2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Detailed Language Spoken Most Often at Home (232), Detailed Other Languages Spoken Regularly at Home (233), Age Groups (17A) 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 detailed language spoken most often at home , detailed other languages spoken regularly at home , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in CanadaFootnote 1
Detailed language spoken most often at home (232) Age groups (17A)
Total - Age groups Under 5 years 5 to 9 years 10 to 14 years 15 to 19 years 20 to 24 years 25 to 29 years 30 to 34 years 35 to 39 years 40 to 44 years 45 to 49 years 50 to 54 years 55 to 59 years 60 to 64 years 65 to 69 years 70 to 74 years 75 years and over
Total - Detailed language spoken most often at home 33,121,175 1,875,655 1,808,725 1,917,685 2,171,925 2,179,800 2,160,670 2,153,850 2,164,810 2,314,090 2,661,320 2,644,415 2,326,495 2,038,645 1,508,175 1,135,375 2,059,540
Single responses 31,958,805 1,803,330 1,728,625 1,834,170 2,087,435 2,099,985 2,077,960 2,062,940 2,066,940 2,215,425 2,570,060 2,568,650 2,267,350 1,988,955 1,472,480 1,104,470 2,010,030
English 21,457,075 1,201,415 1,216,555 1,313,185 1,480,490 1,476,945 1,433,460 1,361,660 1,368,240 1,471,150 1,708,820 1,701,725 1,497,265 1,311,545 944,485 694,260 1,275,885
French 6,827,860 371,710 342,590 359,695 425,535 414,815 412,295 446,840 411,145 432,075 547,115 587,660 530,300 466,745 368,920 257,905 452,520
Non-official languages 3,673,865 230,205 169,480 161,290 181,410 208,225 232,200 254,445 287,555 312,200 314,130 279,265 239,785 210,665 159,075 152,310 281,625
Aboriginal languages 121,810 13,350 11,195 10,750 11,460 10,135 8,175 7,350 7,505 8,185 7,510 6,605 5,320 4,540 3,515 2,740 3,480
Algonquian languages 79,410 8,425 7,030 6,705 7,230 6,215 5,080 4,685 5,000 5,465 5,205 4,700 3,835 3,130 2,490 1,875 2,330
Algonquin 385 35 25 25 15 10 25 15 10 45 30 20 25 30 30 15 25
Atikamekw 5,365 790 665 595 630 475 360 330 300 355 265 200 140 85 75 55 50
Blackfoot 805 25 15 15 15 30 20 35 30 45 80 110 95 95 85 65 55
Cree languages 44,630 4,750 4,080 3,860 4,080 3,515 2,890 2,705 2,995 2,985 2,805 2,535 2,000 1,690 1,375 1,025 1,350
Cree, n.o.s. 44,520 4,740 4,075 3,860 4,070 3,490 2,880 2,705 2,990 2,975 2,795 2,525 1,995 1,680 1,370 1,015 1,350
Swampy Cree 15 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 5 0 0 5
Woods Cree 85 5 10 5 10 20 5 5 0 10 5 5 5 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 100 5 5 5 0 0 5 5 0 10 10 10 15 15 5 5 10
Mi'kmaq 4,165 305 240 270 325 265 230 260 295 385 325 335 300 235 135 120 135
Innu/Montagnais 9,630 1,195 885 855 1,015 890 765 580 555 605 620 520 395 260 200 125 170
Naskapi 580 65 55 55 80 65 30 30 35 45 40 25 20 5 10 15 10
Ojibway 6,850 345 280 365 390 340 265 300 380 550 670 650 630 565 425 310 390
Oji-Cree 6,875 910 780 650 665 630 495 425 405 435 365 290 220 160 160 150 135
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 30 5 5 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0
