2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Detailed Mother Tongue (232), Knowledge of Official Languages (5), Age Groups (17A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2003 Representation Order), 2011 Census

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This table details detailed mother tongue , knowledge of official languages , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in Quebec / QuébecFootnote 1
Detailed mother tongue (232) Knowledge of official languages (5)
Total - Knowledge of official languages English only French only English and French Neither English nor French
Total - Detailed mother tongue 7,815,955 363,860 4,047,175 3,328,725 76,195
Single responses 7,663,135 352,615 4,014,450 3,220,655 75,415
English 599,225 187,430 5,155 406,135 505
French 6,102,210 2,490 3,763,870 2,334,520 1,330
Non-official languages 961,700 162,695 245,425 480,000 73,580
Aboriginal languages 43,665 17,320 13,475 7,720 5,150
Algonquian languages 32,480 10,990 12,825 5,675 2,990
Algonquin 1,505 235 605 645 20
Atikamekw 5,815 0 4,965 200 655
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0
Cree languages 15,140 9,745 110 3,610 1,675
Cree, n.o.s. 15,140 9,740 110 3,610 1,675
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 0 5 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 675 495 25 150 10
Innu/Montagnais 8,715 80 7,115 955 565
Naskapi 595 420 10 95 75
Ojibway 25 10 5 10 0
Oji-Cree 5 5 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 5 0
Michif 0 0 0 5 0
Athapaskan languages 35 0 10 15 0
Carrier 0 0 0 5 0
Wetsuweten 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 5 0 5 5 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 20 0 10 10 0
Sarcee 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 80 35 0 40 0
Mohawk 65 30 5 35 0
Cayuga 5 5 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 5 5
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 5 5 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0
Gitksan 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 5 0 5 0 0
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 5 0 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 11,015 6,285 600 1,980 2,155
Inuktitut 10,920 6,225 585 1,960 2,145
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 95 55 15 15 5
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 50 10 30 15 5
Romance languages 311,455 14,350 90,400 186,910 19,800
Italian 113,815 4,815 18,315 84,100 6,575
Portuguese 34,265 1,835 10,185 20,285 1,965
Romanian 31,250 1,005 8,090 20,600 1,550
Spanish 131,850 6,675 53,730 61,740 9,705
Catalan 225 10 70 145 5
Romance languages, n.i.e. 55 0 10 30 5
Germanic languages 29,320 9,970 1,385 15,940 2,025
Dutch 3,245 765 155 2,300 20
Flemish 590 15 105 460 5
Frisian 15 5 0 5 0
German 15,025 4,420 1,040 9,425 140
Yiddish 9,035 4,195 35 2,960 1,845
Scandinavian languages 1,135 500 10 610 10
Danish 310 160 0 145 0
Icelandic 40 15 0 25 0
Norwegian 270 130 0 140 5
Swedish 515 200 10 300 5
Afrikaans 100 60 0 35 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 175 5 35 135 0
Celtic languages 175 35 40 90 0
Gaelic languages 70 30 5 35 0
Welsh 30 10 5 20 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 75 0 35 40 0
Slavic languages 63,635 12,580 11,325 36,395 3,330
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 80 20 10 45 0
Bosnian 1,505 85 770 545 95
Bulgarian 6,500 595 1,530 4,060 315
Croatian 2,380 565 305 1,445 70
Czech 1,645 435 135 1,055 20
Macedonian 200 40 30 120 5
Polish 15,250 3,720 1,525 9,520 485
Russian 24,085 4,690 4,990 12,475 1,930
Serbian 2,955 360 725 1,745 120
Serbo-Croatian 1,910 110 650 1,075 75
Slovak 1,180 320 65 780 15
Slovenian 840 405 15 410 10
Ukrainian 4,785 1,145 515 2,955 175
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 325 80 65 175 10
Baltic languages 980 350 25 595 15
Latvian 335 135 5 185 5
Lithuanian 650 210 15 415 10
Greek 39,825 12,550 595 23,070 3,610
Armenian 15,035 1,610 1,225 11,255 945
Albanian 2,410 245 810 1,140 215
Georgian 145 35 20 70 15
Finno-Ugric languages 7,290 2,420 535 4,035 310
Estonian 200 85 5 105 0
Finnish 415 155 10 245 0
Hungarian 6,680 2,175 515 3,680 305
