Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population
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Income of households in 2020
Income of individuals in 2019
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Low income and income inequality in 2020
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Northwest Territories
[Population centre]
Counts
Total
Population and dwellings
Population, 20211 1,749
Population, 20161 2,031
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 - 13.9
Total private dwellings2 778
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents3 687
Population density per square kilometre 855.8
Land area in square kilometres 2.04
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups of the population - 100% data 1,745
0 to 14 years 345
0 to 4 years 115
5 to 9 years 105
10 to 14 years 125
15 to 64 years 1,140
15 to 19 years 95
20 to 24 years 90
25 to 29 years 125
30 to 34 years 140
35 to 39 years 115
40 to 44 years 90
45 to 49 years 120
50 to 54 years 120
55 to 59 years 130
60 to 64 years 120
65 years and over 255
65 to 69 years 80
70 to 74 years 80
75 to 79 years 45
80 to 84 years 30
85 years and over 25
85 to 89 years 15
90 to 94 years 10
95 to 99 years 0
100 years and over 0
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0
0 to 14 years 19.8
15 to 64 years 65.3
65 years and over 14.6
85 years and over 1.4
Average age of the population 39.1
Median age of the population 38.0
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% data 685
Single-detached house 500
Semi-detached house 120
Row house 55
Apartment or flat in a duplex 5
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 5
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 0
Other single-attached house 10
Movable dwelling4 0
Total - Private households by household size - 100% data 690
1 person 170
2 persons 250
3 persons 115
4 persons 95
5 or more persons 60
Number of persons in private households 1,720
Average household size 2.5
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the total population aged 15 years and over - 100% data 1,400
Married or living common-law 755
Married 465
Living common-law 290
Living common law - Never married 235
Living common law - Separated 10
Living common law - Divorced 35
Living common law - Widowed 10
Not married and not living common-law 640
Not married and not living common law - Never married 465
Not married and not living common law - Separated 35
Not married and not living common law - Divorced 85
Not married and not living common law - Widowed 50
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% data5 500
2 persons 270
3 persons 100
4 persons 90
5 or more persons 45
Average size of census families 2.8
Average number of children in census families with children6 1.8
Total number of census families in private households - 100% data 505
Total couple families 365
Married couples 220
With children6 115
Without children 110
Common-law couples 145
With children6 70
Without children 75
Total one-parent families 135
in which the parent is a woman+ 105
in which the parent is a man+ 30
Total - Persons in private households - 100% data 1,720
Total - Persons in census families 1,425
Married spouses or common-law partners 735
Parents in one-parent families 135
Children6 555
In a two-parent family 335
In a one-parent family 215
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 295
Living alone 175
Living with other relatives7 55
Living with non-relatives only 70
Household type
Total - Household type - 100% data 690
One-census-family households without additional persons 425
Couple-family households 325
With children6 165
Without children 165
One-parent-family households 100
Multigenerational households8 25
Multiple-census-family households9 10
One-census-family households with additional persons9 25
Two-or-more-person non-census-family households 35
One-person households 170
Income of individuals in 2020
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data10 1,375
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 100% data 1,360
Median total income in 2020 among recipients ($) 56,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 100% data 1,360
Median after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) 50,800
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 100% data 1,195
Median market income in 2020 among recipients ($) 56,800
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 100% data 1,045
Median employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) 55,200
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 100% data 1,360
Median government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) 4,440
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 100% data 155
Median employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) 7,450
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 100% data 340
Median COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) 8,000
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data11 1,375
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,365
