2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Languages Spoken Most Often at Home - Detailed Aboriginal Languages (85), Other Languages Spoken Regularly at Home - Aboriginal Languages (10), Mother Tongue - Detailed Aboriginal Languages (85) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2011 Census

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This table details languages spoken most often at home - detailed aboriginal languages , other languages spoken regularly at home - aboriginal languages , mother tongue - detailed aboriginal languages for the population excluding institutional in CanadaFootnote 1
Languages spoken most often at home - Detailed Aboriginal languages (85) Other languages spoken regularly at home - Aboriginal languages (10)
Total - Population None Total - Single responses English French Aboriginal languages Other languages Total - Multiple responses Official language(s) and Aboriginal languageFootnote 2 Other multiple responses
Total - Detailed Aboriginal language spoken most often at home 33,121,175 28,418,595 4,554,525 1,910,475 678,940 79,410 1,885,700 148,055 1,330 146,730
Total - Single responses 31,958,800 27,313,695 4,497,740 1,901,525 667,610 79,215 1,849,385 147,370 1,325 146,045
English 21,457,075 19,224,940 2,177,565 0 525,025 76,495 1,576,050 54,570 1,120 53,450
French 6,827,865 6,043,305 756,675 580,410 0 2,495 173,775 27,880 130 27,750
Aboriginal languages 121,810 56,035 65,410 59,495 5,675 190 55 370 60 305
Algonquian languages 79,410 31,795 47,360 41,710 5,510 125 20 250 30 225
Algonquin 385 115 260 70 180 5 0 5 0 5
Atikamekw 5,370 3,145 2,220 5 2,205 5 0 5 0 0
Blackfoot 805 385 420 415 5 0 0 0 0 0
Cree languages 44,635 15,470 28,995 28,815 130 45 10 160 10 155
Cree, n.o.s. 44,525 15,410 28,950 28,765 130 50 5 165 10 155
Swampy Cree 15 5 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 10 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 80 50 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 100 45 50 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 4,165 1,560 2,590 2,580 5 0 5 15 0 15
Innu/Montagnais 9,630 6,245 3,355 390 2,940 15 0 35 0 30
Naskapi 575 370 190 160 10 25 0 15 5 5
Ojibway 6,850 2,320 4,515 4,475 15 20 5 15 5 10
Oji-Cree 6,875 2,115 4,750 4,735 15 5 0 5 0 5
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 25 15 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 85 45 40 35 5 0 0 5 5 0
Athapaskan languages 11,110 5,350 5,720 5,640 20 50 10 40 30 10
Carrier 300 175 125 125 0 5 0 0 0 0
Wetsuweten 45 5 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 350 195 155 150 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 7,965 3,975 3,960 3,940 15 10 0 25 20 10
Tlicho (Dogrib) 1,220 380 835 810 0 20 0 5 0 0
Gwich'in 60 30 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 65 45 25 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 185 80 105 95 0 5 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 630 280 350 350 0 5 0 0 0 0
Sarcee 75 30 35 25 0 5 5 5 5 0
Beaver 110 80 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 30 20 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 30 25 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 20 15 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 15 5 15 10 0 5 0 0 0 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 10 10 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 255 190 65 60 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mohawk 160 115 45 40 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cayuga 65 55 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oneida 25 20 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 335 230 110 105 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 120 90 35 30 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 30 15 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 50 45 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 20 10 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 60 40 25 20 5 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 45 30 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 2,480 510 1,960 1,945 10 0 0 5 5 5
Dakota 380 160 220 220 5 0 0 0 5 0
Stoney 2,065 330 1,730 1,720 10 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 25 20 10 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 5 0 5 5 0 0 5 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 325 155 170 170 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gitksan 225 95 130 130 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 80 50 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 20 15 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 110 75 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 35 20 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 15 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 10 10 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 60 40 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 27,495 17,550 9,885 9,735 120 10 20 65 0 60
Inuktitut 27,175 17,375 9,740 9,600 115 5 20 60 0 60
Inuinnaqtun 120 60 55 55 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuvialuktun 110 70 40 40 0 5 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 90 45 45 40 5 0 5 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 180 115 60 55 5 5 0 0 0 5
Other languages 3,552,055 1,989,415 1,498,095 1,261,625 136,910 45 99,510 64,545 15 64,535
Total - Multiple responses 1,162,370 1,104,900 56,785 8,950 11,330 190 36,310 685 5 680
English and Aboriginal language 10,305 10,045 255 0 195 45 15 0 0 0
French and Aboriginal language 565 440 120 115 0 5 5 0 0 0
English, French and Aboriginal language 240 240 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other multiple responses 1,151,265 1,094,180 56,400 8,830 11,140 140 36,290 685 5 685

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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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Footnote 2

Includes the following multiple responses: English and an Aboriginal language, French and an Aboriginal language, and English, French and an Aboriginal language.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011047.

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