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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
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
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
Brampton, CY (Ont.) 431,575 222,080 206,185 94,675 34,140 34,485 42,890
Hamilton, C (Ont.) ! 497,395 366,315 126,485 82,990 13,045 13,890 16,560
Winnipeg, CY (Man.) 625,700 503,140 116,765 71,475 10,930 10,535 23,820
Markham, T (Ont.) 260,755 111,070 147,400 69,845 31,765 26,915 18,875
Surrey, CY (B.C.) ! 392,450 238,620 150,235 68,360 26,305 26,335 29,230
Vaughan, CY (Ont.) 238,005 128,895 106,960 66,850 14,610 14,385 11,115
London, CY (Ont.) 348,690 269,020 75,620 46,730 8,750 7,895 12,240
Laval, V (Que.) 364,625 289,865 73,565 46,270 10,230 8,130 8,930
Burnaby, CY (B.C.) ! 200,855 94,485 102,030 41,725 17,865 20,650 21,790
Richmond Hill, T (Ont.) 161,695 76,710 83,330 37,095 17,075 16,795 12,360
Richmond, CY (B.C.) 173,570 71,650 99,660 36,160 22,725 21,995 18,780
Oakville, T (Ont.) 164,485 112,390 50,250 31,710 5,050 6,670 6,820
Kitchener, CY (Ont.) 202,160 147,165 53,320 29,590 6,795 7,650 9,290
Windsor, CY (Ont.) ! 214,255 151,295 59,855 29,480 7,950 10,140 12,280
Burlington, CY (Ont.) 162,480 125,475 36,280 25,465 3,130 3,660 4,020
St. Catharines, CY (Ont.) ! 130,005 101,145 27,410 19,630 2,055 2,190 3,535
Cambridge, CY (Ont.) 119,410 93,895 25,225 18,355 1,935 2,000 2,930
Pickering, CY (Ont.) 87,365 60,725 26,375 18,290 3,250 2,565 2,270
Coquitlam, CY (B.C.) 113,560 66,995 44,755 17,650 8,645 9,535 8,925
Abbotsford, CY (B.C.) ! 122,175 88,995 31,950 17,425 4,825 4,420 5,285
Oshawa, CY (Ont.) ! 140,240 118,000 21,920 17,365 1,635 1,395 1,530
Ajax, T (Ont.) 89,835 61,760 27,550 17,325 4,070 2,985 3,170
Saanich, DM (B.C.) ! 107,120 81,975 23,795 16,795 2,465 1,900 2,635
Halifax, RGM (N.S.) ! 369,265 339,650 27,405 16,585 2,460 3,300 5,055
Whitby, T (Ont.) 110,450 87,335 22,625 15,895 2,705 1,955 2,070
Delta, DM (B.C.) ! 96,075 68,655 27,020 15,540 4,015 3,775 3,690
Guelph, CY (Ont.) 114,115 89,160 24,110 14,570 3,000 2,715 3,825
North Vancouver, DM (B.C.) 81,910 54,665 25,995 14,550 3,100 4,270 4,075
Longueuil, V (Que.) ! 226,820 196,790 28,835 13,785 3,150 4,090 7,815
Brossard, V (Que.) ! 70,740 46,540 23,640 12,610 4,070 3,210 3,750
Dollard-Des Ormeaux, V (Que.) ! 48,690 30,155 18,050 11,855 2,550 1,600 2,045
Barrie, CY (Ont.) 126,830 109,400 16,735 11,745 1,570 1,555 1,855
Kingston, CY (Ont.) ! 114,050 96,855 16,210 11,600 1,225 1,330 2,055
Waterloo, CY (Ont.) ! 96,775 72,745 21,980 11,500 2,520 3,470 4,490
Kelowna, CY (B.C.) ! 105,170 88,665 15,840 11,485 1,165 1,395 1,795
Niagara Falls, CY (Ont.) ! 81,155 64,315 16,235 11,180 1,235 1,805 2,015
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
Langley, DM (B.C.) ! 93,035 76,480 15,880 10,020 1,635 1,875 2,350
Thunder Bay, CY (Ont.) ! 107,290 95,370 11,620 9,900 590 465 660
Caledon, T (Ont.) ! 56,840 44,830 11,805 9,775 925 580 520
Saskatoon, CY (Sask.) ! 199,380 180,505 16,685 9,730 1,630 2,160 3,160
Nanaimo, CY (B.C.) ! 77,630 64,525 12,430 9,300 985 920 1,220
Brantford, CY (Ont.) 88,845 76,005 12,510 9,210 1,375 890 1,030
West Vancouver, DM (B.C.) ! 41,625 25,190 15,455 9,065 1,605 2,485 2,300