Michif 85 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 10 15 15 10 5 5 15
Athapaskan languages 11,110 1,005 845 880 1,020 970 775 700 700 790 685 595 465 450 360 335 530
Carrier 300 10 10 25 15 10 15 20 5 25 20 25 30 30 20 20 40
Wetsuweten 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 15 5 5 10
Chilcotin 350 5 5 15 20 5 15 20 15 20 30 35 35 35 25 15 55
Dene 7,965 885 705 710 815 805 625 520 505 550 450 345 245 245 185 165 210
Tlicho (Dogrib) 1,220 75 75 85 95 95 80 90 95 100 90 80 75 50 35 50 60
Gwich'in 60 0 5 5 10 5 5 0 5 5 5 0 5 5 5 5 10
North Slavey (Hare) 65 5 0 0 5 5 5 0 5 0 5 5 5 0 10 10 10
South Slavey 190 5 10 15 10 5 5 5 20 15 10 10 10 15 15 5 25
Slavey, n.o.s. 630 10 25 30 35 30 30 30 30 55 55 60 35 50 45 40 65
Sarcee 75 5 0 5 10 10 5 5 0 5 0 5 0 5 10 0 5
Beaver 110 5 5 5 5 5 0 5 5 15 10 15 15 5 5 5 5
Sekani 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 30 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 5 5 5 5 15
Tahltan 30 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 5 5 5
Northern Tutchone 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
Southern Tutchone 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 10
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 10 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 255 15 20 20 20 15 10 15 15 15 10 25 20 10 15 10 15
Mohawk 155 15 15 20 15 15 5 10 10 10 10 10 10 5 5 5 5
Cayuga 65 0 5 5 5 0 5 10 5 0 5 5 5 0 5 5 5
Oneida 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 5 0 0 5 0 5
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 335 20 20 20 15 0 20 15 10 5 20 25 20 25 30 45 50
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 120 10 5 5 5 0 5 5 5 5 5 10 5 15 10 15 15
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 5 10
Halkomelem 55 5 5 0 5 0 5 0 5 0 5 5 5 5 0 5 10
Lillooet 20 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 5
Okanagan 65 5 10 5 5 0 5 5 0 5 0 5 5 5 0 5 10
Squamish 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5 0 5 5
Siouan languages 2,475 205 165 180 210 240 210 160 180 170 170 170 125 85 50 60 110
Dakota 385 20 15 25 30 30 20 15 25 25 35 40 35 15 20 15 20
Stoney 2,070 185 150 155 180 210 185 140 150 145 140 135 85 65 30 45 80
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 25 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 10
Tlingit 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 325 5 5 0 0 5 10 5 5 10 20 35 45 35 55 40 40
Gitksan 225 5 5 5 0 5 5 5 5 10 20 30 40 20 35 20 25
Nisga'a 80 5 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 10 10 20 15 10
Tsimshian 20 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 5
Wakashan languages 115 5 5 5 0 0 5 5 5 5 5 5 10 15 10 15 20
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 35 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Haisla 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 10
Heiltsuk 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 55 0 5 5 0 0 5 5 0 5 5 5 5 10 10 10 10
