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

Temporary residents


Canada – Total entries of foreign workers by source country

Number
Source country 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
United States 36,195 30,206 30,027 30,841 31,909 31,436 32,095 30,797 35,121 34,350
Mexico 11,510 11,278 11,647 12,941 14,661 17,688 20,955 18,406 17,966 18,655
France 5,300 5,335 7,124 8,747 10,061 10,939 12,433 15,315 17,071 15,777
United Kingdom 7,636 7,104 8,784 8,987 9,263 9,840 10,992 10,350 9,454 10,552
Australia 6,010 6,384 7,738 7,828 8,499 8,939 12,438 10,191 10,532 9,019
Philippines 4,608 4,960 5,827 6,177 8,671 15,570 18,493 13,774 8,475 7,654
Jamaica 5,644 5,984 6,016 6,227 6,532 6,737 7,304 7,027 7,546 7,453
India 2,228 2,314 2,850 3,563 4,202 6,135 7,468 6,385 7,817 6,859
Germany 2,697 2,171 2,753 3,149 4,711 5,699 6,527 6,498 6,839 6,696
Japan 6,504 6,438 6,489 6,837 6,679 6,374 7,620 6,363 5,372 6,243
Korea, Republic of 780 897 1,089 1,581 2,085 2,919 4,892 4,684 5,481 6,019
Ireland, Republic of 1,059 1,102 1,513 1,480 1,970 2,389 2,610 2,966 3,701 5,293
Guatemala 12 241 355 718 1,281 2,266 3,302 3,861 4,327 4,417
China, People's Republic of 1,308 1,118 1,281 1,399 1,685 2,643 2,304 2,243 2,321 2,582
Brazil 402 465 562 666 890 1,170 1,711 1,413 1,594 2,162
Taiwan 168 131 195 365 599 914 1,709 1,694 1,970 2,117
New Zealand 1,054 1,229 1,512 1,793 1,859 2,199 2,648 2,789 2,108 1,718
Italy 796 368 476 586 750 1,022 1,168 1,230 1,183 1,332
Hong Kong 102 116 126 121 147 169 168 166 195 1,297
Netherlands 790 763 767 806 958 1,036 1,196 1,120 1,207 1,197
Poland 386 330 353 397 480 913 962 857 766 1,160
Spain 288 229 222 243 338 358 440 658 796 1,135
Czech Republic 235 218 195 232 211 236 613 854 849 1,074
Trinidad and Tobago 1,732 1,683 1,715 1,663 1,573 1,400 1,332 1,197 1,179 1,019
Israel 583 557 756 752 771 902 1,215 988 931 922
South Africa, Republic of 712 642 644 868 906 1,039 1,250 1,081 948 917
Chile 85 102 161 203 207 342 560 687 980 807
Thailand 196 197 226 325 1,006 839 639 747 681 786
Ukraine 186 201 227 250 362 907 1,104 789 775 757
Belgium 376 335 266 306 353 486 617 744 743 692
Switzerland 538 477 557 598 721 736 795 734 728 631
Romania 380 347 208 215 365 463 706 361 333 564
Russia 540 369 374 450 631 723 809 571 475 548
Sweden 473 439 411 546 535 655 786 891 891 541
Portugal 101 89 100 128 301 794 672 388 400 490
United Arab Emirates 93 70 92 151 239 807 977 797 373 472
Austria 325 220 265 283 356 415 407 307 355 355
Iran 332 287 384 333 143 164 156 239 286 341
Saudi Arabia 198 266 317 423 509 787 1,611 1,204 424 326
Slovak Republic 196 159 123 168 181 157 194 223 177 303
Argentina 325 320 213 224 225 244 346 238 233 303
Denmark 269 190 195 302 425 379 537 447 443 299
Latvia 19 19 16 32 35 36 44 352 492 298
Barbados 645 548 582 534 497 472 387 288 286 293
Hungary 141 124 95 119 157 143 196 197 240 288
Singapore 38 151 238 299 439 683 388 257 243 285
Norway 550 170 206 218 196 390 293 265 310 269
Croatia 88 64 66 42 48 175 95 118 98 267
Nicaragua 31 32 35 50 76 115 173 228 228 265
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 215 208 205 247 285 265 283 231 241 243
Finland 214 147 149 252 188 283 213 181 246 211
Malaysia 73 202 129 120 106 135 194 170 146 207
