Census Profile, 2016 Census
Coquitlam, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Greater Vancouver, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia

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Characteristic Coquitlam, CY
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
Greater Vancouver, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
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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 15 138,330 67,900 70,435 2,440,145 1,191,670 1,248,470
English only 122,745 61,225 61,510 2,130,565 1,058,310 1,072,260
French only 60 25 35 1,110 530 580
English and French 8,710 3,810 4,895 172,140 76,650 95,500
Neither English nor French 6,830 2,840 3,995 136,320 56,185 80,135
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 16 138,335 67,900 70,435 2,440,145 1,191,670 1,248,470
English 129,250 64,035 65,215 2,265,310 1,116,840 1,148,470
French 1,320 630 690 25,710 12,825 12,875
English and French 1,030 450 580 14,470 6,635 7,835
Neither English nor French 6,735 2,785 3,945 134,655 55,370 79,285
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 1,835 850 985 32,940 16,145 16,795
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3
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 18 138,335 67,900 70,435 2,440,145 1,191,675 1,248,470
Single responses 133,980 65,790 68,185 2,361,890 1,153,910 1,207,980
Official languages 71,150 36,065 35,085 1,341,640 678,670 662,970
English 69,830 35,450 34,380 1,316,640 666,170 650,470
French 1,320 615 705 25,005 12,505 12,500
Non-official languages 62,830 29,730 33,100 1,020,250 475,240 545,015
Aboriginal languages 20 10 15 860 390 470
Algonquian languages 10 0 10 315 135 180
Blackfoot 0 0 5 25 0 20
Cree-Montagnais languages 10 0 5 220 105 115
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moose Cree 0 0 0 5 5 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 40 15 25
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 15 10 5
Woods Cree 0 0 0 20 15 10
Cree, n.o.s. 5 0 0 145 70 80
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 5
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 5 0 5 70 25 40
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 5 0 0 65 25 35
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 5 0 5
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 5 0 0 105 50 55
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 0 5 105 45 55
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 5 0 5
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0 40 15 20
Chilcotin 0 0 0 25 15 10
Dene 0 0 0 20 5 10
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 10 5 5
Sarsi (Sarcee) 5 0 0 0 0 5
Sekani 0 0 0 0 5 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 5
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 5 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 5 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 5 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 5 0 5
Haida 0 0 0 10 10 5
Inuit languages 0 0 0 20 5 15
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 5 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 15 5 10
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 5 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 5 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 5 5 0
Michif 0 0 0 10 0 5
Salish languages 0 0 0 140 65 70
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 35 25 15
Lillooet 0 0 0 10 5 5
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 10 5 0
Squamish 0 0 0 20 5 10
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 40 20 25
Siouan languages 0 0 0 25 10 10
Dakota 0 0 0 20 5 15
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 5 0 5
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 95 45 55
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 45 20 25
Nisga'a 0 0 0 25 15 15
Tsimshian 0 0 0 25 10 15
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 55 25 35
Haisla 0 0 0 10 5 5
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 15 5 10
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 10 5 5
