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 Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 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 Nunavut
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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 35,690 32,995 580 90 2,025 630 1.8
Single responses 35,085 32,410 565 85 2,025 605 1.7
Official languages 17,030 16,475 555 0 0 550 3.2
English 16,685 16,460 225 0 0 225 1.3
French 345 15 325 0 0 330 95.7
Non-official languages 18,055 15,935 10 80 2,025 50 0.3
Aboriginal languages 17,735 15,655 10 60 2,010 40 0.2
Algonquian languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mi'kmaq 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Ojibway 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 17,730 15,655 10 60 2,010 40 0.2
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 110 95 0 0 15 0 0.0
Inuktitut 17,600 15,530 10 60 2,000 35 0.2
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 25 25 0 0 5 5 20.0
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 320 280 0 20 15 15 4.7
Afro-Asiatic languages 30 25 0 5 0 0 0.0
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 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Bilen 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Oromo 0 5 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 30 25 0 0 0 5 16.7
Amharic 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0
Arabic 15 15 0 0 0 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 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 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austro-Asiatic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Vietnamese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Austronesian languages 115 115 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Cebuano 0 5 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Hiligaynon 0 5 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) 110 110 0 0 0 0 0.0
Waray-Waray 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Creole languages 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Creole, n.o.s. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Tamil 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 85 70 0 15 5 5 5.9
Albanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Armenian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Balto-Slavic languages 10 5 0 5 0 5 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 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Russian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Serbian 5 0 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) 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 5 0 0 0 5 100.0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Danish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Dutch 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Frisian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
German 5 5 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) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Greek 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Indo-Iranian languages 45 45 0 5 0 0 0.0
Indo-Aryan languages 45 45 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bengali 20 20 0 0 0 0 0.0
Gujarati 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Hindi 0 5 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 5 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 10 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Iranian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 20 15 0 5 5 0 0.0
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Italian 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Portuguese 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Romanian 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Spanish 15 15 0 5 0 0 0.0
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 20 15 0 0 0 0 0.0
Akan (Twi) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
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) 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 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
Lingala 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0 5 0 0 not applicable ...
Shona 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
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. 10 10 0 0 0 5 50.0
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 20 0 0 15 0 0.0
American Sign Language 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Sign languages, n.i.e 25 20 0 0 10 0 0.0
Sino-Tibetan languages 15 10 0 5 5 5 33.3
Chinese languages 15 10 0 5 0 5 33.3
Cantonese 5 5 0 5 0 0 0.0
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Mandarin 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
Turkish 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
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 610 580 20 5 0 25 4.1
English and French 20 0 15 10 0 15 75.0
English and non-official language 580 580 0 0 0 5 0.9
French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0 not applicable ...
English, French and non-official language 5 0 5 0 0 5 100.0

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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-X2016071.

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