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Language Highlight Tables, 2011 Census

Population by knowledge of official languages, age groups (total), 2011 counts, for Canada, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations

Data table
Table Summary

This table shows the population by knowledge of official languages and selected age group. The column headings are: geographic name, type and knowledge of official languages. Knowledge of official languages is further divided into: total, English only, French only, English and French, neither English nor French. The rows are: geographic names along with their corresponding values.

Population by knowledge of official languages, age groups (total), 2011 counts, for Canada, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations
Geographic name Type Knowledge of official languages Footnote 1
Total English only French only English and French Neither English nor French
Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest
Canada !   33,121,175 22,564,665 4,165,015 5,795,575 595,920
Winnipeg (Man.) ! CMA 721,115 635,575 1,050 75,715 8,775
Windsor (Ont.) CMA 316,515 279,865 410 31,650 4,600
Victoria (B.C.) ! CMA 339,725 303,850 185 33,060 2,635
Vancouver (B.C.) CMA 2,292,115 1,997,605 1,265 164,785 128,460
Trois-Rivières (Que.) ! CMA 149,710 190 106,775 42,535 210
Toronto (Ont.) CMA 5,541,880 4,872,010 5,000 424,265 240,600
Thunder Bay (Ont.) CMA 119,925 110,485 135 8,755 550
St. John's (N.L.) CMA 194,935 180,240 40 14,345 305
St. Catharines - Niagara (Ont.) CMA 386,525 353,445 490 29,910 2,680
Sherbrooke (Que.) ! CMA 199,190 3,060 111,455 83,855 815
Saskatoon (Sask.) CMA 256,900 239,330 125 15,350 2,105
Saint John (N.B.) CMA 126,280 107,145 160 18,695 280
Saguenay (Que.) ! CMA 156,585 150 125,335 31,050 45
Regina (Sask.) CMA 208,085 194,785 140 11,700 1,455
Québec (Que.) ! CMA 756,405 1,550 479,895 273,335 1,620
Peterborough (Ont.) CMA 117,595 109,420 30 7,895 250
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ont.) ! CMA 1,222,760 556,405 105,280 547,625 13,450
Oshawa (Ont.) CMA 353,460 326,965 245 24,640 1,605
Montréal (Que.) ! CMA 3,785,915 280,785 1,401,455 2,039,035 64,635
Moncton (N.B.) CMA 136,145 68,060 4,650 63,245 195
London (Ont.) CMA 469,010 432,600 240 31,095 5,065
Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo (Ont.) CMA 472,095 434,105 220 30,275 7,490
Kingston (Ont.) CMA 155,405 135,645 315 18,860 580
Kelowna (B.C.) CMA 177,615 165,370 65 11,515 660
Hamilton (Ont.) CMA 712,580 656,790 480 45,060 10,250
Halifax (N.S.) CMA 386,440 338,470 380 46,405 1,190
Guelph (Ont.) ! CMA 140,410 127,285 55 11,620 1,450
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury (Ont.) CMA 159,200 95,390 1,665 61,795 350
Edmonton (Alta.) CMA 1,146,600 1,045,145 1,310 83,640 16,500
Calgary (Alta.) CMA 1,205,175 1,088,785 1,040 89,345 26,000
Brantford (Ont.) ! CMA 133,915 127,665 35 5,620 600
Barrie (Ont.) CMA 185,345 172,680 150 11,775 740