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 27,495 3,650 3,100 2,915 2,945 2,665 2,045 1,770 1,575 1,705 1,370 1,020 770 765 485 360 350
Inuktitut 27,175 3,630 3,090 2,905 2,930 2,640 2,030 1,755 1,560 1,680 1,345 995 750 745 460 335 325
Inuinnaqtun 120 0 5 5 10 5 0 0 5 5 10 10 10 10 15 15 15
Inuvialuktun 110 5 0 0 5 5 5 5 5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 90 10 10 10 5 5 10 5 5 10 10 5 5 0 5 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 180 10 5 10 15 15 15 0 15 15 15 15 10 15 10 5 10
Romance languages 543,420 25,395 18,930 18,525 20,555 21,700 25,965 34,505 38,450 39,630 36,240 34,105 32,195 37,920 36,255 41,035 82,020
Italian 139,480 1,130 460 370 530 800 1,170 1,555 2,050 2,650 3,125 3,815 6,130 14,245 17,225 26,065 58,160
Portuguese 97,205 2,310 1,685 1,665 2,365 2,940 3,880 4,825 4,690 5,245 7,035 8,250 9,185 10,585 9,920 8,600 14,015
Romanian 54,460 4,290 2,645 2,225 1,955 2,180 2,735 5,385 6,875 8,430 4,410 3,925 2,765 1,815 1,340 1,255 2,235
Spanish 252,020 17,650 14,135 14,260 15,700 15,760 18,155 22,710 24,810 23,290 21,660 18,110 14,095 11,265 7,755 5,105 7,565
Catalan 175 10 10 5 0 5 15 20 20 10 10 5 10 5 10 15 30
Romance languages, n.i.e. 75 5 5 5 5 5 10 5 5 5 5 0 0 5 0 5 15
Germanic languages 152,805 16,925 14,160 12,310 10,955 9,070 8,410 8,175 7,750 8,055 7,925 6,950 5,760 5,250 5,665 6,635 18,805
Dutch 11,530 640 560 515 545 410 300 410 545 760 865 745 580 635 640 730 2,650
Flemish 455 10 10 10 20 0 5 10 25 35 10 15 20 20 35 55 175
Frisian 195 0 5 15 10 5 5 0 5 15 15 10 20 15 15 20 50
German 126,375 14,285 12,010 10,500 9,325 7,855 7,315 6,870 6,205 6,400 6,300 5,495 4,595 4,170 4,660 5,530 14,865
Yiddish 6,865 1,490 1,160 900 650 405 440 390 275 150 100 135 125 125 15 25 480
Scandinavian languages 2,890 190 155 115 100 120 110 180 215 170 170 120 135 165 215 220 510
Danish 940 45 30 15 25 25 25 45 60 35 40 35 50 65 80 100 270
Icelandic 240 20 20 25 20 10 15 20 30 20 10 10 10 10 0 5 20
Norwegian 575 50 35 30 20 15 20 25 55 35 40 30 25 20 40 25 100
Swedish 1,130 80 70 45 40 60 55 80 75 80 80 45 55 70 100 85 120
Afrikaans 4,465 320 260 255 315 270 235 325 475 525 460 430 280 120 80 60 65
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 35 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 10
Celtic languages 335 15 10 10 10 15 25 15 20 25 25 30 20 20 25 25 45
Gaelic languages 225 10 5 5 5 10 30 10 15 15 15 20 10 15 20 10 30
Welsh 100 5 5 0 5 5 0 0 10 5 5 10 10 10 10 15 15
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 15 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages 322,270 15,460 12,095 11,335 13,345 15,520 16,985 19,015 23,210 25,670 30,870 31,945 27,755 22,125 13,540 14,085 29,325
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 145 10 5 5 5 5 5 15 10 10 20 15 0 0 0 0 30
Bosnian 6,705 310 285 275 355 450 465 450 465 650 755 760 615 390 165 150 165
Bulgarian 12,075 895 685 635 620 715 515 1,070 1,730 1,620 1,235 850 500 320 210 185 285
