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Population by immigrant status and period of immigration, 2006 counts, for Canada 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.
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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, CMA (Ont.) 5,072,075 2,675,590 2,320,160 1,152,045 357,865 362,320 447,930
Vancouver, CMA (B.C.) ! 2,097,965 1,227,495 831,265 388,740 142,130 148,700 151,690
Montréal, CMA (Que.) ! 3,588,520 2,806,235 740,355 384,440 97,515 93,055 165,345
Calgary, CMA (Alta.) ! 1,070,295 805,645 252,770 127,455 30,915 36,450 57,940
Ottawa - Gatineau, CMA (Ont./Que.) ! 1,117,120 905,740 202,735 107,645 29,535 30,470 35,085
Edmonton, CMA (Alta.) ! 1,024,820 826,190 189,775 113,825 23,870 20,165 31,910
Hamilton, CMA (Ont.) 683,450 511,430 166,630 111,635 16,420 17,785 20,785
Winnipeg, CMA (Man.) ! 686,040 558,865 121,250 75,200 11,120 10,820 24,120
Kitchener, CMA (Ont.) 446,495 339,390 103,060 61,590 11,410 13,185 16,870
London, CMA (Ont.) ! 452,580 360,780 87,420 56,735 9,235 8,425 13,025
Windsor, CMA (Ont.) 320,730 242,445 74,770 40,435 9,085 11,425 13,830
St. Catharines - Niagara, CMA (Ont.) ! 385,035 311,545 70,320 52,610 4,825 5,265 7,615
Victoria, CMA (B.C.) ! 325,060 259,505 61,980 45,940 5,410 4,660 5,975
Oshawa, CMA (Ont.) 328,070 273,165 53,920 40,945 5,055 3,770 4,150
Abbotsford, CMA (B.C.) ! 156,640 118,165 37,070 20,760 5,430 4,930 5,950
Halifax, CMA (N.S.) ! 369,455 339,840 27,410 16,590 2,460 3,295 5,055
Québec, CMA (Que.) ! 704,180 675,740 26,205 10,120 3,255 4,390 8,445
Guelph, CMA (Ont.) 126,085 99,470 25,765 15,890 3,090 2,875 3,910
Kelowna, CMA (B.C.) ! 160,565 136,010 23,720 18,040 1,635 1,760 2,280
Barrie, CMA (Ont.) 175,335 152,010 22,515 16,770 1,825 1,800 2,115
Kingston, CMA (Ont.) ! 148,475 128,935 18,505 13,640 1,285 1,415 2,165
Saskatoon, CMA (Sask.) 230,850 210,670 17,795 10,450 1,715 2,280 3,345
Brantford, CMA (Ont.) ! 122,825 106,515 15,935 12,145 1,485 1,105 1,190
Regina, CMA (Sask.) 192,435 176,425 14,725 8,930 1,550 1,630 2,615
Nanaimo, CA (B.C.) ! 91,295 76,670 13,930 10,645 1,030 975 1,285
Thunder Bay, CMA (Ont.) ! 121,055 108,155 12,600 10,800 630 490 675
Sarnia, CA (Ont.) 87,695 76,205 11,200 9,160 595 620 830
Chilliwack, CA (B.C.) ! 80,125 68,670 11,125 8,680 605 1,045 805
Lethbridge, CA (Alta.) ! 93,685 82,060 10,990 8,045 880 950 1,120
Chatham-Kent, CA (Ont.) ! 107,150 95,900 10,830 8,045 760 985 1,040
Peterborough, CMA (Ont.) ! 115,140 103,815 10,795 8,820 550 530 895
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury, CMA (Ont.) ! 156,395 145,555 10,450 8,895 425 470 660
Leamington, CA (Ont.) ! 48,775 36,230 10,440 7,315 980 935 1,210
Sherbrooke, CMA (Que.) ! 183,635 172,215 10,360 3,765 1,185 1,590 3,820
Kamloops, CA (B.C.) ! 91,910 81,675 9,665 7,700 570 685 705
Sault Ste. Marie, CA (Ont.) ! 79,040 70,585 8,225 7,735 150 165 180
Belleville, CA (Ont.) ! 90,255 81,970 7,885 6,110 520 535 720
Norfolk, CA (Ont.) ! 61,860 53,735 7,835 6,535 485 355 460
Prince George, CA (B.C.) ! 82,615 74,475 7,775 6,260 550 410 555
Red Deer, CA (Alta.) ! 81,370 73,190 7,655 4,045 820 1,005 1,785
Penticton, CA (B.C.) ! 42,800 35,820 6,935 5,725 435 470 305
Courtenay, CA (B.C.) ! 48,880 42,405 6,390 5,145 565 310 375
Vernon, CA (B.C.) ! 54,450 47,935 6,375 4,960 320 515 575
Kawartha Lakes, CA (Ont.) ! 73,365 67,260 6,005 5,350 160 260 235
Fredericton, CA (N.B.) 85,070 78,605 5,910 3,590 445 635 1,240
