Immigration overview:Permanent and temporary residents

Permanent residents


Canada – Permanent residents by province or territory and urban area

Number
Urban area 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
St. John’s 317 297 299 291 256 424 399 383 366 464
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 107 120 93 113 103 155 98 125 180 163
Newfoundland and Labrador 424 417 392 404 359 579 497 508 546 627
Charlottetown 99 133 103 70 110 224 233 463 800 1,178
Other Prince Edward Island 36 56 32 38 44 86 97 102 192 278
Prince Edward Island 135 189 135 108 154 310 330 565 992 1,456
Halifax 1,316 1,330 1,389 1,135 1,101 1,345 1,479 1,917 1,930 1,952
Other Nova Scotia 279 278 309 284 373 426 450 669 593 699
Nova Scotia 1,595 1,608 1,698 1,419 1,474 1,771 1,929 2,586 2,523 2,651
Moncton 116 197 220 162 159 204 187 262 343 363
Saint John 165 172 156 169 158 186 310 547 518 560
Fredericton 240 248 263 206 159 195 312 440 393 514
Other New Brunswick 139 141 159 168 190 210 282 397 389 422
New Brunswick 660 758 798 705 666 795 1,091 1,646 1,643 1,859
Québec 1,567 1,420 1,851 1,379 1,703 2,119 2,045 1,791 2,056 1,976
Sherbrooke 683 557 789 657 883 864 797 1,111 1,018 1,046
Trois-Rivières 78 143 185 164 306 244 241 338 305 274
Montréal 25,081 28,424 32,714 33,291 33,789 37,884 37,186 38,431 38,699 38,884
Ottawa-Gatineau 733 691 620 693 904 1,021 1,009 1,020 1,122 1,152
Other Quebec 1,008 1,264 1,438 1,397 1,970 2,113 2,037 1,994 2,001 1,880
Quebec 29,150 32,499 37,597 37,581 39,555 44,245 43,315 44,685 45,201 45,212
Ottawa-Gatineau 6,599 7,821 8,484 7,159 5,961 6,367 6,377 6,279 5,788 6,285
Kingston 351 389 359 307 350 480 394 415 373 410
Peterborough 105 114 132 124 130 151 175 161 155 136
Oshawa 357 422 532 545 607 756 840 745 857 729
Toronto 84,476 110,069 125,175 111,686 97,558 99,920 112,840 99,292 87,126 86,929
Hamilton 2,766 3,204 2,824 3,100 3,536 4,085 4,533 3,990 3,636 3,757
St. Catharines–Niagara 906 895 904 886 1,087 1,300 1,765 1,599 1,384 1,233
Kitchener 1,951 2,343 2,034 2,196 2,398 2,767 2,964 3,316 3,200 2,912
Brantford 137 129 133 198 213 180 211 256 195 189
Guelph 540 630 584 646 616 850 823 774 705 751
London 1,583 2,015 2,008 1,730 2,024 2,347 3,233 2,969 2,447 2,321
Leamington 89 87 92 115 94 98 118 120 91 116
Windsor 2,098 2,936 2,994 2,486 2,576 2,817 3,088 2,842 2,266 2,016
Sarnia 102 137 128 102 105 136 161 157 169 137
Barrie 175 186 147 233 243 352 371 413 364 328
Greater Sudbury 98 83 102 85 88 102 131 127 129 132
Thunder Bay 100 142 130 113 126 142 114 180 145 142
Other Ontario 1,733 1,909 1,879 1,877 2,010 2,244 2,387 2,257 2,285 2,373
Ontario 104,166 133,511 148,641 133,588 119,722 125,094 140,525 125,892 111,315 110,896
Winnipeg 2,995 3,709 3,755 3,804 5,144 5,910 6,186 7,705 8,471 8,114
Other Manitoba 730 926 836 811 1,359 1,516 1,910 2,342 2,483 3,107
Manitoba 3,725 4,635 4,591 4,615 6,503 7,426 8,096 10,047 10,954 11,221
Regina 538 672 542 556 562 656 630 821 905 1,406
Saskatoon 805 791 769 721 631 802 843 1,155 1,618 2,059
Other Saskatchewan 385 419 393 390 475 485 646 748 993 1,371
Saskatchewan 1,728 1,882 1,704 1,667 1,668 1,943 2,119 2,724 3,516 4,836
Lethbridge 159 174 175 149 169 177 228 268 279 298
Calgary 6,841 8,497 10,183 9,081 9,271 9,448 11,186 11,823 11,239 13,034
Red Deer 209 212 230 164 203 254 322 293 567 676
Edmonton 3,839 4,304 4,583 4,225 4,810 5,057 6,016 6,441 6,541 7,507
Other Alberta 1,047 1,177 1,234 1,164 1,386 1,539 1,652 1,891 2,235 2,680
Alberta 12,095 14,364 16,405 14,783 15,839 16,475 19,404 20,716 20,861 24,195
Kelowna 281 285 291 256 304 312 367 403 531 601
Kamloops 149 125 152 117 102 127 120 177 166 218
Chilliwack 109 75 114 119 104 153 169 167 191 199
Abbotsford 789 1,038 966 1,080 1,201 904 1,317 1,387 1,305 1,395
Vancouver 32,397 33,307 34,331 30,069 30,775 32,700 39,499 36,299 32,947 37,375
Victoria 738 914 967 762 950 1,066 1,204 1,267 1,270 1,491
Nanaimo 113 103 132 112 176 173 220 210 284 245
Prince George 121 165 106 124 105 141 150 152 142 148
Other British Columbia 1,426 1,416 1,423 1,418 1,512 1,452 1,724 2,021 2,121 2,278
British Columbia 36,123 37,428 38,482 34,057 35,229 37,028 44,770 42,083 38,957 43,950
Whitehorse 58 51 47 40 42 53 52 56 69 100
Other Yukon 18 8 18 10 17 9 13 9 18 11
Yukon 76 59 65 50 59 62 65 65 87 111
Yellowknife 45 62 72 54 75 67 73 93 71 110
Other Northwest Territories 13 21 23 6 19 22 11 5 17 17
Northwest Territories 58 83 95 60 94 89 84 98 88 127
Nunavut 14 13 13 12 11 8 12 12 19 50
Province or territory not stated 5 12 23 0 15 0 4 16 52 52
Total 189,954 227,458 250,639 229,049 221,348 235,825 262,241 251,643 236,754 247,243
Percentage distribution
Urban area 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