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) 67,900
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,365
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) 58,000
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,195
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) 66,800
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,040
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) 65,000
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,360
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) 9,440
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 155
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) 9,400
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 340
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) 9,280
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data12 100.0
Market income (%)13 86.0
Employment income (%)14 73.2
Government transfers (%)15 13.9
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.6
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 3.8
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.4
Total - Total income groups in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data16 1,375
Without total income 10
With total income 1,365
Under $10,000 (including loss) 130
$10,000 to $19,999 100
$20,000 to $29,999 120
$30,000 to $39,999 125
$40,000 to $49,999 135
$50,000 to $59,999 110
$60,000 to $69,999 70
$70,000 to $79,999 85
$80,000 to $89,999 75
$90,000 to $99,999 70
$100,000 and over 345
$100,000 to $149,999 280
$150,000 and over 65
Total - After-tax income groups in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data17 1,375
Without after-tax income 10
With after-tax income 1,365
Under $10,000 (including loss) 130
$10,000 to $19,999 100
$20,000 to $29,999 135
$30,000 to $39,999 145
$40,000 to $49,999 160
$50,000 to $59,999 100
$60,000 to $69,999 115
$70,000 to $79,999 90
$80,000 to $89,999 95
$90,000 to $99,999 85
$100,000 and over 205
$100,000 to $124,999 160
$125,000 and over 50
Total - Employment income groups in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data14 1,375
Without employment income 330
With employment income 1,040
Under $5,000 (including loss) 100
$5,000 to $9,999 50
$10,000 to $19,999 120
$20,000 to $29,999 65
$30,000 to $39,999 75
$40,000 to $49,999 75
$50,000 to $59,999 65
$60,000 to $69,999 40
$70,000 to $79,999 55
$80,000 to $89,999 60
$90,000 to $99,999 50
$100,000 and over 285
$100,000 to $124,999 135
$125,000 and over 150
Income of individuals in 2019
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data18 1,375
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 100% data 1,310
Median total income in 2019 among recipients ($) 56,000
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 100% data 1,310
Median after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) 50,800
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 100% data 1,200
Median market income in 2019 among recipients ($) 57,200
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 100% data 1,080
Median employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) 53,200
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 100% data 1,205
Median government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) 1,860
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 -100% data 155
Median employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) 6,800
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data19 1,375
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,315
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) 67,300
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,315
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) 57,350
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,200
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) 66,400
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,080
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) 63,300
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,200
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) 7,100
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 155
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) 8,400
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.0
Market income (%) 90.4
Employment income (%) 77.6
Government transfers (%) 9.7
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.5
Income of households in 2020
Total - Income statistics for private households - 100% data20 685
Median total income of household in 2020 ($) 119,000
Median after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) 103,000
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 100% data 170
Median total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) 62,000
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) 53,200
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 100% data 515
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) 140,000
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) 123,000
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data21 685
