Census Profile, 2016 Census
Saint John [Population centre], New Brunswick and New Brunswick [Province]

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Characteristic Saint John
New Brunswick
[Population centre]
New Brunswick

[Province]
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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 57,120 26,985 30,135 736,280 360,440 375,840
English only 48,840 23,440 25,405 420,820 210,555 210,260
French only 90 45 45 63,140 29,955 33,190
English and French 7,580 3,190 4,395 249,950 118,705 131,245
Neither English nor French 610 315 295 2,370 1,220 1,150
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 57,120 26,985 30,135 736,280 360,440 375,845
English 54,130 25,585 28,545 498,365 244,230 254,135
French 2,220 1,000 1,220 232,450 113,500 118,945
English and French 180 90 90 3,210 1,550 1,655
Neither English nor French 590 310 285 2,255 1,150 1,100
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 2,310 1,050 1,265 234,055 114,280 119,775
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 4.0 3.9 4.2 31.8 31.7 31.9
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 57,120 26,985 30,135 736,280 360,440 375,845
Single responses 56,580 26,730 29,850 726,990 356,005 370,990
Official languages 53,625 25,190 28,435 703,840 344,285 359,555
English 51,230 24,125 27,100 472,725 231,595 241,135
French 2,395 1,065 1,330 231,110 112,690 118,415
Non-official languages 2,955 1,540 1,415 23,150 11,715 11,435
Aboriginal languages 5 0 0 2,165 1,035 1,135
Algonquian languages 5 0 5 2,130 1,020 1,110
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 0 10 5 5
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 0 5 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 5 0 0 2,115 1,010 1,105
Malecite 0 0 0 280 125 155
Mi'kmaq 0 0 5 1,835 885 950
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 10 5 5
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 5 5 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 0
Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 5 0 5
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 5 0 5
Haida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 0 0 5 20 5 15
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 15 5 10
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 5 5 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 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 10 0 5
Non-Aboriginal languages 2,950 1,535 1,410 20,990 10,685 10,300
Afro-Asiatic languages 720 410 310 3,190 1,805 1,385
Berber languages 0 0 0 40 25 15
Kabyle 0 0 0 20 10 5
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 25 15 10
Cushitic languages 20 10 15 30 15 20
Bilen 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 5 5 5
Somali 20 10 10 25 10 15
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages 700 400 300 3,110 1,760 1,355
Amharic 5 0 0 65 35 25
Arabic 670 385 285 2,855 1,615 1,235
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 5 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 30 15 15 170 90 80
Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 5
Tigrigna 0 5 0 20 15 10
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 75 30 45 635 305 330
Khmer (Cambodian) 5 0 0 10 5 10
Vietnamese 80 30 45 620 305 320
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 155 65 90 1,375 510 865
Bikol 0 0 0 5 0 5
Cebuano 15 5 10 105 35 65
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 0 0 0 15 5 10
Ilocano 5 0 5 50 15 35
Malagasy 0 0 0 15 5 10
Malay 5 5 5 45 20 30
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 5 0 5
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 135 60 80 1,120 420 700
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 5 0 5
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 15 5 10
Creole languages 5 5 5 135 70 65
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 15 10 5
Creole, n.o.s. 0 0 0 80 30 50
Creole languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 40 30 10
Dravidian languages 40 25 20 285 155 130
Kannada 0 0 0 20 15 10
Malayalam 10 5 10 40 15 20
Tamil 10 5 5 105 60 50
Telugu 25 15 10 110 60 45
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 5 5 0
Indo-European languages 1,010 535 470 9,325 4,790 4,530
Albanian 5 0 5 50 25 25
Armenian 5 0 0 30 15 10
Balto-Slavic languages 175 90 90 1,740 865 875
Baltic languages 0 0 0 55 30 30
Latvian 0 0 0 25 10 10
Lithuanian 0 0 0 35 15 15
Slavic languages 180 85 95 1,685 835 850
Belarusan 0 0 0 5 5 0
Bosnian 10 5 5 50 25 25
Bulgarian 0 0 0 20 10 10
Croatian 0 0 0 75 35 40
Czech 5 0 0 55 25 25
Macedonian 0 0 0 15 10 5
Polish 10 5 5 230 105 125
Russian 115 55 60 880 440 435
Serbian 5 5 0 105 55 45
Serbo-Croatian 5 5 0 35 15 20
Slovak 0 0 0 25 15 15
Slovene (Slovenian) 5 5 5 15 10 10
Ukrainian 25 10 15 170 85 90
