Census Profile, 2016 Census
Northwest Territories [Territory] and Canada [Country]

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Total Male Female Total Male Female
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 41,375 21,055 20,325 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,080
English only 36,845 18,945 17,900 23,757,525 11,838,075 11,919,455
French only 60 30 30 4,144,685 1,925,845 2,218,840
English and French 4,275 1,985 2,295 6,216,065 3,071,325 3,144,740
Neither English nor French 195 90 105 648,970 265,920 383,045
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 41,375 21,050 20,325 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085
English 39,875 20,255 19,620 26,007,500 12,852,330 13,155,165
French 1,165 625 540 7,705,755 3,780,105 3,925,650
English and French 150 85 65 417,485 209,130 208,355
Neither English nor French 195 90 100 636,515 259,600 376,910
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 1,240 665 570 7,914,495 3,884,670 4,029,825
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 3.0 3.2 2.8 22.8 22.7 22.8
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 41,380 21,050 20,330 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,085
Single responses 40,565 20,675 19,890 33,948,620 16,702,840 17,245,775
Official languages 32,940 16,920 16,020 26,627,555 13,201,620 13,425,940
English 31,765 16,290 15,470 19,460,850 9,680,125 9,780,725
French 1,175 630 550 7,166,705 3,521,495 3,645,215
Non-official languages 7,625 3,755 3,875 7,321,065 3,501,220 3,819,840
Aboriginal languages 4,635 2,270 2,360 195,700 94,795 100,900
Algonquian languages 145 65 80 130,450 62,930 67,520
Blackfoot 5 0 0 2,815 1,325 1,490
Cree-Montagnais languages 130 60 70 88,445 42,920 45,530
Atikamekw 0 0 0 6,150 3,135 3,015
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 10,230 4,885 5,350
Moose Cree 0 0 0 100 50 55
Naskapi 0 0 0 1,205 590 620
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 315 125 190
Plains Cree 5 0 5 3,065 1,360 1,710
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 45 20 25
Swampy Cree 5 0 0 1,440 585 850
Woods Cree 0 0 0 1,840 865 975
Cree, n.o.s. 120 55 65 64,050 31,305 32,745
Eastern Algonquian languages 5 0 0 6,990 3,310 3,680
Malecite 0 0 0 305 140 160
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 6,690 3,170 3,520
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 15 5 5 32,150 15,350 16,800
Algonquin 0 0 0 1,260 590 670
Ojibway 15 5 5 17,890 8,440 9,450
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 12,855 6,260 6,595
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 150 65 85
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 45 25 20
Athabaskan languages 3,875 1,950 1,930 17,365 8,325 9,045
Northern Athabaskan languages 3,875 1,945 1,930 17,315 8,310 9,010
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 110 55 60
Beaver 0 0 0 190 85 105
Carrier 0 0 0 1,025 465 565
Chilcotin 0 0 0 660 295 360
Dene 440 250 190 10,700 5,185 5,515
Dogrib (Tlicho) 1,600 820 775 1,645 840 815
Gwich'in 140 60 90 260 110 145
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 80 25 50
Sekani 0 0 0 90 45 45
Slavey-Hare languages 1,690 820 870 1,995 950 1,045
North Slavey (Hare) 745 365 380 765 365 400
South Slavey 775 375 395 945 455 495
Slavey, n.o.s. 175 80 90 280 130 150
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 270 135 140
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 180 90 90
Tahltan 0 0 0 95 40 50
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 290 120 170
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 215 90 135
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 70 30 40
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 50 20 35
Haida 0 0 0 75 35 40
Inuit languages 600 250 350 36,545 18,100 18,445
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 470 210 265 1,025 445 575
Inuktitut 110 30 80 35,215 17,530 17,680
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 20 10 5 315 125 185
Iroquoian languages 0 5 0 1,115 485 635
Cayuga 0 0 0 45 20 20
Mohawk 5 0 5 980 430 555
Oneida 0 0 0 55 20 40
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 35 15 20
Kutenai 0 0 0 105 55 55
Michif 5 5 0 465 230 235
Salish languages 0 5 0 2,305 1,130 1,180
Comox 0 0 0 80 45 40
Halkomelem 0 0 0 475 225 245
Lillooet 0 0 0 315 155 155
Okanagan 0 0 0 270 135 135
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 445 225 220
Squamish 0 0 0 40 20 20
Straits 0 0 0 80 40 40
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 335 150 185
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 255 135 125
Siouan languages 0 0 0 4,285 2,070 2,220
Dakota 0 0 0 1,215 570 635
Stoney 0 0 0 3,025 1,465 1,555
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 55 30 25
Tlingit 0 0 0 95 40 55
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 1,480 730 755
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 880 435 445
