Immigration Levels for 2023- 2025
Canada has just released its Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025
- Canada will aim to welcome 465,000 new immigrants in 2023.
- The target will rise to 485,000 new immigrants in 2024.
- It will further rise to in 500,000 new immigrants 2025.
Canada welcomed over 405,000 immigrants in 2021!
The Immigration Levels Plan acts as a guide for the number of immigrants Canada aims to welcome each year. Canada’s immigration goals include growing the economy, reuniting families, and offering asylum to refugees fleeing hardship abroad.
Canadian's Support Immigration
The Environics Institute of Canada, in partnership with the Century Initiative, has released survey data on Canadian’s opinions on immigration. Read the Executive Summary here.
The overall finding of the survey is that more Canadians than ever are in favour of increased immigration. Nearly 70% of Canadians were found to disagree or strongly disagree when asked if Canada’s immigration levels were too high.
This is the most support shown for immigration in the survey’s 45-year history and comes as the 2021 census data shows that immigrants make up 23% of Canada’s total population, or 8.3 million people. It projects that this number will increase to 34% by 2041.