Canada – Study permit holders by country of citizenship
IRCC recently provided the number of study permit holders by country of citizenship and year in which the permit(s) became effective. Parsai Immigration Services compiled the data of the countries with the most study permit holders from January 2019 until June 2022.
This is what we found!
|Country of Citizenship||2019 total||2020 total||2021 total||2022 total (June)|
|United States of America||6,690||4,255||8,295||2,060|
As you can see, the numbers of study permit holders continue to be dominated by Indian and Chinese citizens. However, the number of Korean, French and Vietnamese people with study permits is decreasing.
It is important to mention that the number of permanent resident arrivals is also dominated by Indian citizens. There were nearly 127,900 Indians who became Canadian permanent residents in 2021. Meanwhile, also in 2021, Chinese citizens represent the second-highest number of people who have been granted permanent resident status in Canada. Also, in the same year, Filipinos represent the third-highest number of new immigrants to Canada. These three countries have remained in the top three places in recent years.
To read more about this topic, please visit the following article:
Immigration to Canada 2022
Despite an immigration backlog of more than 2 million applications, Canada intends to accept up to 420,000 immigrants in 2022. Of course, this approach won’t eliminate the backlog. However, it will be the first time in the history of Canada that we have accepted so many immigrants.
Canada accepts immigrants in one of the following major groups:
To explore these options please visit the following article: Canada Immigration 2022.
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