1 in 4 Canadians are foreign-born
Today, 22 percent of Canadians are immigrants – more than ever before and the highest proportion of all G7 countries. By 2031, 1 in 3 Canadians will be a visible minority and 1 in 4 will be foreign-born.
International migration is main source of population growth. About 1,940,230 foreign-born people immigrated to Canada between 2006 and 2015, making up around 5.4 percent of Canada’s total population.