BC PNP 2019 Stats: Source Countries

The tables below show the top ten source countries for Skills Immigration (SI) nominations, and the top five source countries for Entrepreneur (EI) nominations.

Skills Immigration (SI) Nominations – 10 Top Source Countries

Country 2019 2018 2017 2016
India 33% 29% 32% 31%
China 15% 15% 21% 21%
Brazil 6% 6% 4% 2%
United Kingdom 5% 5% 4% 3%
Korea, South 4% 7% 5% 4%
Australia 3% 4% 4% 2%
United States 3% 3% 2% 3%
Ireland 2% 2% 2% 2%
Philippines 2% 2% 2% 4%
Other countries 25% 24% 23% 28%
Total SI Nomination 6,503 6,439 5,931 5,921

Source: BC PNP Statistical Report 2019 (p.10)

EI (Entrepreneur Immigration) Nominations – Source Country

Country 2019 2018 2017 2016
China 88% 70% 78% 76%
Vietnam 4% 3% 0% 2%
Iran 2% 7% 3% 2%
United States 2% 3% 0% 1%
India 0% 5% 1% 1%
Other countries 4% 11% 17% 17%
Total EI Nominations 48 61 69 83

Source: BC PNP Statistical Report 2019 (p.11)

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