Facts and figures 2009 – Immigration overview: Permanent and temporary residents

Permanent residents


Canada – Permanent residents by source country

Number
Source country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
China, People's Republic of 36,749 40,365 33,305 36,251 36,429 42,292 33,079 27,013 29,337 29,049
Philippines 10,119 12,928 11,011 11,988 13,303 17,525 17,718 19,066 23,726 27,277
India 26,122 27,902 28,838 24,594 25,573 33,142 30,750 26,049 24,548 26,122
United States 5,828 5,909 5,294 6,013 7,507 9,263 10,943 10,449 11,216 9,723
United Kingdom 4,649 5,360 4,724 5,199 6,062 5,864 6,541 8,129 9,243 9,566
France 4,345 4,428 3,962 4,127 5,028 5,430 4,915 5,526 6,384 7,300
Pakistan 14,201 15,353 14,173 12,351 12,793 13,575 12,329 9,545 8,052 6,214
Iran 5,616 5,746 7,889 5,651 6,063 5,502 7,073 6,663 6,010 6,065
Korea, Republic of 7,639 9,608 7,334 7,089 5,337 5,819 6,178 5,866 7,246 5,864
Morocco 2,560 3,951 4,057 3,243 3,471 2,692 3,109 3,789 3,906 5,222
Algeria 2,529 3,009 3,030 2,786 3,209 3,131 4,513 3,172 3,228 4,785
United Arab Emirates 3,084 4,523 4,444 3,321 4,358 4,053 4,100 3,368 4,695 4,640
Iraq 1,384 1,597 1,365 969 1,140 1,316 977 1,601 2,570 4,567
Sri Lanka 5,849 5,520 4,968 4,448 4,135 4,690 4,490 3,934 4,509 4,269
Colombia 2,228 2,967 3,225 4,273 4,438 6,031 5,813 4,833 4,995 4,240
Germany 2,369 1,846 1,624 2,098 2,387 2,635 3,030 2,555 4,057 4,080
Mexico 1,658 1,939 1,919 1,738 2,245 2,851 2,830 3,224 2,831 3,104
Russia 3,523 4,073 3,677 3,520 3,685 3,607 2,850 2,854 2,547 2,799
Nigeria 1,088 1,325 1,281 931 1,369 2,034 2,481 2,255 1,837 2,662
Taiwan 3,535 3,114 2,910 2,126 1,992 3,092 2,823 2,779 2,972 2,543
Lebanon 1,682 2,071 1,723 2,600 2,673 3,122 3,290 3,018 2,827 2,531
Egypt 1,737 1,915 1,634 1,929 2,051 2,062 1,651 1,969 2,314 2,486
Brazil 842 857 759 865 934 976 1,209 1,759 2,127 2,480
Jamaica 2,463 2,775 2,457 1,983 2,130 1,880 1,686 2,113 2,312 2,427
Israel 2,601 2,479 2,605 2,366 2,857 2,549 2,692 2,446 2,633 2,364
Ukraine 3,323 3,590 3,576 2,781 2,401 2,317 1,880 2,170 1,874 2,300
Vietnam, Socialist Republic of 1,800 2,097 2,282 1,686 1,803 1,820 3,121 2,549 1,740 2,141
Haiti 1,653 2,484 2,217 1,945 1,657 1,719 1,650 1,614 2,509 2,085
Saudi Arabia 2,029 3,564 2,538 2,042 2,111 2,364 2,227 1,649 2,357 2,025
Romania 4,430 5,589 5,689 5,466 5,658 4,964 4,393 3,770 2,754 1,994
Peru 605 852 859 1,021 1,455 1,658 1,479 1,475 1,078 1,872
Bangladesh 2,715 3,393 2,615 1,896 2,374 3,940 3,838 2,735 2,716 1,854
Moldova 294 518 628 606 632 634 790 1,080 1,119 1,535
Afghanistan 2,845 3,182 2,971 3,010 2,527 2,908 2,552 2,262 1,810 1,507
Turkey 1,097 1,223 1,356 1,444 1,796 2,060 1,698 1,481 1,190 1,455
Cuba 854 971 866 876 857 979 1,044 1,338 1,296 1,421
Venezuela 475 572 554 710 1,259 1,235 1,221 1,373 1,259 1,385
Japan 1,305 1,645 1,080 1,008 1,264 1,346 1,367 1,388 1,442 1,323
South Africa, Republic of 1,953 2,090 1,631 1,452 1,332 1,102 1,267 1,297 1,227 1,316
Congo, Democratique Republic of 1,145 1,164 1,022 1,127 1,400 1,381 1,414 1,314 1,133 1,274
Ethiopia 1,039 1,009 802 1,326 1,439 1,370 1,647 1,424 1,473 1,212
Australia 718 959 957 1,040 1,021 1,042 949 1,097 1,097 1,199
Tunisia 440 789 653 654 759 726 1,010 850 900 1,164
Guyana 1,274 1,665 1,432 1,394 1,321 1,176 1,263 1,248 1,089 1,152
