Facts and figures 2011 – Immigration overview: Permanent and temporary residents

Permanent residents


Canada – Permanent residents by source country

Number
Source country 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Philippines 11,011 11,987 13,303 17,525 17,718 19,067 23,727 27,277 36,580 34,991
China, People's Republic of 33,304 36,251 36,429 42,292 33,078 27,013 29,337 29,051 30,195 28,696
India 28,838 24,594 25,573 33,141 30,746 26,047 24,548 26,117 30,252 24,965
United States 5,294 6,013 7,507 9,263 10,943 10,449 11,216 9,723 9,245 8,829
Iran 7,889 5,651 6,063 5,502 7,073 6,663 6,010 6,064 6,815 6,840
United Kingdom 4,724 5,199 6,062 5,864 6,541 8,128 9,243 9,565 9,499 6,550
Haiti 2,217 1,945 1,657 1,719 1,650 1,614 2,509 2,085 4,552 6,208
Pakistan 14,173 12,351 12,793 13,575 12,329 9,545 8,051 6,213 4,986 6,073
France 3,962 4,127 5,028 5,430 4,915 5,526 6,383 7,299 6,934 5,867
United Arab Emirates 4,444 3,321 4,358 4,053 4,100 3,368 4,695 4,640 6,796 5,223
Iraq 1,365 969 1,140 1,316 977 1,601 2,570 4,567 4,545 4,698
Korea, Republic of 7,334 7,089 5,337 5,819 6,178 5,866 7,246 5,864 5,539 4,573
Colombia 3,225 4,273 4,438 6,031 5,813 4,833 4,995 4,240 4,796 4,317
Morocco 4,057 3,243 3,471 2,692 3,109 3,789 3,906 5,221 5,946 4,155
Algeria 3,030 2,786 3,209 3,131 4,513 3,172 3,228 4,785 4,124 3,800
Mexico 1,918 1,738 2,245 2,854 2,830 3,224 2,831 3,104 3,866 3,642
Egypt 1,634 1,929 2,051 2,062 1,651 1,969 2,314 2,486 4,305 3,403
Sri Lanka 4,968 4,448 4,134 4,690 4,490 3,934 4,508 4,270 4,181 3,104
Nigeria 1,281 931 1,369 2,034 2,481 2,255 1,837 2,661 3,268 2,768
Ukraine 3,576 2,781 2,401 2,317 1,880 2,170 1,874 2,300 3,097 2,455
Bangladesh 2,615 1,896 2,374 3,940 3,838 2,735 2,716 1,854 4,364 2,449
Lebanon 1,723 2,600 2,673 3,122 3,290 3,018 2,827 2,531 2,453 2,335
Saudi Arabia 2,538 2,042 2,111 2,364 2,227 1,649 2,357 2,025 2,801 2,299
Germany 1,624 2,098 2,387 2,635 3,030 2,555 4,057 4,081 3,190 2,254
Ethiopia 802 1,326 1,439 1,370 1,647 1,424 1,473 1,212 1,746 2,038
Jamaica 2,457 1,983 2,130 1,880 1,686 2,113 2,312 2,427 2,256 2,021
Afghanistan 2,971 3,010 2,527 2,908 2,552 2,262 1,811 1,507 1,549 1,977
Israel 2,605 2,366 2,857 2,549 2,692 2,446 2,633 2,364 2,798 1,967
Taiwan 2,910 2,126 1,991 3,092 2,823 2,778 2,971 2,543 2,761 1,894
Russia 3,677 3,520 3,685 3,607 2,849 2,854 2,547 2,799 2,217 1,887
Romania 5,689 5,466 5,658 4,964 4,393 3,770 2,754 1,994 1,845 1,723
Vietnam, Socialist Republic of 2,282 1,686 1,803 1,820 3,121 2,549 1,740 2,141 1,896 1,682
Brazil 759 865 934 976 1,209 1,759 2,127 2,480 2,597 1,519
Japan 1,080 1,008 1,264 1,346 1,367 1,388 1,442 1,323 1,319 1,475
Venezuela 554 710 1,259 1,235 1,221 1,373 1,259 1,385 1,007 1,446
Tunisia 653 654 759 726 1,010 850 900 1,164 1,229 1,368
Moldova 628 606 632 634 790 1,080 1,119 1,535 1,986 1,349
Turkey 1,356 1,444 1,796 2,061 1,698 1,481 1,190 1,455 1,676 1,339
Somalia, Republic of 598 799 1,172 980 896 982 750 988 1,194 1,256
Nepal 418 440 594 714 640 564 639 627 1,502 1,249
Syria 681 958 861 1,199 944 923 800 803 795 1,181
Kuwait 947 1,074 917 1,140 947 697 1,046 896 1,380 1,179
Cameroon 184 254 301 519 606 834 959 872 1,224 1,166
Mauritius 343 558 690 684 504 493 691 840 1,402 1,120
Congo, Democratic Republic of 1,022 1,126 1,400 1,380 1,414 1,313 1,133 1,274 971 1,058
South Africa, Republic of 1,631 1,452 1,332 1,102 1,267 1,297 1,227 1,316 1,349 1,036
