Lingustics Analysys - Major Canadian Urban Centers

 

Newfoundland

 

St John’s: 106,172 people. (Census 2011)

English: 101,680 (95.77%)

French: 225 (0.21%)

Non – official languages: 2,105 (1.98%)

In St John’s, there were 2,105 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language

Chinese (n.o.s) 22.80                 Chinese speaking citizens: 480

Spanish             8.8                     Spanish speaking citizens: 185

Mandarin         5.2                     Mandarin speaking citizens: 110

Bengali             4.5                       Bengali speaking citizens: 95

Russian            4.0                       Russian speaking citizens: 85

Albanian           3.6                       Albanian speaking citizens: 75

Urdu                 2.9                       Urdu speaking citizens: 60

Persian (Farsi) 2.9                       Persian speaking citizens: 60

Cantonese         2.6                       Cantonese speaking citizens: 55

Nepali               2.4                       Nepali speaking citizens: 50

Korean             1.9                       Korean speaking citizens: 40

Tagalog             1.7                       Tagalog speaking citizens: 35

Sign languages 1.4                       Sign languages speaking citizens: 30

Polish               1.4                       Polish speaking citizens: 30

African

languages

(n.e.s)               1.2                       African speaking citizens: 25

Arabic               1.2                        Arabic speaking citizens: 25

Punjabi             1.2                         Punjabi speaking citizens: 25

Swahili             1.2                        Swahili speaking citizens: 25

Tamil                 1.2                         Tamil speaking citizens: 25

Telegu               1.0                           Telegu speaking citizens: 20

Hindi                 1.0                            Hindi speaking citizens: 20

Vietnamese       1.0                           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 20

Bilingual (0.08%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 90

Bilingual (0.55%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 585

Bilingual (0.005%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5

 

Conception Bay South: 24,595 people. (Census 2011)

English: 24,505 (99.63%)

French: 30 (0.12%)

Non – official languages: 25 (0.10%)

In Conception Bay South, there were 30 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

 

Russian               33                             Russian speaking citizens: 10

Sign Languages   33                             Sign Language speaking citizens: 10

Danish                 17                             Danish speaking citizens: 5

Bilingual (0.04%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 10

Bilingual (0.08%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 20

Bilingual (0.00%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

 

Mount Pearl: 24,284 people. (Census 2011)

English: 24,040 (99.00%)

French: 15 (0.06%)

Non – official languages: 45 (0.19%)

In Mount Pearl, there were 60 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Chinese               17                             Chinese speaking citizens: 10

Russian              17                             Russian speaking citizens: 10

Sign Languages   17                             Sign Language speaking citizens: 10

Punjabi                 8.3                           Punjabi speaking citizens: 5

Tagalog              8.3                           Tagalog speaking citizens: 5

Urdu                   8.3                             Urdu speaking citizens: 5

Bilingual (0.02%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 5

Bilingual (0.14%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 35

Bilingual (0.00%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

 

Prince Edward Island

 

Charlottetown: 33,605 people. (Census 2011)

English: 30,780 (91.59%)

French: 320 (0.95%)

Non – official languages: 2,105 (6.26%)

In Charlottetown, there were 2,105 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Chinese               41.3                         Chinese speaking citizens: 870

Mandarin             10.2                         Mandarin speaking citizens: 215

Persian                7.6                           Farsi speaking citizens: 160

Arabic                   4.8                           Arabic speaking citizens: 100

Nepali                   4.3                           Nepali speaking citizens: 90

Spanish                 3.8                           Spanish speaking citizens: 80

Korean                 3.6                           Korean speaking citizens: 75

Russian                 3.1                           Russian speaking citizens: 65

Albanian               2.4                          Albanian speaking citizens: 50

Cantonese             2.1                           Cantonese speaking citizens: 45

Sino – Tibetan     1.7                           Sino – Tibetan Sino citizens: 35

Hungarian             1.2                          Hungarian speaking citizens: 25

Sinhala                 1.2                           Sinhalese speaking citizens: 25

Somali                   1.2                           Somali speaking citizens: 25

Tagalog                 1.2                          Tagalog speaking citizens: 25

Bilingual (0.18%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 60

Bilingual (0.95%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 320

Bilingual (0.03%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 10

 

Summerside: 14,480 people. (Census 2011)

English: 13,975 (96.51%)

French: 250 (0.06%)

Non – official languages: 155 (0.19%)

In Summerside, there were 155 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Albanian               9.7                          Albanian speaking citizens: 15

Cantonese             9.7                           Cantonese speaking citizens: 15

Chinese                 9.7                           Chinese speaking citizens: 15

Arabic                   6.5                         Arabic speaking citizens: 10

Czech                   6.5                           Czech speaking citizens: 10

Korea                   6.5                           Korean speaking citizens: 10

Filipino                 6.5                           Tagalog speaking citizens: 10

Telugu                   6.5                           Telugu speaking citizens: 10

Bosnian                 3.2                           Bosnian speaking citizens: 5

Dutch                   3.2                           Dutch speaking citizens: 5

German                 3.2                           German speaking citizens: 5

Punjabi                 3.2                           Punjabi speaking citizens: 5

Polish                   3.2                           Polish speaking citizens: 5

Portuguese           3.2                           Portuguese speaking citizens: 5

Sinhala                 3.2                           Sinhalese speaking citizens: 5

Spanish                 3.2                           Spanish speaking citizens: 5

Bilingual (0.35%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 50

Bilingual (0.38%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 55

Bilingual (0.00%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

 

Stratford: 8,574 people. (Census 2011)

English: 8,525 (99.43%)

French: 110 (1.29%)

Non – official languages: 200 (2.33%)

In Stratford, there were 200 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Chinese                 40.0                         Chinese speaking citizens: 80

Mandarin            12.5                       Mandarin speaking citizens: 25

Korea                   10.0                       Korean speaking citizens: 20

Arabic                   5.0                           Arabic speaking citizens: 10

Spanish                5.0                         Spanish speaking citizens: 10

Telugu                 5.0                         Telugu speaking citizens: 10

Cantonese             2.5                           Cantonese speaking citizens: 5

Hebrew                 2.5                          Hebrew speaking citizens: 5

Hindi                     2.5                         Hindi speaking citizens: 5

Japan                     2.5                         Japanese speaking citizens: 5

Malayalam           2.5                          Malayalam speaking citizens: 5

Persian                 2.5                         Farsi speaking citizens: 5

Russia                   2.5                         Russian speaking citizens: 5

Serbia                   2.5                        Serbian speaking citizens: 5

Tamil                   2.5                         Tamil speaking citizens: 5

Urdu                   2.5                           Urdu speaking citizens: 5

 

