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Posted on October 16 2019

Indians get the highest number of Canada PR in 2019

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Updated January 13 2024

25% of all the Permanent Residency Visas granted by Canada in 2019 have gone to Indians.

Canada has issued 2,28,510 PR Visas from January to August 2019. Out of these Indians have got 57,185 Permanent Residency Visas which accounts for an impressive 25%.

Thus, India tops the list of nations to get the highest number of Canada PR in 2019.

On second place on the list of countries with the highest number of Canada PR is China. From the period of January to August, China has obtained 21,060 Canadian PR Visas which is less than half of India.

On third place is the Philippines with 19,185 Canada PR Visas between January and August 2019.

Nigeria came fourth with 8,420 Canada PR Visas between January and August this year.

With 7,375 PR Visas, the United States of America secures the fifth place.

Pakistan and Syria come sixth and seventh respectively with 7,305 and 6,790 PR Visas.

South Korea with 4,250 PR Visas comes eighth while Eritrea and Iran come 9th and 10th respectively. Eritrea obtained 4,180 Canada PR Visas while Iran got 4,100 PR Visas.

The second quarter of this year between April and June was the biggest quarter for India. 23,830 Canada PR Visas were issued to India in Q2 alone.

Here is the break-up of the number of PR Visas obtained by each country quarterly:

Q1:

S.No Country Q1  
 
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Total  
1 India 3,905 4,820 6,870 15,590  
2 China 1,880 2,215 2,745 6,835  
3 Philippines 1,820 1,905 2,235 5,965  
4 Nigeria 620 665 810 2,095  
5 USA 680 635 830 2,140  
6 Pakistan 585 720 855 2,160  
7 Syria 390 700 555 1,645  
8 South Korea 350 305 520 1,175  
9 Eritrea 370 475 595 1,440  
10 Iran 240 305 490 1,035  

Q2:

S.No Country Q2  
 
Apr May Jun Q2 Total  
1 India 6,650 8,855 8,325 23,830  
2 China 2,820 3,065 2,610 8,495  
3 Philippines 2,335 2,790 3,035 8,160  
4 Nigeria 1,010 1,180 1,415 3,605  
5 USA 900 1,045 1,005 2,950  
6 Pakistan 815 980 1,250 3,045  
7 Syria 690 900 1,065 2,655  
8 South Korea 380 665 620 1,665  
9 Eritrea 490 695 625 1,810  
10 Iran 500 845 705 2,045  

Q3:

S No Country Q3  
 
Jul Aug Q3 Total  
1 India 9,405 8,365 17,765  
2 China 2,840 2,885 5,725  
3 Philippines 2,640 2,420 5,060  
4 Nigeria 1,510 1,210 2,720  
5 USA 1,160 1,125 2,285  
6 Pakistan 1,225 880 2,105  
7 Syria 1,750 740 2,490  
8 South Korea 680 735 1,410  
9 Eritrea 600 330 930  
10 Iran 640 375 1,015  

Total PR Visas obtained in 2019:

S. No Country Total PR Visas obtained in 2019
1 India 57,185
2 China 21,060
3 Philippines 19,185
4 Nigeria 8,420
5 USA 7,375
6 Pakistan 7,305
7 Syria 6,790
8 South Korea 4,250
9 Eritrea 4,180
10 Iran 4,100

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