Croatian 18,730 455 335 370 455 595 630 605 690 935 1,270 1,410 1,855 2,080 1,925 1,935 3,190
Czech 7,415 330 300 190 240 305 290 375 415 355 400 520 615 880 875 515 810
Macedonian 7,775 225 185 205 185 235 260 335 500 460 460 455 620 665 730 725 1,540
Polish 85,205 2,905 1,965 2,155 3,055 3,155 3,700 4,170 4,050 4,885 8,140 11,050 11,675 8,630 4,115 3,240 8,330
Russian 109,740 7,085 5,510 4,625 5,065 6,300 7,320 8,180 10,475 10,630 11,480 10,230 6,385 4,860 2,465 3,790 5,350
Serbian 34,885 1,660 1,500 1,585 1,770 1,860 1,905 1,730 2,340 3,360 3,805 3,505 2,945 2,140 1,230 1,450 2,115
Serbo-Croatian 5,045 100 125 170 230 365 325 215 230 400 710 685 555 340 150 175 250
Slovak 5,375 375 220 165 200 205 210 380 560 395 385 405 415 415 350 270 420
Slovenian 2,475 15 15 20 5 20 25 25 30 50 70 65 105 225 295 465 1,035
Ukrainian 25,565 1,050 910 890 1,115 1,255 1,270 1,405 1,660 1,850 2,060 1,920 1,380 1,110 970 1,090 5,640
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 1,135 55 55 45 45 55 60 65 60 75 80 80 85 75 55 90 160
Baltic languages 3,740 105 105 105 120 155 185 145 215 170 200 215 205 135 140 160 1,370
Latvian 1,630 35 30 35 50 65 115 55 60 45 55 80 75 55 65 75 720
Lithuanian 2,115 70 70 75 70 90 70 90 155 125 145 140 125 80 75 85 650
Greek 47,705 1,100 500 355 540 745 915 1,425 1,580 1,655 1,675 2,225 3,785 5,990 6,415 7,425 11,380
Armenian 19,145 855 750 785 945 985 1,070 975 1,040 1,165 1,330 1,450 1,385 1,410 1,315 1,165 2,510
Albanian 13,760 1,090 720 705 755 1,015 1,190 1,120 1,190 1,250 1,135 1,100 800 495 425 335 440
Georgian 725 55 25 30 65 65 65 70 80 85 60 50 35 10 5 10 15
Finno-Ugric languages 27,730 1,175 970 935 900 1,005 980 1,455 1,630 1,690 1,465 1,555 1,780 1,810 1,840 2,085 6,450
Estonian 1,450 20 15 25 20 25 25 15 25 45 55 85 70 50 65 90 810
Finnish 3,335 85 45 30 30 40 40 60 70 65 90 95 160 360 415 475 1,270
Hungarian 22,950 1,065 905 875 845 945 920 1,380 1,530 1,575 1,325 1,375 1,550 1,395 1,360 1,520 4,375
Turkic languages 21,420 1,990 1,360 1,245 1,280 1,420 1,895 2,055 2,045 1,845 1,980 1,410 985 630 440 320 520
Azerbaijani 1,010 50 40 30 45 70 90 85 110 110 105 95 70 35 25 25 40
Turkish 18,705 1,755 1,185 1,085 1,050 1,230 1,675 1,840 1,745 1,595 1,745 1,240 865 560 395 285 465
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 1,705 185 140 130 185 130 130 130 190 145 130 75 50 40 15 10 20
Mongolian 710 85 35 50 60 55 45 80 115 90 70 15 0 0 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages 249,205 25,580 16,320 14,230 14,795 16,875 19,260 21,755 24,040 23,885 19,250 14,730 10,710 8,350 6,555 5,260 7,615
Berber languages (Kabyle) 1,995 350 110 85 65 55 140 280 385 320 115 40 15 5 5 5 5
Cushitic languages 26,410 2,790 2,235 2,495 2,290 1,780 1,920 1,925 2,340 2,675 2,080 1,505 820 445 300 300 525
Oromo 4,745 675 270 255 225 200 405 555 720 650 380 210 80 35 30 30 40
Somali 21,665 2,120 1,960 2,240 2,060 1,585 1,520 1,370 1,625 2,030 1,700 1,290 735 410 270 270 485