Gatineau, V (Que.) ! 239,985 218,500 20,780 9,040 3,020 3,610 5,110
Côte-Saint-Luc, V (Que.) ! 30,265 16,035 13,745 9,025 1,220 1,195 2,295
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury, C (Ont.) ! 155,995 145,155 10,450 8,895 425 465 660
Regina, CY (Sask.) 176,915 161,540 14,130 8,540 1,510 1,600 2,485
New Westminster, CY (B.C.) ! 57,850 38,630 18,360 8,300 2,680 3,130 4,245
Québec, V (Que.) ! 482,540 458,325 22,160 8,210 2,660 3,805 7,480
Sarnia, CY (Ont.) 70,335 60,130 9,970 8,110 575 550 735
Chatham-Kent, MU (Ont.) ! 106,735 95,510 10,805 8,040 755 985 1,030
Maple Ridge, DM (B.C.) ! 68,160 56,080 11,745 7,770 1,215 1,340 1,415
North Vancouver, CY (B.C.) ! 44,860 27,465 16,390 7,750 1,995 3,170 3,470
Clarington, MU (Ont.) 77,375 67,830 9,370 7,685 720 415 550
Sault Ste. Marie, CY (Ont.) ! 73,895 65,620 8,050 7,570 135 160 175
Milton, T (Ont.) 53,410 40,070 13,030 7,425 1,840 1,955 1,810
Chilliwack, CY (B.C.) ! 68,670 58,755 9,640 7,390 530 970 755
Port Coquitlam, CY (B.C.) ! 52,230 36,880 14,750 7,055 2,625 3,025 2,045
Halton Hills, T (Ont.) 55,025 46,385 8,360 6,750 665 490 450
Kamloops, CY (B.C.) ! 79,440 70,400 8,490 6,740 515 585 645
Norfolk County, CY (Ont.) ! 61,860 53,735 7,835 6,535 485 355 460
Lethbridge, CY (Alta.) ! 73,520 64,365 8,650 6,300 765 660 930
Aurora, T (Ont.) 47,030 36,105 10,520 6,145 1,290 1,800 1,285
Peterborough, CY (Ont.) ! 73,810 66,010 7,335 5,705 455 430 745
Strathcona County, SM (Alta.) 81,845 73,895 7,655 5,675 535 570 865
Prince George, CY (B.C.) ! 70,375 63,230 6,815 5,400 490 395 525
Kawartha Lakes, CY (Ont.) ! 73,365 67,260 6,010 5,350 165 260 235
Leamington, MU (Ont.) ! 28,275 19,365 7,485 5,010 705 830 935
Welland, CY (Ont.) 49,895 43,460 6,115 4,930 350 280 555
St. Albert, CY (Alta.) 57,350 51,290 5,830 4,585 355 435 455
Pointe-Claire, V (Que.) ! 29,880 22,730 6,835 4,235 1,060 595 940
Penticton, CY (B.C.) ! 31,385 26,425 4,925 4,085 295 335 210
Mont-Royal, V (Que.) ! 18,655 11,710 6,500 4,050 515 740 1,195
Red Deer, CY (Alta.) ! 81,365 73,190 7,650 4,045 820 1,005 1,780
Bradford West Gwillimbury, T (Ont.) 23,830 18,870 4,885 3,890 455 335 205
Georgina, T (Ont.) 41,930 36,930 4,960 3,880 380 375 320
Fort Erie, T (Ont.) ! 29,545 24,010 5,180 3,810 365 345 665
Port Moody, CY (B.C.) ! 27,435 19,125 8,050 3,745 1,235 1,535 1,535
Kirkland, V (Que.) ! 20,465 15,105 5,200 3,725 645 345 485
Central Okanagan J, RDA (B.C.) ! 28,850 24,305 4,440 3,720 275 205 240
Innisfil, T (Ont.) 31,120 26,960 4,055 3,570 155 160 175
Whitchurch-Stouffville, T (Ont.) 24,100 19,610 4,390 3,565 235 335 255
Westmount, V (Que.) ! 19,805 13,215 5,790 3,530 665 465 1,130
Haldimand County, CY (Ont.) 44,710 40,585 4,025 3,520 155 210 135
Rocky View No. 44, MD (Alta.) ! 34,165 29,075 4,830 3,495 445 385 500
Woodstock, CY (Ont.) ! 34,780 30,305 4,345 3,440 320 175 410
North Cowichan, DM (B.C.) ! 27,310 23,205 3,965 3,405 195 140 230
Belleville, CY (Ont.) ! 47,875 42,860 4,720 3,370 365 455 535
King, TP (Ont.) 19,425 15,415 3,915 3,310 195 260 150
Oak Bay, DM (B.C.) ! 17,680 13,305 4,140 3,305 260 220 355
Mission, DM (B.C.) ! 33,840 28,595 5,065 3,290 600 510 665
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