Data tables, 2016 Census

English Spoken at Home (7), French Spoken at Home (7), Aboriginal Language Spoken at Home (7), Immigrant Language Spoken at Home (7), Mother Tongue (10) 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 english spoken at home , french spoken at home , aboriginal language spoken at home , immigrant language spoken at home , mother tongue and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in Greater Vancouver
Data quality
English spoken at home (7) French spoken at home (7)
Total - Language spoken at homeFootnote 3 Total - French spoken at home Only Mostly Equally Regularly No mention
Total - Language spoken at homeFootnote 4 2,440,145 38,160 3,185 5,440 6,375 23,160 2,401,980
Total - English spoken at home 2,047,905 33,405 0 4,840 6,035 22,535 2,014,500
Only 1,364,550 0 0 0 0 0 1,364,550
Mostly 258,190 20,630 0 0 0 20,630 237,555
Equally 187,180 6,730 0 0 5,875 855 180,450
Regularly 237,990 6,050 0 4,840 160 1,045 231,940
No mention 392,235 4,750 3,185 600 340 630 387,485

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Symbol ...

not applicable

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Symbol x

suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act

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Symbol F

too unreliable to be published

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

The Aboriginal language spoken at home variable includes persons who reported speaking an Aboriginal language 'Only', 'Mostly', 'Equally' with another language and 'Regularly' with a language spoken most often at home, as well as persons who had 'No mention' of an Aboriginal language to the language spoken at home question.

The 'Only' category includes persons who reported only an Aboriginal language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and did not report a language to Part B. This category also includes persons who reported only an Aboriginal language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and who reported only an Aboriginal language to Part B.

The 'Mostly' category includes persons who reported only an Aboriginal language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and reported at least one non-Aboriginal language to part B.

The 'Equally' category includes persons who reported an Aboriginal language and at least one other language to Part A of the language spoken at home question.

The 'Regularly' category includes persons who reported an Aboriginal language to only Part B of the language spoken at home question.

The 'No mention' category includes persons who did not report an Aboriginal language to part A or Part B of the language spoken at home question.

'Aboriginal language' refers to languages (other than English or French) traditionally spoken by the Aboriginal People of Canada, that is to say First Nations (North American Indians), Métis and Inuit.

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Footnote 2

The immigrant language spoken at home variable includes persons who reported speaking an immigrant language 'Only', 'Mostly', 'Equally' with another language and 'Regularly' with a language spoken most often at home, as well as persons who had 'No mention' of an immigrant language to the language spoken at home question.

The 'Only' category includes persons who reported only an immigrant language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and did not report a language to Part B. This category also includes persons who reported only an immigrant language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and who reported only an immigrant language to Part B.

The 'Mostly' category includes persons who reported only an immigrant language to Part A of the language spoken at home question and reported at least one non-immigrant language to Part B.

The 'Equally' category includes persons who reported an immigrant language and at least one other language to Part A of the language spoken at home question.

The 'Regularly' category includes persons who reported an immigrant language to only Part B of the language spoken at home question.

The 'No mention' category includes persons who did not report an immigrant language to Part A or Part B of the language spoken at home question.

'Immigrant language' refers to languages where the presence is initially atributed to immigration after the colonization of English and French.

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Footnote 3

The French spoken at home variable includes persons who reported speaking French 'Only', 'Mostly', 'Equally' with another language and 'Regularly' with a language spoken most often at home, as well as persons who had 'No mention' of French to the language spoken at home question.

The 'Only' category includes persons who reported only French to Part A of the language spoken at home question and did not report a language to Part B.

The 'Mostly' category includes persons who reported only French to Part A of the language spoken at home question and reported at least one language to Part B.

The 'Equally' category includes persons who reported French and at least one other language to Part A of the language spoken at home question.

The 'Regularly' category includes persons who reported French to Part B of the language spoken at home question.

The 'No mention' category includes persons who did not report French to Part A nor part B of the language spoken at home question.

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Footnote 4

The English spoken at home variable includes persons who reported speaking English 'Only', 'Mostly', 'Equally' with another language and 'Regularly' with a language spoken most often at home, as well as persons who had 'No mention' of English to the language spoken at home question.

The 'Only' category includes persons who reported only English to Part A of the language spoken at home question and did not report a language to Part B.

The 'Mostly' category includes persons who reported only English to Part A of the language spoken at home question and reported at least one language to Part B.

The 'Equally' category includes persons who reported English and at least one other language to Part A of the language spoken at home question.

The 'Regularly' category includes persons who reported English to Part B of the language spoken at home question.

The 'No mention' category includes persons who did not report English to Part A or Part B of the language spoken at home question.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016343.

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