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 Alberta
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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 3,978,145 3,889,385 88,760
Official languages 3,131,875 3,043,110 88,760
English 3,058,650 2,972,670 85,980
French 84,685 70,440 14,250
Non-official languages 925,025 846,275 78,755
Aboriginal languages 25,980 22,975 3,005
Algonquian languages 20,055 17,455 2,600
Blackfoot 3,205 2,660 545
Cree-Montagnais languages 16,270 14,285 1,985
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0
Moose Cree 15 20 0
Naskapi 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 50 50 0
Plains Cree 915 740 180
Southern East Cree 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 35 35 0
Woods Cree 995 935 60
Cree, n.o.s. 14,260 12,520 1,740
Eastern Algonquian languages 10 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 10 10 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 580 500 75
Algonquin 0 0 0
Ojibway 545 475 70
Oji-Cree 35 35 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 2,030 1,880 150
Northern Athabaskan languages 2,025 1,875 150
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0
Beaver 55 40 15
Carrier 35 30 10
Chilcotin 10 0 0
Dene 1,595 1,490 100
Dogrib (Tlicho) 65 55 10
Gwich'in 10 10 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 55 50 10
Sekani 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 195 180 15
North Slavey (Hare) 15 10 0
South Slavey 145 140 10
Slavey, n.o.s. 40 35 10
Tahltan languages 10 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0
Tahltan 10 10 0
Tutchone languages 10 10 0
Northern Tutchone 10 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0
Haida 10 10 0
Inuit languages 100 85 10
Inuinnaqtun 10 0 0
Inuktitut 55 40 10
Inuvialuktun 10 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 30 30 0
Iroquoian languages 25 15 10
Cayuga 0 0 0
Mohawk 25 15 10
Oneida 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0
Michif 160 110 45
Salish languages 15 15 0
Comox 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0
Okanagan 10 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 10 0 10
Squamish 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 10 10 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Siouan languages 3,545 3,365 180
Dakota 355 355 0
Stoney 3,190 3,015 175
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0
Tlingit 10 10 0
Tsimshian languages 20 20 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0
Nisga'a 15 15 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. 20 15 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 899,050 823,300 75,750

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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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