Bilingual (0.17%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 15

Bilingual (0.41%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 35

Bilingual (0.00%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

 

Nova Scotia

 

Halifax: 390,096 people. (Census 2011)

English: 365,300 (93.64%)

French: 3,660 (0.94%)

Non – official languages: 12,305 (3.15%)

In Halifax, there were 12,305 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Arabic             25                                 Arabic speaking citizens: 3,025

Chinese*         13                             Chinese speaking citizens: 1,595

Persian          7.3                               Persian speaking citizens: 895

Mandarin       4.9                             Mandarin speaking citizens: 605

Spanish           4.6                               Spanish speaking citizens: 570

Korean           3.8                              Korean speaking citizens: 470

Russian           3.7                               Russian speaking citizens: 455

Tagalog           3.4                             Tagalog speaking citizens: 415

Cantonese       2.1                           Cantonese speaking citizens: 255

Greek             2.0                             Greek speaking citizens: 250  

German           2.0                             German speaking citizens: 245

Vietnamese     1.9                             Vietnamese speaking citizens: 230

Urdu               1.7                             Urdu speaking citizens: 215

Bengali           1.6                               Bengali speaking citizens: 200

Nepali             1.6                             Nepali speaking citizens: 200

Hindi             1.5                               Hindi speaking citizens: 185

Polish             1.5                             Polish speaking citizens: 185

Punjabi           1.2                             Punjabi speaking citizens: 145

Italian             1.1                               Italian speaking citizens: 140

Turkish           1.1                               Turkish speaking citizens: 140

 

Bilingual (0.21%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 830

Bilingual (0.99%)   (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 3,880

Bilingual (0.02%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 90

 

Cape Breton: 97,398 people. (Census 2011)

English: 94,620 (00.00%)

French: 255 (0.00%)

Non – official languages: 705 (0.00%)

In Cape Breton, there were 705 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Arabic             31.9                              Arabic speaking citizens: 225

Cantonese       20.6                           Cantonese speaking citizens: 145

Urdu                 6.4                            Urdu speaking citizens: 45

Sign Language 4.3                           Sign Language speaking citizens: 30

Spanish             4.3                             Spanish speaking citizens: 30

German             2.8                           German speaking citizens: 20

Vietnam           2.8                           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 20

Greek               2.1                           Greek speaking citizens: 15

Mandarin           2.1                          Mandarin speaking citizens: 15

Punjabi               2.1                        Punjabi speaking citizens: 15                                 

Persian               2.1                          Farsi speaking citizens: 15

Poland               2.1                           Polish speaking citizens: 15

Tamil                2.1                        Tamil speaking citizens: 15

Bengali             1.4                         Bengali speaking citizens: 10

Filipino             1.4                         Tagalog speaking citizens: 10

Ukraine             1.4                        Ukrainian speaking citizens: 10

Bilingual (0.08%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 80

Bilingual (0.23%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 225

Bilingual (0.01%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5

 

Lunenburg: 25,118 people. (Census 2011)

English: 24,755 (00.00%)

French: 75 (0.00%)

Non – official languages: 115 (0.00%)

In Lunenburg, there were 115 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

German             60.9                           German speaking citizens: 70

Arabic               31.9                            Arabic speaking citizens: 15

Chinese               4.3                          Chinese speaking citizens: 5

Dutch                 4.3                         Dutch speaking citizens: 5

Dutch                  4.3                         Dutch speaking citizens: 5

Hungary               4.3                         Hungarian speaking citizens: 5

Portuguese           4.3                           Portuguese speaking citizens: 5

Sign Languages   4.3                            Sign Languages speaking citizens: 5

Spanish               4.3                           Spanish speaking citizens: 5

Bilingual (0.04%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 10

Bilingual (0.18%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 45

Bilingual (0.02%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5

 

New Brunswick

 

Saint John: 70,063 people. (Census 2011)

English: 65,355 (93.28%)

French: 1,160 (1.66%)

Non – official languages: 1,685 (2.40%)

In Saint John, there were 1,685 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Chinese*       17.8                           Chinese speaking citizens: 300

Arabic           16.0                               Arabic speaking citizens: 270

Korean           13.1                             Korean speaking citizens: 220

Spanish           6.5                             Spanish speaking citizens: 110

Mandarin         5.6                            Mandarin speaking citizens: 95

Persian             4.7                             Farsi speaking citizens: 80

Philippines       4.2                             Tagalog speaking citizens: 70

Hindi               3.6                             Hindi speaking citizens: 60

Nepali               2.7                             Nepali speaking citizens: 95

Urdu                2.4                             Urdu speaking citizens: 40

Portuguese       1.5                             Portuguese speaking citizens: 25

Russian             1.5                             Russian speaking citizens: 25

Sign Language 1.5                            Sign Language speaking citizens: 25

Punjabi             1.2                             Punjabi speaking citizens: 20

Bilingual (0.34%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 235

Bilingual (0.51%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 355

Bilingual (0.01%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5

 

Moncton: 69,074 people. (Census 2011)

English: 49,200 (71.23%)

French: 16,080 (23.28%)

Non – official languages: 1,235 (1.79%)

In Moncton, there were 1,235 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Korean               25.1                         Korean speaking citizens: 310

Arabic                 10.9                          Arabic speaking citizens: 135

Spanish                 6.5                         Spanish speaking citizens: 80

Chinese*               5.7                                    Chinese speaking citizens: 70

Vietnamese           5.3                       Vietnamese speaking citizens: 65

Mandarin             4.5                                     Mandarin speaking citizens: 55

Swahili                 4.0                       Swahili speaking citizens: 50

Cantonese             2.8                         Cantonese speaking citizens: 35

Russian                 2.8                         Russian speaking citizens: 35

Persian                  2.8                         Farsi speaking citizens: 35

Italian                   2.8                         Italian speaking citizens: 35

Creoles                 2.0                         Creole speaking citizens: 25

German               1.6                         German speaking citizens: 20

Philippines           1.6                         Tagalog speaking citizens: 20

Sign Language     1.6                         Sign Language speaking citizens: 20

Sino – Tibetan

languages, n.i.e   1.6                         Sino – Tibetan speaking citizens: 20

Bantu languages   1.2                         Bantu languages: 15

Punjabi                 1.2                         Punjabi speaking citizens: 15

Urdu                     1.2                        Urdu speaking citizens: 15

Bilingual (1.57%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 1,085

Bilingual (0.30%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 205

Bilingual (0.12%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 80

 

Fredericton: 56,224 people. (Census 2011)

English: 50,395 (89.63%)

French: 2,110 (3.75%)

