2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: First Official Language Spoken (7), Detailed Language Spoken Most Often at Home (232), Age Groups (17A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2011 Census

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This table details first official language spoken , detailed language spoken most often at home , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick
Detailed language spoken most often at home (232) First official language spoken (7)
Total - First official language spoken English French English and French Neither English nor French Official language minority (number)Footnote 1 Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 2
Total - Detailed language spoken most often at home 739,895 502,045 234,410 2,580 870 235,695 31.9
Single responses 731,310 498,910 230,765 770 870 231,150 31.6
English 512,115 486,995 25,120 0 0 25,120 4.9
French 209,885 4,450 205,435 0 0 205,435 97.9
Non-official languages 9,310 7,465 205 770 870 595 6.4
Aboriginal languages 1,130 1,105 0 10 10 10 0.9
Algonquian languages 1,130 1,100 5 10 10 10 0.9
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malecite 100 100 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mi'kmaq 1,025 1,000 5 10 10 10 1.0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Michif 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Athapaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wetsuweten 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sarcee 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gitksan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuit languages 0 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Inuktitut 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Romance languages 1,035 680 55 165 130 140 13.5
Italian 90 55 0 15 20 10 11.1
Portuguese 75 55 5 10 10 10 13.3
Romanian 270 190 5 25 45 20 7.4
Spanish 595 385 35 120 60 95 16.0
Catalan 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Romance languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages 785 630 5 115 35 65 8.3
Dutch 185 150 0 30 5 15 8.1
Flemish 10 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Frisian 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
German 490 400 5 75 15 40 8.2
Yiddish 20 0 0 0 20 0 0.0
Scandinavian languages 25 25 0 5 0 0 0.0
Danish 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Icelandic 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Norwegian 5 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Swedish 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Afrikaans 50 50 0 0 0 5 10.0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Gaelic languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Welsh 0 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavic languages 495 385 10 60 40 35 7.1
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bosnian 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bulgarian 5 5 0 5 0 5 100.0
Croatian 25 20 0 5 0 5 20.0
Czech 5 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Polish 60 45 0 15 5 10 16.7
Russian 225 175 5 20 20 15 6.7
Serbian 95 80 0 5 5 0 0.0
Serbo-Croatian 15 10 0 5 0 5 33.3
Slovak 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Ukrainian 35 25 0 5 5 5 14.3
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Baltic languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Latvian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Lithuanian 5 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Greek 30 25 0 0 5 0 0.0
Armenian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Albanian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Finno-Ugric languages 45 30 0 10 5 5 11.1
Estonian 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Finnish 15 10 0 5 0 5 33.3
Hungarian 25 20 0 5 0 5 20.0
Turkic languages 45 40 5 5 0 5 11.1
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Turkish 30 25 0 5 0 5 16.7
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 20 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afro-Asiatic languages 770 515 45 155 60 125 16.2
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cushitic languages 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Semitic languages 760 510 45 150 60 115 15.1
Amharic 15 10 0 0 5 0 0.0
Arabic 725 485 40 150 55 115 15.9
Hebrew 15 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tigrigna 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 5 0 5 50.0
Indo-Iranian languages 885 770 0 35 80 20 2.3
Indo-Aryan languages 550 455 0 25 65 15 2.7
Bengali 105 95 0 0 5 0 0.0
Gujarati 20 20 0 0 5 0 0.0
Hindi 125 110 0 10 10 5 4.0
Konkani 20 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Marathi 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 45 35 0 5 0 5 11.1
Sindhi 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Urdu 120 110 0 5 5 0 0.0
Nepali 90 45 0 0 40 0 0.0
Iranian languages 330 300 0 5 20 0 0.0
Kurdish 5 0 0 0 5 0 0.0
Pashto 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Persian (Farsi) 315 290 0 10 15 5 1.6
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages 75 75 0 5 0 0 0.0
Kannada 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Malayalam 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tamil 35 35 0 0 0 0 0.0
Telugu 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Japanese 35 25 0 5 5 0 0.0
Korean 1,580 1,380 0 65 140 35 2.2
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,350 1,065 5 35 240 25 1.9
Chinese languages 1,315 1,045 5 35 230 25 1.9
Cantonese 135 95 0 10 30 5 3.7
Chaochow (Teochow) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fukien 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mandarin 325 255 0 10 60 5 1.5
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Taiwanese 5 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Chinese, n.o.s. 845 690 5 15 145 15 1.8
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Burmese 10 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 25 20 0 0 5 0 0.0
Tai languages 15 10 0 5 0 0 0.0
Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Thai 15 10 0 5 0 0 0.0
Austro-Asiatic languages 240 190 0 15 25 10 4.2
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Vietnamese 240 190 0 20 25 15 6.3
Malayo-Polynesian languages 330 325 5 5 0 5 1.5
Bisayan languages 15 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ilocano 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Malay 20 25 0 0 0 0 0.0
Pampango 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 280 275 0 0 5 5 1.8
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malagasy 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Niger-Congo languages 175 65 35 60 20 60 34.3
Akan (Twi) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bantu languages 130 40 20 45 20 45 34.6
Lingala 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Rundi (Kirundi) 20 5 0 10 5 0 0.0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 10 0 0 5 0 5 50.0
Shona 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Swahili 70 20 5 25 10 20 28.6
Ganda 0 0 0 5 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 20 5 15 0 0 15 75.0
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Igbo 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Wolof 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bamanankan 5 0 5 5 0 10 100.0
Ewe 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 15 0 0 5 5 5 33.3
African languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 0 0 5 50.0
Creoles 35 15 10 5 0 15 42.9
Non-verbal languages 210 105 30 5 70 35 16.7
American Sign Language 50 30 0 0 15 0 0.0
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 5 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Sign languages, n.i.e. 160 75 30 0 50 30 18.8
Other languages 15 5 0 0 15 0 0.0
Multiple responses 8,590 3,135 3,645 1,805 0 4,550 53.0
English and French 6,235 1,090 3,425 1,715 0 4,285 68.7
English and non-official language 2,020 2,005 15 0 0 15 0.7
French and non-official language 180 10 170 0 0 170 94.4
English, French and non-official language 160 30 30 90 0 80 50.0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Footnote 2

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011039.

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