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Chart 2  The US is the predominant destination country of Canadians living abroad

This double vertical bar graph indicates the average annual number of Canadian-born emigrants and immigrants to a given country for the 2000-2004 period. The United States welcomed on average 68,900 people per year, while 6,110 people from the United States  immigrated to Canada. The second largest exchange was with the United Kingdom. On average, 8,500 Canada went to live there every year while 5,200 Britons came to live in Canada.