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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
Niagara-on-the-Lake, T (Ont.) ! 14,380 10,230 4,035 3,270 240 240 290
Tecumseh, T (Ont.) ! 24,200 19,900 4,155 3,240 270 255 385
Vernon, CY (B.C.) ! 35,150 30,900 4,175 3,240 260 350 325
LaSalle, T (Ont.) 27,565 22,795 4,710 3,185 470 495 550
Grimsby, T (Ont.) 23,570 19,640 3,865 3,185 245 230 200
White Rock, CY (B.C.) ! 18,170 13,550 4,425 3,120 300 480 530
Châteauguay, V (Que.) 41,975 37,715 4,205 2,995 465 390 350
Sherbrooke, V (Que.) ! 144,595 134,430 9,155 2,985 1,115 1,445 3,615
Lincoln, T (Ont.) 21,135 17,505 3,485 2,980 185 130 190
New Tecumseth, T (Ont.) 27,325 23,700 3,455 2,945 165 230 110
Brant, CY (Ont.) 33,980 30,505 3,430 2,940 110 215 160
Beaconsfield, V (Que.) ! 19,065 14,435 4,315 2,930 395 360 635
Medicine Hat, CY (Alta.) ! 55,950 51,350 4,340 2,925 390 400 625
St. Thomas, CY (Ont.) ! 35,525 31,760 3,670 2,825 160 285 400
Wasaga Beach, T (Ont.) ! 15,005 11,885 3,040 2,765 120 70 80
Quinte West, CY (Ont.) ! 42,380 39,115 3,165 2,740 155 80 180
Strathroy-Caradoc, TP (Ont.) ! 19,815 16,760 3,030 2,655 125 130 120
Orangeville, T (Ont.) 26,690 23,200 3,435 2,625 180 270 360
Stratford, CY (Ont.) ! 30,025 26,530 3,465 2,600 235 325 305
East Gwillimbury, T (Ont.) 20,685 17,705 2,920 2,550 135 120 110
Dorval, CÉ (Que.) ! 17,880 13,155 4,565 2,515 500 565 990
Langley, CY (B.C.) ! 23,335 18,865 4,170 2,515 415 545 700
Lakeshore, T (Ont.) 33,105 29,350 3,605 2,510 310 375 410
North Bay, CY (Ont.) ! 53,235 49,870 3,210 2,485 175 275 270
Campbell River, CY (B.C.) ! 29,370 26,225 3,035 2,370 275 190 200
Fredericton, CY (N.B.) ! 49,980 45,305 4,240 2,365 245 545 1,085
St. John's, CY (N.L.) ! 99,425 94,530 3,995 2,350 320 470 855
Wood Buffalo, RGM (Alta.) ! 51,405 44,900 5,780 2,340 660 840 1,935
Thorold, CY (Ont.) ! 18,140 15,525 2,575 2,315 100 45 115
Kingsville, T (Ont.) ! 20,495 16,865 2,955 2,300 275 100 275
Terrebonne, V (Que.) ! 94,390 90,545 3,765 2,300 460 535 470
Cornwall, CY (Ont.) ! 44,910 40,975 3,835 2,215 380 500 740
Central Saanich, DM (B.C.) 15,605 12,895 2,660 2,210 160 150 140
Centre Wellington, TP (Ont.) 25,710 23,010 2,655 2,190 165 175 130
Prince Edward, CY (Ont.) ! 24,935 22,510 2,365 2,140 65 85 75
Orillia, CY (Ont.) ! 29,165 26,120 2,960 2,140 245 280 295
Sidney, T (B.C.) ! 11,010 8,510 2,435 2,130 120 50 140
Pelham, T (Ont.) 16,015 13,480 2,495 2,100 160 155 85
Pitt Meadows, DM (B.C.) ! 15,610 12,235 3,240 2,070 335 395 440
Qualicum Beach, T (B.C.) ! 8,380 6,120 2,235 2,065 30 25 110
Courtenay, CY (B.C.) ! 21,785 19,040 2,695 2,060 375 110 155
Cobourg, T (Ont.) ! 17,530 15,060 2,440 2,020 165 105 145
Amherstburg, T (Ont.) 21,600 19,100 2,445 2,010 75 160 200
North Saanich, DM (B.C.) ! 10,780 8,455 2,315 1,990 115 120 95
Parkland County, CM (Alta.) ! 29,215 26,710 2,405 1,965 125 125 190
Port Alberni, CY (B.C.) ! 17,325 15,220 2,050 1,920 50 55 20
Port Colborne, CY (Ont.) ! 18,175 15,860 2,225 1,920 85 60 155
Langford, CY (B.C.) ! 22,300 19,810 2,420 1,870 185 150 215
Capital F, RDA (B.C.) ! 9,555 7,195 2,310 1,860 130 145 180
Scugog, TP (Ont.) 21,160 18,840 2,260 1,855 150 135 120