Abbotsford - Mission (B.C.) CMA 167,815 151,740 45 7,830 8,200
Yorkton (Sask.) CA 17,865 17,375 5 450 35
Yellowknife (N.W.T.) CA 18,995 16,065 40 2,820 70
Woodstock (Ont.) ! CA 37,290 35,240 20 1,910 115
Wood Buffalo (Alta.) CA 66,845 61,650 105 4,715 385
Williams Lake (B.C.) CA 18,300 17,485 5 725 80
Whitehorse (Y.T.) CA 25,785 21,820 80 3,795 95
Wetaskiwin (Alta.) ! CA 12,240 11,735 5 460 30
Victoriaville (Que.) ! CA 45,780 25 35,465 10,200 80
Vernon (B.C.) CA 57,635 53,765 10 3,620 245
Val-d'Or (Que.) CA 32,915 265 22,190 10,440 20
Truro (N.S.) ! CA 45,345 42,695 5 2,615 25
Timmins (Ont.) CA 42,675 19,955 1,040 21,615 65
Tillsonburg (Ont.) CA 15,150 14,610 0 495 45
Thompson (Man.) ! CA 12,760 11,820 10 885 45
Thetford Mines (Que.) ! CA 27,335 25 21,750 5,555 10
Terrace (B.C.) ! CA 15,400 14,480 15 840 70
Temiskaming Shores (Ont.) ! CA 13,320 7,665 340 5,310 10
Sylvan Lake (Alta.) ! CA 12,645 11,830 5 810 5
Swift Current (Sask.) CA 17,320 16,560 5 720 35
Summerside (P.E.I.) CA 16,210 13,945 20 2,235 15
Strathmore (Alta.) ! CA 12,280 11,825 5 435 15
Stratford (Ont.) ! CA 30,515 28,700 5 1,740 70
Steinbach (Man.) ! CA 13,335 12,575 10 535 215
Squamish (B.C.) ! CA 17,390 15,250 20 1,880 245
Sorel-Tracy (Que.) ! CA 47,090 80 35,025 11,960 25
Shawinigan (Que.) ! CA 53,625 50 42,070 11,470 35
Sept-Îles (Que.) ! CA 28,145 220 20,770 7,035 115
Sault Ste. Marie (Ont.) ! CA 78,665 71,140 55 7,140 330
Sarnia (Ont.) CA 88,750 82,330 75 6,125 220
Salmon Arm (B.C.) CA 17,400 16,235 0 1,130 30
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield (Que.) CA 39,490 145 25,270 14,045 35
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Que.) CA 91,630 560 54,540 36,470 65
Saint-Hyacinthe (Que.) ! CA 55,400 110 40,345 14,805 145
Saint-Georges (Que.) ! CA 34,020 20 25,625 8,365 15
Rouyn-Noranda (Que.) ! CA 41,075 145 27,720 13,200 10
Rivière-du-Loup (Que.) ! CA 27,165 10 21,865 5,280 10
Rimouski (Que.) ! CA 50,210 40 38,755 11,395 15
Red Deer (Alta.) ! CA 89,375 83,795 45 5,040 500
Quesnel (B.C.) ! CA 21,940 21,035 5 820 85
Prince Rupert (B.C.) CA 12,985 12,300 0 580 95
Prince George (B.C.) CA 83,350 78,810 20 4,215 315
Prince Albert (Sask.) ! CA 41,025 37,895 25 2,990 120
Powell River (B.C.) CA 16,495 15,495 0 975 20
Portage la Prairie (Man.) ! CA 12,415 11,685 5 695 25
Port Hope (Ont.) CA 15,870 14,815 5 1,015 30
Port Alberni (B.C.) ! CA 25,245 23,840 10 1,320 70
Petawawa (Ont.) CA 15,985 13,080 105 2,795 10
Penticton (B.C.) ! CA 41,840 39,015 20 2,590 220
Pembroke (Ont.) CA 23,315 19,825 55 3,420 15
Parksville (B.C.) CA 27,300 25,510 5 1,750 30
Owen Sound (Ont.) CA 31,240 29,435 10 1,770 30
Orillia (Ont.) CA 39,860 37,940 10 1,810 100
Okotoks (Alta.) ! CA 24,505 22,895 15 1,570 30
North Bay (Ont.) CA 63,100 45,990 255 16,770 85
North Battleford (Sask.) ! CA 18,725 17,405 10 1,220 85
Norfolk (Ont.) CA 62,375 59,640 10 1,970 750
New Glasgow (N.S.) CA 35,300 33,660 0 1,615 20
Nanaimo (B.C.) CA 96,915 90,435 45 6,060 380
