Census Profile, 2016 Census
Canada [Country] and Region 1, Region [Census division], Northwest Territories

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Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 35,151,728 ... ... 6,372 ... ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 33,476,688 ... ... 6,712 ... ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 5.0 ... ... -5.1 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 15,412,443 ... ... 2,741 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 14,072,079 ... ... 2,248 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 3.9 ... ... 0.0 ... ...
Land area in square kilometres 8,965,588.85 ... ... 365,094.40 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530 6,375 3,205 3,170
0 to 14 years 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645 1,535 780 755
0 to 4 years 1,898,790 973,030 925,760 575 295 280
5 to 9 years 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445 540 270 275
10 to 14 years 1,922,645 985,200 937,445 425 215 205
15 to 64 years 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400 4,315 2,155 2,155
15 to 19 years 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940 435 210 235
20 to 24 years 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200 470 235 235
25 to 29 years 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515 535 250 290
30 to 34 years 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110 505 235 270
35 to 39 years 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730 465 240 230
40 to 44 years 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695 365 165 195
45 to 49 years 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210 390 210 185
50 to 54 years 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320 465 250 215
55 to 59 years 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055 365 185 180
60 to 64 years 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630 300 170 130
65 years and over 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485 520 265 255
65 to 69 years 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405 195 100 95
70 to 74 years 1,420,875 677,975 742,900 140 70 70
75 to 79 years 1,021,850 469,550 552,300 80 30 45
80 to 84 years 749,650 325,765 423,880 55 35 20
85 years and over 770,780 268,790 501,990 50 20 25
85 to 89 years 482,525 185,535 296,990 30 15 15
90 to 94 years 223,510 68,675 154,835 5 5 5
95 to 99 years 56,525 13,240 43,280 5 5 5
100 years and over 8,230 1,340 6,890 0 0 0
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 16.6 17.3 15.9 24.1 24.3 23.8
15 to 64 years 66.5 67.1 66.0 67.7 67.2 68.0
65 years and over 16.9 15.6 18.1 8.2 8.3 8.0
85 years and over 2.2 1.6 2.8 0.8 0.6 0.8
Average age of the population 41.0 40.1 41.9 33.7 34.0 33.3
Median age of the population 41.2 40.2 42.2 31.8 32.4 31.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 14,072,080 ... ... 2,250 ... ...
Single-detached house 7,541,495 ... ... 1,130 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 1,391,040 ... ... 0 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 4,949,795 ... ... 1,105 ... ...
Semi-detached house 698,800 ... ... 305 ... ...
Row house 891,305 ... ... 410 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 784,300 ... ... 40 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 2,539,390 ... ... 350 ... ...
Other single-attached house 36,005 ... ... 5 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 189,755 ... ... 10 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 14,072,080 ... ... 2,245 ... ...
1 person 3,969,790 ... ... 635 ... ...
2 persons 4,834,605 ... ... 565 ... ...
3 persons 2,140,640 ... ... 360 ... ...
4 persons 1,946,275 ... ... 340 ... ...
5 or more persons 1,180,770 ... ... 345 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 34,460,060 ... ... 6,205 ... ...
Average household size 2.4 ... ... 2.8 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885 4,835 2,420 2,415
Married or living common law 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585 2,385 1,205 1,180
Married 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990 1,305 665 640
Living common law 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590 1,085 540 540
Not married and not living common law 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300 2,450 1,215 1,225
Never married 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915 1,965 1,020 940
Separated 718,295 309,905 408,400 140 60 80
Divorced 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470 150 85 70
Widowed 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525 190 55 140
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 9,840,730 ... ... 1,635 ... ...
2 persons 5,007,790 ... ... 680 ... ...
3 persons 2,107,830 ... ... 395 ... ...
4 persons 1,909,935 ... ... 320 ... ...
5 or more persons 815,170 ... ... 240 ... ...
Average size of census families 2.9 ... ... 3.1 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 9,840,730 ... ... 1,635 ... ...
Total couple families 8,227,925 ... ... 1,145 ... ...
Married couples 6,474,005 ... ... 600 ... ...
Common-law couples 1,753,920 ... ... 540 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 1,612,805 ... ... 495 ... ...
Female parent 1,262,340 ... ... 380 ... ...
Male parent 350,465 ... ... 115 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 8,227,925 ... ... 1,140 ... ...
Couples without children 4,024,305 ... ... 370 ... ...
Couples with children 4,203,615 ... ... 775 ... ...
1 child 1,650,165 ... ... 280 ... ...
2 children 1,783,080 ... ... 265 ... ...
3 or more children 770,375 ... ... 225 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 1,612,805 ... ... 490 ... ...
1 child 983,485 ... ... 310 ... ...
2 children 457,670 ... ... 115 ... ...
3 or more children 171,655 ... ... 70 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865 1,065 580 485
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 14,072,075 ... ... 2,250 ... ...
One-census-family households 9,218,225 ... ... 1,410 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 3,782,095 ... ... 325 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 5,436,135 ... ... 1,085 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 301,715 ... ... 110 ... ...
Non-census-family households 4,552,135 ... ... 730 ... ...
One-person households 3,969,790 ... ... 635 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 582,350 ... ... 95 ... ...
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 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,080 6,265 3,130 3,135
English only 23,757,525 11,838,075 11,919,455 5,980 2,990 2,990
French only 4,144,685 1,925,845 2,218,840 0 5 0
English and French 6,216,065 3,071,325 3,144,740 280 135 145
Neither English nor French 648,970 265,920 383,045 5 0 5
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 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085 6,265 3,130 3,135
English 26,007,500 12,852,330 13,155,165 6,185 3,085 3,105
French 7,705,755 3,780,105 3,925,650 60 35 30
English and French 417,485 209,130 208,355 15 10 5
Neither English nor French 636,515 259,600 376,910 0 0 0
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 7,914,495 3,884,670 4,029,825 65 45 30
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 22.8 22.7 22.8 1.0 1.4 1.0
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 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,085 6,265 3,130 3,135
Single responses 33,948,620 16,702,840 17,245,775 6,185 3,080 3,105
Official languages 26,627,555 13,201,620 13,425,940 5,390 2,720 2,670
English 19,460,850 9,680,125 9,780,725 5,325 2,685 2,640
French 7,166,705 3,521,495 3,645,215 65 35 30
Non-official languages 7,321,065 3,501,220 3,819,840 795 360 435
Aboriginal languages 195,700 94,795 100,900 600 265 340
Algonquian languages 130,450 62,930 67,520 0 5 0
Blackfoot 2,815 1,325 1,490 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 88,445 42,920 45,530 0 0 0
Atikamekw 6,150 3,135 3,015 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 10,230 4,885 5,350 0 0 0
Moose Cree 100 50 55 0 0 0
Naskapi 1,205 590 620 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 315 125 190 0 0 0
Plains Cree 3,065 1,360 1,710 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 45 20 25 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 1,440 585 850 0 0 0
Woods Cree 1,840 865 975 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 64,050 31,305 32,745 0 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 6,990 3,310 3,680 0 0 0
Malecite 305 140 160 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 6,690 3,170 3,520 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 32,150 15,350 16,800 0 0 0
