Census Profile, 2016 Census
Gatineau, Ville [Census subdivision], Quebec and Ottawa - Gatineau [Population centre], Ontario/Quebec

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Characteristic Gatineau, V
Quebec
[Census subdivision]
Ottawa - Gatineau
Ontario/Quebec
[Population centre]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Knowledge of official languagesThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Knowledge of official languages for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 15 273,265 133,040 140,230 977,440 474,150 503,290
English only 19,180 10,215 8,965 433,850 220,225 213,620
French only 77,415 34,310 43,105 79,305 34,555 44,755
English and French 174,885 87,715 87,170 450,720 213,930 236,785
Neither English nor French 1,785 795 990 13,565 5,445 8,125
First official language spokenThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - First official language spoken for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 16 273,270 133,040 140,225 977,435 474,150 503,290
English 40,925 20,905 20,015 614,885 303,700 311,180
French 221,635 106,885 114,750 322,135 152,060 170,080
English and French 9,000 4,490 4,510 27,205 13,120 14,085
Neither English nor French 1,710 760 955 13,215 5,265 7,950
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 45,420 23,155 22,270 628,485 158,620 177,120
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 16.6 17.4 15.9 64.3 33.5 35.2
Mother tongueThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Mother tongue for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 18 273,265 133,040 140,225 977,440 474,145 503,290
Single responses 265,275 129,115 136,155 941,140 456,745 484,395
Official languages 235,995 114,770 121,225 744,295 363,705 380,590
English 30,660 15,660 14,995 449,140 223,855 225,290
French 205,335 99,110 106,230 295,150 139,850 155,295
Non-official languages 29,275 14,350 14,925 196,850 93,045 103,805
Aboriginal languages 330 155 180 945 385 565
Algonquian languages 305 145 160 570 250 315
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 290 135 150 430 200 230
Atikamekw 5 5 5 5 5 5
Montagnais (Innu) 5 0 0 10 0 5
Moose Cree 0 0 0 5 0 0
Naskapi 5 5 0 10 5 5
Northern East Cree 40 10 25 60 25 35
Plains Cree 5 5 0 15 5 5
Southern East Cree 5 0 5 10 5 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 30 10 15
Woods Cree 5 5 5 5 0 5
Cree, n.o.s. 220 105 110 290 135 150
Eastern Algonquian languages 5 0 0 20 5 10
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 15 5 10
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 20 10 10 120 40 80
Algonquin 20 5 10 40 20 30
Ojibway 0 0 0 65 20 45
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 10 5 5
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 5 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 0
Athabaskan languages 5 0 5 5 5 5
Northern Athabaskan languages 5 0 0 10 0 5
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 5 0 5
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 0 0 5
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 5 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 15 5 10 325 110 215
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 5 5 5
Inuktitut 15 5 5 290 95 195
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 30 10 15
Iroquoian languages 5 5 5 30 10 20
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 20 10 15
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 5
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0 5 0 0
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 5 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 5 5 5 10 5 5
Non-Aboriginal languages 28,945 14,195 14,750 195,905 92,660 103,245
Afro-Asiatic languages 7,785 4,070 3,710 48,305 24,300 24,005
