Distribution of 1990s' immigrants compared with distribution of total population, Canada, provinces and territories, 2001

  1990s' immigrants Total population in Canada Ratio of 1990s' immigrants to total population(1)
Canada 100.0% 100.0%  
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.1% 1.7% 0.1
Prince Edward Island 0.0% 0.5% 0.1
Nova Scotia 0.6% 3.0% 0.2
New Brunswick 0.2% 2.4% 0.1
Quebec 13.4% 24.0% 0.6
Ontario 55.8% 38.1% 1.5
Manitoba 1.8% 3.7% 0.5
Saskatchewan 0.6% 3.2% 0.2
Alberta 7.1% 9.9% 0.7
British Columbia 20.2% 13.1% 1.5
Yukon Territory 0.0% 0.1% 0.4
Northwest Territories 0.0% 0.1% 0.3
Nunavut 0.0% 0.1% 0.1
(1) This ratio shows whether the proportion of 1990s' immigrants living in a given province or territory is higher than the proportion of the total population living in that province or territory. For example, if 5% of 1990s' immigrants live in a given province and the same proportion (5%) of the total population lives there, then the ratio will be 1.0.