Infographic: Immigration matters to Canada’s food services sector

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Immigrants are helping to grow the food and beverage sector and will remain an important source of workers for this industry.

More than 1 in 4 workers in the food and beverage sector are immigrants.

Immigrants account for 53% of all business owners with paid staff in the food and beverage sector.

Percentage of immigrant business owners in the food and beverage sector across Canada

  • Newfoundland and Labrador: 40%
  • Prince Edward Island: 22%
  • Nova Scotia: 39%
  • New Brunswick: 33%
  • Quebec: 37%
  • Ontario: 59%
  • Manitoba: 53%
  • Saskatchewan: 49%
  • Alberta: 59%
  • British Columbia: 61%
  • Yukon: 29%
  • Northwest Territories: 80%
  • Nunavut: Data not applicable

Visit: Canada.ca/immigration-matters
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census

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