French Immigrants to Canada
5K French immigrants admitted in Canada in 2019
From 2015 to 2019, 30,000 French citizens were admitted in Canada as a permanent residents.
In 2016, 105,565 French immigrants resided in Canada -most of them lived in Quebec.
French immigrants in Canada 2001 and 2011
The most recent data (2011) shows that immigrants comprised 20.6% of Canada”s population; in other words, one in five people were immigrants.
The number of immigrants from France increased 30% from 69,460 in 2001 to 90,440 in 2011.
In 2011, 75% of French immigrants resided in Quebec. In fact, Montreal was home to 46,540 French immigrants.
In 2011, 14% of French immigrants resided in Ontario, and 6% in British Columbia.
This is the most recent data that allows us to make some “reasonable” comparisons. However, the accuracy might be questionable since the data comes from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). Please use it cautiously.
Citizens from France landed in Canada in recent years
From 2006 to 2015, 49,011 new permanent residents from France landed in Canada.
|Source: Government of Canada|
FRENCH IMMIGRANTS IN CANADA (2016)