2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Selected Demographic and Language Characteristics (375), First Official Language Spoken (4A), Mother Tongue (4A), Age Groups (8B) 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 selected demographic and language characteristics , first official language spoken , mother tongue , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in EdmundstonFootnote 2
Selected Demographic and Language Characteristics (375) First official language spoken (4A)
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 3 English French English and French
Age groups - Total population excluding institutional residents 21,300 990 20,245 60
0 to 4 years 940 30 900 5
5 to 9 years 965 35 930 0
10 to 14 years 990 35 955 5
15 to 19 years 1,100 50 1,050 5
20 to 24 years 1,040 40 995 0
25 to 29 years 1,065 45 1,015 0
30 to 34 years 1,190 65 1,120 0
35 to 39 years 1,280 85 1,190 5
40 to 44 years 1,375 85 1,285 0
45 to 49 years 1,755 85 1,665 5
50 to 54 years 2,140 105 2,020 5
55 to 59 years 1,975 85 1,880 5
60 to 64 years 1,835 90 1,740 5
65 to 69 years 1,255 45 1,205 0
70 to 74 years 905 40 865 0
75 to 79 years 705 30 675 5
80 to 84 years 465 20 450 0
85 years and over 320 20 300 0
Median ageFootnote 4 47.2 46.8 47.2 39.5
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusFootnote 5 18,400 885 17,460 45
Married or living with a common-law partner 11,570 595 10,945 20
Married (and not separated) 8,335 430 7,880 15
Living common law 3,235 160 3,070 5
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 6,835 290 6,515 25
Single (never legally married) 3,975 160 3,805 15
Separated 715 40 670 0
Divorced 895 45 845 5
Widowed 1,250 45 1,200 5
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 6 21,300 990 20,245 60
English only 265 265 0 0
French only 8,605 0 8,600 0
English and French 12,420 725 11,640 60
Neither English nor French 15 0 0 0
Mother Tongue - Total population excluding institutional residents 21,300 985 20,245 60
Single responses 21,095 960 20,105 15
English 905 890 15 0
French 20,025 15 20,005 0
Non-official languages 155 50 80 15
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 7 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesFootnote 8 150 50 75 15
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 30 0 20 5
Armenian 0 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0
Bisayan languages 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 20 10 5 0
Creoles 0 0 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0 0
Czech 0 0 0 0
Danish 0 5 0 0
Dutch 0 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 10 5 0 0
Greek 0 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 0 0
Hindi 0 0 0 0
Hungarian 0 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Italian 5 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0
Lao 0 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 5 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 5 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 0
Polish 0 0 0 0
Portuguese 5 0 0 0
Romanian 20 10 10 5
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0
Russian 0 0 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 0 0 5 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Sindhi 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0
Spanish 20 5 10 5
Swahili 0 0 5 0
Swedish 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 5 5 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0 0
Tamil 0 5 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0
Thai 10 5 0 5
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0
Turkish 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 0 0 0 0
Urdu 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 5 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 9 10 0 10 0
Multiple responses 205 25 135 45
English and French 190 20 125 45
English and non-official language 5 0 0 0
French and non-official language 10 0 5 0
English, French and non-official language 5 0 0 0
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 10 21,300 990 20,240 60
Single responses 21,085 945 20,115 15
English 805 585 220 0
French 20,210 340 19,870 0
Non-official languages 70 20 25 15
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 11 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesFootnote 12 70 15 25 15
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 5 0 5 0
Armenian 0 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 0
Bengali 0 0 0 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0
Bisayan languages 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 15 10 0 0
Creoles 0 0 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0 0
Czech 0 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0
Dutch 0 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 0 5 0 0
Greek 0 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 0 0
Hindi 0 0 0 0
Hungarian 0 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Italian 0 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0
Lao 0 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 5 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 0
Polish 0 0 0 0
Portuguese 5 0 5 0
Romanian 15 5 5 5
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0
Russian 0 0 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 0 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 0
Sindhi 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0
Spanish 10 0 5 5
Swahili 0 0 0 0
Swedish 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 0 0 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0
Thai 5 0 0 5
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0
Turkish 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 0 0 0 0
Urdu 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 0 0 5 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 13 0 0 0 0
Multiple responses 215 45 125 45
English and French 190 35 115 45
English and non-official language 5 5 0 0
French and non-official language 15 0 10 0
English, French and non-official language 5 0 5 0
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 14 21,300 990 20,240 60
None 18,335 525 17,745 50
Single responses 2,940 460 2,470 10
English 2,485 205 2,270 5
French 395 230 165 5
Non-official languages 60 25 35 0
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 15 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesFootnote 16 55 25 30 0
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 5 0 5 0
Armenian 0 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0
Bisayan languages 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 5 5 0 0
Creoles 0 0 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0 0
Czech 0 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0
Dutch 0 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 5 0 0 0
Greek 0 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 0 0
Hindi 0 0 0 0
Hungarian 0 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Italian 5 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0
Lao 0 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0 0
Lingala 5 0 5 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0
Oromo 5 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 0
Polish 0 0 0 0
Portuguese 0 5 0 0
Romanian 0 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0
Russian 0 0 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 0 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 0
Sindhi 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0
Spanish 5 0 5 0
Swahili 0 0 0 0
Swedish 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 0 0 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0 0
Tamil 0 5 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0
Thai 5 5 0 0
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0
Turkish 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 0 0 0 0
Urdu 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 5 0 5 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 17 0 0 5 0
Multiple responses 25 0 25 0
English and French 0 0 0 0
English and non-official language 20 0 20 0
French and non-official language 5 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 18 21,300 985 20,240 60
English 985 985 0 0
French 20,240 0 20,245 0
English and French 60 0 0 60
Neither English nor French 15 0 0 0
Official language minority (number)Footnote 19 20,270 0 20,245 30
Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 20 95.2 0.0 100.0 50.0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Language groups are defined as follows: 'English' includes respondents who reported English only or English and one non-official language; 'French' includes respondents who reported French only or French and one non-official language; 'English and French' includes respondents who reported English and French, with or without one non-official language.

'Total' category includes all groups mentioned as well as respondents who reported a non-official language as their only mother tongue.

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Footnote 2

2006 adjusted count; most of these are the result of boundary changes.

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Footnote 3

Those classified in the category 'Neither English nor French' appear only in the 'Total' category in this table.

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Footnote 4

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 5

Marital status
Part A - Short definition
Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status.
Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. Persons who are married or living common law may be of opposite sex or of the same sex. The classification is as follows:
Married (and not separated): A person who is married and has not separated or obtained a divorce, and whose spouse is living.
Common-law: A person who is living with another person as a couple but who is not legally married to that person.
Separated: A person who is married but who no longer lives with his/her spouse (for any reason other than illness, work or school) and who has not obtained a divorce. Persons living common law are not included in this category.
Divorced: A person who has obtained a legal divorce and who has not remarried. Persons living common law are not included in this category.
Widowed: A person who has lost his/her spouse through death and who has not remarried. Persons living common law are not included in this category.
Single (never legally married): A person who has never married or a person whose marriage has been annulled and who has not remarried. Persons living common law are not included in this category.

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Footnote 6

Total population excluding institutional residents. The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 7

Selected Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Selected non-Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 9

Other languages
This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 10

Total population excluding institutional residents
The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Selected Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Selected non-Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Other languages
This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Total population excluding institutional residents
The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Selected Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Selected non-Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Other languages
This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 18

Total population excluding institutional residents
The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 19

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 20

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-XCB2011058.

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