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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
Yorkton, CA (Sask.) ! 17,145 16,450 675 440 50 100 85
Yellowknife, CA (N.W.T.) ! 18,510 16,155 2,140 1,015 335 280 510
Woodstock, CA (Ont.) ! 34,780 30,305 4,345 3,435 320 180 405
Wood Buffalo, CA (Alta.) ! 52,555 46,040 5,785 2,340 660 845 1,940
Winnipeg, CMA (Man.) ! 686,040 558,865 121,250 75,200 11,120 10,820 24,120
Windsor, CMA (Ont.) 320,730 242,445 74,770 40,435 9,085 11,425 13,830
Williams Lake, CA (B.C.) ! 18,615 16,715 1,865 1,495 165 120 90
Whitehorse, CA (Y.T.) ! 22,730 20,275 2,295 1,475 275 255 290
Wetaskiwin, CA (Alta.) ! 11,275 10,370 860 535 65 115 140
Victoriaville, CA (Que.) ! 47,810 46,885 895 350 80 80 390
Victoria, CMA (B.C.) ! 325,060 259,505 61,980 45,940 5,410 4,660 5,975
Vernon, CA (B.C.) ! 54,450 47,935 6,375 4,960 320 515 575
Vancouver, CMA (B.C.) ! 2,097,965 1,227,495 831,265 388,740 142,130 148,700 151,690
Val-d'Or, CA (Que.) ! 31,765 31,390 355 270 25 15 50
Truro, CA (N.S.) ! 44,580 42,720 1,810 1,370 140 115 190
Trois-Rivières, CMA (Que.) ! 138,560 135,230 3,070 1,310 235 435 1,090
Toronto, CMA (Ont.) 5,072,075 2,675,590 2,320,160 1,152,045 357,865 362,320 447,930
Timmins, CA (Ont.) ! 42,455 40,645 1,765 1,540 110 45 75
Tillsonburg, CA (Ont.) 14,635 12,550 2,050 1,675 155 110 110
Thunder Bay, CMA (Ont.) ! 121,055 108,155 12,600 10,800 630 490 675
Thompson, CA (Man.) ! 13,540 12,715 775 490 70 95 125
Thetford Mines, CA (Que.) ! 25,405 25,025 365 210 10 60 80
Terrace, CA (B.C.) ! 18,450 16,385 2,050 1,650 170 55 175
Temiskaming Shores, CA (Ont.) ! 12,705 12,205 485 415 35 25 10
Swift Current, CA (Sask.) ! 16,310 15,570 670 495 65 45 60
Summerside, CA (P.E.I.) 15,910 15,435 465 255 10 30 180
Stratford, CA (Ont.) ! 30,025 26,530 3,465 2,600 235 325 300
St. John's, CMA (N.L.) 179,270 173,010 5,250 3,300 380 545 1,025
St. Catharines - Niagara, CMA (Ont.) ! 385,035 311,545 70,320 52,610 4,825 5,265 7,615
Squamish, CA (B.C.) ! 15,195 11,975 3,145 1,800 360 400 585
Sorel-Tracy, CA (Que.) ! 47,135 46,290 815 555 100 80 80
Sherbrooke, CMA (Que.) ! 183,635 172,215 10,360 3,765 1,185 1,590 3,820
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
Sault Ste. Marie, CA (Ont.) ! 79,040 70,585 8,225 7,735 150 165 180
Saskatoon, CMA (Sask.) 230,850 210,670 17,795 10,450 1,715 2,280 3,345
Sarnia, CA (Ont.) 87,695 76,205 11,200 9,160 595 620 830
Salmon Arm, CA (B.C.) ! 15,745 14,020 1,635 1,340 65 60 170
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, CA (Que.) ! 38,565 37,940 600 410 55 95 50
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, CA (Que.) ! 86,075 83,460 2,560 1,630 250 320 360
Saint-Hyacinthe, CA (Que.) ! 54,160 52,165 1,825 770 50 155 850
Saint-Georges, CA (Que.) ! 30,970 30,645 265 180 10 20 55
Saint John, CMA (N.B.) 120,875 114,925 5,030 3,440 210 465 920
Saguenay, CMA (Que.) ! 149,600 147,720 1,750 595 170 265 725
Rouyn-Noranda, CA (Que.) ! 39,440 38,915 490 255 50 95 90
Rivière-du-Loup, CA (Que.) ! 23,975 23,785 180 110 0 20 50
Rimouski, CA (Que.) ! 45,870 44,885 790 290 85 145 270
Regina, CMA (Sask.) 192,435 176,425 14,725 8,930 1,550 1,630 2,615
Red Deer, CA (Alta.) ! 81,370 73,190 7,655 4,045 820 1,005 1,785