Non – official languages: 2,195 (3.90%)

In Fredericton, there were 2,195 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Korean           20                               Korean speaking citizens: 430

Chinese*         16                             Chinese speaking citizens: 350

Arabic             8.9                                Arabic speaking citizens: 195

Persian           7.3                               Persian speaking citizens: 160

Mandarin       6.2                             Mandarin speaking citizens: 135

Spanish           4.8                               Spanish speaking citizens: 105

Russian           4.1                               Russian speaking citizens: 90

Serbian           3.0                            Serbian speaking citizens: 65

Bengali           2.7                              Bengali speaking citizens: 60

Cantonese       2.5                            Cantonese speaking citizens: 55

Romanian       2.1                            Romanian speaking citizens: 45

German          1.8                             German speaking citizens: 40

Hindi             1.8                               Hindi speaking citizens: 40

Nepali             1.6                             Nepali speaking citizens: 35

Urdu               1.6                              Urdu speaking citizens: 35

Vietnamese     1.4                             Vietnamese speaking citizens: 30

Tagalog           1.1                             Tagalog speaking citizens: 25

Bilingual (0.61%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 345

Bilingual (0.86%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 485

Bilingual (0.01%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5

 

Quebec

 

Montreal: Census 2011: 1,649,519 citizens (Census 2011)

English: 298,955 (18.12%)

French: 886,075 (53.72%)

Non – official languages: 319,960 (19.40%)

In Montreal, there were 319,960 people (19.40%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Spanish 15.8              Spanish speaking citizens: 50,475

Arabic14.4                 Arabic speaking citizens: 45,955

Italian 10.3                Italian speaking citizens: 32,830

Chinese* 7.1             Chinese speaking citizens: 22,585

Vietnamese 5.5           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 17,680

Creole       4.5                        Creole speaking citizens: 14,340

Romanian 3.4                        Romanian speaking citizens: 10,830

Greek       3.3             Greek speaking citizens: 10,495  

Russian       3.2           Russian speaking citizens: 10,390

Portuguese   2.9           Portuguese speaking citizens: 9,145

Tamil           2.7           Tamil speaking citizens: 8,760

Persian         1.9           Persian speaking citizens: 6,220

Tagalog       1.8           Tagalog speaking citizens: 5,875

Mandarin     1.8           Mandarin speaking citizens: 5,860

Punjabi         1.7           Punjabi speaking citizens: 5,385

Urdu            1.5           Urdu speaking citizens: 4,940

Turkish         1.1           Turkish speaking citizens: 3,570

 

Bilingual (1.4%)               (English& French) speaking citizens: 22,835

Bilingual (1.6%)               (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 26,025

Bilingual (3.5%)               (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 58,005

 

Quebec City: 516,622 citizens (Census 2011)

 English: 5,165 (1.0%)

French: 488,430 (94.54%)

Non – official languages: 10,540 (2.04%)

In Quebec City there were 10,540 people (2.04%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Spanish                   32.2         Spanish speaking citizens: 3,395

Arabic                   10.8         Arabic speaking citizens: 1,140

Portuguese             5.3         Portuguese speaking citizens: 555

Nepali                     4.8         Nepali speaking citizens: 510

Chinese*                 4.4         Chinese speaking citizens: 460

Vietnamese             4.3           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 450

Bosnian                   4.2         Bosnian speaking citizens: 440

Romanian               3.7          Romanian speaking citizens: 390

Persian                   2.5           Farsi speaking citizens: 260

Russian                   2.4           Russian speaking citizens: 255

Swahili                  1.7         Swahili speaking citizens: 180

Khmer

(Cambodian)         1.6         Cambodian speaking citizens: 165

Mandarin             1.6       Mandarin speaking citizens: 165

Serbo – Croatian 1.3           Serbo - Croatian speaking citizens: 140

Albanian             1.2           Albanian speaking citizens: 130

Bulgarian             1.2           Bulgarian speaking citizens: 125

Serbian                 1.2       Serbian speaking citizens: 130

Bilingual (0.39%)               (English& French) speaking citizens: 2,000

Bilingual (0.03%)               (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 155

Bilingual (0.63%)               (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 3,260

 

Laval: 401,553 citizens (Census 2011)

English: 51,335 (12.78%)

French: 259,090 (64.52%)

Non – official languages: 59,050 (14.71%)

About 59,050 people (14.71%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Arabic                   20.3         Arabic speaking citizens: 11,975

Spanish                   12.7         Spanish speaking citizens: 7,495

Greek                     11.4         Greek speaking citizens: 6,750

Armenian                 9.4         Armenian speaking citizens: 5,530

Romanian                 6.8         Romanian speaking citizens: 4,025

Italian                      5.7         Italian speaking citizens: 3,375

Creoles                     3.6         Creoles speaking citizens: 2,140

Portuguese               3.6         Portuguese speaking citizens: 2,115

Persian                     3.2         Farsi speaking citizens: 1,885

Vietnamese             3.0         Vietnamese speaking citizens: 1,745

Russian                   2.2         Russian speaking citizens: 1,290

Tamil                       2.1       Tamil speaking citizens: 1,220

Chinese, n.o.s         1.9         Chinese speaking citizens: 1,140

Khmer

(Cambodian)         1.8           Cambodian speaking citizens: 1,035

Punjabi                   1.8           Punjabi speaking citizens: 1,070

Urdu                       1.3         Urdu speaking citizens: 775

Lao                         1.2           Lao speaking citizens: 690

Bilingual (1.34%)               (English& French) speaking citizens: 5,385

Bilingual (1.29%)               (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5,175

Bilingual (3.25%)               (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 13,045

 

Gatineau: 265,349 citizens (Census 2011)

 English: 35,180 (13.26%)

French: 205,710 (77.52%)

Non – official languages: 12,965 (4.89%)

In Gatineau, there were 12,965 people (4.89%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Arabic                   25.2         Arabic speaking citizens: 3,270

Spanish                   20.6         Spanish speaking citizens: 2,665

Portuguese               8.7         Portuguese speaking citizens: 1,130

Chinese, n.o.s           5.4         Chinese speaking citizens: 695

Romanian                 4.6         Romanian speaking citizens: 595

Serbian                     3.5         Serbian speaking citizens: 450

Mandarin                 2.6         Mandarin speaking citizens: 335

Russian                     2.5         Russian speaking citizens: 320

Serbo – Croatian     2.5         Serbo – Croatian citizens: 320

Persian                     2.2         Farsi speaking citizens: 280

Vietnamese              2.1           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 27

