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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
Saguenay, CMA (Que.) ! 149,600 147,720 1,750 595 170 265 725
Saint John, CMA (N.B.) 120,875 114,925 5,030 3,440 210 465 920
Saint-Georges, CA (Que.) ! 30,970 30,645 265 180 10 20 55
Saint-Hyacinthe, CA (Que.) ! 54,160 52,165 1,825 770 50 155 850
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, CA (Que.) ! 86,075 83,460 2,560 1,630 250 320 360
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, CA (Que.) ! 38,565 37,940 600 410 55 95 50
Salmon Arm, CA (B.C.) ! 15,745 14,020 1,635 1,340 65 60 170
Sarnia, CA (Ont.) 87,695 76,205 11,200 9,160 595 620 830
Saskatoon, CMA (Sask.) 230,850 210,670 17,795 10,450 1,715 2,280 3,345
Sault Ste. Marie, CA (Ont.) ! 79,040 70,585 8,225 7,735 150 165 180
Sept-Îles, CA (Que.) ! 27,495 27,070 400 255 35 55 65
Shawinigan, CA (Que.) ! 54,725 54,300 410 280 50 40 35
Sherbrooke, CMA (Que.) ! 183,635 172,215 10,360 3,765 1,185 1,590 3,820
Sorel-Tracy, CA (Que.) ! 47,135 46,290 815 555 100 80 80
Squamish, CA (B.C.) ! 15,195 11,975 3,145 1,800 360 400 585
St. Catharines - Niagara, CMA (Ont.) ! 385,035 311,545 70,320 52,610 4,825 5,265 7,615
St. John's, CMA (N.L.) 179,270 173,010 5,250 3,300 380 545 1,025
Stratford, CA (Ont.) ! 30,025 26,530 3,465 2,600 235 325 300
Summerside, CA (P.E.I.) 15,910 15,435 465 255 10 30 180
Swift Current, CA (Sask.) ! 16,310 15,570 670 495 65 45 60
Temiskaming Shores, CA (Ont.) ! 12,705 12,205 485 415 35 25 10
Terrace, CA (B.C.) ! 18,450 16,385 2,050 1,650 170 55 175
Thetford Mines, CA (Que.) ! 25,405 25,025 365 210 10 60 80
Thompson, CA (Man.) ! 13,540 12,715 775 490 70 95 125
Thunder Bay, CMA (Ont.) ! 121,055 108,155 12,600 10,800 630 490 675
Tillsonburg, CA (Ont.) 14,635 12,550 2,050 1,675 155 110 110
Timmins, CA (Ont.) ! 42,455 40,645 1,765 1,540 110 45 75
Toronto, CMA (Ont.) 5,072,075 2,675,590 2,320,160 1,152,045 357,865 362,320 447,930
Trois-Rivières, CMA (Que.) ! 138,560 135,230 3,070 1,310 235 435 1,090
Truro, CA (N.S.) ! 44,580 42,720 1,810 1,370 140 115 190
Val-d'Or, CA (Que.) ! 31,765 31,390 355 270 25 15 50
Vancouver, CMA (B.C.) ! 2,097,965 1,227,495 831,265 388,740 142,130 148,700 151,690
Vernon, CA (B.C.) ! 54,450 47,935 6,375 4,960 320 515 575
Victoria, CMA (B.C.) ! 325,060 259,505 61,980 45,940 5,410 4,660 5,975
Victoriaville, CA (Que.) ! 47,810 46,885 895 350 80 80 390
Wetaskiwin, CA (Alta.) ! 11,275 10,370 860 535 65 115 140
Whitehorse, CA (Y.T.) ! 22,730 20,275 2,295 1,475 275 255 290
Williams Lake, CA (B.C.) ! 18,615 16,715 1,865 1,495 165 120 90
Windsor, CMA (Ont.) 320,730 242,445 74,770 40,435 9,085 11,425 13,830
Winnipeg, CMA (Man.) ! 686,040 558,865 121,250 75,200 11,120 10,820 24,120
Wood Buffalo, CA (Alta.) ! 52,555 46,040 5,785 2,340 660 845 1,940
Woodstock, CA (Ont.) ! 34,780 30,305 4,345 3,435 320 180 405
Yellowknife, CA (N.W.T.) ! 18,510 16,155 2,140 1,015 335 280 510
Yorkton, CA (Sask.) ! 17,145 16,450 675 440 50 100 85
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