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) 134,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) 115,000
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 170
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) 71,500
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) 60,800
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 520
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) 155,500
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) 133,000
Total - Household total income groups in 2020 for private households - 100% data16 685
Under $5,000 5
$5,000 to $9,999 0
$10,000 to $14,999 0
$15,000 to $19,999 10
$20,000 to $24,999 10
$25,000 to $29,999 20
$30,000 to $34,999 15
$35,000 to $39,999 20
$40,000 to $44,999 15
$45,000 to $49,999 10
$50,000 to $59,999 35
$60,000 to $69,999 35
$70,000 to $79,999 40
$80,000 to $89,999 35
$90,000 to $99,999 40
$100,000 and over 405
$100,000 to $124,999 85
$125,000 to $149,999 80
$150,000 to $199,999 105
$200,000 and over 135
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2020 for private households - 100% data17 685
Under $5,000 5
$5,000 to $9,999 0
$10,000 to $14,999 0
$15,000 to $19,999 5
$20,000 to $24,999 10
$25,000 to $29,999 20
$30,000 to $34,999 20
$35,000 to $39,999 20
$40,000 to $44,999 15
$45,000 to $49,999 15
$50,000 to $59,999 45
$60,000 to $69,999 35
$70,000 to $79,999 50
$80,000 to $89,999 45
$90,000 to $99,999 45
$100,000 and over 355
$100,000 to $124,999 95
$125,000 to $149,999 80
$150,000 and over 180
Income of economic families in 2020
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 100% data22 490
Median total income of economic family in 2020 ($) 138,000
Median after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) 121,000
Average family size of economic families 3.0
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 100% data 165
Median total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) 142,000
Median after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) 123,000
Average family size of couple-only economic families 2.0
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 100% data 185
Median total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) 172,000
Median after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) 146,000
Average family size of couple-with-children economic families 4.0
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 125
Median total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) 89,000
Median after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) 82,000
Average family size of one-parent economic families 2.9
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% data23 240
Median total income in 2020 ($)24 60,000
Median after-tax income in 2020 ($)24 53,200
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data25 495
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) 153,000
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) 131,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 165
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) 154,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) 128,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 185
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) 190,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) 160,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 125
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) 102,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) 92,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data26 240
Average total income in 2020 ($)24 71,500
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($)24 60,800
Low income and income inequality in 2020
Total - LIM low-income status in 2020 for the population in private households - 100% data27 1,720
0 to 17 years 405
0 to 5 years 140
18 to 64 years 1,080
65 years and over 235
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 135
0 to 17 years 60
0 to 5 years 25
18 to 64 years 65
65 years and over 10
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 8.0
0 to 17 years (%) 15.2
0 to 5 years (%) 18.0
18 to 64 years (%) 6.0
65 years and over (%) 4.5
Total - LICO low-income status in 2020 for the population in private households to whom the low-income concept is applicable - 100% data27 0
0 to 17 years 0
0 to 5 years 0
18 to 64 years 0
65 years and over 0
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 0
0 to 17 years 0
0 to 5 years 0
18 to 64 years 0
65 years and over 0
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) x
0 to 17 years (%) x
0 to 5 years (%) x
18 to 64 years (%) x
65 years and over (%) x
Total - Adjusted after-tax economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% data28The letter 'c' in a yellow triangle indicates a correction notice. 1,720
In bottom half of the distribution 500
In bottom decile 125
In second decile 85
In third decile 95
In fourth decile 110
In fifth decile 90
In top half of the distribution 1,215
In sixth decile 170
In seventh decile 140
In eighth decile 205
In ninth decile 275
In top decile 425
Total - Inequality measures for the population in private households - 100% data29 1,720
