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Table 5
Population of non-official mother tongue by census metropolitan areas, 2001 and 2006
Census metropolitan areas Allophones
2001 2006
number percentage number percentage
Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 2001 and 2006.
St. John's 2,300 1.3 4,000 2.2
Halifax 15,695 4.4 20,160 5.5
Moncton 1,400 1.2 2,625 2.1
Saint John 2,360 1.9 3,615 3.0
Saguenay 730 0.5 1,740 1.2
Québec 12,185 1.8 20,015 2.8
Sherbrooke 4,950 2.9 8,610 4.7
Trois-Rivières 1,300 1.0 2,585 1.9
Montréal 645,580 19.0 783,210 21.8
Ottawa - Gatineau (Total) 166,795 15.8 190,925 17.1
Ottawa - Gatineau (Que. part) 14,610 5.6 21,125 7.5
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ont. part) 152,185 19.1 169,800 20.3
Kingston 12,535 8.8 13,695 9.2
Peterborough 5,530 5.1 6,970 6.1
Oshawa 29,335 10.0 36,220 11.0
Toronto 1,856,350 39.9 2,209,325 43.6
Hamilton 137,680 21.0 152,940 22.4
St. Catharines - Niagara 54,700 14.7 61,815 16.1
Kitchener 85,390 20.8 103,175 23.1
Brantford 12,580 10.8 13,385 10.9
Guelph 19,630 17.0 23,265 18.5
London 69,710 16.2 80,340 17.8
Windsor 68,585 22.5 75,660 23.6
Barrie 10,840 7.4 16,225 9.3
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury 12,130 7.9 12,045 7.7
Thunder Bay 17,330 14.4 16,120 13.3
Winnipeg 134,025 20.1 143,705 20.9
Regina 18,820 9.9 19,145 9.9
Saskatoon 28,080 12.6 28,970 12.5
Calgary 183,985 19.5 248,715 23.2
Edmonton 177,695 19.2 209,590 20.5
Kelowna 18,305 12.5 21,385 13.3
Abbotsford 34,660 23.9 43,750 27.9
Vancouver 740,000 37.6 862,940 41.1
Victoria 35,740 11.6 42,965 13.2