Nisga'a 0 0 0 400 200 200
Tsimshian 0 0 0 200 90 110
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 805 370 435
Haisla 0 0 0 90 40 50
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 95 40 55
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 325 145 185
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 285 135 140
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 5 0 5 585 295 295
Non-Aboriginal languages 2,990 1,480 1,510 7,125,365 3,406,425 3,718,945
Afro-Asiatic languages 215 140 70 575,365 298,060 277,300
Berber languages 5 0 0 22,135 11,865 10,270
Kabyle 0 0 0 13,150 6,995 6,155
Berber languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 8,985 4,865 4,115
Cushitic languages 50 40 10 42,885 20,095 22,790
Bilen 0 0 0 805 455 350
Oromo 0 0 0 4,960 2,560 2,400
Somali 45 40 10 36,755 16,895 19,865
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 365 195 170
Semitic languages 160 105 60 509,190 265,465 243,725
Amharic 20 10 10 22,465 10,720 11,745
Arabic 120 75 50 419,890 220,785 199,105
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 16,070 7,910 8,160
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 5,545 2,780 2,770
Harari 0 5 0 1,320 635 685
Hebrew 0 5 0 19,530 10,480 9,045
Maltese 0 0 0 5,565 2,765 2,800
Tigrigna 20 15 5 16,650 8,310 8,340
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,155 1,085 1,070
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,155 635 520
Austro-Asiatic languages 165 75 90 176,725 81,810 94,920
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 20,130 9,270 10,860
Vietnamese 160 75 85 156,425 72,470 83,955
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 170 65 100
Austronesian languages 910 380 525 511,480 211,580 299,900
Bikol 5 0 5 1,790 790 1,000
Cebuano 60 25 35 19,890 7,930 11,960
Fijian 0 0 0 745 400 345
Hiligaynon 15 10 10 6,885 2,680 4,205
Ilocano 70 25 45 26,345 10,620 15,720
Malagasy 0 0 0 1,430 665 760
Malay 0 0 0 12,275 5,255 7,020
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 5 0 0 4,040 1,865 2,175
Pangasinan 5 0 0 1,390 590 800
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 745 320 430 431,380 178,575 252,810
Waray-Waray 0 0 5 1,110 430 675
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 4,195 1,770 2,425
Creole languages 40 25 15 72,125 32,310 39,820
Haitian Creole 5 5 5 3,030 1,445 1,590
Creole, n.o.s. 25 15 10 64,105 28,455 35,660
Creole languages, n.i.e. 15 10 5 4,985 2,410 2,575
Dravidian languages 60 40 25 189,405 94,765 94,640
Kannada 0 0 0 3,970 2,040 1,935
Malayalam 25 15 5 28,570 14,770 13,800
Tamil 20 10 5 140,720 69,080 71,640
Telugu 15 10 10 15,655 8,640 7,020
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 490 240 250
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 795 395 405
Indo-European languages 1,045 540 500 3,877,330 1,889,400 1,987,930
Albanian 10 5 0 26,890 13,610 13,285
Armenian 45 25 25 33,455 16,270 17,185
Balto-Slavic languages 220 120 100 701,975 323,640 378,340
Baltic languages 0 0 5 12,530 5,315 7,215
Latvian 0 0 0 5,455 2,350 3,105
Lithuanian 0 0 5 7,075 2,965 4,115
Slavic languages 220 125 100 689,450 318,325 371,115
Belarusan 5 0 0 810 385 430
Bosnian 5 0 0 12,210 6,035 6,180
Bulgarian 10 5 5 20,025 9,675 10,345
Croatian 15 10 5 48,200 23,540 24,665
Czech 15 5 10 22,290 10,525 11,765
Macedonian 5 5 5 16,775 8,050 8,725
Polish 45 30 20 181,710 82,435 99,275
Russian 40 20 20 188,255 85,400 102,855
Serbian 15 10 5 57,350 28,535 28,815
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 9,555 4,565 4,985
Slovak 25 10 10 17,580 8,075 9,510
Slovene (Slovenian) 10 5 5 9,790 4,415 5,370
Ukrainian 35 15 15 102,485 45,440 57,040
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,415 1,255 1,165
Celtic languages 10 5 5 2,690 1,335 1,360
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 1,090 540 550
Welsh 5 5 5 1,075 495 575
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 530 295 235
Germanic languages 270 125 145 538,765 258,410 280,350
Afrikaans 20 5 15 10,265 5,115 5,145
Danish 5 5 0 12,630 6,245 6,390
Dutch 55 25 30 99,020 48,200 50,820
Frisian 0 0 0 2,100 1,095 1,005
German 170 80 90 384,035 183,215 200,820
Icelandic 5 0 5 1,285 600 685
Norwegian 0 0 0 4,615 2,170 2,445
Swedish 10 5 5 6,840 3,015 3,825
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 3,895 1,730 2,165
Yiddish 0 0 0 13,555 6,750 6,800
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 525 280 240
Greek 20 10 10 106,525 53,350 53,170
Indo-Iranian languages 285 155 125 1,312,750 664,120 648,630
Indo-Aryan languages 245 140 110 1,064,760 538,530 526,235
Bengali 70 40 30 73,125 37,410 35,720
Gujarati 15 10 5 108,780 55,105 53,670
Hindi 40 20 20 110,640 55,880 54,765
Kashmiri 0 0 0 565 300 265
Konkani 0 0 0 3,330 1,625 1,710
Marathi 5 0 0 8,295 4,300 3,995
Nepali 20 10 10 18,275 9,230 9,045
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 1,055 560 495
Punjabi (Panjabi) 50 30 20 501,680 253,515 248,160
