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St. Catharines - Niagara — Immigrant Households

  Non-Immigrant Non-Permanent Resident Immigrant Landed Before 2001 Landed 2001 to 2010 Recent Immigrants (Landed 2011-2016) Total
St. Catharines - Niagara 131,345 1,420 35,720 30,390 3,940 1,390 168,485
Central District 9,290 125 2,160 1,630 390 140 11,580
Downtown St. Catharines 1,635 75 285 210 50 20 1,990
East District 4,855 100 1,190 985 150 55 6,150
North District 19,975 240 7,345 6,270 855 220 27,550
  • Where band housing is present, total dwelling counts are larger than the sum of owned and rented dwellings.
  • An immigrant household is a household with a primary household maintainer who is an immigrant. An immigrant is a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident, that is, someone who has been granted the right to live permanently in Canada by immigration authorities.
  • A non-permanent resident is a person from another country who has a work or study permit, or who is a refugee claimant, and any non-Canadian-born family member living in Canada with him or her.
  • Recent immigrants are immigrants who landed in Canada between Jan 1, 2011 and May 10, 2016.
  • The primary household maintainer is the person or one of the people in the household responsible for major household payments such as the rent or mortgage. In households with more than one maintainer, the primary maintainer is the first person listed as a maintainer.