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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables
Tabulation: Mother Tongue (8), Detailed Language Spoken Most Often at Home (111), Other Language Spoken Regularly at Home (9), Generation Status (4), Age Groups (10C) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey
About this variable: Detailed language spoken most often at home (111)
Home language - Part A
Part A - Short definition
Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to the language spoken most often at home by the individual on May 10, 2011. Data on other languages spoken on a regular basis at home are also collected.
- Total - Detailed language spoken most often at home
- Single responses
- Non-official languages
- Selected Aboriginal languages Footnote 6
- Cree, n.o.s.
- Selected non-Aboriginal languages Footnote 16
- African languages, n.i.e.
- Akan (Twi)
- Bantu languages, n.i.e.
- Berber languages (Kabyle)
- Bisayan languages
- Chinese, n.o.s.
- Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e.
- Khmer (Cambodian)
- Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e.
- Panjabi (Punjabi)
- Persian (Farsi)
- Rundi (Kirundi)
- Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)
- Semitic languages, n.i.e.
- Sign languages, n.i.e.
- Sinhala (Sinhalese)
- Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e.
- Slavic languages, n.i.e.
- Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)
- Tibetan languages
- Other languages Footnote 106
- Multiple responses
- English and French
- English and non-official language
- French and non-official language
- English, French and non-official language
- Footnote 6
Selected Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.
- Footnote 16
Selected non-Aboriginal languages
The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.
- Footnote 106
This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.