National Household Survey: Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity
This topic presents data on immigration, citizenship and place of birth, ethnic ancestry and the visible minority population, religion, and languages spoken in Canada. Information is provided on Canada's immigrant or foreign-born population: its size, its geographic distribution, its origins and its demographic characteristics. Similar information is available for the Canadian-born population and for non-permanent residents. Data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) are available for various levels of geography.
The analytical document provides analysis on the key findings and trends in the data, and is complimented with the short articles found in NHS in Brief and the NHS Focus on Geography Series.
The NHS Profile is one data product that provides a statistical overview of user selected geographic areas based on several detailed variables and/or groups of variables. Other data products include data tables which represent a series of cross tabulations ranging in complexity and are available for various levels of geography.