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Canada – Total entries of foreign workers by source country

Number
Source country 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
United States 42,386 36,204 30,224 30,031 30,846 31,901 31,411 31,965 30,590 34,814
Mexico 11,313 11,514 11,282 11,656 12,946 14,673 17,695 20,955 18,422 18,011
France 5,770 5,320 5,361 7,140 8,769 10,073 10,949 12,443 15,330 17,129
Australia 5,218 6,015 6,392 7,739 7,839 8,513 8,951 12,446 10,199 10,558
Philippines 4,120 4,651 5,008 5,880 6,225 8,853 16,225 19,263 14,495 9,737
United Kingdom 8,532 7,660 7,129 8,810 9,019 9,306 9,883 10,983 10,315 9,444
India 2,321 2,237 2,320 2,863 3,601 4,247 6,183 7,518 6,411 7,972
Jamaica 5,956 5,642 5,980 6,011 6,222 6,530 6,741 7,304 7,036 7,586
Germany 3,139 2,702 2,174 2,762 3,155 4,724 5,704 6,533 6,500 6,884
Korea, Republic of 837 783 901 1,093 1,585 2,095 2,923 4,898 4,674 5,439
Japan 5,473 6,513 6,445 6,499 6,845 6,689 6,378 7,621 6,361 5,405
Guatemala 33 13 241 355 719 1,281 2,267 3,301 3,861 4,329
Ireland, Republic of 1,137 1,060 1,103 1,514 1,481 1,971 2,391 2,621 2,967 3,729
China, People's Republic of 1,193 1,314 1,128 1,289 1,406 1,698 2,657 2,321 2,271 2,393
New Zealand 1,000 1,062 1,234 1,515 1,801 1,861 2,204 2,647 2,791 2,116
Taiwan 254 171 133 196 365 612 952 1,763 1,777 2,068
Brazil 527 403 469 567 668 888 1,176 1,720 1,420 1,616
Netherlands 950 792 765 771 808 960 1,036 1,193 1,115 1,202
Italy 1,327 803 370 477 589 753 1,024 1,172 1,240 1,199
Trinidad and Tobago 1,874 1,732 1,683 1,719 1,663 1,575 1,404 1,338 1,198 1,177
Chile 109 85 102 163 204 210 343 569 688 992
South Africa, Republic of 767 723 652 658 875 918 1,047 1,260 1,089 979
Israel 671 584 561 759 757 793 923 1,222 992 916
Sweden 530 473 442 414 546 535 655 789 892 894
Czech Republic 262 236 221 195 232 211 236 611 855 848
Ukraine 205 190 203 233 251 367 910 1,117 791 823
Spain 338 289 229 222 243 338 358 437 651 798
Poland 468 386 330 354 399 481 918 965 854 779
Switzerland 670 539 479 561 598 723 743 795 736 755
Belgium 486 377 335 267 307 355 486 617 742 750
Thailand 179 197 198 226 327 1,011 849 643 747 702
Saudi Arabia 167 199 271 320 432 524 829 1,667 1,383 545
Latvia 33 19 19 16 32 35 37 44 352 493
Russia 630 545 372 376 451 632 727 808 571 486
Denmark 327 271 190 197 302 426 378 537 446 443
United Arab Emirates 80 93 71 93 153 247 823 1,014 814 410
Portugal 229 101 89 102 129 300 795 677 388 405
Austria 357 326 221 265 282 356 415 408 309 353
Romania 238 381 356 215 217 368 472 708 360 341
Norway 493 550 175 208 221 197 393 294 264 309
Barbados 702 645 548 582 535 497 472 388 290 286
Iran 258 334 288 384 332 145 165 157 238 280
Singapore 74 38 151 238 300 446 717 428 271 254
Finland 279 215 148 149 252 188 283 212 178 248
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 244 215 208 206 248 285 267 281 229 247
Argentina 251 327 321 216 226 227 246 348 239 237
Hungary 225 142 124 95 122 159 144 196 196 235
Nicaragua 30 31 32 35 50 76 116 173 228 230
Colombia 148 143 124 118 137 226 446 723 264 229
Hong Kong 149 105 116 128 121 147 170 170 166 199
Indonesia 181 96 100 90 89 132 104 169 165 190
Egypt 109 70 89 155 150 184 246 248 187 189
Turkey 111 94 82 135 149 132 161 255 170 186
