Guyanese Immigrants to Canada

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

The number of immigrants from Guyana increased 5.3% from 83,535 in 2001 to 87,945 in 2011.




In 2011, 91% of Guyanese immigrants resided in Ontario.

In 2011, Toronto was home to 71,360 Guyanese immigrants.

NOTE:

This is the most recent data that allows us to make some “reasonable” comparisons. However, the accuracy might be questionable since the data comes from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). Please use it cautiously.

Citizens from Guyana landed in Canada in recent years

From 2006 to 2015, 9,285 new permanent residents from Guyana landed in Canada.

Landing Year Total
2006 1,286
2007 1,277
2008 1,137
2009 1,180
2010 953
2011 803
2012 671
2013 656
2014 784
2015 538
2006-2015 9,285
Source: Government of Canada

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