Immigration Consultation

Canadian Statistics


Coat of Arms:


National Emblem: The Maple Leaf

National Animal: The Beaver

Capital: Ottawa (45°24′N 75°40′W)

Population: 37.06 Million

Languages: English (official) 59.3%, French (official) 23.2%, other 17.5%

Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Time Zones: Canada uses six primary time zones. From east to west they are: Newfoundland Time Zone, Atlantic Time Zone, Eastern Time, Central Time Zone, Mountain Time Zone, and the Pacific Time Zone.

Government: Federal Constitutional Monarchy

Political System: Constitutional monarchy and federal state with a democratic parliament. The Parliament of Canada, in Ottawa, consists of the House of Commons with elected members, and the Senate with appointed members. MP’s (Member of parliaments) are elected about every 4 years.

Largest City: Toronto

GDP (2019 Estimate): $1653.04 (USD BILLION)

Human Development Index (HDI): 0.926 (Rank-12th-2017) *Canada was ranked number 1 by the United Nations for consecutive years from 1994-2000

National Day: July 1st- Canada Day

Country Code: +1

Main natural resource: Natural gas, gold, coal, oil, copper, ore, iron, nickel, potash, uranium, zinc, wood and water

Leading industry: Motor manufacturing, pulp and paper, iron and steel work, machinery and equipment, manufacturing, mining, extraction of fossil fuels, forestry and agriculture.