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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

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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 Niagara Falls
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 1 Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 2
Total - Detailed language spoken most often at home 126,815 122,980 2,395 340 1,100 2,560 2.0
Single responses 123,955 120,320 2,255 285 1,100 2,390 1.9
English 115,175 113,545 1,630 0 0 1,625 1.4
French 640 40 600 0 0 600 93.8
Non-official languages 8,140 6,730 25 280 1,100 165 2.0
Aboriginal languages 5 0 0 5 0 5 100.0
Algonquian languages 5 0 0 5 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 5 0 0 5 0 5 100.0
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 2,370 1,920 5 80 365 50 2.1
Italian 1,485 1,225 5 25 230 15 1.0
Portuguese 55 50 0 0 5 0 0.0
Romanian 75 55 0 15 0 10 13.3
Spanish 755 585 5 40 125 25 3.3
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Romance languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages 665 565 0 20 75 10 1.5
Dutch 25 25 0 0 0 0 0.0
Flemish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Frisian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
German 610 515 0 15 75 10 1.6
Yiddish 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Scandinavian languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Danish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Icelandic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Norwegian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swedish 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Afrikaans 20 20 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 1,625 1,385 5 70 170 40 2.5
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bosnian 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bulgarian 125 110 0 5 10 5 4.0
Croatian 80 70 0 5 10 5 6.3
Czech 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Macedonian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Polish 325 280 0 10 30 5 1.5
Russian 135 115 0 10 10 5 3.7
Serbian 735 625 0 30 85 15 2.0
Serbo-Croatian 25 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Slovak 30 30 0 0 0 0 0.0
Slovenian 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ukrainian 100 75 0 5 15 0 0.0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 15 15 0 5 5 0 0.0
Baltic languages 15 15 0 0 5 0 0.0
Latvian 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Lithuanian 10 10 0 0 5 0 0.0
Greek 85 70 0 0 5 0 0.0
Armenian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Albanian 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Finno-Ugric languages 155 130 0 5 20 5 3.2
Estonian 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Finnish 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Hungarian 145 115 5 5 15 5 3.4
Turkic languages 165 150 0 5 5 0 0.0
Azerbaijani 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Turkish 160 150 0 10 10 0 0.0
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 340 295 0 20 20 10 2.9
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cushitic languages 55 55 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Somali 55 55 0 0 0 0 0.0
Semitic languages 280 245 0 20 15 10 3.6
Amharic 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Arabic 265 230 5 20 20 10 3.8
Hebrew 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Maltese 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Indo-Iranian languages 610 525 0 20 60 10 1.6
Indo-Aryan languages 470 405 0 10 55 5 1.1
Bengali 25 25 0 0 0 5 20.0
Gujarati 150 120 0 5 25 0 0.0
Hindi 55 55 0 0 5 0 0.0
Konkani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Marathi 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 80 70 0 0 15 0 0.0
Sindhi 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Urdu 125 120 0 5 5 0 0.0
Nepali 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Iranian languages 130 110 0 10 10 5 3.8
Kurdish 40 35 0 5 5 5 12.5
Pashto 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Persian (Farsi) 85 75 0 5 10 0 0.0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages 55 50 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kannada 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malayalam 35 35 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tamil 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Telugu 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Japanese 105 95 0 5 5 0 0.0
Korean 260 235 0 5 20 5 1.9
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,000 745 0 10 245 5 0.5
Chinese languages 985 735 0 5 245 5 0.5
Cantonese 265 170 5 5 90 5 1.9
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 125 100 0 0 25 0 0.0
Shanghainese 5 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Taiwanese 5 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Chinese, n.o.s. 590 460 0 0 125 0 0.0
Tibetan languages 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tai languages 20 15 0 0 5 0 0.0
Lao 10 10 0 0 0 5 50.0
Thai 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Austro-Asiatic languages 275 205 0 5 65 5 1.8
Khmer (Cambodian) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Vietnamese 270 205 0 0 60 0 0.0
Malayo-Polynesian languages 215 210 0 0 5 0 0.0
Bisayan languages 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ilocano 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malay 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Pampango 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 205 195 5 0 5 0 0.0
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malagasy 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 50 35 5 5 5 10 20.0
Akan (Twi) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bantu languages 50 30 5 5 5 5 10.0
Lingala 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Rundi (Kirundi) 10 0 5 0 0 5 50.0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Shona 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swahili 20 15 0 0 5 5 25.0
Ganda 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
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. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
African languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Creoles 40 10 5 25 0 20 50.0
Non-verbal languages 55 35 0 0 15 5 9.1
American Sign Language 20 10 0 0 5 0 0.0
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sign languages, n.i.e. 35 30 0 0 5 0 0.0
Other languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Multiple responses 2,855 2,660 140 55 0 170 6.0
English and French 190 50 95 40 0 120 63.2
English and non-official language 2,600 2,600 5 0 0 5 0.2
French and non-official language 25 5 20 0 0 25 100.0
English, French and non-official language 40 15 15 10 0 20 50.0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

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.

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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.

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

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