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Mother tongue by geography, 2021 Census

Mother tongue by geography, 2021 Census

Using Mother tongue by geography, 2021 Census, users can display the proportion of the population by mother tongue and search by region or language.

Focus on Geography Series, 2021 Census of Population

Focus on Geography Series, 2021 Census of Population

With Focus on Geography Series, 2021 Census of Population, users can select a topic, focus on a geographic area and present related data highlights through text, tables or figures.

2021 Census Program Data Viewer

2021 Census Program Data Viewer

Pick your indicator, geographic level or identify a place and view your color-coded data on the map using the 2021 Census Program Data Viewer.

Topics, 2021 Census: Language

Topics, 2021 Census: Language

The 2021 Census of Population Program offers a wide range of analysis, data, reference and geographical information according to language that paint a portrait of Canada and its population. Visit the page Topics, 2021 Census: Language to select the type of product that interests you.

Survey of Official Language Minority Population (SOLMP2022)

Survey of Official Language Minority Population (SOLMP2022)

The SOLMP aims at gathering data on official language minority communities to better identify their needs. The last survey of this kind dates from 2006 (see Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities (SVOLM)). Data collection began May 16, 2022 in the provinces and should start August 22, 2022 in the territorial capitals. It is anticipated that the results will be released toward the first half of 2024. For more information on the SOLMP, visit Survey on the Official Language Minority Population (SOLMP) or refer to the brochure on the page Survey on the Official Language Minority Population (SOLMP) – Brochure.

Mother tongue, 2021 Census of Population

Mother tongue, 2021 Census of Population

The Mother tongue, 2021 Census of Population video will explain why and how census collects data on language and its importance and relevance for governments, researchers and community groups.

Knowledge of official and non-official languages, 2021 Census of Population

This video will allow you to identify the census questionnaire questions on knowledge of official and non-official languages.

The Knowledge of official and non-official languages, 2021 Census of Population video will allow you to identify the census questionnaire questions on knowledge of official and non-official languages.

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