Table 13.3 Immigrant population, by place of birth, 1991 to 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 13.3 immigrant population 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006, calculated using number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  1991 1996 2001 2006
  number
Immigrant population 4,342,890 4,971,070 5,448,480 6,186,950
United States 249,075 244,695 237,920 250,535
Central and South America 219,385 273,820 304,650 381,165
Caribbean and Bermuda 232,520 279,405 294,050 317,765
Europe 2,360,425 2,332,060 2,287,550 2,278,345
United Kingdom 717,750 655,540 605,995 579,625
Other Northern and Western Europe 514,925 514,310 494,820 489,540
Eastern Europe 420,460 447,830 471,365 511,095
Southern Europe 707,285 714,380 715,370 698,080
Africa 166,175 229,300 282,600 374,565
Asia 1,069,050 1,562,770 1,989,180 2,525,160
West Central Asia and the Middle East 151,075 210,850 285,580 370,515
Eastern Asia 377,215 589,420 730,600 874,370
Southeast Asia 311,970 408,985 469,110 560,995
Southern Asia 228,795 353,515 503,890 719,275
Oceania and otherNote 1 46,265 49,025 52,525 59,410
1. "Other" includes Greenland, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the category "Other country," as well as immigrants born in Canada.
Source: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 1991 to 2006.
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