Canada Net Migration Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Canada net migration rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current net migration rate for Canada in 2021 is 6.281 per 1000 population, a 1.47% decline from 2020.
  • The net migration rate for Canada in 2020 was 6.375 per 1000 population, a 1.44% decline from 2019.
  • The net migration rate for Canada in 2019 was 6.468 per 1000 population, a 1.43% decline from 2018.
  • The net migration rate for Canada in 2018 was 6.562 per 1000 population, a 1.55% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Net Migration Rate
Country Name 2021 Net Migration Rate
Bahrain 17.489
Luxembourg 11.196
Qatar 11.073
Oman 9.931
Macao 7.663
Canada 6.281
Channel Islands 6.022
Kuwait 5.812
Australia 5.665
Switzerland 5.183
Norway 5.144
Singapore 4.609
Austria 4.266
Cyprus 4.136
Germany 3.664
Hong Kong 3.485
Sweden 3.368
Ireland 3.164
Curacao 3.132
Belgium 2.912
United Kingdom 2.903
United States 2.820
New Zealand 2.775
Denmark 2.619
Bahamas 2.535
Finland 2.528
Saudi Arabia 2.526
Italy 2.155
Panama 2.100
UAE 1.931
Malta 1.903
New Caledonia 1.752
Aruba 1.655
Israel 1.149
Iceland 1.112
Taiwan 1.110
Netherlands 1.072
Slovenia 0.963
Spain 0.857
France 0.803
Estonia 0.729
Hungary 0.622
Japan 0.534
South Korea 0.326
Portugal 0.240
Chile 0.157
Argentina 0.093
Antigua and Barbuda 0.000
Barbados -0.276
Poland -0.469
Trinidad and Tobago -0.573
Uruguay -0.825
Croatia -1.064
Greece -1.074
Seychelles -2.033
French Polynesia -2.497
Guam -2.991
Latvia -5.661
Lithuania -7.799
Puerto Rico -8.395
Canada - Historical Net Migration Rate Data
Year Net Migration Rate Growth Rate
2021 6.281 -1.470%
2020 6.375 -1.440%
2019 6.468 -1.430%
2018 6.562 -1.550%
2017 6.665 -1.520%
2016 6.768 -1.480%
2015 6.870 -1.480%
2014 6.973 -1.460%
2013 7.076 -2.550%
2012 7.261 -2.480%
2011 7.446 -2.420%
2010 7.631 -2.370%
2009 7.816 -2.310%
2008 8.001 3.350%
2007 7.742 3.460%
2006 7.483 3.590%
2005 7.224 3.720%
2004 6.965 3.860%
2003 6.706 4.550%
2002 6.414 4.770%
2001 6.122 5.030%
2000 5.829 5.270%
1999 5.537 5.570%
1998 5.245 1.450%
1997 5.170 1.470%
1996 5.095 1.470%
1995 5.021 1.520%
1994 4.946 1.540%
1993 4.871 -6.090%
1992 5.187 -5.740%
1991 5.503 -5.410%
1990 5.818 -5.150%
1989 6.134 -4.900%
1988 6.450 12.060%
1987 5.756 13.690%
1986 5.063 15.880%
1985 4.369 18.850%
1984 3.676 23.270%
1983 2.982 -3.620%
1982 3.094 -3.520%
1981 3.207 -3.370%
1980 3.319 -3.290%
1979 3.432 -3.160%
1978 3.544 -15.620%
1977 4.200 -13.510%
1976 4.856 -11.920%
1975 5.513 -10.630%
1974 6.169 -9.610%
1973 6.825 2.600%
1972 6.652 2.650%
1971 6.480 2.740%
1970 6.307 2.800%
1969 6.135 2.900%
1968 5.962 15.740%
1967 5.151 18.690%
1966 4.340 22.980%
1965 3.529 29.840%
1964 2.718 42.530%
1963 1.907 -33.650%
1962 2.874 -25.160%
1961 3.840 -20.120%
1960 4.807 -16.730%
1959 5.773 -14.350%
1958 6.740 -2.380%
1957 6.904 -2.320%
1956 7.068 -2.270%
1955 7.232 -2.220%
1954 7.396 -2.170%
1953 7.560 -2.120%
1952 7.724 -2.080%
1951 7.888 -2.040%
1950 8.052 0.000%