Berber languages 545 305 235 860 475 390
Kabyle 365 200 165 565 300 265
Berber languages, n.i.e. 180 110 70 295 170 125
Cushitic languages 285 140 150 6,685 2,900 3,785
Bilen 0 0 0 50 25 20
Oromo 10 5 5 210 115 95
Somali 275 130 140 6,325 2,715 3,615
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 95 40 55
Semitic languages 6,930 3,610 3,320 40,685 20,885 19,800
Amharic 60 25 35 1,385 650 735
Arabic 6,810 3,550 3,260 37,895 19,540 18,355
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 10 5 10 75 35 45
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 10 5 5
Harari 0 0 0 55 25 30
Hebrew 15 10 5 295 160 140
Maltese 0 0 0 25 5 15
Tigrigna 35 20 20 875 425 450
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 70 35 35
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 25 15 10 75 40 35
Austro-Asiatic languages 600 290 310 6,100 2,825 3,275
Khmer (Cambodian) 210 100 110 1,000 450 550
Vietnamese 390 185 200 5,085 2,370 2,720
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 5 5 0 5
Austronesian languages 320 85 235 7,245 2,610 4,635
Bikol 0 0 0 30 10 15
Cebuano 20 5 15 340 110 225
Fijian 0 0 0 5 0 5
Hiligaynon 0 0 0 105 35 70
Ilocano 10 5 5 540 210 330
Malagasy 55 25 30 105 50 55
Malay 30 5 25 360 145 220
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 20 10 15
Pangasinan 0 0 0 30 15 15
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 195 40 155 5,550 1,965 3,585
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 35 15 20
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 125 50 75
Creole languages 1,190 540 650 5,135 2,180 2,955
Haitian Creole 110 45 60 380 165 215
Creole, n.o.s. 1,060 485 580 4,570 1,930 2,640
Creole languages, n.i.e. 20 5 15 185 80 100
Dravidian languages 50 30 20 3,010 1,575 1,435
Kannada 0 0 0 165 90 80
Malayalam 0 0 0 555 290 265
Tamil 40 25 15 1,875 960 910
Telugu 5 0 0 395 220 175
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 20 10 5
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 0 5 0
Indo-European languages 13,295 6,460 6,835 84,250 40,095 44,155
Albanian 45 20 25 585 280 300
Armenian 55 25 30 455 225 230
Balto-Slavic languages 2,800 1,320 1,475 18,455 8,265 10,190
Baltic languages 20 15 5 375 160 215
Latvian 10 5 5 200 90 115
Lithuanian 10 5 0 175 70 100
Slavic languages 2,780 1,310 1,470 18,085 8,105 9,975
Belarusan 10 5 0 35 20 20
Bosnian 160 85 75 605 280 325
Bulgarian 210 105 105 915 430 485
Croatian 165 85 80 990 465 525
Czech 60 25 35 785 345 435
Macedonian 10 0 5 65 25 40
Polish 385 165 220 4,730 2,125 2,605
Russian 660 285 370 4,990 2,110 2,880
Serbian 565 300 265 2,060 1,015 1,050
Serbo-Croatian 355 175 180 800 395 405
Slovak 40 15 25 450 190 260
Slovene (Slovenian) 5 5 5 170 75 95
Ukrainian 145 60 90 1,445 595 845
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 35 20 15
Celtic languages 5 5 0 95 45 50
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 30 20 10
Welsh 5 5 0 45 15 30
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 15 10 5
Germanic languages 605 270 330 7,030 3,170 3,870
Afrikaans 5 5 0 110 50 55
Danish 15 10 5 230 105 125
Dutch 140 65 70 1,665 785 880
Frisian 0 0 0 30 15 15
German 395 165 225 4,375 1,910 2,470
Icelandic 0 0 5 15 10 5
Norwegian 10 5 5 115 50 65
Swedish 20 5 10 230 115 120
Vlaams (Flemish) 20 10 10 75 35 40
Yiddish 5 0 0 170 90 80
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 20 5 15
Greek 125 80 45 1,955 1,020 935
Indo-Iranian languages 1,030 545 480 23,440 11,880 11,560
Indo-Aryan languages 350 190 160 15,305 7,775 7,530
Bengali 85 45 35 2,980 1,490 1,495
Gujarati 10 10 5 1,175 610 555
Hindi 45 30 20 2,315 1,190 1,120
Kashmiri 0 0 0 10 5 5
Konkani 0 0 0 95 50 45
Marathi 5 5 5 240 120 120
Nepali 10 5 5 915 435 480
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 35 15 15
