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Database/Data product: Facts and Figures: Immigration Overview, Permanent and Temporary Residents

Data provider: Research and Evaluation Branch, Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Description: This product “outlines the most recent annual statistics on intake of permanent residents by immigration category, and intake of temporary residents by primary status for the period 1980 to 2006. It also indicates the number of temporary residents in Canada on December 1st of each year during the same period. The main body of the publication consists of a series of statistical tables and charts depicting selected characteristics for these groups and covering the 10-year period from 1997 to 2006. A glossary of terms and concepts used in the publication is also included.”

 Facts and Figures: Digital Library is a searchable CD that presents the annual intake of permanent residents and temporary residents. Information on category of immigration, age, gender, source country, labour market intention, occupational skill level, language ability is available for permanent residents. The CD can be ordered from CIC.

Geographic units available: Provinces/Territories/CMAs/CAs

Updates: annually

CIC does not have the capacity to respond to individual requests for custom data.
The searchable CD can be ordered from the CIC website (use the link about for “Contact us”).

Cost: free



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