.) 58,205 53,985 3,775 2,150 260 415 950
Le Haut-Richelieu (Que.) ! 107,385 103,710 3,590 2,495 280 415 400
La Haute-Yamaska (Que.) ! 83,690 80,690 2,845 1,270 185 415 970
Nipissing (Ont.) ! 83,605 79,135 4,285 3,335 225 420 305
Bruce (Ont.) ! 64,555 59,180 5,265 4,280 170 435 385
Division No. 10 (Alta.) ! 85,155 80,515 4,480 3,070 425 440 550
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury (Ont.) ! 156,050 145,205 10,450 8,895 425 470 660
Fraser-Fort George (B.C.) ! 91,630 82,565 8,645 6,920 670 475 580
Division No. 1 (Alta.) ! 73,375 67,065 5,855 3,860 565 485 950
Renfrew (Ont.) ! 96,335 90,380 5,835 4,650 360 490 330
Thunder Bay (Ont.) ! 147,100 132,605 14,110 12,155 685 535 725
Peace River (B.C.) ! 58,030 53,725 4,150 2,700 315 550 580
Haldimand-Norfolk (Ont.) ! 106,600 94,355 11,860 10,055 635 565 595
L'Assomption (Que.) ! 108,815 105,130 3,590 2,130 400 575 480
Comox-Strathcona (B.C.) ! 101,045 88,200 12,585 10,230 1,010 580 760
North Okanagan (B.C.) ! 76,195 67,620 8,390 6,620 435 590 740
Division No. 15 (Alta.) ! 33,940 28,640 4,225 2,605 360 590 670
Peterborough (Ont.) ! 131,525 118,530 12,450 10,330 580 590 955
Hastings (Ont.) ! 128,790 118,070 10,280 8,275 635 600 775
Division No. 1 (N.L.) 245,970 239,010 5,865 3,725 440 620 1,075
Perth (Ont.) 73,425 66,405 6,925 5,035 565 625 700
Elgin (Ont.) 84,260 72,605 11,155 8,375 825 635 1,325
York (N.B.) 90,145 83,655 5,910 3,570 455 645 1,245
Division No. 19 (Alta.) ! 97,885 92,185 5,305 3,250 580 665 810
Les Moulins (Que.) ! 127,990 123,085 4,820 2,945 600 675 605
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (Ont.) ! 108,585 100,440 7,965 5,640 575 765 980
Squamish-Lillooet (B.C.) ! 35,130 28,790 5,645 3,160 635 790 1,055
Division No. 16 (Alta.) ! 52,990 46,475 5,785 2,340 660 840 1,940
Oxford (Ont.) 101,460 90,155 11,105 8,695 715 840 850
Lambton (Ont.) ! 126,540 111,480 14,700 12,055 750 875 1,010
Division No. 3 (Man.) 44,385 36,660 7,355 3,735 435 885 2,305
Okanagan-Similkameen (B.C.) ! 78,475 65,175 13,160 10,645 845 900 775
Thompson-Nicola (B.C.) ! 121,220 108,105 12,495 9,985 715 905 890
Thérèse-De Blainville (Que.) ! 142,250 134,625 7,470 4,920 680 950 915
Chatham-Kent (Ont.) ! 107,150 95,900 10,830 8,045 760 985 1,035
Brant (Ont.) ! 123,320 106,975 15,965 12,160 1,490 1,110 1,200
Division No. 2 (Man.) 55,490 48,545 6,745 2,965 560 1,125 2,095
Vaudreuil-Soulanges (Que.) 119,465 109,135 9,965 6,255 1,050 1,170 1,490
Nanaimo (B.C.) ! 137,150 113,380 22,915 18,470 1,350 1,225 1,865
Roussillon (Que.) ! 148,560 138,615 9,705 6,415 1,030 1,245 1,010
Frontenac (Ont.) ! 140,650 121,670 17,940 13,180 1,235 1,420 2,100
Sherbrooke (Que.) ! 144,595 134,430 9,155 2,985 1,110 1,445 3,610
Division No. 8 (Alta.) ! 172,340 158,710 12,805 7,665 1,250 1,515 2,375
Division No. 2 (Alta.) ! 140,620 122,775 17,000 10,960 1,560 1,690 2,795
Division No. 6 (Sask.) 217,860 201,010 15,520 9,395 1,630 1,720 2,770
Central Okanagan (B.C.) ! 160,565 136,010 23,720 18,040 1,635 1,760 2,285
Division No. 11 (Sask.) 240,995 220,485 18,135 10,735 1,760 2,240 3,405
Halifax (N.S.) ! 369,455 339,835 27,410 16,590 2,460 3,300 5,060
Wellington (Ont.) 198,635 163,880 33,740 21,805 3,715 3,525 4,695
Simcoe (Ont.) 417,000 364,055 51,335 40,735 3,580 3,605 3,415
Gatineau (Que.) ! 239,980 218,500 20,780 9,040 3,020 3,615 5,105
Québec (Que.) ! 516,010 491,165 22,775 8,515 2,750 3,870 7,640
Capital (B.C.) ! 340,055 270,845 65,535 48,860 5,635 4,840 6,200
Niagara (Ont.) ! 421,750 342,645 75,840 57,255 5,135 5,555 7,885
Fraser Valley (B.C.) ! 253,840 201,395 50,635 31,355 6,260 6,155 6,865
Longueuil (Que.) ! 381,275 320,125 59,230 30,635 7,840 7,975 12,780
Laval (Que.) 364,620 289,865 73,565 46,270 10,235 8,130 8,935
Middlesex (Ont.) ! 417,675 330,030 83,450 53,645 9,130 8,145 12,535
Durham (Ont.) 557,330 442,085 113,395 81,165 12,710 9,625 9,890
Division No. 11 (Man.) 627,780 505,085 116,900 71,600 10,930 10,535 23,830
Essex (Ont.) 389,590 296,670 87,170 49,400 10,160 12,445 15,165
Halton (Ont.) 435,395 324,325 107,920 71,355 10,685 12,775 13,105
Waterloo (Ont.) 473,260 363,790 105,375 63,395 11,600 13,360 17,020
Hamilton (Ont.) 497,400 366,315 126,485 82,985 13,045 13,895 16,560
Division No. 11 (Alta.) ! 1,065,370 864,540 191,900 115,225 24,030 20,460 32,180
Ottawa (Ont.) 801,275 614,840 178,545 96,205 26,120 26,570 29,650
Division No. 6 (Alta.) ! 1,151,415 879,305 259,855 132,305 31,415 37,215 58,915
York (Ont.) 887,345 499,650 380,525 203,835 67,375 62,855 46,460
Montréal (Que.) ! 1,823,900 1,225,970 560,390 277,995 74,600 71,125 136,675
Peel (Ont.) ! 1,154,070 581,880 561,240 262,010 86,170 94,835 118,215
Greater Vancouver (B.C.) ! 2,097,965 1,227,495 831,265 388,745 142,130 148,695 151,695
Toronto (Ont.) ! 2,476,565 1,184,230 1,237,720 592,490 188,420 188,955 267,855
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