Facts and figures 2014 – Immigration overview: Permanent residents

Canada – Permanent residents by province or territory and urban area

Total by Province or Territory
Province or territory 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Newfoundland and Labrador  497 508 546 616 606 714 682 731 825 896
Prince Edward Island 330 565 992 1,443 1,723 2,581 1,731 1,088 998 1,626
Nova Scotia 1,929 2,586 2,523 2,651 2,424 2,406 2,138 2,342 2,529 2,670
New Brunswick 1,091 1,646 1,643 1,856 1,913 2,125 1,967 2,213 2,019 2,837
Quebec 43,315 44,681 45,200 45,217 49,488 53,983 51,745 55,065 51,986 50,294
Ontario 140,525 125,891 111,316 110,876 106,858 118,110 99,460 99,153 103,552 95,814
Manitoba 8,096 10,048 10,954 11,218 13,521 15,808 15,962 13,312 13,103 16,223
Saskatchewan 2,119 2,724 3,516 4,835 6,890 7,615 8,955 11,179 10,680 11,823
Alberta 19,405 20,716 20,860 24,201 27,017 32,650 30,961 36,096 36,639 42,530
British Columbia 44,770 42,084 38,961 43,992 41,439 44,187 34,786 36,242 36,212 35,170
Yukon 65 65 83 110 174 350 237 279 316 305
Northwest Territories 84 98 88 127 107 137 85 166 150 167
Nunavut 12 12 19 50 10 19 24 20 11 23
Province or territory not stated 4 16 52 52 0 2 14 17 3 26
Total Province or Territory 262,242 251,640 236,753 247,244 252,170 280,687 248,747 257,903 259,023 260,404
Newfoundland and Labrador
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
St. John's 399 397 380 481 454 526 462 434 545 549
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 98 111 166 135 152 188 220 297 280 347
Total Newfoundland and Labrador  497 508 546 616 606 714 682 731 825 896
Prince Edward Island
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Charlottetown 233 490 900 1,360 1,631 2,493 1,665 982 851 1,484
Other Prince Edward Island 97 75 92 83 92 88 66 106 147 142
Total Prince Edward Island 330 565 992 1,443 1,723 2,581 1,731 1,088 998 1,626
Nova Scotia
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Halifax 1,490 1,972 2,041 2,058 1,805 1,813 1,583 1,757 1,947 2,065
Other Nova Scotia 439 614 482 593 619 593 555 585 582 605
Total Nova Scotia 1,929 2,586 2,523 2,651 2,424 2,406 2,138 2,342 2,529 2,670
New Brunswick
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Moncton 191 262 345 365 479 424 470 528 535 810
Saint John 310 547 523 560 585 655 474 678 438 726
Fredericton 312 486 409 544 493 563 581 657 612 919
Other New Brunswick 278 351 366 387 356 483 442 350 434 382
Total New Brunswick 1,091 1,646 1,643 1,856 1,913 2,125 1,967 2,213 2,019 2,837
Quebec
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Québec 2,092 1,830 2,112 2,058 2,414 2,677 2,316 2,894 2,873 2,728
Sherbrooke 814 1,132 1,074 1,081 1,026 1,176 967 970 999 899
Trois-Rivières 245 344 305 280 376 315 269 269 363 292
Granby 171 156 171 116 196 157 170 148 113 161
Saint-Hyacinthe 157 124 185 111 182 102 187 163 155 233
Montréal 37,153 38,389 38,687 38,883 42,510 46,428 44,849 46,797 43,947 42,899
Ottawa - Gatineau 1,009 1,020 1,125 1,162 1,199 1,537 1,456 1,534 1,542 1,338
Other Quebec 1,674 1,686 1,541 1,526 1,585 1,591 1,531 2,290 1,994 1,744
Total Quebec 43,315 44,681 45,200 45,217 49,488 53,983 51,745 55,065 51,986 50,294
Ontario
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Ottawa - Gatineau 6,377 6,279 5,798 6,286 6,297 7,172 6,412 6,085 6,015 5,238
Kingston 394 415 378 416 396 437 328 289 319 331
Peterborough 177 163 167 155 203 141 133 135 152 140
Oshawa 839 745 859 734 799 759 768 722 838 798
Toronto 112,832 99,289 87,139 86,898 82,636 92,182 77,759 77,398 81,702 75,821
Hamilton 4,611 4,036 3,680 3,805 3,777 4,003 3,295 4,077 3,214 3,125
St. Catharines - Niagara 1,765 1,598 1,384 1,235 1,114 1,259 1,164 967 984 915
Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo 2,964 3,321 3,205 2,914 2,823 3,059 2,517 2,545 2,804 2,378
Brantford 226 269 217 229 166 247 195 170 195 190
Guelph 826 776 708 758 634 617 523 614 622 599
London 3,235 2,981 2,459 2,334 2,467 2,936 2,278 1,867 2,057 1,999
Windsor 2,981 2,781 2,215 1,951 1,892 1,835 1,662 1,210 1,673 1,440
Barrie 371 427 404 357 418 358 312 275 374 351
Greater Sudbury 131 134 138 138 146 116 144 150 173 291
Other Ontario 2,796 2,677 2,565 2,666 3,090 2,989 1,970 2,649 2,430 2,198
Total Ontario 140,525 125,891 111,316 110,876 106,858 118,110 99,460 99,153 103,552 95,814
Manitoba
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Winnipeg 6,191 7,721 8,486 8,153 9,974 12,345 13,403 11,076 11,117 13,850
Steinbach 369 398 369 488 409 313 315 206 181 158
Brandon 181 173 642 668 1,149 1,433 702 580 457 536
Other Manitoba 1,355 1,756 1,457 1,909 1,989 1,717 1,542 1,450 1,348 1,679