Semitic languages 219,920 22,325 13,915 11,610 12,415 15,005 17,125 19,445 21,190 20,740 16,980 13,160 9,845 7,885 6,250 4,945 7,075
Amharic 10,760 860 365 340 385 525 955 1,425 1,695 1,595 1,145 640 350 190 145 75 75
Arabic 181,790 19,340 11,975 9,850 10,580 12,880 14,460 15,910 16,870 16,705 13,675 10,630 7,880 6,180 5,045 4,045 5,770
Hebrew 8,395 740 610 505 445 435 460 600 865 635 485 470 545 670 345 235 360
Maltese 1,330 5 5 5 10 10 15 10 15 20 25 50 105 210 255 215 380
Tigrigna 5,975 460 260 260 245 295 435 685 800 720 610 450 320 175 130 75 65
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 11,670 920 705 650 755 865 815 820 950 1,075 1,040 920 650 470 325 300 425
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 880 115 60 45 25 40 75 105 125 140 70 25 25 10 0 5 10
Indo-Iranian languages 732,950 59,740 45,940 39,540 35,535 42,230 58,650 63,915 65,530 60,575 52,125 45,695 42,340 38,100 30,330 22,760 29,955
Indo-Aryan languages 597,135 50,510 39,430 32,850 27,350 32,115 45,820 52,535 54,380 48,325 40,685 35,360 33,820 32,230 26,190 19,845 25,680
Bengali 42,065 3,870 3,175 2,410 1,980 2,345 3,355 4,120 4,375 4,860 3,625 3,030 2,105 1,065 730 510 515
Gujarati 55,720 4,070 3,130 2,745 2,000 2,750 3,695 4,810 5,565 4,220 3,610 3,240 3,290 3,560 3,055 2,500 3,480
Hindi 47,080 2,855 2,120 2,040 1,910 2,690 3,875 4,505 4,745 3,980 3,505 3,080 2,755 2,645 2,335 1,845 2,200
Konkani 575 30 25 30 20 20 25 30 55 65 45 40 45 30 40 25 50
Marathi 2,800 220 165 140 130 135 200 295 365 280 225 160 95 95 105 90 95
Panjabi (Punjabi) 317,075 25,255 19,815 16,735 13,700 15,980 24,990 28,355 27,135 23,205 19,480 17,715 19,200 20,250 16,500 12,350 16,410
Sindhi 4,870 205 150 160 155 195 170 160 225 275 280 380 430 500 400 415 770
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 6,845 395 325 325 370 315 350 510 785 820 830 700 420 280 160 125 150
Urdu 113,780 13,140 10,105 7,820 6,630 7,150 8,535 8,955 10,390 10,005 8,625 6,730 5,320 3,715 2,790 1,920 1,950
Nepali 6,320 465 425 450 460 530 630 790 730 625 460 285 160 90 75 70 65
Iranian languages 133,530 9,025 6,355 6,575 8,080 9,960 12,605 11,145 10,935 12,035 11,285 10,210 8,415 5,775 4,070 2,855 4,205
Kurdish 6,000 600 410 405 470 485 475 555 570 620 585 315 220 120 70 45 50
Pashto 8,700 1,170 885 765 735 775 685 685 740 645 535 390 280 145 90 75 90
Persian (Farsi) 118,830 7,250 5,055 5,405 6,870 8,700 11,445 9,905 9,625 10,775 10,165 9,505 7,920 5,505 3,905 2,730 4,060
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 2,280 200 155 120 105 155 225 235 215 210 150 125 100 90 70 60 70
Dravidian languages 113,450 9,210 6,415 5,450 5,065 5,420 7,985 10,365 10,815 11,180 11,045 8,820 6,320 4,845 3,460 2,945 4,120
Kannada 1,210 110 70 35 55 50 135 165 160 100 115 60 35 30 30 30 25
Malayalam 7,955 800 515 315 210 300 645 975 1,020 885 605 435 295 250 285 230 180
Tamil 98,940 7,730 5,535 4,875 4,600 4,690 6,595 8,410 8,925 9,670 9,970 8,095 5,860 4,460 3,075 2,630 3,835
