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Table 4 Average weekly wages and distribution of internationally educated immigrants by NHRI, NVRI, and years in Canada—2006 (weighted)

From: Is the lower return to immigrants’ foreign schooling a postarrival problem in Canada?

  NHRI NVRI  
Years in Canada 1.0–0.2 0.2–0.0 1.0–0.2 0.2–0.0 Total
Less than 5 years 23 % 77 % 67 % 33 % 298,110
897 657 749 641 713
More than 5 years 25 % 75 % 76 % 24 % 486,160
1154 907 994 889 970
Less than 10 years 24 % 76 % 69 % 31 % 424,125
964 712 812 686 772
More than 10 years 25 % 75 % 77 % 23 % 360,145
1170 928 1010 917 989
  1. Notes: (i) Weekly average wages are reported below percentages; (ii) Since the numbers are rounded, the totals can be slightly different than those in Table 1