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 5 5 0 75 35 35
Non-Aboriginal languages 62,805 29,725 33,080 1,019,395 474,850 544,545
Afro-Asiatic languages 1,235 645 595 20,725 11,005 9,715
Berber languages 0 0 5 95 55 35
Kabyle 0 0 0 35 20 10
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 60 40 25
Cushitic languages 10 5 5 1,355 675 680
Bilen 0 0 0 5 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 165 95 75
Somali 10 5 5 1,170 570 595
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 5
Semitic languages 1,225 640 585 19,225 10,245 8,980
Amharic 25 10 10 1,140 560 585
Arabic 1,110 580 530 14,320 7,720 6,600
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 15 5 5 630 305 325
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 440 240 195
Harari 0 0 0 25 10 15
Hebrew 30 25 10 1,770 960 805
Maltese 20 5 15 80 40 40
Tigrigna 25 5 10 695 340 355
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 135 70 60
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 45 25 15
Austro-Asiatic languages 655 290 365 24,195 11,070 13,125
Khmer (Cambodian) 20 10 15 1,210 555 655
Vietnamese 635 285 350 22,950 10,500 12,450
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 35 15 20
Austronesian languages 3,510 1,425 2,085 82,025 33,570 48,460
Bikol 10 0 5 310 140 170
Cebuano 125 50 75 3,210 1,285 1,925
Fijian 15 5 5 395 190 200
Hiligaynon 75 30 45 1,280 485 795
Ilocano 120 50 70 4,605 1,820 2,790
Malagasy 0 0 0 15 0 10
Malay 420 195 220 3,480 1,545 1,930
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 15 5 10 635 290 345
Pangasinan 10 5 5 265 115 150
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 2,705 1,075 1,630 66,825 27,275 39,555
Waray-Waray 10 0 5 180 70 110
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 20 5 15 830 360 470
Creole languages 30 15 10 610 310 300
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 25 15 5
Creole, n.o.s. 20 10 10 370 175 185
Creole languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 225 120 105
Dravidian languages 190 95 100 6,210 3,290 2,925
Kannada 5 5 5 225 115 110
Malayalam 55 25 30 1,750 905 845
Tamil 95 45 50 3,275 1,700 1,580
Telugu 35 10 20 920 550 370
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 40 15 25
Hmong-Mien languages 0 5 0 130 70 60
Indo-European languages 22,690 11,115 11,575 416,565 203,240 213,325
Albanian 50 25 20 1,090 560 530
Armenian 70 35 30 1,060 525 540
Balto-Slavic languages 5,030 2,420 2,615 57,625 26,950 30,675
Baltic languages 45 25 20 645 280 370
Latvian 25 10 10 320 145 175
Lithuanian 25 15 10 325 130 200
Slavic languages 4,985 2,395 2,595 56,975 26,675 30,305
Belarusan 5 0 0 60 30 30
Bosnian 100 55 50 1,155 580 575
Bulgarian 195 100 100 1,725 805 915
Croatian 520 260 265 5,465 2,645 2,820
Czech 210 105 105 3,565 1,705 1,865
Macedonian 20 10 10 250 120 135
Polish 1,100 530 565 12,040 5,650 6,390
Russian 1,870 885 985 18,175 8,270 9,905
Serbian 355 185 170 6,300 3,220 3,085
Serbo-Croatian 55 30 20 1,145 545 600
Slovak 205 85 120 2,390 1,060 1,335
Slovene (Slovenian) 35 15 20 545 250 290
Ukrainian 290 125 170 3,990 1,705 2,285
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 20 10 10 180 90 90
Celtic languages 10 0 5 315 170 145
Scottish Gaelic 5 0 5 125 65 60
Welsh 5 5 0 120 65 55
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 65 40 25
Germanic languages 1,575 770 810 37,830 18,000 19,825
Afrikaans 80 40 45 1,435 730 705
Danish 115 55 60 2,065 1,020 1,050
Dutch 285 140 140 7,455 3,595 3,860
Frisian 5 0 0 80 30 50
German 1,005 495 510 24,055 11,340 12,720
Icelandic 5 5 5 155 70 80
Norwegian 30 15 15 835 410 430
Swedish 50 20 25 1,290 570 720
Vlaams (Flemish) 5 0 0 200 105 95
Yiddish 0 5 5 220 115 110
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 25 20 15
Greek 205 115 85 4,885 2,515 2,365
Indo-Iranian languages 10,260 5,100 5,165 242,400 119,930 122,465
Indo-Aryan languages 2,890 1,405 1,490 198,075 97,680 100,395
Bengali 50 30 20 2,680 1,395 1,290
Gujarati 385 175 205 6,280 2,955 3,325
Hindi 545 260 280 24,220 11,580 12,640
Kashmiri 0 5 0 40 25 15