Sindhi 0 0 0 11,860 5,605 6,260
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 10 0 0 16,335 8,050 8,285
Urdu 45 20 25 210,815 106,960 103,860
Iranian languages 35 15 20 242,805 122,835 119,970
Kurdish 0 0 0 11,705 6,345 5,355
Pashto 5 0 0 16,910 8,760 8,145
Persian (Farsi) 30 10 15 214,200 107,725 106,470
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 5,180 2,755 2,425
Italic (Romance) languages 190 95 95 1,154,270 558,660 595,615
Catalan 0 0 0 865 440 425
Italian 50 35 15 375,635 184,415 191,220
Portuguese 25 10 15 221,540 106,630 114,910
Romanian 10 5 5 96,665 46,195 50,470
Spanish 105 50 60 458,850 220,605 238,245
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 720 380 340
Japanese 60 20 45 43,640 14,790 28,855
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 1,715 910 805
Georgian 0 0 0 1,715 910 805
Korean 40 20 20 153,425 70,310 83,115
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 1,575 690 885
Mongolian 5 0 0 1,575 690 880
Niger-Congo languages 135 80 60 91,375 45,075 46,305
Akan (Twi) 15 10 10 13,455 6,490 6,970
Bamanankan 0 0 0 1,535 815 720
Edo 0 0 0 1,670 770 900
Ewe 0 5 0 1,760 950 805
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 2,825 1,495 1,335
Ga 0 0 0 920 445 470
Ganda 10 10 0 1,295 625 665
Igbo 5 5 0 4,235 2,265 1,970
Lingala 5 5 0 3,810 1,785 2,025
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 5,845 2,785 3,060
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 5 5 0 5,250 2,355 2,895
Shona 40 20 15 3,180 1,520 1,665
Swahili 5 0 0 13,370 6,385 6,990
Wolof 0 0 0 3,990 2,170 1,820
Yoruba 5 0 0 9,085 4,785 4,300
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 50 25 30 19,135 9,435 9,695
Nilo-Saharan languages 5 5 0 5,870 3,025 2,845
Dinka 0 0 0 2,120 1,115 1,000
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 3,755 1,910 1,840
Sign languages 5 5 0 7,500 3,925 3,575
American Sign Language 0 0 0 2,685 1,320 1,360
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 695 340 355
Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 4,120 2,265 1,860
Sino-Tibetan languages 250 120 130 1,269,215 589,570 679,645
Chinese languages 250 120 125 1,253,360 581,650 671,715
Cantonese 110 55 55 565,270 262,865 302,405
Hakka 0 0 5 10,910 4,900 6,015
Mandarin 60 30 30 592,040 274,630 317,410
Min Dong 0 0 0 1,230 580 650
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 0 31,795 14,450 17,350
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0 12,915 5,780 7,140
Chinese, n.o.s. 75 40 35 38,580 18,165 20,410
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 610 275 335
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 15,850 7,925 7,935
Burmese 0 0 0 3,585 1,795 1,790
Karenic languages 0 0 0 4,705 2,355 2,350
Tibetan 0 0 0 6,165 3,080 3,080
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,400 695 705
Tai-Kadai languages 10 0 5 22,010 8,870 13,145
Lao 5 0 0 12,670 6,145 6,525
Thai 5 0 0 9,255 2,690 6,565
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 80 35 55
Turkic languages 5 5 5 40,140 21,120 19,025
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 3,260 1,785 1,470
Turkish 5 5 0 32,815 17,375 15,440
Uyghur 0 0 0 1,035 510 525
Uzbek 5 5 0 1,715 855 865
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,315 590 720
Uralic languages 30 20 10 81,985 37,790 44,195
Estonian 5 0 0 5,445 2,325 3,115
Finnish 10 5 5 15,295 6,395 8,900
Hungarian 20 15 5 61,235 29,060 32,175
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 5
Other languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 3,690 2,045 1,645
Multiple responses 815 375 440 818,635 398,325 420,305
English and French 145 65 75 165,320 80,460 84,860
English and non-official language 630 285 345 533,265 259,160 274,100
French and non-official language 35 20 15 86,150 42,170 43,985
English, French and non-official language 5 0 5 33,900 16,535 17,365
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 41,380 21,055 20,325 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085
Single responses 40,290 20,550 19,740 33,103,860 16,298,475 16,805,395
Official languages 36,905 18,780 18,125 29,106,670 14,383,020 14,723,645
English 36,270 18,465 17,810 22,162,865 10,966,135 11,196,730
French 635 315 315 6,943,800 3,416,890 3,526,910
Non-official languages 3,385 1,765 1,620 3,997,195 1,915,450 2,081,750
Aboriginal languages 2,045 1,080 965 118,470 59,720 58,750
Algonquian languages 20 5 5 75,080 37,825 37,260
Blackfoot 0 0 0 1,115 555 555
Cree-Montagnais languages 15 10 5 55,825 28,135 27,685
Atikamekw 0 0 0 5,465 2,825 2,640
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 8,590 4,195 4,395
Moose Cree 0 0 0 10 5 5
Naskapi 0 0 0 1,200 595 605
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 110 55 60
Plains Cree 0 0 0 1,350 665 685
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 20 5 15
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 330 140 190
