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), Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Child (10), Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Age Group of Child (2) for Children Under 18 Years of Age in Couple Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 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 , language spoken most often at home by married spouse or common-law partner , language spoken most often at home by child , language spoken most often at home by other married spouse or common-law partner , 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 1,203,820 82,385 869,880 227,150 11,290 215,860 6,885 4,965 10,905 1,650
English 101,665 59,715 13,215 26,255 335 25,925 790 1,365 215 110
French 920,710 16,025 844,350 52,090 565 51,520 3,020 345 4,600 275
Non-official language 140,650 1,435 3,130 134,605 10,330 124,275 50 585 760 90
Aboriginal 10,730 175 160 10,345 10,315 25 0 30 25 0
Non-Aboriginal 129,915 1,260 2,970 124,265 15 124,245 55 550 730 90
English and French 16,865 4,580 6,600 1,925 0 1,925 2,765 415 290 285
English and non-official language 4,670 455 105 2,585 30 2,555 50 1,300 90 85
French and non-official language 15,185 50 2,105 7,825 20 7,805 55 285 4,605 250
English, French and non-official language 4,080 125 375 1,865 5 1,860 150 665 340 560

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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-XCB2011020.

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