Creoles                     1.9         Creoles speaking citizens: 250

Bulgarian                 1.1         Bulgarian speaking citizens: 140

Croatian                   1.0         Croatian speaking citizens: 130

Polish                       1.0           Polish speaking citizens: 130

Bilingual (1.82%)               (English& French) speaking citizens: 4,840

Bilingual (0.41%)               (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 1,100

Bilingual (0.95%)               (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 2,530

 

Longueuil: 231,409 citizens (Census 2011)

English: 16,530 (7.14%)

French: 188,520 (81.47%)

Non – official languages: 15,730 (6.80%)

In Longueuil, there were 15,730 people (6.80%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Spanish                   28.4         Spanish speaking citizens: 4,475

Arabic                   25.2         Arabic speaking citizens: 1,685

Persian                     7.4         Farsi speaking citizens: 1,160

Romanian                 7.4         Romanian speaking citizens: 1,160

Chinese, n.o.s           7.2         Chinese speaking citizens: 1,135

Creoles                     5.0         Creoles speaking citizens: 780

Vietnamese             4.1         Vietnamese speaking citizens: 640

Russian                     3.6         Russian speaking citizens: 570

Portuguese               3.4         Portuguese speaking citizens: 535

Mandarin                 2.6         Mandarin speaking citizens: 415

Greek                      2.0         Greek speaking citizens: 310

Italian                       2.0         Italian speaking citizens: 310

Lao                           1.2           Lao speaking citizens: 190

Bulgarian                 1.1         Bulgarian speaking citizens: 245

Cantonese                 1.1         Cantonese speaking citizens: 245

Polish                       1.0         Polish speaking citizens: 165

Bilingual (1.12%)               (English& French) speaking citizens: 2,590

Bilingual (0.31%)              (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 715

Bilingual (2.01%)               (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 4,650

 

Ontario

 

Toronto: 2,615,060 people (Census 2011)

English: 1,657,835 (63.40%)

French: 15,575 (0.60%)

Non – official languages: 733,125 (28.03%)

 

In Toronto, there were 733,125 (28.03%) people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Cantonese     9.2                   Cantonese speaking citizens: 67,210

Chinese*       8.4                   Chinese speaking citizens: 61,480

Mandarin       6.9                   Mandarin speaking citizens: 50,430

Tamil               6.6                 Tamil speaking citizens: 48,680

Spanish           6.2                   Spanish speaking citizens: 45,330

Tagalog           5.1                   Tagalog speaking citizens: 37,195

Italian             4.8                   Italian speaking citizens: 35,025

Persian           4.2                   Persian speaking citizens: 30,595

Russian           3.7                   Russian speaking citizens: 26,935

Urdu               3.6                  Urdu speaking citizens: 26,590

Korean           3.2                   Korean speaking citizens: 23,380

Gujarati           2.6                 Gujarati speaking citizens: 19,255

Bengali          2.4                   Bengali speaking citizens: 17,820

Vietnamese     2.4                  Vietnamese speaking citizens: 17,680

Punjabi           2.2                   Punjabi speaking citizens: 15,890

Arabic             2.2                   Arabic speaking citizens: 15,800

                        2.0                  Punjabi speaking citizens: 14,470

Polish             1.8                   Polish speaking citizens: 13,345

Somali             1.2                   Somali speaking citizens: 8,935

Serbian           1.2                   Serbian speaking citizens: 8,840

Ukrainian       1.0                  Ukrainian speaking citizens: 7,635

Romanian       1.0                   Romanian speaking citizens: 7,540

Bilingual (English& French) speaking citizens: 4,940 (0.19%)

Bilingual (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 173,030 (6.6%)

Bilingual (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 1,580 (0.06%)

 

Ottawa: 883,391 people. (Census 2011)

English: 652,455 (73.86%)

French: 86,035   (9.7%)

Non – official languages: 91,990 (10.41%)

In Ottawa, there were 91,990 (10.41%) people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

 

Arabic           18.4                               Arabic speaking citizens: 16,970

Chinese*         9.2                             Chinese speaking citizens: 8,475

Spanish           6.3                             Spanish speaking citizens: 5,755

Mandarin       5.6                              Mandarin speaking citizens: 5,190

Vietnamese     4.4                            Vietnamese speaking citizens: 4,035

Cantonese       4.3                            Cantonese speaking citizens: 4,000

Persian           4.2                             Persian speaking citizens: 3,885

Somali           4.2                              Somali speaking citizens: 3,850

Russian           3.8                            Russian speaking citizens: 3,460

Italian             3.2                            Italian speaking citizens: 2,915

Polish             2.5                             Polish speaking citizens: 2,320

Tagalog           2.3                            Tagalog speaking citizens: 2,095

Urdu               2.2                             Urdu speaking citizens: 1,995

Bengali           2.1                             Bengali speaking citizens: 1,920

Punjabi           2.0                             Punjabi speaking citizens: 1,800

Portuguese     1.8                            Portuguese speaking citizens: 1,620

Creole             1.7                            Creole speaking citizens: 1,590

Tamil             1.4                             Tamil speaking citizens: 1,270

Romanian       1.4                             Romanian speaking citizens: 1,245

Serbian           1.2                             Serbian speaking citizens: 1,140

Hindi             1.1                               Hindi speaking citizens: 1,045

Bilingual (1.7%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 10,775

Bilingual (4.0%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 25,800

Bilingual (0.37%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 2,405

 

Peel Region: 1,296,814 citizens (Census 2011)

 

Mississauga: Census 2011: 713,443 citizens (55% of Peel) (Census 2011)

English: 446,305 (62.56%)

French: 3,520 (0.49%)

Non – official languages: 191,080 (26.78%)

 

About 191,080 people (26.78%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

 

Urdu           11.5           Urdu speaking citizens: 21,895

Polish           9.1           Polish speaking citizens: 17,440

Punjabi         8.2           Punjabi speaking citizens: 15,645

Arabic         6.5             Arabic speaking citizens: 12,495

Chinese*     5.5            Chinese speaking citizens: 10,500

Spanish       5.1            Spanish speaking citizens: 9,840

Mandarin   4.8             Mandarin speaking citizens: 9,240

Cantonese   4.7           Cantonese speaking citizens: 9,070

Tagalog       4.7            Tagalog speaking citizens: 8,920

Portuguese   3.9           Portuguese speaking citizens: 7,475

Tamil           3.8            Tamil speaking citizens: 7,200

Vietnamese   3.7         Vietnamese speaking citizens: 7,150

Hindi         2.4              Hindi speaking citizens: 4,530

Gujarati       2.3           Gujarati speaking citizens: 4,490

Italian         2.3           Italian speaking citizens: 4,365

Korean       2.0           Korean speaking citizens: 3,815

Persian         1.8           Persian speaking citizens: 3,360

Russian       1.8           Russian speaking citizens: 3,360

Ukraine       1.6           Ukrainian speaking citizens: 3,115

Croatian     1.3         Croatian speaking citizens: 2,445

Serbian       1.2           Serbian speaking citizens: 2,370

Bengali       1.0          Bengali speaking citizens: 1,990

 

