846,310 migrants (p
ermanent and temporary residents) settled in Canada in
2016. Since 2014,
Canada’s yearly refugee intake has more than doubled. The majority of refugees who settled in Canada,
accounting for 7% of all new residents in 2016, came from Syria (59%), followed distantly by Eritrea (7%).
The total remittance outflow from Canada was estimated at CAD$23.7 billion in 2015. The largest share of remittance outflows from Canada were to China (USD$4.2 billion), India (USD$2.9 billion), and the Philippines (USD$2.1 billion).