Data tables, 2016 Census

First Official Language Spoken (7), Language Spoken Most Often at Home (269), Age (15A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2016 Census - 100% Data The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correction

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This table details first official language spoken , language spoken most often at home , age and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in Perth
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Language spoken most often at home (269) First official language spoken (7)
Total - First official language spoken English French English and French Neither English nor French Official language minority (number)Footnote 1 Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 2
Total - Language spoken most often at homeFootnote 3 75,630 74,620 355 60 595 385 0.5
Single responses 74,590 73,605 340 45 590 365 0.5
Official languages 71,380 71,045 335 0 0 335 0.5
English 71,310 71,035 280 0 0 280 0.4
French 65 15 60 0 0 60 92.3
Non-official languages 3,205 2,560 5 45 590 30 0.9
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Algonquian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Moose Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuit languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Michif 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Non-Aboriginal languages 3,210 2,565 5 50 590 30 0.9
Afro-Asiatic languages 50 20 0 0 30 5 10.0
Berber languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kabyle 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cushitic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bilen 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Semitic languages 50 20 0 0 35 0 0.0
Amharic 5 0 0 5 0 0 0.0
Arabic 45 15 0 0 30 0 0.0
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Harari 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Hebrew 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tigrigna 5 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austro-Asiatic languages 5 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Vietnamese 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austronesian languages 40 40 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cebuano 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Hiligaynon 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ilocano 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Malagasy 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malay 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 35 35 0 0 0 0 0.0
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Creole languages 0 5 5 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Haitian Creole 0 0 5 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Creole, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dravidian languages 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kannada 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malayalam 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tamil 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Telugu 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Indo-European languages 2,775 2,245 5 40 490 25 0.9
Albanian 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Armenian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Balto-Slavic languages 65 55 0 5 5 0 0.0
Baltic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Latvian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavic languages 65 55 0 5 0 5 7.7
Belarusan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bosnian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Croatian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Czech 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Polish 35 25 0 5 0 0 0.0
Russian 5 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Serbian 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slovak 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slovene (Slovenian) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ukrainian 5 5 0 0 0 5 100.0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages 5 0 0 5 0 0 0.0
Scottish Gaelic 5 5 0 5 0 5 100.0
Welsh 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages 2,300 1,855 0 20 430 15 0.7
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Danish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dutch 170 150 0 5 10 5 2.9
Frisian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
German 2,055 1,640 0 15 400 5 0.2
Icelandic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Norwegian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swedish 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Vlaams (Flemish) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 65 45 0 0 10 0 0.0
Greek 30 25 0 0 5 0 0.0
Indo-Iranian languages 150 135 0 5 20 5 3.3
Indo-Aryan languages 140 120 0 0 15 0 0.0
Bengali 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Gujarati 45 35 0 0 10 0 0.0
Hindi 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kashmiri 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Konkani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Marathi 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nepali 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Punjabi (Panjabi) 50 40 0 0 5 0 0.0
Sindhi 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Urdu 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Iranian languages 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Pashto 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Persian (Farsi) 15 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Italic (Romance) languages 225 175 0 15 35 5 2.2
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Italian 45 35 0 5 5 5 11.1
Portuguese 50 30 0 0 15 0 0.0
Romanian 10 5 0 5 5 0 0.0
Spanish 120 100 0 5 15 0 0.0
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Japanese 35 20 0 0 15 0 0.0
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Korean 30 30 0 0 5 0 0.0
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bamanankan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ewe 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ga 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ganda 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Igbo 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Lingala 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Shona 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swahili 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wolof 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Yoruba 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dinka 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sign languages 20 10 0 0 10 0 0.0
American Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sign languages, n.i.e 15 5 0 0 5 0 0.0
Sino-Tibetan languages 95 65 0 0 25 0 0.0
Chinese languages 95 65 0 0 30 0 0.0
Cantonese 40 25 0 0 15 0 0.0
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mandarin 50 40 0 0 10 5 10.0
Min Dong 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Chinese, n.o.s. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Karenic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tibetan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tai-Kadai languages 105 85 0 0 20 0 0.0
Lao 85 75 0 5 10 5 5.9
Thai 15 10 0 0 10 0 0.0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Turkic languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Turkish 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Uyghur 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Uzbek 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Uralic languages 20 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Estonian 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Finnish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Hungarian 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Multiple responses 1,040 1,015 15 10 0 15 1.4
English and French 35 15 15 10 0 15 42.9
English and non-official language 990 995 0 0 0 5 0.5
French and non-official language 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
English, French and non-official language 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Footnote 2

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Footnote 3

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-X2016070.

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