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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Mother Tongue of Female Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Mother Tongue of Child (10), Mother Tongue of Male Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Child (10), Other Language Spoken Regularly at Home by Child (11) and Age Group of Child (5) for Children Under 18 Years of Age in Opposite-sex Couple Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2011 Census

About this variable: Child - Mother tongue (10)

Definition

Mother tongue

Part A - Short definition
Not applicable

Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual on May 10, 2011.

Values

  1. Total - Mother tongue of child Footnote 1
  2. English
  3. French
  4. Non-official language
  5. Aboriginal
  6. Non-Aboriginal
  7. English and French
  8. English and non-official language
  9. French and non-official language
  10. English, French and non-official language

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census.

Return to footnote 1 referrer

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