Algonquin 1,260 590 670 0 0 0
Ojibway 17,890 8,440 9,450 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 12,855 6,260 6,595 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 150 65 85 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 45 25 20 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 17,365 8,325 9,045 145 60 90
Northern Athabaskan languages 17,315 8,310 9,010 145 60 90
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 110 55 60 0 0 0
Beaver 190 85 105 0 0 0
Carrier 1,025 465 565 0 0 0
Chilcotin 660 295 360 0 0 0
Dene 10,700 5,185 5,515 5 0 5
Dogrib (Tlicho) 1,645 840 815 5 0 5
Gwich'in 260 110 145 130 50 80
Sarsi (Sarcee) 80 25 50 0 0 0
Sekani 90 45 45 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 1,995 950 1,045 15 10 5
North Slavey (Hare) 765 365 400 5 5 0
South Slavey 945 455 495 5 0 5
Slavey, n.o.s. 280 130 150 5 0 5
Tahltan languages 270 135 140 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 180 90 90 0 0 0
Tahltan 95 40 50 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 290 120 170 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 215 90 135 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 70 30 40 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 50 20 35 0 0 0
Haida 75 35 40 0 0 0
Inuit languages 36,545 18,100 18,445 455 200 255
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 1,025 445 575 435 195 235
Inuktitut 35,215 17,530 17,680 15 5 10
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 315 125 185 5 5 5
Iroquoian languages 1,115 485 635 0 0 0
Cayuga 45 20 20 0 0 0
Mohawk 980 430 555 0 0 0
Oneida 55 20 40 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 35 15 20 0 0 0
Kutenai 105 55 55 0 0 0
Michif 465 230 235 0 0 0
Salish languages 2,305 1,130 1,180 0 0 0
Comox 80 45 40 0 0 0
Halkomelem 475 225 245 0 0 0
Lillooet 315 155 155 0 0 0
Okanagan 270 135 135 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 445 225 220 0 0 0
Squamish 40 20 20 0 0 0
Straits 80 40 40 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 335 150 185 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 255 135 125 0 0 0
Siouan languages 4,285 2,070 2,220 0 0 0
Dakota 1,215 570 635 0 0 0
Stoney 3,025 1,465 1,555 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 55 30 25 0 0 0
Tlingit 95 40 55 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 1,480 730 755 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 880 435 445 0 0 0
Nisga'a 400 200 200 0 0 0
Tsimshian 200 90 110 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 805 370 435 0 0 0
Haisla 90 40 50 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 95 40 55 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 325 145 185 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 285 135 140 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 10 5 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 585 295 295 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 7,125,365 3,406,425 3,718,945 190 100 95
Afro-Asiatic languages 575,365 298,060 277,300 35 30 10
Berber languages 22,135 11,865 10,270 0 0 0
Kabyle 13,150 6,995 6,155 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 8,985 4,865 4,115 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 42,885 20,095 22,790 5 0 0
Bilen 805 455 350 0 0 0
Oromo 4,960 2,560 2,400 0 0 0
Somali 36,755 16,895 19,865 0 5 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 365 195 170 0 0 0
Semitic languages 509,190 265,465 243,725 35 25 10
Amharic 22,465 10,720 11,745 0 0 0
Arabic 419,890 220,785 199,105 35 25 10
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 16,070 7,910 8,160 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 5,545 2,780 2,770 0 0 0
Harari 1,320 635 685 0 0 0
Hebrew 19,530 10,480 9,045 0 0 0
Maltese 5,565 2,765 2,800 0 0 0
Tigrigna 16,650 8,310 8,340 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 2,155 1,085 1,070 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 1,155 635 520 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 176,725 81,810 94,920 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 20,130 9,270 10,860 5 0 0
Vietnamese 156,425 72,470 83,955 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 170 65 100 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 511,480 211,580 299,900 55 20 40
Bikol 1,790 790 1,000 0 0 0
Cebuano 19,890 7,930 11,960 0 0 0
Fijian 745 400 345 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 6,885 2,680 4,205 5 5 5
Ilocano 26,345 10,620 15,720 0 0 0
Malagasy 1,430 665 760 0 0 0
Malay 12,275 5,255 7,020 0 0 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 4,040 1,865 2,175 0 0 0
Pangasinan 1,390 590 800 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 431,380 178,575 252,810 45 15 25
Waray-Waray 1,110 430 675 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 4,195 1,770 2,425 0 5 0
Creole languages 72,125 32,310 39,820 5 0 5
Haitian Creole 3,030 1,445 1,590 0 5 0
Creole, n.o.s. 64,105 28,455 35,660 0 0 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 4,985 2,410 2,575 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 189,405 94,765 94,640 0 0 0
Kannada 3,970 2,040 1,935 0 0 0
Malayalam 28,570 14,770 13,800 0 0 0
Tamil 140,720 69,080 71,640 0 0 0
Telugu 15,655 8,640 7,020 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 490 240 250 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 795 395 405 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 3,877,330 1,889,400 1,987,930 70 35 40
Albanian 26,890 13,610 13,285 0 0 0
Armenian 33,455 16,270 17,185 0 0 0
Balto-Slavic languages 701,975 323,640 378,340 20 10 5
Baltic languages 12,530 5,315 7,215 0 0 0
Latvian 5,455 2,350 3,105 0 0 0
Lithuanian 7,075 2,965 4,115 0 0 0
Slavic languages 689,450 318,325 371,115 20 10 5
Belarusan 810 385 430 0 0 0
Bosnian 12,210 6,035 6,180 0 0 0
Bulgarian 20,025 9,675 10,345 0 0 0
Croatian 48,200 23,540 24,665 5 0 0
Czech 22,290 10,525 11,765 0 0 0
Macedonian 16,775 8,050 8,725 0 0 0
Polish 181,710 82,435 99,275 10 0 5
Russian 188,255 85,400 102,855 0 0 0
Serbian 57,350 28,535 28,815 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 9,555 4,565 4,985 0 0 0
Slovak 17,580 8,075 9,510 0 0 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 9,790 4,415 5,370 0 0 0
Ukrainian 102,485 45,440 57,040 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 2,415 1,255 1,165 0 0 0
Celtic languages 2,690 1,335 1,360 0 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 1,090 540 550 0 0 0
Welsh 1,075 495 575 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 530 295 235 0 0 0
Germanic languages 538,765 258,410 280,350 10 5 5
Afrikaans 10,265 5,115 5,145 0 0 0
Danish 12,630 6,245 6,390 0 0 0
Dutch 99,020 48,200 50,820 0 0 0
Frisian 2,100 1,095 1,005 0 0 0
German 384,035 183,215 200,820 5 5 5
Icelandic 1,285 600 685 0 0 0
Norwegian 4,615 2,170 2,445 0 0 0
Swedish 6,840 3,015 3,825 0 0 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 3,895 1,730 2,165 0 0 0
Yiddish 13,555 6,750 6,800 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 525 280 240 0 0 0
Greek 106,525 53,350 53,170 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages 1,312,750 664,120 648,630 30 15 20
Indo-Aryan languages 1,064,760 538,530 526,235 35 10 20
Bengali 73,125 37,410 35,720 10 5 10
Gujarati 108,780 55,105 53,670 0 0 0
Hindi 110,640 55,880 54,765 5 0 5
Kashmiri 565 300 265 0 0 0
Konkani 3,330 1,625 1,710 0 0 0
Marathi 8,295 4,300 3,995 0 0 0
Nepali 18,275 9,230 9,045 0 0 0
Oriya (Odia) 1,055 560 495 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 501,680 253,515 248,160 5 5 5
Sindhi 11,860 5,605 6,260 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 16,335 8,050 8,285 0 0 0
Urdu 210,815 106,960 103,860 0 0 0
Iranian languages 242,805 122,835 119,970 0 0 0
Kurdish 11,705 6,345 5,355 0 0 0
Pashto 16,910 8,760 8,145 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 214,200 107,725 106,470 0 5 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5,180 2,755 2,425 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 1,154,270 558,660 595,615 10 0 10
Catalan 865 440 425 0 0 0
Italian 375,635 184,415 191,220 0 0 0
Portuguese 221,540 106,630 114,910 5 5 0
Romanian 96,665 46,195 50,470 0 0 0
Spanish 458,850 220,605 238,245 5 0 5
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 720 380 340 0 0 0
Japanese 43,640 14,790 28,855 5 5 5
Kartvelian languages 1,715 910 805 0 0 0
Georgian 1,715 910 805 0 0 0
Korean 153,425 70,310 83,115 0 0 0
Mongolic languages 1,575 690 885 0 0 0
Mongolian 1,575 690 880 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 91,375 45,075 46,305 10 5 5
Akan (Twi) 13,455 6,490 6,970 5 0 0
Bamanankan 1,535 815 720 0 0 0
Edo 1,670 770 900 0 0 0
Ewe 1,760 950 805 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 2,825 1,495 1,335 0 0 0
