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Population of immigrant mother tongue families, showing main languages comprising each family, Canada, 2011Footnote 1
This table displays the results of table 1 population of immigrant mother tongue families. The information is grouped by language family (appearing as row headers), main languages, number and percentage (appearing as column headers).
|Language family||Main languages||Number||Percentage|
|Niger-Congo languages||Akan, Swahili, Rundi||81,135||1.2|
|Cushitic languages||Somali, Oromo||45,880||0.7|
|Semitic languages||Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic||449,580||6.6|
|Turkic languages||Turkish, Azerbaijani||36,750||0.5|
|Indo-Iranian languages||Punjabi, Urdu, Persian, Gujarati, Hindi||1,179,990||17.3|
|Dravidian languages||Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu||175,280||2.6|
|Chinese languages||Chinese (n.o.s.Footnote 2), Cantonese, Mandarin||1,112,610||16.3|
|Tibeto-Burman languages||Tibetan, Burmese||8,210||0.1|
|Malayo-Polynesian languages||Tagalog, Ilocano, Malay||443,750||6.5|
|Tai-Kadai languages||Lao, Thai||22,615||0.3|
|Austro-Asiatic languages||Vietnamese, Khmer||174,455||2.6|
|Romance languages||Spanish, Italian, Portuguese||1,196,390||17.5|
|Germanic languages||German, Dutch, Yiddish||611,165||8.9|
|Slavic languages||Polish, Russian, Ukrainian||721,605||10.6|
|Baltic languages||Lithuanian, Latvian||14,055||0.2|
|Finno-Ugric languages||Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian||96,200||1.4|
|Creole languages||Haitian Creole||75,255||1.1|
|Other languages||Kabyle, Georgian, Mongol||29,410||0.4|
|All immigrant languages||6,838,705||100|
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2011.