2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Mother Tongue of Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Mother Tongue of Child (10), Mother Tongue of Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Knowledge of Official Languages by Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (5), Knowledge of Official Languages by Child (5), Knowledge of Official Languages by Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (5) and Age Group of Child (5) for Children Under 18 Years of Age in Couple Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 Census

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This table details mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partner , mother tongue of child , mother tongue of other married spouse or common-law partner , knowledge of official languages by married spouse or common-law partner , knowledge of official languages by child , knowledge of official languages by other married spouse or common-law partner and age group of child for children under 18 years of age in couple families in private households in Quebec / QuébecFootnote 4
Child - Mother tongue (10) Mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partner (10)
Total - Mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partnerFootnote 5 English French Non-official language Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal English and French English and non-official language French and non-official language English, French and non-official language
Total - Mother tongue of childFootnote 6 1,203,815 82,390 869,880 227,150 11,290 215,860 6,880 4,965 10,900 1,650
English 101,665 59,710 13,215 26,260 335 25,925 790 1,365 215 105
French 920,710 16,025 844,355 52,085 565 51,520 3,015 350 4,600 275
Non-official language 140,650 1,430 3,130 134,605 10,335 124,275 55 580 760 90
Aboriginal 10,735 175 160 10,345 10,315 25 0 30 25 0
Non-Aboriginal 129,920 1,260 2,970 124,260 15 124,250 55 550 730 85
English and French 16,860 4,585 6,600 1,925 0 1,925 2,760 420 295 285
English and non-official language 4,665 455 105 2,585 30 2,555 50 1,300 95 80
French and non-official language 15,185 55 2,105 7,825 20 7,805 60 285 4,610 250
English, French and non-official language 4,080 130 375 1,865 5 1,855 150 665 335 560

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census. The other 'married spouse or common-law partner' is the second married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

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Footnote 2

The married spouse or common-law partner is the first married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

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Footnote 3

The 'other married spouse or common-law partner' is the second married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

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Footnote 4

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

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Footnote 5

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census. The 'married spouse or common-law partner' is the first spouse or partner listed on the census questionnaire.

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Footnote 6

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

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011021.

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