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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue British Columbia   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735   17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665
French only 54,740 26,910 27,835   6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125
English and French 5,920 2,715 3,205   98,630 46,765 51,860
Other language(s) 33 1,137,945 539,730 598,220   6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages British Columbia   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995   21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755
French only 2,070 960 1,115   4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585
English and French 295,640 132,285 163,360   5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980
Neither English nor French 123,305 48,775 74,525   520,385 204,945 315,435
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home British Columbia   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English 3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515   20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665
French 15,325 7,325 8,000   6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360
Non-official language 639,380 304,615 334,770   3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735
English and French 3,615 1,545 2,065   94,060 44,390 49,670
English and non-official language 73,730 35,650 38,085   406,455 200,500 205,960
French and non-official language 465 220 240   58,885 28,905 29,985
English, French and non-official language 580 255 325   16,600 8,215 8,380

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. British Columbia (Code59) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed November 22, 2017).

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