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Canada – Foreign workers present on December 1st by province or territory and urban area

Number
Urban area 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
St. John’s 271 258 286 223 233 219 228 262 380 331
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 611 772 639 649 703 697 654 802 1,095 1,061
Newfoundland and Labrador 882 1,030 925 872 936 916 882 1,064 1,475 1,392
Charlottetown 78 91 87 94 84 119 155 212 309 365
Other Prince Edward Island 57 47 59 58 55 94 142 255 335 355
Prince Edward Island 135 138 146 152 139 213 297 467 644 720
Halifax 887 1,067 889 1,060 904 1,031 1,261 1,609 2,077 2,270
Other Nova Scotia 387 331 401 612 616 679 753 908 1,177 1,359
Nova Scotia 1,274 1,398 1,290 1,672 1,520 1,710 2,014 2,517 3,254 3,629
Saint John 123 93 108 127 152 220 302 359 372 293
Fredericton 118 103 148 213 211 193 192 287 356 416
Other New Brunswick 360 312 363 448 540 699 910 1,372 1,611 1,669
New Brunswick 601 508 619 788 903 1,112 1,404 2,018 2,339 2,378
Québec 624 714 709 888 914 965 928 1,256 1,546 1,810
Sherbrooke 121 164 195 209 239 221 238 265 319 357
Montréal 11,217 10,982 11,131 12,935 13,947 15,423 16,756 18,159 22,642 26,067
Ottawa-Gatineau 126 107 104 130 117 150 164 203 234 301
Other Quebec 1,539 1,872 3,200 3,809 4,894 4,805 5,183 5,986 5,793 6,301
Quebec 13,627 13,839 15,339 17,971 20,111 21,564 23,269 25,869 30,534 34,836
Ottawa-Gatineau 3,250 3,075 2,806 2,816 3,386 3,413 3,832 4,045 4,355 4,622
Kingston 98 107 127 159 173 184 190 209 204 229
Oshawa 298 469 480 448 486 798 505 733 643 648
Toronto 17,467 18,176 19,064 21,116 23,206 27,115 33,200 40,143 44,773 49,949
Hamilton 1,025 942 1,077 1,278 1,409 1,413 1,563 1,740 1,966 2,135
St. Catharines-Niagara 531 528 503 554 614 723 760 840 894 988
Kitchener 729 633 746 829 928 975 1,162 1,302 1,311 1,467
Guelph 324 320 394 426 431 435 423 490 537 561
London 702 771 914 978 990 1,094 1,206 1,284 1,506 1,577
Windsor 944 1,177 1,120 996 833 1,009 1,187 850 615 670
Sarnia 187 180 128 210 539 201 301 284 250 279
Barrie 87 93 90 109 120 145 188 253 287 279
Greater Sudbury 93 107 105 105 120 157 151 234 297 323
Thunder Bay 77 74 75 73 90 109 98 144 155 167
Other Ontario 23,671 23,814 25,749 28,719 31,296 34,050 37,439 38,334 36,898 35,703
Ontario 49,483 50,466 53,378 58,816 64,621 71,821 82,205 90,885 94,691 99,597
Winnipeg 1,235 1,270 1,309 1,439 1,595 1,886 2,498 2,670 2,716 2,731
Other Manitoba 546 678 752 962 1,046 1,406 2,013 2,637 2,865 2,330
Manitoba 1,781 1,948 2,061 2,401 2,641 3,292 4,511 5,307 5,581 5,061
Regina 313 333 333 362 382 422 536 815 1,340 1,424
Saskatoon 425 466 509 617 745 763 1,088 1,573 2,027 1,797
Other Saskatchewan 597 659 679 725 862 985 1,329 1,931 2,572 2,667
Saskatchewan 1,335 1,458 1,521 1,704 1,989 2,170 2,953 4,319 5,939 5,888
Medicine Hat 114 97 121 148 194 172 216 322 467 434
Lethbridge 87 82 112 109 142 259 364 593 814 846
Calgary 3,898 4,112 4,320 5,068 5,852 7,827 11,865 17,702 20,188 18,478
Red Deer 121 120 138 197 357 453 704 915 1,161 988
Edmonton 2,358 2,533 2,567 2,817 3,059 4,058 7,914 12,934 15,725 14,443
Wood Buffalo 164 166 165 207 405 503 769 1,276 1,453 1,490
Other Alberta 3,624 3,620 3,951 4,586 5,705 8,713 15,247 23,839 25,820 21,026
Alberta 10,366 10,730 11,374 13,132 15,714 21,985 37,079 57,581 65,628 57,705
Kelowna 209 190 259 338 321 452 603 1,016 1,293 1,053
Abbotsford 103 140 166 204 267 464 422 475 539 466
Vancouver 11,641 13,798 15,516 18,020 19,411 21,050 24,248 31,068 37,830 38,489
Victoria 259 311 320 388 603 456 491 574 636 602
Other British Columbia 4,349 4,843 5,942 7,812 10,771 12,662 17,526 25,058 28,671 27,121
British Columbia 16,561 19,282 22,203 26,762 31,373 35,084 43,290 58,191 68,969 67,731
Whitehorse 23 35 53 44 57 56 93 137 207 229
Other Yukon 26 19 23 53 38 50 64 108 142 177
Yukon 49 54 76 97 95 106 157 245 349 406
Yellowknife 88 92 116 120 137 108 81 77 100 81
Other Northwest Territories 149 107 131 148 146 161 225 224 178 198
Northwest Territories 237 199 247 268 283 269 306 301 278 279
Nunavut 14 25 33 33 46 50 68 32 43 53
Province or territory not stated 45 24 467 366 319 562 811 1,000 1,625 3,096
Total 96,390 101,099 109,679 125,034 140,690 160,854 199,246 249,796 281,349 282,771
Percentage distribution
