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Posted on November 24 2022

Canada sets to welcome 471,000 migrants by the end of 2022

By  Editor
Updated January 12 2024

Highlights: Canada to invite 471,000 PRs in 2022

  • Canada will welcome 471,000 immigrants by 2022
  • Number of new permanent residents invited in September is 44,495
  • Canada invited 353,840 candidates in the first nine months of 2022
  • The target for 2023 is 465,000
  • Ontario invited 4,555 candidates in September 2022

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Canada on road to welcome 471,000 permanent residents by the end of 2022

In September 2022, immigration to Canada surged and the number of invitations was much more in comparison to August 2022. The number of invitations issued in July, August, and September 2022 can be found in the table below:

Month Number of invitations
July 43,250
August 34.05
September 44,495

The number of welcoming new permanent residents in September increased and Canada invited 44,495 candidates to migrate to Canada. Previously the record was made in November 2021 in which the number of Canada PR issued was 47,625.

The total number of invitations from January 2022 to September 2022 is 353,840. It has been estimated that by the end of 2022, Canada will welcome 471,787 new permanent residents.

Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024

According to the Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024, the target for 2022 was 431,465.

The table below reveals the details of 2022-2024 Immigration Levels Plan:

Immigration Class 2022 2023 2024
Economic 241,850 25,300 267,750
Family 105,000 109,500 113,000
Refugee 76,545 74,055 62,500
Humanitarian 8,250 10,500 7,750
Total 431,645 447,055 451,000

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Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025

The table below reveals the details of the Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025:

Immigration Class 2023 2024 2025
Economic 2,66,210 2,81,135 3,01,250
Family 1,06,500 114000 1,18,000
Refugee 76,305 76,115 72,750
Humanitarian 15,985 13,750 8000
Total 4,65,000 4,85,000 5,00,000

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Ontario issued more invitations in 2022

Immigration was conducted by almost all the provinces and territories in September 2022. Ontario invited 4,555 more permanent residents in comparison to the previous month. Northwest Territories showed an increase of only 15 more permanent residents. The number of increase in invitations for different provinces can be found in the table below:

Provinces Increase in invitations
Ontario 4,555
Northwest Territories 15
Alberta 4,925
Manitoba 2,495

The percentage increase can be found in the table below:

Province Invitations increase by percentage
British Columbia 28.1
Quebec 18.4
New Brunswick 13
Nova Scotia 15
Newfoundland and Labrador 25
Ontario 32.8
Alberta 47.7
Manitoba 38.2

Prince Edward Island saw a decrease of 1.9 percent while immigration for Yukon Territory was stable.

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