Infographic: Immigration matters to Canada’s business sector
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1 in 3 business owners with paid staff is an immigrant.
600,000+ self-employed immigrants across the country
260,000+ of them have paid employees
Percentage of business owners who are immigrants, by sector:
- 50% Restaurants
- 51% Computer systems design and services
- 53% Grocery stores
- 56% Truck transportation
Immigrant entrepreneurs and business leaders play an important role in ensuring that Canada has a growing and successful economy.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census
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