Jordan 981 1,038 1,034 1,324 1,207 969 929 812 1,113 1,025
Australia 957 1,040 1,021 1,042 949 1,097 1,097 1,199 1,132 979
Cuba 866 876 857 979 1,044 1,338 1,296 1,421 948 938
Peru 859 1,021 1,455 1,658 1,479 1,475 1,078 1,872 1,271 876
Eritrea 115 194 303 378 492 389 470 662 745 874
Hong Kong 1,541 1,472 1,547 1,783 1,489 1,131 1,324 924 790 820
Guyana 1,432 1,394 1,321 1,176 1,263 1,248 1,089 1,152 923 761
Dominican Republic 204 245 272 288 245 288 414 378 486 759
Kenya 855 987 887 896 823 544 567 558 590 750
Ireland, Republic of 205 260 284 244 314 352 493 503 744 662
El Salvador 469 441 437 428 421 923 1,107 825 761 658
Poland 1,117 1,079 1,329 1,206 1,191 1,158 1,183 981 726 657
Belgium 480 442 597 575 430 596 570 702 632 633
Netherlands 685 662 826 929 892 630 841 795 803 629
Qatar 327 464 327 362 311 382 515 485 861 615
Trinidad and Tobago 937 693 724 844 804 990 1,019 1,147 909 615
Italy 446 401 432 344 421 425 547 583 631 572
Libya 562 246 254 418 468 340 402 380 502 544
Honduras 147 113 132 160 160 160 177 166 375 542
Senegal 182 152 205 208 365 386 454 465 539 523
Burundi 326 352 512 565 405 475 390 464 486 518
Ghana 716 567 836 1,082 809 735 770 675 745 511
Portugal 319 283 323 291 406 399 653 610 609 506
Côte-d'Ivoire, Republic of 236 204 294 331 436 669 681 649 1,024 503
Sudan, Republic of 1,368 1,533 1,508 1,039 832 703 723 455 618 488
Malaysia 468 419 454 629 612 643 701 707 900 485
Albania 985 819 1,378 1,207 810 660 506 669 522 471
Singapore 939 716 482 629 433 1,228 1,383 739 1,692 458
Thailand 587 489 439 596 1,292 1,931 885 741 639 455
Switzerland 409 477 513 447 445 506 629 581 507 448
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 240 193 291 340 374 566 428 497 429 447
Ecuador 446 380 506 561 620 591 642 529 385 437
Rwanda 195 251 253 302 315 337 288 337 339 436
New Zealand 367 401 395 457 376 374 506 583 563 410
Zimbabwe 200 687 1,456 639 449 650 597 527 478 388
Indonesia 712 498 509 598 585 624 685 499 731 368
Kazakhstan 481 590 576 548 484 480 384 429 375 367
Bulgaria 1,474 1,424 1,945 1,685 1,401 1,132 976 757 545 356
Belarus 453 468 598 643 441 581 511 454 426 355
Myanmar (Burma) 130 228 140 183 185 446 647 961 453 311
Fiji 616 566 492 304 273 302 316 306 387 311
Argentina 844 1,783 1,648 1,169 894 624 542 492 445 298
Uganda 163 155 181 263 199 205 221 225 254 288
Oman 372 483 409 366 542 391 540 346 432 285
Hungary 562 492 685 542 531 429 387 315 367 281
Guatemala 248 178 217 192 215 259 255 273 267 276
Saint Lucia 83 94 113 188 189 269 289 260 256 262
Palestinian Authority (Gaza/West Bank) 246 212 223 319 409 328 270 166 300 261
Guinea, Republic of 265 244 504 394 341 369 292 246 251 252
Spain 140 96 157 167 152 165 223 253 277 248
Sweden 198 178 160 234 165 224 225 268 293 244
Benin, Republic of 62 67 82 76 104 182 172 280 234 233
Tanzania, United Republic of 294 391 308 271 299 182 230 134 202 229
Armenia 133 154 159 233 210 190 210 268 232 227
Bahrain 268 307 258 251 347 278 341 293 340 209
Cambodia 229 274 354 385 562 455 349 196 193 196
Kosovo, Republic of             6 109 227 188
Yemen, Republic of 209 102 141 195 109 158 225 201 181 188
Chile 437 343 375 392 452 546 359 388 359 183
Bosnia-Herzegovina 466 265 180 215 253 251 246 168 183 178
Costa Rica 115 120 173 206 320 305 282 240 201 173
Grenada 248 219 288 288 357 357 287 318 208 169
