According to recent immigration statistics, India remains the top source of new Canadian immigrants in the first two quarters of 2023. Over 84,000 people from India have made Canada their new home, followed by China, Philippines, and Nigeria.

📈 The total number of new immigrants welcomed by Canada in the first half of 2023 reached 263,180, marking a 12.5% increase compared to the same period in 2022.

🌐 The top 10 source countries for new immigrants in the first two quarters of 2023 are as follows:

1- 🇮🇳 India (84,425)

2- 🇨🇳 China (18,760)

3- 🇵🇭 Philippines (14,450)

4- 🇳🇬 Nigeria (10,180)

5- 🇦🇫 Afghanistan (7,670)

6- 🇺🇸 United States of America (6,675)

7- 🇵🇰 Pakistan (6,355)

8- 🇪🇷 Eritrea (5,910)

9- 🇫🇷 France (5,750)

10- 🇮🇷 Iran (4,840)

🎯 Canada has set a goal of welcoming 431,645 new immigrants in 2023. With the strong influx in the first half of the year, it is likely that this target will be met or exceeded.

👥 Several factors contribute to the high number of new immigrants, including Canada’s aging population, the need for skilled workers, and changes to the Express Entry system. Additionally, new programs like the Atlantic Immigration Pilot are making it easier for immigrants to come to Canada.

💼 The arrival of new immigrants is positively impacting Canada’s economy, as they start businesses, create jobs, and enrich the country’s cultural and social fabric.”

Source : CIC NEWS

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