Bilingual (English& French) speaking citizens: 1,365 (0.19%)

Bilingual (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 66,560 (9.3%)

Bilingual (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 370 (0.05%)

 

Brampton: Census 2011: 523,911 citizens (40.40% of Peel) (Census 2011)

English: 325,005 (62.03%)

French: 2,020 (0.39%)

Non – official languages: 142,575 (27.21%)

 

About 142,575 people (27.21%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

 

Punjabi           49           Punjabi speaking citizens: 69,845

Urdu             6.9             Urdu speaking citizens: 9,805

Gujarati         5.1           Gujarati speaking citizens: 7,280

Tamil             5.0           Tamil speaking citizens: 7,180

Spanish         4.0           Spanish speaking citizens: 5,770

Hindi             4.0           Hindi speaking citizens: 5,735

Portuguese   3.3            Portuguese speaking citizens: 4,705

Tagalog         2.6            Tagalog speaking citizens: 3,715

Vietnamese   2.2            Vietnamese speaking citizens: 3,095

Polish           1.9              Polish speaking citizens: 2,705

Italian           1.5             Italian speaking citizens: 2,115

Arabic           1.2             Arabic speaking citizens: 1,730

Cantonese   1.1              Cantonese speaking citizens: 1,610

Chinese*     1.1              Chinese speaking citizens: 1,535

Persian         1.0              Persian speaking citizens: 1,385

Bilingual (English& French) speaking citizens: 850 (0.16%)

Bilingual (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 50,120 (9.57%)

Bilingual (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 420 (0.08%)

 

Caledon: Census 2011: 59,460 citizens (4.59% of Peel) (Census 2011)

Language most often spoken at home

English: 53,740 (90.38%)

French: 150 (0.25%)

Non – official languages: 3,715 (6.25%)

 

About 3,715 people (6.25%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Italian           31             Italian speaking citizens: 1,140

Punjabi         19             Punjabi speaking citizens: 695

Polish           8.3           Polish speaking citizens: 310

Spanish       8.2            Spanish speaking citizens: 305

Portuguese   5.9           Portuguese speaking citizens: 220

Russian       2.2            Russian speaking citizens: 80

German       2.0           German speaking citizens: 75

Ukrainian     2.0           Ukrainian speaking citizens: 75

Croatian       1.9           Croatian speaking citizens: 70

Hungarian   1.7            Hungarian speaking citizens: 65

Chinese*     1.5            Chinese speaking citizens: 55

Greek           1.2           Greek speaking citizens: 45

Korean         1.2           Korean speaking citizens: 45

Romanian     1.1           Romanian speaking citizens: 40

Bilingual (English& French) speaking citizens: 40 (0.07%)

Bilingual (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 1,550 (2.61%)

Bilingual (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0 (0.00%)

 

Hamilton: 670,580 people. (Census 2011)

English: 565,670 (84.36%)

French: 3,175   (0.47%)

Non – official languages: 70,250 (10.48%)

In Hamilton, there were 70,250 (10.48%) people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

 

Italian             8.9                             Italian speaking citizens: 6,235

Spanish           7.9                             Spanish speaking citizens: 5,515

Arabic             6.6                              Arabic speaking citizens: 4,660

Polish             5.8                              Polish speaking citizens: 4,090

Chinese*        5.8                              Chinese speaking citizens: 4,055

Punjabi           5.2                              Punjabi speaking citizens: 3,685

Portuguese     5.2                             Portuguese speaking citizens: 3,625

Serbian           5.1                             Serbian speaking citizens: 3,615

Croatian         3.5                              Croatian speaking citizens: 2,440

Vietnamese     3.4                             Vietnamese speaking citizens: 2,355

Urdu               3.3                               Urdu speaking citizens: 2,335

Tagalog           2.8                             Tagalog speaking citizens: 1,965

Persian           2.5                               Persian speaking citizens: 1,750

Mandarin       2.3                             Mandarin speaking citizens: 1,635

Korean           2.1                             Korean speaking citizens: 1,450

Hungarian       1.9                             Hungarian speaking citizens: 1,355

Semitic languages, n.i.e 1.8             Semitic speaking citizens: 1,270

Cantonese       1.8                            Cantonese speaking citizens: 1,255

Russian           1.7                             Russian speaking citizens: 1,210

Romanian       1.7                             Romanian speaking citizens: 1,195

Czech             1.3                            Czech speaking citizens: 915

Albanian         1.2                             Albanian speaking citizens: 850

Bengali           1.1                              Bengali speaking citizens: 785

Gujarati           1.1                             Gujarati speaking citizens: 765

German           1.0                             German speaking citizens: 720

Greek             1.0                             Greek speaking citizens: 720

Kurdish         1.0                               Kurdish speaking citizens: 720

Ukrainian       1.0                             Ukrainian speaking citizens: 710

 

Bilingual (0.14%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 915

Bilingual (3.24%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 21,710

Bilingual (0.05%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 305

 

Manitoba

 

Winnipeg: 663,617 people. (Census 2011)

English: 543,440 (81.89%)

French: 9,700   (1.46%)

Non – official languages: 70,060 (10.56%)

In Winnipeg, there were 70,060 (10.56%) people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Tagalog         25.5                             Tagalog speaking citizens: 17,855

Punjabi           10.0                             Punjabi speaking citizens: 7,015

Chinese*         6.6                            Chinese speaking citizens: 4,595

Spanish           4.7                             Spanish speaking citizens: 3,315

Russian           4.0                             Russian speaking citizens: 2,775

German           3.5                             German speaking citizens: 2,470

Vietnamese     3.4                             Vietnamese speaking citizens: 2,380

Portuguese     3.3                             Portuguese speaking citizens: 2,295

Cantonese       3.1                            Cantonese speaking citizens: 2,205

Polish             3.1                             Polish speaking citizens: 2,155

Korean           2.8                             Korean speaking citizens: 1,970

Arabic             2.5                              Arabic speaking citizens: 1,730

Ukrainian       2.4                             Ukrainian speaking citizens: 1,660

Mandarin       2.3                             Mandarin speaking citizens: 1,590

Italian             1.6                             Italian speaking citizens: 1,125

