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 and Federal Electoral Districts (2003 Representation Order), 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 739,895 502,040 234,410 2,575 870 235,700 31.9
Single responses 731,310 498,905 230,765 770 870 231,150 31.6
English 512,110 486,995 25,120 0 0 25,125 4.9
French 209,885 4,450 205,435 0 0 205,435 97.9
Non-official languages 9,310 7,465 205 765 870 595 6.4
Aboriginal languages 1,130 1,100 0 10 10 10 0.9
Algonquian languages 1,125 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 1,005 5 15 10 5 0.5
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 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
Inuktitut 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
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 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
Romance languages 1,035 685 55 165 125 135 13.0
Italian 90 60 5 15 20 10 11.1
Portuguese 75 50 5 5 5 10 13.3
Romanian 265 190 5 30 40 20 7.5
Spanish 595 385 35 120 60 95 16.0
Catalan 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
Romance languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages 780 625 10 110 35 65 8.3
Dutch 185 150 0 30 5 20 10.8
Flemish 5 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 10 75 10 45 9.2
Yiddish 20 0 0 0 20 0 0.0
Scandinavian languages 30 30 0 0 0 5 16.7
Danish 10 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Icelandic 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
Norwegian 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Swedish 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Afrikaans 50 50 0 5 0 0 0.0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages 5 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Gaelic languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Welsh 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
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavic languages 495 385 10 60 40 40 8.1
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bosnian 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bulgarian 10 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Croatian 25 20 0 5 5 0 0.0
Czech 10 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Polish 65 40 0 15 10 5 7.7
Russian 220 175 5 20 20 15 6.8
Serbian 95 80 0 5 5 5 5.3
Serbo-Croatian 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 5 5 5 5 14.3
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Baltic languages 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Latvian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Lithuanian 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
Greek 30 25 0 5 5 0 0.0
Armenian 5 5 0 0 0 5 100.0
Albanian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Finno-Ugric languages 45 30 0 15 5 5 11.1
Estonian 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
Finnish 15 10 0 5 0 0 0.0
Hungarian 25 20 0 5 5 5 20.0
Turkic languages 50 40 5 5 0 10 20.0
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 20 5 5 0 5 16.7
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afro-Asiatic languages 770 515 45 155 55 120 15.6
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cushitic languages 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
Oromo 5 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
Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Semitic languages 765 510 45 150 60 115 15.0
Amharic 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Arabic 725 485 40 145 55 115 15.9
Hebrew 20 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 15 1.7
Indo-Aryan languages 545 460 0 25 60 10 1.8
Bengali 105 95 0 5 0 0 0.0
Gujarati 25 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Hindi 125 110 0 10 5 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 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
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Urdu 120 105 0 5 5 0 0.0
Nepali 85 50 0 0 40 0 0.0
Iranian languages 325 300 0 10 20 5 1.5
Kurdish 5 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Pashto 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Persian (Farsi) 315 295 0 10 15 5 1.6
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages 75 75 0 0 0 5 6.7
Kannada 5 10 0 5 0 0 0.0
Malayalam 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tamil 35 35 0 0 0 0 0.0
Telugu 15 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Japanese 35 30 0 0 5 0 0.0
Korean 1,580 1,375 0 60 135 35 2.2
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,345 1,065 5 35 235 25 1.9
Chinese languages 1,315 1,040 5 40 230 25 1.9
Cantonese 135 95 0 10 30 5 3.7
Chaochow (Teochow) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fukien 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mandarin 325 250 0 10 60 5 1.5
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Taiwanese 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
Chinese, n.o.s. 850 685 5 15 140 10 1.2
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Burmese 10 10 0 0 5 0 0.0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tai languages 15 10 0 5 0 0 0.0
Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Thai 20 15 0 5 0 0 0.0
Austro-Asiatic languages 235 190 5 15 25 15 6.4
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Vietnamese 235 190 0 20 25 15 6.4
Malayo-Polynesian languages 330 325 0 5 5 5 1.5
Bisayan languages 20 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ilocano 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Malay 25 25 0 0 0 0 0.0
Pampango 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 280 275 0 0 0 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 5 0 0 0 0.0
Niger-Congo languages 175 65 30 60 20 60 34.3
Akan (Twi) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bantu languages 130 40 25 45 20 45 34.6
Lingala 5 0 0 0 0 5 100.0
Rundi (Kirundi) 20 5 0 10 10 5 25.0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 5 0 0 10 0 5 100.0
Shona 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Swahili 65 20 10 30 10 20 30.8
Ganda 5 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 10 0 0 10 100.0
Ewe 10 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Ga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 15 5 0 5 5 0 0.0
African languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 5 0 0 0.0
Creoles 40 15 15 10 0 15 37.5
Non-verbal languages 210 110 35 0 70 35 16.7
American Sign Language 45 30 0 0 20 0 0.0
Quebec Sign Language 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
Sign languages, n.i.e. 160 80 30 0 50 35 21.9
Other languages 15 5 0 0 10 0 0.0
Multiple responses 8,585 3,135 3,645 1,810 0 4,550 53.0
English and French 6,235 1,085 3,425 1,720 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 175 10 170 0 0 170 97.1
English, French and non-official language 160 35 30 95 0 75 46.9

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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-XCB2011040.

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