Indians received the largest number of ITAs from Express Entry

Posted on June 4, 2018

The Government of Canada released a new report recently on the number of candidates who received ITAs under economic immigration through out 2016 and 2017. India and China were the top most countries who received the highest number of Invitations to Apply by Canada Express Entry. 

Below table shows the countries and the number of ITAs nationalities of each country received through out 2016 and 2017.

COUNTRY OF CITIZENSHIP EXPRESS ENTRY ITAS — 2016 COUNTRY OF CITIZENSHIP EXPRESS ENTRY ITAS — 2017
India 11,037 33% India 36,310 42%
China 2,741 8% China 7,466 9%
Philippines 1,736 5% Nigeria 5,130 6%
United Kingdom 1,544 5% Pakistan 3,339 4%
United States 1,319 4% United Kingdom 2,652 3%
Ireland, Republic Of 1,227 4% United States 2,030 2%
Nigeria 1,041 3% Brazil 1,672 2%
Pakistan 949 3% Iran 1,382 2%
Australia 849 2% Ireland, Republic Of 1,274 1%
France 830 2% Australia 1,264 1%
Other 10,509 31% Other 23,503 27%
33,782 100% 86,022 100%

It was found that professionals from Information and Technology Sector, especially Information Systems Analysts and Consultants, Software Engineers and Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers were most invited by Canada.

 


Source: CICnews