Urban area 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
St. John’s 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5
Charlottetown 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Prince Edward Island 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Prince Edward Island 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3
Halifax 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8
Other Nova Scotia 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
Nova Scotia 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.3
Saint John 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Fredericton 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other New Brunswick 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6
New Brunswick 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8
Québec 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6
Sherbrooke 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Montréal 11.6 10.9 10.1 10.3 9.9 9.6 8.4 7.3 8.0 9.2
Ottawa-Gatineau 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Quebec 1.6 1.9 2.9 3.0 3.5 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.1 2.2
Quebec 14.1 13.7 14.0 14.4 14.3 13.4 11.7 10.4 10.9 12.3
Ottawa-Gatineau 3.4 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.4 2.1 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.6
Kingston 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Oshawa 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Toronto 18.1 18.0 17.4 16.9 16.5 16.9 16.7 16.1 15.9 17.7
Hamilton 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.8
St. Catharines-Niagara 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
Kitchener 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5
Guelph 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
London 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6
Windsor 1.0 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2
Sarnia 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Barrie 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Greater Sudbury 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Thunder Bay 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Ontario 24.6 23.6 23.5 23.0 22.2 21.2 18.8 15.3 13.1 12.6
Ontario 51.3 49.9 48.7 47.0 45.9 44.6 41.3 36.4 33.7 35.2
Winnipeg 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.0 1.0
Other Manitoba 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.0 0.8
Manitoba 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.3 2.1 2.0 1.8
Regina 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5
Saskatoon 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6
Other Saskatchewan 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9
Saskatchewan 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.7 2.1 2.1
Medicine Hat 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Lethbridge 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3
Calgary 4.0 4.1 3.9 4.1 4.2 4.9 6.0 7.1 7.2 6.5
Red Deer 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3
Edmonton 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.5 4.0 5.2 5.6 5.1
Wood Buffalo 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5
Other Alberta 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.7 4.1 5.4 7.7 9.5 9.2 7.4
Alberta 10.8 10.6 10.4 10.5 11.2 13.7 18.6 23.1 23.3 20.4
Kelowna 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4
Abbotsford 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Vancouver 12.1 13.6 14.1 14.4 13.8 13.1 12.2 12.4 13.4 13.6
Victoria 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other British Columbia 4.5 4.8 5.4 6.2 7.7 7.9 8.8 10.0 10.2 9.6
British Columbia 17.2 19.1 20.2 21.4 22.3 21.8 21.7 23.3 24.5 24.0
Whitehorse 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Yukon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Yukon 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Yellowknife 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Northwest Territories 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Northwest Territories 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 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 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.6 1.1
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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