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 Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 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 7,663,135 152,820
English 700,410 599,230 101,185
French 6,231,595 6,102,210 129,385
Algonquin 1,620 1,500 120
Atikamekw 5,905 5,820 90
Blackfoot 0 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 5 0 0
Mi'kmaq 715 675 45
Innu/Montagnais 8,875 8,715 155
Naskapi 595 595 0
Ojibway 35 25 5
Oji-Cree 5 0 5
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5
Michif 10 5 10
Carrier 0 5 5
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 25 5
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 95 70 30
Cayuga 5 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 5
Lillooet 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0
Dakota 5 5 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0
Gitksan 5 0 5
Nisga'a 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 5 5 5
Haisla 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 5 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 5 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Inuktitut 11,010 10,915 95
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 141,000 131,850 9,150
Catalan 240 225 15
Romance languages, n.i.e. 65 50 15
Dutch 3,495 3,245 250
Flemish 675 595 80
Frisian 15 15 0
German 16,460 15,025 1,440
Yiddish 9,535 9,035 500
Danish 325 310 15
Icelandic 45 40 5
Norwegian 290 270 25
Swedish 610 520 95
Afrikaans 115 100 20
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 205 175 30
Gaelic languages 105 65 40
Welsh 40 30 10
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 90 75 15
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 80 80 0
Bosnian 1,565 1,500 60
Bulgarian 6,700 6,500 205
Croatian 2,505 2,375 125
Czech 1,715 1,645 70
Macedonian 205 200 5
Polish 16,105 15,255 855
Russian 25,215 24,085 1,130
Serbian 3,080 2,955 130
Serbo-Croatian 1,970 1,910 60
Slovak 1,240 1,175 55
Slovenian 885 840 40
Ukrainian 5,065 4,785 280
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 350 330 25
Latvian 350 330 15
Lithuanian 690 650 40
Greek 42,780 39,825 2,950
Armenian 15,860 15,035 830
Albanian 2,545 2,405 135
Georgian 145 145 5
Estonian 205 200 5
Finnish 450 415 40
Hungarian 7,030 6,680 350
Azerbaijani 215 210 0
Turkish 7,310 6,910 395
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 460 450 10
Mongolian 135 130 10
Berber languages (Kabyle) 6,415 5,645 765
Oromo 7,830 7,035 790
Somali 900 855 40
Amharic 780 690 90
Arabic 164,385 140,035 24,350
Hebrew 4,470 3,975 495
Maltese 30 30 5
Tigrigna 355 350 5
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 165 150 10
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 2,145 1,720 430
Bengali 11,220 10,405 810
Gujarati 6,485 5,940 545
Hindi 3,190 2,750 440
Konkani 100 90 15
Marathi 175 155 15
Panjabi (Punjabi) 11,905 11,145 760
Sindhi 355 305 50
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 665 585 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. 600 560 35
Kannada 195 180 20
Malayalam 350 310 40
Tamil 14,365 13,240 1,120
Telugu 425 365 60
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 15 15 0
Japanese 2,435 2,175 260
Korean 4,260 4,085 175
Cantonese 11,445 10,980 460
Chaochow (Teochow) 225 225 5
Fukien 75 75 0
Hakka 110 100 10
Mandarin 11,695 11,290 405
Shanghainese 95 90 5
Taiwanese 420 405 15
Chinese, n.o.s. 43,165 41,595 1,570
Tibetan languages 115 115 5
Burmese 70 60 10
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 110 90 15
Lao 4,570 4,185 380
Thai 780 725 55
Khmer (Cambodian) 9,315 8,620 695
Vietnamese 28,045 26,560 1,480
Bisayan languages 1,080 955 125
Ilocano 1,850 1,685 170
Malay 680 630 50
Pampango 190 160 30
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 17,125 13,745 3,375
Bikol 105 95 5
Malagasy 1,035 905 135
Fijian 0 0 0
Pangasinan 75 75 5
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 250 225 30
Akan (Twi) 1,340 1,140 200
Lingala 2,710 2,050 665
Rundi (Kirundi) 2,600 2,370 230
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 2,185 2,005 175
Shona 120 105 15
Swahili 2,450 2,065 380
Ganda 45 35 10
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 1,995 1,640 355
Edo 70 55 15
Igbo 140 105 35
Wolof 2,220 1,880 335
Bamanankan 845 740 105
Ewe 505 430 80
Ga 115 105 10
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 5,405 4,565 835
African languages, n.i.e. 1,150 930 225
Creoles 58,895 49,475 9,420
American Sign Language 75 40 30
Quebec Sign Language 880 445 430
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-XCB2011017.

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