Canada: Immigrants by Country of Birth (2016 Census)
Indians: the largest foreign-born group in Canada
Immigrants in Canada
Statistics Canada reported that in 2016, there were 7,540,830 foreign-born people living in Canada, which accounted for 21.9% of Canada’s population.
In Canada, the percentage of foreign-born population increased from 19.6% in 2006 to 21.9% in 2016.
Foreign-born population by country of birth
In 2016, immigrants living in Canada came from over 250 countries.
In Canada, immigrants from the top 10 source countries accounted for 48% of the foreign-born population.
India, China and the Philippines were the top immigrant source countries accounting for 25% of the foreign-born population in Canada.
IMMIGRANTS BY COUNTRY OF BIRTH (2016)
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