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, Nova Scotia and census divisions, 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, Nova Scotia and census divisions, 2016 Census – 100% Data. The column headings are: Geographic name; type; prov/terr; 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 Type Prov. / Terr. 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
Nova Scotia 912,295 863,550 14,465 22,740 2,185 8,970 75 315
Annapolis CTY N.S. 20,285 19,955 100 120 30 85 0 0
Antigonish CTY N.S. 19,060 18,535 155 210 30 125 0 0
Cape Breton CTY N.S. 97,250 93,925 210 2,565 85 465 0 5
Colchester CTY N.S. 49,995 49,225 115 370 65 225 0 0
Cumberland CTY N.S. 29,305 28,955 45 175 25 100 0 0
Digby CTY N.S. 17,080 12,420 4,345 55 215 40 5 10
Guysborough CTY N.S. 7,520 7,435 10 50 0 25 0 0
Halifax CTY N.S. 399,575 371,210 3,660 16,405 1,155 6,810 60 260
Hants CTY N.S. 42,235 41,425 110 520 45 135 0 5
Inverness CTY N.S. 16,985 14,790 1,555 455 85 100 0 0
Kings CTY N.S. 59,670 58,200 475 610 35 335 0 15
Lunenburg CTY N.S. 46,450 45,770 140 310 55 165 0 10
Pictou CTY N.S. 42,915 42,320 55 310 25 200 0 5
Queens CTY N.S. 10,235 10,120 10 60 10 35 0 5
Richmond CTY N.S. 8,860 7,775 780 165 105 30 0 0
Shelburne CTY N.S. 13,815 13,700 20 50 15 30 0 5
Victoria CTY N.S. 6,990 6,735 10 210 5 30 0 0
Yarmouth CTY N.S. 24,070 21,055 2,660 110 200 40 5 5
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