Population by mother tongue, by province and territory, excluding institutional residents (2011 Census) (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut)

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Population by mother tongue, by province and territory, excluding institutional residents (2011 Census)
(Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut)
  2011
  Canada Y.T. N.W.T. Nvt.
  number
Total population 33,121,175 33,655 41,040 31,765
Single responses1 32,481,635 33,145 40,500 31,430
English 18,858,975 28,065 31,380 8,925
French 7,054,970 1,455 1,075 435
Non-official languages 6,567,685 3,625 8,045 22,075
Chinese 1,072,555 275 235 45
Cantonese 372,465 100 85 15
Mandarin 248,705 40 35 15
Hakka 5,115 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 425,210 125 110 15
Italian 407,490 35 45 10
German 409,200 800 180 35
Polish 191,650 45 35 15
Spanish 410,670 170 95 25
Portuguese 211,335 5 25 5
Panjabi (Punjabi) 430,705 85 30 5
Ukrainian 111,540 55 50 10
Arabic 327,870 20 150 20
Dutch 110,490 120 55 5
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 327,450 380 545 100
Greek 108,925 10 15 0
Vietnamese 144,885 65 155 5
Cree 78,200 15 130 10
Inuktitut (Eskimo) 33,500 0 185 21,230
Other non-official languages 2,191,240 1,540 6,120 550
Multiple responses2 639,540 510 540 330
English and French 144,685 140 75 5
English and non-official language 396,330 335 445 320
French and non-official language 74,430 20 15 0
English, French and non-official language 24,095 15 0 0

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