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 Division No. 11
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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 4 409,305 377,515 31,785
Official languages 407,145 375,455 31,690
English 405,965 374,315 31,650
French 14,550 1,135 13,410
Non-official languages 20,825 2,060 18,770
Aboriginal languages 575 15 560
Algonquian languages 530 10 520
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 230 15 220
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 10
Moose Cree 10 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 55 0 55
Woods Cree 10 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 160 10 150
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 305 0 300
Algonquin 10 0 0
Ojibway 210 0 205
Oji-Cree 95 0 95
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 10 0 0
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 0 10
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 10
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 25 0 25
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0
Inuktitut 20 0 25
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 10 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 10
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 10 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 20,255 2,045 18,210
Afro-Asiatic languages 970 165 800
Berber languages 0 0 0
Kabyle 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 105 25 80
Bilen 20 0 20
Oromo 25 0 25
Somali 60 25 35
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Semitic languages 855 140 715
Amharic 100 15 90
Arabic 410 55 355
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0
Harari 10 0 10
Hebrew 255 60 200
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 80 15 65
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 10 0 10
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 575 75 495
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 10
Vietnamese 570 75 490
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 7,215 75 7,140
Bikol 0 0 0
Cebuano 10 0 10
Fijian 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 0 0 0
Ilocano 20 0 25
Malagasy 0 0 0
Malay 10 10 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 10 0 10
Pangasinan 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 7,160 70 7,090
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. 10 0 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 10 0 10
Kannada 10 0 10
Malayalam 10 10 0
Tamil 10 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 6,950 740 6,215
Albanian 20 0 20
Armenian 10 0 10
Balto-Slavic languages 1,475 130 1,345
Baltic languages 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Slavic languages 1,475 130 1,345
Belarusan 0 0 0
Bosnian 35 0 35
Bulgarian 10 10 0
Croatian 10 0 10
Czech 10 0 10
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 265 10 255
Russian 635 105 525
Serbian 10 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 10 0 0
Slovak 10 0 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 10 0 10
Ukrainian 525 10 515
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 530 20 510
Afrikaans 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0
Dutch 15 0 15
Frisian 0 0 0
German 500 20 480
Icelandic 10 0 10
Norwegian 0 0 0
Swedish 10 0 10
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Greek 100 0 105
Indo-Iranian languages 3,000 430 2,570
Indo-Aryan languages 2,875 385 2,490
Bengali 30 15 15
Gujarati 20 0 10
Hindi 295 10 280
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0
Nepali 15 0 15
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 2,410 345 2,070
Sindhi 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 10 0 0
Urdu 130 0 125
Iranian languages 120 50 75
Kurdish 30 10 25
Pashto 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 95 35 50
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 1,840 155 1,675
Catalan 0 0 0
Italian 145 10 135
Portuguese 675 120 555
Romanian 10 0 10
Spanish 1,005 25 980
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Japanese 65 10 55
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Korean 705 200 510
Mongolic languages 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 115 15 105
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
Bamanankan 0 0 0
Edo 0 0 10
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) 0 0 10
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 10 10 0
Shona 0 0 0
Swahili 40 0 40
Wolof 0 0 0
Yoruba 25 0 25
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 15 0 10
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 10
Dinka 10 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Sign languages 630 90 540
American Sign Language 450 50 400
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 180 40 140
Sino-Tibetan languages 2,935 665 2,270
Chinese languages 2,840 665 2,175
Cantonese 1,365 415 950
Hakka 10 0 10
Mandarin 1,380 245 1,135
Min Dong 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 120 0 115
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 95 0 95
Burmese 25 0 30
Karenic languages 60 0 60
Tibetan 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 10 0 15
Tai-Kadai languages 110 20 95
Lao 60 15 45
Thai 60 10 55
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
Turkic languages 10 0 15
Azerbaijani 10 0 10
Turkish 0 0 10
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 0 0 0
Hungarian 0 0 10
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0

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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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