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Filipino workers statistics in Canada from 2017-2021

Requested from CFO by B. Khamelle at 07:14 AM on Jan 08, 2023.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/08/2017 - 01/08/2021
Tracking no: #CFO-776093818845

Khamelle 07:14 AM, Jan 08, 2023

Hi! I would like to request for information regarding 1. The numbers or population of Overseas Filipino Workers in Canada from the year 2017-2021 2. The top five jobs of Filipino in Canada

del Rosario 10:00 AM, Jan 10, 2023

Jan 10, 2023

Dear Bloom Khamelle,

Thank you for your request dated Jan 08, 2023 07:14:48 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Filipino workers statistics in Canada from 2017-2021.

We received your request on Jan 08, 2023 07:14:48 AM and we have forwarded your request to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (now Department of Migrant Workers).

For your information and benefit, under Batas Pambansa Blg. 79, the primary clientele of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas are:

- Filipino permanent migrants or permanent residents abroad
- Filipinos overseas who have become naturalized citizens of other countries or dual citizens
- Filipino spouses and other partners of foreign nationals leaving the country
- Descendants of Filipinos overseas, as defined in Batas Pambansa Blg. 79
- Filipino youth overseas
- Exchange Visitor Program participants
- Filipino Au Pair participants

Thus, should you deem it useful, the CFO also has immigrant statistics for Canada which you can access using this link:

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #CFO-776093818845.

Thank you.


Policy, Planning, and Research Division
Commission on Filipinos Overseas

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