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Population by immigrant status and period of immigration, 2006 counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities) with 5,000-plus population - 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
Westlock, T (Alta.) ! 4,670 4,265 385 300 30 0 55
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, V (Que.) ! 4,765 3,980 680 360 30 160 135
St. Paul, T (Alta.) 4,840 4,620 220 120 0 0 95
Shelburne, T (Ont.) ! 4,905 4,415 480 350 35 35 55
Cookshire-Eaton, V (Que.) ! 4,955 4,800 145 120 0 10 10
Woodstock, TV (N.B.) ! 4,970 4,780 165 120 0 20 15
Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, V (Que.) ! 4,975 4,905 65 15 30 20 0
Richelieu, V (Que.) ! 4,985 4,830 150 100 25 15 20
Burton, P (N.B.) ! 4,990 4,825 165 125 25 10 0
Chertsey, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,005 4,860 135 115 15 0 10
North Huron, TP (Ont.) 5,010 4,710 295 250 20 10 15
Annapolis, Subd. C, SC (N.S.) 5,040 4,785 245 185 20 30 10
Ritchot, RM (Man.) 5,050 4,920 130 115 0 0 0
Melfort, CY (Sask.) 5,055 4,875 165 120 15 10 25
Petrolia, T (Ont.) 5,060 4,755 300 225 20 15 40
Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, PE (Que.) 5,080 5,025 40 35 0 0 0
Saint-Pie, V (Que.) ! 5,085 4,970 110 85 10 0 20
Saint-Césaire, V (Que.) 5,085 5,025 60 30 0 15 15
Hudson, V (Que.) ! 5,090 3,955 1,100 845 20 65 170
McMasterville, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,095 5,000 100 50 0 0 45
Redcliff, T (Alta.) 5,095 4,670 410 280 20 20 95
Capital G, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,100 3,840 1,210 1,030 90 35 45
Saint-Philippe, MÉ (Que.) 5,120 5,040 80 70 0 15 0
Bathurst, P (N.B.) 5,130 4,990 140 80 15 15 30
Donnacona, V (Que.) ! 5,135 5,030 105 15 0 30 60
Sioux Lookout, MU (Ont.) ! 5,145 4,750 395 220 55 40 75
Smithers, T (B.C.) ! 5,150 4,455 635 440 85 35 75
Shediac, T (N.B.) 5,165 4,990 175 90 15 40 30
Clarenville, T (N.L.) 5,165 5,040 100 40 15 40 0
Tsinstikeptum 9, IRI (B.C.) ! 5,170 4,610 540 505 10 0 20
Montréal-Ouest, V (Que.) ! 5,170 3,975 1,165 900 115 85 65
Lanark Highlands, TP (Ont.) ! 5,175 4,815 345 305 25 15 0
Gananoque, T (Ont.) 5,180 4,800 350 270 25 30 30
Kneehill County, MD (Alta.) ! 5,180 4,970 210 160 45 0 10
Verchères, MÉ (Que.) 5,185 4,985 145 80 10 20 35
Pontiac, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,190 4,955 230 145 45 15 20
Boischatel, MÉ (Que.) 5,195 5,085 110 55 0 30 20
Windsor, V (Que.) 5,200 5,155 45 35 0 15 0
Wainwright, T (Alta.) ! 5,225 4,835 345 220 15 50 60
Stettler County No. 6, CM (Alta.) ! 5,235 5,030 160 115 35 15 0
Espanola, T (Ont.) 5,245 5,130 110 80 25 0 0
Saint-Zotique, VL (Que.) ! 5,250 5,155 100 55 15 10 15
Inverness, Subd. B, SC (N.S.) 5,260 5,025 220 170 30 0 20
Galway-Cavendish and Harvey, TP (Ont.) ! 5,285 4,615 670 625 0 25 15
Bulkley-Nechako A, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,290 4,640 625 440 75 80 30
Sackville, T (N.B.) 5,290 4,970 280 215 10 10 45
Vegreville, T (Alta.) 5,305 5,000 290 185 20 40 40
Stettler, T (Alta.) 5,305 4,955 295 205 25 60 15
West Elgin, MU (Ont.) 5,315 4,450 845 730 35 20 55
Shippagan, P (N.B.) ! 5,355 5,265 90 65 0 20 0