Woods Cree 0 0 0 800 410 390
Cree, n.o.s. 15 5 5 37,945 19,240 18,710
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 3,615 1,795 1,820
Malecite 0 5 5 55 30 30
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 3,560 1,770 1,795
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 5 0 0 14,525 7,335 7,190
Algonquin 0 0 0 370 170 200
Ojibway 0 0 0 6,175 3,165 3,015
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 7,900 3,960 3,940
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 75 40 35
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 5
Athabaskan languages 1,950 1,040 915 10,265 5,125 5,135
Northern Athabaskan languages 1,950 1,035 915 10,255 5,120 5,135
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 15 10 10
Beaver 0 0 0 50 30 20
Carrier 0 0 0 245 115 130
Chilcotin 0 0 0 255 125 130
Dene 160 85 70 7,710 3,805 3,905
Dogrib (Tlicho) 1,020 550 470 1,020 550 475
Gwich'in 20 10 10 45 25 25
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 10 5 5
Sekani 0 0 0 15 10 5
Slavey-Hare languages 745 385 360 820 425 395
North Slavey (Hare) 340 185 160 340 180 155
South Slavey 320 160 160 370 190 185
Slavey, n.o.s. 90 45 45 105 55 55
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 25 15 15
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 25 10 10
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 5 5
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 30 15 15
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 25 15 10
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 10 0 5
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 15 5 5
Haida 0 0 0 10 5 0
Inuit languages 70 30 40 29,490 14,995 14,495
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 55 20 30 165 75 90
Inuktitut 10 5 10 29,230 14,885 14,345
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 90 40 55
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 285 135 155
Cayuga 0 0 0 10 0 5
Mohawk 5 0 0 255 115 140
Oneida 0 0 0 15 5 10
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 5
Kutenai 0 0 0 15 10 5
Michif 5 0 0 85 40 45
Salish languages 0 0 0 285 130 150
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 45 20 25
Lillooet 0 0 0 25 15 10
Okanagan 0 0 0 85 35 45
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 55 30 20
Squamish 0 0 0 5 0 5
Straits 0 0 0 20 10 15
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 25 15 10
Siouan languages 0 0 0 2,225 1,085 1,140
Dakota 0 0 0 255 140 120
Stoney 0 0 0 1,950 940 1,010
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 20 10 15
Tlingit 0 0 0 5 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 410 210 190
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 315 155 155
Nisga'a 0 0 0 70 40 30
Tsimshian 0 0 0 25 15 15
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 75 45 35
Haisla 0 0 0 20 10 15
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 5 5 5
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 30 15 15
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 5 0 5 235 110 125
Non-Aboriginal languages 1,340 685 655 3,878,725 1,855,730 2,022,995
Afro-Asiatic languages 130 90 40 307,755 153,275 154,480
Berber languages 0 0 0 8,105 4,215 3,895
Kabyle 0 0 0 5,490 2,855 2,640
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,620 1,365 1,260
Cushitic languages 35 30 0 27,095 12,455 14,640
Bilen 0 0 0 620 330 285
Oromo 0 0 0 3,410 1,700 1,710
Somali 35 35 0 22,895 10,340 12,555
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 185 85 95
Semitic languages 95 60 35 272,100 136,390 135,720
Amharic 10 5 5 12,780 6,010 6,770
Arabic 75 45 25 223,540 112,690 110,850
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 10,510 5,090 5,425
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 3,445 1,695 1,750
Harari 0 0 0 735 335 400
Hebrew 0 0 0 8,560 4,425 4,135
Maltese 0 0 0 1,130 525 605
Tigrigna 15 5 5 10,205 5,040 5,170
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,200 585 620
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 440 215 230
Austro-Asiatic languages 105 50 55 115,210 53,500 61,710
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 10,880 4,940 5,945
Vietnamese 105 50 55 104,245 48,525 55,725
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 85 40 45
Austronesian languages 455 215 235 239,785 108,110 131,680
Bikol 0 0 0 290 140 155
Cebuano 20 10 15 7,210 3,325 3,880
Fijian 0 0 0 195 105 90
Hiligaynon 15 10 5 2,205 970 1,240
Ilocano 20 5 10 9,125 4,045 5,080
Malagasy 0 0 0 435 220 210
Malay 0 0 0 3,620 1,710 1,910
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 1,200 565 630
Pangasinan 0 0 0 240 110 135
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 400 190 215 213,790 96,235 117,555
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 310 135 170
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,160 545 620
Creole languages 15 10 5 27,860 12,005 15,850
Haitian Creole 5 0 0 1,280 575 705
