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Mother Tongue (269), Language Spoken Most Often at Home (269) and Other Language(s) Spoken Regularly at Home (11) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 100% Data

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This table details mother tongue , language spoken most often at home and other language spoken regularly at home for the population excluding institutional residents in Saguenay
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Mother tongue (269) Other language(s) spoken regularly at home (11)
Total - Other language(s) spoken regularly at home None English French Non-official language Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal English and French English and non-official language French and non-official language English, French and non-official language
Total - Mother tongueFootnote 2 159,225 153,655 4,180 630 645 40 600 30 85 10 0
Single responses 158,600 153,240 4,050 585 600 35 565 20 80 10 0
Official languages 157,390 152,650 4,005 395 280 15 265 5 55 10 0
English 1,330 760 300 255 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
French 156,060 151,890 3,705 140 275 20 255 5 50 5 0
Non-official languages 1,210 590 45 195 325 15 305 20 25 10 0
Aboriginal languages 100 55 0 25 20 20 0 0 5 0 0
Algonquian languages 90 50 0 25 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 95 50 0 25 20 15 0 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 45 20 0 15 15 10 0 0 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 40 30 0 5 10 5 0 0 0 0 0
Moose Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 1,110 540 45 170 305 0 305 20 25 5 0
Afro-Asiatic languages 215 90 10 45 70 0 70 5 0 0 0
Berber languages 25 10 0 10 10 0 5 0 0 0 0
Kabyle 10 0 0 10 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 10 5 0 5 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bilen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages 190 85 10 35 60 0 60 0 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arabic 185 85 5 30 60 0 60 5 0 0 0
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 30 15 5 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0
Vietnamese 20 15 5 5 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 35 15 0 5 5 0 10 0 0 0 0
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cebuano 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malagasy 15 5 0 5 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Creole languages 45 20 5 10 20 0 15 0 0 0 0
Haitian Creole 5 5 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Creole, n.o.s. 35 15 5 10 5 0 10 0 0 0 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Tamil 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 535 255 20 90 135 0 135 20 20 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Armenian 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Balto-Slavic languages 85 45 0 5 20 0 20 0 10 0 0
Baltic languages 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages 85 40 5 10 20 0 20 0 5 0 0
Belarusan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatian 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Polish 25 15 5 0 5 0 10 0 5 0 0
Russian 15 5 0 5 10 0 5 0 5 0 0
Serbian 15 10 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 5 0 0 0
Slovak 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Celtic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Welsh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic languages 50 25 5 5 10 0 10 0 5 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dutch 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frisian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
German 40 15 10 0 5 0 10 0 5 0 0
Icelandic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swedish 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greek 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages 30 10 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Indo-Aryan languages 10 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Bengali 5 5 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hindi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sindhi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Urdu 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iranian languages 15 5 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 15 10 0 5 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 365 175 5 75 90 0 95 10 10 0 0
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italian 40 20 5 0 15 0 15 0 5 0 0
Portuguese 50 25 0 5 20 0 20 5 0 0 0
Romanian 15 10 0 5 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Spanish 260 125 5 65 55 0 55 10 0 5 0
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japanese 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kartvelian languages 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 100 60 5 0 40 0 40 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bamanankan 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ewe 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Ga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ganda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Igbo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lingala 10 5 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shona 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swahili 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Wolof 20 15 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Yoruba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 40 30 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Quebec Sign Language 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 10 10 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 85 45 10 15 10 0 15 0 0 0 0
Chinese languages 85 45 10 15 10 0 10 5 5 0 0
Cantonese 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 70 40 5 10 15 0 10 5 0 0 0
Min Dong 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Karenic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibetan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkish 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uyghur 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uralic languages 20 5 0 0 10 0 10 5 0 5 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finnish 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Hungarian 15 5 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple responses 630 410 125 40 40 5 35 0 5 0 0
English and French 450 295 115 35 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
English and non-official language 15 5 0 0 5 0 10 0 0 0 0
French and non-official language 155 105 5 5 30 0 25 0 5 0 0
English, French and non-official language 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016074.

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