Preliminary tables – Permanent and temporary residents, 2011

Canada – Temporary foreign workers present on December 1st by province or territory and urban area, 2007-2011

Urban area 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
St. John’s 228 261 380 332 416
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 655 800 1,095 1,061 1,404
Newfoundland and Labrador 883 1,061 1,475 1,393 1,820
Charlottetown 155 212 308 365 394
Other Prince Edward Island 142 255 335 355 431
Prince Edward Island 297 467 643 720 825
Halifax 1,259 1,606 2,069 2,270 2,437
Other Nova Scotia 751 907 1,177 1,357 1,822
Nova Scotia 2,010 2,513 3,246 3,627 4,259
Moncton 210 309 397 442 505
Fredericton 192 287 356 416 431
Saint John 301 359 373 294 250
Other New Brunswick 699 1,062 1,213 1,250 1,468
New Brunswick 1,402 2,017 2,339 2,402 2,654
Montréal 16,743 18,150 22,643 26,134 30,257
Québec 926 1,255 1,546 1,815 1,893
Sherbrooke 238 264 319 356 450
Ottawa-Gatineau 164 203 234 303 345
Other Québec 5,184 5,989 5,804 6,338 6,687
Québec 23,255 25,861 30,546 34,946 39,632
Toronto 33,184 40,109 44,736 49,980 54,115
Ottawa-Gatineau 3,831 4,039 4,346 4,618 4,792
Hamilton 1,562 1,738 1,967 2,132 2,220
Kitchener 1,159 1,301 1,314 1,463 1,619
London 1,204 1,283 1,504 1,574 1,608
St. Catharines-Niagara 760 840 893 989 1,132
Oshawa 504 733 642 644 698
Windsor 1,184 849 614 667 689
Guelph 423 490 535 561 623
Leamington 128 163 304 378 447
Barrie 188 253 287 280 337
Greater Sudbury 151 234 297 323 304
Sarnia 301 284 250 279 283
Kingston 190 209 204 229 248
Peterborough 145 144 167 184 220
Thunder Bay 98 144 155 167 177
Belleville 183 224 116 89 116
Other Ontario 36,984 37,811 36,364 35,382 37,221
Ontario 82,179 90,848 94,695 99,939 106,849
Winnipeg 2,496 2,669 2,710 2,727 2,787
Brandon 475 791 743 373 179
Other Manitoba 1,537 1,842 2,117 1,952 1,956
Manitoba 4,508 5,302 5,570 5,052 4,922
Saskatoon 1,088 1,572 2,026 1,794 1,898
Regina 536 813 1,337 1,420 1,663
Other Saskatchewan 1,325 1,926 2,570 2,669 3,432
Saskatchewan 2,949 4,311 5,933 5,883 6,993
Edmonton 7,914 12,930 15,721 14,437 15,206
Wood Buffalo 767 1,276 1,453 1,489 1,824
Red Deer 704 912 1,160 987 934
Lethbridge 364 593 814 845 868
Grande Prairie 267 432 503 522 617
Medicine Hat 214 321 466 435 517
Brooks 203 433 640 610 423
Cold Lake 54 108 239 295 340
Other Alberta 14,718 22,861 24,437 19,602 18,536
Alberta 37,068 57,561 65,618 57,681 58,228
Vancouver 24,240 31,059 37,832 38,501 41,099
Kelowna 604 1,016 1,293 1,052 905
Victoria 492 575 637 602 605
Abbotsford 422 475 538 466 443
Kamloops 168 281 362 378 406
Nanaimo 143 191 295 316 292
Prince George 150 184 258 266 240
Chilliwack 110 124 170 183 202
Vernon 89 178 210 162 157
Other British Columbia 16,861 24,095 27,378 25,850 25,593
British Columbia 43,279 58,178 68,973 67,776 69,942
Whitehorse 93 137 207 229 218
Other Yukon 64 108 142 176 184
Yukon 157 245 349 405 402
Yellowknife 81 77 100 81 98
Other Northwest Territories 225 224 178 199 187
Northwest Territories 306 301 278 280 285
Nunavut 68 32 43 52 61
Province/territory not stated 804 954 1,441 2,275 3,239
Total 199,165 249,651 281,149 282,431 300,111

Source: Citizenship and Immigration Canada, RDM, Preliminary 2011 Data.

Present statistic measures the number of temporary residents with a valid document on December 1st of the observation year. A temporary resident who has been granted permanent resident status on or before the observation date (December 1) is excluded from the count from their grant date onwards. Temporary residents are grouped according to the principal reason for residing in Canada during the calendar year.

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