Table 3
Number of languages spoken by immigrant status and period of immigration, Canada, 2011

Table 3
Number of languages spoken by immigrant status and period of immigration, Canada, 2011

Table summary
This table displays the results of number of languages spoken by immigrant status and period of immigration. The information is grouped by number of languages spoken (appearing as row headers), total population, non-immigrants, immigrants and recent immigrants (2006 to 2011), calculated using number and percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Number of languages spoken Total population Non-immigrants Immigrants Recent immigrants (2006 to 2011)
number percentage number percentage number percentage number percentage
Total population 32,852,320 100.0 25,720,170 100.0 6,775,765 100.0 1,162,915 100.0
Speaks one language 20,819,655 63.4 19,014,880 73.9 1,725,700 25.5 226,210 19.5
English only 16,542,730 50.4 15,208,855 59.1 1,278,505 18.9 116,450 10.0
French only 3,774,750 11.5 3,709,135 14.4 59,865 0.9 17,995 1.5
Non-official language onlyFootnote 1 502,175 1.5 96,890 0.4 387,330 5.7 91,765 7.9
Speaks more than one language 12,032,665 36.6 6,705,290 26.1 5,050,055 74.5 936,695 80.5
Both official languages only 4,369,345 13.3 4,178,205 16.2 176,830 2.6 24,965 2.1
Both official languages and one or more non-official languagesFootnote 1 1,402,910 4.3 699,455 2.7 673,305 9.9 121,680 10.5
One official language and one or more non-official languagesFootnote 1 6,206,660 18.9 1,826,150 7.1 4,149,060 61.2 776,975 66.8
Multiple non-official languages onlyFootnote 1 53,750 0.2 1,480 0.0 50,860 0.8 13,075 1.1
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