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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
Burton, P (N.B.) ! 4,990 4,825 165 125 25 10 0
Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR (N.B.) ! 6,400 6,250 155 105 35 10 15
Sackville, T (N.B.) 5,290 4,970 280 215 10 10 45
Moncton, P (N.B.) 8,855 8,560 285 235 10 10 35
Inverness, Subd. A, SC (N.S.) ! 5,770 5,595 165 130 15 10 10
Pictou, Subd. B, SC (N.S.) ! 5,860 5,700 140 115 0 10 15
Yarmouth, T (N.S.) 6,930 6,715 205 155 20 10 20
Cumberland, Subd. C, SC (N.S.) ! 5,485 5,290 190 175 10 10 0
Kings, Subd. D, SC (N.S.) ! 5,485 5,230 245 210 10 10 20
Queens, RGM (N.S.) ! 11,015 10,720 285 240 10 10 30
Argyle, MD (N.S.) ! 8,595 8,425 155 120 20 10 0
Peace River C, RDA (B.C.) ! 6,350 5,965 380 280 0 10 85
East Kootenay C, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,860 5,335 505 465 15 10 20
St. Paul County No. 19, CM (Alta.) ! 5,920 5,730 190 180 0 10 0
Nanaimo F, RDA (B.C.) 6,675 5,710 925 765 40 10 110
Athabasca County No. 12, CM (Alta.) ! 7,585 7,160 385 320 40 10 20
Camrose County No. 22, CM (Alta.) ! 7,175 6,790 370 265 70 10 25
Melfort, CY (Sask.) 5,055 4,875 165 120 15 10 25
Innisfail, T (Alta.) ! 7,150 6,805 325 280 15 15 10
Nanaimo A, RDA (B.C.) ! 6,755 6,010 735 690 25 15 10
Bridgewater, T (N.S.) 7,850 7,535 315 250 0 15 45
Kentville, T (N.S.) ! 5,675 5,420 255 195 25 15 15
Oromocto, T (N.B.) ! 8,390 7,995 375 240 105 15 10
Miramichi, C (N.B.) 17,850 17,325 515 345 85 15 70
Bathurst, P (N.B.) 5,130 4,990 140 80 15 15 30
Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, MÉ (Que.) ! 12,450 12,360 85 35 20 15 15
Chandler, V (Que.) ! 7,775 7,715 65 10 15 15 15
Conception Bay South, T (N.L.) 21,660 21,220 365 290 15 15 40
Asbestos, V (Que.) ! 6,655 6,560 90 40 20 15 20
Windsor, V (Que.) 5,200 5,155 45 35 0 15 0
Farnham, V (Que.) ! 7,645 7,490 150 85 10 15 35
Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ (Que.) ! 11,690 11,455 230 125 50 15 30
Saint-Césaire, V (Que.) 5,085 5,025 60 30 0 15 15
Marieville, V (Que.) ! 7,710 7,570 140 100 15 15 10
Richelieu, V (Que.) ! 4,985 4,830 150 100 25 15 20
Beauharnois, V (Que.) ! 11,690 11,520 175 115 15 15 20
Saint-Philippe, MÉ (Que.) 5,120 5,040 80 70 0 15 0
Val-d'Or, V (Que.) ! 30,600 30,225 360 270 25 15 50
Pontiac, MÉ (Que.) ! 5,190 4,955 230 145 45 15 20
Lachute, V (Que.) ! 11,525 11,210 275 210 20 15 30
Alma, V (Que.) ! 29,705 29,500 200 95 30 15 55
Chibougamau, V (Que.) 7,535 7,445 85 40 10 15 20
Champlain, TP (Ont.) ! 8,605 8,120 480 355 50 15 55
The Nation / La Nation, M (Ont.) ! 10,455 10,055 390 330 15 15 30
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP (Ont.) 6,670 6,230 425 385 10 15 15
Tay Valley, TP (Ont.) ! 5,570 5,155 385 300 20 15 50
Rideau Lakes, TP (Ont.) ! 10,310 9,600 690 575 50 15 45
Wainfleet, TP (Ont.) 6,585 6,010 565 475 60 15 10
Petrolia, T (Ont.) 5,060 4,755 300 225 20 15 40
