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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
Capital G, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,100 3,840 1,210 1,030 90 35 45
Greater Vancouver A, RDA (B.C.) ! 10,935 3,945 5,135 1,015 800 1,200 2,120
Hudson, V (Que.) ! 5,090 3,955 1,100 845 20 65 170
Montréal-Ouest, V (Que.) ! 5,170 3,975 1,165 900 115 85 65
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, V (Que.) ! 4,765 3,980 680 360 30 160 135
Westlock, T (Alta.) ! 4,670 4,265 385 300 30 0 55
Nanaimo E, RDA (B.C.) 5,460 4,345 1,100 865 40 70 125
Shelburne, T (Ont.) ! 4,905 4,415 480 350 35 35 55
Stanley, RM (Man.) ! 6,365 4,445 1,910 685 70 280 870
West Elgin, MU (Ont.) 5,315 4,450 845 730 35 20 55
Smithers, T (B.C.) ! 5,150 4,455 635 440 85 35 75
Tsinstikeptum 9, IRI (B.C.) ! 5,170 4,610 540 505 10 0 20
Galway-Cavendish and Harvey, TP (Ont.) ! 5,285 4,615 670 625 0 25 15
St. Paul, T (Alta.) 4,840 4,620 220 120 0 0 95
Bulkley-Nechako A, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,290 4,640 625 440 75 80 30
Redcliff, T (Alta.) 5,095 4,670 410 280 20 20 95
North Huron, TP (Ont.) 5,010 4,710 295 250 20 10 15
Peace River B, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,530 4,745 785 290 65 330 100
Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, TP (Ont.) ! 5,405 4,750 645 505 10 100 40
Sioux Lookout, MU (Ont.) ! 5,145 4,750 395 220 55 40 75
Petrolia, T (Ont.) 5,060 4,755 300 225 20 15 40
Woodstock, TV (N.B.) ! 4,970 4,780 165 120 0 20 15
Annapolis, Subd. C, SC (N.S.) 5,040 4,785 245 185 20 30 10
Cookshire-Eaton, V (Que.) ! 4,955 4,800 145 120 0 10 10
Gananoque, T (Ont.) 5,180 4,800 350 270 25 30 30
Lanark Highlands, TP (Ont.) ! 5,175 4,815 345 305 25 15 0
Burton, P (N.B.) ! 4,990 4,825 165 125 25 10 0
Richelieu, V (Que.) ! 4,985 4,830 150 100 25 15 20
Wainwright, T (Alta.) ! 5,225 4,835 345 220 15 50 60
Hampstead, V (Que.) ! 6,995 4,860 2,030 1,505 105 100 325
Chertsey, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,005 4,860 135 115 15 0 10
Willow Creek No. 26, MD (Alta.) ! 5,375 4,865 505 280 40 75 105
Melfort, CY (Sask.) 5,055 4,875 165 120 15 10 25
Minden Hills, TP (Ont.) ! 5,500 4,890 605 520 50 20 25
Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, V (Que.) ! 4,975 4,905 65 15 30 20 0
Ritchot, RM (Man.) 5,050 4,920 130 115 0 0 0
Taber, MD (Alta.) ! 6,280 4,940 1,295 625 205 115 345
Pontiac, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,190 4,955 230 145 45 15 20
Stettler, T (Alta.) 5,305 4,955 295 205 25 60 15
Lac-Brome, V (Que.) ! 5,435 4,960 455 335 25 50 40
Sackville, T (N.B.) 5,290 4,970 280 215 10 10 45
Kneehill County, MD (Alta.) ! 5,180 4,970 210 160 45 0 10
Saint-Pie, V (Que.) ! 5,085 4,970 110 85 10 0 20
Verchères, MÉ (Que.) 5,185 4,985 145 80 10 20 35
Okanagan-Similkameen D, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,915 4,990 920 750 100 25 40
Shediac, T (N.B.) 5,165 4,990 175 90 15 40 30
Bathurst, P (N.B.) 5,130 4,990 140 80 15 15 30
Vegreville, T (Alta.) 5,305 5,000 290 185 20 40 40
