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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables
Tabulation: Citizenship (9), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (12), Age Groups (10) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2011 National Household Survey
|Citizenship (9)||Immigrant status and period of immigration (12)|
|Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration||Non-immigrants Footnote 2||ImmigrantsFootnote 3||Before 2008||Before 1971||1971 to 1980||1981 to 1990||1991 to 2000||2001 to 2005||2006 to 2007||2008 to 2011Footnote 4||Non-permanent residentsFootnote 5|
|Total - Population by citizenshipFootnote 6||507,265||496,405||9,165||7,610||2,185||1,515||1,095||1,300||845||670||1,555||1,705|
|Canadian citizens by birthFootnote 7||496,400||496,400||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Citizens of Canada by birth only||495,850||495,850||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Citizens of Canada by birth and at least one other country of citizenship||550||550||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Canadian citizen by naturalisationFootnote 8||6,345||0||6,345||6,345||2,005||1,355||940||1,185||605||250||0||0|
|Citizens of Canada by naturalisation only||4,900||0||4,900||4,905||1,770||870||765||860||440||200||0||0|
|Citizens of Canada by naturalisation and at least one other country of citizenship||1,445||0||1,445||1,445||240||490||175||325||165||55||0||0|
|Not Canadian citizensFootnote 9||4,520||0||2,810||1,260||180||160||155||115||240||410||1,555||1,705|
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not available for a specific reference period
- Symbol ...
- Symbol x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
- Symbol F
too unreliable to be published
- Footnote 1
For the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) estimates, the global non-response rate (GNR) is used as an indicator of data quality. This indicator combines complete non-response (household) and partial non-response (question) into a single rate. The value of the GNR is presented to users. A smaller GNR indicates a lower risk of non-response bias and as a result, lower risk of inaccuracy. The threshold used for estimates' suppression is a GNR of 50% or more. For more information, please refer to the National Household Survey User Guide, 2011.
- Footnote 2
'Non-immigrant' refers to a person who is a Canadian citizen by birth.
- Footnote 3
'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.
- Footnote 4
Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.
- Footnote 5
'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.
- Footnote 6
Includes persons who are stateless.
- Footnote 7
'Canadian citizen by birth' refers to persons who had Canadian citizenship at birth under the provisions of Canadian law.
- Footnote 8
'Canadian citizen by naturalization' refers to persons who were not Canadian citizens at birth but acquired citizenship under the provisions of Canadian law. They are immigrants to Canada who acquired Canadian citizenship through the citizenship application process.
- Footnote 9
Includes persons who are stateless.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-010-X2011027.
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