Ga 920 445 470 0 0 0
Ganda 1,295 625 665 0 0 0
Igbo 4,235 2,265 1,970 0 5 0
Lingala 3,810 1,785 2,025 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 5,845 2,785 3,060 0 0 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 5,250 2,355 2,895 0 0 0
Shona 3,180 1,520 1,665 0 0 0
Swahili 13,370 6,385 6,990 0 0 0
Wolof 3,990 2,170 1,820 0 0 0
Yoruba 9,085 4,785 4,300 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 19,135 9,435 9,695 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages 5,870 3,025 2,845 0 0 0
Dinka 2,120 1,115 1,000 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 3,755 1,910 1,840 0 0 0
Sign languages 7,500 3,925 3,575 0 0 0
American Sign Language 2,685 1,320 1,360 0 0 0
Quebec Sign Language 695 340 355 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 4,120 2,265 1,860 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,269,215 589,570 679,645 5 0 0
Chinese languages 1,253,360 581,650 671,715 5 0 5
Cantonese 565,270 262,865 302,405 0 0 0
Hakka 10,910 4,900 6,015 0 0 0
Mandarin 592,040 274,630 317,410 0 0 0
Min Dong 1,230 580 650 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 31,795 14,450 17,350 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 12,915 5,780 7,140 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 38,580 18,165 20,410 0 0 0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 610 275 335 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 15,850 7,925 7,935 0 0 0
Burmese 3,585 1,795 1,790 0 0 0
Karenic languages 4,705 2,355 2,350 0 0 0
Tibetan 6,165 3,080 3,080 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 1,400 695 705 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 22,010 8,870 13,145 0 0 0
Lao 12,670 6,145 6,525 0 0 0
Thai 9,255 2,690 6,565 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 80 35 55 0 0 0
Turkic languages 40,140 21,120 19,025 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 3,260 1,785 1,470 0 0 0
Turkish 32,815 17,375 15,440 0 0 0
Uyghur 1,035 510 525 0 0 0
Uzbek 1,715 855 865 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 1,315 590 720 0 0 0
Uralic languages 81,985 37,790 44,195 5 0 0
Estonian 5,445 2,325 3,115 0 0 0
Finnish 15,295 6,395 8,900 5 5 0
Hungarian 61,235 29,060 32,175 0 5 0
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 3,690 2,045 1,645 0 0 0
Multiple responses 818,635 398,325 420,305 80 45 35
English and French 165,320 80,460 84,860 5 5 0
English and non-official language 533,265 259,160 274,100 70 40 35
French and non-official language 86,150 42,170 43,985 5 0 0
English, French and non-official language 33,900 16,535 17,365 0 0 0
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 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085 6,265 3,130 3,135
Single responses 33,103,860 16,298,475 16,805,395 6,210 3,105 3,100
Official languages 29,106,670 14,383,020 14,723,645 6,030 3,010 3,020
English 22,162,865 10,966,135 11,196,730 6,000 2,990 3,005
French 6,943,800 3,416,890 3,526,910 30 20 10
Non-official languages 3,997,195 1,915,450 2,081,750 180 100 80
Aboriginal languages 118,470 59,720 58,750 80 35 45
Algonquian languages 75,080 37,825 37,260 0 0 0
Blackfoot 1,115 555 555 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 55,825 28,135 27,685 0 0 0
Atikamekw 5,465 2,825 2,640 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 8,590 4,195 4,395 0 0 0
Moose Cree 10 5 5 0 0 0
Naskapi 1,200 595 605 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 110 55 60 0 0 0
Plains Cree 1,350 665 685 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 20 5 15 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 330 140 190 0 0 0
Woods Cree 800 410 390 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 37,945 19,240 18,710 0 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 3,615 1,795 1,820 0 0 0
Malecite 55 30 30 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 3,560 1,770 1,795 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 14,525 7,335 7,190 0 0 0
Algonquin 370 170 200 0 0 0
Ojibway 6,175 3,165 3,015 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 7,900 3,960 3,940 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 75 40 35 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 10,265 5,125 5,135 20 10 15
Northern Athabaskan languages 10,255 5,120 5,135 25 10 10
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 15 10 10 0 0 0
Beaver 50 30 20 0 0 0
Carrier 245 115 130 0 0 0
Chilcotin 255 125 130 0 0 0
Dene 7,710 3,805 3,905 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 1,020 550 475 0 0 0
Gwich'in 45 25 25 20 10 10
Sarsi (Sarcee) 10 5 5 0 0 0
Sekani 15 10 5 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 820 425 395 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 340 180 155 0 0 0
South Slavey 370 190 185 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 105 55 55 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 25 15 15 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 25 10 10 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 5 5 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 30 15 15 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 25 15 10 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 10 0 5 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 15 5 5 0 0 0
Haida 10 5 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 29,490 14,995 14,495 60 25 30
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 165 75 90 50 20 30
Inuktitut 29,230 14,885 14,345 5 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 90 40 55 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 285 135 155 0 0 0
Cayuga 10 0 5 0 0 0
Mohawk 255 115 140 0 0 0
Oneida 15 5 10 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 0 0 0
Kutenai 15 10 5 0 0 0
Michif 85 40 45 0 0 0
Salish languages 285 130 150 0 0 0
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 45 20 25 0 0 0
Lillooet 25 15 10 0 0 0
Okanagan 85 35 45 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 55 30 20 0 0 0
Squamish 5 0 5 0 0 0
Straits 20 10 15 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 20 10 10 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 25 15 10 0 0 0
Siouan languages 2,225 1,085 1,140 0 0 0
Dakota 255 140 120 0 0 0
Stoney 1,950 940 1,010 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 20 10 15 0 0 0
Tlingit 5 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 410 210 190 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 315 155 155 0 0 0
Nisga'a 70 40 30 0 0 0
Tsimshian 25 15 15 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 75 45 35 0 0 0
Haisla 20 10 15 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 5 5 5 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 20 10 10 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 30 15 15 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 235 110 125 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 3,878,725 1,855,730 2,022,995 100 60 40
Afro-Asiatic languages 307,755 153,275 154,480 20 20 5
Berber languages 8,105 4,215 3,895 0 0 0
Kabyle 5,490 2,855 2,640 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 2,620 1,365 1,260 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 27,095 12,455 14,640 0 0 0
Bilen 620 330 285 0 0 0
Oromo 3,410 1,700 1,710 0 0 0
Somali 22,895 10,340 12,555 0 0 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 185 85 95 0 0 0
Semitic languages 272,100 136,390 135,720 20 20 5
Amharic 12,780 6,010 6,770 0 0 0
Arabic 223,540 112,690 110,850 20 20 5
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 10,510 5,090 5,425 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 3,445 1,695 1,750 0 0 0
Harari 735 335 400 0 0 0
Hebrew 8,560 4,425 4,135 0 0 0
Maltese 1,130 525 605 0 0 0
Tigrigna 10,205 5,040 5,170 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 1,200 585 620 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 440 215 230 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 115,210 53,500 61,710 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 10,880 4,940 5,945 0 0 0
Vietnamese 104,245 48,525 55,725 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 85 40 45 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 239,785 108,110 131,680 30 15 15
Bikol 290 140 155 0 0 0
Cebuano 7,210 3,325 3,880 0 0 0
Fijian 195 105 90 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 2,205 970 1,240 10 5 0
Ilocano 9,125 4,045 5,080 0 0 0
Malagasy 435 220 210 0 0 0
Malay 3,620 1,710 1,910 0 0 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 1,200 565 630 0 0 0
Pangasinan 240 110 135 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 213,790 96,235 117,555 20 10 15
