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Nova Scotia's Population saw fastest growth in last one year, Thanks to Immigration

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 31, Dec 2019

visas default image Nova Scotia- one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada has registered a record population growth in last twelve months. The immigrants and inter provincial migrants have been the key factor behind this significant surge in population. This maritime province is one of the best places to live, work and settle in the maple leaf country and this mammoth rise in immigrant population clearly indicates the same.

Population Growth of Nova Scotia

As per Statistics Canada, the Nova Scotia's population raised by 12,339 residents from October 1, 2018 to October 1, 2019. This increase comprise 7,165 immigrants,who arrived in Nova Scotia during this 12-month period.Overall, the population of the province has increased by 1.28 % which is the fastest population rise over a period of 12 months, since 1972.

This has raised population of Nova Scotia, Canada to a record 976,768 as of October 1, 2019. The record is also set for the third quarter, i.e. between July 1 and October 1, 2019 in terms of population rise. In the 3rd quarter of year 2019, population of Nova Scotia, raised by 5,373, of which immigrants share is 2,471.

Overall population growth enhanced despite declining natural growth

Despite Nova Scotia's natural growth has been on a descending trend since 2016, the overall population growth increased as immigration and inter provincial migration have enhanced considerably in the same time period, according to Statistics Canada data.

Nova Scotia inviting the skilled workers through targeted PNP draws

In last few months, Nova Scotia is inviting significant number of skilled and talented workers from overseas through the Express Entry aligned stream of its popular PNP, i.e. Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). This has been one the key factors and offers easy pathway to obtain Canada PR to the foreign skilled workers.

Recently, the draw of NSNP- Labour market Priorities Stream occurred on 5th December to invite the Express Entry candidates with work experience as Social and Community Service Workers (National Occupational Classification, NOC- 4212).

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If your CRS point score in federal express entry system is not high enough to get ITA (Invitation to Apply) from IRCC, you may apply for a provincial nomination through Nova Scotia Nominee Program, to obtain provincial nomination and subsequently, increase your express entry CRS score by 600 points. To get complete process assistance to apply for the NSNP or other relevant PNP, based on your profile, you may get in touch with certified Canadian Visa Counsellors and experts at Visas Avenue.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.

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