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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
Brampton, CY (Ont.) 431,575 222,080 206,185 94,675 34,140 34,485 42,890
Markham, T (Ont.) 260,755 111,070 147,400 69,845 31,765 26,915 18,875
Ottawa, C (Ont.) 801,270 614,840 178,545 96,205 26,120 26,575 29,650
Surrey, CY (B.C.) ! 392,450 238,620 150,235 68,360 26,305 26,335 29,230
Richmond, CY (B.C.) 173,570 71,650 99,660 36,160 22,725 21,995 18,780
Burnaby, CY (B.C.) ! 200,855 94,485 102,030 41,725 17,865 20,650 21,790
Edmonton, CY (Alta.) ! 722,260 548,645 165,615 95,205 22,330 18,520 29,560
Richmond Hill, T (Ont.) 161,695 76,710 83,330 37,095 17,075 16,795 12,360
Vaughan, CY (Ont.) 238,005 128,895 106,960 66,850 14,610 14,385 11,115
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
Windsor, CY (Ont.) ! 214,255 151,295 59,855 29,480 7,950 10,140 12,280
Coquitlam, CY (B.C.) 113,560 66,995 44,755 17,650 8,645 9,535 8,925
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
Kitchener, CY (Ont.) 202,160 147,165 53,320 29,590 6,795 7,650 9,290
Oakville, T (Ont.) 164,485 112,390 50,250 31,710 5,050 6,670 6,820
Abbotsford, CY (B.C.) ! 122,175 88,995 31,950 17,425 4,825 4,420 5,285
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
Québec, V (Que.) ! 482,540 458,325 22,160 8,210 2,660 3,805 7,480
Delta, DM (B.C.) ! 96,075 68,655 27,020 15,540 4,015 3,775 3,690
Burlington, CY (Ont.) 162,480 125,475 36,280 25,465 3,130 3,660 4,020
Gatineau, V (Que.) ! 239,985 218,500 20,780 9,040 3,020 3,610 5,110
Waterloo, CY (Ont.) ! 96,775 72,745 21,980 11,500 2,520 3,470 4,490
Halifax, RGM (N.S.) ! 369,265 339,650 27,405 16,585 2,460 3,300 5,055
Brossard, V (Que.) ! 70,740 46,540 23,640 12,610 4,070 3,210 3,750
North Vancouver, CY (B.C.) ! 44,860 27,465 16,390 7,750 1,995 3,170 3,470
New Westminster, CY (B.C.) ! 57,850 38,630 18,360 8,300 2,680 3,130 4,245
Port Coquitlam, CY (B.C.) ! 52,230 36,880 14,750 7,055 2,625 3,025 2,045
Ajax, T (Ont.) 89,835 61,760 27,550 17,325 4,070 2,985 3,170
Guelph, CY (Ont.) 114,115 89,160 24,110 14,570 3,000 2,715 3,825
Pickering, CY (Ont.) 87,365 60,725 26,375 18,290 3,250 2,565 2,270
West Vancouver, DM (B.C.) ! 41,625 25,190 15,455 9,065 1,605 2,485 2,300
St. Catharines, CY (Ont.) ! 130,005 101,145 27,410 19,630 2,055 2,190 3,535
Saskatoon, CY (Sask.) ! 199,380 180,505 16,685 9,730 1,630 2,160 3,160
Cambridge, CY (Ont.) 119,410 93,895 25,225 18,355 1,935 2,000 2,930
Milton, T (Ont.) 53,410 40,070 13,030 7,425 1,840 1,955 1,810
Whitby, T (Ont.) 110,450 87,335 22,625 15,895 2,705 1,955 2,070
Saanich, DM (B.C.) ! 107,120 81,975 23,795 16,795 2,465 1,900 2,635
Langley, DM (B.C.) ! 93,035 76,480 15,880 10,020 1,635 1,875 2,350
Newmarket, T (Ont.) 73,370 56,855 16,120 10,580 1,700 1,855 1,985
Niagara Falls, CY (Ont.) ! 81,155 64,315 16,235 11,180 1,235 1,805 2,015
Aurora, T (Ont.) 47,030 36,105 10,520 6,145 1,290 1,800 1,285
Regina, CY (Sask.) 176,915 161,540 14,130 8,540 1,510 1,600 2,485
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
