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 Quebec / Québec
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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 7,965,450 7,790,795 174,655
Official languages 6,902,560 6,727,900 174,655
English 707,805 598,050 109,755
French 6,278,780 6,129,855 148,925
Non-official languages 1,169,555 1,062,890 106,660
Aboriginal languages 46,725 45,385 1,335
Algonquian languages 34,115 32,985 1,135
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 32,035 31,315 720
Atikamekw 6,290 6,160 125
Montagnais (Innu) 8,980 8,595 390
Moose Cree 0 0 0
Naskapi 605 575 35
Northern East Cree 195 170 20
Plains Cree 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 10 10 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0
Woods Cree 10 10 0
Cree, n.o.s. 15,940 15,790 150
Eastern Algonquian languages 560 480 80
Malecite 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 560 480 75
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 1,515 1,180 330
Algonquin 1,480 1,165 320
Ojibway 25 10 15
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0
Athabaskan languages 0 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 10 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 10 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 12,155 12,015 145
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0
Inuktitut 12,070 11,930 145
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 85 85 0
Iroquoian languages 400 350 50
Cayuga 0 0 0
Mohawk 390 345 45
Oneida 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 10 10 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 10 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. 35 20 15
Non-Aboriginal languages 1,122,830 1,017,505 105,325

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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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