2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Detailed Mother Tongue (232), Knowledge of Official Languages (5), Age Groups (17A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 Census

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This table details detailed mother tongue , knowledge of official languages , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick
Detailed mother tongue (232) Knowledge of official languages (5)
Total - Knowledge of official languages English only French only English and French Neither English nor French
Total - Detailed mother tongue 739,900 426,675 66,375 245,885 960
Single responses 731,860 425,075 66,165 239,665 945
English 479,930 408,395 170 71,310 60
French 233,530 2,130 65,685 165,695 20
Non-official languages 18,395 14,555 310 2,655 870
Aboriginal languages 2,545 2,470 0 65 15
Algonquian languages 2,520 2,450 0 60 10
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0
Cree languages 15 10 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 10 10 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 395 385 0 5 0
Mi'kmaq 2,115 2,050 0 55 10
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 5 5 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages 0 5 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0
Wetsuweten 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0
Sarcee 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0
Gitksan 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 10 10 0 0 0
Inuktitut 5 5 0 0 0
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 0 0
Romance languages 2,225 1,460 55 580 130
Italian 440 240 5 175 15
Portuguese 220 155 5 50 10
Romanian 425 290 10 80 45
Spanish 1,135 775 30 275 60
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0
Romance languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0
Germanic languages 3,130 2,535 5 560 35
Dutch 920 755 0 170 5
Flemish 30 15 0 15 0
Frisian 30 25 0 5 0
German 1,805 1,455 5 335 15
Yiddish 25 5 0 5 20
Scandinavian languages 240 210 0 30 0
Danish 145 135 0 15 0
Icelandic 5 5 0 0 0
Norwegian 40 35 0 5 0
Swedish 45 35 0 10 0
Afrikaans 70 65 0 5 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0
Celtic languages 35 25 0 5 0
Gaelic languages 15 15 0 5 0
Welsh 15 10 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages 1,145 895 10 195 40
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 40 35 0 5 0
Bulgarian 15 10 0 5 0
Croatian 80 65 0 10 0
Czech 45 30 0 15 0
Macedonian 15 10 0 0 0
Polish 255 195 0 50 10
Russian 355 280 5 45 25
Serbian 120 95 0 15 5
Serbo-Croatian 45 35 0 15 0
Slovak 25 15 0 5 0
Slovenian 15 10 0 0 0
Ukrainian 140 105 0 30 5
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0
Baltic languages 35 25 0 5 0
Latvian 20 20 0 0 0
Lithuanian 15 10 0 0 0
Greek 140 110 0 25 5
Armenian 15 0 0 10 0
Albanian 20 20 0 5 0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0
Finno-Ugric languages 230 185 0 45 5
Estonian 20 20 0 0 0
Finnish 55 45 0 10 5
Hungarian 160 120 0 30 0
Turkic languages 90 75 0 15 0
Azerbaijani 5 0 0 0 0
Turkish 65 55 5 10 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 15 20 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages 1,480 845 95 470 60
Berber languages (Kabyle) 5 0 5 0 0
Cushitic languages 40 15 5 15 0
Oromo 30 10 5 15 0
Somali 5 5 0 0 0
Semitic languages 1,410 835 85 435 60
Amharic 40 30 5 10 5
Arabic 1,325 765 80 425 55
Hebrew 25 25 0 5 0
Maltese 0 5 0 0 0
Tigrigna 10 5 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 20 0 5 20 0
Indo-Iranian languages 1,450 1,275 0 95 85
Indo-Aryan languages 950 830 0 55 65
Bengali 180 165 0 10 5
Gujarati 45 45 0 0 5
Hindi 250 220 0 20 10
Konkani 20 20 0 0 0
Marathi 35 30 0 5 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 90 80 0 5 0
Sindhi 15 10 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 15 15 0 0 0
Urdu 200 185 0 10 10
Nepali 100 65 0 0 40
Iranian languages 470 415 0 35 20
Kurdish 10 10 0 0 0
Pashto 5 10 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 450 400 0 35 15
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 35 30 0 5 0
Dravidian languages 200 180 0 20 0
Kannada 15 15 0 0 0
Malayalam 40 35 0 5 0
Tamil 90 80 0 10 0
Telugu 45 40 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 5 10 0 5 0
Japanese 115 100 0 15 5
Korean 1,810 1,590 0 85 135
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,865 1,500 15 110 240
Chinese languages 1,825 1,470 10 110 235
Cantonese 225 170 0 20 30
Chaochow (Teochow) 0 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0 0
Hakka 5 5 0 0 0
Mandarin 400 325 5 20 60
Shanghainese 5 5 0 0 0
Taiwanese 5 5 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 1,185 965 10 70 145
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0
Burmese 10 5 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 30 20 0 0 5
Tai languages 65 55 5 10 0
Lao 5 0 0 0 0
Thai 65 60 0 10 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 290 220 5 45 25
Khmer (Cambodian) 5 5 0 0 0
Vietnamese 285 215 0 45 25
Malayo-Polynesian languages 725 690 5 25 0
Bisayan languages 65 60 0 5 0
Ilocano 20 15 0 5 0
Malay 40 40 5 0 5
Pampango 0 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 585 565 5 15 0
Bikol 5 5 0 0 0
Malagasy 5 0 0 5 0
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 540 190 110 230 20
Akan (Twi) 15 15 0 5 0
Bantu languages 315 100 60 140 20
Lingala 10 5 5 5 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 40 10 0 25 5
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 40 5 5 30 0
Shona 15 10 0 0 0
Swahili 140 50 25 60 10
Ganda 5 0 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 60 25 20 15 0
Edo 0 0 0 5 0
Igbo 15 20 0 0 0
Wolof 15 0 5 10 0
Bamanankan 25 0 15 10 0
Ewe 15 5 0 5 0
Ga 0 5 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 135 50 25 60 5
African languages, n.i.e. 30 15 5 15 0
Creoles 75 30 10 35 5
Non-verbal languages 130 60 0 5 65
American Sign Language 35 10 0 5 15
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 95 45 0 0 50
Other languages 20 5 0 0 10
Multiple responses 8,040 1,595 210 6,220 15
English and French 6,580 600 145 5,835 0
English and non-official language 1,115 950 5 155 15
French and non-official language 245 40 65 145 0
English, French and non-official language 95 10 0 80 0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011031.

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