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Temporary residents


Canada – Temporary residents by yearly status, 1987 to 2011

Number
Yearly status 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 Initial entry 65,405 74,618 70,035 70,171 61,144 55,889 52,091 54,317 56,373 57,319 60,993 65,621
 Re-entry 19,749 22,282 23,351 29,404 31,409 31,408 30,489 30,726 30,123 31,957 33,772 34,426
Total entries 85,154 96,900 93,386 99,575 92,553 87,297 82,580 85,043 86,496 89,276 94,765 100,047
Still present 46,598 53,617 64,384 77,575 91,728 84,444 74,119 58,787 55,300 54,099 52,927 54,980
Foreign workers 131,752 150,517 157,770 177,150 184,281 171,741 156,699 143,830 141,796 143,375 147,692 155,027
 Initial entry 24,568 30,081 31,338 31,755 30,962 29,120 27,783 28,044 32,983 40,685 43,261 41,839
 Re-entry 4,935 4,883 6,394 6,904 7,239 7,267 6,369 7,772 5,292 5,455 5,500 5,904
Total entries 29,503 34,964 37,732 38,659 38,201 36,387 34,152 35,816 38,275 46,140 48,761 47,743
Still present 40,538 42,272 45,034 50,456 57,073 61,952 64,794 61,814 62,021 65,350 72,740 77,067
Foreign students 70,041 77,236 82,766 89,115 95,274 98,339 98,946 97,630 100,296 111,490 121,501 124,810
 Total entries     19,664 35,537 31,139 36,401 20,653 21,495 25,133 24,757 23,393 24,147
 Still present     0 19,291 51,702 69,411 76,472 73,361 77,144 80,009 78,761 77,025
 Refugee
 claimants
    19,664 54,828 82,841 105,812 97,125 94,856 102,277 104,766 102,154 101,172
 Total entries     56,049 3,427 2,106 1,712 851 748 638 732 747 744
 Still present     51,541 102,355 97,243 8,406 6,540 5,341 4,930 4,346 4,288 3,994
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
    107,590 105,782 99,349 10,118 7,391 6,089 5,568 5,078 5,035 4,738
Total entries 22,577 14,308 75,713 38,964 33,245 38,113 21,504 22,243 25,771 25,489 24,140 24,891
Still present 38,704 41,049 51,541 121,646 148,945 77,817 83,012 78,702 82,074 84,355 83,049 81,019
Humanitarian population 61,281 55,357 127,254 160,610 182,190 115,930 104,516 100,945 107,845 109,844 107,189 105,910
 Initial entry 78,118 69,552 71,530 75,389 68,615 60,454 54,360 52,599 54,967 53,425 55,322 55,887
 Re-entry 9,110 7,768 7,111 8,435 9,025 8,907 8,737 8,535 8,799 8,760 8,927 9,432
Total entries 87,228 77,320 78,641 83,824 77,640 69,361 63,097 61,134 63,766 62,185 64,249 65,319
Still present 31,695 34,976 29,034 35,983 42,691 40,259 34,785 30,699 31,193 33,576 35,635 36,403
Other 118,923 112,296 107,675 119,807 120,331 109,620 97,882 91,833 94,959 95,761 99,884 101,722
 Initial entry 190,339 188,198 247,461 213,821 191,349 180,690 154,348 155,311 168,711 175,711 182,470 186,767
 Re-entry 34,123 35,294 38,011 47,201 50,290 50,468 46,985 48,925 45,597 47,379 49,445 51,233
Total entries 224,462 223,492 285,472 261,022 241,639 231,158 201,333 204,236 214,308 223,090 231,915 238,000
Still present 157,535 171,914 189,993 285,660 340,437 264,472 256,710 230,002 230,588 237,380 244,351 249,469
Total 381,997 395,406 475,465 546,682 582,076 495,630 458,043 434,238 444,896 460,470 476,266 487,469
Number
Yearly status 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Initial entry 71,725 78,523 78,740 72,360 66,205 73,655 81,402 93,808 114,279 133,697 118,163 115,507 119,703
 Re-entry 35,030 37,734 40,640 38,256 36,727 38,579 40,966 44,653 49,263 57,069 58,637 63,672 71,139
Total entries 106,755 116,257 119,380 110,616 102,932 112,234 122,368 138,461 163,542 190,766 176,800 179,179 190,842
Still present 58,234 61,462 67,373 71,194 76,868 86,427 101,683 116,916 136,362 170,970 226,688 252,759 256,005
Foreign workers 164,989 177,719 186,753 181,810 179,800 198,661 224,051 255,377 299,904 361,736 403,488 431,938 446,847
 Initial entry 51,879 62,493 73,164 68,304 60,881 56,124 57,558 61,838 64,132 69,855 74,943 84,384 86,760
 Re-entry 6,258 6,352 7,318 7,986 8,335 9,392 9,853 9,544 9,644 9,415 9,922 10,864 11,623
Total entries 58,137 68,845 80,482 76,290 69,216 65,516 67,411 71,382 73,776 79,270 84,865 95,248 98,383
Still present 78,867 89,684 105,431 127,612 139,993 150,300 153,902 156,144 159,578 162,846 168,067 182,610 203,459
