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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
Parksville, CA (B.C.) ! 26,195 20,770 5,370 4,850 130 105 285
Duncan, CA (B.C.) ! 41,035 35,170 5,680 4,890 320 175 295
Vernon, CA (B.C.) ! 54,450 47,935 6,375 4,960 320 515 575
Courtenay, CA (B.C.) ! 48,880 42,405 6,390 5,145 565 310 375
Kawartha Lakes, CA (Ont.) ! 73,365 67,260 6,005 5,350 160 260 235
Penticton, CA (B.C.) ! 42,800 35,820 6,935 5,725 435 470 305
Belleville, CA (Ont.) ! 90,255 81,970 7,885 6,110 520 535 720
Prince George, CA (B.C.) ! 82,615 74,475 7,775 6,260 550 410 555
Norfolk, CA (Ont.) ! 61,860 53,735 7,835 6,535 485 355 460
Leamington, CA (Ont.) ! 48,775 36,230 10,440 7,315 980 935 1,210
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
Chatham-Kent, CA (Ont.) ! 107,150 95,900 10,830 8,045 760 985 1,040
Lethbridge, CA (Alta.) ! 93,685 82,060 10,990 8,045 880 950 1,120
Chilliwack, CA (B.C.) ! 80,125 68,670 11,125 8,680 605 1,045 805
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
Regina, CMA (Sask.) 192,435 176,425 14,725 8,930 1,550 1,630 2,615
Sarnia, CA (Ont.) 87,695 76,205 11,200 9,160 595 620 830
Québec, CMA (Que.) ! 704,180 675,740 26,205 10,120 3,255 4,390 8,445
Saskatoon, CMA (Sask.) 230,850 210,670 17,795 10,450 1,715 2,280 3,345
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
Brantford, CMA (Ont.) ! 122,825 106,515 15,935 12,145 1,485 1,105 1,190
Kingston, CMA (Ont.) ! 148,475 128,935 18,505 13,640 1,285 1,415 2,165
Guelph, CMA (Ont.) 126,085 99,470 25,765 15,890 3,090 2,875 3,910
Halifax, CMA (N.S.) ! 369,455 339,840 27,410 16,590 2,460 3,295 5,055
Barrie, CMA (Ont.) 175,335 152,010 22,515 16,770 1,825 1,800 2,115
Kelowna, CMA (B.C.) ! 160,565 136,010 23,720 18,040 1,635 1,760 2,280
Abbotsford, CMA (B.C.) ! 156,640 118,165 37,070 20,760 5,430 4,930 5,950
Windsor, CMA (Ont.) 320,730 242,445 74,770 40,435 9,085 11,425 13,830
Oshawa, CMA (Ont.) 328,070 273,165 53,920 40,945 5,055 3,770 4,150
Victoria, CMA (B.C.) ! 325,060 259,505 61,980 45,940 5,410 4,660 5,975
St. Catharines - Niagara, CMA (Ont.) ! 385,035 311,545 70,320 52,610 4,825 5,265 7,615
London, CMA (Ont.) ! 452,580 360,780 87,420 56,735 9,235 8,425 13,025
Kitchener, CMA (Ont.) 446,495 339,390 103,060 61,590 11,410 13,185 16,870
Winnipeg, CMA (Man.) ! 686,040 558,865 121,250 75,200 11,120 10,820 24,120
Ottawa - Gatineau, CMA (Ont./Que.) ! 1,117,120 905,740 202,735 107,645 29,535 30,470 35,085
Hamilton, CMA (Ont.) 683,450 511,430 166,630 111,635 16,420 17,785 20,785
Edmonton, CMA (Alta.) ! 1,024,820 826,190 189,775 113,825 23,870 20,165 31,910
Calgary, CMA (Alta.) ! 1,070,295 805,645 252,770 127,455 30,915 36,450 57,940
Montréal, CMA (Que.) ! 3,588,520 2,806,235 740,355 384,440 97,515 93,055 165,345
Vancouver, CMA (B.C.) ! 2,097,965 1,227,495 831,265 388,740 142,130 148,700 151,690
Toronto, CMA (Ont.) 5,072,075 2,675,590 2,320,160 1,152,045 357,865 362,320 447,930
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