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Census Data: Changes and Knowledge Requirements

census data: There were a lot of changes made under the government and the impacts of those changes are reflected in the latest census data, said Andrew Griffith, who will present his analysis at a national immigration conference in Calgary on Thursday, according to Toronto Star. Although the changes only came in 2010, immigrants who landed four or five years earlier were still subject to those changes. According to a new analysis, Canada's overall naturalization rate fell to 82.7 per cent from 85.6 per cent in that period, during which the former Conservative government, under then prime minister Stephen Harper, raised the residency, language and knowledge requirements, as well as the citizenship application fee. The changes were not just going forward, but they applied to people who had already submitted their applications. Article Continued Below Over 90 per cent of immigrants who came to Canada before 1981 were Canadian citizens in 2016, about the same rate for those who arrived in the two decades after them. Based on the latest census data, Griffith, a retired director general of the Immigration Department's citizenship and multiculturalism branch, examined citizenship rates by region of birth, province, education, age, income, gender and immigration class before and after the Harper government's citizenship reforms. ( As reported in the news.