Canada PR Report

Where Canadian immigrants landed in 2023

by moving2canada

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In 2023, Canada surpassed its immigration target  by welcoming  471,550 new permanent residents.


The majority of these immigrants came through economic pathways like Express Entry and the Provincial Nominee Program.

Ontario had a record-breaking year with 206,720 new permanent residents admitted. British Columbia came in second, and Alberta slid into the top three.

Immigration by provinces

The top city for new Canadian permanent reisdents was Toronto, with about 135,865 permanent residents landing there last year.

Top source countries of Canadian immigrants

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01 India

02 China

04 Afghanistan

03 Philippines

05 Nigeria

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