Data tables, 2016 Census

Mother Tongue (8), Language Spoken Most Often at Home (187), Other Language Spoken Regularly at Home (9), Generation Status (6), Age (8B) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details mother tongue , language spoken most often at home , other language spoken regularly at home , generation status , age and sex for the population in private households in Nunavut
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Language spoken most often at home (187) Mother tongue (8)
Total - Mother tongue English French Non-official language English and French English and non-official language French and non-official language English, French and non-official language
Total - Language spoken most often at homeFootnote 2 35,580 10,965 585 23,295 25 690 15 10
Single responses 34,970 10,890 570 22,880 20 585 10 10
Official languages 16,950 10,380 560 5,585 20 385 10 10
English 16,610 10,370 250 5,580 20 385 10 10
French 340 15 315 10 10 0 0 0
Non-official languages 18,020 515 0 17,295 0 200 0 0
Aboriginal languages 17,705 495 0 17,010 0 195 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 315 15 0 290 0 10 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages 30 0 0 30 0 0 0 0
Berber languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kabyle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bilen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages 30 0 0 25 0 0 0 0
Amharic 15 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Arabic 15 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vietnamese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 120 10 0 105 0 10 0 0
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cebuano 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malagasy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 115 15 0 95 0 10 0 0
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Creole languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Creole, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 15 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tamil 10 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 85 10 0 80 0 0 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Armenian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Balto-Slavic languages 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Baltic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latvian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belarusan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Polish 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russian 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serbian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Celtic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Welsh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic languages 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dutch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frisian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
German 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Icelandic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swedish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greek 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages 50 0 0 50 0 0 0 0
Indo-Aryan languages 45 0 0 45 0 0 0 0
Bengali 20 0 0 25 0 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hindi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sindhi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Urdu 15 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Iranian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 20 0 0 20 0 0 0 0
Catalan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portuguese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Romanian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spanish 20 0 0 20 0 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 15 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bamanankan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ewe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ganda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Igbo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shona 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swahili 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wolof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yoruba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages 30 10 0 25 0 0 0 0
American Sign Language 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 25 0 0 20 0 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 15 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
Chinese languages 15 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
Cantonese 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Min Dong 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Karenic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibetan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uyghur 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uralic languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungarian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple responses 610 70 20 415 10 100 0 0
English and French 20 0 10 10 0 0 0 0
English and non-official language 580 75 0 405 0 100 0 0
French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

For more information on generation status 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 Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

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-X2016196.

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