Language Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

The Language Highlight Tables provide language data from the Census of Population, for various geographic levels and census years.

Mother Tongue by Age

These tables provide counts, percentage distributions and percentage change for various geographic levels by mother tongue and selected age groups from the 2011 and 2016 censuses.

Knowledge of Official Languages by Age

These tables provide counts, percentage distributions and percentage change for various geographic levels by knowledge of official languages and selected age groups from the 2011 and 2016 censuses.

Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Other Language(s) Spoken Regularly at Home and Age

These tables provide counts, percentage distributions and percentage change for various geographic levels by language spoken most often at home and regularly spoken at home from the 2011 and 2016 censuses.

Aboriginal mother tongue, Aboriginal language spoken most often at home and Other Aboriginal language(s) spoken regularly at home

This table provides population counts by Aboriginal languages for Canada, provinces and territories for the 2016 Census.

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  1. Mother Tongue by Age
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  2. Knowledge of Official Languages by Age
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  3. Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Other Language(s) Spoken Regularly at Home and Age
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  4. Aboriginal mother tongue, Aboriginal language spoken most often at home and Other Aboriginal language(s) spoken regularly at home
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