Konkani 15 10 10 225 110 110
Marathi 65 35 25 535 280 255
Nepali 125 65 65 920 485 430
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 65 35 30
Punjabi (Panjabi) 1,175 555 615 151,205 74,820 76,385
Sindhi 115 55 60 1,580 725 850
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 115 55 60 1,455 730 725
Urdu 310 155 150 8,875 4,535 4,340
Iranian languages 7,350 3,685 3,665 43,985 22,075 21,910
Kurdish 240 120 120 1,650 875 780
Pashto 60 30 30 1,070 570 500
Persian (Farsi) 7,050 3,535 3,515 41,265 20,635 20,630
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 20 10 5 340 180 160
Italic (Romance) languages 5,490 2,650 2,840 71,375 34,590 36,785
Catalan 5 5 5 125 65 55
Italian 1,335 695 645 15,450 7,735 7,710
Portuguese 630 295 340 11,950 5,655 6,295
Romanian 1,125 565 565 7,175 3,480 3,690
Spanish 2,395 1,105 1,290 36,625 17,615 19,005
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 60 40 25
Japanese 765 270 490 16,900 5,750 11,150
Kartvelian languages 5 5 0 65 40 25
Georgian 0 5 5 65 40 25
Korean 8,565 4,045 4,525 45,990 20,680 25,310
Mongolic languages 40 20 25 340 145 200
Mongolian 40 20 25 340 145 195
Niger-Congo languages 130 55 80 2,645 1,335 1,315
Akan (Twi) 25 10 15 405 220 180
Bamanankan 0 0 0 10 10 5
Edo 5 5 5 80 45 30
Ewe 5 0 0 60 30 25
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 20 10 5
Ga 5 5 5 35 15 15
Ganda 5 5 0 65 35 30
Igbo 15 5 5 160 90 65
Lingala 0 0 0 55 25 30
Rundi (Kirundi) 5 5 5 100 40 55
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 5 5 0 105 45 55
Shona 10 5 10 150 70 85
Swahili 25 5 20 585 285 295
Wolof 0 0 0 30 10 20
Yoruba 5 5 5 190 110 80
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 20 10 10 610 280 325
Nilo-Saharan languages 10 5 5 265 135 135
Dinka 5 0 0 80 50 30
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 190 85 100
Sign languages 35 15 15 620 330 295
American Sign Language 15 5 10 265 125 135
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 15 10 10 360 200 155
Sino-Tibetan languages 23,805 11,200 12,605 387,640 177,135 210,505
Chinese languages 23,740 11,175 12,570 385,355 175,990 209,365
Cantonese 8,890 4,250 4,640 184,365 85,070 99,300
Hakka 170 80 90 2,180 950 1,230
Mandarin 13,360 6,240 7,120 174,920 79,280 95,635
Min Dong 5 0 0 220 105 115
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 670 305 370 10,655 4,755 5,900
Wu (Shanghainese) 255 115 140 4,330 1,905 2,425
Chinese, n.o.s. 380 175 205 8,485 3,840 4,645
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 10 5 10 195 80 110
Tibeto-Burman languages 65 25 35 2,285 1,150 1,140
Burmese 40 15 20 1,035 530 510
Karenic languages 0 0 0 770 370 400
Tibetan 15 5 10 260 135 125
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 15 5 5 220 115 105
Tai-Kadai languages 115 40 80 2,750 980 1,770
Lao 15 10 10 800 405 400
Thai 95 25 70 1,930 570 1,365
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 20 10 10
Turkic languages 350 185 165 3,700 2,035 1,665
Azerbaijani 105 55 50 495 275 225
Turkish 200 110 90 2,770 1,560 1,215
Uyghur 5 0 5 165 80 85
Uzbek 25 10 15 95 45 50
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 15 5 5 165 70 95
Uralic languages 650 295 355 7,640 3,535 4,105
Estonian 10 0 5 455 195 260
Finnish 180 70 110 1,900 770 1,130
Hungarian 460 220 240 5,285 2,570 2,715
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 15 5 15 365 200 170
Multiple responses 4,355 2,110 2,245 78,255 37,760 40,490
English and French 320 155 165 5,200 2,535 2,660
English and non-official language 3,840 1,860 1,975 69,885 33,750 36,135
French and non-official language 80 40 35 1,545 750 795
English, French and non-official language 115 45 70 1,620 725 900
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 19 138,335 67,900 70,435 2,440,145 1,191,670 1,248,470
Single responses 127,615 62,710 64,905 2,252,465 1,102,220 1,150,240
Official languages 88,145 43,990 44,155 1,631,365 811,500 819,870
English 87,800 43,840 43,960 1,622,735 807,235 815,500
French 345 155 190 8,630 4,265 4,365
Non-official languages 39,465 18,720 20,750 621,100 290,725 330,375
