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BC Major states for residents whose first language at home is not English or French

According to Statistics Canada, British Columbia has more residents than any other province whose mother tongue is not English or French.

In the 2021 Census, BC had 17.1% compared to 15.7% in Ontario, the second highest, and 1.4% in Newfoundland, the lowest. and individuals fall into that category.

However, in Nunavut, Canada's newest territory, 42.2% of residents sayEnglish or French is their first language at home. I am reporting no.

Statistics Canada chart shows the percentage of residents whose primary language at home is not French or English, according to the 2021 Census results. are shown by state and territory. Data/Canadian Statistics

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1.5% from 2016 Census results, according to B.C. increased, and the number of households using the most English decreased by 0.5% over five years.

Results released Wednesday showed that 1 in 4 of her Canadians have a native language other than English or French, and about 12% have an informal language, primarily at home. I understand that you are talking about

Mandarin and Punjabi are the most common informal languages, with over a million people speaking primarily her one of the two.

Apart from English and French, Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in Vancouver. In both Kamloops and Abbotsford and Mission areas, it is Punjabi.

More than one in four (27.6%) of her Vancouverites speaks an informal language at home, and Abbotsford and Just under 21% on missions.

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The number of people speaking languages ​​other than French is growing rapidly: StatCan

since the last census in Gujarati, Hindi or Malayalam, increased by immigration. I'm here.

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South Asian language-speaking population growth is at least 8 times higher than Canada's overall population growth over the same period. It was double. However, it closely matches the trend of immigration from these countries.

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, British Columbia, Quebec and Yukon.

The most common is the Indigenous language spoken in BC.

— and Laura Osman's Files of The Canadian Press

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