Size and percentage of the population that reported speaking a language other than English or French at home, alone or in combination with English or French, by type of use of these languages, Canada, 2011
DescriptionThis table displays the results of table 2 size and percentage of the population that reported speaking a language other than english or french at home. The information is grouped by language(s) spoken at home (appearing as row headers), number and percentage (appearing as column headers).
|Language(s) spoken at home||Number||Percentage|
|A language 'other' than English or French onlyNote 1||2,145,250||32.4|
|An 'other' language most often with English spoken on a regular basis||1,342,860||20.3|
|An 'other' language most often with French spoken on a regular basis||143,990||2.2|
|English most often with or without an 'other' language than French (equally or on a regular basis)||2,515,935||37.9|
|French most often with or without an 'other' language than English (equally or on a regular basis)||276,740||4.2|
|Other combinationsNote 2||205,620||3.1|
1. The category 'Language other than English or French only' also includes persons speaking another language most often and those speaking it on a regular basis (less than 5% combined).
2. The category 'Other combinations' mainly comprises cases where three languages or more are spoken at home.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2011.
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