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 105 45 55
Algonquian languages 5 0 5 25 10 10
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 5 15 5 10
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moose Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 15 0 10
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 10 5 5
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 10 5 5
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 15 5 10
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 15 5 10
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0 5 0 5
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 10 5 5
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 5 5 0
Inuit languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 0 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 5 0
Salish languages 0 0 0 10 5 5
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 5 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 10 5 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 10 5 5
Dakota 0 0 0 10 10 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 15 5 10
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 5 5 5
Nisga'a 0 0 0 5 5 5
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 5 0 5
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0 5
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 5 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 5 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 15 5 10
Non-Aboriginal languages 39,460 18,715 20,745 620,995 290,680 330,320
Afro-Asiatic languages 700 345 360 11,900 5,965 5,935
Berber languages 0 0 0 40 20 20
Kabyle 0 0 0 15 5 10
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 20 15 5
Cushitic languages 5 5 5 695 315 380
Bilen 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 80 40 35
Somali 5 5 5 610 270 340
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 5
Semitic languages 700 340 355 11,155 5,630 5,530
Amharic 10 0 5 535 250 290
Arabic 655 325 330 8,680 4,405 4,275
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 5 400 200 200
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 305 160 145
Harari 0 0 0 10 5 5
Hebrew 20 10 5 785 400 385
Maltese 0 0 0 5 5 0
Tigrigna 10 5 5 355 165 190
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 90 40 45
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 5
Austro-Asiatic languages 330 140 185 15,000 6,955 8,045
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 620 290 330
Vietnamese 330 140 190 14,365 6,655 7,710
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 15 10 10
Austronesian languages 1,340 600 740 35,335 15,585 19,750
Bikol 5 0 0 70 30 35
Cebuano 45 20 25 1,085 485 600
Fijian 5 5 5 95 50 50
Hiligaynon 20 15 10 355 150 205
Ilocano 45 20 25 1,465 625 840
Malagasy 0 0 0 5 5 0
Malay 130 60 70 1,050 485 565
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 5 5 5 135 65 75
Pangasinan 5 0 0 55 25 30
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 1,075 485 595 30,695 13,505 17,190
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 55 25 35
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 260 130 130
Creole languages 15 5 10 290 125 160
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 5 5 5
Creole, n.o.s. 20 5 10 205 85 115
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 80 35 40
Dravidian languages 60 20 35 3,355 1,695 1,650
Kannada 0 0 0 95 45 50
Malayalam 5 0 0 885 450 435
Tamil 40 15 25 1,935 965 965
Telugu 10 0 5 425 230 190
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 15 5 5
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 55 20 30
Indo-European languages 11,510 5,550 5,955 220,600 107,100 113,505
Albanian 25 10 10 530 255 270
Armenian 35 20 15 505 225 280
Balto-Slavic languages 2,490 1,220 1,270 25,650 12,295 13,350
Baltic languages 30 15 15 160 75 90
Latvian 15 10 5 65 30 35
Lithuanian 15 5 10 90 45 50
Slavic languages 2,460 1,205 1,255 25,490 12,225 13,265
Belarusan 0 5 0 10 5 5
Bosnian 40 20 20 540 270 270
Bulgarian 125 60 65 925 425 495
Croatian 175 80 95 1,795 840 955
Czech 65 25 40 1,030 520 510