Colombia 141 121 114 136 225 444 718 254 223 181
Saint Lucia 99 132 135 176 192 267 291 222 172 179
Turkey 93 82 135 149 132 159 254 166 182 176
Indonesia 96 100 90 89 132 103 168 167 184 170
Pakistan 89 140 122 129 100 160 231 171 167 168
Nigeria 46 58 65 59 66 98 122 129 157 166
Lithuania 28 28 8 7 21 12 23 30 34 162
Venezuela 113 133 151 170 325 379 375 158 154 157
Tunisia 149 88 77 74 66 113 173 151 152 156
Egypt 70 89 154 149 184 243 247 184 180 153
Estonia 15 10 6 39 8 12 11 11 26 144
Greece 177 134 87 114 81 141 133 98 116 143
Lebanon 121 118 125 113 136 352 273 180 132 143
Serbia, Republic of  -- 0 20 120 112 114 129
Morocco 83 68 48 70 54 231 137 143 82 123
Bangladesh 22 32 36 43 39 82 97 101 102 122
Vietnam, Socialist Republic of 62 49 60 60 87 91 243 122 83 120
Peru 84 87 116 142 137 218 269 168 173 116
Kuwait 43 31 28 56 57 84 156 192 87 104
Sri Lanka 57 57 95 79 249 343 352 117 70 98
Costa Rica 51 35 26 50 101 108 141 84 74 97
Bulgaria 59 67 42 29 45 62 51 44 61 95
Dominica 102 111 130 176 102 102 106 96 111 87
Dominican Republic 40 78 29 87 65 60 91 69 111 85
Cyprus 10 14 12 28 56 142 178 165 151 82
Grenada 83 70 77 86 78 91 84 86 51 79
Slovenia 15 16 8 17 13 25 33 31 39 78
Uruguay 38 63 66 49 72 56 66 40 51 77
Kenya 45 58 34 83 86 74 104 114 83 72
Cuba 170 93 91 121 102 124 91 80 69 71
Ghana 25 21 37 41 40 65 130 89 68 70
Moldova 9 6 8 11 30 40 69 157 121 66
Ecuador 28 22 47 38 39 97 185 122 77 66
Reunion 12 6 22 8 10 71 24 32 5 59
Algeria 13 25 24 23 30 35 59 43 43 57
Iceland 50 29 51 35 33 34 38 52 62 49
Oman 21 29 33 25 31 20 31 37 18 44
Qatar 5 7 7 11 19 26 40 49 30 41
Bahamas, The 6 7 7 -- 9 10 24 25 21 41
Mali 33 28 27 12 13 29 19 26 22 39
Jordan 21 16 21 40 46 41 73 74 53 39
Fiji 6 5 9 15 29 267 293 147 75 35
Mauritius 7 17 10 12 13 13 175 197 37 34
Syria 27 36 24 39 29 25 35 43 38 32
Nepal 15 18 25 23 38 47 85 67 35 31
Libya 25 34 34 31 50 70 45 59 57 30
Haiti 104 62 95 101 75 74 43 36 32 30
El Salvador 91 57 104 358 240 158 104 114 45 29
Guyana 66 45 63 48 29 58 69 37 43 29
Bosnia-Herzegovina 5 11 22 22 28 75 65 47 32 28
Belarus 22 22 18 12 34 52 53 51 27 26
Bahrain 9 14 7 15 28 30 29 25 9 25
Bermuda 7 5 6 8 11 6 17 10 13 24
Saint Kitts and Nevis 28 20 19 33 27 33 31 25 23 24
Ethiopia 20 15 17 12 16 25 35 30 30 22
Macedonia 8 8 7 7 6 19 35 19 13 21
Mozambique 0 11 19 19 14 21 11 20 23 20
Armenia 34 16 10 23 12 14 5 7 26 19
Zimbabwe 35 14 18 18 23 29 26 20 15 19
Tanzania, United Republic of 10 26 31 54 39 6 21 52 18 17
Bolivia 11 11 14 17 26 41 49 46 36 16
Kosovo, Republic of             10 45 18 14
Côte-d'Ivoire, Republic of 10 7 7 10 13 11 20 19 21 14
Senegal 13 9 21 32 15 10 12 19 20 14
Burkina Faso 27 25 23 19 8 7 7 7 11 14
Luxembourg 5 6 6 14 6 10 10 13 13 11
Uganda 10 13 15 12 28 21 27 17 12 11
Paraguay 8 11 18 9 9 22 19 29 19 9
Botswana, Republic of 9 7 21 17 20 12 11 8 7 8
Country not stated 1,907 1,717 1,906 2,435 3,549 4,215 5,392 6,014 7,498 16,622
Other countries 307 336 358 338 458 780 975 625 446 850
Total 110,616 102,932 112,234 122,368 138,461 163,542 190,766 176,800 179,179 190,842

Canada – Total entries of foreign workers by top source countries, 2009-2011

Total entries of foreign workers by top source countries, 2009-2011, data table above.

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