Data tables, 2016 Census

Aboriginal Language Spoken at Home (90), Single and Multiple Responses of Language Spoken at Home (3), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Residence by Aboriginal Geography (10) and Age (12) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details aboriginal language spoken at home , single and multiple responses of language spoken at home , registered or treaty indian status , residence by aboriginal geography and age for the population in private households in Canada
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Aboriginal language spoken at home (90) Single and multiple responses of language spoken at home (3)
Total - Single and multiple responses of language spoken at homeFootnote 3 Single response of language spoken at homeFootnote 4 Multiple responses of language spoken at homeFootnote 5
Total - Language spoken at homeFootnote 6 34,460,060 27,822,880 6,637,180
Official languages 32,179,065 25,644,075 6,534,985
English 25,694,865 19,650,025 6,044,840
French 8,028,310 5,994,055 2,034,255
Non-official languages 7,500,795 2,178,800 5,321,990
Aboriginal languages 225,190 54,595 170,590
Algonquian languages 150,995 32,300 118,695
Blackfoot 4,795 535 4,270
Cree-Montagnais languages 100,905 24,130 76,775
Atikamekw 6,335 2,710 3,625
Montagnais (Innu) 10,760 4,770 5,990
Moose Cree 150 0 150
Naskapi 1,365 660 705
Northern East Cree 385 15 370
Plains Cree 4,295 470 3,825
Southern East Cree 40 0 35
Swampy Cree 1,660 215 1,450
Woods Cree 2,130 240 1,890
Cree, n.o.s. 74,060 15,040 59,020
Eastern Algonquian languages 8,070 1,560 6,510
Malecite 485 35 450
Mi'kmaq 7,580 1,525 6,060
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 37,240 6,075 31,160
Algonquin 1,705 220 1,485
Ojibway 21,450 3,065 18,390
Oji-Cree 13,910 2,755 11,160
Ottawa (Odawa) 185 40 145
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 65 0 60
Athabaskan languages 19,650 3,400 16,250
Northern Athabaskan languages 19,605 3,400 16,210
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 140 10 125
Beaver 220 70 155
Carrier 1,285 105 1,175
Chilcotin 820 110 710
Dene 11,815 2,360 9,455
Dogrib (Tlicho) 2,105 265 1,840
Gwich'in 240 25 220
Sarsi (Sarcee) 130 0 130
Sekani 100 10 90
Slavey-Hare languages 2,150 420 1,730
North Slavey (Hare) 770 155 615
South Slavey 1,085 215 870
Slavey, n.o.s. 295 55 240
Tahltan languages 400 10 385
Kaska (Nahani) 240 0 235
Tahltan 155 0 155
Tutchone languages 220 10 210
Northern Tutchone 130 10 115
Southern Tutchone 95 0 95
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 45 10 45
Haida 310 10 300
Inuit languages 40,515 17,255 23,255
Inuinnaqtun 1,060 70 995
Inuktitut 38,830 17,125 21,700
Inuvialuktun 400 25 375
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 230 45 190
Iroquoian languages 1,820 145 1,675
Cayuga 55 0 55
Mohawk 1,570 140 1,435
Oneida 145 0 145
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 50 0 50
Kutenai 125 10 120
Michif 615 40 580
Salish languages 3,525 225 3,300
Comox 120 0 125
Halkomelem 595 30 560
Lillooet 510 20 485
Okanagan 525 60 465
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 770 60 715
Squamish 150 10 150
Straits 255 15 240
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 285 25 260
Salish languages, n.i.e. 310 10 305
Siouan languages 4,430 815 3,620
Dakota 1,060 85 975
Stoney 3,285 720 2,560
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 95 10 90
Tlingit 170 0 165
Tsimshian languages 1,880 265 1,620
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 955 205 745
Nisga'a 685 40 645
Tsimshian 240 15 230
Wakashan languages 880 65 805
Haisla 125 20 100
Heiltsuk 60 0 65
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 325 10 315
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 345 40 300
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 30 0 30
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 425 65 355
Non-Aboriginal languages 7,275,800 2,124,205 5,151,595

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the Census of Population.

For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

Residence on or off reserve refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is defined as 'on reserve' or 'off reserve.'

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the Census of Population.

For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 3

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 4

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

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Footnote 5

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

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Footnote 6

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-X2016158.

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