Census: Language – Detailed Mother Tongue (232), Knowledge of Official Languages (5) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions, Census Subdivisions and Dissemination Areas, 2011 Census, Census year 2011, no. 35

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 #: 2011035

Frequency: Occasional


Release date: November 21, 2012


Status: Ongoing/Available

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Surveys and methods
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  • Census divisions, Census of population, Census subdivisions, Dissemination areas, Knowledge of official languages, Mother tongue, Provinces, Sex, Territories