Data tables, 2016 Census

Aboriginal Language Spoken at Home (90), Single and Multiple Responses of Language Spoken at Home (3), Aboriginal Identity (9), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3) and Age (12) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details aboriginal language spoken at home , single and multiple responses of language spoken at home , aboriginal identity , registered or treaty indian status and age for the population in private households in Canada
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Aboriginal language spoken at home (90) Single and multiple responses of language spoken at home (3)
Total - Single and multiple responses of language spoken at homeFootnote 3 Single response of language spoken at homeFootnote 4 Multiple responses of language spoken at homeFootnote 5
Total - Language spoken at homeFootnote 6 34,460,060 27,822,880 6,637,185
Official languages 32,179,060 25,644,075 6,534,990
English 25,694,865 19,650,025 6,044,845
French 8,028,305 5,994,055 2,034,260
Non-official languages 7,500,795 2,178,800 5,321,995
Aboriginal languages 225,185 54,595 170,590
Algonquian languages 150,995 32,305 118,690
Blackfoot 4,795 535 4,265
Cree-Montagnais languages 100,900 24,130 76,770
Atikamekw 6,335 2,710 3,620
Montagnais (Innu) 10,760 4,770 5,990
Moose Cree 150 0 145
Naskapi 1,365 660 705
Northern East Cree 385 15 365
Plains Cree 4,300 475 3,830
Southern East Cree 40 0 35
Swampy Cree 1,665 215 1,450
Woods Cree 2,130 240 1,890
Cree, n.o.s. 74,065 15,040 59,025
Eastern Algonquian languages 8,065 1,555 6,510
Malecite 485 35 455
Mi'kmaq 7,585 1,525 6,060
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 37,240 6,080 31,165
Algonquin 1,700 220 1,485
Ojibway 21,450 3,060 18,390
Oji-Cree 13,915 2,755 11,160
Ottawa (Odawa) 185 40 145
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 65 10 60
Athabaskan languages 19,650 3,400 16,250
Northern Athabaskan languages 19,605 3,400 16,210
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 135 10 125
Beaver 220 70 150
Carrier 1,285 105 1,180
Chilcotin 820 110 705
Dene 11,820 2,365 9,455
Dogrib (Tlicho) 2,105 265 1,840
Gwich'in 235 25 220
Sarsi (Sarcee) 125 0 125
Sekani 100 10 90
Slavey-Hare languages 2,150 420 1,730
North Slavey (Hare) 770 150 620
South Slavey 1,085 215 870
Slavey, n.o.s. 295 55 240
Tahltan languages 395 10 385
Kaska (Nahani) 240 10 230
Tahltan 155 0 155
Tutchone languages 220 15 215
Northern Tutchone 125 10 115
Southern Tutchone 95 0 95
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 45 0 40
Haida 305 10 305
Inuit languages 40,515 17,260 23,255
Inuinnaqtun 1,060 65 995
Inuktitut 38,830 17,130 21,705
Inuvialuktun 400 20 375
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 235 40 190
Iroquoian languages 1,820 145 1,680
Cayuga 55 0 60
Mohawk 1,575 140 1,430
Oneida 140 0 145
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 50 0 50
Kutenai 125 10 120
Michif 620 40 580
Salish languages 3,530 225 3,300
Comox 120 0 125
Halkomelem 595 35 560
Lillooet 505 20 485
Okanagan 520 60 460
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 775 60 715
Squamish 150 10 150
Straits 260 15 245
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 285 30 260
Salish languages, n.i.e. 315 10 305
Siouan languages 4,430 815 3,615
Dakota 1,060 85 975
Stoney 3,280 725 2,560
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 100 10 90
Tlingit 165 0 165
Tsimshian languages 1,880 260 1,620
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 955 210 750
Nisga'a 690 40 650
Tsimshian 240 10 225
Wakashan languages 875 70 810
Haisla 125 15 105
Heiltsuk 65 0 65
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 320 10 310
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 345 40 305
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 25 0 25
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 420 70 355
Non-Aboriginal languages 7,275,800 2,124,205 5,151,595

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the 2016 Census of Population. For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the Census of Population.

For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 3

The category 'Total - Single and multiple responses of language spoken at home' indicates the number of respondents who reported each language, either as their only response, or in combination with another language. Total responses represent the sum of single and multiple responses of the language spoken at home received in the census.

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Footnote 4

A single response to the language spoken at home occurs when a respondent provides one language only.

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Footnote 5

A multiple response to the language spoken at home occurs when a respondent provides two or more languages.

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Footnote 6

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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n.i.e. = not included elsewhere
n.o.s. = not otherwise specified

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016159.

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