Infographic: French-speaking immigrants outside Quebec

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What is the proportion of immigrants* in the French-speaking** population outside Quebec?

Provinces and territories French-speaking population French-speaking immigrants Percentage of immigrants within the French-speaking population
NL 1,735 183 11%
PEI 4,670 113 2%
NS 29,863 1,395 5%
NB 231,435 3,423 2%
ON 524,100 77,175 15%
MB 38,573 3,143 8%
SK 13,030 1,125 9%
AB 68,265 11,885 17%
BC 60,450 15,433 26%
YT 1,210 173 14%
NT 1,123 113 10%
NU 448 20 5%
Canada outside Quebec 974,900 114,178 12%

And how does it compare to the proportion of immigrants in the English-speaking population?

Provinces and territories Percentage of immigrants within the English-speaking population Percentage of immigrants within the French-speaking population
NL 2% 11%
PEI 5% 2%
NS 5% 5%
NB 5% 2%
ON 28% 15%
MB 15% 8%
SK 7% 9%
AB 17% 17%
BC 26% 26%
YT 11% 14%
NT 7% 10%
NU 7% 10%
Canada outside Quebec 22% 12%
  • There are nearly 1 million Francophones outside Quebec; 12% are immigrants.
  • There are nearly 24 million Anglophones outside Quebec; 22% are immigrants.

Where were French-speaking immigrants who live outside Quebec born?

  • Europe: 34%
  • Africa: 30%
  • Asia: 19%
  • Americas: 16%
  • Other: 1%

Source:

Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-010-X2011043.

 

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Footnotes

Footnote *

Immigrants are foreign-born persons who are now or who once were landed immigrants or permanent residents.

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Data is based on first official language spoken, after equal distribution of the data under the “English and French” category between each linguistic group.

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Date modified:
2017-11-08