Population by mother tongue, by census metropolitan area , excluding institutional residents (2011 Census) (Kelowna, Abbotsford, Vancouver, Victoria)

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Population by mother tongue, by census metropolitan area , excluding institutional residents (2011 Census)
(Kelowna, Abbotsford, Vancouver, Victoria)
  2011
  Kelowna (B.C.) Abbotsford (B.C.) Vancouver (B.C.) Victoria (B.C.)
  number
Total population 177,615 167,810 2,292,120 339,725
Single responses1 175,820 164,990 2,231,100 335,645
English 152,525 117,240 1,282,500 288,230
French 3,080 1,495 24,780 5,735
Non-official languages 20,220 46,255 923,825 41,675
Chinese 1,015 1,360 339,945 9,150
Cantonese 235 310 128,110 2,930
Mandarin 210 400 90,190 1,945
Hakka 5 0 1,075 10
Chinese, n.o.s. 540 630 111,495 4,110
Italian 920 280 16,210 1,085
German 6,160 6,270 26,935 4,460
Polish 710 465 12,650 1,135
Spanish 745 1,205 32,305 2,445
Portuguese 355 220 9,210 1,270
Panjabi (Punjabi) 1,765 26,670 139,230 3,705
Ukrainian 940 310 4,255 655
Arabic 165 320 10,825 835
Dutch 1,070 1,680 8,305 2,025
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 585 645 58,500 2,120
Greek 125 80 5,000 310
Vietnamese 200 665 21,695 870
Cree 25 20 235 20
Inuktitut (Eskimo) 0 0 10 5
Other non-official languages 5,445 6,070 238,515 11,580
Multiple responses2 1,795 2,820 61,015 4,080
English and French 395 260 4,380 900
English and non-official language 1,275 2,425 53,235 2,895
French and non-official language 90 85 2,260 180
English, French and non-official language 35 50 1,135 100

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