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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
Lincoln, P (N.B.) 5,765 5,505 250 230 15 0 0
Les Cèdres, MÉ (Que.) 5,715 5,510 205 165 10 35 10
Douglas, P (N.B.) 5,765 5,520 235 185 20 10 15
Puslinch, TP (Ont.) 6,635 5,545 1,065 890 70 30 65
Saint-Calixte, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,685 5,560 125 90 0 0 30
Inverness, Subd. A, SC (N.S.) ! 5,770 5,595 165 130 15 10 10
Big Lakes, MD (Alta.) ! 5,805 5,635 170 105 20 20 25
Lac-Mégantic, V (Que.) ! 5,850 5,660 185 45 35 55 45
Saint-Félix-de-Valois, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,735 5,690 50 35 10 0 10
Pictou, Subd. B, SC (N.S.) ! 5,860 5,700 140 115 0 10 15
Bromont, V (Que.) ! 6,050 5,705 310 115 90 60 50
Nanaimo F, RDA (B.C.) 6,675 5,710 925 765 40 10 110
Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, CU (Que.) ! 5,865 5,715 150 60 0 40 45
South Bruce, MU (Ont.) 5,930 5,725 200 145 15 0 40
St. Paul County No. 19, CM (Alta.) ! 5,920 5,730 190 180 0 10 0
Shefford, CT (Que.) 5,935 5,730 200 80 10 25 80
Alnwick/Haldimand, TP (Ont.) 6,410 5,755 640 565 55 15 0
Saint-Rémi, V (Que.) ! 5,970 5,770 140 80 10 25 20
Nanaimo G, RDA (B.C.) ! 7,015 5,785 1,230 1,060 65 30 70
Chatsworth, TP (Ont.) 6,325 5,785 545 520 0 10 10
Annapolis, Subd. A, SC (N.S.) ! 6,290 5,815 470 345 10 30 85
Blue Mountains, T (Ont.) ! 6,745 5,820 910 835 10 20 40
Lac-Beauport, MÉ (Que.) 6,080 5,830 240 55 35 40 105
Iqaluit, CY (Nvt.) 6,085 5,835 235 150 30 30 25
Morden, T (Man.) ! 6,490 5,860 555 375 40 35 100
Peace River, T (Alta.) ! 6,170 5,875 290 170 10 60 50
Devon, T (Alta.) 6,245 5,875 370 280 0 20 65
Ponoka, T (Alta.) ! 6,315 5,875 430 310 35 20 65
Mono, T (Ont.) ! 7,055 5,905 1,105 925 75 65 40
Beckwith, TP (Ont.) ! 6,385 5,910 475 350 25 65 30
Lakeland County, MD (Alta.) ! 6,360 5,940 405 320 15 45 30
Peace River C, RDA (B.C.) ! 6,350 5,965 380 280 0 10 85
North Middlesex, MU (Ont.) 6,545 5,975 555 515 35 0 10
Huron-Kinloss, TP (Ont.) ! 6,445 5,985 455 405 0 35 10
Nanaimo A, RDA (B.C.) ! 6,755 6,010 735 690 25 15 10
Wainfleet, TP (Ont.) 6,585 6,010 565 475 60 15 10
St. Marys, T (Ont.) 6,550 6,025 515 400 35 10 65
Beauceville, V (Que.) 6,070 6,025 35 20 0 0 10
Chelsea, MÉ (Que.) 6,700 6,030 650 445 100 20 85
Muskoka Lakes, TP (Ont.) ! 6,465 6,040 410 370 35 10 0
Thunder Bay, Unorganized, NO (Ont.) ! 6,585 6,050 525 485 0 15 20
Trail, CY (B.C.) ! 6,965 6,060 895 820 20 20 40
Dundas, P (N.B.) ! 6,295 6,060 225 180 0 10 35
Merritt, CY (B.C.) ! 6,950 6,065 880 695 25 110 50
Alnwick, P (N.B.) ! 6,110 6,080 30 30 0 0 0
Coteau-du-Lac, MÉ (Que.) 6,235 6,095 140 75 40 0 20
Whitewater Region, TP (Ont.) 6,490 6,100 390 280 10 80 15
Amqui, V (Que.) 6,120 6,105 15 0 0 0 10
Pictou, Subd. A, SC (N.S.) ! 6,405 6,120 280 240 15 0 25
Qualicum Beach, T (B.C.) ! 8,380 6,120 2,235 2,065 30 25 110
Comox-Strathcona B, RDA (B.C.) ! 7,220 6,125 1,090 880 0 95 100
