Immigration

Immigration is one of the most important ways in which Canada will grow its population in the decades ahead. Canada needs a system that is easy to navigate, provides a positive and welcoming experience, and encourages immigrants to stay.

Indicators in this section assess factors that attract immigrants to Canada, and the experience and well-being of immigrants once they arrive.

Download the full National Scorecard report
Download

The report discusses opportunities to increase permanent immigration in the context of Covid-19 and the challenges immigrants have faced during the pandemic. It also considers the barriers immigrants face in fully contributing their knowledge and skills to our society and economy.

Immigrant income gap
Direction Canada is trending
Needs attention
Where Canada is at
Target
Why it matters
Data Sources
Statistics Canada
Regional retention of immigrants
Direction Canada is trending
Needs attention
Where Canada is at
Target
Why it matters
Data Sources
Statistics Canada
International students transitioning to permanent residence
Direction Canada is trending
On track
Where Canada is at
Target
Why it matters
Data Sources
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Migrant acceptance
Direction Canada is trending
Leading
Where Canada is at
Target
Why it matters
Data Sources
Gallup
Immigrant life satisfaction
Direction Canada is trending
Leading
Where Canada is at
Target
Why it matters
Data Sources
OECD
Global reputation
Direction Canada is trending
On track
Where Canada is at
Target
Why it matters
Data Sources
RepTrak
Immigration indicators
Needs attention
Learn More
Needs attention
Learn More
On track
Learn More
Leading
Learn More
Leading
Learn More
Needs attention
Learn More
On track
Learn More