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Citizenship of population 18 years and over by immigrant status and period of immigration and sex, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data

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Citizenship Total population3 Non-immigrant population4 Immigrant population5
Total Before 1991 1991 to 2002 2003 to 20066
Notes:
  1. Includes persons who are stateless.
  2. Includes persons who are stateless. Prior to the 2006 Census, this category was called 'Citizens of other countries.' The content of the category remains unchanged in 2006 compared with previous censuses.
  3. Includes non-permanent residents (not shown as a separate column in this table), as well as the sum of the counts for the non-immigrant population and immigrant population.
  4. Non-immigrants are persons who are Canadian citizens by birth. Although most Canadian citizens by birth were born in Canada, a small number were born outside Canada to Canadian parents.
  5. Immigrants are persons who are, or have ever been, landed immigrants in Canada. A landed immigrant is a person who has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others are more recent arrivals. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number were born in Canada. Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to Census Day, May 16, 2006.
  6. Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to Census Day, May 16, 2006.
Total            
Citizenship1 24,344,205 18,424,280 5,699,260 3,399,645 1,797,200 502,415
Canadian citizens 22,875,880 18,424,280 4,451,595 3,071,655 1,379,935 0
Canadian citizens only 22,131,950 18,327,340 3,804,610 2,689,040 1,115,575 0
Citizens of Canada and at least one other country 743,925 96,940 646,985 382,620 264,365 0
Not Canadian citizens2 1,468,325 0 1,247,660 327,985 417,260 502,415
Male            
Citizenship1 11,787,210 8,960,010 2,716,925 1,637,685 847,880 231,355
Canadian citizens 11,104,080 8,960,010 2,144,065 1,491,380 652,690 0
Canadian citizens only 10,736,275 8,912,320 1,823,955 1,300,980 522,975 0
Citizens of Canada and at least one other country 367,805 47,695 320,110 190,395 129,715 0
Not Canadian citizens2 683,130 0 572,860 146,310 195,190 231,355
Female            
Citizenship1 12,556,995 9,464,270 2,982,330 1,761,955 949,315 271,060
Canadian citizens 11,771,800 9,464,265 2,307,530 1,580,285 727,250 0
Canadian citizens only 11,395,675 9,415,020 1,980,655 1,388,060 592,595 0
Citizens of Canada and at least one other country 376,120 49,245 326,875 192,220 134,650 0
Not Canadian citizens2 785,195 0 674,800 181,675 222,065 271,060
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