Canada Immigration by Province (2014)

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In 2014, permanent immigration to Canada (260,404) increased by 0.5% compared with  a year earlier (259,023).

From 2005 to 2014, Canada received* 2,556,813 new permanent residents.

In 2014, the top three receiving provinces were Ontario (95,814 or 36.8%), Quebec (50,294 or 19.3%) and Alberta (42,530 or 16.3%).



Compared to 2013, permanent immigration increased in most provinces and territories in 2014:

  • Nunavut (109%) -from 11 to 23
  • Prince Edward Island (62.9%) –from 998 to 1,626
  • New Brunswick (45.5%) –from 2,019 to 2,837
  • Manitoba (23.8%) –from 13,103 to 16,223
  • Alberta (16.1%) –from 36,639 to 42,530
  • Northwest Territories (11.3%) –from 150 to 167
  • Saskatchewan (10.7%) –from 10,680 to 11,823
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (8.6%) –from 825 to 896
  • Nova Scotia (5.6%) –from 2,529 to 2,670

In 2014, permanent immigration decreased in the following provinces/territories:

  • Ontario (-7.5%) –from 103,552 to 95,814
  • Yukon (-3.5%) –from 316 to 305
  • Quebec (-3.3%) –from 51,896 to 50,294
  • British Columbia (-2.9%) –from 36,212 to 35,170

*Data based on immigrants’ intended province/territory of destination.

Source:

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

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