Facts and Figures 2012 – Immigration overview: Permanent and temporary residents

Temporary residents


Canada – Foreign workers present on December 1st by province or territory and urban area

Number
Urban area 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
St. John's 286 223 233 219 228 261 380 331 417 471
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 641 649 703 695 654 799 1,091 1,057 1,405 2,080
Newfoundland and Labrador 927 872 936 914 882 1,060 1,471 1,388 1,822 2,551
Charlottetown 87 94 83 119 155 212 309 367 395 459
Other Prince Edward Island 59 58 56 94 142 255 335 355 431 660
Prince Edward Island 146 152 139 213 297 467 644 722 826 1,119
Halifax 888 1,060 904 1,031 1,259 1,604 2,065 2,267 2,436 2,600
Other Nova Scotia 401 612 617 678 750 906 1,176 1,355 1,818 1,763
Nova Scotia 1,289 1,672 1,521 1,709 2,009 2,510 3,241 3,622 4,254 4,363
Moncton 102 160 180 174 210 309 397 443 506 614
Saint John 108 127 151 219 301 358 373 293 250 238
Fredericton 148 213 211 192 192 287 354 415 431 398
Other New Brunswick 261 288 361 524 698 1,063 1,212 1,251 1,474 1,630
New Brunswick 619 788 903 1,109 1,401 2,017 2,336 2,402 2,661 2,880
Québec 708 889 917 964 927 1,256 1,546 1,817 1,895 2,125
Sherbrooke 212 225 256 236 253 286 340 378 461 521
Montréal 11,125 12,923 13,932 15,398 16,727 18,144 22,601 26,100 30,218 33,990
Ottawa – Gatineau 104 130 117 150 163 203 234 304 345 402
Other Quebec 3,184 3,793 4,882 4,796 5,169 5,962 5,770 6,305 6,665 7,087
Quebec 15,333 17,960 20,104 21,544 23,239 25,851 30,491 34,904 39,584 44,125
Ottawa – Gatineau 2,802 2,813 3,384 3,410 3,829 4,036 4,334 4,605 4,776 5,285
Kingston 127 159 172 184 190 209 203 229 247 249
Oshawa 480 448 484 796 503 732 641 641 695 728
Toronto 19,057 21,108 23,191 27,083 33,159 40,074 44,657 49,891 53,964 64,284
Hamilton 1,075 1,278 1,409 1,409 1,561 1,737 1,962 2,122 2,215 2,389
St. Catharines – Niagara 503 553 614 723 760 837 888 985 1,130 1,142
Kitchener – Cambridge – Waterloo 746 829 927 974 1,156 1,298 1,309 1,458 1,616 1,765
Guelph 394 427 434 437 425 494 538 565 630 733
London 910 977 989 1,093 1,203 1,286 1,513 1,578 1,618 1,852
Windsor 1,120 996 833 1,008 1,183 848 614 669 698 1,551
Sarnia 128 210 539 201 301 284 250 279 284 302
Greater Sudbury 106 106 120 157 150 234 296 321 303 403
Other Ontario 25,921 28,907 31,510 34,304 37,720 38,727 37,375 36,554 38,780 39,220
Ontario 53,369 58,811 64,606 71,779 82,140 90,796 94,580 99,897 106,956 119,903
Winnipeg 1,308 1,439 1,595 1,881 2,495 2,665 2,701 2,726 2,788 3,001
Brandon 141 124 150 274 475 791 723 357 177 231
Other Manitoba 611 838 894 1,131 1,531 1,836 2,104 1,943 1,957 2,336
Manitoba 2,060 2,401 2,639 3,286 4,501 5,292 5,528 5,026 4,922 5,568
Regina 332 361 380 423 536 810 1,330 1,412 1,660 2,348
Saskatoon 509 617 745 761 1,081 1,571 2,023 1,786 1,887 2,481
Other Saskatchewan 680 726 863 983 1,323 1,925 2,567 2,667 3,439 4,525
Saskatchewan 1,521 1,704 1,988 2,167 2,940 4,306 5,920 5,865 6,986 9,354
Medicine Hat 121 147 193 171 214 321 466 435 518 677
Lethbridge 122 133 171 284 403 628 870 899 944 991
Calgary 4,321 5,066 5,848 7,824 11,858 17,687 20,159 18,435 18,939 21,829
Red Deer 138 197 357 453 703 912 1,159 987 937 1,007
Edmonton 2,569 2,815 3,056 4,055 7,914 12,926 15,718 14,425 15,188 17,802
Wood Buffalo 165 207 405 503 767 1,276 1,449 1,487 1,818 2,232
Other Alberta 3,940 4,561 5,675 8,683 15,196 23,794 25,751 20,960 19,849 23,801
Alberta 11,376 13,126 15,705 21,973 37,055 57,544 65,572 57,628 58,193 68,339
Kelowna 259 338 320 452 604 1,016 1,293 1,064 928 1,091
Abbotsford – Mission 166 204 267 464 422 473 536 464 440 538
Vancouver 15,516 18,019 19,410 21,037 24,220 31,041 37,803 38,488 41,088 33,654
Victoria 320 388 603 456 492 575 637 602 607 658
Other British Columbia 5,943 7,811 10,769 12,655 17,517 25,044 28,657 27,145 26,906 38,278
British Columbia 22,204 26,760 31,369 35,064 43,255 58,149 68,926 67,763 69,969 74,219
Whitehorse 53 44 57 56 93 137 206 228 218 221
Other Yukon 23 53 38 50 64 108 140 174 183 194
Yukon 76 97 95 106 157 245 346 402 401 415
Yellowknife 116 120 137 108 81 77 100 81 98 108
Other Northwest Territories 131 148 146 161 225 224 178 199 186 194
Northwest Territories 247 268 283 269 306 301 278 280 284 302
Nunavut 33 33 46 50 68 32 43 52 61 53
Province or territory not stated 467 366 319 560 801 937 1,374 1,977 2,486 5,030
Total 109,667 125,010 140,653 160,743 199,051 249,507 280,750 281,928 299,405 338,221