Creole, n.o.s. 5 5 0 24,575 10,510 14,060
Creole languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 2,005 920 1,085
Dravidian languages 30 15 15 122,490 59,780 62,710
Kannada 0 0 0 1,630 825 800
Malayalam 15 10 5 15,440 7,865 7,575
Tamil 5 5 5 96,955 46,570 50,385
Telugu 10 0 0 8,280 4,430 3,850
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 190 85 105
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 340 160 180
Indo-European languages 350 170 175 1,911,215 927,225 983,985
Albanian 0 0 0 13,135 6,575 6,560
Armenian 25 10 15 21,505 10,165 11,345
Balto-Slavic languages 55 25 30 314,965 149,315 165,650
Baltic languages 0 0 0 3,275 1,400 1,870
Latvian 0 0 0 1,255 530 725
Lithuanian 0 0 0 2,020 870 1,150
Slavic languages 55 25 30 311,690 147,910 163,780
Belarusan 0 0 0 230 105 120
Bosnian 5 5 0 6,045 3,010 3,040
Bulgarian 0 0 0 11,985 5,835 6,150
Croatian 0 0 0 16,775 7,980 8,795
Czech 5 0 5 6,235 3,060 3,180
Macedonian 0 0 0 6,830 3,250 3,580
Polish 10 5 5 74,780 34,910 39,870
Russian 20 10 10 116,595 55,175 61,425
Serbian 5 5 0 31,750 15,665 16,085
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 3,885 1,865 2,020
Slovak 5 0 5 5,615 2,685 2,920
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0 2,050 905 1,145
Ukrainian 0 0 0 28,250 13,150 15,100
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 670 310 360
Celtic languages 0 0 0 360 205 155
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 185 105 80
Welsh 0 0 0 95 50 45
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 80 50 30
Germanic languages 45 20 20 146,455 71,835 74,615
Afrikaans 10 0 5 4,790 2,355 2,435
Danish 0 0 0 855 410 445
Dutch 5 0 5 9,565 4,630 4,935
Frisian 0 0 0 185 95 90
German 25 15 15 120,335 58,905 61,435
Icelandic 0 0 5 270 120 150
Norwegian 0 0 0 345 145 200
Swedish 0 0 0 1,045 500 545
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 355 170 185
Yiddish 0 0 0 7,080 3,695 3,385
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,625 820 810
Greek 5 5 0 44,545 21,110 23,440
Indo-Iranian languages 170 90 80 838,755 416,960 421,795
Indo-Aryan languages 155 85 70 676,185 337,440 338,745
Bengali 40 25 20 47,350 23,585 23,765
Gujarati 10 5 5 64,150 31,740 32,405
Hindi 15 10 5 55,510 27,805 27,710
Kashmiri 0 0 0 135 70 70
Konkani 0 0 0 720 355 370
Marathi 0 0 0 3,780 1,940 1,840
Nepali 20 10 10 13,375 6,710 6,670
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 470 235 240
Punjabi (Panjabi) 40 25 15 349,145 174,905 174,240
Sindhi 0 0 0 4,975 2,280 2,695
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 5 0 0 7,790 3,860 3,925
Urdu 35 20 15 128,785 63,965 64,820
Iranian languages 20 5 10 160,195 78,310 81,880
Kurdish 0 0 0 6,580 3,400 3,175
Pashto 0 0 0 10,590 5,305 5,290
Persian (Farsi) 20 10 10 143,020 69,600 73,425
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,375 1,215 1,160
Italic (Romance) languages 45 25 30 531,485 251,050 280,440
Catalan 0 0 0 355 165 190
Italian 5 5 5 115,415 49,975 65,440
Portuguese 5 0 5 98,710 46,915 51,795
Romanian 5 5 0 53,320 25,795 27,525
Spanish 30 15 20 263,510 128,110 135,400
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 180 85 95
Japanese 50 20 25 19,785 8,265 11,515
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 1,040 565 475
Georgian 0 0 0 1,035 565 475
Korean 20 10 10 109,705 51,385 58,320
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 910 440 470
Mongolian 0 0 0 910 435 470
Niger-Congo languages 40 20 20 28,665 13,340 15,320
Akan (Twi) 5 0 0 5,990 2,695 3,295
Bamanankan 0 0 0 340 180 160
Edo 0 0 0 415 175 240
Ewe 0 0 0 410 185 225
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 825 400 425
Ga 0 0 0 250 105 140
Ganda 5 0 0 345 160 185
Igbo 0 0 5 1,000 485 510
Lingala 0 0 0 1,045 455 590
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 2,110 990 1,115
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0 1,530 670 865
Shona 15 5 10 1,035 475 560
Swahili 0 0 0 5,370 2,500 2,870
Wolof 0 0 0 1,380 745 635
Yoruba 0 0 0 2,615 1,275 1,340
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 10 10 5 4,010 1,850 2,160
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 2,650 1,305 1,350
Dinka 0 0 0 1,130 580 550
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,525 730 800
Sign languages 5 5 5 10,445 5,870 4,570
American Sign Language 0 0 5 3,015 1,560 1,460
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 730 375 355
Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 6,690 3,935 2,755
Sino-Tibetan languages 135 70 65 924,720 433,530 491,190
Chinese languages 135 70 65 913,365 427,860 485,505
Cantonese 55 30 25 400,215 184,340 215,885
Hakka 0 0 0 4,080 1,820 2,265
Mandarin 35 15 20 462,890 220,075 242,815
Min Dong 0 0 0 345 150 195
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 5 13,965 6,345 7,625
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0 7,650 3,580 4,075
Chinese, n.o.s. 45 25 20 23,935 11,440 12,500
