2006 Census Topic-based tabulations

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Place of Birth (33), Age at Immigration (6), Period of Immigration (9) and Sex (3) for the Immigrant Population of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data

About this variable: Age at immigration (6)


Age at immigration

Part A - Plain language definition
Not applicable

Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to the age at which the respondent first obtained landed immigrant status. A landed immigrant is a person who has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities.


  1. Total - Age at immigration
  2. Under 5 years
  3. 5 to 14 years
  4. 15 to 24 years
  5. 25 to 44 years
  6. 45 years and over