Infographic: Immigration matters to Canada’s food services sector
Text version: Immigration Matters to Canada’s food services sector
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
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census
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