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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Selected Demographic and Language Characteristics (375), First Official Language Spoken (4A), Mother Tongue (4A), Age Groups (8B) 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 selected demographic and language characteristics , first official language spoken , mother tongue , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in GranbyFootnote 2
Selected Demographic and Language Characteristics (375) First official language spoken (4A)
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 3 English French English and French
Age groups - Total population excluding institutional residents 75,640 2,110 72,910 455
0 to 4 years 4,215 60 4,055 45
5 to 9 years 4,090 65 4,000 20
10 to 14 years 4,115 90 3,995 30
15 to 19 years 4,895 125 4,720 50
20 to 24 years 4,450 125 4,275 50
25 to 29 years 4,325 150 4,135 35
30 to 34 years 4,775 100 4,625 35
35 to 39 years 4,390 120 4,225 35
40 to 44 years 4,680 160 4,475 35
45 to 49 years 6,225 200 5,990 30
50 to 54 years 6,565 175 6,365 20
55 to 59 years 5,930 200 5,710 15
60 to 64 years 5,340 180 5,125 20
65 to 69 years 4,220 135 4,055 20
70 to 74 years 3,130 100 3,020 5
75 to 79 years 2,065 60 2,000 10
80 to 84 years 1,410 30 1,365 5
85 years and over 820 40 785 0
Median ageFootnote 4 42.8 46.7 42.8 30.7
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusFootnote 5 63,220 1,900 60,865 360
Married or living with a common-law partner 37,430 1,150 36,000 215
Married (and not separated) 21,415 755 20,430 175
Living common law 16,020 395 15,575 35
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 25,790 745 24,865 150
Single (never legally married) 16,595 460 16,000 115
Separated 685 25 660 5
Divorced 5,430 165 5,245 15
Widowed 3,080 95 2,960 10
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 6 75,635 2,110 72,910 455
English only 260 255 0 0
French only 47,390 0 47,385 0
English and French 27,820 1,850 25,515 455
Neither English nor French 170 5 10 0
Mother Tongue - Total population excluding institutional residents 75,635 2,110 72,915 455
Single responses 74,925 2,020 72,440 310
English 1,905 1,860 45 0
French 70,620 5 70,615 0
Non-official languages 2,395 150 1,780 305
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 7 0 5 5 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesFootnote 8 2,350 150 1,740 305
African languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 15 0 15 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 235 5 190 25
Armenian 5 0 5 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 10 0 15 0
Bisayan languages 5 0 0 5
Bosnian 70 0 65 5
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 10 0 5 5
Chinese, n.o.s. 40 10 10 10
Creoles 35 0 30 0
Croatian 5 0 0 0
Czech 5 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0
Dutch 40 10 20 5
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0
Flemish 5 0 5 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 95 25 45 20
Greek 10 5 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 5 0 5 0
Hindi 0 5 0 0
Hungarian 5 5 0 5
Ilocano 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Italian 130 20 80 30
Japanese 10 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 5 0 5 0
Korean 0 0 5 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0
Lao 25 0 25 0
Latvian 0 0 0 0
Lingala 15 0 15 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0
Maltese 5 0 0 0
Mandarin 5 5 0 5
Marathi 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 30 0 25 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0
Oromo 10 0 10 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 175 0 125 30
Polish 20 5 15 0
Portuguese 25 5 15 5
Romanian 35 0 25 10
Rundi (Kirundi) 30 0 25 0
Russian 45 5 30 5
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 15 0 15 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 15 0 5 0
Serbo-Croatian 25 0 20 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0
Sindhi 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0
Spanish 915 10 725 100
Swahili 80 0 70 0
Swedish 5 5 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 5 5 5 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0
Thai 5 0 5 0
Tibetan languages 5 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0
Turkish 40 0 35 0
Ukrainian 15 5 5 5
Urdu 10 5 0 5
Vietnamese 55 0 30 15
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 9 40 5 35 5
Multiple responses 715 90 475 150
English and French 500 55 295 145
English and non-official language 40 35 5 0
French and non-official language 150 0 150 0
English, French and non-official language 25 0 25 0
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 10 75,640 2,110 72,910 455
Single responses 74,635 1,955 72,235 285
English 1,520 1,255 265 0
French 71,730 670 71,060 0
Non-official languages 1,385 35 900 285
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 11 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesFootnote 12 1,360 35 880 280
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 10 0 10 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 75 5 45 15
Armenian 0 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0
Bisayan languages 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 40 5 35 5
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 10 0 5 5
Chinese, n.o.s. 25 5 5 5
Creoles 5 0 0 0
Croatian 5 0 0 5
Czech 0 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0
Dutch 5 5 0 5
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 25 0 5 20
Greek 0 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 0 0
Hindi 0 0 0 0
Hungarian 0 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Italian 40 0 15 25
Japanese 5 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 10 0 5 5
Korean 0 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0
Lao 10 0 5 5
Latvian 0 0 0 0
Lingala 10 0 10 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 5 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 20 0 15 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0
Oromo 5 0 5 5
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 140 5 95 25
Polish 5 0 0 0
Portuguese 5 0 0 5
Romanian 20 0 5 15
Rundi (Kirundi) 5 0 0 0
Russian 30 0 25 5
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 15 0 10 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 10 0 5 5
Serbo-Croatian 10 0 10 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 10 0 5 0
Sindhi 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0
Spanish 670 10 490 95
Swahili 45 0 35 0
Swedish 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 0 0 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0
Thai 5 0 5 0
Tibetan languages 5 0 5 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0
Turkish 20 0 20 5
Ukrainian 5 0 0 5
Urdu 5 0 0 5
Vietnamese 50 5 25 20
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 13 25 0 20 5
Multiple responses 1,005 155 680 170
English and French 510 120 235 155
English and non-official language 25 20 0 0
French and non-official language 430 0 430 0
English, French and non-official language 40 5 15 20
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 14 75,640 2,110 72,910 455
None 69,550 1,000 68,135 275
Single responses 5,910 1,090 4,675 135
English 3,850 415 3,425 10
French 1,400 600 665 115
Non-official languages 665 70 585 10
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 15 5 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 5 0 5 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesFootnote 16 635 65 560 15
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 5 0 5 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 110 5 110 0
Armenian 5 0 5 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0
Bisayan languages 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 20 0 20 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 5 5 0 0
Creoles 20 0 20 0
Croatian 0 0 0 0
Czech 0 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0
Dutch 5 5 5 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 25 10 10 0
Greek 0 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 10 0 10 0
Hindi 0 0 0 0
Hungarian 5 0 0 5
Ilocano 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Italian 55 10 50 0
Japanese 0 0 5 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 5 0 5 0
Korean 0 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0
Lao 0 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0
Maltese 5 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 10 0 15 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 5 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 10 0 10 0
Polish 5 5 0 0
Portuguese 5 0 5 0
Romanian 5 0 5 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 10 0 10 0
Russian 10 5 5 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 10 0 10 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 10 5 5 0
Serbo-Croatian 10 0 5 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 10 0 10 0
Sindhi 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0
Spanish 215 15 205 0
Swahili 25 5 20 0
Swedish 0 5 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5 0 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0
Thai 0 0 0 0
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0
Turkish 5 0 0 0
Ukrainian 0 0 0 0
Urdu 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 5 0 5 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 17 25 5 20 0
Multiple responses 170 20 105 40
English and French 50 5 10 40
English and non-official language 95 5 95 0
French and non-official language 20 15 5 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 5
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 18 75,635 2,110 72,915 455
English 2,110 2,110 0 0
French 72,915 0 72,910 0
English and French 455 0 0 455
Neither English nor French 160 0 0 0
Official language minority (number)Footnote 19 2,340 2,110 0 230
Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 20 3.1 100.0 0.0 50.5

