Ontario: Immigrants by Country of Birth (2016 Census)
In 2016, 3.9 million immigrants resided in Ontario
Immigrants in Ontario
Statistics Canada reported that in 2016, there were 7,540,830 foreign-born people living in Canada, which accounted for 21.9% of Canada’s population.
In 2016, the provinces with the highest proportions of foreign-born people were Ontario (29.1%), British Columbia (28.3%) and Alberta (21.2%).
Foreign-born population by country of birth
In Ontario, the foreign born population increased 13.3% from 3,398,725 in 2006 to 3,852,145 in 2016.
In Ontario, the largest immigrant populations were from India, China, United Kingdom, the Philippines and Italy; together they accounted for 35% of the foreign-born population in this province.
ONTARIO: FOREIGN-BORN POPULATION (2016)