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

Temporary residents


Canada – Total entries of foreign workers by gender and occupational skill level

Number
Occupational skill level 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Level 0 – Managerial 3,682 3,668 4,087 4,299 4,692 5,207 5,869 5,743 6,674 7,487
Level A – Professional 30,273 23,280 22,921 24,328 26,383 25,650 24,786 23,732 26,150 23,466
Level B – Skilled and technical 15,489 13,110 13,640 15,533 17,828 22,461 25,404 21,030 19,363 21,699
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 21,449 21,324 22,001 23,796 25,245 29,045 32,530 29,864 30,264 31,106
Level D – Elemental and labourers 756 1,059 1,172 1,858 3,508 7,773 11,797 8,415 6,094 6,604
Level not stated 9,028 10,128 13,442 14,516 17,122 19,962 26,817 28,534 31,436 37,400
Males 80,677 72,569 77,263 84,330 94,778 110,098 127,203 117,318 119,981 127,762
Level 0 – Managerial 787 816 940 967 1,014 1,144 1,324 1,292 1,571 1,559
Level A – Professional 8,581 7,081 7,071 7,458 7,937 7,915 8,391 8,018 7,919 7,647
Level B – Skilled and technical 3,237 3,267 3,120 3,332 3,371 3,782 4,472 4,026 4,086 4,462
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 6,295 6,430 7,946 8,617 10,743 14,617 15,138 11,649 10,288 8,610
Level D – Elemental and labourers 325 283 315 460 921 2,499 4,985 3,512 1,973 2,363
Level not stated 10,705 12,481 15,574 17,197 19,692 23,481 29,245 30,980 33,358 38,437
Females 29,930 30,358 34,966 38,031 43,678 53,438 63,555 59,477 59,195 63,078
Level 0 – Managerial 4,469 4,484 5,027 5,266 5,706 6,351 7,193 7,035 8,245 9,046
Level A – Professional 38,854 30,361 29,992 31,786 34,320 33,565 33,177 31,750 34,069 31,113
Level B – Skilled and technical 18,726 16,377 16,760 18,865 21,199 26,243 29,876 25,056 23,449 26,161
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 27,744 27,754 29,947 32,413 35,988 43,662 47,668 41,513 40,552 39,716
Level D – Elemental and labourers 1,081 1,342 1,487 2,318 4,429 10,272 16,782 11,927 8,067 8,967
Level not stated 19,733 22,609 29,016 31,713 36,814 43,443 56,062 59,514 64,794 75,837
Gender not stated 9 5 5 7 5 6 8 5 3 2
Total 110,616 102,932 112,234 122,368 138,461 163,542 190,766 176,800 179,179 190,842
Percentage distribution
Occupational skill level 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Level 0 – Managerial 4.6 5.1 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.9 5.6 5.9
Level A – Professional 37.5 32.1 29.7 28.8 27.8 23.3 19.5 20.2 21.8 18.4
Level B – Skilled and technical 19.2 18.1 17.7 18.4 18.8 20.4 20.0 17.9 16.1 17.0
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 26.6 29.4 28.5 28.2 26.6 26.4 25.6 25.5 25.2 24.3
Level D – Elemental and labourers 0.9 1.5 1.5 2.2 3.7 7.1 9.3 7.2 5.1 5.2
Level not stated 11.2 14.0 17.4 17.2 18.1 18.1 21.1 24.3 26.2 29.3
Males 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Level 0 – Managerial 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.7 2.5
Level A – Professional 28.7 23.3 20.2 19.6 18.2 14.8 13.2 13.5 13.4 12.1
Level B – Skilled and technical 10.8 10.8 8.9 8.8 7.7 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.9 7.1
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 21.0 21.2 22.7 22.7 24.6 27.4 23.8 19.6 17.4 13.6
Level D – Elemental and labourers 1.1 0.9 0.9 1.2 2.1 4.7 7.8 5.9 3.3 3.7
Level not stated 35.8 41.1 44.5 45.2 45.1 43.9 46.0 52.1 56.4 60.9
Females 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Level 0 – Managerial 4.0 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 4.0 4.6 4.7
Level A – Professional 35.1 29.5 26.7 26.0 24.8 20.5 17.4 18.0 19.0 16.3
Level B – Skilled and technical 16.9 15.9 14.9 15.4 15.3 16.0 15.7 14.2 13.1 13.7
Level C – Intermediate and clerical 25.1 27.0 26.7 26.5 26.0 26.7 25.0 23.5 22.6 20.8
Level D – Elemental and labourers 1.0 1.3 1.3 1.9 3.2 6.3 8.8 6.7 4.5 4.7
Level not stated 17.8 22.0 25.9 25.9 26.6 26.6 29.4 33.7 36.2 39.7
Gender not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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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