Canada's Immigration

What will Canada's Population be in 2050?

What is Immigration?

  1. - The action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country.

  2. - The place at an airport or country's border where government officials check the documents of people entering that country.

What is Canada's Immigration rate?

Immigration has ranged between 221,352 and 262,236 immigrants per annul.The three main official reasons given for the level of immigration are:
  1. The social component – Canada facilitates family reunification.
  2. The humanitarian component – Relating to refugees.
  3. The economic component – Attracting immigrants who will contribute economically and fill labor market needs.

Four main categories of Immigration.

In Canada there are four categories of immigrants: family class (closely related persons of Canadian residents living in Canada), economic immigrants (skilled workers and business people), other (people accepted as immigrants for humanitarian or compassionate reasons) and refugees (people who are escaping persecution, torture or cruel and unusual punishment).

What will Canada's Population be like in 2050?

Canada’s population is expected to reach 40 million give or take 5 million. Between now and then, population growth will have slowed due to continued low fertility levels, a measure of the number of children women have over their childbearing years. The population could level off at 35 million if the present low birthrate is not offset by a high rate of immigration.