Macedonian 15 10 5 120 60 60
Polish 445 215 230 4,490 2,130 2,355
Russian 1,255 610 640 10,795 5,125 5,670
Serbian 160 90 75 3,470 1,760 1,715
Serbo-Croatian 15 10 5 435 205 235
Slovak 70 35 30 775 375 405
Slovene (Slovenian) 5 0 0 60 25 35
Ukrainian 80 45 40 1,010 470 540
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 25 10 15
Celtic languages 0 0 0 30 20 15
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 15 5 5
Welsh 0 0 5 20 10 5
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Germanic languages 145 75 75 4,665 2,200 2,460
Afrikaans 30 15 15 520 250 265
Danish 0 0 0 180 90 90
Dutch 20 10 15 685 325 365
Frisian 0 0 0 5 5 0
German 85 45 40 2,895 1,345 1,550
Icelandic 5 0 5 50 25 30
Norwegian 5 0 0 75 35 35
Swedish 0 0 0 220 110 115
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 20 15 5
Yiddish 0 0 0 15 10 5
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 0
Greek 50 20 25 1,730 840 895
Indo-Iranian languages 6,480 3,135 3,350 156,835 76,640 80,195
Indo-Aryan languages 1,245 580 665 127,630 62,480 65,150
Bengali 25 10 10 1,575 775 800
Gujarati 155 65 90 2,740 1,210 1,530
Hindi 190 90 100 11,235 5,310 5,920
Kashmiri 0 0 0 5 0 0
Konkani 0 5 0 40 15 15
Marathi 35 20 15 245 125 120
Nepali 100 50 55 550 290 265
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 30 20 15
Punjabi (Panjabi) 510 240 275 104,855 51,630 53,225
Sindhi 50 25 25 590 255 335
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 45 20 25 595 290 305
Urdu 135 60 75 5,165 2,560 2,610
Iranian languages 5,230 2,545 2,690 29,035 14,075 14,960
Kurdish 170 80 85 1,025 515 505
Pashto 50 20 25 660 330 330
Persian (Farsi) 5,015 2,440 2,575 27,350 13,230 14,125
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 175 90 90
Italic (Romance) languages 2,285 1,075 1,205 30,665 14,630 16,035
Catalan 5 0 0 60 30 35
Italian 235 100 135 3,950 1,715 2,230
Portuguese 165 80 90 5,115 2,430 2,685
Romanian 565 270 290 3,215 1,545 1,675
Spanish 1,315 625 690 18,310 8,905 9,410
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 10
Japanese 400 160 240 8,235 3,375 4,855
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 15 10 10
Georgian 0 0 0 15 10 10
Korean 6,875 3,250 3,625 34,225 15,725 18,500
Mongolic languages 25 15 10 160 80 85
Mongolian 20 15 10 160 75 85
Niger-Congo languages 30 15 20 725 325 405
Akan (Twi) 5 5 0 125 70 55
Bamanankan 0 0 0 5 5 5
Edo 5 0 5 15 5 5
Ewe 0 0 0 20 10 10
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ga 0 0 0 5 0 0
Ganda 0 5 0 5 5 5
Igbo 0 0 0 35 20 15
Lingala 0 0 0 35 10 20
Rundi (Kirundi) 5 5 5 55 15 35
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0 45 15 30
Shona 0 0 0 40 15 20
Swahili 5 0 5 155 60 90
Wolof 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yoruba 0 0 0 40 20 20
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 150 65 85
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 5 105 50 55
Dinka 0 0 0 45 25 20
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 60 20 40
Sign languages 45 25 20 830 460 370
American Sign Language 10 5 5 295 150 150
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 5 0 5
Sign languages, n.i.e 35 20 15 530 305 220
Sino-Tibetan languages 17,695 8,360 9,335 285,515 130,990 154,525
Chinese languages 17,650 8,340 9,310 283,885 130,170 153,715
Cantonese 6,255 2,930 3,325 132,185 60,235 71,950
Hakka 55 25 30 670 280 390
Mandarin 10,680 5,080 5,605 138,680 64,060 74,625
Min Dong 0 0 0 65 30 35
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 280 130 155 4,645 2,105 2,540
Wu (Shanghainese) 150 70 85 2,500 1,145 1,350
Chinese, n.o.s. 215 115 100 5,045 2,270 2,775
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 100 50 55
Tibeto-Burman languages 45 20 25 1,630 820 810
Burmese 25 10 15 685 350 335
Karenic languages 0 0 0 685 335 350
Tibetan 10 5 5 165 90 75
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 90 45 40
Tai-Kadai languages 35 15 20 1,015 435 580
Lao 0 0 5 335 160 175
Thai 30 15 20 675 275 400
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 5 5 5
Turkic languages 145 75 70 1,550 810 740
Azerbaijani 50 25 25 185 95 90
Turkish 85 40 40 1,190 625 565
Uyghur 5 0 0 100 50 50
Uzbek 5 5 5 40 25 15
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 40 15 25
Uralic languages 250 130 120 1,980 930 1,045
Estonian 0 0 0 75 30 45
Finnish 55 25 30 435 190 240
Hungarian 190 105 90 1,470 710 760
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 110 50 60
Multiple responses 10,720 5,190 5,530 187,680 89,450 98,230
English and French 220 110 105 3,475 1,700 1,775
English and non-official language 10,290 4,990 5,305 181,305 86,450 94,850
French and non-official language 35 15 20 500 225 275
English, French and non-official language 175 75 105 2,400 1,075 1,325
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 20 138,335 67,895 70,435 2,440,145 1,191,675 1,248,470
None 106,290 52,605 53,685 1,919,305 944,770 974,530
English 15,440 7,535 7,900 232,050 112,195 119,850
French 1,065 505 565 19,620 8,930 10,690
Non-official language 15,080 7,060 8,015 260,735 121,820 138,910
Aboriginal 20 5 10 800 375 425
Non-Aboriginal 15,060 7,060 8,005 259,935 121,450 138,485
English and French 70 25 40 965 435 530
English and non-official language 260 115 145 4,895 2,285 2,605
French and non-official language 125 50 80 2,495 1,190 1,305
English, French and non-official language 5 5 0 80 40 45
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 44 138,090 67,820 70,270 2,426,230 1,185,400 1,240,835
Official languages 131,245 64,980 66,265 2,290,560 1,129,240 1,161,325
English 131,205 64,965 66,235 2,289,520 1,128,740 1,160,780
French 8,395 3,710 4,680 172,260 76,600 95,660
Non-official languages 73,190 34,835 38,355 1,220,345 574,040 646,300
Aboriginal languages 40 25 15 1,605 670 935
Algonquian languages 10 10 0 485 200 290
Blackfoot 0 0 0 15 0 15
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 0 310 145 165
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moose Cree 0 0 0 0 0 10
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 85 45 40
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 20 10 20
Woods Cree 0 0 0 15 0 10
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 180 90 90
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 20 10 0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 15 0 10
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 140 40 100
Algonquin 0 0 0 15 10 10
Ojibway 10 0 0 120 35 85
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 0 10 0 85 30 60
Northern Athabaskan languages 10 10 0 80 30 55
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 10 10 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 10 10 0 50 10 40
Chilcotin 0 0 0 10 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 10 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 10 10 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 10 0
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 0 0 10
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 10 0
Haida 0 0 0 60 35 30
Inuit languages 0 0 0 60 30 35
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 10 10 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 40 15 25
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 10
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 10 10
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 10 10 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 30 15 15
Salish languages 0 0 0 535 215 330
Comox 0 0 0 20 0 15
Halkomelem 0 0 0 150 60 90
Lillooet 0 0 0 20 15 10
Okanagan 0 0 0 35 15 20
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 10 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 225 100 125
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 25 10 15
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 60 20 45
Siouan languages 0 0 0 30 15 20
Dakota 0 0 0 15 10 10
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 10 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 30 10 20 180 80 100
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 55 15 40
Nisga'a 25 10 20 65 35 35
Tsimshian 0 0 0 65 30 30
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 100 45 55
Haisla 0 0 0 25 0 25