Turkic languages 7,570 1,455 2,360 2,840 920
Azerbaijani 210 65 15 110 20
Turkish 6,915 1,305 2,225 2,540 840
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 450 85 120 195 55
Mongolian 130 25 40 55 10
Afro-Asiatic languages 160,485 12,815 58,565 80,790 8,310
Berber languages (Kabyle) 5,645 30 3,530 1,865 220
Cushitic languages 7,890 155 4,175 3,270 290
Oromo 7,035 50 3,910 2,845 230
Somali 855 105 270 435 55
Semitic languages 145,230 12,615 49,960 74,895 7,755
Amharic 690 220 30 415 20
Arabic 140,040 10,950 49,765 71,730 7,590
Hebrew 3,975 1,270 110 2,490 110
Maltese 25 15 5 15 0
Tigrigna 350 120 25 185 20
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 150 45 30 70 10
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 1,715 15 895 755 50
Indo-Iranian languages 64,680 25,765 5,230 26,055 7,625
Indo-Aryan languages 42,465 20,195 1,765 15,345 5,155
Bengali 10,405 4,950 590 3,840 1,030
Gujarati 5,940 2,825 205 2,205 710
Hindi 2,745 1,545 40 1,035 120
Konkani 90 45 15 35 0
Marathi 160 105 0 55 5
Panjabi (Punjabi) 11,150 5,450 345 3,710 1,640
Sindhi 305 110 15 170 10
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 585 365 10 190 25
Urdu 9,805 4,570 425 3,745 1,060
Nepali 1,280 235 125 355 565
Iranian languages 21,650 5,380 3,350 10,525 2,395
Kurdish 825 130 295 315 85
Pashto 990 285 150 375 180
Persian (Farsi) 19,835 4,970 2,905 9,835 2,130
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 565 190 115 185 70
Dravidian languages 14,105 7,075 635 4,925 1,480
Kannada 180 120 0 55 5
Malayalam 315 185 5 120 5
Tamil 13,245 6,490 625 4,680 1,450
Telugu 365 270 0 70 20
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 5 0
Japanese 2,175 920 160 990 105
Korean 4,085 1,900 155 1,665 370
Sino-Tibetan languages 65,025 22,780 7,385 23,165 11,700
Chinese languages 64,760 22,680 7,360 23,050 11,670
Cantonese 10,980 2,985 905 4,550 2,540
Chaochow (Teochow) 220 30 35 115 40
Fukien 75 35 0 30 0
Hakka 105 25 5 55 20
Mandarin 11,290 4,570 1,285 4,015 1,415
Shanghainese 90 35 5 35 15
Taiwanese 405 185 15 140 70
Chinese, n.o.s. 41,595 14,810 5,100 14,120 7,560
Tibetan languages 115 35 5 60 10
Burmese 60 35 5 20 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 90 35 15 30 15
Tai languages 4,910 360 1,765 2,395 395
Lao 4,190 145 1,645 2,060 345
Thai 725 220 115 335 50
Austro-Asiatic languages 35,175 3,730 9,625 17,335 4,495
Khmer (Cambodian) 8,620 570 3,065 3,880 1,100
Vietnamese 26,560 3,155 6,555 13,455 3,395
Malayo-Polynesian languages 18,470 12,385 545 5,260 270
Bisayan languages 955 675 20 255 5
Ilocano 1,690 1,320 0 325 40
Malay 625 315 25 260 25
Pampango 160 125 5 30 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 13,745 9,710 65 3,810 165
Bikol 95 65 0 30 5
Malagasy 905 0 400 490 5
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0
Pangasinan 75 60 0 10 5
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 220 105 35 60 20
Niger-Congo languages 19,290 1,450 8,780 8,685 365
Akan (Twi) 1,140 575 20 530 20
Bantu languages 10,270 445 5,095 4,525 210
Lingala 2,045 10 1,360 665 15
Rundi (Kirundi) 2,370 20 1,125 1,165 60
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 2,010 35 710 1,225 40
Shona 100 55 0 45 5
Swahili 2,065 130 1,145 725 60
Ganda 35 15 0 15 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 1,640 175 750 680 35
Edo 50 35 0 15 0
Igbo 110 75 0 25 5
Wolof 1,880 15 810 1,020 40
Bamanankan 740 0 430 300 10
Ewe 425 20 175 220 5
Ga 105 55 0 45 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 4,565 230 2,250 2,005 80
African languages, n.i.e. 930 95 350 475 15
Creoles 49,475 415 29,480 17,895 1,690
Non-verbal languages 1,015 40 435 130 405
American Sign Language 40 20 5 10 10
Quebec Sign Language 445 0 260 75 105
Sign languages, n.i.e. 525 20 170 50 285
Other languages 245 15 85 115 30
Multiple responses 152,820 11,245 32,725 108,070 780
English and French 64,800 1,045 4,000 59,685 70
English and non-official language 23,435 9,435 545 13,275 185
French and non-official language 51,635 445 27,580 23,170 445
English, French and non-official language 12,950 320 600 11,940 85

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011034.

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