Language Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Language spoken most often at home by other language(s) spoken regularly at home (Total) and 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 Language spoken most often at home by other language(s) spoken regularly at home (Total) and 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; Language spoken most often at home - Total; Language spoken most often at home - English; Language spoken most often at home - French; Language spoken most often at home - Non-official language; Language spoken most often at home - English and French; Language spoken most often at home - English and non-official language; Language spoken most often at home - French and non-official language; Language spoken most often at home - English, French and non-official language

Geographic name Language spoken most often at home Footnote 2
Total English French Non-official language English and French English and non-official language French and non-official language English, French and non-official language
Canada 34,767,255 22,162,865 6,943,800 3,997,200 160,185 1,284,975 148,915 69,310
Newfoundland and Labrador 515,680 505,545 935 6,545 400 2,175 25 55
Prince Edward Island 141,015 132,670 2,260 4,570 345 1,150 5 15
Nova Scotia 912,295 863,550 14,465 22,740 2,185 8,970 75 315
New Brunswick 736,285 505,935 206,315 12,690 7,275 3,435 345 290
Quebec 8,066,555 782,185 6,375,670 585,885 86,715 54,395 139,385 42,320
Ontario 13,312,870 10,328,685 277,040 1,916,320 45,650 719,590 6,725 18,855
Manitoba 1,261,620 1,035,475 16,865 144,800 3,090 60,085 415 885
Saskatchewan 1,083,235 964,645 3,985 80,505 1,215 32,245 150 500
Alberta 4,026,655 3,327,260 27,630 482,725 6,885 178,065 1,125 2,965
British Columbia 4,598,415 3,631,700 16,795 717,375 6,160 222,670 645 3,065
Yukon 35,560 32,270 860 1,600 120 680 5 20
Northwest Territories 41,375 36,275 630 3,380 120 930 10 25
Nunavut 35,690 16,685 345 18,055 20 585 0 5
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