Gini index on adjusted household total income 0.310
Gini index on adjusted household market income 0.395
Gini index on adjusted household after-tax income 0.281
P90/P10 ratio on adjusted household after-tax income 4.3
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of official languages for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% data30 1,720
English only 1,590
French only 5
English and French 120
Neither English nor French 5
First official language spoken
Total - First official language spoken for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% data31 1,720
English 1,670
French 40
English and French 0
Neither English nor French 5
Mother tongue
Total - Mother tongue for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% data32 1,720
Single responses 1,675
Official languages 1,575
English 1,530
French 50
Non-official languages 100
Indigenous languages33 60
Algonquian languages 30
Blackfoot 0
Cree-Innu languages 30
Atikamekw 0
Cree languages 30
Ililimowin (Moose Cree) 0
Inu Ayimun (Southern East Cree) 0
Iyiyiw-Ayimiwin (Northern East Cree) 0
Nehinawewin (Swampy Cree) 0
Nehiyawewin (Plains Cree) 10
Nihithawiwin (Woods Cree) 0
Cree, n.o.s. 20
Innu (Montagnais) 0
Naskapi 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 0
Mi'kmaq 0
Wolastoqewi (Malecite) 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0
Anicinabemowin (Algonquin) 0
Oji-Cree 0
Ojibway languages 0
Anishinaabemowin (Chippewa) 0
Daawaamwin (Odawa) 0
Saulteau (Western Ojibway) 0
Ojibway, n.o.s. 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0
Athabaskan languages 30
Northern Athabaskan languages 30
Dakelh (Carrier) 0
Dane-zaa (Beaver) 0
Dene, n.o.s. 20
Gwich'in 0
Slavey-Hare languages 5
Deh Gah Ghotie Zhatie (South Slavey) 5
Satuotine Yati (North Slavey) 5
Slavey, n.o.s. 0
Tahltan languages 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0
Tahltan 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0
Tse'khene (Sekani) 0
Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) 0
Tsuu T'ina (Sarsi) 0
Tutchone languages 0
Northern Tutchone 0
Southern Tutchone 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0
Wetsuwet'en-Babine 0
Tlingit 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0
Haida 0
Inuktut (Inuit) languages 5
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0
Inuinnaqtun 0
Inuvialuktun 0
Inuktitut 5
Inuktut (Inuit) languages, n.i.e. 0
Iroquoian languages 0
Cayuga 0
Mohawk 0
Oneida 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0
Ktunaxa (Kutenai) 0
Michif 0
Salish languages 0
Halkomelem 0
Lillooet 0
Ntlakapamux (Thompson) 0
Secwepemctsin (Shuswap) 0
Squamish 0
Straits 0
Syilx (Okanagan) 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0
Siouan languages 0
Assiniboine 0
Dakota 0
Stoney 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0
Tsimshian languages 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0
Nisga'a 0
Tsimshian 0
Wakashan languages 0
Haisla 0
Heiltsuk 0
Kwak'wala (Kwakiutl) 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0
Indigenous languages, n.i.e. 0
Indigenous languages, n.o.s. 0
Non-Indigenous languages 35
Afro-Asiatic languages 0
Berber languages 0
Kabyle 0
Tamazight 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0
Chadic languages 0
Hausa 0
Mina 0
Coptic 0
Cushitic languages 0
Bilen 0
Oromo 0
Somali 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0
Semitic languages 0
Amharic 0
Arabic 0
Aramaic languages 0
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0
Aramaic, n.o.s. 0
Harari 0
Hebrew 0
Maltese 0
Tigrigna 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0
Vietnamese 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0
Austronesian languages 10
Bikol 0
Bisaya, n.o.s. 0
Cebuano 0
Fijian 0
Hiligaynon 0
Ilocano 0
Indonesian 0
Kankanaey 0
Kinaray-a 0
Malagasy languages 0
Merina 0
Malagasy, n.o.s. 0
Malay 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0
Pangasinan 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 10
Waray-Waray 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0
Creole languages 0
Haitian Creole 0
Jamaican English Creole 0
Krio 0
Morisyen 0
Sango 0
Creole, n.o.s. 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0
Dravidian languages 5
Kannada 0
Malayalam 0
Tamil 0
Telugu 0
Tulu 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0
Georgian 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0
Indo-European languages 15
Albanian 0
Armenian 0
Balto-Slavic languages 5
Baltic languages 0
Latvian 0
Lithuanian 0
Slavic languages 5
Belarusian 0
Bulgarian 0
Czech 0
Macedonian 0
Polish 0
Russian 0
Rusyn 0
Serbo-Croatian 0
Bosnian 0
Croatian 0
Serbian 0
Serbo-Croatian, n.i.e. 0
Slovak 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 0
Ukrainian 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0
Celtic languages 0
Irish 0
Scottish Gaelic 0
Welsh 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0
Germanic languages 5
Frisian 0
High German languages 5
German 5
Pennsylvania German 0
Swiss German 0
Yiddish 0
Low Saxon-Low Franconian languages 0
Afrikaans 0
Dutch 0
