Data tables, 2016 Census

Mother Tongue (10), First Official Language Spoken (7), Language Spoken Most Often at Home (10), Other Language(s) Spoken Regularly at Home (11), Age (27) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 100% Data The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correction

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This table details mother tongue , first official language spoken , language spoken most often at home , other language spoken regularly at home , age and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique
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Mother tongue (10) 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 - Mother tongue 4,598,415 4,373,330 55,320 17,995 151,760 64,325 1.4
English 3,170,110 3,170,000 110 0 0 110 0.0
French 57,425 5,865 51,560 0 0 51,560 89.8
Non-official language 1,267,460 1,098,330 1,555 15,820 151,760 9,465 0.7
Aboriginal 8,435 8,380 5 15 35 10 0.1
Non-Aboriginal 1,259,030 1,089,950 1,555 15,805 151,720 9,455 0.8
English and French 10,065 8,170 410 1,485 0 1,160 11.5
English and non-official language 89,135 89,105 35 0 0 35 0.0
French and non-official language 2,105 510 1,595 0 0 1,595 75.8
English, French and non-official language 2,110 1,355 55 695 0 405 19.2

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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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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016045.

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