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1

Dependency load

People who are not working (under 15 and 65 and older)

2

How does Canadas working age population contribute to Canada's economic growth

Since Canada is having less births there will be more jobs but less people to fill them

3

What do demographers study

Population statistics and trends

4

What does multicultural mean

Characteristics of a society that is made up of a different society that is made up of many different cultures

5

What is a pull factor

Factor that draws immigrants to a country. Job opportunity, freedom of speech, lower taxes.

6

Push factor

Factor that causes people to immigrate from there country. War, human rights, poor educational opportunities.

7

Define intervening obstacles and give 2 examples

Event of factor that discourages people from migrating from one place to another (language, legalization, food cost, airplane fairs)

8

How many people come to Canada on average each year

More than 200 000

9

Which two provinces have the highest source of immigration

Ontario and British Columbia

10

What are the top 10 sources of immigration

1. China 2. India 3. Philippines 4. Pakistan 5. US 6. Iran 7. UK 8. Romania 9. S. Korea 10. France

11

What region does most of Canada's immigrants come from

Asia