Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact us to request a format other than those available.

2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: First Official Language Spoken (7), Detailed Language Spoken Most Often at Home (232), Age Groups (17A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2013 Representation Order), 2011 Census

Data table

Select data categories for this table


This table details first official language spoken , detailed language spoken most often at home , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in Brantford--BrantFootnote 1
Detailed language spoken most often at home (232) First official language spoken (7)
Total - First official language spoken English French English and French Neither English nor French Official language minority (number)Footnote 2 Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 3
Total - Detailed language spoken most often at home 130,735 128,895 1,160 145 535 1,235 0.9
Single responses 128,965 127,220 1,110 105 535 1,160 0.9
English 124,005 123,170 835 0 0 835 0.7
French 285 25 260 0 0 260 91.2
Non-official languages 4,670 4,025 10 105 535 65 1.4
Aboriginal languages 200 195 0 10 0 5 2.5
Algonquian languages 30 30 0 0 0 0 0.0
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ojibway 25 30 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Michif 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Athapaskan languages 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wetsuweten 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sarcee 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages 175 165 0 5 0 5 2.9
Mohawk 105 100 0 5 0 5 4.8
Cayuga 60 55 0 5 0 0 0.0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 5 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gitksan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuit languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Romance languages 885 705 5 35 140 20 2.3
Italian 395 320 0 10 60 10 2.5
Portuguese 215 175 0 5 35 5 2.3
Romanian 55 45 0 5 10 5 9.1
Spanish 220 165 0 15 40 5 2.3
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Romance languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages 160 145 0 0 10 0 0.0
Dutch 70 70 0 0 5 5 7.1
Flemish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Frisian 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
German 80 70 0 0 10 0 0.0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Scandinavian languages 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Danish 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Icelandic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Norwegian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swedish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afrikaans 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gaelic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Welsh 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavic languages 980 880 0 20 80 10 1.0
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bosnian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bulgarian 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Croatian 25 20 0 0 5 0 0.0
Czech 20 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Polish 740 660 0 15 65 10 1.4
Russian 40 35 0 0 0 0 0.0
Serbian 40 35 0 5 5 0 0.0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slovak 30 25 0 0 5 0 0.0
Slovenian 5 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Ukrainian 60 55 0 0 5 0 0.0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Baltic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Latvian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Greek 60 55 0 5 5 5 8.3
Armenian 5 0 0 0 0 5 100.0
Albanian 25 20 0 5 0 5 20.0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Finno-Ugric languages 160 150 0 0 10 0 0.0
Estonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Finnish 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Hungarian 160 145 0 5 10 5 3.1
Turkic languages 15 15 0 0 5 0 0.0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Turkish 20 10 0 5 5 5 25.0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afro-Asiatic languages 150 130 0 10 15 5 3.3
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cushitic languages 15 15 0 0 5 0 0.0
Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Somali 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Semitic languages 140 115 0 10 20 0 0.0
Amharic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Arabic 130 105 0 5 15 5 3.8
Hebrew 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Maltese 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Indo-Iranian languages 840 745 5 5 90 5 0.6
Indo-Aryan languages 795 705 0 0 85 5 0.6
Bengali 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Gujarati 130 115 0 0 15 0 0.0
Hindi 70 65 0 0 0 0 0.0
Konkani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Marathi 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 415 345 0 0 60 5 1.2
Sindhi 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Urdu 150 150 0 0 5 0 0.0
Nepali 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iranian languages 45 35 0 0 5 5 11.1
Kurdish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Pashto 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Persian (Farsi) 40 40 0 5 5 0 0.0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Dravidian languages 50 45 0 0 5 0 0.0
Kannada 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malayalam 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tamil 20 15 0 0 5 0 0.0
Telugu 25 25 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Japanese 25 20 0 0 10 0 0.0
Korean 115 105 0 0 10 0 0.0
Sino-Tibetan languages 345 280 0 5 60 0 0.0
Chinese languages 340 275 0 5 60 0 0.0
Cantonese 70 50 0 0 20 5 7.1
Chaochow (Teochow) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fukien 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mandarin 75 70 0 0 10 0 0.0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Taiwanese 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Chinese, n.o.s. 185 160 0 0 30 0 0.0
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Burmese 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tai languages 25 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Lao 20 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Thai 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austro-Asiatic languages 415 340 5 0 70 5 1.2
Khmer (Cambodian) 10 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Vietnamese 400 330 0 5 65 5 1.3
Malayo-Polynesian languages 130 125 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bisayan languages 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ilocano 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Malay 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Pampango 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 110 105 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malagasy 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fijian 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages 20 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Akan (Twi) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bantu languages 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Lingala 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Shona 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Swahili 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ganda 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Igbo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wolof 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bamanankan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ewe 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Creoles 15 5 0 10 0 5 33.3
Non-verbal languages 35 25 0 0 10 0 0.0
American Sign Language 15 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sign languages, n.i.e. 25 20 0 0 5 0 0.0
Other languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Multiple responses 1,770 1,680 55 40 0 75 4.2
English and French 115 40 50 30 0 60 52.2
English and non-official language 1,630 1,630 5 0 0 0 0.0
French and non-official language 5 5 5 0 0 5 100.0
English, French and non-official language 15 5 0 10 0 5 33.3

Symbol(s)

Symbol ..

not available for a specific reference period

..

Symbol ...

not applicable

...

Symbol x

suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act

x

Symbol F

too unreliable to be published

F

Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Data quality index showing a global non response rate higher than or equal to 5% but lower than 10%.

Return to footnote 1 referrer

Footnote 2

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

Return to footnote 2 referrer

Footnote 3

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

Return to footnote 3 referrer

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011056.

Report a problem on this page

Is something not working? Is there information outdated? Can't find what you're looking for?

Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.

Privacy notice

Date modified: