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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables

Mother Tongue (8), First Official Language Spoken (5), Language Used Most Often at Work (8), Other Language Used Regularly at Work (9), Language Spoken Most Often at Home (8) and Population by Immigrant Status and Selected Places of Birth (66), for the Population Aged 15 years and Over Who Worked Since 2010, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey

About this variable: Population by immigrant status and selected places of birth (66)


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  1. Total population in private households by immigrant status and selected places of birth Footnote 1
  2. Non-immigrants Footnote 2
  3. Born in province of residence
  4. Born outside province of residence
  5. Immigrants Footnote 5
  6. Americas
  7. United States
  8. Jamaica
  9. Guyana
  10. Haiti
  11. Mexico
  12. Trinidad and Tobago
  13. Colombia
  14. El Salvador
  15. Peru
  16. Chile
  17. Other places of birth in Americas
  18. Europe
  19. United Kingdom Footnote 19
  20. Italy
  21. Germany
  22. Poland
  23. Portugal
  24. Netherlands
  25. France
  26. Romania
  27. Russian Federation
  28. Greece
  29. Ukraine
  30. Croatia
  31. Hungary
  32. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  33. Serbia
  34. Ireland, Republic of
  35. Other places of birth in Europe
  36. Africa
  37. Morocco
  38. Algeria
  39. Egypt
  40. South Africa, Republic of
  41. Nigeria
  42. Ethiopia
  43. Kenya
  44. Other places of birth in Africa
  45. Asia
  46. India
  47. China Footnote 47
  48. Philippines
  49. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  50. Viet Nam Footnote 50
  51. Pakistan
  52. Sri Lanka
  53. Iran Footnote 53
  54. Korea, South Footnote 54
  55. Lebanon
  56. Taiwan
  57. Iraq
  58. Bangladesh
  59. Afghanistan
  60. Japan
  61. Turkey
  62. Other places of birth in Asia
  63. Oceania and other Footnote 63
  64. Fiji
  65. Other places of birth Footnote 65
  66. Non-permanent residents Footnote 66


Footnote 1

The places of birth selected are the most frequently reported by immigrants at the Canada level.

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Footnote 2

Non-immigrant refers to a person who is a Canadian citizen by birth.

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Footnote 5

Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person 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 have arrived recently. Some immigrants are Canadian citizens, while others are not. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number are born in Canada. In the 2011 National Household Survey, 'Immigrants' includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 19

The official name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. United Kingdom includes Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland (excludes Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and British Overseas Territories).

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Footnote 47

China excludes Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macao Special Administrative Region.

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Footnote 50

The official name of Viet Nam is Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

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Footnote 53

The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 54

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 63

The category 'Oceania and other' includes places of birth in Oceania and responses not included elsewhere, such as 'born at sea.'

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Footnote 65

The category 'Other places of birth' includes other places of birth in Oceania and responses not included elsewhere, such as 'born at sea.'

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Footnote 66

Non-permanent resident refers to a person from another country who has a work or study permit, or who is a refugee claimant, and any non-Canadian-born family member living in Canada with them.

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