Syrian Immigrants to Canada

Syrian-immigrants-2016

The latest data (2011) shows that immigrants comprised 20.6% of Canada’s population; in other words, one in five people were immigrants.

In 2011, 22,085 Syrian immigrants resided in Canada.




Most Syrian immigrants (94%) resided in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta.

In 2011, 9,795 Syrians lived in Montreal and 5,120 in Toronto.

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 Syria landed in Canada in recent years

From 2006 to 2015, 19,637 new permanent residents from Syria landed in Canada.

Landing Year Total
2006 1,145
2007 1,056
2008 919
2009 917
2010 1,040
2011 1,005
2012 649
2013 1,007
2014 2,051
2015 9,848
2006-2015 19,637
Source: Government of Canada

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