Facts and figures 2013 – Immigration overview: Permanent residents

Canada – Permanent residents by source country

Source country 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
People's Republic of China 36,620 42,584 33,518 27,642 30,037 29,622 30,391 28,503 33,024 34,126
India 28,235 36,210 33,847 28,742 28,261 29,457 34,235 27,509 30,932 33,085
Philippines 14,004 18,139 18,400 19,837 24,888 28,573 38,617 36,765 34,314 29,539
Pakistan 13,399 14,314 13,127 10,124 8,994 7,217 6,811 7,468 11,227 12,602
Iran 6,348 5,837 7,480 6,974 6,475 6,580 7,477 7,479 7,533 11,291
United States of America 6,990 8,394 9,613 9,463 10,190 8,995 8,142 7,675 7,891 8,495
United Kingdom and Colonies 7,533 7,258 7,140 8,216 8,979 8,876 8,724 6,204 6,195 5,826
France 4,391 4,429 4,002 4,290 4,532 5,051 4,646 4,080 6,280 5,624
Iraq 1,796 2,226 1,788 2,406 3,543 5,450 5,941 6,196 4,041 4,918
Republic of Korea 5,352 5,832 6,215 5,920 7,294 5,874 5,537 4,589 5,315 4,509
Algeria 3,616 3,626 4,807 3,623 4,005 5,393 4,752 4,325 3,774 4,331
Nigeria 1,518 2,236 2,594 2,375 2,109 3,156 3,906 3,103 3,443 4,173
Egypt 2,393 2,496 2,190 2,356 3,347 3,496 5,982 4,663 5,555 4,164
Haiti 1,652 1,682 1,619 1,598 2,491 2,080 4,744 6,504 5,868 4,143
Mexico 2,259 2,837 2,844 3,239 2,856 3,092 3,865 3,948 4,227 3,996
Bangladesh 2,660 4,171 4,014 2,897 2,939 2,104 4,721 2,694 2,640 3,789
Colombia 4,566 6,424 6,535 5,357 5,452 4,652 5,218 4,366 3,739 3,632
Morocco 3,686 2,939 3,322 4,021 4,226 5,532 6,242 4,399 3,876 3,259
Ukraine 2,431 2,270 1,973 2,218 1,937 2,367 3,159 2,516 2,265 2,487
Jamaica 2,237 1,945 1,722 2,141 2,334 2,456 2,321 2,059 2,182 2,477
Russia 3,989 3,972 3,117 2,983 2,690 2,931 2,288 1,963 2,079 2,466
Federal Republic of Cameroon 436 604 697 1,025 1,279 1,344 1,800 1,638 2,507 2,439
Sri Lanka 4,495 4,930 4,714 4,123 4,756 4,547 4,422 3,309 3,338 2,395
Lebanon 3,293 3,709 3,802 3,467 3,566 3,077 3,432 3,072 1,614 2,172
Socialist Republic of Vietnam 1,816 1,852 3,153 2,574 1,784 2,171 1,942 1,723 1,731 2,112
Democratic Republic of Congo 1,465 1,521 1,623 1,466 1,397 1,581 1,239 1,224 1,714 2,050
Democratic Republic of Somalia 1,364 1,198 1,061 1,166 1,015 1,214 1,528 1,535 1,582 2,028
Afghanistan 2,978 3,436 3,009 2,652 2,111 1,746 1,758 2,203 2,635 2,004
Israel 2,788 2,446 2,625 2,401 2,562 2,316 2,755 1,970 2,134 1,945
Eritrea 414 528 700 699 799 904 931 1,182 1,335 1,718
Brazil 917 969 1,181 1,746 2,138 2,509 2,598 1,508 1,642 1,712
Tunisia 764 756 1,065 869 950 1,195 1,299 1,442 1,503 1,627
Ethiopia 1,535 1,506 1,801 1,512 1,613 1,289 1,865 2,163 1,864 1,605
Romania 5,755 5,048 4,468 3,834 2,837 2,076 1,922 1,776 1,588 1,512
Cuba 866 999 1,064 1,350 1,300 1,433 961 962 1,304 1,402
Nepal 404 607 540 511 581 561 1,392 1,129 1,185 1,308
Jordan 1,733 1,940 1,827 1,421 1,581 1,235 1,831 1,635 1,206 1,255
Republic of South Africa 1,175 988 1,111 1,200 1,123 1,188 1,238 959 1,243 1,240
Moldova 628 655 803 1,099 1,127 1,535 1,988 1,367 1,416 1,231
Federal Republic of Germany 2,020 2,226 2,767 2,449 3,833 3,887 2,956 2,053 1,702 1,217
Mauritius 702 696 512 507 714 872 1,455 1,146 799 1,203
Republic of Ivory Coast 256 294 431 619 646 668 1,066 636 1,024 1,170
Australia 930 909 875 1,033 1,018 1,018 933 851 982 1,121
Venezuela 1,224 1,211 1,192 1,335 1,239 1,353 998 1,452 1,373 1,022
Republic of Ireland 244 224 283 300 412 395 548 525 725 1,015
