Population by mother tongue, by census metropolitan area , excluding institutional residents (2011 Census) (St. John's, Halifax, Moncton, Saint John)

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Population by mother tongue, by census metropolitan area , excluding institutional residents (2011 Census)
(St. John's, Halifax, Moncton, Saint John)
  2011
  St. John's (N.L.) Halifax (N.S.) Moncton (N.B.) Saint John (N.B.)
  number
Total population 194,935 386,440 136,145 126,280
Single responses1 194,300 382,765 133,945 125,420
English 188,970 348,740 83,585 116,035
French 815 10,160 46,955 5,520
Non-official languages 4,525 23,865 3,405 3,865
Chinese 1,030 3,530 295 600
Cantonese 105 460 70 45
Mandarin 165 805 75 125
Hakka 5 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 730 2,195 150 435
Italian 50 595 180 105
German 195 1,250 235 210
Polish 70 580 55 60
Spanish 345 1,135 255 310
Portuguese 60 280 35 80
Panjabi (Punjabi) 60 300 30 30
Ukrainian 15 150 15 25
Arabic 370 5,175 325 390
Dutch 50 515 155 155
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 110 910 140 130
Greek 45 665 20 75
Vietnamese 30 375 105 50
Cree 5 10 5 0
Inuktitut (Eskimo) 15 5 0 0
Other non-official languages 2,065 8,390 1,560 1,650
Multiple responses2 635 3,675 2,205 860
English and French 235 1,465 1,920 580
English and non-official language 355 1,895 140 250
French and non-official language 25 215 115 10
English, French and non-official language 15 100 25 20

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