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 10 0 10
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 10 0 0 45 35 10
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 15 0 10
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 35 20 15
Non-Aboriginal languages 73,145 34,815 38,335 1,218,825 573,410 645,415
Afro-Asiatic languages 1,790 925 860 29,225 15,270 13,955
Berber languages 0 0 0 125 80 45
Kabyle 0 0 0 55 30 25
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 70 50 15
Cushitic languages 10 0 0 1,880 870 1,005
Bilen 0 0 0 15 0 15
Oromo 10 10 0 190 110 80
Somali 0 0 0 1,675 755 915
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 10
Semitic languages 1,780 925 860 27,480 14,465 13,015
Amharic 50 25 20 1,755 905 855
Arabic 1,525 780 745 19,990 10,680 9,315
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 15 0 10 715 340 375
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 545 270 275
Harari 0 0 0 55 35 20
Hebrew 160 95 65 4,585 2,360 2,225
Maltese 30 15 15 165 90 80
Tigrigna 10 0 0 935 510 430
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 290 150 135
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 10 95 45 45
Austro-Asiatic languages 715 330 385 30,390 14,495 15,890
Khmer (Cambodian) 20 0 20 1,440 620 820
Vietnamese 695 330 370 29,015 13,890 15,125
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 60 30 30
Austronesian languages 4,875 2,105 2,770 106,580 44,620 61,955
Bikol 0 0 0 495 205 285
Cebuano 210 70 140 4,185 1,625 2,555
Fijian 40 15 30 980 580 405
Hiligaynon 155 80 75 1,365 600 770
Ilocano 235 90 145 5,665 2,210 3,460
Malagasy 0 0 0 10 0 0
Malay 715 350 355 6,435 3,050 3,390
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 50 15 30 775 350 430
Pangasinan 10 10 10 445 180 265
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 3,955 1,665 2,290 96,290 39,665 56,625
Waray-Waray 15 0 0 280 120 150
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 20 10 10 1,175 580 595
Creole languages 100 70 30 1,820 975 845
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 60 25 35
Creole, n.o.s. 75 55 25 1,020 540 480
Creole languages, n.i.e. 25 20 10 755 415 335
Dravidian languages 290 120 165 8,875 4,710 4,165
Kannada 25 10 15 445 210 235
Malayalam 80 35 50 2,580 1,395 1,190
Tamil 170 80 90 4,860 2,530 2,325
Telugu 30 10 20 1,425 835 595
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 65 25 40
Hmong-Mien languages 10 0 0 150 75 70
Indo-European languages 28,230 13,775 14,460 536,805 262,060 274,755
Albanian 30 10 20 1,135 580 555
Armenian 55 25 30 1,455 725 735
Balto-Slavic languages 5,715 2,865 2,855 66,125 31,535 34,590
Baltic languages 40 15 25 635 310 325
Latvian 10 0 0 310 175 140
Lithuanian 30 10 15 325 135 185
Slavic languages 5,705 2,865 2,840 65,675 31,315 34,350
Belarusan 25 0 20 205 95 110
Bosnian 110 60 45 1,780 890 890
Bulgarian 215 120 90 1,975 875 1,100
Croatian 825 425 400 7,995 3,920 4,075
Czech 280 135 150 4,580 2,140 2,435
Macedonian 20 15 10 345 180 160
Polish 1,135 585 550 13,820 6,540 7,275
Russian 2,350 1,125 1,225 24,000 11,325 12,675
Serbian 585 310 270 8,010 4,105 3,905
Serbo-Croatian 35 20 15 1,240 595 645
Slovak 230 115 115 3,060 1,425 1,635
Slovene (Slovenian) 45 20 25 725 330 400
Ukrainian 455 185 270 5,960 2,605 3,355
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 15 0 10 250 120 125
Celtic languages 10 10 0 1,175 650 520
Scottish Gaelic 10 10 0 350 225 120
Welsh 0 0 0 145 65 85
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 685 370 320
Germanic languages 2,360 1,145 1,215 57,255 27,520 29,730
Afrikaans 325 175 150 4,230 2,160 2,065
Danish 170 75 95 2,455 1,150 1,310
Dutch 295 140 155 9,200 4,340 4,855
Frisian 0 0 0 120 55 65
German 1,470 705 765 38,665 18,840 19,820
Icelandic 20 10 15 215 110 100
Norwegian 55 40 20 1,405 730 680
Swedish 90 40 50 2,765 1,205 1,560
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 220 125 100
Yiddish 0 0 0 385 175 210
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 75 40 30
Greek 300 160 135 7,230 3,675 3,555
Indo-Iranian languages 12,595 6,290 6,310 297,060 147,625 149,435
Indo-Aryan languages 4,350 2,145 2,205 248,620 123,215 125,405
Bengali 85 45 45 3,145 1,610 1,530
Gujarati 880 420 460 10,685 5,030 5,655
Hindi 1,790 885 905 70,505 34,305 36,195
Kashmiri 0 0 0 45 25 20
Konkani 20 10 10 375 185 190
Marathi 150 80 70 1,275 650 625
Nepali 165 90 75 1,180 595 590
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 70 40 30
Punjabi (Panjabi) 1,680 830 845 187,530 93,595 93,935
Sindhi 245 105 140 3,140 1,340 1,800
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 110 65 40 2,140 1,110 1,030
Urdu 410 205 210 14,610 7,635 6,975
Iranian languages 8,290 4,170 4,120 49,445 24,950 24,495
Kurdish 315 150 160 2,070 1,095 980
Pashto 85 50 35 1,540 855 685
Persian (Farsi) 8,105 4,090 4,015 47,155 23,770 23,385
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 100 45 55 750 380 375
Italic (Romance) languages 7,955 3,700 4,255 118,715 56,405 62,310
Catalan 0 10 0 245 125 120
Italian 2,150 1,055 1,095 25,610 12,450 13,155
Portuguese 850 375 475 15,670 7,450 8,225
Romanian 1,130 555 575 8,265 4,075 4,190
Spanish 4,185 1,885 2,300 75,105 35,255 39,855
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 30 20 10 220 130 85
Japanese 1,435 640 795 28,630 12,410 16,220
Kartvelian languages 10 0 0 90 50 40
Georgian 10 10 10 90 50 45
Korean 9,595 4,645 4,950 50,640 23,170 27,470
Mongolic languages 0 10 0 320 155 170
Mongolian 10 0 0 325 155 165
Niger-Congo languages 325 190 130 5,810 3,020 2,790
Akan (Twi) 40 20 20 495 280 215
Bamanankan 0 0 0 20 10 10
Edo 0 10 0 115 65 55
Ewe 10 10 0 115 75 35
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 45 10 35
Ga 0 0 0 95 60 35
Ganda 10 0 0 105 60 45
Igbo 10 0 0 240 140 95
Lingala 20 10 15 235 105 130
Rundi (Kirundi) 15 0 10 105 35 65
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 15 10 15 210 95 115
Shona 25 10 15 265 125 140
Swahili 145 80 60 2,655 1,440 1,220
Wolof 0 0 0 30 15 15
Yoruba 10 10 0 505 260 250
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 65 45 25 1,325 605 725
Nilo-Saharan languages 15 10 10 300 150 150
Dinka 0 0 0 50 35 15
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 15 10 0 250 120 135
Sign languages 140 60 85 3,540 1,405 2,135
American Sign Language 100 40 65 2,035 690 1,345
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 10 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 40 20 20 1,565 735 830
Sino-Tibetan languages 26,625 12,505 14,110 431,545 199,110 232,430
Chinese languages 26,575 12,480 14,095 429,070 197,865 231,205
Cantonese 11,070 5,185 5,885 223,705 103,510 120,190
Hakka 205 100 110 2,555 1,215 1,340
Mandarin 18,065 8,410 9,655 250,170 112,935 137,235
Min Dong 0 0 0 125 55 70
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 1,055 485 565 15,660 6,945 8,720
Wu (Shanghainese) 310 140 165 5,385 2,345 3,035
Chinese, n.o.s. 485 260 230 8,745 3,985 4,760
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 20 0 15 195 80 115
Tibeto-Burman languages 55 30 20 2,755 1,375 1,380
Burmese 30 20 10 1,385 685 705
Karenic languages 0 0 0 905 455 450
Tibetan 0 0 10 305 165 140
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 20 10 0 295 140 155
Tai-Kadai languages 145 55 95 3,810 1,540 2,270
Lao 20 10 10 1,125 505 620
Thai 130 40 90 2,875 1,100 1,770
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 10 0
Turkic languages 655 285 365 5,950 3,225 2,725
Azerbaijani 130 50 80 835 455 385
Turkish 505 215 280 4,875 2,630 2,240
Uyghur 0 0 0 105 50 55
Uzbek 55 35 25 170 95 75
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 20 0 20 225 125 105
Uralic languages 680 330 350 9,045 4,205 4,845
Estonian 15 10 10 495 205 295
Finnish 150 55 90 2,085 825 1,265
Hungarian 515 265 250 6,480 3,175 3,310
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 35 15 20 695 380 315

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Coquitlam, CY [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Greater Vancouver, RD [Census division], British Columbia (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 September 19, 2019).

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