Foreign students 137,004 158,529 185,913 203,902 209,209 215,816 221,313 227,526 233,354 242,116 252,932 277,858 301,842
 Total entries 29,872 37,069 44,338 33,311 31,784 25,449 19,670 22,856 28,398 36,779 33,077 23,074 25,311
 Still present 77,114 81,019 90,322 107,996 116,196 120,304 113,510 96,505 85,756 85,243 98,692 105,485 97,861
 Refugee
 claimants
106,986 118,088 134,660 141,307 147,980 145,753 133,180 119,361 114,154 122,022 131,769 128,559 123,172
 Total entries 8,114 773 867 1,387 829 685 752 937 1,188 1,164 1,080 1,785 885
 Still present 3,851 11,296 6,299 6,585 7,532 5,908 6,039 6,339 6,356 6,404 6,454 6,495 7,465
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
11,965 12,069 7,166 7,972 8,361 6,593 6,791 7,276 7,544 7,568 7,534 8,280 8,350
Total entries 37,986 37,842 45,205 34,698 32,613 26,134 20,422 23,793 29,586 37,943 34,157 24,859 26,196
Still present 80,965 92,315 96,621 114,581 123,728 126,212 119,549 102,844 92,112 91,647 105,146 111,980 105,326
Humanitarian population 118,951 130,157 141,826 149,279 156,341 152,346 139,971 126,637 121,698 129,590 139,303 136,839 131,522
 Initial entry 61,640 71,103 72,706 74,092 70,583 73,566 71,123 71,186 72,020 72,484 67,148 60,043 63,507
 Re-entry 10,108 10,853 11,824 13,631 14,574 15,441 15,593 15,922 16,920 16,941 17,181 20,466 19,277
Total entries 71,748 81,956 84,530 87,723 85,157 89,007 86,716 87,108 88,940 89,425 84,329 80,509 82,784
Still present 35,892 39,811 44,320 46,945 52,345 52,561 55,298 57,128 57,289 58,401 57,855 54,695 56,299
Other 107,640 121,767 128,850 134,668 137,502 141,568 142,014 144,236 146,229 147,826 142,184 135,204 139,083
 Initial entry 221,174 247,281 266,611 246,629 227,247 227,197 228,615 248,727 278,123 311,738 291,712 282,356 293,601
 Re-entry 53,452 57,619 62,986 62,698 62,671 65,694 68,302 72,017 77,721 85,666 88,439 97,439 104,604
Total entries 274,626 304,900 329,597 309,327 289,918 292,891 296,917 320,744 355,844 397,404 380,151 379,795 398,205
Still present 253,958 283,272 313,745 360,332 392,934 415,500 430,432 433,032 445,341 483,864 557,756 602,044 621,089
Total 528,584 588,172 643,342 669,659 682,852 708,391 727,349 753,776 801,185 881,268 937,907 981,839 1,019,294
Percentage distribution
Yearly status 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 Initial entry 17.1 18.9 14.7 12.8 10.5 11.3 11.4 12.5 12.7 12.4 12.8 13.5
 Re-entry 5.2 5.6 4.9 5.4 5.4 6.3 6.7 7.1 6.8 6.9 7.1 7.1
Total entries 22.3 24.5 19.6 18.2 15.9 17.6 18.0 19.6 19.4 19.4 19.9 20.5
Still present 12.2 13.6 13.5 14.2 15.8 17.0 16.2 13.5 12.4 11.7 11.1 11.3
Foreign workers 34.5 38.1 33.2 32.4 31.7 34.7 34.2 33.1 31.9 31.1 31.0 31.8
 Initial entry 6.4 7.6 6.6 5.8 5.3 5.9 6.1 6.5 7.4 8.8 9.1 8.6
 Re-entry 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.5 1.4 1.8 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Total entries 7.7 8.8 7.9 7.1 6.6 7.3 7.5 8.2 8.6 10.0 10.2 9.8
Still present 10.6 10.7 9.5 9.2 9.8 12.5 14.1 14.2 13.9 14.2 15.3 15.8
Foreign students 18.3 19.5 17.4 16.3 16.4 19.8 21.6 22.5 22.5 24.2 25.5 25.6
 Total entries 4.1 6.5 5.3 7.3 4.5 5.0 5.6 5.4 4.9 5.0
 Still present 0.0 3.5 8.9 14.0 16.7 16.9 17.3 17.4 16.5 15.8
 Refugee
 claimants
    4.1 10.0 14.2 21.3 21.2 21.8 23.0 22.8 21.4 20.8
 Total entries 11.8 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
 Still present 10.8 18.7 16.7 1.7 1.4 1.2 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.8
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
    22.6 19.3 17.1 2.0 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.0
Total entries 5.9 3.6 15.9 7.1 5.7 7.7 4.7 5.1 5.8 5.5 5.1 5.1
Still present 10.1 10.4 10.8 22.3 25.6 15.7 18.1 18.1 18.4 18.3 17.4 16.6
Humanitarian population 16.0 14.0 26.8 29.4 31.3 23.4 22.8 23.2 24.2 23.9 22.5 21.7
 Initial entry 20.4 17.6 15.0 13.8 11.8 12.2 11.9 12.1 12.4 11.6 11.6 11.5
 Re-entry 2.4 2.0 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.8 1.9 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9
Total entries 22.8 19.6 16.5 15.3 13.3 14.0 13.8 14.1 14.3 13.5 13.5 13.4