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Celtic languages 0 0 0 30 5 20
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 5 15 5 10
Welsh 0 0 0 10 0 10
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 5 0
Germanic languages 110 50 55 2,875 1,415 1,465
Afrikaans 0 0 0 50 30 25
Danish 5 0 5 125 55 75
Dutch 40 20 15 885 470 410
Frisian 0 0 0 35 25 10
German 60 25 30 1,650 780 865
Icelandic 0 0 0 5 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 40 25 20
Swedish 0 0 0 50 15 35
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Yiddish 0 0 0 10 5 5
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Greek 50 35 15 145 100 50
Indo-Iranian languages 360 210 155 1,850 1,020 835
Indo-Aryan languages 225 140 90 1,175 655 525
Bengali 50 25 20 205 120 85
Gujarati 10 5 5 75 40 30
Hindi 45 35 10 225 135 95
Kashmiri 0 0 0 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0 10 5 5
Marathi 5 0 0 50 20 25
Nepali 35 15 20 180 90 90
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 0 0 5
Punjabi (Panjabi) 20 10 5 125 75 50
Sindhi 10 0 5 25 10 10
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 30 15 15
Urdu 60 35 25 240 140 100
Iranian languages 130 70 60 655 355 305
Kurdish 20 10 5 55 30 25
Pashto 5 5 0 25 15 10
Persian (Farsi) 110 55 55 580 310 270
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 15 10 10
Italic (Romance) languages 300 150 150 2,605 1,355 1,250
Catalan 0 0 0 5 5 0
Italian 30 15 10 400 225 175
Portuguese 55 25 30 260 130 130
Romanian 40 25 20 485 250 240
Spanish 175 85 90 1,460 755 705
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Japanese 5 0 5 110 25 85
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Korean 190 95 95 1,550 800 750
Mongolic languages 5 0 0 5 5 0
Mongolian 0 0 0 5 5 5
Niger-Congo languages 80 40 40 700 385 315
Akan (Twi) 10 5 5 25 10 10
Bamanankan 0 0 0 60 35 25
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ewe 0 0 0 5 5 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 40 30 15
Ga 0 0 0 5 5 5
Ganda 0 0 0 10 0 0
Igbo 5 5 5 30 20 10
Lingala 0 0 0 25 15 15
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 5 45 25 20
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 5 0 5 40 20 20
Shona 5 0 5 20 10 10
Swahili 20 15 5 135 65 70
Wolof 0 0 0 25 20 10
Yoruba 0 5 0 30 15 20
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 25 10 15 195 105 85
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 5 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0 5 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Sign languages 15 10 10 145 75 70
American Sign Language 10 0 5 40 20 30
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 95 55 45
Sino-Tibetan languages 590 295 300 3,115 1,570 1,545
Chinese languages 590 295 295 3,085 1,555 1,530
Cantonese 75 40 35 440 225 210
Hakka 5 0 5 20 10 10
Mandarin 445 215 225 2,250 1,105 1,150
Min Dong 0 0 0 0 5 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 5 5 5 35 15 15
Wu (Shanghainese) 15 10 5 100 45 55
Chinese, n.o.s. 55 35 25 240 150 85
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 5
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 30 15 15
Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 5
Karenic languages 0 0 0 25 15 10
Tibetan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 10 0 5 60 15 50
Lao 0 0 0 5 0 0
Thai 5 5 5 55 10 45
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages 20 10 10 105 60 45
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 5 5 5
Turkish 20 15 5 75 50 30
Uyghur 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0 10 5 5
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 5
Uralic languages 20 5 15 250 115 135
Estonian 0 5 0 20 5 10
Finnish 5 0 5 45 15 30
Hungarian 15 5 10 185 90 95
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 25 10 10
Multiple responses 540 255 285 9,290 4,440 4,855
English and French 325 165 160 7,285 3,470 3,815
English and non-official language 205 85 120 1,535 725 810
French and non-official language 10 0 5 330 175 155
English, French and non-official language 10 5 5 145 65 75
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 57,120 26,985 30,135 736,280 360,435 375,845
Single responses 56,430 26,650 29,785 724,940 355,025 369,910
Official languages 54,425 25,620 28,800 712,250 348,510 363,740
English 53,580 25,235 28,345 505,935 247,610 258,325
French 850 390 455 206,315 100,900 105,415
Non-official languages 2,005 1,025 980 12,690 6,515 6,175
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 820 400 420
Algonquian languages 0 0 0 820 395 420
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 0 0 5 0
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 0 5 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 815 395 420
Malecite 0 0 0 50 25 25
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 765 370 395
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 5 5 0
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 5 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 5 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 2,010 1,025 980 11,870 6,115 5,750
Afro-Asiatic languages 635 345 295 2,285 1,210 1,075
Berber languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kabyle 0 0 0 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 15 10 10 20 10 10
Bilen 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 0
Somali 15 10 10 20 5 10
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages 620 335 285 2,265 1,200 1,065
Amharic 0 0 0 20 10 10
Arabic 585 315 265 2,110 1,125 990
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 35 15 20 130 60 70
Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 5
Tigrigna 0 0 0 5 0 5
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 65 30 40 525 255 270
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 5 5 0
Vietnamese 70 30 40 520 250 270
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 80 35 40 510 235 270
Bikol 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cebuano 10 5 5 40 15 25
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malagasy 0 0 0 5 0 5
Malay 0 0 0 15 0 5
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 70 35 35 450 215 235
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 5
Creole languages 0 0 0 65 25 35
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 0 0 0
Creole, n.o.s. 0 0 0 20 0 15
Creole languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 45 20 20
Dravidian languages 15 10 5 110 60 45
Kannada 0 0 0 5 0 0
Malayalam 5 0 0 20 5 10
Tamil 5 5 0 35 20 20
Telugu 5 5 5 45 30 15
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 5 0 0 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 495 245 250 4,160 2,175 1,990
Albanian 5 5 0 30 15 10
Armenian 0 0 0 20 5 10
Balto-Slavic languages 100 50 50 975 505 470
Baltic languages 0 0 0 35 20 15
Latvian 0 0 0 10 5 5
Lithuanian 0 0 0 25 15 10
Slavic languages 105 50 50 935 480 455
Belarusan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0 25 15 10
Bulgarian 0 0 0 5 5 0
Croatian 0 0 0 25 10 15
Czech 0 0 0 5 0 5
Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Polish 0 0 0 55 25 30
Russian 75 35 40 620 320 305
Serbian 0 5 0 80 45 35
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 5 5 5
Slovak 0 0 0 5 5 5
Slovene (Slovenian) 5 5 0 0 0 0
Ukrainian 20 10 10 90 50 40
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Celtic languages 0 0 0 10 0 5
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 5 0 5
Welsh 0 0 0 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic languages 10 0 5 640 320 320
Afrikaans 0 0 0 35 15 20
Danish 0 0 0 5 5 5
Dutch 5 5 5 150 80 75
Frisian 0 0 0 5 0 5
German 5 0 5 425 215 210
Icelandic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 5 0 5
Swedish 0 0 0 5 0 5
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 10 5 5
Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greek 25 10 10 45 25 25
Indo-Iranian languages 225 120 105 1,140 595 545
Indo-Aryan languages 125 65 60 655 335 325
Bengali 35 15 15 130 70 60
Gujarati 10 5 5 40 15 20
Hindi 10 5 5 115 60 50
Kashmiri 0 0 0 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0 5 5 0
Marathi 5 0 0 20 10 10
Nepali 30 15 15 135 60 75
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 5 0 5 50 25 25
Sindhi 0 0 5 10 5 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 5 5 5
Urdu 35 20 15 140 75 70
Iranian languages 100 55 45 470 255 220
Kurdish 15 10 5 35 25 10
Pashto 10 5 0 15 5 5
Persian (Farsi) 80 40 40 425 225 195
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 15 10 5
Italic (Romance) languages 130 60 70 1,305 705 600
Catalan 0 0 0 5 5 0
Italian 10 5 5 85 40 45
Portuguese 25 10 15 110 50 60
Romanian 15 10 10 290 145 140
Spanish 80 40 40 820 470 350
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0 20 10 15
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Korean 175 90 80 1,245 645 605
Mongolic languages 0 0 5 5 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 50 20 25 240 125 120
Akan (Twi) 5 0 5 10 5 10
Bamanankan 0 0 0 20 15 5
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ewe 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 10 10 5
Ga 0 0 0 5 0 0
Ganda 0 0 0 0 0 0
Igbo 0 0 0 5 5 0
Lingala 0 0 0 10 5 5
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 5 20 15 10
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0 10 5 5
Shona 0 0 0 5 0 5
Swahili 20 10 10 80 35 45
Wolof 0 0 0 5 5 0
Yoruba 0 0 0 5 5 5
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 15 5 10 50 25 25
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages 15 10 5 200 115 85
American Sign Language 10 5 5 55 30 25
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 150 90 60
Sino-Tibetan languages 470 235 230 2,390 1,210 1,175
Chinese languages 465 235 230 2,365 1,195 1,170
Cantonese 45 25 20 260 130 130
Hakka 0 0 0 5 0 0
Mandarin 360 175 185 1,855 930 920
Min Dong 0 0 0 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0 15 10 5
Wu (Shanghainese) 20 10 10 85 40 45
Chinese, n.o.s. 40 25 15 140 80 55
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 5
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 25 15 10
Burmese 0 0 0 5 0 0
Karenic languages 0 0 0 20 10 10
Tibetan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 5 0 5 10 0 5
Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thai 5 0 0 10 5 5
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages 10 5 0 30 15 10
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkish 5 5 0 25 15 5
Uyghur 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uralic languages 0 0 0 70 35 40
Estonian 0 0 0 5 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0 5 5 5
Hungarian 0 0 0 55 30 30
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple responses 685 330 350 11,345 5,415 5,925
English and French 215 100 110 7,275 3,370 3,905
English and non-official language 450 220 230 3,435 1,715 1,720
French and non-official language 5 5 5 340 185 160
English, French and non-official language 10 5 5 290 140 145
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 57,120 26,985 30,135 736,280 360,435 375,845
None 53,970 25,510 28,455 647,960 318,560 329,400
English 1,165 555 610 49,925 24,065 25,855
French 1,230 530 705 30,030 13,760 16,275
Non-official language 685 355 330 7,545 3,650 3,895
Aboriginal 5 5 5 1,300 625 685
Non-Aboriginal 680 355 330 6,240 3,030 3,210
English and French 20 10 10 180 90 90
English and non-official language 25 10 10 300 160 145
French and non-official language 25 10 15 335 155 185
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 10 5 5
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 56,580 26,715 29,865 730,710 357,855 372,850
Official languages 55,965 26,390 29,580 728,310 356,615 371,690
English 55,865 26,355 29,510 666,315 326,905 339,415
French 7,585 3,180 4,400 310,550 147,845 162,705
Non-official languages 3,945 1,985 1,955 34,880 17,355 17,525
Aboriginal languages 25 0 20 3,065 1,470 1,595
Algonquian languages 15 0 15 2,990 1,455 1,540
Blackfoot 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 0 10 0 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 10
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 15 0 10 2,965 1,435 1,530
Malecite 0 0 10 720 335 385
Mi'kmaq 10 0 10 2,265 1,115 1,150
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 15 15 0
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 10 0
Ojibway 0 0 0 10 10 0
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 10 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 55 10 45
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0 45 10 40
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 10 0 10 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 10 0 10
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 10 0 10
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 10 10 0
Salish languages 0 10 0 0 10 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 3,925 1,980 1,940 31,865 15,915 15,955
Afro-Asiatic languages 760 420 335 4,355 2,385 1,980
Berber languages 0 0 0 80 40 35
Kabyle 0 0 0 40 20 15
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 40 25 20
Cushitic languages 10 10 0 15 10 0
Bilen 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 0
Somali 10 10 10 10 10 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Semitic languages 740 405 335 4,300 2,340 1,960
Amharic 0 0 0 165 100 65
Arabic 665 380 285 3,685 2,030 1,660
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hebrew 80 30 50 435 205 230
Maltese 0 0 0 0 10 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0 50 25 25
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 15 15 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 120 45 80 835 430 400
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 10 0 0
Vietnamese 120 45 75 820 435 390
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 0
Austronesian languages 150 40 110 1,790 695 1,090
Bikol 0 0 0 10 0 10
Cebuano 15 0 10 185 70 115
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 0 0 0 35 10 30
Ilocano 0 0 0 50 10 45
Malagasy 0 0 0 25 10 15
Malay 20 0 15 75 20 55
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pangasinan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 120 35 85 1,595 625 970
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 20 15 0
Creole languages 15 10 10 430 195 235
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 50 20 30
Creole, n.o.s. 0 0 0 240 105 135
Creole languages, n.i.e. 15 10 10 140 75 65
Dravidian languages 35 25 15 435 245 195
Kannada 0 0 0 60 30 25
Malayalam 15 10 10 55 35 25
Tamil 0 10 0 190 115 75
