Statistics of Immigrants in Canada

Immigration to Canada is the process by which people move around to Canada to be inherent in permanently in the country. Countless, but not everyone, turn out to be citizens. People have been migrating to the geographic area of Canada for hundreds of years but patterns of immigration are varying. After 1947 local immigration law went through lots of major changes, most particularly with the Immigration Act, 1976, and the present Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 2002.
In Canada there are 3 categories of immigrants’ i.e. family class , independent immigrants which are admitted on the base of skill, capital and labor-market requirements and refugees.

Currently Canada is known as a country with a wide immigration policy which is reflected in Canada's ethnic variety. Consistent with the 2001 census by Statistics Canada, Canada has 34 ethnic groups with no less than one hundred thousand members each, of which 10 have over 1,000,000 people and many others represented in smaller amounts. 16.2% of the inhabitants belonged to visible minorities most numerous amongst these are South Asian (4.0% of the population), Chinese (3.9%), Black (2.5%), and Filipino (1.1%). Outdo visible minorities in quantity, though, were (non-British or French) invisible minorities, the main of which were Irish (13.94%), German origin (10.18%), and Italian (4.63%), with 3.87% claiming Ukrainian origin, 3.87% maintaining Dutch origin, and 3.15% claiming Polish origin ("North American Indian", a categorization which may comprise in-migrants from native peoples of the United States and Mexico but which for the majority part are not measured immigrants, comprise 4.01% of the nationwide population). Other imperceptible minority ethnic origins include Russian (1.60%), Norwegian (1.38%), Portuguese (1.32%), and Swedish (1.07%).[1]

In THE YEAR 2007, Canada received 236,760 immigrants. The top ten sending countries, by country of origin, were People's Republic of China (28,896), India (28,520), Philippines (19,718), Pakistan (9,808), United States (8,750), United Kingdom (7,324), Iran (7,195), South Korea (5,909), Colombia (5,382), and Sri Lanka (4,068).[2] The crest 10 source countries were followed narrowly by France (4,026), and Morocco (4,025), with Romania, Russia, and Algeria. Each contributing over 3,500 immigrants in Canada.


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Thank you for sharing canada's statistics on immigrants 2010

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