Total Manitoba 8,096 10,048 10,954 11,218 13,521 15,808 15,962 13,312 13,103 16,223
Saskatchewan
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Regina 629 821 910 1,406 2,058 2,567 3,202 3,932 3,655 3,758
Saskatoon 844 1,164 1,618 2,061 2,564 3,176 3,796 4,457 3,739 4,461
Other Saskatchewan 646 739 988 1,368 2,268 1,872 1,957 2,790 3,286 3,604
Total Saskatchewan 2,119 2,724 3,516 4,835 6,890 7,615 8,955 11,179 10,680 11,823
Alberta
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Medicine Hat 149 171 163 181 169 207 189 220 190 273
Lethbridge 252 288 310 361 514 625 560 613 555 651
Calgary 11,186 11,823 11,246 13,039 13,708 16,106 15,059 16,816 17,605 19,520
Red Deer 322 293 567 676 537 586 759 1,066 718 923
Edmonton 6,016 6,444 6,543 7,520 8,510 11,011 10,461 11,987 12,859 15,465
Wood Buffalo 247 320 431 478 681 691 731 852 954 1,291
Other Alberta 1,233 1,377 1,600 1,946 2,898 3,424 3,202 4,542 3,758 4,407
Total Alberta 19,405 20,716 20,860 24,201 27,017 32,650 30,961 36,096 36,639 42,530
British Columbia
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Kelowna 367 403 531 603 605 592 463 549 557 569
Kamloops 124 183 174 225 267 234 212 263 219 219
Chilliwack 185 185 209 216 237 184 182 258 235 236
Abbotsford - Mission 1,317 1,387 1,306 1,397 1,368 1,360 1,118 1,125 1,220 1,093
Vancouver 39,499 36,299 32,956 37,466 34,626 37,339 28,969 29,492 29,509 28,406
Victoria 1,204 1,267 1,270 1,491 1,482 1,517 1,277 1,379 1,192 1,365
Nanaimo 220 211 284 245 284 258 226 205 205 256
Prince George 150 152 142 148 180 175 149 177 189 248
Other British Columbia 1,704 1,997 2,089 2,201 2,390 2,528 2,190 2,794 2,886 2,778
Total British Columbia 44,770 42,084 38,961 43,992 41,439 44,187 34,786 36,242 36,212 35,170
Yukon
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Whitehorse 52 56 69 100 156 323 218 250 278 260
Other Yukon 13 9 14 10 18 27 19 29 38 45
Total Yukon 65 65 83 110 174 350 237 279 316 305
Northwest Territories
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Yellowknife 73 93 71 110 87 108 65 139 113 147
Other Northwest Territories 11 5 17 17 20 29 20 27 37 20
Total Northwest Territories 84 98 88 127 107 137 85 166 150 167
Nunavut
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Nunavut 12 12 19 50 10 19 24 20 11 23

Canada — Permanent Residents by Province or Territory and Urban Area (percentage distribution)

Total by Province or Territory (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Newfoundland and Labrador  0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Prince Edward Island 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.6
Nova Scotia 0.7 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0
New Brunswick 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.1
Quebec 16.5 17.8 19.1 18.3 19.6 19.2 20.8 21.4 20.1 19.3
Ontario 53.6 50.0 47.0 44.8 42.4 42.1 40.0 38.4 40.0 36.8
Manitoba 3.1 4.0 4.6 4.5 5.4 5.6 6.4 5.2 5.1 6.2
Saskatchewan 0.8 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.7 2.7 3.6 4.3 4.1 4.5
Alberta 7.4 8.2 8.8 9.8 10.7 11.6 12.4 14.0 14.1 16.3
British Columbia 17.1 16.7 16.5 17.8 16.4 15.7 14.0 14.1 14.0 13.5
Yukon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Northwest Territories 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Province or Territory 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Newfoundland and Labrador (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
St. John's 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other Newfoundland and Labrador 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Total Newfoundland and Labrador 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Prince Edward Island (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Charlottetown 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.6
Other Prince Edward Island 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Total Prince Edward Island 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.6
Nova Scotia (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Halifax 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8
Other Nova Scotia 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Total Nova Scotia 0.7 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0
New Brunswick (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Moncton 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Saint John 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3
Fredericton 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.4
Other New Brunswick 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1
Total New Brunswick 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.1
