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Population by immigrant status and period of immigration, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations - 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.
Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest with category: Immigrant status and period of immigration = Total population Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest
Canada ! 31,241,030 24,788,720 6,186,950 3,408,420 823,925 844,625 1,109,980
Quebec ! 7,435,900 6,535,430 851,560 438,940 109,640 109,075 193,905
Alma, CA ! 32,280 32,055 215 110 35 10 60
Amos, CA ! 17,590 17,455 135 100 0 15 20
Baie-Comeau, CA ! 29,455 29,235 210 80 30 50 50
Cowansville, CA ! 12,095 11,695 390 340 0 30 15
Dolbeau-Mistassini, CA ! 14,390 14,290 95 40 10 10 35
Drummondville, CA ! 76,395 74,000 2,245 620 135 340 1,150
Granby, CA ! 66,805 64,290 2,390 1,030 170 370 820
Joliette, CA ! 42,515 41,400 1,085 385 130 235 335
La Tuque, CA ! 15,070 14,935 130 80 20 20 10
Lachute, CA ! 11,525 11,210 275 210 20 10 25
Matane, CA ! 16,070 15,875 140 65 15 25 35
Montréal, CMA ! 3,588,520 2,806,235 740,355 384,440 97,515 93,055 165,345
Québec, CMA ! 704,180 675,740 26,205 10,120 3,255 4,390 8,445
Rimouski, CA ! 45,870 44,885 790 290 85 145 270
Rivière-du-Loup, CA ! 23,975 23,785 180 110 0 20 50
Rouyn-Noranda, CA ! 39,440 38,915 490 255 50 95 90
Saguenay, CMA ! 149,600 147,720 1,750 595 170 265 725
Saint-Georges, CA ! 30,970 30,645 265 180 10 20 55
Saint-Hyacinthe, CA ! 54,160 52,165 1,825 770 50 155 850
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, CA ! 86,075 83,460 2,560 1,630 250 320 360
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, CA ! 38,565 37,940 600 410 55 95 50
Sept-Îles, CA ! 27,495 27,070 400 255 35 55 65
Shawinigan, CA ! 54,725 54,300 410 280 50 40 35
Sherbrooke, CMA ! 183,635 172,215 10,360 3,765 1,185 1,590 3,820
Sorel-Tracy, CA ! 47,135 46,290 815 555 100 80 80
Thetford Mines, CA ! 25,405 25,025 365 210 10 60 80
Trois-Rivières, CMA ! 138,560 135,230 3,070 1,310 235 435 1,090
Val-d'Or, CA ! 31,765 31,390 355 270 25 15 50
Victoriaville, CA ! 47,810 46,885 895 350 80 80 390
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