Inmigracion Canadiense Quebec

Quebec Welcomed 52,800 New Immigrants in 2023

Canada’s population grew faster last year than at any other time since the 1950s, Statistics Canada reported on Wednesday.

Many immigrants are moving to Canadian cities that offer good working conditions. Contact Inmigración Canadiense to learn about the requirements for immigrating.

According to the statistical agency, the population grew by 3.2% in 2023, reaching 40,769,890 inhabitants as of January 1, 2024, the highest rate since 1957 when it grew by 3.3%.

Across Canada, the population increased by 1,271,872 people between January 1, 2023, and January 1, 2024. Statistics Canada states that 97.6% of that population growth was the result of immigration; 471,771 immigrants settled in the country last year, and the number of temporary residents, most of whom are foreign workers, increased by 804,901.

Canada is growing at an unprecedented rate since the 1950s baby boom, largely driven by the arrival of non-permanent residents.

New Immigrants in 2023 in Quebec
Increase in Canadian population in 2023
Increase in Quebec population in 2023

In Quebec, where the population increased by 218,000 people, almost 100% of the growth came from immigration, said Payeur. Quebec’s growth, while a record for the province, was lower than that of any other province except Newfoundland and Labrador.

Alberta recorded the highest population growth in 2023 (4.3%), according to data from Statistics Canada adapted by Quebec’s statistics agency, followed by Prince Edward Island, with 3.6%.

Ontario’s population grew by 3.4%, although it lost 36,197 residents who moved to other provinces, according to Statistics Canada. Alberta gained 55,107 residents from other provinces, the largest increase since comparable data became available in 1972.

Quebec recorded only 400 more births than deaths in 2023, while the number of temporary residents increased by 174,200 people and permanent immigrants by 52,800. About 9,400 people left the province. Across Canada, births exceeded deaths by 31,103, according to Statistics Canada data.

Overall, Canada offers job security and a good standard of living. If you want to move to a city in this wonderful country, contact Inmigración Canadiense; they will inform you about the requirements for immigrating.