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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
Toronto, C (Ont.) ! 2,476,565 1,184,235 1,237,725 592,490 188,420 188,955 267,855
Montréal, V (Que.) ! 1,593,725 1,069,510 490,200 232,555 66,670 64,800 126,175
Calgary, CY (Alta.) ! 979,485 725,365 242,750 120,345 29,985 35,565 56,855
Ottawa, C (Ont.) 801,270 614,840 178,545 96,205 26,120 26,575 29,650
Edmonton, CY (Alta.) ! 722,260 548,645 165,615 95,205 22,330 18,520 29,560
Winnipeg, CY (Man.) 625,700 503,140 116,765 71,475 10,930 10,535 23,820
Québec, V (Que.) ! 482,540 458,325 22,160 8,210 2,660 3,805 7,480
Hamilton, C (Ont.) ! 497,395 366,315 126,485 82,990 13,045 13,890 16,560
Halifax, RGM (N.S.) ! 369,265 339,650 27,405 16,585 2,460 3,300 5,055
Mississauga, CY (Ont.) 665,655 314,965 343,245 157,560 51,100 59,775 74,805
Vancouver, CY (B.C.) ! 571,600 292,760 260,760 130,290 44,420 42,580 43,470
Laval, V (Que.) 364,625 289,865 73,565 46,270 10,230 8,130 8,930
London, CY (Ont.) 348,690 269,020 75,620 46,730 8,750 7,895 12,240
Surrey, CY (B.C.) ! 392,450 238,620 150,235 68,360 26,305 26,335 29,230
Brampton, CY (Ont.) 431,575 222,080 206,185 94,675 34,140 34,485 42,890
Gatineau, V (Que.) ! 239,985 218,500 20,780 9,040 3,020 3,610 5,110
Longueuil, V (Que.) ! 226,820 196,790 28,835 13,785 3,150 4,090 7,815
Saskatoon, CY (Sask.) ! 199,380 180,505 16,685 9,730 1,630 2,160 3,160
Regina, CY (Sask.) 176,915 161,540 14,130 8,540 1,510 1,600 2,485
Windsor, CY (Ont.) ! 214,255 151,295 59,855 29,480 7,950 10,140 12,280
Kitchener, CY (Ont.) 202,160 147,165 53,320 29,590 6,795 7,650 9,290
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury, C (Ont.) ! 155,995 145,155 10,450 8,895 425 465 660
Saguenay, V (Que.) ! 141,680 139,835 1,725 585 165 260 715
Sherbrooke, V (Que.) ! 144,595 134,430 9,155 2,985 1,115 1,445 3,615
Vaughan, CY (Ont.) 238,005 128,895 106,960 66,850 14,610 14,385 11,115
Lévis, V (Que.) ! 128,370 126,240 1,985 970 270 280 465
Burlington, CY (Ont.) 162,480 125,475 36,280 25,465 3,130 3,660 4,020
Trois-Rivières, V (Que.) ! 123,550 120,580 2,715 1,085 210 335 1,085
Oshawa, CY (Ont.) ! 140,240 118,000 21,920 17,365 1,635 1,395 1,530
Oakville, T (Ont.) 164,485 112,390 50,250 31,710 5,050 6,670 6,820
Markham, T (Ont.) 260,755 111,070 147,400 69,845 31,765 26,915 18,875
Barrie, CY (Ont.) 126,830 109,400 16,735 11,745 1,570 1,555 1,855
St. Catharines, CY (Ont.) ! 130,005 101,145 27,410 19,630 2,055 2,190 3,535
Cape Breton, RGM (N.S.) ! 100,980 99,195 1,655 1,315 75 120 145
Kingston, CY (Ont.) ! 114,050 96,855 16,210 11,600 1,225 1,330 2,055
Chatham-Kent, MU (Ont.) ! 106,735 95,510 10,805 8,040 755 985 1,030
Thunder Bay, CY (Ont.) ! 107,290 95,370 11,620 9,900 590 465 660
St. John's, CY (N.L.) ! 99,425 94,530 3,995 2,350 320 470 855
Burnaby, CY (B.C.) ! 200,855 94,485 102,030 41,725 17,865 20,650 21,790
Cambridge, CY (Ont.) 119,410 93,895 25,225 18,355 1,935 2,000 2,930
Terrebonne, V (Que.) ! 94,390 90,545 3,765 2,300 460 535 470
Guelph, CY (Ont.) 114,115 89,160 24,110 14,570 3,000 2,715 3,825
Abbotsford, CY (B.C.) ! 122,175 88,995 31,950 17,425 4,825 4,420 5,285
Kelowna, CY (B.C.) ! 105,170 88,665 15,840 11,485 1,165 1,395 1,795
Whitby, T (Ont.) 110,450 87,335 22,625 15,895 2,705 1,955 2,070
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, V (Que.) ! 86,080 83,460 2,560 1,630 250 320 360
Saanich, DM (B.C.) ! 107,120 81,975 23,795 16,795 2,465 1,900 2,635