Waray-Waray 310 135 170 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 1,160 545 620 0 0 0
Creole languages 27,860 12,005 15,850 5 5 5
Haitian Creole 1,280 575 705 5 5 0
Creole, n.o.s. 24,575 10,510 14,060 0 0 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 2,005 920 1,085 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 122,490 59,780 62,710 0 0 0
Kannada 1,630 825 800 0 0 0
Malayalam 15,440 7,865 7,575 0 0 0
Tamil 96,955 46,570 50,385 0 0 0
Telugu 8,280 4,430 3,850 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 190 85 105 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 340 160 180 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 1,911,215 927,225 983,985 30 15 15
Albanian 13,135 6,575 6,560 0 0 0
Armenian 21,505 10,165 11,345 0 0 0
Balto-Slavic languages 314,965 149,315 165,650 5 5 0
Baltic languages 3,275 1,400 1,870 0 0 0
Latvian 1,255 530 725 0 0 0
Lithuanian 2,020 870 1,150 0 0 0
Slavic languages 311,690 147,910 163,780 5 5 0
Belarusan 230 105 120 0 0 0
Bosnian 6,045 3,010 3,040 0 0 0
Bulgarian 11,985 5,835 6,150 0 0 0
Croatian 16,775 7,980 8,795 0 0 0
Czech 6,235 3,060 3,180 0 0 0
Macedonian 6,830 3,250 3,580 0 0 0
Polish 74,780 34,910 39,870 0 0 0
Russian 116,595 55,175 61,425 5 0 0
Serbian 31,750 15,665 16,085 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 3,885 1,865 2,020 0 0 0
Slovak 5,615 2,685 2,920 0 0 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 2,050 905 1,145 0 0 0
Ukrainian 28,250 13,150 15,100 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 670 310 360 0 0 0
Celtic languages 360 205 155 0 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 185 105 80 0 0 0
Welsh 95 50 45 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 80 50 30 0 0 0
Germanic languages 146,455 71,835 74,615 0 0 0
Afrikaans 4,790 2,355 2,435 0 0 0
Danish 855 410 445 0 0 0
Dutch 9,565 4,630 4,935 0 0 0
Frisian 185 95 90 0 0 0
German 120,335 58,905 61,435 0 0 0
Icelandic 270 120 150 0 0 0
Norwegian 345 145 200 0 0 0
Swedish 1,045 500 545 0 0 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 355 170 185 0 0 0
Yiddish 7,080 3,695 3,385 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 1,625 820 810 0 0 0
Greek 44,545 21,110 23,440 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages 838,755 416,960 421,795 20 15 10
Indo-Aryan languages 676,185 337,440 338,745 20 15 5
Bengali 47,350 23,585 23,765 10 5 5
Gujarati 64,150 31,740 32,405 0 0 0
Hindi 55,510 27,805 27,710 5 0 0
Kashmiri 135 70 70 0 0 0
Konkani 720 355 370 0 0 0
Marathi 3,780 1,940 1,840 0 0 0
Nepali 13,375 6,710 6,670 5 0 0
Oriya (Odia) 470 235 240 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 349,145 174,905 174,240 5 0 0
Sindhi 4,975 2,280 2,695 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 7,790 3,860 3,925 0 0 0
Urdu 128,785 63,965 64,820 0 0 0
Iranian languages 160,195 78,310 81,880 0 0 0
Kurdish 6,580 3,400 3,175 0 0 0
Pashto 10,590 5,305 5,290 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 143,020 69,600 73,425 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 2,375 1,215 1,160 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 531,485 251,050 280,440 10 0 5
Catalan 355 165 190 0 0 0
Italian 115,415 49,975 65,440 0 0 0
Portuguese 98,710 46,915 51,795 5 0 0
Romanian 53,320 25,795 27,525 0 0 0
Spanish 263,510 128,110 135,400 5 0 5
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 180 85 95 0 0 0
Japanese 19,785 8,265 11,515 0 0 0
Kartvelian languages 1,040 565 475 0 0 0
Georgian 1,035 565 475 0 0 0
Korean 109,705 51,385 58,320 5 0 0
Mongolic languages 910 440 470 0 0 0
Mongolian 910 435 470 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 28,665 13,340 15,320 5 0 0
Akan (Twi) 5,990 2,695 3,295 5 5 0
Bamanankan 340 180 160 0 0 0
Edo 415 175 240 0 0 0
Ewe 410 185 225 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 825 400 425 0 0 0
Ga 250 105 140 0 0 0
Ganda 345 160 185 0 0 0
Igbo 1,000 485 510 0 0 0
Lingala 1,045 455 590 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 2,110 990 1,115 0 0 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 1,530 670 865 0 0 0
Shona 1,035 475 560 0 0 0
Swahili 5,370 2,500 2,870 0 0 0
Wolof 1,380 745 635 0 0 0
Yoruba 2,615 1,275 1,340 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 4,010 1,850 2,160 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages 2,650 1,305 1,350 0 0 0
Dinka 1,130 580 550 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 1,525 730 800 0 0 0
Sign languages 10,445 5,870 4,570 0 0 0
American Sign Language 3,015 1,560 1,460 0 0 0
Quebec Sign Language 730 375 355 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 6,690 3,935 2,755 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 924,720 433,530 491,190 0 0 0
Chinese languages 913,365 427,860 485,505 0 0 0
Cantonese 400,215 184,340 215,885 0 0 0
Hakka 4,080 1,820 2,265 0 0 0
Mandarin 462,890 220,075 242,815 0 0 0
Min Dong 345 150 195 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 13,965 6,345 7,625 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 7,650 3,580 4,075 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 23,935 11,440 12,500 0 0 0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 280 130 150 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 11,350 5,670 5,680 0 0 0
Burmese 2,245 1,115 1,125 0 0 0
Karenic languages 3,865 1,935 1,930 0 0 0
Tibetan 4,590 2,305 2,280 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 655 305 345 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 9,565 4,455 5,110 0 0 0
Lao 6,175 2,995 3,180 0 0 0
Thai 3,360 1,450 1,915 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 30 15 15 0 0 0
Turkic languages 22,250 11,205 11,045 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 1,245 640 610 0 0 0
Turkish 18,955 9,525 9,430 0 0 0
Uyghur 610 315 290 0 0 0
Uzbek 990 505 490 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 455 230 225 0 0 0
Uralic languages 23,245 10,715 12,535 0 0 0
Estonian 975 365 610 0 0 0
Finnish 2,790 1,220 1,565 0 0 0
Hungarian 19,485 9,125 10,355 0 0 0
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 1,110 605 500 0 0 0
Multiple responses 1,663,390 802,695 860,690 60 25 35
English and French 160,185 77,940 82,235 10 5 10
English and non-official language 1,284,975 620,375 664,600 45 20 20
French and non-official language 148,915 70,915 78,000 0 0 5
English, French and non-official language 69,315 33,465 35,850 0 0 5
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 34,767,255 17,101,165 17,666,080 6,265 3,130 3,140
None 29,615,245 14,612,175 15,003,065 5,400 2,715 2,685
English 2,109,340 1,045,215 1,064,120 120 65 50
French 731,095 342,245 388,855 35 15 20
Non-official language 2,151,690 1,023,940 1,127,750 705 330 370
Aboriginal 90,740 42,890 47,850 600 285 315
Non-Aboriginal 2,060,945 981,055 1,079,895 100 50 55
English and French 47,970 23,785 24,190 0 0 0
English and non-official language 61,075 30,045 31,030 0 0 0
French and non-official language 48,755 22,690 26,065 5 0 5
English, French and non-official language 2,080 1,075 1,010 0 0 0
Income of individuals in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,355 4,680 2,325 2,360
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,190 4,500 2,245 2,255
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 34,204 40,782 28,860 32,781 32,811 32,768
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175 4,500 2,245 2,255
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 30,866 35,933 26,621 31,008 30,416 31,360
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 24,583,315 12,296,595 12,286,725 3,875 1,955 1,920
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 32,762 39,925 26,613 34,197 34,926 33,760
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 19,743,240 8,755,815 10,987,430 4,395 2,195 2,205
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 5,453 4,199 6,136 1,968 1,124 3,856
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 20,428,685 10,547,760 9,880,925 3,705 1,880 1,825
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 33,684 39,836 28,474 34,286 35,328 33,728
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 22 28,643,015 13,990,430 14,652,585 4,680 2,325 2,360
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 27,489,395 13,441,555 14,047,845 4,500 2,245 2,255
Average total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 47,487 56,740 38,632 52,038 52,041 52,035
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 27,500,230 13,446,230 14,053,995 4,500 2,245 2,255
Average after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 38,977 45,404 32,828 43,880 43,560 44,199
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 24,584,065 12,295,015 12,289,055 3,875 1,960 1,920
