Immigrant population by place of birth and period of immigration (2006 Census)

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Immigrant population by place of birth and period of immigration (2006 Census)
  Total -
Immigrant
population1
Period of immigration
    Before 1991 1991 to 1995 1996 to 2000 2001 to 20062
  number
Total - place of birth 6,186,950 3,408,415 823,925 844,625 1,109,980
United Kingdom3 579,620 515,135 20,630 18,200 25,655
China, People's Republic of 466,940 133,910 69,635 108,285 155,105
India 443,690 156,830 67,825 89,890 129,140
Philippines 303,195 107,765 65,485 52,060 77,880
Italy 296,850 289,820 2,540 2,225 2,270
United States of America 250,535 168,840 18,770 24,155 38,770
Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region 215,430 107,925 66,570 33,505 7,430
Germany 171,405 149,020 6,155 8,595 7,635
Poland 170,490 123,435 32,655 7,905 6,495
Viet Nam4 160,170 107,760 31,005 10,860 10,545
Portugal 150,390 136,945 7,795 2,700 2,950
Pakistan 133,280 19,760 14,740 41,150 57,630
Jamaica 123,420 84,345 18,355 11,285 9,430
Netherlands 111,990 102,415 2,555 3,365 3,660
Sri Lanka 105,670 24,695 35,390 23,280 22,305
Korea, South5 98,395 26,500 13,250 23,195 35,450
Iran6 92,090 24,285 15,535 24,665 27,600
Guyana 87,195 57,525 14,815 7,575 7,275
Romania 82,645 22,560 15,400 16,605 28,080
France 79,550 44,685 7,815 9,860 17,185
Lebanon 75,275 41,320 15,790 6,815 11,355
Greece 73,125 69,385 1,715 970 1,050
Trinidad and Tobago 65,540 43,755 11,545 6,165 4,075
Taiwan 65,205 12,670 17,240 24,575 10,715
Russian Federation 64,130 12,995 8,290 21,715 21,125
Haiti 63,350 34,400 10,860 7,400 10,690
Ukraine 59,460 23,180 6,910 13,975 15,400
Mexico 49,925 18,950 5,965 8,485 16,520
Hungary 45,940 39,080 2,335 1,970 2,550
El Salvador 42,780 25,180 11,920 2,810 2,870
Egypt 40,575 21,975 5,990 5,740 6,875
Croatia 39,250 28,275 4,145 5,170 1,660
Colombia 39,145 6,995 1,605 5,240 25,305
Morocco 39,055 14,460 3,555 6,240 14,800
South Africa, Republic of 38,305 19,225 5,450 7,105 6,525
Yugoslavia, (not otherwise specified) 37,205 20,800 7,895 6,640 1,875
Afghanistan 36,165 4,215 5,390 10,320 16,240
Iraq 33,545 6,420 8,210 8,930 9,980
Bangladesh 33,230 4,325 5,215 10,140 13,545
Algeria 32,255 3,615 3,165 9,245 16,235
Bosnia and Herzegovina 28,730 3,335 10,615 12,175 2,610
Chile 26,505 19,375 2,920 1,890 2,325
Serbia and Montenegro 25,465 7,215 6,415 7,185 4,650
Fiji 24,390 14,770 5,020 2,145 2,455
Kenya 22,475 13,600 2,675 1,925 4,285
Ireland (Eire) 22,370 20,340 820 485 725
Peru 22,080 8,455 5,020 3,220 5,380
Czech Republic 22,030 18,580 1,190 1,145 1,110
Malaysia 21,885 14,305 3,780 1,680 2,115
Japan 21,705 9,330 2,535 4,000 5,835
Turkey 21,580 8,165 3,755 3,315 6,350
Israel 21,320 11,890 2,155 2,325 4,950
Austria 20,795 19,205 520 555 515
Belgium 20,215 16,625 875 1,215 1,500
Cambodia7 20,190 15,400 2,100 1,160 1,540
Switzerland 19,955 13,760 2,160 2,180 1,855
Tanzania, United Republic of 19,765 14,430 2,055 1,345 1,935
Ethiopia 19,715 5,460 4,425 3,180 6,650
Somalia 19,515 3,240 8,040 4,365 3,865

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