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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), Age Groups (8B) 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 selected demographic and language characteristics , first official language spoken , age groups and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in Creston, TFootnote 1
Selected Demographic and Language Characteristics (375) First official language spoken (4A)
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 2 English French English and French
Age groups - Total population excluding institutional residents 5,175 5,070 90 5
0 to 4 years 225 220 0 0
5 to 9 years 195 195 0 0
10 to 14 years 230 225 0 0
15 to 19 years 270 265 0 0
20 to 24 years 220 215 5 0
25 to 29 years 210 210 5 0
30 to 34 years 180 180 0 0
35 to 39 years 190 190 0 0
40 to 44 years 260 255 5 0
45 to 49 years 315 305 5 0
50 to 54 years 340 330 15 0
55 to 59 years 420 415 5 0
60 to 64 years 485 475 10 0
65 to 69 years 415 400 10 0
70 to 74 years 375 365 5 0
75 to 79 years 365 350 10 5
80 to 84 years 240 235 5 0
85 years and over 250 250 0 0
Median ageFootnote 3 54.4 54.2 61.9 67.0
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusFootnote 4 4,530 4,430 90 5
Married or living with a common-law partner 2,790 2,715 70 5
Married (and not separated) 2,405 2,340 60 5
Living common law 385 375 10 0
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,740 1,720 15 0
Single (never legally married) 775 765 10 0
Separated 130 130 0 0
Divorced 350 350 0 0
Widowed 485 480 10 0
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 5 5,175 5,070 90 10
English only 4,950 4,950 0 0
French only 5 0 0 0
English and French 220 125 90 5
Neither English nor French 5 0 0 0
Mother Tongue - Total population excluding institutional residents 5,175 5,075 85 5
Single responses 5,120 5,025 85 10
English 4,530 4,535 0 0
French 115 30 85 0
Non-official languages 475 460 5 5
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 6 5 5 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 5 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 7 465 455 5 5
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Afrikaans 5 5 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 5 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 10 5 0 0
Creoles 0 0 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0 0
Czech 15 10 0 0
Danish 10 10 0 0
Dutch 35 30 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 5 5 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 195 190 0 5
Greek 5 5 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 0 0
Hindi 5 0 0 0
Hungarian 25 25 0 0
Ilocano 5 5 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0
Italian 10 10 0 0
Japanese 5 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0
Korean 5 5 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0
Lao 0 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 5 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 5 5 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 5 0 0 0
Oromo 5 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 5 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 0
Polish 15 10 0 0
Portuguese 0 0 0 0
Romanian 0 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0
Russian 35 30 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 0 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 0 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 5 0 0
Slovak 5 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0
Spanish 20 20 0 0
Swahili 0 0 0 0
Swedish 5 5 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 15 15 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0
Thai 5 5 0 0
Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0
Turkish 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 35 35 0 0
Urdu 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 0 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 8 5 5 0 0
Multiple responses 50 55 0 0
English and French 15 10 0 0
English and non-official language 35 35 0 0
French and non-official language 10 5 5 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 9 5,175 5,075 90 5
Single responses 5,120 5,020 90 10
English 5,005 4,945 60 0
French 40 15 25 0
Non-official languages 80 65 0 5
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 10 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 11 80 65 0 10
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Afrikaans 5 5 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0
Creoles 0 0 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0 0
Czech 5 5 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0
Dutch 0 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 20 20 0 5
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 5 5 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0
Italian 5 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0
Korean 10 10 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 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 5 5 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 0
Polish 5 5 0 0
Portuguese 0 0 0 0
Romanian 0 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0
Russian 0 0 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 0 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 0 5 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 5 5 0 0
Swahili 0 0 0 0
Swedish 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5 5 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 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 0 0 0 0
Urdu 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 0 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 12 0 0 0 0
Multiple responses 60 55 5 0
English and French 0 0 0 0
English and non-official language 50 50 0 0
French and non-official language 5 5 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 13 5,175 5,075 85 5
None 4,950 4,885 55 5
Single responses 215 185 30 5
English 45 25 10 5
French 35 15 20 0
Non-official languages 140 140 0 0
Selected Aboriginal languagesFootnote 14 5 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 15 135 135 0 0
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0
Arabic 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0 0
Czech 5 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0
Dutch 5 5 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0 0
German 55 55 0 0
Greek 5 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 0 0
Hindi 0 0 0 0
Hungarian 5 10 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Italian 0 5 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 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 5 5 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. 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 0
Polish 0 0 0 0
Portuguese 5 0 0 0
Romanian 0 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0
Russian 5 10 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0
Serbian 0 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0
Shanghainese 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 0 5 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 20 20 0 0
Swahili 0 0 0 0
Swedish 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5 10 0 0
Taiwanese 5 5 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 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 5 5 0 0
Urdu 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 0 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0
Other languagesFootnote 16 0 0 0 0
Multiple responses 10 10 0 0
English and French 0 0 0 0
English and non-official language 0 0 0 0
French and non-official language 5 5 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsFootnote 17 5,170 5,075 90 5
English 5,075 5,075 0 0
French 85 0 90 0
English and French 5 0 0 5
Neither English nor French 5 0 0 0
Official language minority (number)Footnote 18 90 0 85 5
Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 19 1.7 0.0 94.4 100.0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

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

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Footnote 2

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

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Footnote 3

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 4

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 5

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 6

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 7

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 8

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 9

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 10

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 11

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 12

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 13

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 14

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 15

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 16

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 17

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 18

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 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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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011053.

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