Average market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 46,885 56,803 36,962 53,066 53,435 52,689
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 19,742,130 8,752,070 10,990,060 4,395 2,195 2,200
Average government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 7,738 7,345 8,050 6,477 5,563 7,387
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 20,428,670 10,542,540 9,886,130 3,705 1,885 1,825
Average employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 46,057 54,369 37,193 52,655 53,027 52,271
Total - Employment income statistics for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 23 28,643,015 13,990,430 14,652,585 4,680 2,320 2,360
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households who worked full year full time in 2015 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 24 9,367,045 5,231,015 4,136,035 1,535 795 745
Median employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 25 53,431 59,326 47,420 86,272 82,432 88,548
Average employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 26 65,997 74,289 55,510 85,363 85,207 85,529
Composition of total income in 2015 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)Census data footnote 28 88.3 91.6 83.7 87.8 89.4 86.2
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 29 72.0 75.2 67.7 83.5 85.6 81.3
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 30 11.7 8.4 16.3 12.2 10.5 13.9
Total - Total income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 31 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360 4,680 2,325 2,360
Without total income 1,154,450 546,285 608,165 180 75 105
With total income 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,195 4,495 2,245 2,255
Percentage with total income 96.0 96.1 95.8 96.0 96.6 95.6
Under $10,000 (including loss) 3,877,620 1,668,960 2,208,655 815 445 370
$10,000 to $19,999 4,680,380 1,867,600 2,812,785 715 350 370
$20,000 to $29,999 3,807,840 1,593,335 2,214,505 615 285 330
$30,000 to $39,999 3,206,175 1,472,670 1,733,510 355 170 185
$40,000 to $49,999 2,827,045 1,376,565 1,450,480 295 145 145
$50,000 to $59,999 2,179,775 1,145,685 1,034,090 210 115 100
$60,000 to $69,999 1,655,070 938,755 716,310 175 90 90
$70,000 to $79,999 1,271,850 745,830 526,015 170 90 75
$80,000 to $89,999 966,885 579,290 387,590 155 75 80
$90,000 to $99,999 749,290 452,240 297,050 170 70 95
$100,000 and over 2,266,600 1,603,400 663,195 825 415 415
$100,000 to $149,999 1,493,570 1,024,210 469,365 655 310 345
$150,000 and over 773,025 579,190 193,830 170 100 65
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360 4,680 2,320 2,355
Without after-tax income 1,143,795 541,620 602,175 180 80 105
With after-tax income 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175 4,500 2,245 2,250
Percentage with after-tax income 96.0 96.1 95.9 96.2 96.8 95.5
Under $10,000 (including loss) 4,004,475 1,706,825 2,297,645 815 445 370
$10,000 to $19,999 4,905,055 1,972,920 2,932,130 735 350 385
$20,000 to $29,999 4,489,925 1,926,175 2,563,755 655 315 345
$30,000 to $39,999 3,924,960 1,870,705 2,054,250 415 205 215
$40,000 to $49,999 3,144,200 1,619,670 1,524,525 330 175 160
$50,000 to $59,999 2,209,280 1,245,570 963,705 230 125 105
$60,000 to $69,999 1,540,300 912,230 628,065 230 115 110
$70,000 to $79,999 1,076,180 654,570 421,610 215 95 125
$80,000 and over 2,204,820 1,540,335 664,485 860 420 435
$80,000 to $89,999 688,705 444,550 244,145 215 90 130
$90,000 to $99,999 420,975 291,090 129,885 215 105 110
$100,000 and over 1,095,140 804,690 290,445 430 230 205
Total - Employment income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 33 28,642,980 13,990,625 14,652,360 4,680 2,325 2,360
Without employment income 8,214,295 3,442,860 4,771,430 975 440 535
With employment income 20,428,690 10,547,760 9,880,925 3,710 1,885 1,820
Percentage with employment income 71.3 75.4 67.4 79.3 81.1 77.1
Under $5,000 (including loss) 2,778,990 1,357,430 1,421,560 670 315 355
$5,000 to $9,999 1,602,140 697,025 905,120 300 160 140
$10,000 to $19,999 2,736,010 1,212,855 1,523,155 440 220 220
$20,000 to $29,999 2,293,785 1,022,090 1,271,695 330 180 150
$30,000 to $39,999 2,149,860 1,001,065 1,148,795 250 115 130
$40,000 to $49,999 1,928,565 946,625 981,940 215 130 85
$50,000 to $59,999 1,554,100 839,045 715,055 155 80 75
$60,000 to $69,999 1,220,310 708,270 512,040 140 80 55
$70,000 to $79,999 992,170 591,945 400,225 130 75 60
$80,000 and over 3,172,770 2,171,415 1,001,355 1,075 520 555
$80,000 to $89,999 773,755 475,700 298,055 155 70 85
$90,000 to $99,999 623,980 382,330 241,650 165 70 95
$100,000 and over 1,775,030 1,313,385 461,645 755 385 370
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 14,072,080 ... ... 2,250 ... ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 70,336 ... ... 81,536 ... ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 61,348 ... ... 72,983 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 3,969,790 ... ... 635 ... ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 35,174 ... ... 38,912 ... ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 31,446 ... ... 36,224 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 10,102,290 ... ... 1,615 ... ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 88,249 ... ... 98,432 ... ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 76,419 ... ... 86,733 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 35 14,072,075 ... ... 2,250 ... ...
Average total income of households in 2015 ($) 92,764 ... ... 104,145 ... ...
Average after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 76,171 ... ... 87,818 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 25% sample data 3,967,765 ... ... 635 ... ...
Average total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 46,799 ... ... 60,899 ... ...
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 38,685 ... ... 50,537 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 25% sample data 10,104,315 ... ... 1,615 ... ...
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 110,813 ... ... 121,208 ... ...
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 90,890 ... ... 102,527 ... ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 36 14,072,075 ... ... 2,245 ... ...
Under $5,000 228,790 ... ... 35 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 200,315 ... ... 50 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 374,575 ... ... 80 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 565,940 ... ... 100 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 602,800 ... ... 115 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 538,710 ... ... 95 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 603,480 ... ... 80 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 606,600 ... ... 100 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 596,110 ... ... 85 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 578,325 ... ... 60 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 1,097,345 ... ... 110 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 1,010,415 ... ... 85 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 924,320 ... ... 120 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 836,765 ... ... 120 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 745,655 ... ... 70 ... ...
$100,000 and over 4,561,920 ... ... 955 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 1,470,255 ... ... 210 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 1,016,245 ... ... 210 ... ...
$150,000 to $199,999 1,116,140 ... ... 245 ... ...
$200,000 and over 959,285 ... ... 295 ... ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 14,072,075 ... ... 2,250 ... ...
Under $5,000 243,780 ... ... 30 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 203,865 ... ... 45 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 380,680 ... ... 75 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 591,660 ... ... 100 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 673,740 ... ... 120 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 628,225 ... ... 95 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 719,825 ... ... 90 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 725,675 ... ... 105 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 711,180 ... ... 90 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 691,695 ... ... 80 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 1,299,680 ... ... 125 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 1,169,515 ... ... 120 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 1,041,635 ... ... 160 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 900,055 ... ... 100 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 757,295 ... ... 105 ... ...
