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Topic-based tabulation: Mother Tongue (8), Language Spoken Most Often at Home (8) and Generation Status (4) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data
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|Release date:||December 4, 2007|
Note: Population universe
The population universe of the 2006 Census includes the following groups:
- Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants with a usual place of residence in Canada;
- Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants who are abroad, either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission;
- Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry;
- persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status and members of their families living with them;
- persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who hold Study Permits and members of their families living with them;
- persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who hold Work Permits and members of their families living with them.
For census purposes, the last three groups in this list are referred to as 'non-permanent residents'. For further information, refer to the variable Immigration: Non-permanent resident found in the 2006 Census Dictionary, catalogue number 92-566-XWE or 92-566-XPE.
|Mother tongue (8)||Language spoken most often at home (8)|
|Total - Language spoken most often at home||English||French||Non-official language||English and French||English and non-official language||French and non-official language||English, French and non-official language|
|Total - Mother tongue||25,664,220||16,776,840||5,511,370||2,923,010||73,175||322,395||44,720||12,720|
|English and French||73,135||39,275||19,080||965||13,125||255||125||305|
|English and non-official language||182,330||105,170||890||26,995||385||48,235||90||570|
|French and non-official language||33,175||5,885||12,230||4,955||845||960||7,120||1,185|
|English, French and non-official language||7,665||2,590||730||1,080||755||895||315||1,295|
- Footnote 1
Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-555-XCB2006042.
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