Telugu 20 10 0 175 90 85
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 20 10 10
Hmong-Mien languages 10 15 0 10 10 0
Indo-European languages 1,550 785 765 16,505 8,155 8,350
Albanian 0 0 0 80 45 35
Armenian 0 0 0 60 35 25
Balto-Slavic languages 235 120 110 2,065 1,100 965
Baltic languages 0 10 0 55 40 20
Latvian 0 0 0 20 10 10
Lithuanian 0 0 0 30 20 10
Slavic languages 225 120 110 2,025 1,070 955
Belarusan 0 0 0 10 0 0
Bosnian 15 10 0 75 40 40
Bulgarian 0 0 0 45 15 35
Croatian 15 10 0 95 45 55
Czech 10 10 0 115 65 45
Macedonian 10 10 10 35 25 10
Polish 15 0 10 320 165 160
Russian 160 80 80 1,200 630 570
Serbian 10 10 0 90 70 20
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 40 30 10
Slovak 0 0 0 45 15 30
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0 15 10 0
Ukrainian 70 35 35 310 145 165
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 10 10
Celtic languages 10 0 10 140 40 100
Scottish Gaelic 10 0 0 95 20 75
Welsh 0 0 0 10 0 10
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 40 20 20
Germanic languages 220 90 135 4,745 2,360 2,380
Afrikaans 10 0 10 130 70 60
Danish 10 0 0 155 60 95
Dutch 30 10 15 1,185 560 625
Frisian 0 0 0 50 40 15
German 190 85 110 3,260 1,675 1,580
Icelandic 0 0 0 10 10 0
Norwegian 0 0 0 130 65 65
Swedish 0 0 0 110 45 60
Vlaams (Flemish) 10 0 0 40 20 25
Yiddish 0 0 0 20 20 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greek 75 60 15 220 125 95
Indo-Iranian languages 480 290 190 2,325 1,275 1,050
Indo-Aryan languages 280 175 100 1,570 875 695
Bengali 15 10 0 225 150 80
Gujarati 25 10 10 110 45 65
Hindi 220 135 85 790 430 355
Kashmiri 0 0 0 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marathi 15 0 10 55 20 30
Nepali 10 0 0 185 90 95
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 35 35 0 205 130 75
Sindhi 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 35 10 20
Urdu 80 55 15 355 215 140
Iranian languages 210 120 95 805 430 375
Kurdish 35 15 15 130 65 60
Pashto 20 10 10 60 45 20
Persian (Farsi) 165 90 75 620 330 285
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 585 250 335 7,600 3,540 4,055
Catalan 0 0 0 15 10 0
Italian 50 25 25 825 405 420
Portuguese 55 35 25 450 250 200
Romanian 50 20 30 555 290 265
Spanish 450 185 260 6,065 2,775 3,290
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 10
Japanese 35 15 20 430 190 240
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Korean 200 115 90 1,695 860 835
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 10 10 10
Mongolian 0 0 0 15 10 10
Niger-Congo languages 220 110 110 1,525 890 640
Akan (Twi) 20 0 20 35 15 25
Bamanankan 30 15 15 155 70 85
Edo 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ewe 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 100 85 15
Ga 0 0 0 10 10 0
Ganda 0 0 0 10 10 0
Igbo 35 30 0 60 50 15
Lingala 0 0 0 125 95 35
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 10 0 90 55 35
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 10 0 0 70 40 30
Shona 15 0 10 40 15 25
Swahili 70 25 40 355 185 170
Wolof 0 0 0 70 45 25
Yoruba 10 15 0 60 45 20
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 40 15 25 545 315 230
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 10 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sign languages 230 85 140 1,155 450 705
American Sign Language 110 45 65 425 150 280
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 15 10 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 125 50 80 745 305 435
Sino-Tibetan languages 715 375 345 3,585 1,885 1,700
Chinese languages 715 375 340 3,510 1,855 1,660
Cantonese 145 65 80 610 285 320
Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mandarin 500 260 245 2,760 1,455 1,310
Min Dong 0 0 0 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 10 10 0 60 30 30
Wu (Shanghainese) 30 15 20 140 65 75
Chinese, n.o.s. 105 60 45 310 195 115
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 40 10 30
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 70 30 40
Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 0
Karenic languages 0 0 0 65 25 45
Tibetan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 15 0 10 85 20 65
Lao 0 0 0 10 0 10
Thai 10 0 10 80 20 60
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages 50 40 0 175 105 75
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkish 45 40 0 165 105 60
Uyghur 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 0 10
Uralic languages 25 15 10 270 130 140
Estonian 0 0 0 20 15 0
Finnish 0 0 0 35 15 20
Hungarian 25 15 10 220 105 115
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 10 0 100 70 30

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Saint John [Population centre], New Brunswick and New Brunswick [Province] (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 July 4, 2020).

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