$100,000 and over 3,333,575 ... ... 805 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 1,371,945 ... ... 265 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 809,540 ... ... 170 ... ...
$150,000 and over 1,152,090 ... ... 370 ... ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 37 9,688,845 ... ... 1,555 ... ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 88,306 ... ... 92,288 ... ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 76,372 ... ... 83,098 ... ...
Average family size of economic families 3.0 ... ... 3.5 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 3,706,220 ... ... 310 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 78,976 ... ... 121,344 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 68,309 ... ... 102,144 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0 ... ... 2.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 4,222,140 ... ... 770 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 113,465 ... ... 122,880 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 96,608 ... ... 107,264 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 4.0 ... ... 4.4 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 1,481,410 ... ... 410 ... ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 53,193 ... ... 49,920 ... ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 48,856 ... ... 48,213 ... ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.7 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 38 9,689,855 ... ... 1,560 ... ...
Average total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 111,235 ... ... 117,850 ... ...
Average after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 91,040 ... ... 99,882 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 25% sample data 3,706,400 ... ... 315 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 101,086 ... ... 132,532 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 82,296 ... ... 109,778 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 25% sample data 4,225,855 ... ... 770 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 137,094 ... ... 137,383 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 111,307 ... ... 116,050 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,477,190 ... ... 410 ... ...
Average total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 65,549 ... ... 71,934 ... ...
Average after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 56,687 ... ... 63,514 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 5,313,545 2,608,845 2,704,705 815 450 365
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 31,890 34,483 29,801 43,392 38,272 51,392
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 28,959 30,746 27,495 39,552 35,968 46,400
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 40 5,299,050 2,596,985 2,702,070 815 450 365
Average total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 42,939 46,085 39,915 62,118 58,719 66,308
Average after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 35,801 37,724 33,952 51,409 48,608 54,863
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 42 34,460,065 16,971,550 17,488,515 6,205 3,090 3,115
In the bottom half of the distribution 17,229,835 8,256,970 8,972,865 3,005 1,520 1,485
In the bottom decile 3,445,950 1,672,900 1,773,050 820 405 420
In the second decile 3,445,660 1,564,965 1,880,700 710 370 340
In the third decile 3,446,165 1,641,930 1,804,235 555 280 270
In the fourth decile 3,445,850 1,677,120 1,768,730 465 235 225
In the fifth decile 3,446,210 1,700,060 1,746,150 455 225 230
In the top half of the distribution 17,230,230 8,714,580 8,515,650 3,200 1,575 1,630
In the sixth decile 3,445,695 1,716,510 1,729,185 395 195 200
In the seventh decile 3,446,470 1,730,975 1,715,500 430 205 225
In the eighth decile 3,445,940 1,741,640 1,704,300 480 245 235
In the ninth decile 3,446,045 1,751,850 1,694,195 845 410 435
In the top decile 3,446,080 1,773,600 1,672,475 1,050 515 530
Low income in 2015
Total - Low-income status in 2015 for the population in private households to whom low-income concepts are applicable - 100% dataCensus data footnote 43 33,968,295 16,724,265 17,244,035 0 0 0
0 to 17 years 6,836,380 3,504,250 3,332,125 0 0 0
0 to 5 years 2,228,770 1,142,505 1,086,270 0 0 0
18 to 64 years 21,695,090 10,690,090 11,005,005 0 0 0
65 years and over 5,436,830 2,529,930 2,906,905 0 0 0
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 4,809,940 2,243,200 2,566,740 0 0 0
0 to 17 years 1,163,830 597,570 566,255 0 0 0
0 to 5 years 396,095 203,055 193,030 0 0 0
18 to 64 years 2,855,290 1,341,590 1,513,700 0 0 0
65 years and over 790,825 304,040 486,780 0 0 0
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 14.2 13.4 14.9 ... ... ...
0 to 17 years (%) 17.0 17.1 17.0 ... ... ...
0 to 5 years (%) 17.8 17.8 17.8 ... ... ...
18 to 64 years (%) 13.2 12.5 13.8 ... ... ...
65 years and over (%) 14.5 12.0 16.7 ... ... ...
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 3,128,995 1,519,370 1,609,630 0 0 0
0 to 17 years 696,025 357,255 338,770 0 0 0
0 to 5 years 236,435 121,170 115,260 0 0 0
18 to 64 years 2,157,745 1,057,585 1,100,160 0 0 0
65 years and over 275,225 104,525 170,695 0 0 0
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 9.2 9.1 9.3 ... ... ...
0 to 17 years (%) 10.2 10.2 10.2 ... ... ...
0 to 5 years (%) 10.6 10.6 10.6 ... ... ...
18 to 64 years (%) 9.9 9.9 10.0 ... ... ...
65 years and over (%) 5.1 4.1 5.9 ... ... ...
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 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485 6,205 3,090 3,110
Official languages 33,818,210 16,709,290 17,108,920 6,200 3,090 3,110
English 29,748,265 14,806,270 14,941,995 6,200 3,090 3,110
French 10,242,945 4,952,455 5,290,495 265 130 140
Non-official languages 9,369,280 4,488,185 4,881,090 1,250 590 660
Aboriginal languages 263,845 127,550 136,295 960 445 520
Algonquian languages 177,570 85,505 92,065 0 0 0
Blackfoot 5,645 2,695 2,950 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 116,585 56,515 60,070 0 10 0
Atikamekw 6,640 3,335 3,305 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 11,440 5,500 5,945 0 0 0
Moose Cree 195 80 115 0 0 0
Naskapi 1,465 710 755 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 545 225 320 0 0 0
Plains Cree 5,905 2,705 3,200 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 40 30 10 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 2,345 995 1,350 0 0 0
Woods Cree 2,665 1,230 1,435 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 86,115 42,080 44,035 10 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 9,765 4,710 5,050 0 0 0
Malecite 755 370 390 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 9,025 4,350 4,670 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 46,685 22,100 24,585 0 0 0
Algonquin 2,480 1,165 1,315 0 0 0
Ojibway 28,585 13,365 15,220 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 15,610 7,575 8,030 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 205 105 105 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 120 60 60 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 23,655 11,340 12,320 235 110 130
Northern Athabaskan languages 23,570 11,300 12,265 235 110 130
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 210 105 100 0 0 0
Beaver 340 180 165 0 0 0
Carrier 2,105 955 1,145 0 0 0
Chilcotin 1,150 535 610 0 0 0
Dene 13,060 6,270 6,790 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 2,375 1,210 1,165 0 0 10
Gwich'in 360 165 200 220 100 115
Sarsi (Sarcee) 150 60 90 0 0 0
Sekani 185 85 100 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 2,815 1,340 1,475 10 10 10
North Slavey (Hare) 1,010 475 530 10 0 0
South Slavey 1,365 660 710 0 0 10
Slavey, n.o.s. 680 320 360 10 10 10
Tahltan languages 630 340 285 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 365 205 170 0 0 0
