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Jamaican Immigrants to Canada

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Jamaican Immigrants to Canada

4K Jamaicans admitted in Canada in 2019

From 2015 to 2019, 18,650 Jamaican citizens were admitted in Canada as permanent residents.

2016 Census

In 2016, 138,345 Jamaican immigrants resided in Canada -most of them lived in Ontario.

Jamaican immigrants in Canada 2001 and 2011

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

The number of immigrants from the Jamaica increased from 120,205 in 2001 to 126,035 in 2011, ranking UK nationals as the 15th largest foreign-born group in Canada in 2011.

Jamaican immigrants have been largely concentrated in Ontario (88%) –particularly, in the Greater Toronto Area where 96,160 Jamaican-born resided in 2011.

In 2011, 4% of Jamaican nationals resided in Quebec, 3% in Alberta and 2% in British Columbia.


In 2011, Jamaica nationals were the 9th largest foreign-born group in the Greater Toronto Area.

NOTE:

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 Jamaica landed in Canada in recent years

From 2006 to 2015, 24,162 new permanent residents from Jamaica landed in Canada.

Landing YearTotal
20061,722
20072,141
20082,334
20092,457
20102,321
20112,059
20122,175
20132,480
20143,050
20153,423
2006-201524,162
Source: Government of Canada

JAMAICAN IMMIGRANTS IN CANADA (2016)

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