Facts and figures 2013 – Immigration overview: Permanent residents

Canada – Permanent residents by gender and category, 1989 to 2013

Number
Category 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Males
Family class 26,669 33,664 38,780 43,391 47,266 40,021 32,256 28,121 24,079 19,894 21,456
Economic immigrants 45,732 49,931 43,137 47,813 51,005 50,613 53,720 64,496 66,829 51,401 57,833
Refugees 21,745 24,027 33,300 32,091 17,556 11,286 15,436 15,449 13,487 12,332 13,202
Other immigrants 1,671 1,733 2,013 2,719 3,850 3,657 477 2,318 1,900 1,353 539
Category not stated 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Total - Males 95,818 109,355 117,230 126,014 119,677 105,577 101,889 110,385 106,295 84,980 93,030
Females
Family class 34,275 41,002 49,170 57,718 65,374 54,165 45,122 40,194 35,847 30,970 33,804
Economic immigrants 44,400 47,993 43,357 47,973 54,639 51,692 52,903 60,870 61,520 46,508 51,410
Refugees 15,112 16,191 20,773 20,246 13,035 9,147 12,656 13,025 10,820 10,510 11,196
Other immigrants 1,896 1,868 2,235 2,825 3,901 3,796 283 1,547 1,500 1,194 492
Category not stated 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total - Females 95,684 107,054 115,535 128,762 136,949 118,800 110,964 115,636 109,687 89,182 96,902
Total males and females
Family class 60,944 74,666 87,950 101,109 112,640 94,186 77,378 68,315 59,926 50,864 55,260
Economic immigrants 90,132 97,924 86,494 95,786 105,644 102,305 106,623 125,366 128,349 97,909 109,243
Refugees 36,857 40,218 54,073 52,337 30,591 20,433 28,092 28,474 24,307 22,842 24,398
Other immigrants 3,567 3,601 4,248 5,544 7,751 7,453 760 3,865 3,400 2,547 1,031
Category not stated 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Gender not stated 54 46 44 13 12 7 13 49 54 33 19
Grand total 191,556 216,455 232,809 254,789 256,638 224,384 212,866 226,070 216,036 174,195 189,951
Number
Category 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Males
Family class 23,290 26,042 24,292 24,867 23,731 25,049 28,521 26,460 26,710 26,979 24,946 23,762 27,541 33,738
Economic immigrants 72,669 82,542 73,666 63,953 70,081 80,900 71,890 67,850 75,750 78,211 94,948 80,013 82,773 75,613
Refugees 16,124 14,922 13,229 13,791 16,972 18,557 16,686 14,286 11,003 11,596 12,608 13,967 11,545 12,124
Other immigrants 260 107 1,561 3,885 3,382 3,256 5,030 5,377 5,145 5,183 4,497 4,037 4,605 3,401
Category not stated 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 3 1 5 0
Total - Males 112,343 123,614 112,748 106,496 114,166 127,763 122,128 113,974 118,608 121,970 137,002 121,780 126,469 124,876
Females
Family class 37,323 40,743 37,998 40,253 38,541 38,325 41,994 39,780 38,873 38,228 35,278 32,687 37,469 45,946
Economic immigrants 63,613 73,174 64,197 57,093 63,665 75,413 66,358 63,394 73,317 75,280 91,967 76,105 78,048 72,568
Refugees 13,967 12,995 11,881 12,192 15,714 17,217 15,813 13,668 10,856 11,254 12,089 13,906 11,554 11,925
Other immigrants 200 99 2,221 5,311 3,733 3,523 5,345 5,935 5,588 5,440 4,348 4,268 4,355 3,638
Category not stated 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 4 2 0 0
Total - Females 115,103 127,011 116,297 114,850 121,653 134,479 129,511 122,777 128,636 130,202 143,686 126,968 131,426 134,077
Total males and females
Family class 60,613 66,785 62,290 65,120 62,272 63,374 70,515 66,240 65,583 65,207 60,224 56,449 65,010 79,684
Economic immigrants 136,282 155,716 137,863 121,046 133,746 156,313 138,248 131,244 149,067 153,491 186,915 156,118 160,821 148,181
