Population by mother tongue, by census metropolitan area , excluding institutional residents (2011 Census) (Ottawa-Gatineau, Kingston, Peterborough, Oshawa, Toronto)

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Population by mother tongue, by census metropolitan area , excluding institutional residents (2011 Census)
(Ottawa-Gatineau, Kingston, Peterborough, Oshawa, Toronto)
  2011
  Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.) Kingston (Ont.) Peterborough (Ont.) Oshawa (Ont.) Toronto (Ont.)
  number
Total population 1,222,760 155,405 117,590 353,455 5,541,880
Single responses1 1,187,685 153,800 116,910 349,425 5,357,905
English 599,300 135,720 109,395 306,685 2,980,215
French 384,160 5,095 1,265 6,740 63,160
Non-official languages 204,225 12,990 6,255 36,000 2,314,530
Chinese 27,940 1,615 525 2,530 439,325
Cantonese 6,570 335 90 730 170,485
Mandarin 7,275 395 110 645 100,045
Hakka 60 0 0 10 3,400
Chinese, n.o.s. 13,580 860 315 1,100 157,140
Italian 9,960 680 375 3,740 166,415
German 6,640 1,175 890 2,290 34,300
Polish 6,225 535 490 3,405 75,275
Spanish 14,920 775 320 2,315 119,965
Portuguese 6,625 1,625 100 1,895 104,115
Panjabi (Punjabi) 3,360 155 80 505 153,470
Ukrainian 1,675 150 110 1,295 25,540
Arabic 34,020 630 160 1,200 66,710
Dutch 2,740 855 645 1,835 10,240
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5,075 315 100 1,555 119,240
Greek 2,180 420 95 1,065 42,840
Vietnamese 6,225 145 135 340 45,270
Cree 225 20 5 5 130
Inuktitut (Eskimo) 225 5 0 0 20
Other non-official languages 76,190 3,890 2,210 12,030 911,675
Multiple responses2 35,075 1,600 680 4,035 183,975
English and French 16,665 570 225 920 12,390
English and non-official language 11,790 885 415 2,810 160,045
French and non-official language 4,630 100 30 205 7,085
English, French and non-official language 1,980 50 20 100 4,455

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