China, India, and the Philippines were the leading countries of origin for immigrants to Canada and the top source countries within the last decade. In 2011, China was Canada's top source country for immigrants at 33,018. The Philippines followed with 32,747 people, and India had 28,943 immigrants. However, in 2021 India led the pack at 127,933 immigrants while China decreased to 31,001, and the Philippines lagged even more with only 18 021 citizens immigrating. In 2021, a record-breaking number of 406,000 immigrants made Canada their permanent home.
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