Persian           1.5                            Farsi speaking citizens: 1,070

Urdu               1.2                             Urdu speaking citizens: 875

Bilingual (0.25%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 1,640

Bilingual (4.50%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 29,880

Bilingual (0.07%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 460

 

Brandon: 46,061 people. (Census 2011)

English: 40,220 (87.32%)

French: 135   (0.29%)

Non – official languages: 4,160 (9.03%)

In Brandon, there were 4,160 (9.03%) people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Spanish           41.3                           Spanish speaking citizens: 1,720

Chinese*         23.1                          Chinese speaking citizens: 960

Ukrainian       5.6                             Ukrainian speaking citizens: 235

Mandarin       4.4                             Mandarin speaking citizens: 185

Korean           2.6                             Korean speaking citizens: 110

Amharic         2.4                             Amharic speaking citizens: 100

German           2.4                             German speaking citizens: 100

Russian           2.2                             Russian speaking citizens: 90

Creoles           1.9                             Creoles speaking citizens: 80

Gujarati           1.8                             Gujarati speaking citizens: 75

Tagalog           1.4                             Tagalog speaking citizens: 60

Cantonese       1.3                            Cantonese speaking citizens: 55

Bilingual (0.08%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 35

Bilingual (1.60%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 735

Bilingual (0.05%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 25

 

Springfield: 14,069 people. (Census 2011)

English: 13,150 (87.32%)

French: 85   (0.29%)

Non – official languages: 620 (9.03%)

In Springfield, there were 620 (9.03%) people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

German         82.3                               German speaking citizens: 510

Russian           8.1                              Russian speaking citizens: 50

Polish             1.6                               Polish speaking citizens: 10

Bilingual (0.04%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 5

Bilingual (1.21%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 170

Bilingual (0.00%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

 

Saskatchewan

 

Saskatoon: 222,189 people. (Census 2011)

English: 196,180 (90.5%)

French: 860 (0.44%)

Non – official languages: 15,905 (7.16%)

In Saskatoon, there were 15,905 people (7.16%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Tagalog           14.6                           Tagalog speaking citizens: 2,330

Chinese*         11.2                          Chinese speaking citizens: 1,785

Urdu               8.7                               Urdu speaking citizens: 1,390

Arabic             5.3                               Arabic speaking citizens: 845

Spanish           4.5                             Spanish speaking citizens: 720

Bengali           4.4                              Bengali speaking citizens: 700

Mandarin         3.8                            Mandarin speaking citizens: 610

Ukraine           3.6                               Ukrainian speaking citizens: 570

Punjabi             3.1                             Punjabi speaking citizens: 500

Vietnamese     3.0                             Vietnamese speaking citizens: 480

Cantonese       3.0                              Cantonese speaking citizens: 470

Russian           2.9                               Russian speaking citizens: 465

Persian             2.4                              Persian speaking citizens: 380

Semitic

languages, n.i.e   2.3                       Semitic speaking citizens: 370

German               2.0                       German speaking citizens: 315

Korean               1.5                        Korean speaking citizens: 235

Hindi                 1.4                         Hindi speaking citizens: 215

Gujarati             1.1                         Gujarati speaking citizens: 170

Bilingual (0.11%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 245

Bilingual (2.38%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5,290

Bilingual (0.05%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 110

 

Regina: 193,100 people. (Census 2011)

English: 174,745 (90.5%)

French: 840 (0.44%)

Non – official languages: 11,015 (5.7%)

In Regina, there were 11,015 people (5.7%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Tagalog           13.1                           Tagalog speaking citizens: 1,445

Chinese*         11.1                          Chinese speaking citizens: 1,220

Urdu               6.9                               Urdu speaking citizens: 755

Vietnamese     6.2                             Vietnamese speaking citizens: 685

Punjabi             5.5                             Punjabi speaking citizens: 610

Russian           4.8                               Russian speaking citizens: 525

Arabic             3.9                               Arabic speaking citizens: 430

Spanish           3.8                               Spanish speaking citizens: 415

Mandarin         3.5                            Mandarin speaking citizens: 385

Cantonese       3.2                           Cantonese speaking citizens: 350

Korean             3.1                             Korean speaking citizens: 340

Sino – Tibetan 2.7                            Sino – Tibetan speaking citizens: 300

Bengali           2.3                              Bengali speaking citizens: 255

Persian             2.3                               Persian speaking citizens: 255

Ukraine           2.2                              Ukrainian speaking citizens: 240

Greek             1.7                               Greek speaking citizens: 190  

Hindi             1.7                               Hindi speaking citizens: 185

Somali             1.7                             Somali speaking citizens: 185

German           1.5                             German speaking citizens: 165

Gujarati           1.3                             Gujarati speaking citizens: 145

Bilingual (0.09%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 175

Bilingual (2.06%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 3,985

Bilingual (0.02%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 35

 

Prince Albert: 35,129 people. (Census 2011)

English: 32,340 (92.06%)

French: 225 (0.64%)

Non – official languages: 1,135 (3.23%)

In Prince Albert, there were 1,135 people (3.23%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Tagalog           11.9                           Tagalog speaking citizens: 135

Spanish             7.5                           Spanish speaking citizens: 85

Sino – Tibetan   5.7                           Sino – Tibetan speaking citizens: 65

Ukraine             5.3                           Ukrainian speaking citizens: 60

Chinese*           3.5                          Chinese speaking citizens: 40

Somali               3.5                            Somali speaking citizens: 40

German             3.1                             German speaking citizens: 35

Vietnamese       3.1                             Vietnamese speaking citizens: 35

Russian            2.6                             Russian speaking citizens: 30

Bisayan languages 1.8                       Bisayan speaking citizens: 20

Cantonese              1.8                      Cantonese speaking citizens: 20

Gujarati                 1.8                       Gujarati speaking citizens: 20

Arabic                    1.3                        Arabic speaking citizens: 15

Punjabi                   1.3                       Punjabi speaking citizens: 15

Polish                     1.3                        Polish speaking citizens: 15

 

Bilingual (0.21%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 75

Bilingual (1.65%)    (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 580

Bilingual (0.00%)   (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

 

Alberta

 

Calgary: 1,096,833 people. (Census 2011)

English: 857,565 (78.19%)

French: 6,730     (0.61%)

Non – official languages: 173,595 (15.83%)

In Calgary, there were 173,595 people (15.83%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Punjabi       12.3         Punjabi speaking citizens: 21,370

Chinese*     10.2       Chinese speaking citizens: 17,690

Tagalog       8.4           Tagalog speaking citizens: 14,510

Spanish       8.2           Spanish speaking citizens: 14,285

Cantonese   8.3         Cantonese speaking citizens: 14,400

Mandarin   5.0           Mandarin speaking citizens: 8,760

Urdu           5.0           Urdu speaking citizens: 8,680

Vietnamese 4.9           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 8,475