Quebec (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Québec 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.0
Sherbrooke 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3
Trois-Rivières 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Granby 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Saint-Hyacinthe 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Montréal 14.2 15.3 16.3 15.7 16.9 16.5 18.0 18.1 17.0 16.5
Ottawa - Gatineau 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5
Other Quebec 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.8 0.7
Total Quebec 16.5 17.8 19.1 18.3 19.6 19.2 20.8 21.4 20.1 19.3
Ontario (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Ottawa - Gatineau 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.0
Kingston 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Peterborough 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Oshawa 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Toronto 43.0 39.5 36.8 35.1 32.8 32.8 31.3 30.0 31.5 29.1
Hamilton 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.2 1.2
St. Catharines - Niagara 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.1 0.9
Brantford 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Guelph 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
London 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.8
Windsor 1.1 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.6
Barrie 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Greater Sudbury 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Ontario 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8
Total Ontario 53.6 50.0 47.0 44.8 42.4 42.1 40.0 38.4 40.0 36.8
Manitoba (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Winnipeg 2.4 3.1 3.6 3.3 4.0 4.4 5.4 4.3 4.3 5.3
Steinbach 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Brandon 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other Manitoba 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6
Total Manitoba 3.1 4.0 4.6 4.5 5.4 5.6 6.4 5.2 5.1 6.2
Saskatchewan (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Regina 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.4
Saskatoon 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.7 1.4 1.7
Other Saskatchewan 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.8 1.1 1.3 1.4
Total Saskatchewan 0.8 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.7 2.7 3.6 4.3 4.1 4.5
Alberta (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Medicine Hat 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Lethbridge 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Calgary 4.3 4.7 4.8 5.3 5.4 5.7 6.1 6.5 6.8 7.5
Red Deer 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4
Edmonton 2.3 2.6 2.8 3.0 3.4 3.9 4.2 4.6 5.0 5.9
Wood Buffalo 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5
Other Alberta 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.8 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.8 1.5 1.7
Total Alberta 7.4 8.2 8.8 9.8 10.7 11.6 12.4 14.0 14.1 16.3
British Columbia (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Kelowna 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Kamloops 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Chilliwack 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Abbotsford - Mission 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4
Vancouver 15.1 14.4 13.9 15.2 13.7 13.3 11.6 11.4 11.4 10.9
Victoria 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Nanaimo 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Prince George 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other British Columbia 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.1
Total British Columbia 17.1 16.7 16.5 17.8 16.4 15.7 14.0 14.1 14.0 13.5
Yukon (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Whitehorse 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 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 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Yukon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Northwest Territories (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Yellowknife 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
Other Northwest Territories 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Northwest Territories 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Nunavut (percentage distribution)
Urban Area 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Nunavut 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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