Uxbridge, TP (Ont.) 19,075 16,820 2,220 1,820 150 105 150
Saint John, CY (N.B.) ! 66,690 63,075 2,885 1,795 55 325 705
Squamish, DM (B.C.) ! 14,885 11,680 3,140 1,790 360 395 585
Repentigny, V (Que.) ! 75,730 72,650 3,035 1,775 360 485 415
Collingwood, T (Ont.) ! 16,930 14,850 2,065 1,765 75 90 130
Grande Prairie, CY (Alta.) 46,755 43,485 2,985 1,755 315 410 505
Saint-Lambert, V (Que.) ! 21,045 18,070 2,915 1,750 275 295 585
Parksville, CY (B.C.) ! 10,800 8,860 1,910 1,730 35 45 105
Kitimat, DM (B.C.) ! 8,950 6,965 1,975 1,725 120 65 70
Brockville, CY (Ont.) ! 21,770 19,730 1,975 1,690 120 70 100
Tillsonburg, T (Ont.) 14,635 12,550 2,050 1,675 155 110 105
Esquimalt, DM (B.C.) ! 16,700 14,430 2,190 1,640 145 165 235
Middlesex Centre, TP (Ont.) ! 15,260 13,340 1,850 1,640 75 50 85
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, V (Que.) ! 86,080 83,460 2,560 1,630 250 320 360
Essex, T (Ont.) ! 19,820 17,815 1,920 1,620 95 80 125
Oro-Medonte, TP (Ont.) 20,015 17,935 2,055 1,620 130 190 105
Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield, TP (Ont.) ! 17,300 15,480 1,800 1,605 40 65 90
Powell River, CY (B.C.) ! 12,685 10,725 1,855 1,600 45 80 125
Port Hope, MU (Ont.) ! 15,965 14,220 1,725 1,560 80 60 25
Foothills No. 31, MD (Alta.) ! 19,705 17,575 2,015 1,555 155 200 95
Timmins, CY (Ont.) ! 42,455 40,645 1,770 1,540 105 45 70
Brandon, CY (Man.) ! 40,710 37,570 2,715 1,525 165 245 780
Airdrie, CY (Alta.) ! 28,795 26,750 1,970 1,520 150 140 165
Moncton, C (N.B.) 62,965 60,335 2,360 1,510 130 130 590
Hampstead, V (Que.) ! 6,995 4,860 2,030 1,505 105 100 325
Blainville, V (Que.) 46,490 43,935 2,505 1,465 240 370 435
West Lincoln, TP (Ont.) 13,145 11,455 1,650 1,460 60 60 70
Wilmot, TP (Ont.) 16,975 15,220 1,725 1,455 105 120 50
Springwater, TP (Ont.) 17,385 15,655 1,720 1,450 100 80 85
Elliot Lake, CY (Ont.) ! 11,440 9,880 1,500 1,430 20 40 10
Comox, T (B.C.) ! 12,010 10,315 1,685 1,430 120 70 65
Summerland, DM (B.C.) ! 10,690 8,940 1,740 1,425 90 95 125
Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, V (Que.) ! 24,165 22,090 1,985 1,365 190 170 255
Tiny, TP (Ont.) ! 10,765 9,350 1,415 1,350 15 30 20
Salmon Arm, CY (B.C.) ! 15,555 13,835 1,630 1,330 65 60 170
Vaudreuil-Dorion, V (Que.) 25,390 22,975 2,300 1,325 225 395 350
Guelph/Eramosa, TP (Ont.) 11,965 10,310 1,655 1,315 90 160 85
Cape Breton, RGM (N.S.) ! 100,980 99,195 1,655 1,315 75 120 145
Colwood, CY (B.C.) ! 14,675 13,010 1,620 1,295 80 190 50
Prince Rupert, CY (B.C.) ! 12,750 11,075 1,630 1,290 130 130 80
Sechelt, DM (B.C.) ! 8,335 6,740 1,510 1,260 75 60 115
Cranbrook, CY (B.C.) ! 17,950 16,260 1,590 1,260 75 150 110
Whitehorse, CY (Y.T.) 20,290 18,195 1,955 1,255 245 220 230
Huntsville, T (Ont.) ! 17,975 16,420 1,520 1,250 100 35 130
Woolwich, TP (Ont.) 19,105 17,640 1,435 1,240 95 35 60
Malahide, TP (Ont.) ! 8,705 6,745 1,900 1,235 215 125 320
Central Elgin, MU (Ont.) ! 12,605 11,210 1,370 1,210 55 45 65
Owen Sound, CY (Ont.) ! 20,895 19,365 1,500 1,195 50 55 190
Essa, TP (Ont.) 16,855 15,310 1,440 1,175 110 110 35
Midland, T (Ont.) ! 16,000 14,525 1,450 1,155 30 105 160
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