Slovak Republic 186 197 160 123 168 181 158 193 223 177
Peru 83 84 87 116 145 138 221 282 172 177
Saint Lucia 135 99 132 135 177 192 267 292 221 173
Pakistan 165 91 140 124 131 100 164 232 172 169
Venezuela 136 113 134 154 171 326 385 378 159 167
Cyprus 7 10 14 12 28 57 147 199 187 165
Nigeria 66 47 58 66 60 66 99 123 131 162
Tunisia 130 152 88 77 78 66 113 174 153 154
Malaysia 81 73 203 130 120 107 136 195 170 147
Lebanon 181 124 121 127 114 138 353 282 186 141
Moldova 6 11 6 8 11 30 41 71 157 127
Serbia, Republic of -- 23 120 111 117
Greece 215 179 135 89 115 81 144 135 101 116
Dominica 125 102 111 130 176 102 102 107 96 112
Dominican Republic 50 40 78 29 87 65 60 91 69 111
Bangladesh 47 22 32 36 44 43 82 99 100 107
Croatia 79 89 64 67 42 49 175 95 118 100
Kuwait 33 43 32 30 56 58 87 157 194 98
Vietnam, Socialist Republic of 88 62 49 60 62 87 91 245 123 88
Fiji 19 6 5 9 15 32 268 294 150 87
Kenya 58 46 58 34 84 86 75 106 114 84
Morocco 137 85 69 50 71 56 233 150 145 84
Ecuador 51 28 22 47 38 39 100 185 124 83
Ghana 60 27 23 37 41 40 65 130 90 76
Sri Lanka 64 57 60 96 79 250 348 353 119 75
Costa Rica 34 51 35 27 50 101 108 142 84 72
Cuba 191 171 95 92 121 104 127 94 81 70
Bulgaria 49 59 67 42 29 45 62 51 44 64
Iceland 73 51 29 51 35 33 34 38 50 60
Libya 51 26 37 34 32 51 75 51 59 56
Jordan 35 22 16 21 40 46 42 73 76 54
Grenada 93 83 70 77 86 78 92 84 86 54
Uruguay 33 38 63 66 49 72 57 66 40 51
El Salvador 92 91 57 104 358 241 157 104 114 50
Guyana 145 66 45 63 48 29 58 70 39 45
Algeria 57 13 26 24 23 31 36 59 44 43
Slovenia 29 16 17 8 17 13 25 34 31 41
Syria 21 28 36 24 39 29 27 35 43 39
Nepal 17 15 18 25 23 38 50 85 68 39
Mauritius 16 8 17 10 12 13 13 175 200 38
Bolivia 25 11 11 14 17 26 41 49 46 36
Lithuania 20 28 28 8 7 21 12 23 31 33
Qatar 6 5 7 7 11 19 26 45 51 32
Haiti 101 105 64 96 102 75 77 43 35 32
Ethiopia 15 20 15 17 12 16 25 35 30 30
Belarus 34 22 22 18 12 35 51 53 51 29
Estonia 17 15 10 6 39 8 12 11 11 26
Armenia 24 34 16 10 23 12 14 7 8 26
Saint Kitts and Nevis 31 28 20 19 33 27 33 31 25 23
Mali 33 33 28 27 12 13 29 19 26 22
Paraguay 12 8 11 18 10 9 22 19 30 22
Côte-d'Ivoire, Republic of 23 10 8 7 10 13 12 20 19 21
Bahamas, The 9 6 7 7 -- 9 10 22 25 21
Kosovo, Republic of 11 46 20
Oman 21 21 29 33 26 32 20 33 37 19
Tanzania, United Republic of 21 10 26 31 54 39 6 21 51 18
Senegal 53 13 9 21 33 16 12 12 19 18
Zimbabwe 39 35 14 18 18 23 29 26 20 15
Macedonia 23 9 8 7 7 6 20 35 19 14
Luxembourg 9 5 6 6 14 6 10 10 13 13
Uganda 6 10 13 15 12 28 21 27 17 13
Bermuda 10 7 -- 6 8 11 6 17 10 13
Burkina Faso 42 27 26 23 19 8 7 7 7 11
Bahrain 9 9 14 7 15 28 33 29 27 10
Botswana, Republic of 6 9 7 21 17 20 12 11 8 7
Serbia and Montenegro -- 22 83 137 284 177 49 --
Yugoslavia (former) 126 71 73 84 14 17 12 5 6 --
Country not stated 2,042 1,920 1,728 1,922 2,456 3,596 4,303 5,702 6,519 8,525
Other countries 402 255 294 322 296 363 653 896 670 512
Total 119,657 110,861 103,198 112,508 122,662 139,000 164,720 192,180 178,268 182,276
Canada – Total entries of foreign workers by top source countries, 2008-2010
Image Representing Canada – Total  entries of foreign workers by top source countries, 2008-2010 as describe above

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