Punjabi (Panjabi) 65 35 35 3,140 1,625 1,515
Sindhi 5 0 0 225 105 120
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 20 5 10 710 355 360
Urdu 115 65 55 3,455 1,765 1,690
Iranian languages 670 350 315 8,050 4,050 4,000
Kurdish 75 50 30 675 360 310
Pashto 25 15 10 975 490 485
Persian (Farsi) 565 285 275 6,400 3,200 3,200
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 90 55 30
Italic (Romance) languages 8,635 4,185 4,445 32,240 15,210 17,030
Catalan 5 5 5 30 15 15
Italian 385 220 165 8,160 4,035 4,125
Portuguese 2,555 1,260 1,300 6,100 2,910 3,185
Romanian 975 470 510 2,925 1,360 1,570
Spanish 4,710 2,235 2,480 15,000 6,870 8,130
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 25 15 5
Japanese 105 30 75 950 285 660
Kartvelian languages 5 5 0 35 15 20
Georgian 5 0 0 35 15 20
Korean 125 50 80 1,845 770 1,070
Mongolic languages 5 5 5 35 15 15
Mongolian 5 0 5 40 20 20
Niger-Congo languages 3,120 1,540 1,575 8,085 3,715 4,370
Akan (Twi) 30 10 20 335 165 170
Bamanankan 70 35 35 145 60 75
Edo 5 5 0 40 25 15
Ewe 90 50 40 165 75 90
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 160 85 75 245 125 125
Ga 0 0 0 45 25 20
Ganda 15 5 10 130 60 70
Igbo 20 10 5 190 100 90
Lingala 185 95 90 490 205 285
Rundi (Kirundi) 655 310 340 1,435 655 785
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 495 225 280 1,130 445 685
Shona 5 5 5 100 35 65
Swahili 480 235 235 1,520 700 825
Wolof 195 100 100 265 125 140
Yoruba 25 15 15 235 120 115
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 680 355 325 1,625 805 820
Nilo-Saharan languages 30 15 20 335 150 180
Dinka 0 0 0 85 40 40
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 35 10 20 250 105 140
Sign languages 50 20 30 220 95 125
American Sign Language 10 5 10 70 20 45
Quebec Sign Language 20 5 15 30 10 15
Sign languages, n.i.e 20 5 10 120 60 60
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,785 820 965 26,395 12,185 14,215
Chinese languages 1,775 820 955 25,590 11,790 13,795
Cantonese 285 130 150 8,650 4,025 4,625
Hakka 0 0 0 130 50 80
Mandarin 1,350 625 720 14,845 6,815 8,030
Min Dong 0 0 0 35 15 20
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 50 25 25 605 255 345
Wu (Shanghainese) 10 0 10 340 150 190
Chinese, n.o.s. 80 35 45 960 470 495
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 15 10 5
Tibeto-Burman languages 10 5 10 815 395 420
Burmese 10 0 10 235 115 115
Karenic languages 0 0 0 320 160 165
Tibetan 0 0 0 90 50 40
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 160 70 90
Tai-Kadai languages 160 65 95 635 215 415
Lao 115 50 60 305 140 170
Thai 50 10 35 330 80 250
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 5 0 0
Turkic languages 120 65 55 1,405 715 690
Azerbaijani 5 0 0 95 60 40
Turkish 90 55 35 1,165 595 570
Uyghur 10 0 5 15 5 10
Uzbek 15 5 5 80 35 45
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 50 25 25
Uralic languages 145 80 65 1,730 795 930
Estonian 0 0 5 135 55 75
Finnish 15 10 10 245 90 155
Hungarian 125 70 55 1,350 655 700
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 55 25 30 185 105 85
Multiple responses 7,995 3,920 4,070 36,295 17,405 18,895
English and French 4,635 2,265 2,370 14,550 6,970 7,575
English and non-official language 675 335 350 13,430 6,540 6,890
French and non-official language 2,100 1,030 1,070 5,660 2,635 3,020
English, French and non-official language 580 300 280 2,655 1,255 1,400
Language spoken most often at homeThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Language spoken most often at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 19 273,265 133,040 140,230 977,440 474,150 503,290
Single responses 261,100 127,230 133,870 916,425 445,340 471,085
Official languages 245,705 119,730 125,980 817,415 398,620 418,800
English 38,255 19,650 18,605 553,945 273,975 279,970
French 207,450 100,080 107,375 263,475 124,640 138,830
Non-official languages 15,390 7,500 7,890 99,010 46,720 52,285
Aboriginal languages 185 95 95 395 180 215
Algonquian languages 190 95 95 260 125 135
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 190 90 100 245 120 125
Atikamekw 5 5 5 0 5 5
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 5 0 0
Moose Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 5 5 0
Northern East Cree 20 5 10 25 10 20
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 5 5 5 5 0 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 5 0 5
Woods Cree 5 0 5 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 155 85 80 185 95 90
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 5 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 15 10 5
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 15 5 10
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 0 0 0 130 55 80
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 115 50 70
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 15 5 10
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0 5
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 5 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 15,200 7,405 7,795 98,610 46,540 52,075
Afro-Asiatic languages 4,245 2,130 2,115 27,020 13,045 13,970
Berber languages 250 135 120 435 220 210
Kabyle 200 105 90 345 175 170
Berber languages, n.i.e. 55 25 25 90 45 40
Cushitic languages 145 70 75 3,880 1,600 2,280
Bilen 0 0 0 30 10 15
Oromo 0 0 0 125 65 60
Somali 145 70 75 3,675 1,500 2,170
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 60 20 35
Semitic languages 3,845 1,920 1,925 22,685 11,210 11,475
Amharic 25 10 15 805 380 425
Arabic 3,795 1,895 1,895 21,280 10,540 10,735
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 30 10 20
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0 15 10 10
Hebrew 10 10 0 110 65 50
Maltese 0 0 0 5 0 0
Tigrigna 10 5 5 410 190 220
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 25 15 10
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 15 10 5
Austro-Asiatic languages 375 185 185 3,685 1,710 1,975
Khmer (Cambodian) 125 65 60 470 215 255
Vietnamese 250 120 125 3,210 1,490 1,715
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 5 5 5
Austronesian languages 55 25 35 3,145 1,320 1,830
Bikol 0 0 0 5 0 0
Cebuano 0 0 0 115 50 70
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 0 0 0 45 15 30
Ilocano 0 0 0 220 100 115
Malagasy 10 5 5 20 10 10
Malay 5 5 5 105 45 60
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 5 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0 10 5 5
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 35 15 20 2,580 1,070 1,520
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 5 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 40 20 25
Creole languages 380 165 220 2,130 875 1,255
Haitian Creole 45 20 30 195 85 115
Creole, n.o.s. 330 145 190 1,870 765 1,105
Creole languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 60 25 35
Dravidian languages 30 20 15 1,485 740 745
Kannada 0 0 0 50 30 20
Malayalam 0 0 0 245 125 120
Tamil 25 20 10 1,025 495 530
Telugu 0 0 5 160 90 70
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 5
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 7,615 3,690 3,925 38,280 18,160 20,115
Albanian 20 10 10 270 125 145
Armenian 45 20 25 220 100 120
Balto-Slavic languages 1,820 875 945 8,495 3,965 4,535
Baltic languages 0 0 0 80 35 50
Latvian 0 0 0 45 20 25
Lithuanian 0 0 0 40 20 20
Slavic languages 1,815 875 945 8,415 3,930 4,485
Belarusan 10 5 5 20 10 10
Bosnian 120 60 60 345 170 175
Bulgarian 155 70 85 485 230 260
Croatian 100 40 55 375 170 205
Czech 15 5 10 180 85 100