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Language groups are defined as follows: 'English' includes respondents who reported English only or English and one non-official language; 'French' includes respondents who reported French only or French and one non-official language; 'English and French' includes respondents who reported English and French, with or without one non-official language.

'Total' category includes all groups mentioned as well as respondents who reported a non-official language as their only mother tongue.

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Footnote 2

2006 adjusted count; most of these are the result of boundary changes.

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Footnote 3

Those classified in the category 'Neither English nor French' appear only in the 'Total' category in this table.

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Footnote 4

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 5

Marital status
Part A - Short definition
Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status.
Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. Persons who are married or living common law may be of opposite sex or of the same sex. The classification is as follows:
Married (and not separated): A person who is married and has not separated or obtained a divorce, and whose spouse is living.
Common-law: A person who is living with another person as a couple but who is not legally married to that person.
Separated: A person who is married but who no longer lives with his/her spouse (for any reason other than illness, work or school) and who has not obtained a divorce. Persons living common law are not included in this category.
Divorced: A person who has obtained a legal divorce and who has not remarried. Persons living common law are not included in this category.
Widowed: A person who has lost his/her spouse through death and who has not remarried. Persons living common law are not included in this category.
Single (never legally married): A person who has never married or a person whose marriage has been annulled and who has not remarried. Persons living common law are not included in this category.

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Footnote 6

Total population excluding institutional residents. The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 7

Selected Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 8

Selected non-Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 9

Other languages
This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 10

Total population excluding institutional residents
The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 11

Selected Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 12

Selected non-Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 13

Other languages
This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 14

Total population excluding institutional residents
The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Selected Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Selected non-Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 17

Other languages
This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 18

Total population excluding institutional residents
The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 19

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 20

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-XCB2011058.

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