Arabic         4.8           Arabic speaking citizens: 8,315

Korean        3.2           Korean speaking citizens: 5,600

Russian       2.8           Russian speaking citizens: 4,815

Persian       2.6           Persian speaking citizens: 4,430

Polish         1.9           Polish speaking citizens: 3,275

Hindi         1.6          Hindi speaking citizens: 2,760

Bengali       1.3          Bengali speaking citizens: 2,260

Amharic     1.3           Amharic speaking citizens: 2,195

Romanian 1.2                        Romanian speaking citizens: 2,120

Gujarati     1.2           Gujarati speaking citizens: 2,095

Bilingual (0.15%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 1,610

Bilingual (4.3%)       (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 46,715

Bilingual (0.04%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 460

 

Edmonton: 812,201 people. (Census 2011)

English: 634,740 (78.15%)

French: 6,550     (0.81%)

Non – official languages: 120,890 (14.88%)

In Edmonton, there were 120,890 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Punjabi           11.7                 Punjabi speaking citizens: 14,145

Chinese*         10.2               Chinese speaking citizens: 12,340

Tagalog           9.2                   Tagalog speaking citizens: 11,065

Cantonese     7.8                   Cantonese speaking citizens: 9,425

Spanish           6.5                   Spanish speaking citizens: 7,825

Arabic             5.5                   Arabic speaking citizens: 6,605

Mandarin       4.6                 Mandarin speaking citizens: 5,525

Vietnamese     4.5                   Vietnamese speaking citizens: 5,490

Urdu               3.1                   Urdu speaking citizens: 3,695

Polish             3.0                   Polish speaking citizens: 3,595

Hindi               2.9                   Hindi speaking citizens: 3,490

Korean           2.5                   Korean speaking citizens: 3,015

Somali          2.2                   Somali speaking citizens: 2,645

Russian           2.0                   Russian speaking citizens: 2,440

Persian           1.9                   Persian speaking citizens: 2,255

Gujarati           1.6                   Gujarati speaking citizens: 1,975

Ukraine           1.4                   Ukrainian speaking citizens: 1,715

German           1.4                   German speaking citizens: 1,645

Portuguese     1.3                   Portuguese speaking citizens: 1,605

Italian              1.3                   Italian speaking citizens: 1,535

Romanian       1.0                  Romanian speaking citizens: 1,195

Bilingual (0.17%)     (English& French) speaking citizens: 1,420

Bilingual (4.5%)      (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 36,590

Bilingual (0.04%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 365

 

Strathcona: 92,490 people. (Census 2011)

English: 88,645 (95.84%)

French: 505     (0.55%)

Non – official languages: 1,995 (2.16%)

In Strathcona, there were 1,995 people (2.16%) that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Tagalog           16.0                   Tagalog speaking citizens: 320

Punjabi           13.0                 Punjabi speaking citizens: 260

Spanish           12.0                   Spanish speaking citizens: 255

German           12.0                   German speaking citizens: 240

Chinese*           5.3               Chinese speaking citizens: 105

Polish               4.0                   Polish speaking citizens: 80

Cantonese     2.8                  Cantonese speaking citizens: 55

Ukraine           2.8                   Ukrainian speaking citizens: 55

Mandarin         2.5                Mandarin speaking citizens: 50

Dutch             2.0                   Dutch speaking citizens: 40

Hindi               2.0                   Hindi speaking citizens: 40

Urdu               2.0                   Urdu speaking citizens: 40

Arabic             1.8                   Arabic speaking citizens: 35

Gujarati           1.8                   Gujarati speaking citizens: 35

Korean             1.8                  Korean speaking citizens: 35

Russian           1.5                   Russian speaking citizens: 30

Hungarian      1.3                 Hungarian speaking citizens: 25

Persian             1.3                   Persian speaking citizens: 25

Portuguese     1.0                   Portuguese speaking citizens: 20

Romanian       1.0                  Romanian speaking citizens: 20

Vietnamese     1.0                   Vietnamese speaking citizens: 20

Bilingual (0.10%)       (English& French) speaking citizens: 90

Bilingual (0.85%)      (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 785

Bilingual (0.01%)       (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5

 

British Columbia

 

Vancouver: 603,502 people. (Census 2011)

English: 387,300 (64.18%)

French: 3,560     (0.59%)

Non – official languages: 169,485 (28.08%)

In Vancouver, there were 169,485 people that reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Cantonese   29.0       Cantonese speaking citizens: 49,175

Chinese*     18.1       Chinese speaking citizens: 30,650

Mandarin   11.2         Mandarin speaking citizens: 19,030

Punjabi       6.2           Punjabi speaking citizens: 10,500

Tagalog       5.5           Tagalog speaking citizens: 9,345

Vietnamese 4.4           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 7,475

Korean       3.2         Korean speaking citizens: 5,445

Spanish       3.1           Spanish speaking citizens: 5,245

Persian       2.3           Persian speaking citizens: 3,875

Japanese     2.1           Japanese speaking citizens: 3,560

Russian       1.2           Russian speaking citizens: 2,085

Italian         1.1           Italian speaking citizens: 2,040

Hindi         1.1           Hindi speaking citizens: 1,915

Bilingual (0.15%)         (English& French) speaking citizens: 885      

Bilingual (5.60%)     (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 33,780

Bilingual (0.04%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 255

 

Surrey: 468,251 people. (Census 2011)

English: 291,155 (62.18%)

French: 1,050     (0.22%)

Non – official languages: 137,380 (29.34%)

In Surrey, about 137,380 people (29.34%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

 

Punjabi       53.6           Punjabi speaking citizens: 73,620

Mandarin     6.2           Mandarin speaking citizens: 8,575

Hindi           5.0           Hindi speaking citizens: 6,885

Tagalog         4.7           Tagalog speaking citizens: 6,410

Korean         4.7           Korean speaking citizens: 6,365

Chinese*     3.9        Chinese speaking citizens: 5,390

Vietnamese 3.2           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 4,440

Spanish        2.5           Spanish speaking citizens: 3,370

Urdu           2.4           Urdu speaking citizens: 3,265

Cantonese   2.0        Cantonese speaking citizens: 2,685

Arabic         1.4         Arabic speaking citizens: 1,875

Bilingual (0.09%)         (English& French) speaking citizens: 400      

Bilingual (7.37%)     (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 34,500

Bilingual (0.03%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 135

 

Burnaby: 223,218 people. (Census 2011)

English: 128,910 (57.75%)

French: 610     (0.27%)

