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Figure 4 Foreign-born as a percentage of metropolitan population, 2006

Figure 4 Foreign-born as a percentage of metropolitan population, 2006

Note:

The data from the United States is from 2005.

Sources: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census; Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006 Census; U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey.

Description

This graph compares selected cities in Australia, the United States and Canada in terms of the proportions of its population born outside the country. Toronto and Vancouver recorded the highest proportions of foreign-born population, with 45.7% and 39.6%, respectively. These were followed by Miami (Florida) with 36.5%, Los Angeles with 34.7%, Sydney (Australia) with 31.7%, Melbourne with 28.9%, New York City with 27.6%, Montréal with 20.6% and Washington with 19.9%.

Sources: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census; Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006 Census; U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey.