Census: Language – Mother Tongue of Female Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Mother Tongue of Child (10), Mother Tongue of Male Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Language Spoken Most Often at Home by Child (10), Other Language Spoken Regularly at Home by Child (11) and Age Group of Child (5) for Children Under 18 Years of Age in Opposite-sex Couple Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2011 Census, Census year 2011, no. 19

Logo: Census: Language

This topic presents data on the language composition of Canada and illustrates the linguistic characteristics of the Canadian population, including mother tongue, knowledge of official languages, first official language spoken and languages spoken at home.

This topic also presents data on language retention and language transmission by the parents to the child by other demographic characteristics. Data on languages are presented at the person level.

Issue #: 2011019

Frequency: Occasional


Release date: October 24, 2012


Status: Ongoing/Available

Related information

Surveys and methods
Summary Tables
  • Age groups, Census metropolitan areas, Census of population, Children, Common-law unions, Language spoken at home, Mother tongue, Private households, Provinces, Spouses, Territories