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Canada Welcomed 341,000 immigrants in 2019

Posted - 12, Feb 2020

Canada has been inviting significant number of immigrants in last few years and year 2019 was overwhelming in this regard. Canada invited massive 341,000 new immigrants last year, and India alone accounted for 25 percent of these new immigrants to Canada. The mighty nations like USA and UK have made their immigration policy stricter in last few years, which consequently has made Canada the automatic Immigration choice for Indians in particular. Let's find out more about Canada immigration in 2019.

Canada Welcomed Significant number of immigrants in 2019

India tops the tally of top five source countries of new immigrants to Canada. India leads with 85,585 immigrants sent to Canada in 2019, followed by China (30260), Philippine (27,815) and Nigeria (12,595), etc.

Total New Immigrants in 2019 3,41,180
1. India 85,585
2. China 30,260
3. Philippines 27,815
4. Nigeria 12,595
5. United States of America 10,800
6. Pakistan 10,790
7. Syria 10,120
8. Eritrea 7,025
9. Korea, Republic of 6,110
10. Iran 6,055

India accounted for 25 per cent of the total immigrants to Canada in 2019. The Indian share in newcomers to Canada has raised exceptionally in last few years. Interestingly, Canada is 2nd largest country in the world and India has 2nd largest population in the world. This makes immigration a key factor of relation between the two countries.

Immigration to Canada from India

India also has substantial middle-class and qualified population with high levels of English proficiency, skills, and work experience, which meet immigrant selection parameters of the maple leaf country. The considerable decline in approval rates for the H1-B visa program under the administration of President Trump has also resulted in Indian nationals, choosing to apply for permanent residency in Canada.
Also read-Key Programs&Procedure to apply Canadian permanent residency visa from India
Canada Immigration Plan for 2021

Canada is the best country in the world to immigrate toat the moment. It is the no.1 country in the world based on quality of life and 2nd best in the world for obtaining citizenship, as per US News and World report. If you want to apply permanent residency in Canada this year, federal Express Entry System and Provincial Nominee Program are the two key pathways you can consider. You may coordinate with a trusted Canada immigration consultant to confirm your eligibility for immigration to Canada and subsequently, prepare your immigration file at earliest.

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