Quesnel, CA (B.C.) ! 22,330 20,240 2,005 1,690 110 80 120
Québec, CMA (Que.) ! 704,180 675,740 26,205 10,120 3,255 4,390 8,445
Prince Rupert, CA (B.C.) ! 13,275 11,560 1,660 1,315 130 130 85
Prince George, CA (B.C.) ! 82,615 74,475 7,775 6,260 550 410 555
Prince Albert, CA (Sask.) ! 39,800 38,080 1,640 1,040 200 135 265
Powell River, CA (B.C.) ! 16,270 13,645 2,490 2,095 75 105 215
Portage la Prairie, CA (Man.) ! 19,875 19,160 685 570 30 30 60
Port Hope, CA (Ont.) ! 15,965 14,215 1,725 1,565 80 55 25
Port Alberni, CA (B.C.) ! 25,075 22,080 2,855 2,610 135 80 25
Peterborough, CMA (Ont.) ! 115,140 103,815 10,795 8,820 550 530 895
Petawawa, CA (Ont.) ! 14,650 13,815 820 630 75 80 35
Penticton, CA (B.C.) ! 42,800 35,820 6,935 5,725 435 470 305
Pembroke, CA (Ont.) ! 22,710 21,565 1,125 940 70 45 65
Parksville, CA (B.C.) ! 26,195 20,770 5,370 4,850 130 105 285
Owen Sound, CA (Ont.) ! 31,375 29,055 2,285 1,850 60 160 215
Ottawa - Gatineau, CMA (Ont./Que.) ! 1,117,120 905,740 202,735 107,645 29,535 30,470 35,085
Oshawa, CMA (Ont.) 328,070 273,165 53,920 40,945 5,055 3,770 4,150
Orillia, CA (Ont.) ! 39,435 35,230 4,085 3,110 335 340 300
Okotoks, CA (Alta.) ! 17,140 15,570 1,485 810 95 165 415
North Bay, CA (Ont.) ! 62,670 58,895 3,600 2,800 185 330 285
North Battleford, CA (Sask.) ! 17,310 16,585 705 460 20 75 145
Norfolk, CA (Ont.) ! 61,860 53,735 7,835 6,535 485 355 460
New Glasgow, CA (N.S.) ! 35,755 34,805 885 750 15 20 95
Nanaimo, CA (B.C.) ! 91,295 76,670 13,930 10,645 1,030 975 1,285
Moose Jaw, CA (Sask.) ! 32,230 30,535 1,580 1,005 65 185 320
Montréal, CMA (Que.) ! 3,588,520 2,806,235 740,355 384,440 97,515 93,055 165,345
Moncton, CMA (N.B.) ! 124,060 119,410 4,245 2,955 220 260 815
Miramichi, CA (N.B.) ! 24,445 23,795 640 445 95 20 80
Midland, CA (Ont.) 34,340 31,455 2,815 2,385 60 145 230
Medicine Hat, CA (Alta.) ! 67,765 62,160 5,160 3,530 450 445 740
Matane, CA (Que.) ! 16,070 15,875 140 65 15 25 35
London, CMA (Ont.) ! 452,580 360,780 87,420 56,735 9,235 8,425 13,025
Lloydminster, CA (Alta./Sask.) ! 26,745 25,915 790 580 80 45 85
Lethbridge, CA (Alta.) ! 93,685 82,060 10,990 8,045 880 950 1,120
Leamington, CA (Ont.) ! 48,775 36,230 10,440 7,315 980 935 1,210
Lachute, CA (Que.) ! 11,525 11,210 275 210 20 10 25
La Tuque, CA (Que.) ! 15,070 14,935 130 80 20 20 10
Kitimat, CA (B.C.) ! 8,950 6,960 1,975 1,720 120 65 70
Kitchener, CMA (Ont.) 446,495 339,390 103,060 61,590 11,410 13,185 16,870
Kingston, CMA (Ont.) ! 148,475 128,935 18,505 13,640 1,285 1,415 2,165
Kentville, CA (N.S.) 25,800 24,780 1,010 815 45 50 100
Kenora, CA (Ont.) ! 14,955 14,185 745 655 40 40 10
Kelowna, CMA (B.C.) ! 160,565 136,010 23,720 18,040 1,635 1,760 2,280
Kawartha Lakes, CA (Ont.) ! 73,365 67,260 6,005 5,350 160 260 235
Kamloops, CA (B.C.) ! 91,910 81,675 9,665 7,700 570 685 705
Joliette, CA (Que.) ! 42,515 41,400 1,085 385 130 235 335
Ingersoll, CA (Ont.) ! 11,605 10,710 895 730 40 50 75
Hawkesbury, CA (Ont./Que.) ! 11,910 11,365 495 310 25 75 80
Hamilton, CMA (Ont.) 683,450 511,430 166,630 111,635 16,420 17,785 20,785
Halifax, CMA (N.S.) ! 369,455 339,840 27,410 16,590 2,460 3,295 5,055
Guelph, CMA (Ont.) 126,085 99,470 25,765 15,890 3,090 2,875 3,910
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