Immigration Report Card – 1996

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Published: December 1, 1997

Immigration Report Card - 1996

IMMIGRATION REPORT CARD - 1996

COMPONENTS PLANNED LEVEL ACTUAL LANDINGS %DIFFERENCE*
IMMIGRANTS
Immediate Family

47,000 - 51,000

43,149

-15%

Parents and Grandparents

31,000 - 34,700

24,417

-30%

Total Family

78,000 - 85,700

67,566

-21%

Skilled Worker

66,500 - 73,000

97,219

33%

Business

18,000 - 20,500

22,363

9%

Prov./Terr. Nominees

1,000

231

-77%

Total Economic

85,500 - 94,500

119,813

27%

Live-in Caregiver - Pr. Appl.

3,000

3,580

19%

Live-in Caregiver - Sp. or Dep

1,000

917

-8%

Deferred Removal Order Class

3,500

3,313

-5%

Total Other**

7,500

7,810

4%

REFUGEES
Government Assisted Refugees

7,300

7,836

7%

Privately Sponsored Refugees

2,700 - 4,000

3,040

-24%

Refugees Landed in Canada

12,000 - 18,000

17,216

-4%

Dependants Abroad***

2,000 - 3,000

393

-87%

Total Refugees

24,000 - 32,300

28,485

-12%

Total Planned

195,000 - 220,000

223,674

2%

Retirees

N/A

145

N/A

Backlog

N/A

231

N/A

Total

195,000 - 220,000

224,050

2%

* Where the planned levels are expressed as ranges, the % difference is expressed in terms of the ceiling level of the specified range.
**Retirees are no longer considered a separate category and are therefore not included in this category for purposes of planning levels
***Dependants (of a refugee landed in Canada) who live abroad
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