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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Permanent Residents data set

Data source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Date range

1985 onward

Description

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Permanent Residents data has been provided by the CIC Research and Evaluation Branch for the purpose of facilitating immigrant health research projects. Data pertaining to citizenship and immigration, such as immigration class, year of arrival, and country of origin are available for request.

 

Inclusions
  • Individuals who have been granted permanent residence in Canada from 1985 onward.
Exclusions
  • Note that those individuals who do not link to Population Data BC holdings will be excluded.
Fields available

Year of birth

Month of birth

Day of birth โ€“ Research rationale describing why this field is required must be supplied before it will be considered for release
Gender
Age Grouping
Country of Birth
Marital and Family Status
Family Status (whether an individual is the principal applicant or a spouse and dependent)
Immigrant Category
Immigration Class
Immigration Special Programs
Year of Arrival
Month of Arrival
Day of Arrivalโ€“ Research rationale describing why this field is required must be supplied before it will be considered for release
Year of Landing (as a Permanent Resident)
Month of Landing (as a Permanent Resident)
Day of Landing (as a Permanent Resident) โ€“ Research rationale describing why this field is required must be supplied before it will be considered for release
City of Intended Destination in Canada
CMA/CA Destination in Canada (using 2001 Census data)
Province of Intended Destination in Canada
Region of Intended Destination in Canada
Country of Citizenship
Country of Last Permanent Residence
Source Area (CIC World Regions)
Educational Qualification
Level of Education
Years of Schooling
Intended National Occupation Codes (NOC7)
Intended National Occupation Codes (NOC4)
Intended National Occupation Codes (NOC3)
Intended National Occupation Codes (NOC2)
Skill Level (based on National Occupational Classification)
Mother Tongue
Canadian Language Ability