Still present 8.3 8.8 6.1 6.6 7.3 8.1 7.6 7.1 7.0 7.3 7.5 7.5
Other 31.1 28.4 22.6 21.9 20.7 22.1 21.4 21.1 21.3 20.8 21.0 20.9
 Initial entry 49.8 47.6 52.0 39.1 32.9 36.5 33.7 35.8 37.9 38.2 38.3 38.3
 Re-entry 8.9 8.9 8.0 8.6 8.6 10.2 10.3 11.3 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5
Total entries 58.8 56.5 60.0 47.7 41.5 46.6 44.0 47.0 48.2 48.4 48.7 48.8
Still present 41.2 43.5 40.0 52.3 58.5 53.4 56.0 53.0 51.8 51.6 51.3 51.2
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution
Yearly status 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Initial entry 13.6 13.4 12.2 10.8 9.7 10.4 11.2 12.4 14.3 15.2 12.6 11.8 11.7
 Re-entry 6.6 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.6 5.9 6.1 6.5 6.3 6.5 7.0
Total entries 20.2 19.8 18.6 16.5 15.1 15.8 16.8 18.4 20.4 21.6 18.9 18.2 18.7
Still present 11.0 10.4 10.5 10.6 11.3 12.2 14.0 15.5 17.0 19.4 24.2 25.7 25.1
Foreign workers 31.2 30.2 29.0 27.1 26.3 28.0 30.8 33.9 37.4 41.0 43.0 44.0 43.8
 Initial entry 9.8 10.6 11.4 10.2 8.9 7.9 7.9 8.2 8.0 7.9 8.0 8.6 8.5
 Re-entry 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
Total entries 11.0 11.7 12.5 11.4 10.1 9.2 9.3 9.5 9.2 9.0 9.0 9.7 9.7
Still present 14.9 15.2 16.4 19.1 20.5 21.2 21.2 20.7 19.9 18.5 17.9 18.6 20.0
Foreign students 25.9 27.0 28.9 30.4 30.6 30.5 30.4 30.2 29.1 27.5 27.0 28.3 29.6
 Total entries 5.7 6.3 6.9 5.0 4.7 3.6 2.7 3.0 3.5 4.2 3.5 2.4 2.5
 Still present 14.6 13.8 14.0 16.1 17.0 17.0 15.6 12.8 10.7 9.7 10.5 10.7 9.6
 Refugee
 claimants
20.2 20.1 20.9 21.1 21.7 20.6 18.3 15.8 14.2 13.8 14.0 13.1 12.1
 Total entries 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
 Still present 0.7 1.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
2.3 2.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8
Total entries 7.2 6.4 7.0 5.2 4.8 3.7 2.8 3.2 3.7 4.3 3.6 2.5 2.6
Still present 15.3 15.7 15.0 17.1 18.1 17.8 16.4 13.6 11.5 10.4 11.2 11.4 10.3
Humanitarian population 22.5 22.1 22.0 22.3 22.9 21.5 19.2 16.8 15.2 14.7 14.9 13.9 12.9
 Initial entry 11.7 12.1 11.3 11.1 10.3 10.4 9.8 9.4 9.0 8.2 7.2 6.1 6.2
 Re-entry 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 1.9 1.8 2.1 1.9
Total entries 13.6 13.9 13.1 13.1 12.5 12.6 11.9 11.6 11.1 10.1 9.0 8.2 8.1
Still present 6.8 6.8 6.9 7.0 7.7 7.4 7.6 7.6 7.2 6.6 6.2 5.6 5.5
Other 20.4 20.7 20.0 20.1 20.1 20.0 19.5 19.1 18.3 16.8 15.2 13.8 13.6
 Initial entry 41.8 42.0 41.4 36.8 33.3 32.1 31.4 33.0 34.7 35.4 31.1 28.8 28.8
 Re-entry 10.1 9.8 9.8 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.6 9.7 9.7 9.4 9.9 10.3
Total entries 52.0 51.8 51.2 46.2 42.5 41.3 40.8 42.6 44.4 45.1 40.5 38.7 39.1
Still present 48.0 48.2 48.8 53.8 57.5 58.7 59.2 57.4 55.6 54.9 59.5 61.3 60.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Canada – Male temporary residents by yearly status, 1987 to 2011

Number
Yearly status 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 Initial entry 46,837 53,089 46,289 42,716 38,484 37,189 35,995 38,050 39,146 39,748 42,588 46,737
 Re-entry 17,056 19,176 19,452 24,323 26,051 26,112 25,722 25,887 25,940 27,561 29,321 29,948
Total entries 63,893 72,265 65,741 67,039 64,535 63,301 61,717 63,937 65,086 67,309 71,909 76,685
Still present 25,296 28,295 33,995 38,334 42,400 37,486 33,714 29,288 29,680 30,001 30,232 32,095
Foreign workers 89,189 100,560 99,736 105,373 106,935 100,787 95,431 93,225 94,766 97,310 102,141 108,780
 Initial entry 12,964 15,778 16,427 16,433 15,707 14,796 13,859 13,957 16,296 20,281 21,226 20,525
 Re-entry 2,907 2,837 3,546 3,733 3,938 3,934 3,349 4,144 2,688 2,704 2,806 2,914
Total entries 15,871 18,615 19,973 20,166 19,645 18,730 17,208 18,101 18,984 22,985 24,032 23,439
Still present 24,330 24,457 25,324 27,789 31,182 33,603 35,158 33,318 33,256 34,683 38,180 40,325
Foreign students 40,201 43,072 45,297 47,955 50,827 52,333 52,366 51,419 52,240 57,668 62,212 63,764
 Total entries 12,832 23,258 19,272 22,051 12,798 13,077 15,166 14,945 14,362 14,785
 Still present 0 12,529 33,620 44,040 47,336 45,850 47,682 49,024 47,804 46,984
