Term: Country of Birth

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2022-12-08


concept/Social Determinants of Health-SDOH-Digital Library-Image.jpg The country in which an immigrant was born. It should be distinguished from "country of last permanent residence" and "country of citizenship".

Country of birth is a variable that can be found in both the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Permanent Resident Database data files, but the variable name is different in each file, as follows:


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