Manitoba Immigration Facts Report 2016

Introduction

Immigration has long played an important role in Manitoba’s growth and prosperity. Honouring that great tradition, we continue to promote our province as the destination of choice for skilled immigrants and immigrant entrepreneurs, and to welcome refugees and family sponsored newcomers from around the world.

Note: Data in this report was created by the Province of Manitoba using IRCC Q2 2017 immigration data.


1. Immigration Trends

2. Immigration Levels

3. Manitoba Permanent Residents

4. Destination

5. Source Country

6. Demographics

7. Official Languages

8. Education, Occupation, and Skill Level

9. Temporary Workers and International Students


Footnotes

1 Provincial Nominees are a subcategory of the Federal Economic Class.

2 Includes Humanitarian and Compassionate, Permit Holders Class, Public Policy, and Family Relations.

3 Manitoba’s share of Canada’s immigration.

4 Includes entrepreneur, investor and self-employed.

5 Stateless & Not Stated also includes world region data which, due to privacy considerations, has been supressed.

6 Including no education level – Due to operational adjustments to IRCCs administrative data files, data under the variable “Level of
Education” are preliminary estimates and are currently under review.

7 Includes provincial nominees, federally selected skilled workers, business persons, live-in caregivers, and Canadian experience class.

8 This table represents skill level for Economic Immigrant Principal Applicants only, including provincial nominees, federally selected skilled
workers, business persons, live-in caregivers, and Canadian experience class.

9 Other category includes those intending to work including New Workers (15 years of age or older). Not intending to work includes Other
Non-Workers (15 years of age or older) and Students (15 years of age or older). Those ‘not stated’ are also included.

10 This term refers to permit holders with a valid permit that was also signed in the given year.

11 Defined by the intended destination as specified on the permit and when the intended destination is not specified for permits signed on or
after January 1st 2012, the last known address of the permit holder as of December 31st of the given year is used instead.

12 The total unique count may not equal to the sum of permit holders in each program as an individual may hold more than one type of
permit over a given period.