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 280 130 150
Tibeto-Burman languages 5 0 0 11,350 5,670 5,680
Burmese 0 0 0 2,245 1,115 1,125
Karenic languages 0 0 0 3,865 1,935 1,930
Tibetan 0 0 0 4,590 2,305 2,280
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 655 305 345
Tai-Kadai languages 5 0 0 9,565 4,455 5,110
Lao 5 0 0 6,175 2,995 3,180
Thai 0 0 0 3,360 1,450 1,915
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 30 15 15
Turkic languages 0 0 0 22,250 11,205 11,045
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 1,245 640 610
Turkish 0 0 0 18,955 9,525 9,430
Uyghur 0 0 0 610 315 290
Uzbek 0 0 0 990 505 490
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 455 230 225
Uralic languages 0 0 0 23,245 10,715 12,535
Estonian 0 0 0 975 365 610
Finnish 0 0 0 2,790 1,220 1,565
Hungarian 0 0 0 19,485 9,125 10,355
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,110 605 500
Multiple responses 1,090 500 585 1,663,390 802,695 860,690
English and French 125 55 70 160,185 77,940 82,235
English and non-official language 930 430 495 1,284,975 620,375 664,600
French and non-official language 15 5 5 148,915 70,915 78,000
English, French and non-official language 25 10 15 69,315 33,465 35,850
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 41,375 21,050 20,325 34,767,255 17,101,165 17,666,080
None 34,235 17,535 16,700 29,615,245 14,612,175 15,003,065
English 2,180 1,145 1,030 2,109,340 1,045,215 1,064,120
French 785 365 425 731,095 342,245 388,855
Non-official language 4,105 1,970 2,135 2,151,690 1,023,940 1,127,750
Aboriginal 2,995 1,440 1,555 90,740 42,890 47,850
Non-Aboriginal 1,110 530 580 2,060,945 981,055 1,079,895
English and French 15 5 5 47,970 23,785 24,190
English and non-official language 15 10 10 61,075 30,045 31,030
French and non-official language 45 25 25 48,755 22,690 26,065
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 2,080 1,075 1,010
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 41,135 20,905 20,230 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
Official languages 40,865 20,780 20,085 33,818,210 16,709,290 17,108,920
English 40,815 20,765 20,055 29,748,265 14,806,270 14,941,995
French 4,265 1,910 2,350 10,242,945 4,952,455 5,290,495
Non-official languages 10,750 5,305 5,445 9,369,280 4,488,185 4,881,090
Aboriginal languages 6,535 3,235 3,295 263,845 127,550 136,295
Algonquian languages 250 125 115 177,570 85,505 92,065
Blackfoot 10 0 0 5,645 2,695 2,950
Cree-Montagnais languages 210 110 95 116,585 56,515 60,070
Atikamekw 0 0 0 6,640 3,335 3,305
Montagnais (Innu) 10 0 0 11,440 5,500 5,945
Moose Cree 0 0 0 195 80 115
Naskapi 0 0 0 1,465 710 755
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 545 225 320
Plains Cree 10 0 0 5,905 2,705 3,200
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 40 30 10
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 2,345 995 1,350
Woods Cree 0 0 0 2,665 1,230 1,435
Cree, n.o.s. 210 110 95 86,115 42,080 44,035
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 9,765 4,710 5,050
Malecite 0 0 0 755 370 390
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 9,025 4,350 4,670
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 30 10 20 46,685 22,100 24,585
Algonquin 10 0 0 2,480 1,165 1,315
Ojibway 30 15 20 28,585 13,365 15,220
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 15,610 7,575 8,030
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 205 105 105
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 120 60 60
Athabaskan languages 5,405 2,720 2,690 23,655 11,340 12,320
Northern Athabaskan languages 5,400 2,720 2,685 23,570 11,300 12,265
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 210 105 100
Beaver 0 0 0 340 180 165
Carrier 0 0 0 2,105 955 1,145
Chilcotin 0 0 0 1,150 535 610
Dene 630 340 285 13,060 6,270 6,790
Dogrib (Tlicho) 2,285 1,175 1,110 2,375 1,210 1,165
Gwich'in 250 115 135 360 165 200
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 150 60 90
Sekani 0 0 0 185 85 100
Slavey-Hare languages 2,365 1,130 1,230 2,815 1,340 1,475
North Slavey (Hare) 970 455 510 1,010 475 530
South Slavey 1,140 550 585 1,365 660 710
Slavey, n.o.s. 475 230 240 680 320 360
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 630 340 285
Kaska (Nahani) 10 0 0 365 205 170
Tahltan 0 0 0 270 140 130
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 420 160 260
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 285 115 170
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 145 50 95
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 10 85 35 50
Haida 0 0 0 465 205 260
Inuit languages 900 400 500 42,980 21,355 21,630
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 740 340 400 1,975 895 1,080
Inuktitut 135 50 85 40,620 20,280 20,340
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 25 15 15 470 225 240
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 2,800 1,240 1,555
Cayuga 0 0 0 125 40 85
