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 Waterloo
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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 4 315,305 301,395 13,905
Official languages 313,280 299,410 13,870
English 313,005 299,145 13,860
French 4,870 270 4,600
Non-official languages 11,535 1,985 9,550
Aboriginal languages 15 0 15
Algonquian languages 15 0 10
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 10
Malecite 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 10
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 10 0 10
Algonquin 0 0 0
Ojibway 10 0 10
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 11,520 1,985 9,535
Afro-Asiatic languages 670 100 570
Berber languages 0 0 0
Kabyle 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 40 10 40
Bilen 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Somali 35 0 30
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Semitic languages 625 95 530
Amharic 25 0 25
Arabic 550 85 460
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Hebrew 15 10 10
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 35 0 30
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 535 85 455
Khmer (Cambodian) 10 0 0
Vietnamese 530 75 455
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 120 10 115
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 15 0 15
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 105 10 100
Waray-Waray 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Creole languages 15 0 10
Haitian Creole 0 0 0
Creole, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 15 0 10
Dravidian languages 10 0 15
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0
Tamil 10 0 10
Telugu 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 10
Indo-European languages 7,960 1,325 6,640
Albanian 70 10 65
Armenian 0 0 0
Balto-Slavic languages 1,115 90 1,030
Baltic languages 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Slavic languages 1,120 90 1,030
Belarusan 0 0 0
Bosnian 30 0 25
Bulgarian 0 0 0
Croatian 80 0 80
Czech 20 0 20
Macedonian 10 0 10
Polish 330 20 310
Russian 120 0 115
Serbian 430 35 395
Serbo-Croatian 45 0 45
Slovak 15 0 15
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0
Ukrainian 40 25 15
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 10 0 10
Celtic languages 0 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0
Welsh 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Germanic languages 2,875 885 1,995
Afrikaans 10 0 0
Danish 0 0 10
Dutch 265 80 185
Frisian 0 0 0
German 2,540 785 1,755
Icelandic 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 10
Swedish 10 0 10
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 45 25 20
Greek 70 0 75
Indo-Iranian languages 1,135 155 980
Indo-Aryan languages 950 125 825
Bengali 40 0 40
Gujarati 55 25 30
Hindi 145 10 135
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0
Nepali 30 15 20
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 540 45 495
Sindhi 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
Urdu 140 20 120
Iranian languages 185 30 155
Kurdish 25 15 10
Pashto 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 150 15 140
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 2,685 190 2,495
Catalan 10 0 10
Italian 55 0 55
Portuguese 1,150 80 1,075
Romanian 300 20 275
Spanish 1,170 90 1,085
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 25 0 20
Japanese 115 10 110
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Korean 210 95 115
Mongolic languages 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 20 0 20
Akan (Twi) 0 0 10
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 0 0 0
Swahili 0 0 0
Wolof 0 0 0
Yoruba 0 0 10
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 10 0 10
Nilo-Saharan languages 20 0 20
Dinka 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 20 0 20
Sign languages 240 25 215
American Sign Language 135 15 120
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 105 0 100
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,405 335 1,065
Chinese languages 1,380 330 1,050
Cantonese 235 50 180
Hakka 10 0 0
Mandarin 1,050 250 800
Min Dong 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 110 30 75
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 25 0 20
Burmese 0 0 0
Karenic languages 10 0 10
Tibetan 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 15 10 0
Tai-Kadai languages 95 10 90
Lao 75 0 70
Thai 25 0 20
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
Turkic languages 35 0 30
Azerbaijani 0 0 0
Turkish 35 0 30
Uyghur 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Uralic languages 65 10 55
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0
Hungarian 60 10 55
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 10 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

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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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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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016095.

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