Percentage distribution
Urban area 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
St. John's 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.8
Charlottetown 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Prince Edward Island 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Prince Edward Island 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3
Halifax 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8
Other Nova Scotia 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5
Nova Scotia 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.3
Moncton 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Saint John 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Fredericton 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other New Brunswick 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5
New Brunswick 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9
Québec 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Sherbrooke 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Montréal 10.1 10.3 9.9 9.6 8.4 7.3 8.1 9.3 10.1 10.0
Ottawa – Gatineau 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Quebec 2.9 3.0 3.5 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.1
Quebec 14.0 14.4 14.3 13.4 11.7 10.4 10.9 12.4 13.2 13.0
Ottawa – Gatineau 2.6 2.3 2.4 2.1 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6
Kingston 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Oshawa 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Toronto 17.4 16.9 16.5 16.8 16.7 16.1 15.9 17.7 18.0 19.0
Hamilton 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7
St. Catharines – Niagara 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3
Kitchener – Cambridge – Waterloo 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Guelph 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
London 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5
Windsor 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5
Sarnia 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Greater Sudbury 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Ontario 23.6 23.1 22.4 21.3 18.9 15.5 13.3 13.0 13.0 11.6
Ontario 48.7 47.0 45.9 44.7 41.3 36.4 33.7 35.4 35.7 35.5
Winnipeg 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9
Brandon 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Manitoba 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Manitoba 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.3 2.1 2.0 1.8 1.6 1.6
Regina 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7
Saskatoon 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7
Other Saskatchewan 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.3
Saskatchewan 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.7 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.8
Medicine Hat 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Lethbridge 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Calgary 3.9 4.1 4.2 4.9 6.0 7.1 7.2 6.5 6.3 6.5
Red Deer 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
Edmonton 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.5 4.0 5.2 5.6 5.1 5.1 5.3
Wood Buffalo 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7
Other Alberta 3.6 3.6 4.0 5.4 7.6 9.5 9.2 7.4 6.6 7.0
Alberta 10.4 10.5 11.2 13.7 18.6 23.1 23.4 20.4 19.4 20.2
Kelowna 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3
Abbotsford - Mission 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Vancouver 14.1 14.4 13.8 13.1 12.2 12.4 13.5 13.7 13.7 10.0
Victoria 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other British Columbia 5.4 6.2 7.7 7.9 8.8 10.0 10.2 9.6 9.0 11.3
British Columbia 20.2 21.4 22.3 21.8 21.7 23.3 24.6 24.0 23.4 21.9
Whitehorse 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Yukon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Yukon 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Yellowknife 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Northwest Territories 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Northwest Territories 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Nunavut 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Province or territory not stated 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.8 1.5
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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