Rigaud, MÉ (Que.) ! 6,610 6,130 455 325 50 30 50
Cypress County, MD (Alta.) ! 6,715 6,140 410 325 40 30 20
Torbay, T (N.L.) 6,245 6,180 55 45 0 0 10
Mont-Joli, V (Que.) ! 6,265 6,200 60 45 0 0 10
Beresford, P (N.B.) 6,210 6,205 10 10 0 0 0
Kingsclear, P (N.B.) ! 6,640 6,210 370 240 45 35 40
Newell County No. 4, CM (Alta.) ! 6,860 6,220 640 345 165 60 65
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP (Ont.) 6,670 6,230 425 385 10 15 15
Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR (N.B.) ! 6,400 6,250 155 105 35 10 15
Rocky Mountain House, T (Alta.) 6,695 6,260 415 300 15 70 30
Castlegar, CY (B.C.) ! 7,060 6,275 725 585 40 55 50
Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, T (N.L.) 6,555 6,310 230 165 15 20 35
Slave Lake, T (Alta.) ! 6,645 6,320 275 200 50 0 25
North Stormont, TP (Ont.) 6,725 6,335 380 320 45 0 15
Brownsburg-Chatham, V (Que.) ! 6,620 6,345 240 210 30 0 0
Morinville, T (Alta.) 6,685 6,365 320 210 40 20 50
Comox-Strathcona C, RDA (B.C.) ! 7,435 6,385 1,035 870 95 35 45
Arran-Elderslie, MU (Ont.) 6,655 6,395 260 225 15 0 20
Antigonish, Subd. B, SC (N.S.) ! 6,510 6,400 90 60 10 0 15
Pointe-Calumet, MÉ (Que.) 6,570 6,400 165 80 25 25 25
Port-Cartier, V (Que.) ! 6,535 6,405 130 55 0 45 25
Southgate, TP (Ont.) ! 7,165 6,405 730 625 70 10 20
Douro-Dummer, TP (Ont.) ! 6,950 6,430 495 450 0 0 40
Plessisville, V (Que.) ! 6,545 6,435 100 60 10 10 20
Hanover, T (Ont.) ! 6,960 6,455 505 415 30 40 20
Kenora, Unorganized, NO (Ont.) ! 7,045 6,465 545 415 25 45 60
Otonabee-South Monaghan, TP (Ont.) 6,915 6,465 435 375 35 15 10
Drayton Valley, T (Alta.) ! 6,760 E 6,480 E 270 E 165 E 30 E 55 E 15 E
Revelstoke, CY (B.C.) ! 7,160 6,510 615 480 55 25 55
Stephenville, T (N.L.) ! 6,575 6,525 55 35 0 0 10
Ladysmith, T (B.C.) ! 7,505 6,545 940 855 0 55 30
Bluewater, MU (Ont.) ! 6,970 6,550 410 360 10 35 10
Drumheller, T (Alta.) ! 7,130 6,555 395 295 45 25 30
East Zorra-Tavistock, TP (Ont.) 7,105 6,555 540 345 25 85 85
Asbestos, V (Que.) ! 6,655 6,560 90 40 20 15 20
Plympton-Wyoming, T (Ont.) 7,500 6,575 910 785 25 65 35
Olds, T (Alta.) 7,115 6,580 490 375 30 30 55
Blandford-Blenheim, TP (Ont.) ! 7,150 6,585 550 475 10 50 25
Westlock County, MD (Alta.) ! 6,915 6,585 320 260 15 0 50
Portage la Prairie, RM (Man.) ! 6,790 6,610 170 160 10 10 10
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, V (Que.) ! 6,690 6,640 45 15 10 0 15
Cowichan Valley B, RDA (B.C.) 7,525 6,660 800 635 55 35 75
South-West Oxford, TP (Ont.) 7,585 6,665 920 615 25 210 65
Stratford, T (P.E.I.) 7,080 6,680 390 265 15 45 55
Arnprior, T (Ont.) 7,080 6,680 390 325 10 10 40
Columbia-Shuswap C, RDA (B.C.) ! 7,690 6,695 990 855 40 60 35
Taber, T (Alta.) ! 7,440 6,705 725 490 65 20 155
Yarmouth, T (N.S.) 6,930 6,715 205 155 20 10 20
Sechelt, DM (B.C.) ! 8,335 6,740 1,510 1,260 75 60 115
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