2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Mother Tongue of Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Mother Tongue of Child (10), Mother Tongue of Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Child (10), Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Age Group of Child (2) for Children Under 18 Years of Age in Couple Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2011 Census

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This table details mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partner , mother tongue of child , mother tongue of other married spouse or common-law partner , language spoken most often at home by married spouse or common-law partner , language spoken most often at home by child , language spoken most often at home by other married spouse or common-law partner , age group of child for children under 18 years of age in couple families in private households in CanadaFootnote 4
Child - Mother tongue (10) Mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partner (10)
Total - Mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partnerFootnote 5 English French Non-official language Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal English and French English and non-official language French and non-official language English, French and non-official language
Total - Mother tongue of childFootnote 6 5,385,655 2,830,175 1,011,120 1,435,030 52,375 1,382,655 16,030 74,015 16,300 2,980
English 3,375,495 2,757,785 68,570 503,540 19,535 484,005 6,290 36,515 2,185 605
French 1,024,025 33,690 923,225 57,660 595 57,060 3,495 430 5,235 285
Non-official language 825,405 16,510 4,160 798,845 31,725 767,120 115 4,120 1,530 125
Aboriginal 33,130 955 180 31,740 31,675 65 5 210 35 0
Non-Aboriginal 792,280 15,550 3,975 767,110 45 767,055 110 3,910 1,495 125
English and French 36,990 13,395 11,800 3,935 10 3,925 5,555 1,185 640 475
English and non-official language 98,225 8,280 225 58,970 475 58,495 220 29,690 495 345
French and non-official language 17,655 135 2,525 8,680 30 8,650 85 355 5,605 280
English, French and non-official language 7,860 385 620 3,395 5 3,390 275 1,720 595 865

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census. The other 'married spouse or common-law partner' is the second married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

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Footnote 2

The 'married spouse or common-law partner' is the first married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

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Footnote 3

The other 'married spouse or common-law partner' is the second married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

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Footnote 4

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

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Footnote 5

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census. The 'married spouse or common-law partner' is the first spouse or partner listed on the census questionnaire.

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Footnote 6

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011020.

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