Syria 1,116 1,458 1,145 1,056 919 917 1,039 1,004 650 1,009
Japan 973 1,067 1,212 1,250 1,284 1,194 1,168 1,265 1,214 982
Poland 1,533 1,405 1,263 1,235 1,267 1,013 795 720 779 851
Senegal 210 278 416 433 555 668 765 740 949 818
Hong Kong 536 729 712 674 897 657 623 591 728 774
Taiwan 2,012 3,097 2,818 2,766 2,993 2,472 2,629 1,704 985 773
Turkey 1,736 2,065 1,638 1,463 1,122 1,238 1,492 1,257 1,068 729
Peru 1,460 1,653 1,473 1,490 1,094 1,884 1,283 886 787 682
Kenya 685 693 622 449 453 489 507 585 725 664
Guyana 1,341 1,215 1,286 1,277 1,137 1,181 953 804 676 656
El Salvador 442 436 430 929 1,115 845 787 690 641 639
Portugal 336 338 424 405 665 623 629 528 560 629
Albania 1,450 1,223 856 702 560 716 561 539 620 603
Dominican Republic 270 303 294 311 438 391 479 739 604 589
Italy 334 344 325 320 370 429 434 374 440 545
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 294 343 383 579 434 511 434 451 523 538
Ghana 738 851 710 688 629 659 802 528 531 517
Bulgaria 2,022 1,738 1,419 1,172 994 784 556 365 451 512
Bhutan -- 5 10 -- 36 865 1,464 1,879 1,075 487
Burundi 559 626 468 614 448 566 529 604 684 477
Republic of Guinea 281 256 342 415 327 347 395 352 407 463
Palestinian Authority (Gaza/West Bank) 376 453 627 441 481 400 654 555 533 462
Stateless 921 842 845 656 622 542 701 563 487 458
Republic of Trinidad & Tobago 730 857 794 975 1,002 1,134 915 588 586 427
Hungary 671 516 520 425 383 312 354 287 300 424
Ecuador 417 491 525 419 437 373 353 348 282 418
New Zealand 350 370 318 350 480 520 490 375 417 414
Rwanda 299 378 360 420 358 415 396 492 562 409
Zimbabwe 1,450 615 454 663 611 508 494 434 437 407
Thailand 392 575 500 487 519 512 499 396 296 400
Peoples Republic of Benin 112 95 116 183 205 238 290 284 391 397
The Netherlands 749 813 837 615 818 786 759 586 504 395
St. Lucia 110 185 190 255 298 257 249 261 382 390
Republic of Indonesia 552 632 613 657 661 504 712 390 395 386
Belgium 411 400 302 363 335 358 363 332 402 379
Honduras 133 166 164 165 187 169 386 538 436 350
Kazakhstan 545 506 408 436 394 431 377 381 462 348
Guatemala 217 190 230 258 263 264 266 288 358 345
Democratic Republic of Sudan 1,823 1,310 1,039 683 622 422 612 531 444 340
Spain 133 126 124 137 169 195 174 179 262 331
Burkina Faso 97 91 147 136 139 162 186 144 269 322
Republic of Togo 163 157 149 235 351 400 354 261 299 315
Greece 120 100 74 110 107 119 101 102 146 298
Republic of Serbia     -- 50 259 365 267 299 395 297
Cambodia 348 370 529 460 354 203 200 196 233 288
Argentina 1,591 1,153 847 620 540 467 459 278 263 282
Chile 383 384 427 530 350 375 340 174 291 273
Saudi Arabia 128 198 252 188 249 246 330 278 286 267
Myanmar (Burma) 191 210 953 1,887 975 1,153 556 368 193 262
Libya 196 196 281 198 306 282 384 352 299 255
Belarus 543 558 439 568 524 454 438 357 277 247
Madagascar 79 88 96 115 118 169 178 148 165 229
Fiji 495 298 277 304 321 311 398 316 270 228
Republic of Yemen 124 161 140 122 133 128 211 160 174 217
Latvia 94 77 69 88 67 85 70 103 202 213
Armenia 147 224 218 198 205 267 252 236 258 207
Uganda 160 239 201 170 204 185 216 213 222 206
Malaysia 401 593 580 600 658 640 802 409 358 204
Switzerland 337 270 258 308 357 328 285 266 243 201
Republic of Djibouti 67 93 68 50 47 70 123 127 164 194
Republic of Mali 87 87 114 143 154 164 170 155 191 190
United Republic of Tanzania 310 274 291 195 230 136 200 215 224 182