Moose Jaw (Sask.) CA 33,610 31,585 15 1,920 90
Miramichi (N.B.) ! CA 27,750 23,110 90 4,520 30
Midland (Ont.) ! CA 34,355 30,525 15 3,785 30
Medicine Hat (Alta.) CA 71,815 68,900 15 2,495 400
Matane (Que.) ! CA 18,230 20 15,285 2,930 0
Lloydminster (Alta.) CA 30,525 29,125 10 1,335 55
Lethbridge (Alta.) CA 105,115 99,640 40 4,640 790
Leamington (Ont.) CA 48,935 43,735 35 2,860 2,300
Lacombe (Alta.) ! CA 11,535 10,875 0 625 30
Lachute (Que.) CA 12,325 460 6,465 5,395 10
Kentville (N.S.) CA 26,135 24,220 5 1,875 45
Kenora (Ont.) CA 15,065 14,030 5 1,020 10
Kawartha Lakes (Ont.) CA 72,180 68,900 20 3,170 85
Kamloops (B.C.) ! CA 97,370 91,885 20 5,095 375
Joliette (Que.) ! CA 46,120 100 33,680 12,170 170
Ingersoll (Ont.) CA 12,025 11,540 5 460 20
High River (Alta.) ! CA 12,850 12,085 0 695 75
Hawkesbury (Ont.) ! CA 11,930 1,025 2,985 7,900 15
Grande Prairie (Alta.) ! CA 54,690 50,570 70 3,890 165
Grand Falls-Windsor (N.L.) CA 13,660 13,105 0 540 15
Granby (Que.) ! CA 75,635 260 47,385 27,820 170
Fredericton (N.B.) ! CA 93,520 72,895 330 20,020 270
Fort St. John (B.C.) CA 26,270 24,945 0 1,270 60
Estevan (Sask.) ! CA 12,765 12,325 5 400 40
Elliot Lake (Ont.) CA 11,185 8,360 140 2,675 10
Edmundston (N.B.) ! CA 21,300 265 8,600 12,420 15
Duncan (B.C.) ! CA 42,655 40,160 10 2,365 120
Drummondville (Que.) ! CA 87,235 95 64,735 22,200 205
Dolbeau-Mistassini (Que.) ! CA 15,860 5 13,700 2,155 5
Dawson Creek (B.C.) CA 11,425 10,770 5 630 20
Cranbrook (B.C.) CA 24,720 23,615 5 1,070 35
Cowansville (Que.) ! CA 12,150 760 5,335 6,055 5
Courtenay (B.C.) ! CA 54,785 49,680 35 4,935 135
Cornwall (Ont.) CA 57,850 33,635 575 23,525 115
Corner Brook (N.L.) ! CA 26,810 25,690 0 1,110 10
Collingwood (Ont.) CA 18,875 17,740 10 1,090 35
Cold Lake (Alta.) CA 13,805 11,845 65 1,880 15
Cobourg (Ont.) CA 17,950 16,585 5 1,340 20
Chilliwack (B.C.) ! CA 90,735 86,215 25 4,140 355
Chatham-Kent (Ont.) CA 102,760 95,015 75 7,065 605
Charlottetown (P.E.I.) ! CA 63,515 54,580 60 8,280 590
Centre Wellington (Ont.) CA 26,350 24,710 5 1,600 30
Cape Breton (N.S.) CA 100,105 95,870 25 4,120 95
Canmore (Alta.) CA 12,265 9,790 25 2,425 25
Camrose (Alta.) ! CA 16,930 16,315 5 575 35
Campbellton (N.B.) ! CA 17,335 4,900 3,070 9,360 10
Campbell River (B.C.) ! CA 35,790 33,335 20 2,340 95
Brooks (Alta.) CA 23,145 22,140 55 590 360
Brockville (Ont.) CA 38,465 34,795 25 3,570 70
Brandon (Man.) CA 52,495 48,350 45 2,860 1,240
Belleville (Ont.) CA 91,405 84,390 155 6,610 245
Bay Roberts (N.L.) CA 10,865 10,510 0 355 0
Bathurst (N.B.) ! CA 32,935 7,015 5,345 20,560 20
Baie-Comeau (Que.) ! CA 28,535 25 23,460 5,045 5
Amos (Que.) ! CA 16,775 40 13,195 3,530 15
Alma (Que.) ! CA 32,565 15 27,525 5,015 5

Note(s):

Footnote 1

Refers to the ability of the individual to conduct a conversation in English only, in French only, in both English and French, or in neither English nor French at the time of the census (May 10, 2011).

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