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, British Columbia 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, British Columbia 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
British Columbia 4,598,415 3,631,700 16,795 717,375 6,160 222,670 645 3,065
Alberni-Clayoquot RD B.C. 30,690 29,565 90 580 55 395 0 10
Bulkley-Nechako RD B.C. 37,675 36,175 85 855 30 530 0 10
Capital RD B.C. 377,665 346,400 1,910 19,795 685 8,640 45 200
Cariboo RD B.C. 61,355 58,745 115 1,640 45 795 5 15
Central Coast RD B.C. 3,310 3,250 5 25 5 30 0 0
Central Kootenay RD B.C. 58,955 56,670 300 1,020 105 840 0 15
Central Okanagan RD B.C. 192,830 181,325 715 6,885 220 3,605 15 60
Columbia-Shuswap RD B.C. 50,925 49,120 305 880 55 560 0 10
Comox Valley RD B.C. 65,930 63,600 505 1,145 110 550 5 10
Cowichan Valley RD B.C. 82,915 80,530 160 1,345 80 780 5 15
East Kootenay RD B.C. 59,800 57,815 335 960 75 590 5 15
Fraser-Fort George RD B.C. 93,520 88,705 200 2,915 105 1,565 5 25
Fraser Valley RD B.C. 291,105 245,345 510 33,730 285 11,075 35 140
Greater Vancouver RD B.C. 2,440,140 1,622,740 8,630 621,105 3,475 181,305 495 2,395
Kitimat-Stikine RD B.C. 37,065 34,510 350 1,425 55 705 5 10
Kootenay Boundary RD B.C. 31,035 30,065 115 465 30 355 0 10
Mount Waddington RD B.C. 11,000 10,675 15 170 15 120 0 0
Nanaimo RD B.C. 153,160 145,790 410 4,525 160 2,225 10 40
North Okanagan RD B.C. 83,365 80,030 175 2,045 70 1,035 0 10
Northern Rockies RD B.C. 5,380 5,130 15 150 10 80 0 0
Okanagan-Similkameen RD B.C. 81,670 76,095 425 3,675 95 1,370 5 15
Peace River RD B.C. 62,570 57,420 130 3,630 55 1,320 5 10
Powell River RD B.C. 19,925 19,190 145 335 30 210 5 10
Skeena-Queen Charlotte RD B.C. 18,020 16,875 30 735 20 360 5 0
Squamish-Lillooet RD B.C. 42,565 38,760 555 2,220 105 900 5 20
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