 Refugee
 claimants
    12,832 35,787 52,892 66,091 60,134 58,927 62,848 63,969 62,166 61,769
 Total entries 35,046 1,843 1,179 896 427 478 403 483 462 485
 Still present 35,908 67,279 63,299 5,249 3,841 3,195 3,043 2,717 2,765 2,516
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
    70,954 69,122 64,478 6,145 4,268 3,673 3,446 3,200 3,227 3,001
Total entries 16,268 9,612 47,878 25,101 20,451 22,947 13,225 13,555 15,569 15,428 14,824 15,270
Still present 26,588 29,093 35,908 79,808 96,919 49,289 51,177 49,045 50,725 51,741 50,569 49,500
Humanitarian population 42,856 38,705 83,786 104,909 117,370 72,236 64,402 62,600 66,294 67,169 65,393 64,770
 Initial entry 44,618 40,784 41,494 43,421 39,840 34,092 30,481 29,725 31,721 29,450 30,164 30,218
 Re-entry 4,944 4,577 4,145 5,036 5,267 5,080 4,859 4,605 4,886 4,624 4,775 4,950
Total entries 49,562 45,361 45,639 48,457 45,107 39,172 35,340 34,330 36,607 34,074 34,939 35,168
Still present 12,451 13,888 11,841 15,310 18,142 16,402 12,907 11,678 11,783 13,410 14,759 15,024
Other 62,013 59,249 57,480 63,767 63,249 55,574 48,247 46,008 48,390 47,484 49,698 50,192
 Initial entry 120,454 119,014 151,246 125,973 112,765 107,191 92,641 94,106 101,868 104,176 108,036 111,885
 Re-entry 25,140 26,839 27,985 34,790 36,973 36,959 34,849 35,817 34,378 35,620 37,668 38,677
Total entries 145,594 145,853 179,231 160,763 149,738 144,150 127,490 129,923 136,246 139,796 145,704 150,562
Still present 88,665 95,733 107,068 161,241 188,643 136,780 132,956 123,329 125,444 129,835 133,740 136,944
Males 234,259 241,586 286,299 322,004 338,381 280,930 260,446 253,252 261,690 269,631 279,444 287,506
Number
Yearly status 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Initial entry 51,200 55,781 54,388 47,634 41,149 44,379 49,671 57,155 69,073 80,368 69,216 68,258 70,582
 Re-entry 30,137 32,622 35,367 33,043 31,420 32,884 34,659 37,623 41,025 46,835 48,102 51,723 57,180
Total entries 81,337 88,403 89,755 80,677 72,569 77,263 84,330 94,778 110,098 127,203 117,318 119,981 127,762
Still present 34,292 35,671 39,609 41,118 41,115 44,282 50,934 58,181 68,296 86,197 118,167 130,762 130,929
Foreign workers 115,629 124,074 129,364 121,795 113,684 121,545 135,264 152,959 178,394 213,400 235,485 250,743 258,691
 Initial entry 26,364 31,464 37,343 34,988 31,749 29,324 30,430 32,442 34,161 38,034 41,877 47,576 48,074
 Re-entry 3,125 3,229 3,660 4,072 4,330 5,004 5,315 5,127 5,179 5,165 5,571 6,052 6,614
Total entries 29,489 34,693 41,003 39,060 36,079 34,328 35,745 37,569 39,340 43,199 47,448 53,628 54,688
Still present 41,194 47,328 55,624 67,906 75,319 81,643 84,063 85,622 87,395 89,527 93,214 102,919 115,676
Foreign students 70,683 82,021 96,627 106,966 111,398 115,971 119,808 123,191 126,735 132,726 140,662 156,547 170,364
 Total entries 18,420 22,218 25,961 19,362 18,425 14,388 10,981 12,603 15,609 20,447 18,562 12,934 13,816
 Still present 47,330 50,083 55,466 65,218 69,495 71,300 67,011 56,969 50,428 49,676 56,633 60,281 56,142
 Refugee
 claimants
65,750 72,301 81,427 84,580 87,920 85,688 77,992 69,572 66,037 70,123 75,195 73,215 69,958
 Total entries 4,183 472 473 745 445 353 376 510 685 671 630 774 538
 Still present 2,448 6,227 3,666 3,784 4,282 3,502 3,611 3,687 3,718 3,785 3,829 3,936 4,235
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
6,631 6,699 4,139 4,529 4,727 3,855 3,987 4,197 4,403 4,456 4,459 4,710 4,773
Total entries 22,603 22,690 26,434 20,107 18,870 14,741 11,357 13,113 16,294 21,118 19,192 13,708 14,354
Still present 49,778 56,310 59,132 69,002 73,777 74,802 70,622 60,656 54,146 53,461 60,462 64,217 60,377
Humanitarian population 72,381 79,000 85,566 89,109 92,647 89,543 81,979 73,769 70,440 74,579 79,654 77,925 74,731
 Initial entry 32,435 38,082 38,754 39,212 37,212 38,961 37,156 36,433 36,790 36,852 33,575 29,959 30,864
 Re-entry 5,215 5,573 6,214 7,288 7,837 8,125 8,116 8,228 8,646 8,545 8,589 9,775 9,251
Total entries 37,650 43,655 44,968 46,500 45,049 47,086 45,272 44,661 45,436 45,397 42,164 39,734 40,115