Port Moody, CY (B.C.) ! 27,435 19,125 8,050 3,745 1,235 1,535 1,535
Sherbrooke, V (Que.) ! 144,595 134,430 9,155 2,985 1,115 1,445 3,615
Victoria, CY (B.C.) ! 75,390 58,535 15,415 10,660 1,555 1,440 1,755
Kelowna, CY (B.C.) ! 105,170 88,665 15,840 11,485 1,165 1,395 1,795
Oshawa, CY (Ont.) ! 140,240 118,000 21,920 17,365 1,635 1,395 1,530
Maple Ridge, DM (B.C.) ! 68,160 56,080 11,745 7,770 1,215 1,340 1,415
Kingston, CY (Ont.) ! 114,050 96,855 16,210 11,600 1,225 1,330 2,055
Greater Vancouver A, RDA (B.C.) ! 10,935 3,945 5,135 1,015 800 1,200 2,120
Côte-Saint-Luc, V (Que.) ! 30,265 16,035 13,745 9,025 1,220 1,195 2,295
Red Deer, CY (Alta.) ! 81,365 73,190 7,650 4,045 820 1,005 1,780
Chatham-Kent, MU (Ont.) ! 106,735 95,510 10,805 8,040 755 985 1,030
Chilliwack, CY (B.C.) ! 68,670 58,755 9,640 7,390 530 970 755
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
Wood Buffalo, RGM (Alta.) ! 51,405 44,900 5,780 2,340 660 840 1,935
Leamington, MU (Ont.) ! 28,275 19,365 7,485 5,010 705 830 935
Mont-Royal, V (Que.) ! 18,655 11,710 6,500 4,050 515 740 1,195
Lethbridge, CY (Alta.) ! 73,520 64,365 8,650 6,300 765 660 930
Pointe-Claire, V (Que.) ! 29,880 22,730 6,835 4,235 1,060 595 940
Kamloops, CY (B.C.) ! 79,440 70,400 8,490 6,740 515 585 645
Caledon, T (Ont.) ! 56,840 44,830 11,805 9,775 925 580 520
Strathcona County, SM (Alta.) 81,845 73,895 7,655 5,675 535 570 865
Dorval, CÉ (Que.) ! 17,880 13,155 4,565 2,515 500 565 990
Sarnia, CY (Ont.) 70,335 60,130 9,970 8,110 575 550 735
Langley, CY (B.C.) ! 23,335 18,865 4,170 2,515 415 545 700
Fredericton, CY (N.B.) ! 49,980 45,305 4,240 2,365 245 545 1,085
Terrebonne, V (Que.) ! 94,390 90,545 3,765 2,300 460 535 470
Mission, DM (B.C.) ! 33,840 28,595 5,065 3,290 600 510 665
Cornwall, CY (Ont.) ! 44,910 40,975 3,835 2,215 380 500 740
LaSalle, T (Ont.) 27,565 22,795 4,710 3,185 470 495 550
Halton Hills, T (Ont.) 55,025 46,385 8,360 6,750 665 490 450
Repentigny, V (Que.) ! 75,730 72,650 3,035 1,775 360 485 415
White Rock, CY (B.C.) ! 18,170 13,550 4,425 3,120 300 480 530
St. John's, CY (N.L.) ! 99,425 94,530 3,995 2,350 320 470 855
Westmount, V (Que.) ! 19,805 13,215 5,790 3,530 665 465 1,130
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury, C (Ont.) ! 155,995 145,155 10,450 8,895 425 465 660
Thunder Bay, CY (Ont.) ! 107,290 95,370 11,620 9,900 590 465 660
Belleville, CY (Ont.) ! 47,875 42,860 4,720 3,370 365 455 535
St. Albert, CY (Alta.) 57,350 51,290 5,830 4,585 355 435 455
Peterborough, CY (Ont.) ! 73,810 66,010 7,335 5,705 455 430 745
Clarington, MU (Ont.) 77,375 67,830 9,370 7,685 720 415 550
Hanover, RM (Man.) 11,815 9,430 2,315 660 355 415 880
Grande Prairie, CY (Alta.) 46,755 43,485 2,985 1,755 315 410 505
Medicine Hat, CY (Alta.) ! 55,950 51,350 4,340 2,925 390 400 625
Squamish, DM (B.C.) ! 14,885 11,680 3,140 1,790 360 395 585
Pitt Meadows, DM (B.C.) ! 15,610 12,235 3,240 2,070 335 395 440
Prince George, CY (B.C.) ! 70,375 63,230 6,815 5,400 490 395 525
Vaudreuil-Dorion, V (Que.) 25,390 22,975 2,300 1,325 225 395 350
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