Canada

 

 

 

 

Number

Percentage (%)

Total population by mother tongue*

31,241,030

100.0

English

18,055,685

57.8

French

6,892,230

22.1

Non-official languages

6,293,110

20.1

Total population by knowledge of official languages

31,241,030

100.0

English only

21,129,945

67.6

French only

4,141,850

13.3

English and French

5,448,850

17.4

Neither English nor French

520,385

1.7

Total population by first official language spoken*

31,241,030

100.0

English

23,363,060

74.8

French

7,370,355

23.6

Neither English nor French

507,620

1.6

Total population by language spoken most often at home*

31,241,030

100.0

English

20,840,565

66.7

French

6,690,130

21.4

Non-official languages

3,710,335

11.9

*After distribution of multiple responses.

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Source

Statistics Canada. 2007. Profile of Language, Immigration, Citizenship, Mobility and Migration for Canada, Provinces, Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2003 Representation Order),Government site 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 94-577-X2006007. Ottawa.