Saskatchewan Immigration by Country

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




During this period, Saskatchewan was the province of choice of 2.3% of Canada’s immigrants.

Annual immigration to Saskatchewan*
Total Percentage**
2000 1,880 0.8%
2001 1,705 0.7%
2002 1,665 0.7%
2003 1,670 0.8%
2004 1,945 0.8%
2005 2,120 0.8%
2006 2,725 1.1%
2007 3,515 1.5%
2008 4,835 2.0%
2009 6,890 2.7%
2010 7,615 2.7%
2011 8,955 3.6%
2012 11,170 4.3%
2013 10,675 4.1%
2014 11,820 4.5%
2015 12,520 4.6%
Total 91,705 2.3%
*Intended Destination
**Saskatchewan’s share of Canada’s immigration
Source: Government of Canada

During this period, immigrants to Saskatchewan came from more than 135 countries2.

The top ten source countries of newcomers to Saskatchewan were the Philippines (27%), India (11.4%), China (9.1%), Pakistan (5.7%), Ukraine (3.8%), UK (3.7%), USA (2.4%), Bangladesh (2.2%), Iraq (1.9%) and South Africa (1.9%).

Noticeable trends were observed on the annual number of immigrants from the Philippines and India increased substantially from 2000 to 2014, but declined in 2015.

In 2011, according to the National Household Survey, 68,760 foreign-born people3 resided in Saskatchewan.

2 Country of Citizenship

3 People born outside Canada

 

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