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 Ontario
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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 13,242,160 12,888,320 353,840
Official languages 9,700,770 9,346,930 353,845
English 9,201,830 8,860,655 341,180
French 561,570 486,275 75,295
Non-official languages 3,843,205 3,541,395 301,810
Aboriginal languages 24,940 22,095 2,845
Algonquian languages 23,270 20,875 2,390
Blackfoot 10 15 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 5,550 4,995 545
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0
Moose Cree 110 80 35
Naskapi 20 20 0
Northern East Cree 45 40 10
Plains Cree 45 45 10
Southern East Cree 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 420 350 70
Woods Cree 30 15 15
Cree, n.o.s. 4,865 4,445 420
Eastern Algonquian languages 100 90 10
Malecite 15 10 0
Mi'kmaq 85 80 10
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 17,585 15,760 1,825
Algonquin 80 75 0
Ojibway 10,515 9,245 1,265
Oji-Cree 6,830 6,295 535
Ottawa (Odawa) 165 145 25
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 25 20 0
Athabaskan languages 70 55 10
Northern Athabaskan languages 65 60 0
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0
Carrier 10 15 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0
Dene 30 25 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 10 10 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 10 0 10
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 10
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 600 450 145
Inuinnaqtun 10 10 10
Inuktitut 490 390 105
Inuvialuktun 10 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 95 50 45
Iroquoian languages 790 580 210
Cayuga 30 30 0
Mohawk 700 505 195
Oneida 50 40 15
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 10 10 10
Kutenai 0 0 0
Michif 55 20 35
Salish languages 0 10 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 15 10 15
Dakota 15 0 10
Stoney 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 10 0
Tlingit 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 10 10 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 10 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 10 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. 130 100 30
Non-Aboriginal languages 3,818,260 3,519,290 298,965

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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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