Mohawk 10 0 10 2,415 1,120 1,295
Oneida 0 0 0 180 60 125
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 115 45 75
Kutenai 0 0 0 175 95 80
Michif 10 10 0 1,210 585 625
Salish languages 0 0 0 5,750 2,730 3,015
Comox 0 0 0 185 75 110
Halkomelem 0 0 0 1,060 475 585
Lillooet 0 0 0 790 405 385
Okanagan 0 0 0 820 370 450
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 1,305 640 665
Squamish 0 0 0 285 125 155
Straits 0 0 0 360 160 200
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 450 220 235
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 10 565 295 270
Siouan languages 0 0 0 5,430 2,665 2,770
Dakota 0 0 0 1,760 870 890
Stoney 0 0 0 3,675 1,805 1,875
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 140 70 70
Tlingit 0 0 0 260 140 120
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 2,730 1,350 1,380
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 1,305 645 660
Nisga'a 0 0 0 1,060 545 515
Tsimshian 0 0 0 410 180 235
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 1,490 680 805
Haisla 0 0 0 175 65 110
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 125 50 75
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 605 285 320
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 565 265 300
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 30 20 10
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 665 310 360
Non-Aboriginal languages 4,245 2,090 2,160 9,107,075 4,361,420 4,745,660
Afro-Asiatic languages 285 180 105 837,355 432,560 404,795
Berber languages 0 0 0 29,460 15,745 13,715
Kabyle 0 0 0 17,120 9,100 8,015
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 10 0 12,505 6,735 5,775
Cushitic languages 30 25 15 57,125 26,870 30,250
Bilen 0 0 0 1,085 625 470
Oromo 0 0 0 6,245 3,070 3,175
Somali 30 20 10 49,665 23,070 26,590
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 480 220 265
Semitic languages 245 150 95 771,130 400,780 370,350
Amharic 25 10 15 33,670 16,675 16,995
Arabic 195 125 65 629,055 329,235 299,820
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 19,745 9,720 10,020
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 7,115 3,505 3,610
Harari 0 0 0 1,710 855 860
Hebrew 10 0 0 75,020 38,730 36,290
Maltese 0 0 0 7,625 3,760 3,870
Tigrigna 15 10 10 21,340 10,640 10,705
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 3,220 1,655 1,565
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,775 1,440 1,335
Austro-Asiatic languages 215 100 120 224,865 105,845 119,020
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 27,035 12,640 14,400
Vietnamese 215 95 120 198,895 93,735 105,155
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 190 70 120
Austronesian languages 1,120 490 630 656,200 273,075 383,125
Bikol 10 0 0 2,075 885 1,190
Cebuano 55 20 35 27,045 10,960 16,085
Fijian 0 0 0 1,660 955 705
Hiligaynon 10 10 0 7,925 3,200 4,720
Ilocano 120 45 75 34,530 13,805 20,730
Malagasy 0 0 0 2,335 1,120 1,220
Malay 0 0 0 22,470 10,370 12,100
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 10 0 0 5,425 2,445 2,980
Pangasinan 0 0 0 1,800 790 1,015
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 1,075 470 605 612,735 253,210 359,530
Waray-Waray 10 0 10 1,395 530 860
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5,585 2,540 3,040
Creole languages 95 45 50 155,615 70,545 85,070
Haitian Creole 10 0 0 6,850 3,140 3,710
Creole, n.o.s. 60 25 30 133,045 59,890 73,160
Creole languages, n.i.e. 35 15 20 16,635 7,955 8,675
Dravidian languages 65 40 20 250,180 126,220 123,960
Kannada 0 0 0 8,245 4,180 4,065
Malayalam 45 30 15 37,810 19,410 18,400
Tamil 0 10 0 189,860 94,640 95,220
Telugu 15 10 0 23,160 12,770 10,390
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 790 385 405
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 870 435 435
Indo-European languages 1,760 920 845 5,158,010 2,506,455 2,651,555
Albanian 0 0 0 31,930 16,140 15,790
Armenian 15 10 10 41,295 19,980 21,315
Balto-Slavic languages 245 140 110 817,315 384,960 432,350
Baltic languages 10 0 0 14,675 6,470 8,205
Latvian 0 0 0 6,500 2,960 3,540
Lithuanian 0 0 10 8,185 3,510 4,675
Slavic languages 245 135 105 805,915 379,965 425,945
Belarusan 0 0 0 2,265 1,070 1,195
Bosnian 0 0 0 18,265 9,055 9,215
Bulgarian 0 0 10 22,425 10,920 11,505
Croatian 20 10 10 69,840 34,515 35,325
Czech 15 15 0 28,720 13,675 15,050
Macedonian 20 10 10 23,075 11,190 11,880
Polish 55 35 20 214,965 99,365 115,600
Russian 70 35 30 269,645 127,055 142,595
Serbian 10 0 0 73,775 37,040 36,740
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 11,275 5,525 5,750
Slovak 35 15 15 21,470 10,215 11,255
Slovene (Slovenian) 10 0 0 11,495 5,205 6,290
Ukrainian 25 15 10 132,115 58,820 73,300
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 3,000 1,590 1,405
Celtic languages 0 10 0 9,165 4,705 4,455
Scottish Gaelic 10 10 0 3,980 2,010 1,975
Welsh 0 0 0 1,690 830 860
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 3,590 1,915 1,680