Tahltan 270 140 130 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 420 160 260 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 285 115 170 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 145 50 95 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 85 35 50 0 0 0
Haida 465 205 260 0 0 0
Inuit languages 42,980 21,355 21,630 720 335 390
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 1,975 895 1,080 685 315 370
Inuktitut 40,620 20,280 20,340 30 10 15
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 470 225 240 10 10 0
Iroquoian languages 2,800 1,240 1,555 0 0 0
Cayuga 125 40 85 0 0 0
Mohawk 2,415 1,120 1,295 0 0 0
Oneida 180 60 125 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 115 45 75 0 0 0
Kutenai 175 95 80 0 0 0
Michif 1,210 585 625 0 0 0
Salish languages 5,750 2,730 3,015 0 0 0
Comox 185 75 110 0 0 0
Halkomelem 1,060 475 585 0 0 0
Lillooet 790 405 385 0 0 0
Okanagan 820 370 450 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 1,305 640 665 0 0 0
Squamish 285 125 155 0 0 0
Straits 360 160 200 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 450 220 235 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 565 295 270 0 0 0
Siouan languages 5,430 2,665 2,770 0 0 0
Dakota 1,760 870 890 0 0 0
Stoney 3,675 1,805 1,875 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 140 70 70 0 0 0
Tlingit 260 140 120 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 2,730 1,350 1,380 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 1,305 645 660 0 0 0
Nisga'a 1,060 545 515 0 0 0
Tsimshian 410 180 235 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 1,490 680 805 0 0 0
Haisla 175 65 110 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 125 50 75 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 605 285 320 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 565 265 300 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 30 20 10 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 665 310 360 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 9,107,075 4,361,420 4,745,660 290 145 140
Afro-Asiatic languages 837,355 432,560 404,795 50 35 10
Berber languages 29,460 15,745 13,715 0 0 0
Kabyle 17,120 9,100 8,015 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 12,505 6,735 5,775 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 57,125 26,870 30,250 0 0 0
Bilen 1,085 625 470 0 0 0
Oromo 6,245 3,070 3,175 0 0 0
Somali 49,665 23,070 26,590 0 0 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 480 220 265 0 0 0
Semitic languages 771,130 400,780 370,350 45 35 10
Amharic 33,670 16,675 16,995 0 0 0
Arabic 629,055 329,235 299,820 45 35 10
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 19,745 9,720 10,020 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 7,115 3,505 3,610 0 0 0
Harari 1,710 855 860 0 0 0
Hebrew 75,020 38,730 36,290 0 0 0
Maltese 7,625 3,760 3,870 0 0 0
Tigrigna 21,340 10,640 10,705 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 3,220 1,655 1,565 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 2,775 1,440 1,335 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 224,865 105,845 119,020 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 27,035 12,640 14,400 0 0 0
Vietnamese 198,895 93,735 105,155 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 190 70 120 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 656,200 273,075 383,125 65 25 40
Bikol 2,075 885 1,190 0 0 0
Cebuano 27,045 10,960 16,085 0 0 0
Fijian 1,660 955 705 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 7,925 3,200 4,720 10 10 10
Ilocano 34,530 13,805 20,730 0 0 0
Malagasy 2,335 1,120 1,220 0 0 0
Malay 22,470 10,370 12,100 0 0 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 5,425 2,445 2,980 0 0 0
Pangasinan 1,800 790 1,015 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 612,735 253,210 359,530 60 25 35
Waray-Waray 1,395 530 860 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 5,585 2,540 3,040 10 0 0
Creole languages 155,615 70,545 85,070 0 10 10
Haitian Creole 6,850 3,140 3,710 10 0 10
Creole, n.o.s. 133,045 59,890 73,160 0 10 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 16,635 7,955 8,675 0 0 0
Dravidian languages 250,180 126,220 123,960 10 0 0
Kannada 8,245 4,180 4,065 0 0 0
Malayalam 37,810 19,410 18,400 0 0 0
Tamil 189,860 94,640 95,220 0 0 0
Telugu 23,160 12,770 10,390 0 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 790 385 405 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 870 435 435 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 5,158,010 2,506,455 2,651,555 140 60 75
Albanian 31,930 16,140 15,790 0 0 0
Armenian 41,295 19,980 21,315 0 0 0
Balto-Slavic languages 817,315 384,960 432,350 20 10 0
Baltic languages 14,675 6,470 8,205 0 0 0
Latvian 6,500 2,960 3,540 0 0 0
Lithuanian 8,185 3,510 4,675 0 0 0
Slavic languages 805,915 379,965 425,945 15 10 10
Belarusan 2,265 1,070 1,195 0 0 0
Bosnian 18,265 9,055 9,215 0 0 0
Bulgarian 22,425 10,920 11,505 0 0 0
Croatian 69,840 34,515 35,325 0 0 0
Czech 28,720 13,675 15,050 0 0 0
Macedonian 23,075 11,190 11,880 0 0 0
Polish 214,965 99,365 115,600 0 10 0
Russian 269,645 127,055 142,595 0 10 0
Serbian 73,775 37,040 36,740 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 11,275 5,525 5,750 0 0 0
Slovak 21,470 10,215 11,255 0 10 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 11,495 5,205 6,290 0 0 0
Ukrainian 132,115 58,820 73,300 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 3,000 1,590 1,405 0 0 0
Celtic languages 9,165 4,705 4,455 0 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 3,980 2,010 1,975 0 0 0
Welsh 1,690 830 860 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 3,590 1,915 1,680 0 0 0
Germanic languages 695,535 337,215 358,320 20 15 10
Afrikaans 23,410 11,795 11,610 0 0 0
Danish 15,745 7,320 8,425 0 0 0
Dutch 120,865 57,885 62,990 0 0 10
Frisian 2,910 1,515 1,395 0 0 0
German 502,730 245,745 256,985 15 10 10
Icelandic 1,780 830 945 0 0 0
Norwegian 8,120 3,860 4,260 0 0 0
Swedish 14,140 6,510 7,635 0 0 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 4,400 1,945 2,455 0 0 0
Yiddish 20,985 10,435 10,550 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 8,710 4,425 4,285 0 0 0
Greek 150,965 75,510 75,455 0 0 0
Indo-Iranian languages 1,658,220 840,850 817,365 45 20 25
Indo-Aryan languages 1,387,805 704,370 683,435 45 20 25
Bengali 91,220 46,935 44,285 20 10 10
Gujarati 149,045 74,765 74,285 0 0 0
Hindi 433,365 221,665 211,700 25 10 10
Kashmiri 905 490 420 0 0 0
Konkani 6,790 3,185 3,605 0 0 0
Marathi 15,570 8,200 7,365 0 0 0
Nepali 21,380 10,915 10,470 0 0 0
Oriya (Odia) 1,535 755 775 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 668,240 341,450 326,790 10 0 10
Sindhi 20,260 9,310 10,945 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 27,825 13,970 13,855 10 0 0
Urdu 322,220 164,685 157,535 10 0 10
Iranian languages 281,715 142,030 139,680 10 0 0
Kurdish 15,290 8,290 7,000 0 0 0
Pashto 23,180 12,465 10,715 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 252,320 126,565 125,755 0 10 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 8,875 4,715 4,155 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 1,897,630 898,530 999,100 55 15 35
Catalan 2,035 1,145 890 0 0 0
Italian 574,725 278,500 296,225 0 0 10
Portuguese 295,955 144,465 151,485 10 0 10
Romanian 115,050 55,275 59,770 0 0 0
Spanish 995,255 460,250 535,010 40 15 25
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 2,680 1,610 1,075 0 0 0
Japanese 83,090 36,760 46,335 10 0 0
Kartvelian languages 2,150 1,075 1,075 0 0 0
Georgian 2,150 1,080 1,070 0 0 0
Korean 172,755 80,170 92,590 0 10 10
Mongolic languages 2,090 960 1,130 0 0 0
Mongolian 2,090 960 1,130 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 177,215 88,135 89,080 15 10 10
Akan (Twi) 22,145 10,810 11,340 0 10 10
Bamanankan 3,190 1,660 1,530 0 0 0
Edo 3,220 1,510 1,705 0 0 0
