Table 3
Cumulative transition rate to permanent residence among temporary foreign workers within 5 years of arrival in Canada

Table 3
Cumulative transition rate to permanent residence among temporary foreign workers within 5 years of arrival in Canada
Table summary
This table displays the results of Cumulative transition rate to permanent residence among temporary foreign workers within 5 years of arrival in Canada Observed rates by arrival cohort, Adjusted rates by arrival cohort, 1990 to 1994, 1995 to 1999, 2000 to 2004 and 2005 to 2009, calculated using percent and number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Observed rates by arrival cohort Adjusted rates by arrival cohort
1990 to 1994 1995 to 1999 2000 to 2004 2005 to 2009 1990 to 1994 1995 to 1999 2000 to 2004 2005 to 2009
percent
Work permit category  
Temporary Foreign Worker Program  
Live-in Caregiver 77.2 83.1 83.2 55.9 49.1 59.8 70.5 43.3
Seasonal Agricultural Workers 1.6 1.8 1.4 2.1 3.3 2.9 3.3 7.3
Low-skill Pilot Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 11.0 30.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 14.6 25.1
Others 10.1 8.2 12.5 22.8 13.2 8.8 12.4 22.7
International Mobility Program  
International Agreement 4.9 3.4 5.7 10.8 10.5 6.8 9.3 22.0
Significant Benefit 8.9 7.4 8.3 13.5 11.0 7.5 8.6 14.7
Reciprocal Employment 7.1 5.0 5.4 9.0 8.1 4.5 4.9 9.6
Spouse/Common-law Partner 43.0 51.8 44.4 50.3 28.9 38.5 32.0 41.7
Research and Studies Related 24.3 18.3 19.9 16.2 17.3 10.9 13.5 14.8
Others 1.4 1.3 1.7 6.2 2.4 1.3 1.7 10.1
Gender  
Male 6.9 5.0 7.5 16.2 13.4 7.9 12.3 20.2
Female 30.7 17.9 24.8 28.5 16.9 10.3 14.8 22.2
Age received first work permit  
18 to 24 11.1 6.8 7.7 9.5 12.2 7.3 10.5 15.3
25 to 34 20.0 12.1 17.6 26.3 16.7 10.1 14.9 24.4
35 to 44 13.9 8.3 15.7 27.6 15.1 8.8 14.5 21.6
45 to 54 7.2 3.9 8.1 17.6 12.9 6.8 11.3 17.3
55 to 64 3.1 1.5 3.1 6.9 10.1 4.7 8.4 11.7
Region of birth  
Northern/Western Europe 9.0 6.4 10.0 17.7 12.4 9.2 15.1 24.8
Southern/Eastern Europe 15.4 14.5 18.7 27.7 16.3 14.8 18.4 24.9
Africa 21.7 19.4 29.3 39.7 19.9 16.7 24.9 34.7
Eastern Asia 19.1 12.7 12.3 16.7 22.7 13.4 15.1 20.7
Southern Asia 22.9 18.0 23.0 33.1 21.3 16.4 17.9 26.5
Southeast Asia 77.8 65.3 67.9 49.3 32.0 16.2 18.4 29.4
West Asia and the Middle East 12.1 8.3 18.7 25.5 14.4 8.8 16.9 22.0
Oceania 8.3 5.4 5.8 6.7 14.8 9.7 11.8 13.4
North America 2.9 1.7 2.8 5.9 6.2 3.4 6.1 7.0
Caribbean, Central and South America 14.9 6.0 11.6 18.3 15.9 9.7 17.1 19.7
Skill level of first work permit  
Higher skilled 8.2 6.0 8.9 17.0 15.4 9.4 13.8 21.6
Lower skilled 39.9 24.0 31.4 34.3 14.3 8.0 11.1 19.0
Not specified 8.4 6.7 10.4 16.5 13.5 7.4 13.9 22.7
Destination of province or region  
Atlantic 9.1 4.5 6.7 16.6 14.4 6.0 9.1 16.6
Quebec 12.4 7.9 12.6 16.4 14.4 8.5 13.4 19.3
Ontario 15.5 7.3 13.2 20.0 15.0 9.0 13.0 18.0
Prairies 16.0 11.9 17.2 31.2 16.2 9.8 15.8 26.8
British Columbia 18.8 11.2 13.3 17.3 15.0 8.5 13.4 21.0
Territories 16.0 11.4 10.6 21.2 13.0 7.3 10.8 20.8
Not stated 2.0 2.6 2.2 4.4 8.3 4.6 8.2 10.3
Overall 14.7 8.7 13.3 21.1 14.7 8.7 13.3 21.1
  number
Total number of transitionsTable 3 Note 1 39,000 26,000 48,000 112,000 39,000 26,000 48,000 112,000
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