Data tables, 2016 Census

Language Spoken at Home (263), Single and Multiple Responses of Language Spoken at Home (3), Mother Tongue (269) and Age (7) 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 language spoken at home , single and multiple responses of language spoken at home , mother tongue and age for the population excluding institutional residents in Nunavut
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Language spoken at home (263) Single and multiple responses of language spoken at home (3)
Total - Single and multiple responses of language spoken at homeFootnote 2 Single response of language spoken at homeFootnote 3 Multiple responses of language spoken at homeFootnote 4
Total - Language spoken at homeFootnote 5 35,690 16,830 18,860
Official languages 27,100 8,265 18,835
English 26,870 8,070 18,800
French 625 195 425
Non-official languages 27,065 8,565 18,495
Aboriginal languages 26,315 8,460 17,850
Algonquian languages 10 5 5
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 5 0 5
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0
Moose Cree 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 5 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 5 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 5
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 5 5 0
Algonquin 0 0 0
Ojibway 5 5 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 0 0 0
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 0 5
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 5 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0
Inuit languages 26,300 8,455 17,845
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 865 60 810
Inuktitut 25,410 8,390 17,020
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 25 10 20
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0
Michif 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0
Comox 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 775 105 670
Afro-Asiatic languages 90 15 75
Berber languages 0 0 0
Kabyle 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 20 5 20
Bilen 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Somali 20 0 20
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Semitic languages 60 10 50
Amharic 20 10 15
Arabic 35 5 30
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Hebrew 5 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 10 0 5
Austro-Asiatic languages 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0
Vietnamese 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 185 20 165
Bikol 0 0 0
Cebuano 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 5 0 5
Ilocano 0 0 0
Malagasy 0 0 0
Malay 5 0 5
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 175 20 155
Waray-Waray 0 0 5
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Creole languages 10 5 5
Haitian Creole 0 0 0
Creole, n.o.s. 5 5 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 20 10 10
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 5 0 0
Tamil 15 10 15
Telugu 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 265 20 240
Albanian 0 0 0
Armenian 0 0 0
Balto-Slavic languages 40 0 40
Baltic languages 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Slavic languages 40 0 40
Belarusan 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 5
Bulgarian 5 0 0
Croatian 0 0 5
Czech 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 15 0 15
Russian 15 0 10
Serbian 5 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0
Ukrainian 5 0 10
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Celtic languages 0 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0
Welsh 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Germanic languages 50 0 50
Afrikaans 10 0 10
Danish 5 0 0
Dutch 10 0 5
Frisian 0 0 0
German 20 0 20
Icelandic 0 0 0
Norwegian 10 0 5
Swedish 0 0 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Greek 0 0 5
Indo-Iranian languages 80 15 65
Indo-Aryan languages 75 10 65
Bengali 25 0 20
Gujarati 5 0 0
Hindi 15 0 15
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 5 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 5 0 5
Sindhi 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
Urdu 25 5 20
Iranian languages 5 0 5
Kurdish 5 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 5 0 5
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 85 5 85
Catalan 0 0 0
Italian 20 0 15
Portuguese 5 0 5
Romanian 5 0 5
Spanish 60 5 60
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Korean 5 0 5
Mongolic languages 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 70 0 65
Akan (Twi) 5 0 5
Bamanankan 0 0 0
Edo 0 0 0
Ewe 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0
Ga 0 0 0
Ganda 0 0 0
Igbo 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0
Shona 15 0 15
Swahili 10 0 10
Wolof 0 0 0
Yoruba 15 0 10
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 20 0 25
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Sign languages 80 25 55
American Sign Language 40 0 40
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 40 25 15
Sino-Tibetan languages 45 10 35
Chinese languages 40 10 40
Cantonese 15 5 15
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 15 0 10
Min Dong 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 15 5 10
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0
Karenic languages 0 0 0
Tibetan 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 0 0 0
Lao 0 0 0
Thai 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
Turkic languages 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0
Turkish 0 0 0
Uyghur 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Uralic languages 10 0 10
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 5 0 5
Hungarian 5 0 0
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 5 0 10

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

n.i.e. = not included elsewhere
n.o.s. = not otherwise specified

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Footnote 2

The category 'Total - Single and multiple responses of language spoken at home' indicates the number of respondents who reported each language, either as their only response, or in combination with another language. Total responses represent the sum of single and multiple responses of the language spoken at home received in the census.

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Footnote 3

A single response to the language spoken at home occurs when a respondent provides one language only.

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Footnote 4

A multiple response to the language spoken at home occurs when a respondent provides two or more languages.

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Footnote 5

This is a total population count. The sum of the languages in this table is greater than the total population count because a person may report more than one language in the census.

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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-X2016345.

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