Macedonian 5 5 5 20 10 10
Polish 140 60 80 1,695 765 925
Russian 455 205 255 2,875 1,295 1,580
Serbian 475 250 220 1,355 690 665
Serbo-Croatian 260 135 125 440 220 215
Slovak 15 5 10 145 70 80
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0 20 10 5
Ukrainian 65 25 35 455 205 250
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 10 5 5
Celtic languages 0 0 0 10 5 5
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 5 5 5
Welsh 0 0 0 5 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic languages 100 40 60 785 350 435
Afrikaans 0 0 0 20 10 15
Danish 5 0 5 10 5 10
Dutch 20 5 15 125 60 65
Frisian 0 0 0 0 0 0
German 60 30 35 545 235 310
Icelandic 5 0 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 5 10 5 5
Swedish 15 5 5 50 30 20
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yiddish 0 0 0 15 5 5
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greek 35 15 15 605 290 320
Indo-Iranian languages 585 295 285 12,835 6,315 6,520
Indo-Aryan languages 175 90 85 8,090 4,045 4,050
Bengali 40 20 20 1,775 860 910
Gujarati 5 5 0 490 255 235
Hindi 25 10 15 1,055 545 515
Kashmiri 0 0 0 5 5 5
Konkani 0 0 0 30 15 20
Marathi 5 0 0 100 40 55
Nepali 0 5 0 730 360 370
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 10 5 5
Punjabi (Panjabi) 30 20 10 1,775 900 875
Sindhi 0 0 0 50 20 30
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 15 10 10 350 170 180
Urdu 65 35 30 1,710 860 845
Iranian languages 400 200 205 4,725 2,260 2,465
Kurdish 60 35 30 400 210 190
Pashto 15 5 5 605 295 310
Persian (Farsi) 325 155 170 3,710 1,745 1,960
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 25 15 15
Italic (Romance) languages 5,010 2,430 2,580 15,045 7,005 8,045
Catalan 0 0 0 15 5 10
Italian 55 30 20 2,375 1,065 1,310
Portuguese 1,140 555 585 2,705 1,275 1,425
Romanian 635 305 330 1,535 735 805
Spanish 3,180 1,540 1,640 8,410 3,920 4,485
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 5 5 5
Japanese 45 15 30 370 125 240
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 10 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0 10 0 5
Korean 75 40 35 1,005 455 545
Mongolic languages 0 0 5 20 15 5
Mongolian 5 0 0 20 10 5
Niger-Congo languages 795 375 425 2,195 1,000 1,205
Akan (Twi) 5 0 5 120 55 65
Bamanankan 15 10 5 30 10 15
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ewe 10 5 5 30 15 20
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 35 15 15 60 30 30
Ga 0 0 0 10 0 5
Ganda 5 0 5 30 15 15
Igbo 5 5 0 60 30 25
Lingala 45 20 20 110 40 70
Rundi (Kirundi) 220 105 115 460 225 235
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 105 45 60 330 130 205
Shona 5 0 0 20 15 10
Swahili 175 85 95 545 250 290
Wolof 70 35 35 100 45 50
Yoruba 5 0 5 55 30 30
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 100 50 55 245 115 135
Nilo-Saharan languages 10 5 5 90 40 50
Dinka 0 0 0 30 15 10
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 10 5 10 60 25 40
Sign languages 65 35 30 295 150 150
American Sign Language 10 5 5 90 40 55
Quebec Sign Language 25 10 10 35 15 15
Sign languages, n.i.e 30 15 15 170 95 80
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,325 650 675 17,455 8,230 9,225
Chinese languages 1,320 645 675 16,880 7,955 8,925
Cantonese 140 70 70 5,015 2,300 2,715
Hakka 0 0 0 50 15 30
Mandarin 1,105 550 555 10,840 5,165 5,675
Min Dong 0 0 0 15 5 10
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 20 5 15 225 90 135
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0 175 90 90
Chinese, n.o.s. 55 25 30 565 290 270
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 575 275 300
Burmese 5 5 0 150 70 80
Karenic languages 0 0 0 250 120 130
Tibetan 0 0 0 70 35 35
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 105 45 55
Tai-Kadai languages 65 30 35 245 100 145