Refugees 30,091 27,917 25,110 25,983 32,686 35,774 32,499 27,954 21,859 22,850 24,697 27,873 23,099 24,049
Other immigrants 460 206 3,782 9,196 7,115 6,779 10,375 11,312 10,733 10,623 8,845 8,305 8,960 7,039
Category not stated 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 2 1 7 3 5 0
Gender not stated 10 12 4 3 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0
Grand total 227,456 250,637 229,049 221,349 235,823 262,243 251,640 236,753 247,245 252,172 280,688 248,749 257,895 258,953
Percentage distribution
Category 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Males
Family class 27.8 30.8 33.1 34.4 39.5 37.9 31.7 25.5 22.7 23.4 23.1
Economic immigrants 47.7 45.7 36.8 37.9 42.6 47.9 52.7 58.4 62.9 60.5 62.2
Refugees 22.7 22.0 28.4 25.5 14.7 10.7 15.1 14.0 12.7 14.5 14.2
Other immigrants 1.7 1.6 1.7 2.2 3.2 3.5 0.5 2.1 1.8 1.6 0.6
Category not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total - Males 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Females
Family class 35.8 38.3 42.6 44.8 47.7 45.6 40.7 34.8 32.7 34.7 34.9
Economic immigrants 46.4 44.8 37.5 37.3 39.9 43.5 47.7 52.6 56.1 52.1 53.1
Refugees 15.8 15.1 18.0 15.7 9.5 7.7 11.4 11.3 9.9 11.8 11.6
Other immigrants 2.0 1.7 1.9 2.2 2.8 3.2 0.3 1.3 1.4 1.3 0.5
Category not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total - Females 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Total males and females
Family class 31.8 34.5 37.8 39.7 43.9 42.0 36.4 30.2 27.7 29.2 29.1
Economic immigrants 47.1 45.2 37.2 37.6 41.2 45.6 50.1 55.5 59.4 56.2 57.5
Refugees 19.2 18.6 23.2 20.5 11.9 9.1 13.2 12.6 11.3 13.1 12.8
Other immigrants 1.9 1.7 1.8 2.2 3.0 3.3 0.4 1.7 1.6 1.5 0.5
Category not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Gender not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Grand total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution
Category 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Males
Family class 20.7 21.1 21.5 23.4 20.8 19.6 23.4 23.2 22.5 22.1 18.2 19.5 21.8 27.0
Economic immigrants 64.7 66.8 65.3 60.1 61.4 63.3 58.9 59.5 63.9 64.1 69.3 65.7 65.4 60.6
Refugees 14.4 12.1 11.7 12.9 14.9 14.5 13.7 12.5 9.3 9.5 9.2 11.5 9.1 9.7
Other immigrants 0.2 0.1 1.4 3.6 3.0 2.5 4.1 4.7 4.3 4.2 3.3 3.3 3.6 2.7
Category not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total - Males 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Females
Family class 32.4 32.1 32.7 35.0 31.7 28.5 32.4 32.4 30.2 29.4 24.6 25.7 28.5 34.3
Economic immigrants 55.3 57.6 55.2 49.7 52.3 56.1 51.2 51.6 57.0 57.8 64.0 59.9 59.4 54.1
Refugees 12.1 10.2 10.2 10.6 12.9 12.8 12.2 11.1 8.4 8.6 8.4 11.0 8.8 8.9
Other immigrants 0.2 0.1 1.9 4.6 3.1 2.6 4.1 4.8 4.3 4.2 3.0 3.4 3.3 2.7
Category not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total - Females 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Total males and females
Family class 26.6 26.6 27.2 29.4 26.4 24.2 28.0 28.0 26.5 25.9 21.5 22.7 25.2 30.8
Economic immigrants 59.9 62.1 60.2 54.7 56.7 59.6 54.9 55.4 60.3 60.9 66.6 62.8 62.4 57.2
Refugees 13.2 11.1 11.0 11.7 13.9 13.6 12.9 11.8 8.8 9.1 8.8 11.2 9.0 9.3
Other immigrants 0.2 0.1 1.7 4.2 3.0 2.6 4.1 4.8 4.3 4.2 3.2 3.3 3.5 2.7
Category not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Gender not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Grand total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Canada – Permanent residents by category, 1989 to 2013

Canada – Permanent residents by category, 1989 to 2013. Data tables above.
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