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Brazilian Immigrants to Canada

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Brazilian Immigrants to Canada

29K Brazilians in Canada

In 2016, 29,315 Brazilian immigrants resided in Canada

Brazilian immigrants in Canada (2011)

Brazilian immigrants Canada

In 2011, the immigrant population comprised 20.6% of Canada’s population, so one in five people were immigrants.

In 2011, 22,900 immigrants from Brazil resided in Canada.

Nine out of ten Brazilians lived in three provinces: Ontario (11,810 or 52%), Quebec (5,845 or 26%) and British Columbia (2,875 or 13%).


We would like to point out that we used data from the National Household Survey (NHS) knowing that its quality is still under criticism because this survey was conducted on a voluntary basis, so its validity, reliability and comparability with other instruments, such as population censuses have become an issue. In fact, before the first release of the NHS results, Statistics Canada issued warnings and cautions when using the NHS data, so use this data prudently.

Citizens from Brazil landed in Canada in recent years

From 2006 to 2015, 18,697 new permanent residents from Brazil landed in Canada.

Landing Year Total
2006 1,181
2007 1,745
2008 2,137
2009 2,510
2010 2,598
2011 1,508
2012 1,641
2013 1,712
2014 1,916
2015 1,749
2006-2015 18,697
Source: Government of Canada.

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