Lao 60 25 30 155 70 85
Thai 5 0 5 90 25 60
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages 65 30 35 730 345 380
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 35 20 20
Turkish 50 25 25 625 295 325
Uyghur 5 0 5 10 0 5
Uzbek 5 5 5 45 20 25
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 20 15 5
Uralic languages 45 20 25 425 195 230
Estonian 0 0 0 20 5 10
Finnish 0 0 0 30 15 15
Hungarian 40 20 20 375 180 200
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 15 10 5 45 30 15
Multiple responses 12,165 5,810 6,360 61,010 28,810 32,200
English and French 5,470 2,605 2,865 16,010 7,470 8,535
English and non-official language 1,550 760 790 32,570 15,695 16,880
French and non-official language 3,635 1,705 1,930 6,725 2,995 3,735
English, French and non-official language 1,515 745 775 5,705 2,650 3,050
Other language spoken regularly at homeThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Other language(s) spoken regularly at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 20 273,265 133,035 140,225 977,440 474,150 503,290
None 207,030 100,505 106,520 731,705 358,115 373,590
English 36,730 18,000 18,730 102,760 49,000 53,760
French 16,230 8,035 8,190 65,100 30,440 34,660
Non-official language 10,125 4,930 5,195 66,960 31,505 35,455
Aboriginal 140 65 75 505 195 310
Non-Aboriginal 9,985 4,865 5,115 66,450 31,305 35,140
English and French 1,285 640 650 3,580 1,710 1,870
English and non-official language 1,205 600 605 3,370 1,620 1,750
French and non-official language 635 310 325 3,870 1,710 2,160
English, French and non-official language 25 15 10 100 50 50
Knowledge of languagesThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 44 271,845 132,535 139,315 970,805 471,195 499,610
Official languages 270,095 131,770 138,330 957,265 465,840 491,430
English 193,375 97,415 95,965 878,805 431,505 447,295
French 250,980 121,540 129,440 527,240 247,165 280,080
Non-official languages 48,460 23,450 25,005 282,135 132,755 149,375
Aboriginal languages 460 175 285 1,550 570 980
Algonquian languages 435 165 270 905 350 560
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 10
Cree-Montagnais languages 355 130 235 565 210 350
Atikamekw 10 10 10 10 0 10
Montagnais (Innu) 15 0 10 15 10 15
Moose Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 20 10 10
Northern East Cree 55 20 30 80 40 45
Plains Cree 0 0 0 10 0 0
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 10 0 0 60 15 40
Woods Cree 0 0 0 20 15 10
Cree, n.o.s. 280 90 185 355 125 230
Eastern Algonquian languages 30 20 10 50 30 25
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 30 20 10 50 30 25
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 45 20 30 300 115 190
Algonquin 35 10 25 80 30 50
Ojibway 10 10 0 205 75 130
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 10 0 10
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 10 0 0 15 0 15
Northern Athabaskan languages 10 0 10 15 0 15
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0 0 10
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 10 10 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 0 0 10
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 10 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 15 10 10 575 210 365
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 10 0 10
Inuktitut 15 10 10 525 195 325
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 45 15 30
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 55 15 40
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 55 15 40
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 10 10 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 10 0 10
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 10 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 10 10 0