Telugu 5,205 565 285 215 200 375 605 805 690 500 345 220 125 95 70 55 70
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 135 10 10 0 10 10 10 10 15 15 10 10 5 10 5 0 5
Japanese 18,845 1,575 1,010 645 585 825 1,100 1,560 2,160 1,910 1,250 770 860 1,370 1,010 750 1,445
Korean 104,905 3,770 3,605 5,695 8,585 8,785 7,125 5,780 7,450 9,995 11,305 10,875 6,865 4,995 4,005 3,015 3,060
Sino-Tibetan languages 809,340 36,590 22,535 23,275 37,355 53,285 47,405 43,475 58,915 78,000 89,610 74,295 65,850 53,245 31,225 31,710 62,560
Chinese languages 800,290 35,900 21,940 22,600 36,560 52,500 46,670 42,640 58,095 77,165 89,000 73,825 65,485 52,995 31,030 31,575 62,320
Cantonese 288,615 8,190 5,225 6,505 10,845 14,015 14,545 13,955 14,915 18,230 29,380 34,530 33,120 26,790 13,410 13,650 31,325
Chaochow (Teochow) 990 30 30 40 60 45 30 25 35 85 125 105 85 65 40 45 155
Fukien 1,900 40 20 30 60 135 120 75 75 135 190 195 210 175 115 100 230
Hakka 2,050 65 35 45 60 85 90 110 100 115 150 175 200 190 155 140 335
Mandarin 203,275 13,015 8,010 7,480 12,225 17,745 14,570 12,440 19,940 27,635 25,475 14,190 9,870 6,185 4,620 4,395 5,475
Shanghainese 1,325 45 25 25 40 65 70 50 75 110 125 110 100 80 85 80 245
Taiwanese 4,830 85 70 65 155 215 285 310 225 235 335 480 595 610 460 315 400
Chinese, n.o.s. 297,295 14,440 8,520 8,405 13,115 20,195 16,960 15,675 22,725 30,620 33,225 24,040 21,310 18,900 12,155 12,850 24,155
Tibetan languages 3,620 200 130 165 280 305 290 440 435 400 290 200 140 100 80 65 100
Burmese 1,895 110 75 90 105 90 115 155 195 245 170 145 140 75 55 40 95
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 3,525 380 390 425 415 395 335 235 190 185 150 130 85 70 55 40 50
Tai languages 10,195 320 210 225 380 445 490 640 795 1,160 1,455 1,500 1,075 565 355 235 345
Lao 6,980 195 130 135 195 220 250 280 325 705 1,090 1,255 935 485 305 190 290
Thai 3,215 130 80 95 185 225 245 360 465 450 365 245 140 75 45 50 50
Austro-Asiatic languages 116,285 6,230 5,040 4,700 5,265 4,955 6,600 6,905 8,820 11,665 13,195 14,195 10,335 5,995 3,735 3,015 5,640
Khmer (Cambodian) 11,330 570 310 245 375 595 1,000 710 660 905 1,135 1,610 1,330 700 475 270 440
Vietnamese 104,960 5,660 4,730 4,460 4,890 4,360 5,595 6,195 8,155 10,755 12,060 12,585 9,005 5,300 3,260 2,740 5,200
Malayo-Polynesian languages 179,110 5,380 4,175 6,815 8,545 8,915 12,670 18,140 18,950 19,070 19,280 16,055 11,645 9,860 6,750 5,115 7,755
Bisayan languages 5,390 180 150 245 360 345 380 510 560 665 620 495 250 215 135 105 160
Ilocano 6,165 140 105 205 250 295 345 595 595 650 725 595 390 290 245 240 485
Malay 3,940 175 110 105 295 465 345 275 315 335 325 315 240 190 165 130 160
Pampango 810 20 15 35 35 35 35 80 80 80 95 85 50 45 45 25 50
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 161,080 4,780 3,735 6,135 7,510 7,665 11,435 16,495 17,215 17,195 17,350 14,440 10,615 9,040 6,100 4,560 6,810
Bikol 185 0 0 5 15 10 10 20 5 20 20 15 15 20 5 5 10
Malagasy 305 25 15 20 15 25 20 40 55 20 25 25 15 10 0 0 5