Still present 14,626 16,269 18,306 19,045 21,830 22,098 23,245 23,868 23,286 23,783 23,672 22,647 23,409
Other 52,276 59,924 63,274 65,545 66,879 69,184 68,517 68,529 68,722 69,180 65,836 62,381 63,524
 Initial entry 131,427 146,477 155,114 140,304 127,274 126,086 127,492 138,064 155,212 175,083 162,244 158,034 162,371
 Re-entry 39,652 42,964 47,046 46,040 45,293 47,332 49,212 52,057 55,956 61,834 63,878 69,017 74,548
Total entries 171,079 189,441 202,160 186,344 172,567 173,418 176,704 190,121 211,168 236,917 226,122 227,051 236,919
Still present 139,890 155,578 172,671 197,071 212,041 222,825 228,864 228,327 233,123 252,968 295,515 320,545 330,391
Males 310,969 345,019 374,831 383,415 384,608 396,243 405,568 418,448 444,291 489,885 521,637 547,596 567,310
Percentage distribution
Yearly status 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 Initial entry 20.0 22.0 16.2 13.3 11.4 13.2 13.8 15.0 15.0 14.7 15.2 16.3
 Re-entry 7.3 7.9 6.8 7.6 7.7 9.3 9.9 10.2 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.4
Total entries 27.3 29.9 23.0 20.8 19.1 22.5 23.7 25.2 24.9 25.0 25.7 26.7
Still present 10.8 11.7 11.9 11.9 12.5 13.3 12.9 11.6 11.3 11.1 10.8 11.2
Foreign workers 38.1 41.6 34.8 32.7 31.6 35.9 36.6 36.8 36.2 36.1 36.6 37.8
 Initial entry 5.5 6.5 5.7 5.1 4.6 5.3 5.3 5.5 6.2 7.5 7.6 7.1
 Re-entry 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Total entries 6.8 7.7 7.0 6.3 5.8 6.7 6.6 7.1 7.3 8.5 8.6 8.2
Still present 10.4 10.1 8.8 8.6 9.2 12.0 13.5 13.2 12.7 12.9 13.7 14.0
Foreign students 17.2 17.8 15.8 14.9 15.0 18.6 20.1 20.3 20.0 21.4 22.3 22.2
 Total entries 4.5 7.2 5.7 7.8 4.9 5.2 5.8 5.5 5.1 5.1
 Still present 0.0 3.9 9.9 15.7 18.2 18.1 18.2 18.2 17.1 16.3
 Refugee
 claimants
    4.5 11.1 15.6 23.5 23.1 23.3 24.0 23.7 22.2 21.5
 Total entries 12.2 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
 Still present 12.5 20.9 18.7 1.9 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.9
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
    24.8 21.5 19.1 2.2 1.6 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.0
Total entries 6.9 4.0 16.7 7.8 6.0 8.2 5.1 5.4 5.9 5.7 5.3 5.3
Still present 11.3 12.0 12.5 24.8 28.6 17.5 19.6 19.4 19.4 19.2 18.1 17.2
Humanitarian population 18.3 16.0 29.3 32.6 34.7 25.7 24.7 24.7 25.3 24.9 23.4 22.5
 Initial entry 19.0 16.9 14.5 13.5 11.8 12.1 11.7 11.7 12.1 10.9 10.8 10.5
 Re-entry 2.1 1.9 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.7
Total entries 21.2 18.8 15.9 15.0 13.3 13.9 13.6 13.6 14.0 12.6 12.5 12.2
Still present 5.3 5.7 4.1 4.8 5.4 5.8 5.0 4.6 4.5 5.0 5.3 5.2
Other 26.5 24.5 20.1 19.8 18.7 19.8 18.5 18.2 18.5 17.6 17.8 17.5
 Initial entry 51.4 49.3 52.8 39.1 33.3 38.2 35.6 37.2 38.9 38.6 38.7 38.9
 Re-entry 10.7 11.1 9.8 10.8 10.9 13.2 13.4 14.1 13.1 13.2 13.5 13.5
Total entries 62.2 60.4 62.6 49.9 44.3 51.3 49.0 51.3 52.1 51.8 52.1 52.4
Still present 37.8 39.6 37.4 50.1 55.7 48.7 51.0 48.7 47.9 48.2 47.9 47.6
Males 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution
Yearly status 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Initial entry 16.5 16.2 14.5 12.4 10.7 11.2 12.2 13.7 15.5 16.4 13.3 12.5 12.4
 Re-entry 9.7 9.5 9.4 8.6 8.2 8.3 8.5 9.0 9.2 9.6 9.2 9.4 10.1
Total entries 26.2 25.6 23.9 21.0 18.9 19.5 20.8 22.6 24.8 26.0 22.5 21.9 22.5
Still present 11.0 10.3 10.6 10.7 10.7 11.2 12.6 13.9 15.4 17.6 22.7 23.9 23.1
Foreign workers 37.2 36.0 34.5 31.8 29.6 30.7 33.4 36.6 40.2 43.6 45.1 45.8 45.6
 Initial entry 8.5 9.1 10.0 9.1 8.3 7.4 7.5 7.8 7.7 7.8 8.0 8.7 8.5
 Re-entry 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2
Total entries 9.5 10.1 10.9 10.2 9.4 8.7 8.8 9.0 8.9 8.8 9.1 9.8 9.6
Still present 13.2 13.7 14.8 17.7 19.6 20.6 20.7 20.5 19.7 18.3 17.9 18.8 20.4
Foreign students 22.7 23.8 25.8 27.9 29.0 29.3 29.5 29.4 28.5 27.1 27.0 28.6 30.0
 Total entries 5.9 6.4 6.9 5.0 4.8 3.6 2.7 3.0 3.5 4.2 3.6 2.4 2.4
 Still present 15.2 14.5 14.8 17.0 18.1 18.0 16.5 13.6 11.4 10.1 10.9 11.0 9.9
 Refugee
 claimants
21.1 21.0 21.7 22.1 22.9 21.6 19.2 16.6 14.9 14.3 14.4 13.4 12.3
