Immigration class 2016 target 2017 target
Economic
Includes applicants and accompanying family members in federal programs in the Express Entry system; the Provincial Nominee Program; business immigrants; caregivers; and skilled workers and business immigrants selected by Quebec
160,600 172,500
Family
Includes sponsored spouses, partners and children and parents and grandparents
80,000 84,000
Refugees and Protected Persons
Includes both resettled refugees (government assisted and privately sponsored) as well as protected persons who become permanent residents
55,800 40,000
Humanitarian and Compassionate and Other
Includes persons selected on humanitarian and compassionate grounds, for reasons of public policy and in the Permit Holder Class.
3,600 3,500
TOTAL 300,000 300,000

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