St. John’s 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Charlottetown 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.5
Other Prince Edward Island 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Prince Edward Island 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.6
Halifax 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8
Other Nova Scotia 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3
Nova Scotia 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 1.0 1.1 1.1
Moncton 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Saint John 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Fredericton 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other New Brunswick 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
New Brunswick 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.8
Québec 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.8
Sherbrooke 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
Trois-Rivières 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Montréal 13.2 12.5 13.1 14.5 15.3 16.1 14.2 15.3 16.3 15.7
Ottawa-Gatineau 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5
Other Quebec 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Quebec 15.3 14.3 15.0 16.4 17.9 18.8 16.5 17.8 19.1 18.3
Ottawa-Gatineau 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.5
Kingston 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Peterborough 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Oshawa 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3
Toronto 44.5 48.4 49.9 48.8 44.1 42.4 43.0 39.5 36.8 35.2
Hamilton 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.4 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5
St. Catharines–Niagara 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5
Kitchener 1.0 1.0 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.2
Brantford 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Guelph 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
London 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.9
Leamington 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Windsor 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.8
Sarnia 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Barrie 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1
Greater Sudbury 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Thunder Bay 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Ontario 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0
Ontario 54.8 58.7 59.3 58.3 54.1 53.0 53.6 50.0 47.0 44.9
Winnipeg 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.7 2.3 2.5 2.4 3.1 3.6 3.3
Other Manitoba 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.9 1.0 1.3
Manitoba 2.0 2.0 1.8 2.0 2.9 3.1 3.1 4.0 4.6 4.5
Regina 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.6
Saskatoon 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.8
Other Saskatchewan 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.6
Saskatchewan 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 1.1 1.5 2.0
Lethbridge 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Calgary 3.6 3.7 4.1 4.0 4.2 4.0 4.3 4.7 4.7 5.3
Red Deer 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3
Edmonton 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.6 2.8 3.0
Other Alberta 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.1
Alberta 6.4 6.3 6.5 6.5 7.2 7.0 7.4 8.2 8.8 9.8
Kelowna 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Kamloops 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Chilliwack 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Abbotsford 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6
Vancouver 17.1 14.6 13.7 13.1 13.9 13.9 15.1 14.4 13.9 15.1
Victoria 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6
Nanaimo 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Prince George 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other British Columbia 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9
British Columbia 19.0 16.5 15.4 14.9 15.9 15.7 17.1 16.7 16.5 17.8
Whitehorse 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Yukon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Yukon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Yellowknife 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Northwest Territories 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Northwest Territories 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Nunavut 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Province or territory not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

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