Sainte-Marie, V (Que.) 11,435 11,370 65 30 0 15 15
Princeville, V (Que.) ! 5,460 5,370 85 50 0 15 15
Loyalist, TP (Ont.) 14,350 13,275 1,060 915 60 15 65
Alnwick/Haldimand, TP (Ont.) 6,410 5,755 640 565 55 15 0
Lanark Highlands, TP (Ont.) ! 5,175 4,815 345 305 25 15 0
Otonabee-South Monaghan, TP (Ont.) 6,915 6,465 435 375 35 15 10
Renfrew, T (Ont.) 7,585 7,325 250 200 25 15 15
Laurentian Valley, TP (Ont.) 9,265 8,805 460 375 55 15 20
West Nipissing / Nipissing Ouest, M (Ont.) ! 13,190 12,965 225 195 10 15 0
Portage la Prairie, CY (Man.) 12,105 11,585 510 410 25 15 55
Thunder Bay, Unorganized, NO (Ont.) ! 6,585 6,050 525 485 0 15 20
Selkirk, CY (Man.) 9,010 8,535 430 355 15 15 45
Stettler County No. 6, CM (Alta.) ! 5,235 5,030 160 115 35 15 0
Estevan, CY (Sask.) 9,930 9,650 270 190 15 20 45
Dryden, CY (Ont.) 8,080 7,580 430 390 0 20 15
Kirkland Lake, T (Ont.) 8,030 7,570 445 385 10 20 30
Minden Hills, TP (Ont.) ! 5,500 4,890 605 520 50 20 25
Tay, TP (Ont.) ! 9,695 8,855 840 770 10 20 40
Penetanguishene, T (Ont.) 8,645 8,080 530 455 20 20 30
Blue Mountains, T (Ont.) ! 6,745 5,820 910 835 10 20 40
Clearview, TP (Ont.) 13,830 12,740 1,055 900 95 20 30
Mississippi Mills, T (Ont.) 11,500 10,445 1,045 805 165 20 50
Saint-Georges, V (Que.) ! 29,275 28,975 250 160 15 20 55
L'Ancienne-Lorette, V (Que.) ! 16,485 16,225 260 155 50 20 35
Trent Hills, MU (Ont.) ! 12,130 11,025 1,105 1,020 0 20 55
Thames Centre, MU (Ont.) 13,085 11,810 1,255 1,120 50 20 60
Zorra, TP (Ont.) 8,125 7,530 580 510 30 20 20
West Elgin, MU (Ont.) 5,315 4,450 845 730 35 20 55
Elizabethtown-Kitley, TP (Ont.) 9,600 8,905 695 625 20 20 30
Saint-Félicien, V (Que.) ! 10,420 10,350 75 15 10 20 20
La Pêche, MÉ (Que.) ! 7,390 6,990 395 305 35 20 40
Chelsea, MÉ (Que.) 6,700 6,030 650 445 100 20 85
La Tuque, V (Que.) ! 11,600 11,480 115 80 15 20 10
Otterburn Park, V (Que.) 8,460 8,040 395 305 45 20 30
Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, V (Que.) 8,220 8,055 155 55 55 20 25
Saint-Lin--Laurentides, V (Que.) ! 14,030 13,765 235 140 25 20 50
Verchères, MÉ (Que.) 5,185 4,985 145 80 10 20 35
Contrecoeur, V (Que.) 5,575 5,470 90 50 20 20 0
Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, T (N.L.) 6,555 6,310 230 165 15 20 35
Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, V (Que.) ! 4,975 4,905 65 15 30 20 0
Rivière-du-Loup, V (Que.) ! 18,045 17,885 145 90 0 20 35
Shippagan, P (N.B.) ! 5,355 5,265 90 65 0 20 0
Woodstock, TV (N.B.) ! 4,970 4,780 165 120 0 20 15
Cariboo A, RDA (B.C.) ! 5,855 5,445 380 320 15 20 25
Big Lakes, MD (Alta.) ! 5,805 5,635 170 105 20 20 25
Trail, CY (B.C.) ! 6,965 6,060 895 820 20 20 40
Ponoka, T (Alta.) ! 6,315 5,875 430 310 35 20 65
Redcliff, T (Alta.) 5,095 4,670 410 280 20 20 95
Taber, T (Alta.) ! 7,440 6,705 725 490 65 20 155
Morinville, T (Alta.) 6,685 6,365 320 210 40 20 50
Devon, T (Alta.) 6,245 5,875 370 280 0 20 65
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