Greece 211 179 210 145 138 189 248 205 236 163
Togo 79 86 138 125 103 145 154 174 211 154
Kyrgyzstan 162 104 225 177 165 134 163 163 154 152
Uzbekistan 158 171 203 340 307 261 196 269 284 146
Azerbaijan 179 176 266 354 258 217 127 153 214 141
Georgia 119 117 106 118 116 132 107 121 118 138
Denmark 87 96 99 102 105 109 128 115 128 129
Czech Republic 237 198 230 205 159 140 104 161 177 128
Mali 67 67 76 86 137 142 136 128 131 128
Sierra Leone 289 253 251 136 87 63 66 54 149 127
Slovak Republic 614 501 588 356 236 206 117 115 128 125
Djibouti, Republic of 56 52 71 100 59 46 48 60 120 125
Macedonia 349 635 450 292 249 210 180 196 186 124
Croatia 347 172 121 110 84 87 100 82 75 123
Madagascar 53 45 66 76 89 95 83 147 149 120
Nicaragua 63 82 62 75 90 67 121 110 87 120
Burkina Faso 36 38 74 96 143 128 125 141 162 117
Barbados 132 79 89 124 100 140 144 133 127 110
Latvia 250 157 136 94 73 113 66 86 67 104
Paraguay 85 108 83 78 105 124 123 101 123 104
Niger, Republic of 20 28 35 55 57 60 69 57 52 97
Mongolia, People's Republic of 19 25 34 67 69 87 58 118 160 96
Finland 116 105 84 58 78 92 109 86 105 95
Austria 111 155 155 132 115 106 121 121 145 93
Korea, People's Democratic Republic of 22 40 19 13 17 11 17 9 34 91
Botswana, Republic of 50 45 74 55 39 56 61 26 74 90
Bolivia 59 63 98 137 149 111 164 222 163 82
Congo, People’s Republic of 75 70 104 93 110 48 53 45 50 79
Uruguay 103 108 149 294 202 175 161 108 111 77
Zambia 130 109 118 114 98 110 69 74 117 75
Norway 135 111 98 83 92 107 88 117 96 71
Gabon 49 82 49 105 87 105 93 70 62 65
Chad, Republic of 59 55 84 115 81 110 93 82 82 59
Bahamas, The 20 22 24 34 42 31 70 45 56 59
Panama, Republic of 53 50 46 66 72 72 59 80 82 56
Cyprus 27 59 40 30 34 19 33 26 55 54
Tajikistan, Republic of 25 19 16 171 59 38 17 51 48 53
Liberia 43 110 88 196 127 55 16 30 25 49
Malawi 15 14 36 32 35 52 51 38 39 45
Antigua and Barbuda 16 27 15 30 37 20 43 44 36 43
Lithuania 123 193 222 160 110 101 103 55 48 42
Brunei 14 19 18 11 8 47 74 50 155 42
Dominica 66 58 46 49 73 74 54 54 42 41
Belize 33 15 26 36 29 30 53 41 44 40
Angola 169 155 256 291 172 101 70 59 51 38
Mauritania 16 17 50 55 66 65 41 45 44 34
Bermuda 22 34 27 36 47 38 47 44 39 31
Macao 60 36 38 33 56 14 19 26 40 29
Luxembourg 28 9 12 13 10 20 19 14 16 28
Gambia 31 91 49 56 46 32 33 11 41 27
Serbia and Montenegro 0 0 33 450 684 782 371 189 91 25
Namibia 19 11 19 47 31 19 37 59 26 24
Martinique 20 16 12 18 21 10 15 13 11 24
Laos 53 24 37 38 74 58 37 43 61 23
Cayman Islands 7 19 20 9 24 31 33 27 28 23
Turkmenistan 25 26 14 138 47 40 22 19 26 19
Estonia 55 70 28 25 21 36 36 23 28 16
Surinam 19 15 22 12 10 25 10 13 12 16
Malta 42 39 48 32 38 10 29 24 17 14
Swaziland 11 0 10 18 13 6 9 13 5 14
Saint Kitts and Nevis 11 13 10 7 7 11 28 11 22 14
Central African Republic 10 9 9 37 9 21 10 11 14 12
Seychelles 10 17 20 32 12 11 21 11 14 12
Slovenia 17 14 17 21 8 23 19 26 9 10
Guadeloupe 14 5 13 24 10 9 22 5 15 6
Tibet 30 54 21 11 22 14 20 21 6 0
Country not stated 21 13 55 97 117 125 92 35 60 58
Other countries 1,795 1,149 908 496 395 347 609 1,483 2,044 2,326
Total 229,048 221,349 235,823 262,242 251,640 236,753 247,246 252,174 280,691 248,748

Canada – Permanent residents by top source countries, 2009-2011

Permanent residents by source country, data table above

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