Immigration and Refugee Legal Aid Cost Drivers

Chart 3: Immigration Landings in Canada: 1997-2001

Chart 3 is a vertical bar chart which illustrates data on immigration and refugee landings for each year between 1997 and 2001.

The Y axis represents the total number of landings from 0 to 30,000 in increments of 50,000.

The X axis is divided by 5 categories, from left to right: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001. Each bar in the chart is divided by 2 sub-categories, from top to bottom: refugees and immigrants.

In 1997, approximately 175,000 new immigrants and 30,000 refugees were granted landed status in Canada. In 1998, approximately 130,000 new immigrants and 30,000 refugees were granted landed status in Canada. In 1999, approximately 150,000 new immigrants and 30,000 refugees were granted landed status in Canada. In 2000, 197,129 new immigrants were landed in Canada and residence status was granted to 30,080 refugees. In 2001, 222,504 new immigrants and 27,882 refugees were granted landed status in Canada.

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