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Figure 1
Population growth (in percent) in number of persons who reported speaking one of the top 25 immigrant languages most often at home, Canada, 2006 to 2011

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The title of the graph is "Figure 1 Population growth (in percent) in number of persons who reported speaking one of the top 25 immigrant languages most often at home, Canada, 2006 to 2011."
This is a bar clustered chart.
This is a horizontal bar graph, so categories are on the vertical axis and values on the horizontal axis.
There are in total 25 categories in the vertical axis. The horizontal axis starts at -10 and ends at 70 with ticks every 10 points.
The horizontal axis is "percentage increase, 2006 to 2011."
The vertical axis is "language spoken most often at home."
The minimum value is -6.6 and it corresponds to "Chinese, n.o.s."
The maximum value is 64.1 and it corresponds to "Tagalog."

Figure 1 Population growth (in percent) in number of persons who reported speaking one of the top 25 immigrant languages most often at home, Canada, 2006 to 2011
Immigrant languages Percentage increase, 2006 to 2011
Chinese, n.o.s. -6.6
Italian -5.2
Polish -3.8
Greek -1.0
Vietnamese 3.3
Cantonese 3.0
Portuguese 5.1
Serbian 8.9
Ukrainian 8.7
Korean 11.2
German 12.6
Romanian 15.9
Tamil 21.3
Punjabi 25.2
Gujarati 26.2
Russian 27.3
Urdu 28.8
Spanish 32.4
Persian 32.5
Bengali 39.8
Creoles 42.2
Hindi 43.7
Arabic 46.8
Mandarin 50.4
Tagalog 64.1
Note: Chinese n.o.s. refers to persons who reported 'Chinese' without specifiying further in the question on language spoken most often at home. For more information on this subject, see the document entitled Immigrant languages in Canada, Catalogue no. 98-314-X2011003, in the Census in Brief series.
Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 2006 and 2011.

Figure 1 Population growth (in percent) in number of persons who reported speaking one of the top 25 immigrant languages most often at home, Canada, 2006 to 2011

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