Germanic languages 475 245 230 695,535 337,215 358,320
Afrikaans 15 0 10 23,410 11,795 11,610
Danish 10 10 0 15,745 7,320 8,425
Dutch 60 35 25 120,865 57,885 62,990
Frisian 0 10 0 2,910 1,515 1,395
German 390 200 195 502,730 245,745 256,985
Icelandic 0 0 0 1,780 830 945
Norwegian 0 0 0 8,120 3,860 4,260
Swedish 15 0 10 14,140 6,510 7,635
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 4,400 1,945 2,455
Yiddish 0 0 0 20,985 10,435 10,550
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 8,710 4,425 4,285
Greek 10 0 0 150,965 75,510 75,455
Indo-Iranian languages 470 260 205 1,658,220 840,850 817,365
Indo-Aryan languages 415 240 175 1,387,805 704,370 683,435
Bengali 140 75 65 91,220 46,935 44,285
Gujarati 15 20 0 149,045 74,765 74,285
Hindi 130 75 55 433,365 221,665 211,700
Kashmiri 0 0 0 905 490 420
Konkani 0 0 0 6,790 3,185 3,605
Marathi 0 0 0 15,570 8,200 7,365
Nepali 20 10 10 21,380 10,915 10,470
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 1,535 755 775
Punjabi (Panjabi) 105 60 45 668,240 341,450 326,790
Sindhi 10 0 0 20,260 9,310 10,945
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 10 10 0 27,825 13,970 13,855
Urdu 120 70 55 322,220 164,685 157,535
Iranian languages 55 20 30 281,715 142,030 139,680
Kurdish 0 0 0 15,290 8,290 7,000
Pashto 0 0 0 23,180 12,465 10,715
Persian (Farsi) 55 20 30 252,320 126,565 125,755
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 8,875 4,715 4,155
Italic (Romance) languages 625 300 320 1,897,630 898,530 999,100
Catalan 0 0 0 2,035 1,145 890
Italian 95 55 35 574,725 278,500 296,225
Portuguese 55 35 20 295,955 144,465 151,485
Romanian 0 0 10 115,050 55,275 59,770
Spanish 505 230 270 995,255 460,250 535,010
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 2,680 1,610 1,075
Japanese 125 30 95 83,090 36,760 46,335
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 2,150 1,075 1,075
Georgian 0 0 10 2,150 1,080 1,070
Korean 100 45 50 172,755 80,170 92,590
Mongolic languages 10 0 0 2,090 960 1,130
Mongolian 0 0 0 2,090 960 1,130
Niger-Congo languages 225 130 95 177,215 88,135 89,080
Akan (Twi) 30 15 15 22,145 10,810 11,340
Bamanankan 0 0 0 3,190 1,660 1,530
Edo 0 0 0 3,220 1,510 1,705
Ewe 10 0 0 3,000 1,685 1,315
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 4,725 2,460 2,260
Ga 0 0 0 2,250 1,140 1,110
Ganda 30 30 0 2,495 1,175 1,320
Igbo 15 15 10 8,850 4,710 4,140
Lingala 0 0 0 17,010 7,865 9,145
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 8,590 4,075 4,515
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0 7,860 3,600 4,260
Shona 65 30 30 5,425 2,530 2,905
Swahili 10 10 0 38,680 19,565 19,115
Wolof 0 0 0 8,240 4,455 3,785
Yoruba 15 10 0 22,420 11,475 10,940
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 55 25 35 40,760 20,375 20,385
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 7,015 3,520 3,495
Dinka 0 0 0 2,475 1,280 1,190
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 4,555 2,240 2,315
Sign languages 40 20 20 48,115 18,985 29,130
American Sign Language 30 15 15 21,930 7,780 14,155
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 4,665 1,665 3,005
Sign languages, n.i.e. 15 10 10 22,275 9,835 12,440
Sino-Tibetan languages 240 95 145 1,430,440 672,100 758,340
Chinese languages 235 95 140 1,413,110 663,465 749,640
Cantonese 100 45 55 699,125 325,840 373,285
Hakka 10 0 0 12,445 5,555 6,890
Mandarin 80 35 45 814,450 377,635 436,815
Min Dong 0 0 0 1,045 440 600
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 15 0 10 42,840 19,005 23,835
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0 16,530 7,490 9,040
Chinese, n.o.s. 60 20 40 41,690 19,995 21,690
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 590 250 340
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 18,270 9,100 9,175
Burmese 0 0 0 4,995 2,490 2,500
Karenic languages 0 0 0 4,895 2,425 2,475
Tibetan 0 0 0 7,050 3,555 3,490
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,375 1,160 1,220
Tai-Kadai languages 10 0 10 30,400 13,210 17,195
Lao 10 10 0 17,235 8,240 8,990
Thai 10 10 0 15,390 5,875 9,520
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 115 50 65
Turkic languages 15 0 0 60,530 31,585 28,945
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 5,450 2,885 2,565
Turkish 10 0 10 50,775 26,605 24,165
Uyghur 0 0 0 1,385 685 700
Uzbek 10 0 0 2,465 1,230 1,235
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,870 905 965
Uralic languages 30 20 10 94,810 44,270 50,545
Estonian 0 0 0 6,070 2,750 3,315
Finnish 10 10 0 17,595 7,540 10,050
Hungarian 20 10 10 71,285 34,005 37,280
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 25 10 10
Other languages, n.i.e. 10 10 0 9,730 5,375 4,355

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Northwest Territories [Territory] and Canada [Country] (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 October 19, 2018).

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