Czech Republic 191 193 146 137 104 159 168 128 173 173
Republic of Kosovo         6 113 233 215 152 171
Grenada 296 283 363 360 284 325 208 173 142 170
Central Africa Republic 13 49 18 30 28 19 26 18 45 169
Uzbekistan 175 330 262 284 215 288 289 162 235 167
Lithuania 220 167 113 108 109 63 57 52 77 145
Singapore 311 392 298 690 734 366 805 219 146 141
Sweden 129 205 139 193 165 167 159 134 140 140
Croatia 151 128 102 102 131 92 91 135 112 125
Georgia 106 114 125 132 112 128 126 139 147 125
Kyrgyzstan 245 173 161 135 168 173 157 159 278 123
Costa Rica 165 188 279 281 246 217 190 149 183 122
Bosnia-Herzegovina 188 211 217 209 182 156 168 140 121 119
People's Republic of the Congo 142 136 143 87 72 70 75 81 91 114
Macedonia 443 285 256 211 191 198 188 130 126 112
Bolivia 85 134 139 107 143 214 180 86 83 107
Republic of the Niger 38 59 57 75 75 82 80 90 95 105
Slovak Republic 597 369 241 215 125 128 135 134 136 105
People's Republic of Mongolia 34 59 64 82 59 118 169 103 68 99
Barbados 90 111 97 130 134 125 121 97 132 97
Nicaragua 67 79 96 76 124 116 94 123 106 96
Austria 118 122 102 98 91 109 124 84 102 90
Gabon Republic 33 67 68 101 86 86 64 63 74 90
Republic of Chad 92 126 96 131 95 87 98 79 97 86
Namibia 9 6 19 13 26 14 16 23 24 82
Denmark 89 62 101 97 108 81 92 93 94 81
Republic of Botswana 9 7 11 8 28 15 42 53 64 76
Finland 54 67 51 62 89 63 63 72 62 76
Iceland 23 10 -- 15 13 15 30 38 42 72
Paraguay 74 75 88 98 95 88 89 83 55 66
Sierra Leone 347 191 138 92 103 70 63 96 72 61
Norway 73 57 53 73 66 75 46 49 53 59
Zambia 56 91 77 71 64 60 102 69 46 59
Uruguay 130 217 175 147 160 99 93 81 47 58
Azerbaijan 230 359 236 203 125 165 209 138 161 57
Mauritania 60 86 124 96 112 83 74 54 77 57
The Bahama Islands 13 14 18 23 30 27 25 40 60 55
Belize 25 37 24 28 48 38 39 36 34 53
Dominica 50 59 72 79 60 59 43 36 43 48
Kuwait 74 66 35 62 53 68 67 58 73 48
United Arab Emirates 41 31 42 37 33 37 86 60 54 46
Angola 268 295 184 106 76 62 61 39 70 45
Estonia 27 26 18 34 34 26 28 15 26 45
Republic of Panama 38 57 73 63 52 73 65 49 34 43
Liberia 409 581 356 153 74 94 162 106 58 39
Tajikistan 14 85 46 44 15 50 52 47 34 39
Serbia and Montenegro 29 441 693 792 456 204 109 39 32 34
Gambia 10 29 38 32 25 10 37 24 18 33
Bahrain 12 12 12 22 9 35 28 21 39 32
Macao 21 21 32 16 12 21 21 13 33 29
Antigua and Barbuda 14 24 32 15 32 38 27 37 51 25
Comoros -- 5 7 11 -- 19 22 14 18 22
Slovenia 17 23 11 29 18 27 12 13 36 20
St. Kitts-Nevis 8 11 -- 10 25 11 22 12 21 18
People's Democratic Republic of Korea 15 14 10 7 19 11 45 96 66 17
Cyprus 11 7 9 -- 7 6 18 6 12 16
Laos 38 42 74 53 32 39 54 22 25 15
Turkmenistan 16 40 26 37 13 20 30 20 20 14
Oman 12 14 18 16 10 7 14 10 13 11
Malawi 17 23 15 13 5 10 28 16 9 10
Republic of Montenegro 0 0 0 7 18 10 14 19 26 9
Luxembourg 9 10 9 9 -- -- 8 11 6 7
Yugoslavia 733 329 138 99 95 48 46 17 12 7
Seychelles 15 25 8 9 18 -- 10 10 6 5
Country not stated 36 65 80 24 5 0 7 6 13 32
Other countries 104 112 104 92 107 120 120 77 94 112
Total 235,823 262,243 251,640 236,753 247,245 252,172 280,688 248,749 257,895 258,953

Note: Source country is based on Country of Citizenship

Canada – Permanent residents by top source countries, 2011-2013

Canada – Permanent residents by top source countries, 2011-2013, data table above
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