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 48,015 23,280 24,735 280,655 132,215 148,440
Afro-Asiatic languages 10,965 5,735 5,230 67,235 33,920 33,315
Berber languages 785 440 345 1,205 655 550
Kabyle 495 245 250 795 400 395
Berber languages, n.i.e. 295 195 95 420 260 160
Cushitic languages 380 180 195 9,305 4,175 5,130
Bilen 0 0 0 90 50 35
Oromo 15 10 0 375 170 205
Somali 360 165 195 8,780 3,910 4,875
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 10 0 135 55 80
Semitic languages 10,215 5,360 4,850 58,050 29,785 28,275
Amharic 155 70 85 1,965 945 1,020
Arabic 9,985 5,265 4,720 53,930 27,805 26,120
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 15 0 15 80 20 55
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0 25 15 10
Hebrew 55 35 25 1,510 810 705
Maltese 10 0 0 45 15 30
Tigrigna 50 20 25 1,130 475 660
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 240 155 85
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 70 45 25 185 95 95
Austro-Asiatic languages 850 415 430 7,830 3,750 4,080
Khmer (Cambodian) 255 135 125 1,305 595 705
Vietnamese 600 290 310 6,555 3,175 3,380
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 0
Austronesian languages 550 180 360 9,610 3,585 6,025
Bikol 0 0 0 30 10 20
Cebuano 15 0 15 475 170 300
Fijian 0 0 0 10 0 10
Hiligaynon 20 15 0 170 65 105
Ilocano 10 10 0 655 275 380
Malagasy 100 50 50 200 100 100
Malay 70 25 50 585 260 330
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 60 20 40
Pangasinan 0 0 0 55 25 25
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 350 100 250 8,490 3,090 5,395
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 30 10 25
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 105 50 55
Creole languages 2,820 1,335 1,485 11,515 4,945 6,575
Haitian Creole 225 115 110 645 265 385
Creole, n.o.s. 2,535 1,195 1,340 10,290 4,410 5,870
Creole languages, n.i.e. 60 25 35 625 280 350
Dravidian languages 70 40 35 4,045 2,070 1,975
Kannada 0 0 0 340 175 165
Malayalam 10 0 0 755 350 405
Tamil 50 30 25 2,560 1,315 1,250
Telugu 10 10 10 680 375 305
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 30 20 10
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 10 0 0
Indo-European languages 25,080 11,850 13,225 133,455 62,655 70,800
Albanian 75 40 30 695 315 375
Armenian 80 40 35 660 340 315
Balto-Slavic languages 3,690 1,845 1,845 22,790 10,515 12,270
Baltic languages 25 15 10 455 200 260
Latvian 25 15 10 250 95 155
Lithuanian 0 0 0 205 100 105
Slavic languages 3,675 1,835 1,845 22,415 10,355 12,070
Belarusan 35 10 25 130 55 80
Bosnian 240 125 115 955 435 525
Bulgarian 215 110 110 1,095 515 585
Croatian 260 120 140 1,765 830 930
Czech 50 15 35 1,130 510 625
Macedonian 20 15 10 120 45 75
Polish 415 195 215 5,500 2,525 2,980
Russian 1,400 705 695 8,220 3,825 4,395
Serbian 685 355 335 2,450 1,190 1,260
Serbo-Croatian 420 235 185 845 455 390
Slovak 90 30 65 760 315 450
Slovene (Slovenian) 20 15 0 225 110 115
Ukrainian 295 125 170 2,115 865 1,250
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 50 15 30
Celtic languages 25 15 10 335 160 175
Scottish Gaelic 20 10 15 135 60 70
Welsh 0 0 0 70 35 40
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 130 65 60
Germanic languages 1,710 905 800 15,070 7,215 7,855
Afrikaans 15 10 10 320 165 155
Danish 40 30 10 375 200 180
Dutch 230 120 105 2,265 1,065 1,200
Frisian 10 0 0 40 10 30
German 1,370 745 630 11,300 5,420 5,880
Icelandic 10 10 10 55 25 30
Norwegian 20 10 10 275 125 155
Swedish 35 20 15 530 260 270
Vlaams (Flemish) 40 10 30 110 50 65
Yiddish 0 0 0 345 180 160
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 15 10 10 35 15 20
Greek 205 135 70 2,950 1,495 1,450
Indo-Iranian languages 1,300 635 665 30,895 15,755 15,140
Indo-Aryan languages 530 210 320 21,920 11,215 10,710
