2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Detailed Mother Tongue (232), Knowledge of Official Languages (5), Age Groups (17A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Census Metropolitan Areas, Tracted Census Agglomerations and Census Tracts, 2011 Census

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This table details detailed mother tongue , knowledge of official languages , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in St. John's
Detailed mother tongue (232) Knowledge of official languages (5)
Total - Knowledge of official languages English only French only English and French Neither English nor French
Total - Detailed mother tongue 194,935 180,240 45 14,340 310
Single responses 194,305 179,865 40 14,085 305
English 188,970 175,860 5 13,080 25
French 815 115 30 670 0
Non-official languages 4,525 3,900 15 330 280
Aboriginal languages 45 45 0 0 0
Algonquian languages 25 25 0 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0
Cree languages 0 5 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 20 25 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0
Wetsuweten 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0
Sarcee 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 5 0
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0
Gitksan 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 20 20 0 0 0
Inuktitut 15 15 0 0 0
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Romance languages 495 390 0 75 25
Italian 55 40 0 15 0
Portuguese 65 45 0 10 0
Romanian 30 20 0 15 0
Spanish 345 285 0 40 20
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0
Romance languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic languages 375 315 0 60 0
Dutch 50 45 0 10 0
Flemish 0 5 0 0 0
Frisian 5 0 0 0 0
German 190 150 0 40 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0
Scandinavian languages 95 90 0 10 0
Danish 20 20 0 0 0
Icelandic 35 30 0 0 0
Norwegian 30 25 0 0 0
Swedish 10 10 0 0 0
Afrikaans 25 25 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 0 0
Celtic languages 15 10 0 5 0
Gaelic languages 10 5 0 0 0
Welsh 5 5 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages 415 355 0 30 25
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 15 15 0 0 0
Bulgarian 45 45 0 0 0
Croatian 20 20 0 0 0
Czech 20 15 0 5 0
Macedonian 5 0 0 0 0
Polish 70 65 0 10 5
Russian 180 155 0 10 10
Serbian 15 10 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 10 5 0 0 5
Slovak 10 5 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0 5 0
Ukrainian 15 15 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0
Baltic languages 10 10 0 5 5
Latvian 10 5 0 5 5
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0 0
Greek 40 35 0 5 0
Armenian 5 5 0 0 0
Albanian 95 75 0 0 20
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0
Finno-Ugric languages 35 35 0 5 0
Estonian 0 0 0 5 0
Finnish 10 10 0 5 0
Hungarian 20 20 0 0 0
Turkic languages 40 40 0 5 0
Azerbaijani 10 5 0 0 5
Turkish 25 25 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 5 0
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages 430 355 0 30 45
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 20 20 0 0 0
Oromo 15 15 0 0 0
Somali 0 5 0 0 0
Semitic languages 410 335 0 30 40
Amharic 10 10 0 0 0
Arabic 370 305 5 30 40
Hebrew 5 10 0 0 0
Maltese 5 5 0 0 0
Tigrigna 15 10 0 0 5
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 5
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages 755 680 5 25 50
Indo-Aryan languages 620 565 0 20 40
Bengali 190 185 0 0 5
Gujarati 40 35 0 0 5
Hindi 75 75 0 0 5
Konkani 0 0 0 0 0
Marathi 25 20 0 0 5
Panjabi (Punjabi) 60 55 0 0 5
Sindhi 5 0 0 0 5
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 30 30 0 0 0
Urdu 135 125 0 10 0
Nepali 50 35 0 0 15
Iranian languages 130 115 0 10 10
Kurdish 10 10 0 0 0
Pashto 10 10 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 110 90 0 5 5
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 150 140 0 5 5
Kannada 15 15 0 0 0
Malayalam 35 35 0 0 5
Tamil 60 60 0 5 0
Telugu 35 30 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Japanese 30 25 0 5 0
Korean 60 55 0 5 5
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,045 955 0 30 65
Chinese languages 1,030 935 0 30 65
Cantonese 110 90 0 5 15
Chaochow (Teochow) 0 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 5 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 165 145 0 10 10
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0
Taiwanese 25 20 0 5 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 730 675 0 15 40
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 5 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 15 15 0 0 0
Tai languages 15 15 0 5 0
Lao 0 0 0 0 0
Thai 20 20 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 30 25 0 5 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 30 25 0 5 0
Malayo-Polynesian languages 150 150 0 0 5
Bisayan languages 5 5 0 0 0
Ilocano 5 0 0 0 0
Malay 30 30 0 0 5
Pampango 0 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 110 110 0 0 0
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0
Malagasy 0 5 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 105 70 10 25 5
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0 0
Bantu languages 75 40 5 20 10
Lingala 5 0 5 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 5 0 0 5 0
Shona 10 10 0 0 0
Swahili 30 15 0 5 5
Ganda 5 5 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 20 15 0 5 0
Edo 0 0 0 0 0
Igbo 5 5 0 0 0
Wolof 5 0 0 0 0
Bamanankan 0 0 0 0 0
Ewe 10 5 5 0 0
Ga 0 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 20 20 0 0 0
African languages, n.i.e. 55 50 0 0 5
Creoles 15 10 0 5 0
Non-verbal languages 85 45 0 5 35
American Sign Language 50 30 0 0 15
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 40 20 0 5 25
Other languages 10 5 0 0 0
Multiple responses 630 370 0 260 5
English and French 235 40 0 195 0
English and non-official language 360 315 0 35 5
French and non-official language 30 10 0 20 0
English, French and non-official language 20 5 0 15 0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011030.

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