 Total entries 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
 Still present 0.8 1.8 1.0 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
2.1 1.9 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8
Total entries 7.3 6.6 7.1 5.2 4.9 3.7 2.8 3.1 3.7 4.3 3.7 2.5 2.5
Still present 16.0 16.3 15.8 18.0 19.2 18.9 17.4 14.5 12.2 10.9 11.6 11.7 10.6
Humanitarian population 23.3 22.9 22.8 23.2 24.1 22.6 20.2 17.6 15.9 15.2 15.3 14.2 13.2
 Initial entry 10.4 11.0 10.3 10.2 9.7 9.8 9.2 8.7 8.3 7.5 6.4 5.5 5.4
 Re-entry 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.6
Total entries 12.1 12.7 12.0 12.1 11.7 11.9 11.2 10.7 10.2 9.3 8.1 7.3 7.1
Still present 4.7 4.7 4.9 5.0 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.1 4.1
Other 16.8 17.4 16.9 17.1 17.4 17.5 16.9 16.4 15.5 14.1 12.6 11.4 11.2
 Initial entry 42.3 42.5 41.4 36.6 33.1 31.8 31.4 33.0 34.9 35.7 31.1 28.9 28.6
 Re-entry 12.8 12.5 12.6 12.0 11.8 11.9 12.1 12.4 12.6 12.6 12.2 12.6 13.1
Total entries 55.0 54.9 53.9 48.6 44.9 43.8 43.6 45.4 47.5 48.4 43.3 41.5 41.8
Still present 45.0 45.1 46.1 51.4 55.1 56.2 56.4 54.6 52.5 51.6 56.7 58.5 58.2
Males 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Canada – Female temporary residents by yearly status, 1987 to 2011

Number
Yearly status 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 Initial entry 18,556 21,502 23,738 27,448 22,650 18,693 16,068 16,262 17,219 17,565 18,397 18,859
 Re-entry 2,693 3,104 3,878 5,061 5,335 5,267 4,733 4,802 4,144 4,356 4,414 4,433
Total entries 21,249 24,606 27,616 32,509 27,985 23,960 20,801 21,064 21,363 21,921 22,811 23,292
Still present 21,296 25,315 30,383 39,235 49,325 46,956 40,402 29,496 25,618 24,097 22,694 22,883
Foreign workers 42,545 49,921 57,999 71,744 77,310 70,916 61,203 50,560 46,981 46,018 45,505 46,175
 Initial entry 11,599 14,301 14,909 15,320 15,254 14,322 13,922 14,087 16,685 20,401 22,029 21,298
 Re-entry 2,028 2,046 2,847 3,170 3,301 3,332 3,020 3,628 2,604 2,751 2,693 2,986
Total entries 13,627 16,347 17,756 18,490 18,555 17,654 16,942 17,715 19,289 23,152 24,722 24,284
Still present 16,202 17,807 19,703 22,663 25,886 28,348 29,633 28,493 28,762 30,664 34,556 36,736
Foreign students 29,829 34,154 37,459 41,153 44,441 46,002 46,575 46,208 48,051 53,816 59,278 61,020
 Total entries 6,792 12,272 11,863 14,346 7,849 8,418 9,967 9,811 9,031 9,362
 Still present 0 6,722 18,035 25,358 29,125 27,501 29,457 30,982 30,955 30,040
 Refugee
 claimants
    6,792 18,994 29,898 39,704 36,974 35,919 39,424 40,793 39,986 39,402
 Total entries 20,992 1,584 927 816 424 270 235 249 285 259
 Still present 15,625 35,060 33,929 3,157 2,699 2,146 1,887 1,629 1,523 1,478
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
    36,617 36,644 34,856 3,973 3,123 2,416 2,122 1,878 1,808 1,737
Total entries 6,305 4,694 27,784 13,856 12,790 15,162 8,273 8,688 10,202 10,060 9,316 9,621
Still present 12,109 11,949 15,625 41,782 51,964 28,515 31,824 29,647 31,344 32,611 32,478 31,518
Humanitarian population 18,414 16,643 43,409 55,638 64,754 43,677 40,097 38,335 41,546 42,671 41,794 41,139
 Initial entry 33,485 28,749 30,025 31,955 28,771 26,356 23,877 22,872 23,237 23,972 25,156 25,655
 Re-entry 4,166 3,189 2,964 3,398 3,757 3,826 3,878 3,929 3,912 4,135 4,152 4,480
Total entries 37,651 31,938 32,989 35,353 32,528 30,182 27,755 26,801 27,149 28,107 29,308 30,135
Still present 19,241 21,083 17,183 20,662 24,534 23,853 21,877 19,020 19,407 20,162 20,876 21,379
Other 56,892 53,021 50,172 56,015 57,062 54,035 49,632 45,821 46,556 48,269 50,184 51,514
 Initial entry 69,849 69,134 96,144 87,820 78,565 73,480 61,670 61,198 66,824 71,522 74,418 74,827
 Re-entry 8,983 8,451 10,001 12,388 13,293 13,478 12,101 13,070 11,179 11,718 11,739 12,505
Total entries 78,832 77,585 106,145 100,208 91,858 86,958 73,771 74,268 78,003 83,240 86,157 87,332
Still present 68,848 76,154 82,894 124,342 151,709 127,672 123,736 106,656 105,131 107,534 110,604 112,516
Females 147,680 153,739 189,039 224,550 243,567 214,630 197,507 180,924 183,134 190,774 196,761 199,848
Number