Fijian 355 25 10 15 10 15 35 25 35 20 30 35 20 25 15 25 15
Pangasinan 235 0 0 5 5 5 20 15 20 20 30 25 20 15 5 15 25
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 635 35 35 35 35 45 45 85 60 55 55 40 30 15 25 15 25
Niger-Congo languages 23,790 1,885 1,320 1,470 1,680 2,065 2,325 2,525 2,165 2,110 1,975 1,755 1,045 640 325 230 270
Akan (Twi) 6,545 400 305 320 375 470 620 505 370 525 745 875 570 250 105 55 50
Bantu languages 10,600 785 575 815 920 1,100 1,110 1,220 1,030 895 760 525 265 215 135 115 135
Lingala 885 60 35 50 80 95 100 90 80 85 60 55 30 25 10 15 10
Rundi (Kirundi) 1,335 85 60 95 110 155 155 180 125 95 90 70 35 30 15 20 10
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 1,180 50 40 65 80 145 150 145 105 120 90 70 40 30 20 15 25
Shona 950 50 20 65 85 85 90 145 140 90 75 45 25 15 10 5 5
Swahili 4,170 405 345 430 435 355 340 380 360 340 290 170 80 75 60 35 65
Ganda 270 15 10 10 25 30 15 35 35 20 20 25 15 10 5 0 5
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 1,815 125 75 95 115 240 260 240 180 145 130 90 40 35 15 25 20
Edo 420 55 30 20 20 30 35 50 50 40 30 20 10 10 10 5 0
Igbo 770 80 50 30 40 35 45 95 100 100 55 45 20 30 15 10 20
Wolof 805 105 60 20 40 85 110 125 125 65 30 15 15 5 5 0 0
Bamanankan 230 30 15 10 20 35 35 25 15 20 15 10 5 5 0 5 0
Ewe 345 25 20 20 25 30 30 20 30 30 30 25 20 10 10 5 5
Ga 285 10 5 5 20 25 15 25 10 25 25 40 35 20 5 5 5
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 3,785 395 265 230 225 255 320 455 440 400 275 205 110 90 40 40 50
African languages, n.i.e. 4,130 550 470 310 405 265 445 425 425 310 200 130 80 55 30 20 20
Creoles 25,475 835 775 925 1,210 1,415 1,460 1,920 2,040 2,145 2,200 2,035 2,025 1,920 1,410 1,005 2,160
Non-verbal languages 9,185 810 720 770 915 725 655 565 525 585 660 635 555 360 275 175 245
American Sign Language 2,385 120 120 130 215 155 170 155 155 180 240 220 205 125 90 50 50
Quebec Sign Language 495 15 20 30 30 40 15 35 25 35 45 55 45 30 35 25 25
Sign languages, n.i.e. 6,305 675 580 610 675 535 475 375 345 365 375 355 305 205 150 105 170
Other languages 1,420 120 100 90 110 120 125 90 110 105 90 120 70 35 25 30 70
Multiple responses 1,162,370 72,330 80,100 83,515 84,490 79,810 82,715 90,910 97,865 98,665 91,260 75,765 59,150 49,690 35,695 30,900 49,510
English and French 131,210 10,780 9,835 10,075 9,655 9,335 9,700 9,755 9,080 8,785 9,235 7,920 6,440 5,825 4,810 3,690 6,285
English and non-official language 875,135 48,850 56,340 59,510 62,710 60,705 62,975 68,530 73,925 75,435 70,945 59,630 46,425 38,675 27,125 24,250 39,105
French and non-official language 109,700 10,055 9,745 8,310 6,875 5,645 6,395 9,045 11,405 11,265 8,370 6,140 4,705 3,845 2,760 2,165 2,980
English, French and non-official language 46,330 2,640 4,180 5,625 5,245 4,130 3,640 3,580 3,460 3,175 2,710 2,070 1,590 1,345 1,000 800 1,140

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011042.

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