Top 10 of source countries

                   
 Top 10 Source Countries – Authorizations and Visas Issued for Permanent Residents (in Persons) – Source – CIC 
CALENDAR YEAR YEAR TO DATE
Country of Citizenship 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2012 (Jan-Mar) 2013 (Jan-Mar) % Change
India 28,201 31,972 33,007 29,364 31,757 8,500 10,468 23%
China, People’s Republic of 29,403 30,035 30,703 32,348 35,581 10,113 9,740 -4%
Philippines 25,425 29,105 40,423 37,548 34,577 10,909 7,202 -34%
Pakistan 8,262 7,551 6,467 9,605 12,088 2,626 3,816 45%
Iran 6,478 6,286 8,253 7,636 8,075 1,081 2,825 161%
United States of America 8,219 7,603 6,149 5,706 6,059 1,723 1,537 -11%
Haiti 2,266 2,422 5,290 7,117 6,414 1,976 1,495 -24%
France 4,683 5,244 4,935 4,738 6,486 1,732 1,302 -25%
Egypt 3,454 4,381 5,528 4,797 5,649 1,582 1,190 -25%
Colombia 5,561 5,058 5,490 5,091 3,970 1,339 1,069 -20%
Total Top 10 121,952 129,657 146,245 143,950 150,656 41,581 40,644 -2%
Other* 123,747 133,747 130,653 116,869 115,884 30,236 26,008 -14%
Total 245,699 263,404 276,898 260,819 266,540 71,817 66,652 -7%