Canada Immigrants by City 2005-2015

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In 2015, 271,662 new permanent residents landed in Canada, a 4.4 % increase compared to 260,265 in 2014.

From 2005 to 2015, Canada received 2,828,365 new permanent residents, of which 63% chose Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver as their destination.



In 2015, the top ten urban areas received over 80% of immigrants as follows: Toronto (80,050 or 30.2%), Montreal (39,337 or 14.5%), Vancouver (28,359 or 10.4%), Calgary (21,685 or 8%), Edmonton (16,730 or 6.2%), Winnipeg (12,383 or 4.6%), Ottawa-Gatineau (6,246 or 2.3%), Saskatoon (4,447 or 1.6%), Regina (3,972 or 1.5%) and Hamilton (3.022 or 1.1%).

Compared to 2005, immigration in 2015 decreased in Hamilton (34.5%), Vancouver (28,25) and Toronto (27.3%), while significant increases were registered in Regina (531.5%) and Saskatoon (427%)  during the same time frame.

Sources:

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Government of Canada

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