Trinidad and Tobago 896 917 937 693 724 844 804 990 1,019 1,147
Somalia, Republic of 1,361 988 598 799 1,172 980 896 982 750 988
Poland 1,334 1,168 1,117 1,079 1,329 1,206 1,191 1,158 1,183 981
Myanmar (Burma) 104 76 130 228 140 183 185 446 647 961
Hong Kong 2,865 1,965 1,541 1,472 1,547 1,783 1,489 1,131 1,324 924
Kuwait 1,222 1,713 947 1,074 917 1,140 946 697 1,046 896
Cameroon 198 169 184 255 301 519 606 834 959 872
Mauritius 182 376 343 558 690 684 504 493 691 840
El Salvador 552 446 469 441 437 428 421 923 1,107 825
Jordan 1,283 1,239 981 1,038 1,034 1,324 1,207 969 929 812
Syria 1,049 804 681 958 861 1,199 944 923 800 803
Netherlands 879 815 685 662 826 929 892 630 841 795
Bulgaria 1,097 1,188 1,474 1,424 1,945 1,685 1,401 1,132 976 757
Thailand 289 403 587 489 439 596 1,292 1,931 885 741
Singapore 753 842 939 716 482 629 433 1,228 1,383 740
Malaysia 378 494 468 419 454 629 612 643 701 706
Belgium 496 524 480 442 597 575 430 596 570 702
Ghana 1,004 789 716 567 836 1,082 809 735 770 675
Albania 1,773 1,613 985 819 1,378 1,207 810 660 506 669
Eritrea 97 154 115 194 303 378 492 389 470 662
Côte-d'Ivoire, Republic of 160 171 236 204 294 331 436 669 681 649
Nepal 247 273 418 440 594 714 640 564 639 627
Portugal 397 481 319 283 323 291 405 399 653 610
Italy 481 527 446 401 432 344 421 425 547 583
New Zealand 202 381 367 401 395 457 376 374 506 583
Switzerland 619 568 409 477 513 447 445 506 629 581
Kenya 804 1,004 855 987 887 896 824 544 567 558
Ecuador 355 366 446 380 506 561 620 591 642 529
Zimbabwe 97 114 200 687 1,456 639 449 650 597 527
Ireland, Republic of 180 215 205 260 284 244 314 352 493 503
Indonesia 1,155 930 712 498 509 598 585 624 685 499
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 267 283 240 193 291 340 374 566 428 497
Argentina 455 625 844 1,783 1,648 1,169 894 624 542 492
Qatar 322 394 327 464 327 362 311 382 515 485
Senegal 117 95 182 152 205 208 365 386 454 465
Burundi 281 297 326 352 512 565 405 476 390 464
Sudan, Republic of 761 1,179 1,368 1,533 1,508 1,039 832 703 723 455
Belarus 550 476 453 468 598 643 441 581 511 454
Kazakhstan 527 569 481 590 576 548 484 480 384 429
Chile 374 377 437 343 375 392 452 546 359 388
Libya 406 499 562 246 254 418 468 340 402 380
Dominican Republic 237 266 204 245 272 288 245 288 414 380
Oman 242 413 372 483 409 366 542 391 540 346
Rwanda 344 263 195 251 253 302 315 337 288 337
Grenada 369 345 248 219 288 288 357 357 287 318
Hungary 439 639 562 492 685 542 531 429 387 315
Fiji 460 669 616 566 492 304 273 302 316 306
Bahrain 269 241 268 307 258 251 347 278 341 293
Benin, Republic of 32 48 62 67 82 76 105 182 172 280
Guatemala 341 255 248 178 217 192 215 259 255 273
Uzbekistan 109 139 158 171 203 340 307 261 196 269
Sweden 215 239 198 178 160 234 165 224 225 268
Armenia 100 85 133 154 159 233 210 190 210 268
Saint Lucia 103 116 83 94 113 188 189 269 289 260
Spain 104 110 140 96 157 167 152 165 223 253
Guinea, Republic of 200 238 265 244 504 395 341 369 292 246
Costa Rica 109 136 115 120 173 206 320 305 282 240
Uganda 96 133 163 155 181 263 199 205 221 225
Bolivia 31 79 59 63 98 137 149 111 164 222
Greece 362 346 211 179 210 145 138 189 248 205
Yemen, Republic of 102 213 209 102 141 195 109 158 225 201
Macedonia 239 296 349 635 450 292 249 210 180 196
