35,000 immigrants landed in Canada in January 2022

35,000 immigrants landed in Canada in January 2022

In January 2022, more than 35,000 permanent residents arrived in Canada, and this data has been provided by IRCC. According to the news by CIC, Canada has a strong start in the case of immigration, and it has a plan to send invitations to 400,000 immigrants.

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Highlights

  • More than 35,000 immigrated to Canada in January 2022
  • Plan to welcome 400,000 immigrants in 2022
  • 65% new permanent residents belong to economic class

New immigration levels plan

Under the new immigration levels plan 2022 – 2024, around 432,000 immigrants are to be invited in 2022.It is estimated that this number of invitations is the highest in history. The number was 405,000 in 2021.

In January 2022, 65 percent of the immigrants belong to the economic class while 20 percent belong to family class.The remaining 15 percent belong to refugee and humanitarian class.

Immigrants class Percentage
Economic class 65
Family class 20
Refugee and humanitarian class 15


Leading programs

The leading program to invite immigrants is Canadian Experience Class,as 7,700 immigrants were invited through this program. The next program is Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident program, which has invited essential workers and international graduates, and 7,000 immigrants were invited through this program.

Provincial Nominee Program is the third through which 4,400 immigrants are invited. The next is Federal Skilled Worker Program through which 2,600 immigrants have been invited.

Program Number of Candidates Invited
CEC 7,700
Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident 7,000
Provincial Nominee Program 4,200
Federal Skilled Worker Program 2,600

 

Report from IRCC data

According to IRCC data, Federal Skilled Worker Programapplications are being processed at a higher rate as it is the leading economic class immigration program. Last year, it only transitioned temporary residents to permanent residents to fulfill the target of 2021.

Below table describes the list of candidates invited under immigration category:

Immigration Category Candidates invited in January2022
Economic programs 23,020
Family Sponsored programs 7,035
Resetted Refugee Protected Person in Canada 4,310
All Other Immigration programs 895
Total 35,260

 

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