Yearly status 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Initial entry 20,508 22,714 24,338 24,723 25,055 29,275 31,728 36,650 45,203 53,326 48,943 47,246 49,119
 Re-entry 4,877 5,103 5,267 5,207 5,303 5,691 6,303 7,028 8,235 10,229 10,534 11,949 13,959
Total entries 25,385 27,817 29,605 29,930 30,358 34,966 38,031 43,678 53,438 63,555 59,477 59,195 63,078
Still present 23,939 25,786 27,757 30,071 35,752 42,144 50,749 58,733 68,066 84,770 108,515 121,989 125,066
Foreign workers 49,324 53,603 57,362 60,001 66,110 77,110 88,780 102,411 121,504 148,325 167,992 181,184 188,144
 Initial entry 25,500 30,997 35,813 33,312 29,129 26,797 27,124 29,390 29,967 31,821 33,064 36,807 38,685
 Re-entry 3,132 3,120 3,654 3,913 4,005 4,387 4,537 4,416 4,464 4,248 4,351 4,812 5,009
Total entries 28,632 34,117 39,467 37,225 33,134 31,184 31,661 33,806 34,431 36,069 37,415 41,619 43,694
Still present 37,652 42,337 49,778 59,688 64,664 68,647 69,830 70,514 72,171 73,307 74,843 79,684 87,781
Foreign students 66,284 76,454 89,245 96,913 97,798 99,831 101,491 104,320 106,602 109,376 112,258 121,303 131,475
 Total entries 11,450 14,849 18,376 13,948 13,359 11,061 8,689 10,253 12,789 16,332 14,515 10,139 11,495
 Still present 29,784 30,935 34,853 42,775 46,698 49,002 46,498 39,536 35,328 35,567 42,059 45,204 41,718
 Refugee
 claimants
41,234 45,784 53,229 56,723 60,057 60,063 55,187 49,789 48,117 51,899 56,574 55,343 53,213
 Total entries 3,931 301 394 642 384 332 376 427 503 493 450 1,011 347
 Still present 1,403 5,069 2,633 2,801 3,250 2,406 2,428 2,652 2,638 2,619 2,625 2,559 3,230
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
5,334 5,370 3,027 3,443 3,634 2,738 2,804 3,079 3,141 3,112 3,075 3,570 3,577
Total entries 15,381 15,150 18,770 14,590 13,743 11,393 9,065 10,680 13,292 16,825 14,965 11,150 11,842
Still present 31,187 36,004 37,486 45,576 49,948 51,408 48,926 42,188 37,966 38,186 44,684 47,763 44,948
Humanitarian population 46,568 51,154 56,256 60,166 63,691 62,801 57,991 52,868 51,258 55,011 59,649 58,913 56,790
 Initial entry 29,200 33,017 33,951 34,879 33,370 34,599 33,966 34,748 35,226 35,625 33,568 30,077 32,637
 Re-entry 4,892 5,279 5,610 6,342 6,736 7,315 7,476 7,694 8,273 8,394 8,591 10,691 10,025
Total entries 34,092 38,296 39,561 41,221 40,106 41,914 41,442 42,442 43,499 44,019 42,159 40,768 42,662
Still present 21,266 23,538 26,013 27,899 30,514 30,463 32,053 33,258 34,001 34,615 34,180 32,044 32,882
Other 55,358 61,834 65,574 69,120 70,620 72,377 73,495 75,700 77,500 78,634 76,339 72,812 75,544
 Initial entry 89,709 100,738 111,473 106,316 99,968 101,101 101,115 110,649 122,900 136,645 129,457 124,310 131,221
 Re-entry 13,781 14,642 15,930 16,650 17,373 18,356 19,084 19,957 21,760 23,823 24,559 28,422 30,055
Total entries 103,490 115,380 127,403 122,966 117,341 119,457 120,199 130,606 144,660 160,468 154,016 152,732 161,276
Still present 114,044 127,665 141,034 163,234 180,878 192,662 201,558 204,693 212,204 230,878 262,222 281,480 290,677
Females 217,534 243,045 268,437 286,200 298,219 312,119 321,757 335,299 356,864 391,346 416,238 434,212 451,953
Percentage distribution
Yearly status 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 Initial entry 12.6 14.0 12.6 12.2 9.3 8.7 8.1 9.0 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.4
 Re-entry 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.4 2.7 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2
Total entries 14.4 16.0 14.6 14.5 11.5 11.2 10.5 11.6 11.7 11.5 11.6 11.7
Still present 14.4 16.5 16.1 17.5 20.3 21.9 20.5 16.3 14.0 12.6 11.5 11.5
Foreign workers 28.8 32.5 30.7 32.0 31.7 33.0 31.0 27.9 25.7 24.1 23.1 23.1
 Initial entry 7.9 9.3 7.9 6.8 6.3 6.7 7.0 7.8 9.1 10.7 11.2 10.7
 Re-entry 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.6 1.5 2.0 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5
Total entries 9.2 10.6 9.4 8.2 7.6 8.2 8.6 9.8 10.5 12.1 12.6 12.2
Still present 11.0 11.6 10.4 10.1 10.6 13.2 15.0 15.7 15.7 16.1 17.6 18.4
Foreign students 20.2 22.2 19.8 18.3 18.2 21.4 23.6 25.5 26.2 28.2 30.1 30.5
