Census: Language – Mother Tongue of Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Mother Tongue of Child (10), Mother Tongue of Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Knowledge of Official Languages by Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (5), Knowledge of Official Languages by Child (5), Knowledge of Official Languages by Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (5) and Age Group of Child (5) for Children Under 18 Years of Age in Couple Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 Census, Census year 2011, no. 21

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 #: 2011021

Frequency: Occasional

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Release date: October 24, 2012

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Status: Ongoing/Available

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  • Age groups, Census agglomerations, Census families, Census metropolitan areas, Census of population, Children, Common-law unions, Knowledge of official languages, Mother tongue, Private households, Provinces, Spouses, Territories, Two-parent families