Language Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Knowledge of official languages by age (Total), 2016 counts for the population excluding institutional residents of Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 Census – 100% Data The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correction Update of the 2016 Census language data

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This table shows Knowledge of official languages by age (Total), 2016 counts for the population excluding institutional residents of Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 Census – 100% Data. The column headings are: Geographic name; Knowledge of official languages - Total; Knowledge of official languages - English only; Knowledge of official languages - French only; Knowledge of official languages - English and French; Knowledge of official languages - Neither English nor French

Geographic name Knowledge of official languages Footnote 1
Total English only French only English and French Neither English nor French
Canada 34,767,250 23,757,525 4,144,690 6,216,070 648,975
Newfoundland and Labrador 515,680 488,800 115 25,940 820
Prince Edward Island 141,020 121,815 120 17,840 1,245
Nova Scotia 912,295 813,480 705 95,380 2,735
New Brunswick 736,285 420,815 63,145 249,950 2,370
Quebec 8,066,555 372,445 4,032,640 3,586,410 75,060
Ontario 13,312,870 11,455,500 40,045 1,490,395 326,935
Manitoba 1,261,615 1,135,390 1,480 108,455 16,285
Saskatchewan 1,083,240 1,023,400 535 51,360 7,945
Alberta 4,026,650 3,698,765 3,890 264,715 59,280
British Columbia 4,598,410 4,127,775 1,805 314,925 153,905
Yukon 35,560 30,425 90 4,905 140
Northwest Territories 41,375 36,840 65 4,275 195
Nunavut 35,690 32,065 55 1,525 2,045
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