Willow Creek No. 26, MD (Alta.) ! 5,375 4,865 505 280 40 75 105
Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon, PE (Que.) ! 5,385 5,310 75 50 10 0 10
Bay Roberts, T (N.L.) 5,395 5,350 35 25 0 0 0
Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, TP (Ont.) ! 5,405 4,750 645 505 10 100 40
Cochrane, T (Ont.) 5,430 5,225 180 125 25 25 10
Dysart and Others, TP (Ont.) ! 5,435 5,045 375 350 15 10 0
Marystown, T (N.L.) 5,435 5,355 50 50 0 0 0
Lac-Brome, V (Que.) ! 5,435 4,960 455 335 25 50 40
Nanaimo E, RDA (B.C.) 5,460 4,345 1,100 865 40 70 125
Greenview No. 16, MD (Alta.) ! 5,460 5,275 185 165 0 0 20
Princeville, V (Que.) ! 5,460 5,370 85 50 0 15 15
Cumberland, Subd. C, SC (N.S.) ! 5,485 5,290 190 175 10 10 0
Kings, Subd. D, SC (N.S.) ! 5,485 5,230 245 210 10 10 20
Minden Hills, TP (Ont.) ! 5,500 4,890 605 520 50 20 25
Hearst, T (Ont.) ! 5,510 5,430 80 70 0 0 10
The Pas, T (Man.) ! 5,520 5,265 245 200 10 10 30
Flin Flon (Part), CY (Man.) 5,525 5,260 270 230 10 25 0
Peace River B, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,530 4,745 785 290 65 330 100
Grand Falls / Grand-Sault, TV (N.B.) 5,560 5,410 135 120 15 0 0
Tay Valley, TP (Ont.) ! 5,570 5,155 385 300 20 15 50
Contrecoeur, V (Que.) 5,575 5,470 90 50 20 20 0
Charlemagne, V (Que.) ! 5,590 5,475 80 55 0 10 0
Tweed, MU (Ont.) ! 5,595 5,340 255 250 0 0 0
Parry Sound, T (Ont.) 5,600 5,220 375 330 10 30 0
Macdonald, RM (Man.) 5,655 5,455 200 150 0 0 35
Crowsnest Pass, T (Alta.) ! 5,665 5,095 565 465 0 50 50
Beaver County, CM (Alta.) ! 5,675 5,355 315 205 20 30 55
Kentville, T (N.S.) ! 5,675 5,420 255 195 25 15 15
Saint-Calixte, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,685 5,560 125 90 0 0 30
Gimli, RM (Man.) ! 5,695 5,215 480 400 25 10 55
Les Cèdres, MÉ (Que.) 5,715 5,510 205 165 10 35 10
Bonnyville, T (Alta.) ! 5,725 5,445 255 140 15 25 75
Algoma, Unorganized, North Part, NO (Ont.) ! 5,725 5,250 365 360 0 0 0
Saint-Félix-de-Valois, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,735 5,690 50 35 10 0 10
Oliver Paipoonge, MU (Ont.) ! 5,750 5,340 415 390 15 0 0
Lincoln, P (N.B.) 5,765 5,505 250 230 15 0 0
Douglas, P (N.B.) 5,765 5,520 235 185 20 10 15
Inverness, Subd. A, SC (N.S.) ! 5,770 5,595 165 130 15 10 10
Peace River D, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,780 5,280 495 345 65 35 50
Big Lakes, MD (Alta.) ! 5,805 5,635 170 105 20 20 25
Southwest Middlesex, MU (Ont.) 5,825 5,260 560 480 35 45 0
Barrhead County No. 11, CM (Alta.) ! 5,845 5,220 540 360 75 45 65
Lac-Mégantic, V (Que.) ! 5,850 5,660 185 45 35 55 45
Cariboo A, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,855 5,445 380 320 15 20 25
Pictou, Subd. B, SC (N.S.) ! 5,860 5,700 140 115 0 10 15
East Kootenay C, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,860 5,335 505 465 15 10 20
Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, CU (Que.) ! 5,865 5,715 150 60 0 40 45
Perth, T (Ont.) ! 5,895 5,355 530 450 55 0 20
Okanagan-Similkameen D, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,915 4,990 920 750 100 25 40
St. Paul County No. 19, CM (Alta.) ! 5,920 5,730 190 180 0 10 0
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