 Total entries 3.6 5.5 4.9 6.7 4.0 4.7 5.4 5.1 4.6 4.7
 Still present 0.0 3.0 7.4 11.8 14.7 15.2 16.1 16.2 15.7 15.0
 Refugee
 claimants
    3.6 8.5 12.3 18.5 18.7 19.9 21.5 21.4 20.3 19.7
 Total entries 11.1 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
 Still present 8.3 15.6 13.9 1.5 1.4 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
    19.4 16.3 14.3 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9
Total entries 4.3 3.1 14.7 6.2 5.3 7.1 4.2 4.8 5.6 5.3 4.7 4.8
Still present 8.2 7.8 8.3 18.6 21.3 13.3 16.1 16.4 17.1 17.1 16.5 15.8
Humanitarian population 12.5 10.8 23.0 24.8 26.6 20.3 20.3 21.2 22.7 22.4 21.2 20.6
 Initial entry 22.7 18.7 15.9 14.2 11.8 12.3 12.1 12.6 12.7 12.6 12.8 12.8
 Re-entry 2.8 2.1 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2
Total entries 25.5 20.8 17.5 15.7 13.4 14.1 14.1 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.9 15.1
Still present 13.0 13.7 9.1 9.2 10.1 11.1 11.1 10.5 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.7
Other 38.5 34.5 26.5 24.9 23.4 25.2 25.1 25.3 25.4 25.3 25.5 25.8
 Initial entry 47.3 45.0 50.9 39.1 32.3 34.2 31.2 33.8 36.5 37.5 37.8 37.4
 Re-entry 6.1 5.5 5.3 5.5 5.5 6.3 6.1 7.2 6.1 6.1 6.0 6.3
Total entries 53.4 50.5 56.1 44.6 37.7 40.5 37.4 41.0 42.6 43.6 43.8 43.7
Still present 46.6 49.5 43.9 55.4 62.3 59.5 62.6 59.0 57.4 56.4 56.2 56.3
Females 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution
Yearly status 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Initial entry 9.4 9.3 9.1 8.6 8.4 9.4 9.9 10.9 12.7 13.6 11.8 10.9 10.9
 Re-entry 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.6 2.5 2.8 3.1
Total entries 11.7 11.4 11.0 10.5 10.2 11.2 11.8 13.0 15.0 16.2 14.3 13.6 14.0
Still present 11.0 10.6 10.3 10.5 12.0 13.5 15.8 17.5 19.1 21.7 26.1 28.1 27.7
Foreign workers 22.7 22.1 21.4 21.0 22.2 24.7 27.6 30.5 34.0 37.9 40.4 41.7 41.6
 Initial entry 11.7 12.8 13.3 11.6 9.8 8.6 8.4 8.8 8.4 8.1 7.9 8.5 8.6
 Re-entry 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.1
Total entries 13.2 14.0 14.7 13.0 11.1 10.0 9.8 10.1 9.6 9.2 9.0 9.6 9.7
Still present 17.3 17.4 18.5 20.9 21.7 22.0 21.7 21.0 20.2 18.7 18.0 18.4 19.4
Foreign students 30.5 31.5 33.2 33.9 32.8 32.0 31.5 31.1 29.9 27.9 27.0 27.9 29.1
 Total entries 5.3 6.1 6.8 4.9 4.5 3.5 2.7 3.1 3.6 4.2 3.5 2.3 2.5
 Still present 13.7 12.7 13.0 14.9 15.7 15.7 14.5 11.8 9.9 9.1 10.1 10.4 9.2
 Refugee
 claimants
19.0 18.8 19.8 19.8 20.1 19.2 17.2 14.8 13.5 13.3 13.6 12.7 11.8
 Total entries 1.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
 Still present 0.6 2.1 1.0 1.0 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7
 Other
 humanitarian
 cases
2.5 2.2 1.1 1.2 1.2 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.8
Total entries 7.1 6.2 7.0 5.1 4.6 3.7 2.8 3.2 3.7 4.3 3.6 2.6 2.6
Still present 14.3 14.8 14.0 15.9 16.7 16.5 15.2 12.6 10.6 9.8 10.7 11.0 9.9
Humanitarian population 21.4 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.4 20.1 18.0 15.8 14.4 14.1 14.3 13.6 12.6
 Initial entry 13.4 13.6 12.6 12.2 11.2 11.1 10.6 10.4 9.9 9.1 8.1 6.9 7.2
 Re-entry 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.5 2.2
Total entries 15.7 15.8 14.7 14.4 13.4 13.4 12.9 12.7 12.2 11.2 10.1 9.4 9.4
Still present 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.7 10.2 9.8 10.0 9.9 9.5 8.8 8.2 7.4 7.3
Other 25.4 25.4 24.4 24.2 23.7 23.2 22.8 22.6 21.7 20.1 18.3 16.8 16.7
 Initial entry 41.2 41.4 41.5 37.1 33.5 32.4 31.4 33.0 34.4 34.9 31.1 28.6 29.0
 Re-entry 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.9 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.1 5.9 6.5 6.7
Total entries 47.6 47.5 47.5 43.0 39.3 38.3 37.4 39.0 40.5 41.0 37.0 35.2 35.7
Still present 52.4 52.5 52.5 57.0 60.7 61.7 62.6 61.0 59.5 59.0 63.0 64.8 64.3
Females 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Canada – Total entries of temporary residents by yearly status, 1987 to 2011

Total entries of temporary residents by yearly status, 1987 to 2011, as described above.

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