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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
Kentville, CA (N.S.) 25,800 24,780 1,010 815 45 50 100
Victoriaville, CA (Que.) ! 47,810 46,885 895 350 80 80 390
Ingersoll, CA (Ont.) ! 11,605 10,710 895 730 40 50 75
New Glasgow, CA (N.S.) ! 35,755 34,805 885 750 15 20 95
Wetaskiwin, CA (Alta.) ! 11,275 10,370 860 535 65 115 140
Petawawa, CA (Ont.) ! 14,650 13,815 820 630 75 80 35
Sorel-Tracy, CA (Que.) ! 47,135 46,290 815 555 100 80 80
Dawson Creek, CA (B.C.) ! 10,930 10,100 810 650 35 45 85
Lloydminster, CA (Alta./Sask.) ! 26,745 25,915 790 580 80 45 85
Rimouski, CA (Que.) ! 45,870 44,885 790 290 85 145 270
Thompson, CA (Man.) ! 13,540 12,715 775 490 70 95 125
Kenora, CA (Ont.) ! 14,955 14,185 745 655 40 40 10
North Battleford, CA (Sask.) ! 17,310 16,585 705 460 20 75 145
Portage la Prairie, CA (Man.) ! 19,875 19,160 685 570 30 30 60
Yorkton, CA (Sask.) ! 17,145 16,450 675 440 50 100 85
Swift Current, CA (Sask.) ! 16,310 15,570 670 495 65 45 60
Miramichi, CA (N.B.) ! 24,445 23,795 640 445 95 20 80
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, CA (Que.) ! 38,565 37,940 600 410 55 95 50
Cold Lake, CA (Alta.) ! 11,960 11,310 585 370 85 60 75
Edmundston, CA (N.B.) 21,075 20,460 530 350 60 65 60
Corner Brook, CA (N.L.) ! 26,245 25,725 505 260 95 70 85
Hawkesbury, CA (Ont./Que.) ! 11,910 11,365 495 310 25 75 80
Rouyn-Noranda, CA (Que.) ! 39,440 38,915 490 255 50 95 90
Temiskaming Shores, CA (Ont.) ! 12,705 12,205 485 415 35 25 10
Bathurst, CA (N.B.) ! 30,935 30,460 475 335 35 30 75
Summerside, CA (P.E.I.) 15,910 15,435 465 255 10 30 180
Shawinigan, CA (Que.) ! 54,725 54,300 410 280 50 40 35
Sept-Îles, CA (Que.) ! 27,495 27,070 400 255 35 55 65
Cowansville, CA (Que.) ! 12,095 11,695 390 340 0 30 15
Thetford Mines, CA (Que.) ! 25,405 25,025 365 210 10 60 80
Val-d'Or, CA (Que.) ! 31,765 31,390 355 270 25 15 50
Campbellton, CA (N.B./Que.) ! 17,410 17,070 315 220 25 25 40
Estevan, CA (Sask.) ! 10,980 10,685 285 205 15 20 50
Lachute, CA (Que.) ! 11,525 11,210 275 210 20 10 25
Saint-Georges, CA (Que.) ! 30,970 30,645 265 180 10 20 55
Alma, CA (Que.) ! 32,280 32,055 215 110 35 10 60
Baie-Comeau, CA (Que.) ! 29,455 29,235 210 80 30 50 50
Grand Falls-Windsor, CA (N.L.) ! 13,380 13,170 190 150 10 0 30
Rivière-du-Loup, CA (Que.) ! 23,975 23,785 180 110 0 20 50
Matane, CA (Que.) ! 16,070 15,875 140 65 15 25 35
Amos, CA (Que.) ! 17,590 17,455 135 100 0 15 20
La Tuque, CA (Que.) ! 15,070 14,935 130 80 20 20 10
Dolbeau-Mistassini, CA (Que.) ! 14,390 14,290 95 40 10 10 35
Bay Roberts, CA (N.L.) ! 10,470 10,365 95 55 10 20 0
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