Cambodia 239 252 229 274 354 385 562 455 349 196
Togo 36 64 79 86 138 125 103 145 154 174
Bosnia-Herzegovina 987 871 466 265 180 215 253 251 246 168
Palestinian Authority (Gaza/West Bank) 161 171 246 212 223 319 409 328 270 166
Honduras 204 179 147 113 132 160 160 160 177 166
Kyrgyzstan 73 94 162 104 225 177 165 134 163 163
Czech Republic 487 315 237 198 230 205 159 140 104 161
Azerbaijan 78 115 179 176 266 354 258 217 127 153
Madagascar 29 41 53 45 66 76 89 95 83 147
Burkina Faso 22 38 36 38 74 96 143 128 125 140
Tanzania, United Republic of 210 322 294 391 308 270 299 182 230 134
Barbados 128 157 132 79 89 124 100 140 144 133
Mali 55 54 67 67 77 86 137 142 136 128
Austria 128 158 111 155 155 132 115 106 121 121
Georgia 78 114 119 117 106 118 116 132 107 121
Mongolia, People's Republic of 17 18 19 25 34 67 69 87 58 118
Norway 144 139 135 111 98 83 92 107 88 117
Slovak Republic 460 579 614 501 588 356 236 206 117 115
Denmark 104 112 87 96 100 101 105 109 128 115
Nicaragua 131 102 63 82 62 75 89 67 121 110
Uruguay 79 73 103 108 149 294 202 175 161 108
Paraguay 39 53 85 108 83 78 105 124 123 101
Latvia 230 286 250 157 136 94 73 113 66 86
Finland 135 111 116 105 84 58 78 92 109 86
Croatia 959 518 347 172 121 110 84 87 100 82
Chad, Republic of 145 74 59 55 84 115 81 110 93 82
Panama, Republic of 51 57 53 50 46 66 72 72 59 80
Zambia 71 127 130 109 118 114 98 110 69 74
Gabon 24 38 49 82 49 105 87 105 93 70
Djibouti, Republic of 193 127 56 52 71 100 59 46 48 60
Namibia 20 12 19 11 19 47 31 19 37 59
Angola 54 161 169 155 256 291 172 101 70 59
Niger, Republic of 16 20 20 28 35 55 57 60 69 57
Lithuania 112 176 123 193 222 160 110 101 103 55
Sierra Leone 167 280 289 253 251 136 87 63 66 54
Dominica 71 74 66 58 46 49 73 74 54 54
Tajikistan, Republic of 6 23 25 19 16 171 59 38 17 51
Brunei 22 16 14 19 18 11 8 47 74 50
Congo, Republic of the 117 98 75 70 104 93 110 48 53 45
Mauritania 8 19 16 17 50 55 66 65 41 45
Bahamas, The 17 22 20 22 24 34 42 31 70 45
Bermuda 15 24 22 34 27 36 47 38 47 44
Antigua and Barbuda 13 35 16 27 15 30 37 20 43 44
Laos 35 38 53 24 37 38 74 58 37 43
Belize 26 23 33 15 26 36 29 30 53 41
Malawi 12 10 15 14 36 32 35 52 51 38
Liberia 47 51 43 110 88 196 127 55 16 30
Slovenia 29 24 17 14 17 21 8 23 19 26
Botswana, Republic of 57 24 50 45 74 55 39 56 61 26
Cyprus 44 44 27 59 40 30 34 19 33 26
Macao 74 60 60 36 38 33 56 14 19 26
Malta 92 66 42 39 48 32 38 10 29 24
Estonia 66 43 55 70 28 25 21 36 36 23
Turkmenistan 6 23 25 26 14 138 47 40 22 19
Yugoslavia (former) 4,740 2,802 1,623 940 708 272 126 49 59 16
Luxembourg 13 17 28 9 12 13 10 20 19 14
Martinique 8 12 20 16 12 18 21 10 15 13
Surinam 15 20 19 15 22 12 10 25 10 13
Central African Republic 18 6 10 9 9 37 9 21 10 11
Gambia 73 37 31 91 49 56 46 32 33 11
Saint Kitts and Nevis 14 11 11 13 10 7 7 11 28 11
Seychelles 24 11 10 17 20 32 12 11 21 11
Guadeloupe 18 18 14 5 13 24 10 9 22 5
Country not stated 10 38 20 10 53 96 115 121 91 32
Other countries 233 251 242 321 303 728 1,028 1,142 1,006 1,835
Total 227,455 250,640 229,049 221,348 235,825 262,241 251,642 236,754 247,247 252,179
Canada – Permanent residents by top 10 source countries, 2007–2009
Permanent residents by top 10 source countries, 2007–2009

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