2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: First Official Language Spoken (7), Detailed Language Spoken Most Often at Home (232), 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 first official language spoken , detailed language spoken most often at home , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in St. John's
Detailed language spoken most often at home (232) First official language spoken (7)
Total - First official language spoken English French English and French Neither English nor French Official language minority (number)Footnote 1 Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 2
Total - Detailed language spoken most often at home 194,935 193,770 770 110 280 830 0.4
Single responses 194,110 193,030 730 65 280 760 0.4
English 191,490 191,040 450 0 0 445 0.2
French 350 80 270 0 0 270 77.1
Non-official languages 2,265 1,910 10 65 280 45 2.0
Aboriginal languages 25 25 0 0 0 0 0.0
Algonquian languages 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Innu/Montagnais 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Michif 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Athapaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wetsuweten 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sarcee 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gitksan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuit languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Inuktitut 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Romance languages 215 175 0 15 25 5 2.3
Italian 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Portuguese 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Romanian 15 5 0 0 0 5 33.3
Spanish 190 150 0 15 20 5 2.6
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Romance languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages 70 65 0 5 0 5 7.1
Dutch 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Flemish 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Frisian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
German 25 20 0 5 0 5 20.0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Scandinavian languages 30 30 0 5 0 5 16.7
Danish 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Icelandic 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Norwegian 10 5 0 0 0 5 50.0
Swedish 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Afrikaans 5 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gaelic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Welsh 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavic languages 180 145 5 10 30 5 2.8
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bosnian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bulgarian 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Croatian 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Czech 5 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Macedonian 0 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Polish 30 25 0 0 0 0 0.0
Russian 105 80 0 5 15 0 0.0
Serbian 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Serbo-Croatian 5 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Slovak 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ukrainian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Baltic languages 0 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Latvian 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Greek 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Armenian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Albanian 75 60 0 0 20 0 0.0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Finno-Ugric languages 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Estonian 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Finnish 5 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Hungarian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Turkic languages 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Turkish 5 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afro-Asiatic languages 265 210 0 10 45 5 1.9
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cushitic languages 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oromo 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Semitic languages 255 205 0 5 45 5 2.0
Amharic 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Arabic 240 195 0 10 40 5 2.1
Hebrew 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 5 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Indo-Iranian languages 370 315 0 5 45 0 0.0
Indo-Aryan languages 295 250 0 5 40 5 1.7
Bengali 95 85 0 0 10 0 0.0
Gujarati 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Hindi 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Konkani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Marathi 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 30 20 0 0 5 0 0.0
Sindhi 5 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 10 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Urdu 70 60 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nepali 50 35 0 0 15 0 0.0
Iranian languages 65 60 0 0 5 0 0.0
Kurdish 0 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Pashto 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Persian (Farsi) 60 50 0 5 10 0 0.0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages 65 60 0 0 5 0 0.0
Kannada 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Malayalam 15 10 0 0 5 0 0.0
Tamil 25 30 0 0 0 0 0.0
Telugu 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Japanese 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Korean 40 30 0 0 5 0 0.0
Sino-Tibetan languages 695 620 0 5 65 5 0.7
Chinese languages 690 615 0 10 65 0 0.0
Cantonese 60 40 0 0 15 0 0.0
Chaochow (Teochow) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fukien 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mandarin 120 105 0 5 10 0 0.0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Taiwanese 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Chinese, n.o.s. 500 455 0 5 40 5 1.0
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Burmese 5 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tai languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Thai 5 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Austro-Asiatic languages 20 15 0 5 0 0 0.0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Vietnamese 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Malayo-Polynesian languages 55 55 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bisayan languages 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Ilocano 0 5 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Malay 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Pampango 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 35 35 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malagasy 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages 35 15 10 10 5 10 28.6
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Bantu languages 30 15 5 5 5 10 33.3
Lingala 5 0 5 0 0 0 0.0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 5 0 0 5 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Shona 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swahili 25 10 0 5 10 0 0.0
Ganda 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act x
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Igbo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wolof 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bamanankan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ewe 0 5 0 0 0 5 not applicable ...
Ga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
African languages, n.i.e. 30 25 0 0 0 0 0.0
Creoles 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Non-verbal languages 90 50 0 0 35 0 0.0
American Sign Language 30 20 0 0 15 0 0.0
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sign languages, n.i.e. 55 35 0 0 25 0 0.0
Other languages 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Multiple responses 830 735 45 45 0 65 7.8
English and French 125 60 35 35 0 50 40.0
English and non-official language 670 665 5 0 0 0 0.0
French and non-official language 10 5 5 0 0 5 50.0
English, French and non-official language 25 5 10 10 0 15 60.0

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not available for a specific reference period

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Symbol ...

not applicable

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Symbol x

suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act

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Symbol F

too unreliable to be published

F

Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Footnote 2

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011036.

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