McMasterville, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,095 5,000 100 50 0 0 45
Saint-Césaire, V (Que.) 5,085 5,025 60 30 0 15 15
Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, PE (Que.) 5,080 5,025 40 35 0 0 0
Inverness, Subd. B, SC (N.S.) 5,260 5,025 220 170 30 0 20
Donnacona, V (Que.) ! 5,135 5,030 105 15 0 30 60
Stettler County No. 6, CM (Alta.) ! 5,235 5,030 160 115 35 15 0
Saint-Philippe, MÉ (Que.) 5,120 5,040 80 70 0 15 0
Clarenville, T (N.L.) 5,165 5,040 100 40 15 40 0
Dysart and Others, TP (Ont.) ! 5,435 5,045 375 350 15 10 0
Boischatel, MÉ (Que.) 5,195 5,085 110 55 0 30 20
Crowsnest Pass, T (Alta.) ! 5,665 5,095 565 465 0 50 50
Banff, T (Alta.) ! 6,660 5,095 1,075 585 125 95 270
Espanola, T (Ont.) 5,245 5,130 110 80 25 0 0
Windsor, V (Que.) 5,200 5,155 45 35 0 15 0
Saint-Zotique, VL (Que.) ! 5,250 5,155 100 55 15 10 15
Tay Valley, TP (Ont.) ! 5,570 5,155 385 300 20 15 50
Hope, DM (B.C.) ! 6,120 5,210 875 650 150 60 15
Gimli, RM (Man.) ! 5,695 5,215 480 400 25 10 55
Parry Sound, T (Ont.) 5,600 5,220 375 330 10 30 0
Barrhead County No. 11, CM (Alta.) ! 5,845 5,220 540 360 75 45 65
Cochrane, T (Ont.) 5,430 5,225 180 125 25 25 10
Kings, Subd. D, SC (N.S.) ! 5,485 5,230 245 210 10 10 20
Bayham, MU (Ont.) 6,725 5,240 1,285 755 240 80 205
Algoma, Unorganized, North Part, NO (Ont.) ! 5,725 5,250 365 360 0 0 0
Flin Flon (Part), CY (Man.) 5,525 5,260 270 230 10 25 0
Southwest Middlesex, MU (Ont.) 5,825 5,260 560 480 35 45 0
The Pas, T (Man.) ! 5,520 5,265 245 200 10 10 30
Shippagan, P (N.B.) ! 5,355 5,265 90 65 0 20 0
Greenview No. 16, MD (Alta.) ! 5,460 5,275 185 165 0 0 20
Peace River D, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,780 5,280 495 345 65 35 50
Cumberland, Subd. C, SC (N.S.) ! 5,485 5,290 190 175 10 10 0
Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon, PE (Que.) ! 5,385 5,310 75 50 10 0 10
Cramahe, TP (Ont.) 5,950 5,330 595 515 15 45 25
East Kootenay C, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,860 5,335 505 465 15 10 20
Tweed, MU (Ont.) ! 5,595 5,340 255 250 0 0 0
Oliver Paipoonge, MU (Ont.) ! 5,750 5,340 415 390 15 0 0
Kimberley, CY (B.C.) ! 6,045 5,345 675 535 40 35 60
Bay Roberts, T (N.L.) 5,395 5,350 35 25 0 0 0
Marystown, T (N.L.) 5,435 5,355 50 50 0 0 0
Beaver County, CM (Alta.) ! 5,675 5,355 315 205 20 30 55
Perth, T (Ont.) ! 5,895 5,355 530 450 55 0 20
Princeville, V (Que.) ! 5,460 5,370 85 50 0 15 15
Grand Falls / Grand-Sault, TV (N.B.) 5,560 5,410 135 120 15 0 0
Kentville, T (N.S.) ! 5,675 5,420 255 195 25 15 15
Hearst, T (Ont.) ! 5,510 5,430 80 70 0 0 10
Cariboo A, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,855 5,445 380 320 15 20 25
Bonnyville, T (Alta.) ! 5,725 5,445 255 140 15 25 75
Macdonald, RM (Man.) 5,655 5,455 200 150 0 0 35
Contrecoeur, V (Que.) 5,575 5,470 90 50 20 20 0
Charlemagne, V (Que.) ! 5,590 5,475 80 55 0 10 0
Aylmer, T (Ont.) ! 7,000 5,495 1,500 1,140 90 60 205
Coaldale, T (Alta.) 6,085 5,500 575 450 40 55 25
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