Wood Buffalo, CA (Alta.) ! 52,555 46,040 5,785 2,340 660 845 1,940
Duncan, CA (B.C.) ! 41,035 35,170 5,680 4,890 320 175 295
Parksville, CA (B.C.) ! 26,195 20,770 5,370 4,850 130 105 285
St. John's, CMA (N.L.) 179,270 173,010 5,250 3,300 380 545 1,025
Medicine Hat, CA (Alta.) ! 67,765 62,160 5,160 3,530 450 445 740
Saint John, CMA (N.B.) 120,875 114,925 5,030 3,440 210 465 920
Cornwall, CA (Ont.) ! 57,285 52,610 4,575 2,750 425 550 845
Woodstock, CA (Ont.) ! 34,780 30,305 4,345 3,435 320 180 405
Moncton, CMA (N.B.) ! 124,060 119,410 4,245 2,955 220 260 815
Orillia, CA (Ont.) ! 39,435 35,230 4,085 3,110 335 340 300
Grande Prairie, CA (Alta.) ! 71,445 67,040 4,050 2,465 420 545 615
Campbell River, CA (B.C.) ! 36,250 32,415 3,700 2,970 300 195 235
North Bay, CA (Ont.) ! 62,670 58,895 3,600 2,800 185 330 285
Stratford, CA (Ont.) ! 30,025 26,530 3,465 2,600 235 325 300
Brockville, CA (Ont.) ! 38,875 35,380 3,435 2,935 175 145 180
Squamish, CA (B.C.) ! 15,195 11,975 3,145 1,800 360 400 585
Trois-Rivières, CMA (Que.) ! 138,560 135,230 3,070 1,310 235 435 1,090
Brandon, CA (Man.) ! 47,455 43,970 3,065 1,780 185 275 830
Brooks, CA (Alta.) ! 22,410 19,375 2,905 1,115 300 475 1,010
Port Alberni, CA (B.C.) ! 25,075 22,080 2,855 2,610 135 80 25
Midland, CA (Ont.) 34,340 31,455 2,815 2,385 60 145 230
Centre Wellington, CA (Ont.) ! 25,710 23,010 2,655 2,190 160 175 130
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, CA (Que.) ! 86,075 83,460 2,560 1,630 250 320 360
Charlottetown, CA (P.E.I.) ! 57,715 54,975 2,555 1,655 220 160 510
Powell River, CA (B.C.) ! 16,270 13,645 2,490 2,095 75 105 215
Cobourg, CA (Ont.) ! 17,530 15,055 2,440 2,025 165 100 145
Granby, CA (Que.) ! 66,805 64,290 2,390 1,030 170 370 820
Whitehorse, CA (Y.T.) ! 22,730 20,275 2,295 1,475 275 255 290
Owen Sound, CA (Ont.) ! 31,375 29,055 2,285 1,850 60 160 215
Drummondville, CA (Que.) ! 76,395 74,000 2,245 620 135 340 1,150
Yellowknife, CA (N.W.T.) ! 18,510 16,155 2,140 1,015 335 280 510
Cranbrook, CA (B.C.) ! 23,820 21,605 2,100 1,725 90 155 130
Collingwood, CA (Ont.) ! 16,930 14,850 2,065 1,765 80 90 130
Tillsonburg, CA (Ont.) 14,635 12,550 2,050 1,675 155 110 110
Terrace, CA (B.C.) ! 18,450 16,385 2,050 1,650 170 55 175
Quesnel, CA (B.C.) ! 22,330 20,240 2,005 1,690 110 80 120
Kitimat, CA (B.C.) ! 8,950 6,960 1,975 1,720 120 65 70
Canmore, CA (Alta.) ! 12,015 9,810 1,885 1,065 185 365 260
Williams Lake, CA (B.C.) ! 18,615 16,715 1,865 1,495 165 120 90
Saint-Hyacinthe, CA (Que.) ! 54,160 52,165 1,825 770 50 155 850
Truro, CA (N.S.) ! 44,580 42,720 1,810 1,370 140 115 190
Timmins, CA (Ont.) ! 42,455 40,645 1,765 1,540 110 45 75
Saguenay, CMA (Que.) ! 149,600 147,720 1,750 595 170 265 725
Cape Breton, CA (N.S.) ! 104,655 102,800 1,730 1,370 80 125 150
Port Hope, CA (Ont.) ! 15,965 14,215 1,725 1,565 80 55 25
Prince Rupert, CA (B.C.) ! 13,275 11,560 1,660 1,315 130 130 85
Prince Albert, CA (Sask.) ! 39,800 38,080 1,640 1,040 200 135 265
Salmon Arm, CA (B.C.) ! 15,745 14,020 1,635 1,340 65 60 170
Moose Jaw, CA (Sask.) ! 32,230 30,535 1,580 1,005 65 185 320
Elliot Lake, CA (Ont.) ! 11,440 9,885 1,505 1,430 20 40 10
Okotoks, CA (Alta.) ! 17,140 15,570 1,485 810 95 165 415
Fort St. John, CA (B.C.) ! 25,035 23,515 1,445 920 125 120 280
Pembroke, CA (Ont.) ! 22,710 21,565 1,125 940 70 45 65
Joliette, CA (Que.) ! 42,515 41,400 1,085 385 130 235 335
Camrose, CA (Alta.) ! 15,170 14,110 1,025 790 55 55 120
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