2006 Census Topic-based tabulations
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Immigrant Status and Place of Birth (38), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (8A), Age Groups (8), Sex (3) and Selected Demographic, Cultural, Labour Force, Educational and Income Characteristics (277), for the Total Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data
About this variable: Immigrant status and place of birth (38)
No definition is available for this variable.
- Total - Immigrant status and place of birth Footnote 1
- Non-immigrants Footnote 2
- Born in province of residence
- Born outside province of residence
- Immigrants Footnote 5
- United States of America
- Central America
- Caribbean and Bermuda
- South America
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Southern Europe
- Other Southern Europe
- Northern Europe
- United Kingdom
- Other Northern Europe
- Western Africa
- Eastern Africa
- Northern Africa
- Central Africa
- Southern Africa
- Asia and the Middle East
- West Central Asia and the Middle East
- Eastern Asia
- China, People's Republic of
- Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region
- Other Eastern Asia
- Southeast Asia
- Other Southeast Asia
- Southern Asia
- Other Southern Asia
- Oceania and other Footnote 37
- Non-permanent residents Footnote 38
- Footnote 1
For information on the specific countries included in each regional grouping in this variable, please refer to Appendix J in the 2006 Census Dictionary.
- Footnote 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.
- Footnote 5
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 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.
- Footnote 37
'Other' includes Greenland, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the category 'Other country,' as well as immigrants born in Canada.
- Footnote 38
Non-permanent residents are persons from another country who, at the time of the census, held a Work or Study Permit or who were refugee claimants, as well as family members living with them in Canada.