Data tables, 2016 Census

English Spoken at Home (7), French Spoken at Home (7), Aboriginal Language Spoken at Home (7), Immigrant Language Spoken at Home (7), Mother Tongue (10), Age (15A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 100% Data The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correction

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This table details english spoken at home , french spoken at home , aboriginal language spoken at home , immigrant language spoken at home , mother tongue , age and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in Canada
Data quality
English spoken at home (7) French spoken at home (7)
Total - Language spoken at homeFootnote 3 Total - French spoken at home Only Mostly Equally Regularly No mention
Total - Language spoken at homeFootnote 4 34,767,250 8,152,115 6,081,025 862,770 378,410 829,905 26,615,135
Total - English spoken at home 25,897,805 1,578,230 0 661,180 241,050 675,995 24,319,580
Only 19,756,510 0 0 0 0 0 19,756,510
Mostly 2,406,355 613,050 0 0 0 613,050 1,793,305
Equally 1,514,470 242,385 0 0 229,495 12,890 1,272,085
Regularly 2,220,465 722,790 0 661,180 11,555 50,055 1,497,680
No mention 8,869,445 6,573,890 6,081,030 201,590 137,360 153,910 2,295,555

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

The Aboriginal language spoken at home variable includes persons who reported speaking an Aboriginal language 'Only', 'Mostly', 'Equally' with another language and 'Regularly' with a language spoken most often at home, as well as persons who had 'No mention' of an Aboriginal language to the language spoken at home question.

The 'Only' category includes persons who reported only an Aboriginal language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and did not report a language to Part B. This category also includes persons who reported only an Aboriginal language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and who reported only an Aboriginal language to Part B.

The 'Mostly' category includes persons who reported only an Aboriginal language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and reported at least one non-Aboriginal language to part B.

The 'Equally' category includes persons who reported an Aboriginal language and at least one other language to Part A of the language spoken at home question.

The 'Regularly' category includes persons who reported an Aboriginal language to only Part B of the language spoken at home question.

The 'No mention' category includes persons who did not report an Aboriginal language to part A or Part B of the language spoken at home question.

'Aboriginal language' refers to languages (other than English or French) traditionally spoken by the Aboriginal People of Canada, that is to say First Nations (North American Indians), Métis and Inuit.

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Footnote 2

The immigrant language spoken at home variable includes persons who reported speaking an immigrant language 'Only', 'Mostly', 'Equally' with another language and 'Regularly' with a language spoken most often at home, as well as persons who had 'No mention' of an immigrant language to the language spoken at home question.

The 'Only' category includes persons who reported only an immigrant language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and did not report a language to Part B. This category also includes persons who reported only an immigrant language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and who reported only an immigrant language to Part B.

The 'Mostly' category includes persons who reported only an immigrant language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and reported at least one non-immigrant language to Part B.

The 'Equally' category includes persons who reported an immigrant language and at least one other language to Part A of the language spoken at home question.

The 'Regularly' category includes persons who reported an immigrant language to only Part B of the language spoken at home question.

The 'No mention' category includes persons who did not report an immigrant language to Part A or Part B of the language spoken at home question.

'Immigrant language' refers to languages where the presence is initially atributed to immigration after the colonization of English and French.

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Footnote 3

The French spoken at home variable includes persons who reported speaking French 'Only', 'Mostly', 'Equally' with another language and 'Regularly' with a language spoken most often at home, as well as persons who had 'No mention' of French to the language spoken at home question.

The 'Only' category includes persons who reported only French to Part A of the language spoken at home question and did not report a language to Part B.

The 'Mostly' category includes persons who reported only French to Part A of the language spoken at home question and reported at least one language to Part B.

The 'Equally' category includes persons who reported French and at least one other language to Part A of the language spoken at home question.

The 'Regularly' category includes persons who reported French to Part B of the language spoken at home question.

The 'No mention' category includes persons who did not report French to Part A nor part B of the language spoken at home question.

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Footnote 4

The English spoken at home variable includes persons who reported speaking English 'Only', 'Mostly', 'Equally' with another language and 'Regularly' with a language spoken most often at home, as well as persons who had 'No mention' of English to the language spoken at home question.

The 'Only' category includes persons who reported only English to Part A of the language spoken at home question and did not report a language to Part B.

The 'Mostly' category includes persons who reported only English to Part A of the language spoken at home question and reported at least one language to Part B.

The 'Equally' category includes persons who reported English and at least one other language to Part A of the language spoken at home question.

The 'Regularly' category includes persons who reported English to Part B of the language spoken at home question.

The 'No mention' category includes persons who did not report English to Part A or Part B of the language spoken at home question.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016344.

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