Manitoba Immigration by Country

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From 2000 to 2015, 3,993,035 permanent residents landed in Canada.

During this period, Manitoba was the province of choice of 4.3% Canada’s immigrants.



Annual immigration to Manitoba*
Total Percentage*
2000 4,635 2.0%
2001 4,590 1.8%
2002 4,615 2.0%
2003 6,505 2.9%
2004 7,425 3.1%
2005 8,095 3.1%
2006 10,050 4.0%
2007 10,955 4.6%
2008 11,220 4.5%
2009 13,520 5.4%
2010 15,810 5.6%
2011 15,965 6.4%
2012 13,310 5.2%
2013 13,105 5.1%
2014 16,220 6.2%
2015 14,900 5.5%
Total 170,920 4.3%
*Intended Destination
**Manitoba’s share of Canada’s immigration
Source: Government of Canada

During this period, immigrants to Manitoba came from more than 150 countries***. The top ten source countries of newcomers were the Philippines (28.6%), India (13.1%), Germany (7.3%), China (6.9%), South Korea (3.1%), Israel (2.7%), Ethiopia (2.7%), Nigeria (2.2%), Eritrea (2.1%) and Ukraine (1.9%).

In regards to these 10 source countries, the annual number of immigrants from the Philippines, India, Israel, Nigeria and Eritrea showed a noticeable growth, while immigration from Germany grew up to 2008, and then decreased substantially.

According to the National Household Survey, 184,480 foreign-born people**** resided in Manitoba in 2011.

*** Country of citizenship

****Born outside Canada

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