1.1.1 Proportion of Children & Youth < 25 Who Have Immigrated to Canada, by Province/Territory, 2011
- 0 to 4.99%
- 5 to 9.99%
- 10 to 14.99%
Newfoundland and Labrador
Prince Edward Island
Note: The proportion for Canada overall was 9.5%.
Source: Adapted from Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-010-X2011027.
In 2011, there were 945,130 children and youth under age 25 living in Canada who had immigrated from another country. Immigrant children represented 9.5% of the total population of children and youth in Canada. 376,915 immigrant children were between birth and 15 years, and 568,215 were aged 15 through 24 years.
There were differences between provinces and territories in these numbers and proportions. More immigrant children and youth lived in Ontario—almost 500,000, or 12.1% of the total population of children and youth in the province. British Columbia had over 150,000 children and youth who had immigrated to Canada, accounting for 12.2% of the province’s total population of children and youth.