Bengali 70 30 35 3,835 1,985 1,855
Gujarati 20 10 0 1,820 990 830
Hindi 165 80 95 8,675 4,565 4,110
Kashmiri 0 0 0 0 10 0
Konkani 0 0 0 100 55 45
Marathi 0 0 0 420 220 205
Nepali 15 10 0 1,280 650 630
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 60 30 30
Punjabi (Panjabi) 155 70 85 5,245 2,740 2,505
Sindhi 10 0 0 395 175 220
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 15 10 10 865 400 465
Urdu 275 100 170 6,095 3,030 3,065
Iranian languages 810 440 370 9,485 4,820 4,665
Kurdish 140 100 40 810 450 355
Pashto 25 15 10 1,275 670 605
Persian (Farsi) 715 370 345 8,130 4,095 4,035
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 185 105 80
Italic (Romance) languages 18,980 8,755 10,225 65,715 29,605 36,110
Catalan 20 10 0 90 45 45
Italian 1,565 840 720 15,035 7,205 7,830
Portuguese 3,365 1,585 1,785 8,500 4,155 4,340
Romanian 1,245 635 605 3,370 1,630 1,745
Spanish 13,880 6,225 7,660 42,570 18,380 24,185
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 15 10 10 105 65 35
Japanese 240 140 100 2,420 1,165 1,250
Kartvelian languages 0 10 0 50 25 20
Georgian 10 10 0 45 20 20
Korean 210 95 115 2,370 1,020 1,350
Mongolic languages 15 0 10 55 25 25
Mongolian 15 10 10 50 25 25
Niger-Congo languages 5,740 2,865 2,880 15,390 7,110 8,280
Akan (Twi) 65 30 40 615 320 295
Bamanankan 220 95 125 370 165 205
Edo 20 10 10 115 50 65
Ewe 165 100 65 355 185 175
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 270 140 135 415 195 225
Ga 20 10 15 140 75 65
Ganda 15 0 10 205 70 140
Igbo 30 20 10 320 185 135
Lingala 740 350 385 2,355 1,025 1,325
Rundi (Kirundi) 970 480 495 2,415 1,065 1,350
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 835 415 425 1,790 765 1,025
Shona 20 15 10 165 60 100
Swahili 1,295 700 595 4,080 1,885 2,190
Wolof 500 225 270 685 320 355
Yoruba 155 85 65 825 445 380
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 1,635 840 795 3,660 1,780 1,880
Nilo-Saharan languages 55 25 30 380 165 215
Dinka 0 0 0 185 85 105
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 60 30 30 190 80 110
Sign languages 345 140 210 1,560 600 960
American Sign Language 105 40 70 785 250 530
Quebec Sign Language 125 50 75 180 60 125
Sign languages, n.i.e. 155 65 85 665 315 350
Sino-Tibetan languages 2,170 1,090 1,080 30,150 14,220 15,930
Chinese languages 2,165 1,090 1,070 29,275 13,805 15,470
Cantonese 365 200 165 10,780 5,130 5,650
Hakka 0 0 0 205 90 110
Mandarin 1,755 860 885 19,885 9,145 10,740
Min Dong 0 0 0 30 15 20
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 75 40 35 860 375 485
Wu (Shanghainese) 15 0 10 335 150 190
Chinese, n.o.s. 115 55 55 915 495 425
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 25 0 15
Tibeto-Burman languages 10 0 10 910 430 475
Burmese 10 0 10 300 140 165
Karenic languages 0 0 0 370 185 180
Tibetan 0 0 0 50 30 20
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 345 145 200
Tai-Kadai languages 200 95 105 895 365 530
Lao 125 55 65 355 155 200
Thai 100 55 55 595 230 365
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages 325 180 145 2,145 1,055 1,090
Azerbaijani 25 15 10 140 85 55
Turkish 250 140 105 1,760 865 885
Uyghur 0 0 0 45 25 15
Uzbek 35 20 20 120 40 75
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 25 10 15 145 70 75
Uralic languages 165 80 80 2,095 955 1,140
Estonian 0 0 0 180 75 105
Finnish 20 10 15 330 140 190
Hungarian 140 75 65 1,590 745 845
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 175 80 95 530 315 220

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Gatineau, V [Census subdivision], Quebec and Ottawa - Gatineau [Population centre], Ontario/Quebec (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed May 20, 2022).

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