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India Continues to be Canada’s Top Source Country for International Students and New Immigrants

India Continues to be Canada’s Top Source Country for International Students and New Immigrants

India Continues to be Canada’s Top Source Country for International Students and New Immigrants

August 22, 2023

The first half of 2023 reestablished India as the number one source country for international students and new immigrants.

India’s share of international students

A total of 434,899 international students made Canada their preferred study destination in the first two quarters of 2023. India contributed 40 percent to the total number of international students arriving in Canada during the first half of 2023. These are the top five source countries for international students between January and June 2023:

India- 175,021 study permits

Nigeria- 43,482

The Philippines- 21,902

China (PRC)- 14,976

Nepal- 12,776

The top source of new immigrants

Canada welcomed 263,180 new immigrants in the first half of 2023. India maintained its top position as Canada landed over 84,000 new immigrants from January to June 2023. These are the top five source countries for new permanent resident card holders in 2023’s first half.

India- 84,425

China (PRC)- 18,760

The Philippines- 14,450

Nigeria- 10,180

Afghanistan- 7, 670

India is also the top source country for new citizens as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) processed over 35,000 new Citizenship applications for Indians between January and June 2023.  

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