Richmond Hill, T (Ont.) 161,695 76,710 83,330 37,095 17,075 16,795 12,360
Langley, DM (B.C.) ! 93,035 76,480 15,880 10,020 1,635 1,875 2,350
Brantford, CY (Ont.) 88,845 76,005 12,510 9,210 1,375 890 1,030
Strathcona County, SM (Alta.) 81,845 73,895 7,655 5,675 535 570 865
Red Deer, CY (Alta.) ! 81,365 73,190 7,650 4,045 820 1,005 1,780
Waterloo, CY (Ont.) ! 96,775 72,745 21,980 11,500 2,520 3,470 4,490
Repentigny, V (Que.) ! 75,730 72,650 3,035 1,775 360 485 415
Richmond, CY (B.C.) 173,570 71,650 99,660 36,160 22,725 21,995 18,780
Kamloops, CY (B.C.) ! 79,440 70,400 8,490 6,740 515 585 645
Delta, DM (B.C.) ! 96,075 68,655 27,020 15,540 4,015 3,775 3,690
Clarington, MU (Ont.) 77,375 67,830 9,370 7,685 720 415 550
Kawartha Lakes, CY (Ont.) ! 73,365 67,260 6,010 5,350 165 260 235
Coquitlam, CY (B.C.) 113,560 66,995 44,755 17,650 8,645 9,535 8,925
Peterborough, CY (Ont.) ! 73,810 66,010 7,335 5,705 455 430 745
Sault Ste. Marie, CY (Ont.) ! 73,895 65,620 8,050 7,570 135 160 175
Nanaimo, CY (B.C.) ! 77,630 64,525 12,430 9,300 985 920 1,220
Lethbridge, CY (Alta.) ! 73,520 64,365 8,650 6,300 765 660 930
Niagara Falls, CY (Ont.) ! 81,155 64,315 16,235 11,180 1,235 1,805 2,015
Drummondville, V (Que.) ! 65,720 63,390 2,180 560 125 340 1,145
Prince George, CY (B.C.) ! 70,375 63,230 6,815 5,400 490 395 525
Saint John, CY (N.B.) ! 66,690 63,075 2,885 1,795 55 325 705
Ajax, T (Ont.) 89,835 61,760 27,550 17,325 4,070 2,985 3,170
Saint-Jérôme, V (Que.) ! 62,560 60,760 1,730 770 145 195 620
Pickering, CY (Ont.) 87,365 60,725 26,375 18,290 3,250 2,565 2,270
Moncton, C (N.B.) 62,965 60,335 2,360 1,510 130 130 590
Sarnia, CY (Ont.) 70,335 60,130 9,970 8,110 575 550 735
Chilliwack, CY (B.C.) ! 68,670 58,755 9,640 7,390 530 970 755
Victoria, CY (B.C.) ! 75,390 58,535 15,415 10,660 1,555 1,440 1,755
Newmarket, T (Ont.) 73,370 56,855 16,120 10,580 1,700 1,855 1,985
Maple Ridge, DM (B.C.) ! 68,160 56,080 11,745 7,770 1,215 1,340 1,415
North Vancouver, DM (B.C.) 81,910 54,665 25,995 14,550 3,100 4,270 4,075
Norfolk County, CY (Ont.) ! 61,860 53,735 7,835 6,535 485 355 460
Medicine Hat, CY (Alta.) ! 55,950 51,350 4,340 2,925 390 400 625
St. Albert, CY (Alta.) 57,350 51,290 5,830 4,585 355 435 455
North Bay, CY (Ont.) ! 53,235 49,870 3,210 2,485 175 275 270
Shawinigan, V (Que.) ! 50,195 49,820 365 255 45 40 25
Saint-Hyacinthe, V (Que.) ! 49,960 48,045 1,745 705 50 145 840
Brossard, V (Que.) ! 70,740 46,540 23,640 12,610 4,070 3,210 3,750
Halton Hills, T (Ont.) 55,025 46,385 8,360 6,750 665 490 450
Fredericton, CY (N.B.) ! 49,980 45,305 4,240 2,365 245 545 1,085
Wood Buffalo, RGM (Alta.) ! 51,405 44,900 5,780 2,340 660 840 1,935
Caledon, T (Ont.) ! 56,840 44,830 11,805 9,775 925 580 520
Granby, V (Que.) ! 46,095 44,235 1,795 755 55 255 730
Blainville, V (Que.) 46,490 43,935 2,505 1,465 240 370 435
Grande Prairie, CY (Alta.) 46,755 43,485 2,985 1,755 315 410 505
Welland, CY (Ont.) 49,895 43,460 6,115 4,930 350 280 555
Belleville, CY (Ont.) ! 47,875 42,860 4,720 3,370 365 455 535
Cornwall, CY (Ont.) ! 44,910 40,975 3,835 2,215 380 500 740
Timmins, CY (Ont.) ! 42,455 40,645 1,770 1,540 105 45 70
Haldimand County, CY (Ont.) 44,710 40,585 4,025 3,520 155 210 135
Rimouski, V (Que.) ! 41,305 40,400 715 265 85 135 225
Saint-Eustache, V (Que.) ! 41,595 40,225 1,335 770 145 105 315
Milton, T (Ont.) 53,410 40,070 13,030 7,425 1,840 1,955 1,810
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