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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)

Definition

Home language - Part A

Part A - Short definition
Not applicable

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.

Values

  1. Total - Detailed language spoken most often at home
  2. Single responses
  3. English
  4. French
  5. Non-official languages
  6. Selected Aboriginal languages Footnote 6
  7. Atikamekw
  8. Cree, n.o.s.
  9. Dene
  10. Innu/Montagnais
  11. Inuktitut
  12. Mi'kmaq
  13. Ojibway
  14. Oji-Cree
  15. Stoney
  16. Selected non-Aboriginal languages Footnote 16
  17. African languages, n.i.e.
  18. Afrikaans
  19. Akan (Twi)
  20. Albanian
  21. Amharic
  22. Arabic
  23. Armenian
  24. Bantu languages, n.i.e.
  25. Bengali
  26. Berber languages (Kabyle)
  27. Bisayan languages
  28. Bosnian
  29. Bulgarian
  30. Burmese
  31. Cantonese
  32. Chinese, n.o.s.
  33. Creoles
  34. Croatian
  35. Czech
  36. Danish
  37. Dutch
  38. Estonian
  39. Finnish
  40. Flemish
  41. Fukien
  42. German
  43. Greek
  44. Gujarati
  45. Hakka
  46. Hebrew
  47. Hindi
  48. Hungarian
  49. Ilocano
  50. Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e.
  51. Italian
  52. Japanese
  53. Khmer (Cambodian)
  54. Korean
  55. Kurdish
  56. Lao
  57. Latvian
  58. Lingala
  59. Lithuanian
  60. Macedonian
  61. Malay
  62. Malayalam
  63. Maltese
  64. Mandarin
  65. Marathi
  66. Nepali
  67. Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e.
  68. Norwegian
  69. Oromo
  70. Panjabi (Punjabi)
  71. Pashto
  72. Persian (Farsi)
  73. Polish
  74. Portuguese
  75. Romanian
  76. Rundi (Kirundi)
  77. Russian
  78. Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)
  79. Semitic languages, n.i.e.
  80. Serbian
  81. Serbo-Croatian
  82. Shanghainese
  83. Sign languages, n.i.e.
  84. Sindhi
  85. Sinhala (Sinhalese)
  86. Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e.
  87. Slavic languages, n.i.e.
  88. Slovak
  89. Slovenian
  90. Somali
  91. Spanish
  92. Swahili
  93. Swedish
  94. Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)
  95. Taiwanese
  96. Tamil
  97. Telugu
  98. Thai
  99. Tibetan languages
  100. Tigrigna
  101. Turkish
  102. Ukrainian
  103. Urdu
  104. Vietnamese
  105. Yiddish
  106. Other languages Footnote 106
  107. Multiple responses
  108. English and French
  109. English and non-official language
  110. French and non-official language
  111. English, French and non-official language

Footnotes

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.

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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.

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Footnote 106

Other languages
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.

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