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 and Federal Electoral Districts (2013 Representation Order), 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 Abitibi--Baie-James--Nunavik--Eeyou
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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 87,190 22,090 56,535 5,575 2,990 24,875 28.5
Single responses 86,050 21,785 55,815 5,455 2,995 24,515 28.5
Official languages 59,735 4,690 55,045 0 0 4,695 7.9
English 4,560 4,130 435 0 0 4,130 90.6
French 55,175 565 54,610 0 0 560 1.0
Non-official languages 26,310 17,095 770 5,455 2,995 19,820 75.3
Aboriginal languages 25,860 17,065 665 5,335 2,800 19,730 76.3
Algonquian languages 14,595 10,470 265 3,010 860 11,970 82.0
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree-Montagnais languages 14,350 10,445 115 2,945 840 11,920 83.1
Atikamekw 15 0 10 0 0 0 0.0
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 10 5 0 5 0 10 100.0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Southern East Cree 10 5 0 5 0 5 50.0
Swampy Cree 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cree, n.o.s. 14,315 10,435 105 2,940 840 11,900 83.1
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 245 25 150 60 20 55 22.4
Algonquin 245 25 150 55 15 50 20.4
Ojibway 0 0 0 5 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 11,265 6,595 400 2,330 1,940 7,760 68.9
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Inuktitut 11,260 6,590 400 2,330 1,940 7,755 68.9
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 5 5 100.0
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 455 30 110 120 195 95 20.9
Afro-Asiatic languages 60 0 25 35 0 15 25.0
Berber languages 10 0 0 5 0 0 0.0
Kabyle 5 0 0 5 0 5 100.0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 5 0 0 0.0
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 0 20 25 0 10 20.0
Amharic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Arabic 45 0 20 25 0 15 33.3
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austro-Asiatic languages 0 0 5 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Vietnamese 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austronesian languages 5 5 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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) 5 0 0 0 5 5 100.0
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 10 0 10 0 0 5 50.0
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Creole, n.o.s. 10 0 5 5 0 0 0.0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dravidian languages 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kannada 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Malayalam 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tamil 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Telugu 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 280 20 45 65 150 50 17.9
Albanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Armenian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Balto-Slavic languages 20 5 0 5 5 10 50.0
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 20 0 0 10 0 10 50.0
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Czech 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Polish 15 5 0 5 5 5 33.3
Russian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Serbian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slovak 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ukrainian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Welsh 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages 5 0 5 5 0 5 100.0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Danish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dutch 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Frisian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
German 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Icelandic 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Norwegian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Swedish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Vlaams (Flemish) 5 0 0 5 0 0 0.0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Greek 5 5 0 0 0 5 100.0
Indo-Iranian languages 5 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Indo-Aryan languages 5 0 0 5 0 0 0.0
Bengali 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Gujarati 0 0 0 5 0 0 not applicable ...
Hindi 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Punjabi (Panjabi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sindhi 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Urdu 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Iranian languages 5 0 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) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Italic (Romance) languages 250 10 35 50 145 35 14.0
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Italian 5 0 5 5 0 0 0.0
Portuguese 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Romanian 25 5 5 15 5 10 40.0
Spanish 220 5 35 35 145 25 11.4
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Japanese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Korean 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Niger-Congo languages 15 0 10 5 5 5 33.3
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 5 0 5 0 0 0 0.0
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 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 30 0 0 0 25 5 16.7
American Sign Language 5 5 5 0 0 0 0.0
Quebec Sign Language 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sign languages, n.i.e 25 0 0 0 20 0 0.0
Sino-Tibetan languages 15 0 0 5 5 5 33.3
Chinese languages 15 5 5 0 5 5 33.3
Cantonese 5 5 0 0 0 5 100.0
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mandarin 5 0 0 0 0 5 100.0
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 0 0 0 0 5 100.0
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 30 0 15 5 10 0 0.0
Lao 30 0 15 5 10 0 0.0
Thai 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Turkic languages 5 5 0 5 0 5 100.0
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Estonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Finnish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Hungarian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 1,140 310 720 115 0 365 32.0
English and French 340 80 175 80 0 120 35.3
English and non-official language 215 210 0 0 0 210 97.7
French and non-official language 520 5 515 0 0 5 1.0
English, French and non-official language 65 10 25 35 0 25 38.5

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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-X2016073.

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