Data tables, 2016 Census

Aboriginal Mother Tongue (90), Single and Multiple Mother Tongue Responses (3), Aboriginal Identity (9), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Residence by Aboriginal Geography (10) and Age (12) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details aboriginal mother tongue , single and multiple mother tongue responses , aboriginal identity , registered or treaty indian status , residence by aboriginal geography and age for the population in private households in Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Écosse
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Aboriginal mother tongue (90) Single and multiple mother tongue responses (3)
Total - Single and multiple mother tongue responsesFootnote 4 Single mother tongue responsesFootnote 5 Multiple mother tongue responsesFootnote 6
Total - Mother tongueFootnote 7 908,340 900,355 7,990
Official languages 864,055 856,065 7,985
English 835,100 827,355 7,745
French 32,645 28,710 3,935
Non-official languages 48,795 44,285 4,505
Aboriginal languages 4,415 4,190 220
Algonquian languages 4,375 4,175 205
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 15 15 10
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0
Moose Cree 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 10 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 10 10 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 4,350 4,150 195
Malecite 10 10 0
Mi'kmaq 4,340 4,150 200
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 10 10 0
Algonquin 0 0 0
Ojibway 10 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 10 10 0
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 10 0
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 10 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 10 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0
Inuit languages 20 10 15
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0
Inuktitut 10 0 10
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0
Michif 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0
Comox 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 44,380 40,095 4,285

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Symbol F

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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

Residence on or off reserve refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is defined as 'on reserve' or 'off reserve.'

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, 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 4

The category 'Total - Single and multiple mother tongue responses' 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 mother tongue responses and multiple mother tongue responses received in the census.

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Footnote 5

A single mother tongue response occurs when a respondent provides one language only.

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Footnote 6

A multiple mother tongue response occurs when a respondent provides two or more languages.

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Footnote 7

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-X2016362.

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