Non – official languages: 75,750 (33.94%)

In Burnaby, about 75,750 people (33.94%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Mandarin         21.5   Mandarin speaking citizens: 16,265

Cantonese       17.1  Cantonese speaking citizens: 12,935

Chinese, n.o.s 16.2  Chinese speaking citizens: 12,285

Korean             7.6     Korean speaking citizens: 5,770

Punjabi             4.1     Punjabi speaking citizens: 3,125

Tagalog             4.0     Tagalog speaking citizens: 3,015

Persian             3.5     Farsi speaking citizens: 2,645

Spanish             2.9     Spanish speaking citizens: 2,200

Russian             2.4     Russian speaking citizens: 1,855

Italian               1.7     Italian speaking citizens: 1,290

Vietnamese     1.6       Vietnamese speaking citizens: 1,210

Serbian             1.5     Serbian speaking citizens: 1,155

Japanese           1.5     Japanese speaking citizens: 1,115

Arabic             1.2     Arabic speaking citizens: 890

Hindi               1.1       Hindi speaking citizens: 850

Gujarati           1.0     Gujarati speaking citizens: 795

Bilingual (0.12%)         (English& French) speaking citizens: 260      

Bilingual (7.01%)     (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 15,640

Bilingual (0.04%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 95

 

Richmond: 190,473 people. (Census 2011)

English: 93,715 (49.20%)

French: 370     (0.19%)

Non – official languages: 80,545 (42.29%)

In Richmond, about 80,545 people (42.29%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Cantonese         33.0   Cantonese speaking citizens: 26,550

Mandarin         22.2       Mandarin speaking citizens: 17,920

Chinese, n.o.s   22.0   Chinese speaking citizens: 17,685

Punjabi               4.5         Punjabi speaking citizens: 3,630

Tagalog             4.1         Tagalog speaking citizens: 3,305

Russian             1.9         Russian speaking citizens: 1,495

Japanese             1.4         Japanese speaking citizens: 1,140

Spanish             1.2        Spanish speaking citizens: 970

Bilingual (0.10%)         (English& French) speaking citizens: 185      

Bilingual (7.70%)     (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 14,675

Bilingual (0.04%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 80

 

Abbotsford: 133,497 people. (Census 2011)

English: 99,815 (74.77%)

French: 205     (0.15%)

Non – official languages: 26,365 (19.75%)

In Abbotsford, about 26,365 people (19.75%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Punjabi             76.6          Punjabi speaking citizens: 20,205

Korean               4.2           Korean speaking citizens: 1,120

German             3.7           German speaking citizens: 980

Spanish             1.9           Spanish speaking citizens: 500

Vietnamese       1.7           Vietnamese speaking citizens: 455

Chinese, n.o.s   1.5        Chinese speaking citizens: 390

Mandarin         1.1           Mandarin speaking citizens: 285

Bilingual (0.08%)         (English& French) speaking citizens: 110      

Bilingual (3.93%)     (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 5,245

Bilingual (0.02%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 30

 

Yukon

 

Whitehorse: 23,276 people. (Census 2011)

English: 21,120 (90.74%)

French: 610      (2.62%)

Non – official languages: 915 (3.93%)

In Whitehorse, about 915 people (3.93%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Tagalog             24.6   Tagalog speaking citizens: 225

Spanish             9.8     Spanish speaking citizens: 90

Cantonese         8.2   Cantonese speaking citizens: 75

Chinese, n.o.s   8.2   Chinese speaking citizens: 75

Punjabi             6.0     Punjabi speaking citizens: 55

Vietnamese       6.0     Vietnamese speaking citizens: 55

German             4.9     German speaking citizens: 45

Bisanyan

languages         3.8     Bisanyan speaking citizens: 35

Russian             3.8     Russian speaking citizens: 35

Mandarin         3.3     Mandarin speaking citizens: 30

Japanese           2.2     Japanese speaking citizens: 20

Korean             2.2     Korean speaking citizens: 20

Arabic               1.6     Arabic speaking citizens: 15

Hindi               1.1     Hindi speaking citizens: 10

Dutch               1.1     Dutch speaking citizens: 10

Hungarian       1.1     Hungarian speaking citizens: 10

Ilocano               1.1     Ilocano speaking citizens: 10

Tamil               1.1     Tamil speaking citizens: 10

Urdu                 1.1     Urdu speaking citizens: 10

Bilingual (0.32%)         (English& French) speaking citizens: 75      

Bilingual (1.29%)     (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 300

Bilingual (0.00%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

 

North West Territories

 

Yellowknife: 19,234 people. (Census 2011)

English: 17,135 (89.09%)

French: 460     (2.39%)

Non – official languages: 1,115 (5.80%)

In Yellowknife, about 1,115 people (5.80%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

Tagalog             24.2   Tagalog speaking citizens: 270

Vietnamese       12.1     Vietnamese speaking citizens: 135

Arabic              5.4     Arabic speaking citizens: 60

Armenian         4.5     Armenian speaking citizens: 50

Chinese, n.o.s   3.6   Chinese speaking citizens: 40

Cantonese         3.1   Cantonese speaking citizens: 35

Spanish             3.1     Spanish speaking citizens: 35

Bisanyan

languages         2.7     Bisanyan speaking citizens: 30

Creoles             2.2     Creoles speaking citizens: 25

Russian             2.2     Russian speaking citizens: 35

Bengali             1.8     Bengali speaking citizens: 20

German           1.8     German speaking citizens: 20

Ilocano               1.8     Ilocano speaking citizens: 20

Urdu                 1.8     Urdu speaking citizens: 20

Mandarin         1.3     Mandarin speaking citizens: 15

Nepali               1.3    Napali speaking citizens: 15

Somali             1.3     Somali speaking citizens: 15

Bilingual (0.18%)         (English& French) speaking citizens: 35      

Bilingual (1.22%)     (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 235

Bilingual (0.00%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

 

Nunavut

 

Iqaluit: 6,699 people. (Census 2011)

English: 4,435 (66.20%)

French: 195     (2.91%)

Non – official languages: 1,940 (28.96%)/ Inuktitut: 1,845 (27.54%)

In Yellowknife, about 1,940 people (28.96%) reported speaking an immigrant language at home. (Note: French is considered an official Canadian language (English being the 1st) and therefore it’s divided into the entire population of the province and not into the numbers of citizens that speak a foreign language)

 

Tagalog         1.0          Tagalog speaking citizens: 20

Bilingual (0.07%)         (English& French) speaking citizens: 5      

Bilingual (0.75%)     (English + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 50

Bilingual (0.00%)     (French + a foreign language) speaking citizens: 0

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