Ewe 3,000 1,685 1,315 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 4,725 2,460 2,260 0 0 0
Ga 2,250 1,140 1,110 0 0 0
Ganda 2,495 1,175 1,320 0 0 0
Igbo 8,850 4,710 4,140 0 0 0
Lingala 17,010 7,865 9,145 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 8,590 4,075 4,515 0 0 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 7,860 3,600 4,260 0 0 0
Shona 5,425 2,530 2,905 0 0 0
Swahili 38,680 19,565 19,115 0 0 10
Wolof 8,240 4,455 3,785 0 0 0
Yoruba 22,420 11,475 10,940 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 40,760 20,375 20,385 10 10 0
Nilo-Saharan languages 7,015 3,520 3,495 0 0 0
Dinka 2,475 1,280 1,190 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 4,555 2,240 2,315 0 0 0
Sign languages 48,115 18,985 29,130 10 0 0
American Sign Language 21,930 7,780 14,155 0 0 0
Quebec Sign Language 4,665 1,665 3,005 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 22,275 9,835 12,440 0 0 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,430,440 672,100 758,340 0 0 10
Chinese languages 1,413,110 663,465 749,640 0 10 0
Cantonese 699,125 325,840 373,285 0 0 0
Hakka 12,445 5,555 6,890 0 0 0
Mandarin 814,450 377,635 436,815 0 0 0
Min Dong 1,045 440 600 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 42,840 19,005 23,835 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 16,530 7,490 9,040 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 41,690 19,995 21,690 10 0 0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 590 250 340 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 18,270 9,100 9,175 0 0 0
Burmese 4,995 2,490 2,500 0 0 0
Karenic languages 4,895 2,425 2,475 0 0 0
Tibetan 7,050 3,555 3,490 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 2,375 1,160 1,220 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 30,400 13,210 17,195 0 0 0
Lao 17,235 8,240 8,990 0 0 0
Thai 15,390 5,875 9,520 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e. 115 50 65 0 0 0
Turkic languages 60,530 31,585 28,945 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 5,450 2,885 2,565 0 0 0
Turkish 50,775 26,605 24,165 0 0 0
Uyghur 1,385 685 700 0 0 0
Uzbek 2,465 1,230 1,235 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 1,870 905 965 0 0 0
Uralic languages 94,810 44,270 50,545 0 10 0
Estonian 6,070 2,750 3,315 0 0 0
Finnish 17,595 7,540 10,050 0 0 0
Hungarian 71,285 34,005 37,280 0 0 0
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 25 10 10 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 9,730 5,375 4,355 10 0 10
Citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 45 34,460,065 16,971,580 17,488,490 6,205 3,095 3,115
Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 46 32,034,590 15,799,495 16,235,090 6,125 3,050 3,070
Canadian citizens aged under 18 6,652,795 3,412,785 3,240,010 1,780 880 900
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 25,381,795 12,386,710 12,995,080 4,350 2,170 2,175
Not Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 47 2,425,480 1,172,085 1,253,400 80 40 40
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 48 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485 6,205 3,090 3,115
Non-immigrantsCensus data footnote 49 26,412,610 13,124,325 13,288,290 5,930 2,945 2,985
ImmigrantsCensus data footnote 50 7,540,830 3,586,495 3,954,330 260 140 120
Before 1981 1,941,510 927,795 1,013,715 40 25 15
1981 to 1990 915,555 439,245 476,310 20 15 10
1991 to 2000 1,486,655 696,720 789,940 55 30 20
2001 to 2010 1,985,035 940,570 1,044,465 105 50 50
2001 to 2005 928,935 439,890 489,050 40 25 15
2006 to 2010 1,056,095 500,680 555,415 65 30 35
2011 to 2016Census data footnote 51 1,212,075 582,175 629,895 45 25 20
Non-permanent residentsCensus data footnote 52 506,625 260,755 245,870 15 0 10
Age at immigration
Total - Age at immigration for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 53 7,540,830 3,586,500 3,954,335 260 145 120
Under 5 years 731,340 364,165 367,175 20 15 10
5 to 14 years 1,311,810 665,870 645,945 35 15 20
15 to 24 years 1,604,430 724,430 880,005 50 25 25
25 to 44 years 3,198,920 1,513,970 1,684,950 130 70 60
45 years and over 694,320 318,060 376,260 25 15 10
Immigrants by selected place of birthThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census immigration data
Total - Selected places of birth for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 7,540,830 3,586,495 3,954,330 265 140 120
Americas 1,128,745 510,650 618,100 40 20 20
Brazil 29,320 13,235 16,080 0 0 0
Colombia 70,035 32,065 37,965 0 0 10
El Salvador 48,080 23,865 24,215 0 0 0
Guyana 87,685 38,940 48,745 10 0 0
Haiti 93,480 40,955 52,525 0 0 0
Jamaica 138,345 59,960 78,390 0 10 0
Mexico 80,585 37,530 43,055 0 0 0
Peru 29,615 12,950 16,665 0 0 0
Trinidad and Tobago 65,040 29,325 35,710 0 0 0
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 253,715 113,505 140,215 25 10 15
Other places of birth in Americas 232,850 108,325 124,530 0 0 0
Europe 2,088,410 1,015,145 1,073,260 55 30 25
Bosnia and Herzegovina 36,135 18,050 18,085 0 0 0
Croatia 40,045 20,005 20,035 0 10 0
France 105,565 55,395 50,170 10 10 0
Germany 145,845 69,525 76,320 0 0 10
Greece 62,715 31,580 31,135 0 0 0
Hungary 36,820 17,945 18,875 0 0 0
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 28,325 14,355 13,970 0 0 0
Italy 236,640 118,595 118,040 0 0 0
Netherlands 88,475 45,185 43,295 0 0 0
Poland 146,465 66,450 80,020 10 0 0
Portugal 139,450 68,150 71,300 0 0 10
Romania 90,305 42,795 47,510 0 0 0
Russian Federation 78,685 34,265 44,420 0 0 0
SerbiaCensus data footnote 57 33,320 16,325 17,000 0 0 0
Ukraine 73,030 33,360 39,665 0 10 0
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 499,115 243,225 255,890 25 10 10
Other places of birth in Europe 247,470 119,945 127,530 10 0 0
Africa 637,485 322,510 314,970 50 40 10
Algeria 64,620 33,920 30,705 0 0 0
Egypt 64,615 34,125 30,495 0 10 0
Ethiopia 32,790 15,980 16,810 10 0 0
Kenya 27,150 12,810 14,340 0 0 0
Morocco 69,655 36,120 33,535 0 0 0
Nigeria 42,430 21,830 20,600 10 0 0
Somalia 27,230 12,070 15,160 0 0 0
South Africa, Republic of 44,660 22,205 22,460 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 264,320 133,450 130,870 40 30 10
Asia 3,629,160 1,709,985 1,919,175 110 55 55
Afghanistan 51,955 26,030 25,930 0 0 0
Bangladesh 58,735 29,875 28,865 15 10 10
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 649,260 290,800 358,460 0 0 0
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 208,940 98,020 110,915 0 0 0
India 668,565 334,030 334,540 10 0 10
IranCensus data footnote 61 154,425 77,970 76,455 0 0 0
Iraq 68,485 34,785 33,705 0 0 0
Japan 27,240 7,955 19,285 0 0 0
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 123,305 57,170 66,140 10 0 0
Lebanon 88,745 47,295 41,450 0 10 0
Pakistan 202,260 103,225 99,035 10 0 0
Philippines 588,305 247,095 341,210 55 20 35
Sri Lanka 131,995 64,825 67,170 0 10 0
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 52,960 26,595 26,365 0 0 0
Taiwan 63,770 28,170 35,605 0 0 0
Viet Nam 169,250 78,000 91,250 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Asia 320,965 158,150 162,815 10 0 0
Oceania and other places of birthCensus data footnote 64 57,030 28,210 28,825 0 0 0
Recent immigrants by selected places of birth
Total - Selected places of birth for the recent immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 1,212,075 582,180 629,895 40 25 15
Americas 152,595 72,870 79,720 0 0 0
Brazil 8,500 4,000 4,490 0 0 0
Colombia 15,300 6,885 8,415 0 0 0
Cuba 5,370 2,545 2,820 0 0 0
Haiti 19,985 9,160 10,830 0 0 0
Jamaica 12,495 6,680 5,820 0 0 0
Mexico 18,660 9,090 9,575 0 0 0
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 33,060 16,480 16,580 0 0 0
VenezuelaCensus data footnote 65 6,425 2,990 3,435 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Americas 32,790 15,040 17,750 0 0 0
Europe 140,030 70,995 69,035 0 0 0
France 24,150 13,000 11,150 0 0 0
Germany 6,300 3,255 3,045 0 0 0
IrelandCensus data footnote 56