Australian Immigrants to Canada

Australia-immigrants

In 2011, the immigrant population comprised 20.6% of Canada’s population, so one in five people were immigrants.

In 2011, a  total of 18,980 immigrants from Australia resided in Canada.




In 2011, about 85% of Australian immigrants lived in three provinces: British Columbia (7,265 or 38.3%), Ontario (6,760 or 35.6%), and Alberta (2,745 or 14.5%).

In 2011, 4,025 Australians resided in Vancouver and 3,495 in Toronto.

Note:

We would like to point out that we used data from the National Household Survey (NHS) knowing that its quality is still under criticism because this survey was conducted on a voluntary basis, so its validity, reliability and comparability with other instruments, such as population censuses have become an issue. In fact, before the first release of the NHS results, Statistics Canada issued warnings and cautions when using the NHS data, so use this data prudently.

Citizens from Australia landed in Canada in recent years

From 2006 to 2015, 10,459 new permanent residents from Australia landed in Canada.

Landing Year Total
2006 850
2007 1,010
2008 1,010
2009 1,015
2010 927
2011 847
2012 982
2013 1,116
2014 1,290
2015 1,412
2006-2015 10,459
Source: Government of Canada. 2016.

 

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