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

Temporary residents


Canada – Foreign workers present on December 1st by gender and occupational skill level

Number
Occupational skill level 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Level 0 – Managerial 6,994 7,460 7,692 7,890 8,438 9,137 9,949 11,035 12,174 12,570
Level A – Professional 20,851 21,503 21,038 20,745 21,663 23,434 25,634 27,411 28,790 28,034
Level B – Skilled and technical 8,635 9,174 8,356 8,738 9,612 11,897 15,041 21,972 29,416 29,165
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 18,167 19,660 20,181 20,217 21,118 23,327 25,477 30,279 36,022 36,472
Level D – Elemental and labourers 256 359 317 749 843 996 2,279 6,278 12,894 15,021
Level not stated 6,486 6,806 7,233 9,177 12,521 14,073 15,762 17,986 25,528 39,310
Males 61,389 64,962 64,817 67,516 74,195 82,864 94,142 114,961 144,824 160,572
Level 0 – Managerial 1,095 1,219 1,347 1,368 1,586 1,781 2,033 2,389 2,733 2,696
Level A – Professional 6,617 7,358 7,529 7,770 8,249 8,789 9,612 10,561 11,783 11,656
Level B – Skilled and technical 2,326 2,202 2,289 2,585 2,863 3,163 3,750 4,890 6,546 6,675
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 8,913 11,035 13,431 15,076 18,398 21,368 25,717 35,435 42,075 43,720
Level D – Elemental and labourers 126 128 145 180 171 268 774 2,551 6,358 8,612
Level not stated 9,271 9,550 11,614 15,285 19,768 22,671 25,018 28,670 35,933 48,256
Females 28,348 31,492 36,355 42,264 51,035 58,040 66,904 84,496 105,428 121,615
Level 0 – Managerial 8,089 8,679 9,039 9,258 10,024 10,918 11,982 13,424 14,907 15,266
Level A – Professional 27,468 28,861 28,567 28,515 29,912 32,223 35,246 37,972 40,573 39,690
Level B – Skilled and technical 10,961 11,376 10,645 11,323 12,475 15,060 18,791 26,862 35,962 35,840
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 27,080 30,695 33,612 35,293 39,516 44,695 51,194 65,714 78,097 80,192
Level D – Elemental and labourers 382 487 462 929 1,014 1,264 3,053 8,829 19,252 23,633
Level not stated 15,757 16,356 18,847 24,462 32,289 36,744 40,780 46,656 61,461 87,566
Gender not stated 9 9 2 1 0 2 0 0 4 7
Total 89,746 96,463 101,174 109,781 125,230 140,906 161,046 199,457 250,256 282,194
Percentage distribution
Occupational skill level 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Level 0 – Managerial 11.4 11.5 11.9 11.7 11.4 11.0 10.6 9.6 8.4 7.8
Level A – Professional 34.0 33.1 32.5 30.7 29.2 28.3 27.2 23.8 19.9 17.5
Level B – Skilled and technical 14.1 14.1 12.9 12.9 13.0 14.4 16.0 19.1 20.3 18.2
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 29.6 30.3 31.1 29.9 28.5 28.2 27.1 26.3 24.9 22.7
Level D – Elemental and labourers 0.4 0.6 0.5 1.1 1.1 1.2 2.4 5.5 8.9 9.4
Level not stated 10.6 10.5 11.2 13.6 16.9 17.0 16.7 15.6 17.6 24.5
Males 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Level 0 – Managerial 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.2
Level A – Professional 23.3 23.4 20.7 18.4 16.2 15.1 14.4 12.5 11.2 9.6
Level B – Skilled and technical 8.2 7.0 6.3 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.6 5.8 6.2 5.5
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 31.4 35.0 36.9 35.7 36.0 36.8 38.4 41.9 39.9 35.9
Level D – Elemental and labourers 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.5 1.2 3.0 6.0 7.1
Level not stated 32.7 30.3 31.9 36.2 38.7 39.1 37.4 33.9 34.1 39.7
Females 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Level 0 – Managerial 9.0 9.0 8.9 8.4 8.0 7.7 7.4 6.7 6.0 5.4
Level A – Professional 30.6 29.9 28.2 26.0 23.9 22.9 21.9 19.0 16.2 14.1
Level B – Skilled and technical 12.2 11.8 10.5 10.3 10.0 10.7 11.7 13.5 14.4 12.7
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 30.2 31.8 33.2 32.1 31.6 31.7 31.8 32.9 31.2 28.4
Level D – Elemental and labourers 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.9 4.4 7.7 8.4
Level not stated 17.6 17.0 18.6 22.3 25.8 26.1 25.3 23.4 24.6 31.0
Gender 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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