The Quebec immigration plan for 2020 could see up to 44,500 new permanent residents welcomed through various Quebec immigration programs. 

The table below shows total admissions, including ranges and targets per category for 2020. This table also highlights the percentage of economic admissions against the overall number of admissions under all Quebec immigration categories. You can also review the plan for 2019 at this dedicated page

Under the Quebec Immigration Plan 2020, the province is allotting between 12,500 and 15,000 CSQs for economic immigration candidates. A target of 25,500 to 26,300 admissions is also set for economic immigration candidates for 2020, which represents 65 per cent of the 43,000 to 44,500 target for total admissions to Quebec.

The table below captures the total number of selections under each immigration category for 2020. This table also highlights the percentage and proportion represented by economic immigration compared to all other immigration categories in 2020.

Quebec's Overall Immigration Plan for 2020

2018  2019  2020 
Economic immigration category 28,700 31,300 21,700 24,300 25,500 26,300
Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
Skilled Workers 24,200 26,300 18,000 20,100 21,600 22,000
Business People 4,000 4,300 3,400 3,300 3,300 3,600
Other Economic categories 500 700 600 800 600 700
Family Reunification 11,600 12,100 8,900 9,400 9,900 10,200
Refugees and people in similar situations 8,100 8,800 6,800 7,500 7,200 7,500
Refugees selected abroad 5,600 6,000 4,400 4,800 4,500 4,700
State-supported refugees 1,550 1,600 1,150 1,200 1,300 1,350
Sponsored refugees 4,050 4,400 3,250 3,600 3,200 3,350
Refugee recognized in Canada 2,500 2,800 2,400 2,700 2,700 2,800
Other immigration categories 600 800 600 800 400 500
Percentage selected by Quebec 71% 72% 70% 71% 71% 71%
Percentage selected under an economic immigration program 59% 59% 57% 58% 59% 59%
Percentage selected with French language proficiency 44% 44% 41% 41% 49% 49%
Overall totals 49,000 53,000 38,000 42,000 43,000 44,500

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