2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Detailed Mother Tongue (192), Single and Multiple Language Responses (3), Age Groups (7) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2011 Census

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This table details detailed mother tongue , single and multiple language responses , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in Quebec / QuébecFootnote 1
Detailed mother tongue (192) Single and multiple language responses (3)
Total - Single and multiple language responsesFootnote 2 Single language responsesFootnote 3 Multiple language responsesFootnote 4
Total - Detailed mother tongueFootnote 5 7,815,955 7,663,130 152,825
English 700,405 599,225 101,180
French 6,231,600 6,102,210 129,390
Algonquin 1,620 1,500 120
Atikamekw 5,905 5,815 95
Blackfoot 5 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 15,415 15,135 280
Swampy Cree 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Malecite 0 5 0
Mi'kmaq 720 675 45
Innu/Montagnais 8,870 8,710 160
Naskapi 595 600 0
Ojibway 35 25 10
Oji-Cree 5 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5
Michif 10 5 5
Carrier 0 0 0
Wetsuweten 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0
Dene 5 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 5 5 0
South Slavey 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 20 20 0
Sarcee 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 5 0 0
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0
Mohawk 100 65 30
Cayuga 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 15 10 0
Kutenai 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0
Okanagan 5 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Dakota 0 5 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0
Gitksan 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 5 5 0
Haisla 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 5 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Inuktitut 11,010 10,920 90
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 105 95 10
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 60 50 10
Italian 121,715 113,815 7,900
Portuguese 36,575 34,270 2,305
Romanian 32,230 31,245 985
Spanish 141,000 131,855 9,150
Catalan 240 225 15
Romance languages, n.i.e. 65 55 15
Dutch 3,495 3,245 250
Flemish 675 595 80
Frisian 15 15 0
German 16,465 15,025 1,435
Yiddish 9,535 9,035 500
Danish 325 310 15
Icelandic 45 45 5
Norwegian 295 270 20
Swedish 610 515 90
Afrikaans 115 95 15
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 205 175 25
Gaelic languages 105 65 40
Welsh 40 30 10
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 90 80 15
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 80 85 0
Bosnian 1,560 1,500 60
Bulgarian 6,700 6,500 200
Croatian 2,505 2,375 130
Czech 1,715 1,645 70
Macedonian 205 200 5
Polish 16,110 15,250 855
Russian 25,215 24,085 1,135
Serbian 3,085 2,955 130
Serbo-Croatian 1,970 1,910 65
Slovak 1,235 1,175 60
Slovenian 885 840 40
Ukrainian 5,065 4,785 280
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 355 330 25
Latvian 350 335 15
Lithuanian 695 650 45
Greek 42,780 39,825 2,955
Armenian 15,860 15,035 830
Albanian 2,540 2,410 130
Georgian 145 145 5
Estonian 205 200 5
Finnish 450 415 40
Hungarian 7,030 6,675 350
Azerbaijani 215 210 0
Turkish 7,310 6,915 400
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 460 450 10
Mongolian 135 125 5
Berber languages (Kabyle) 6,410 5,650 765
Oromo 7,825 7,035 790
Somali 900 855 45
Amharic 780 695 85
Arabic 164,385 140,040 24,350
Hebrew 4,475 3,975 495
Maltese 30 30 5
Tigrigna 355 350 10
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 160 150 10
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 2,145 1,720 430
Bengali 11,220 10,405 815
Gujarati 6,490 5,940 545
Hindi 3,190 2,745 440
Konkani 105 90 15
Marathi 170 160 15
Panjabi (Punjabi) 11,905 11,145 760
Sindhi 355 305 45
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 665 590 75
Urdu 10,920 9,805 1,115
Nepali 1,335 1,280 55
Kurdish 850 820 30
Pashto 1,040 990 50
Persian (Farsi) 20,675 19,835 840
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 600 565 40
Kannada 195 175 20
Malayalam 350 315 35
Tamil 14,360 13,245 1,125
Telugu 425 365 60
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 15 15 0
Japanese 2,435 2,175 260
Korean 4,260 4,090 175
Cantonese 11,445 10,980 465
Chaochow (Teochow) 225 225 0
Fukien 75 75 5
Hakka 115 100 10
Mandarin 11,690 11,290 405
Shanghainese 95 90 5
Taiwanese 420 405 15
Chinese, n.o.s. 43,165 41,595 1,570
Tibetan languages 120 115 5
Burmese 70 60 10
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 110 95 15
Lao 4,570 4,190 380
Thai 780 725 55
Khmer (Cambodian) 9,315 8,615 690
Vietnamese 28,040 26,560 1,485
Bisayan languages 1,080 955 120
Ilocano 1,850 1,685 165
Malay 675 630 50
Pampango 190 160 25
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 17,125 13,745 3,375
Bikol 100 100 5
Malagasy 1,040 900 140
Fijian 0 0 0
Pangasinan 80 75 0
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 255 225 30
Akan (Twi) 1,340 1,140 200
Lingala 2,715 2,050 670
Rundi (Kirundi) 2,600 2,370 230
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 2,185 2,010 175
Shona 120 105 20
Swahili 2,450 2,065 380
Ganda 40 35 5
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 2,000 1,640 355
Edo 70 50 20
Igbo 145 105 35
Wolof 2,220 1,880 335
Bamanankan 845 740 105
Ewe 510 425 80
Ga 120 105 15
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 5,400 4,565 835
African languages, n.i.e. 1,150 930 225
Creoles 58,895 49,475 9,420
American Sign Language 70 45 25
Quebec Sign Language 880 450 430
Sign languages, n.i.e. 835 520 315
Other languages 275 240 35

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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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Footnote 2

The category 'Total - Single and multiple language responses' indicates the number of respondents who reported each language, either as their only response or in addition to one or more other languages. Total responses represent the sum of single language responses and multiple language responses received in the census.

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Footnote 3

A single language response occurs when a respondent provides one language only.

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Footnote 4

A multiple language response occurs when a respondent provides two or more languages.

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Footnote 5

This is a total population count. The sum of the languages in this table is greater than the total population count because a person may report more than one language in the census.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011016.

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