Below is a slide from a presentation that Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) gave on July 26th in Ottawa.

  • In May, 2016, about 57,500 foreign nationals were active candidates in the pool.
  • As of May 2016, a total of 44,062 invitations have been issued to foreign nationals:
    • Mix of Provincial Nominees (15%), Canadian Experience Class (37%), Federal Skilled Workers (43%), and Federal Skilled Trades (7%).
    • 59% of candidates have claimed a job offer or a provincial or territorial nomination.
    • Approximately 2% of invitations have gone to candidates who submitted a language test in French for their first official language.
  • As of May 2016, almost 22,900 Express Entry candidates or their accompanying family members landed as permanent residents since the launch of Express Entry.

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