Data tables, 2016 Census

Language Used at Work (263), Single and multiple responses of language used at work (3), Mother Tongue (8) and Age (10) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over Who Worked Since 2015, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details language used at work , single and multiple responses of language used at work , mother tongue and age for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since 2015, in private households in Whitby, T
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Language used at work (263) Single and multiple responses of language used at work (3)
Total - Single and multiple responses of language used at workFootnote 1 Single responses of language used at workFootnote 2 Multiple responses of language used at workFootnote 3
Total - Language used at workFootnote 4 74,155 71,170 2,980
Official languages 74,015 71,035 2,980
English 73,890 70,915 2,980
French 1,885 120 1,760
Non-official languages 1,380 130 1,245
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0
Algonquian languages 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 0
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. 0 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 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 0
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 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 0 0 0
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
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 1,380 135 1,250
Afro-Asiatic languages 15 0 15
Berber languages 0 0 0
Kabyle 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 0 0 0
Bilen 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Semitic languages 15 0 15
Amharic 0 0 0
Arabic 15 0 15
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 10
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 20 10 20
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 10
Vietnamese 25 10 15
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 30 0 25
Bikol 0 0 0
Cebuano 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0
Malagasy 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 30 0 25
Waray-Waray 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Creole languages 0 0 0
Haitian Creole 0 0 0
Creole, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 40 10 30
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 10
Tamil 35 10 30
Telugu 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 775 25 755
Albanian 0 0 0
Armenian 0 0 0
Balto-Slavic languages 90 10 80
Baltic languages 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Slavic languages 85 10 80
Belarusan 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0
Czech 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 55 10 45
Russian 20 0 15
Serbian 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0
Ukrainian 10 0 10
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Celtic languages 10 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0
Welsh 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0
Germanic languages 60 0 65
Afrikaans 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0
Dutch 0 0 0
Frisian 0 0 0
German 55 0 55
Icelandic 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0
Swedish 10 0 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Greek 15 0 15
Indo-Iranian languages 235 10 230
Indo-Aryan languages 180 10 180
Bengali 10 0 10
Gujarati 0 0 0
Hindi 40 0 35
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 40 0 40
Sindhi 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
Urdu 95 0 95
Iranian languages 50 0 45
Kurdish 0 0 0
Pashto 10 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 45 0 40
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 375 0 365
Catalan 0 0 0
Italian 80 0 80
Portuguese 65 0 70
Romanian 0 0 0
Spanish 235 10 225
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Korean 15 0 15
Mongolic languages 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 25 0 20
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
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 10 0 10
Lingala 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 10 0 10
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0
Shona 0 0 0
Swahili 0 0 10
Wolof 0 0 0
Yoruba 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 10 0 10
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Sign languages 50 0 50
American Sign Language 25 0 25
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 20 0 25
Sino-Tibetan languages 380 100 280
Chinese languages 375 100 280
Cantonese 100 15 85
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 265 80 185
Min Dong 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 20 0 20
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 10
Lao 10 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 30 0 25
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0
Hungarian 30 0 30
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 10

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

The category 'Total - Single and multiple responses of language used at work' 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 used at work received in the census.

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Footnote 2

A single response to the language used at work occurs when a respondent provides one language only.

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Footnote 3

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

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Footnote 4

Refers to the language used at work, as reported on May 10, 2016 by the individuals aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2015.

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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-X2016095.

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