Immigration to Prince Edward Island (2016)

8 in 10 immigrants to PEI are provincial nominees

PEI Immigration

Immigration to Prince Edward Island (2010 – 2016)

From 2010 to 2016, Canada admitted 1,874,740 new immigrants (permanent residents), and Prince Edward Island was the destination choice of 11,570 new immigrants.

During this period, immigration to Prince Edward Island decreased from 2,595 in 2010 to 2,315 in 2016 –representing 0.9% and 0.8% of Canada’s immigration respectively.



Prince Edward Island Immigration by class

Immigration to Prince Edward Island by class and landing year
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Skilled Worker 55 35 40 35 25 40 10
Provincial Nominee 2,425 1,570 910 775 1,435 950 1,930
Family 45 50 80 130 65 75 80
Refugees 55 80 55 35 60 110 265
Other 15 5 15 25 45 15 30
Total 2,595 1,740 1,100 1,000 1,630 1,190 2,315
Source: IRCC

IMMIGRATION TO PEI – ANIMATED CHARTS



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