Low German, n.o.s. 0
Low Saxon 0
Plautdietsch 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 0
Scandinavian languages 0
Danish 0
Icelandic 0
Norwegian 0
Swedish 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0
Greek 0
Indo-Iranian languages 5
Indo-Aryan languages 5
Assamese 0
Bengali 0
Gujarati 0
Hindi 0
Kacchi 0
Kashmiri 0
Konkani 0
Marathi 0
Nepali 0
Oriya languages 0
Odia 0
Oriya, n.o.s. 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 0
Rohingya 0
Sindhi 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0
Urdu 0
Indo-Aryan languages, n.i.e. 0
Iranian languages 0
Baluchi 0
Kurdish 0
Parsi 0
Pashto 0
Persian languages 0
Dari 0
Iranian Persian 0
Persian (Farsi), n.o.s. 0
Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0
Italic (Romance) languages 5
Catalan 0
Italian 5
Portuguese 0
Romanian 0
Spanish 0
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0
Indo-European languages, n.i.e. 0
Japanese 0
Korean 0
Mongolian 0
Niger-Congo languages 0
Akan (Twi) 0
Bamanankan 0
Edo 0
Éwé 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0
Ga 0
Ganda 0
Gikuyu 0
Igbo 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0
Lingala 0
Luba-Kasai 0
Mòoré 0
Mwani 0
Ndebele 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0
Shona 0
Soninke 0
Sotho-Tswana languages 0
Swahili 0
Wojenaka 0
Wolof 0
Yoruba 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0
Nilo-Saharan languages 0
Dinka 0
Nuer 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0
African, n.o.s. 0
Sign languages 0
American Sign Language 0
Quebec Sign Language 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 5
Chinese languages 5
Hakka 0
Mandarin 0
Min Dong 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0
Yue (Cantonese) 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 0
Burmese 0
Kuki-Chin languages 0
Karenic languages 0
S'gaw Karen 0
Karenic languages, n.i.e. 0
Tibetan 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0
Tai-Kadai languages 0
Lao 0
Thai 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e. 0
Turkic languages 0
Azerbaijani 0
Kazakh 0
Turkish 0
Uyghur 0
Uzbek 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0
Uralic languages 0
Estonian 0
Finnish 0
Hungarian 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0
Multiple responses 45
English and French 10
English and non-official language(s) 30
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
All languages spoken at home
Total - All languages spoken at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% data34 1,720
English 1,565
French 5
Non-official language 10
Indigenous33 0
Non-Indigenous 5
English and French 35
English and non-official language(s) 105
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Language spoken most often at home
Total - Language spoken most often at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% data35 1,720
Single responses 1,700
Official languages 1,680
English 1,670
French 10
Non-official languages 20
Indigenous languages33 5
Algonquian languages 0
Blackfoot 0
Cree-Innu languages 0
Atikamekw 0
Cree languages 0
Ililimowin (Moose Cree) 0
Inu Ayimun (Southern East Cree) 0
Iyiyiw-Ayimiwin (Northern East Cree) 0
Nehinawewin (Swampy Cree) 0
Nehiyawewin (Plains Cree) 0
Nihithawiwin (Woods Cree) 0
Cree, n.o.s. 0
Innu (Montagnais) 0
Naskapi 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 0
Mi'kmaq 0
Wolastoqewi (Malecite) 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0
Anicinabemowin (Algonquin) 0
Oji-Cree 0
Ojibway languages 0
Anishinaabemowin (Chippewa) 0
Daawaamwin (Odawa) 0
Saulteau (Western Ojibway) 0
Ojibway, n.o.s. 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0
Athabaskan languages 0
Northern Athabaskan languages 0
Dakelh (Carrier) 0
Dane-zaa (Beaver) 0
Dene, n.o.s. 0
Gwich'in 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0
Deh Gah Ghotie Zhatie (South Slavey) 0
Satuotine Yati (North Slavey) 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0
Tahltan languages 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0
Tahltan 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0
Tse'khene (Sekani) 0
Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) 0
Tsuu T'ina (Sarsi) 0
Tutchone languages 0
Northern Tutchone 0
Southern Tutchone 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0
Wetsuwet'en-Babine 0
Tlingit 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0
Haida 0
Inuktut (Inuit) languages 0
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0
Inuinnaqtun 0
Inuvialuktun 0
Inuktitut 0
Inuktut (Inuit) languages, n.i.e. 0
Iroquoian languages 0
Cayuga 0
Mohawk 0
Oneida 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0
Ktunaxa (Kutenai) 0
Michif 0
Salish languages 0
Halkomelem 0
Lillooet 0
Ntlakapamux (Thompson) 0
Secwepemctsin (Shuswap) 0
Squamish 0
Straits 0
Syilx (Okanagan) 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0
Siouan languages 0
Assiniboine 0
Dakota 0
Stoney 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0
Tsimshian languages 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0
Nisga'a 0
Tsimshian 0
Wakashan languages 0
Haisla 0
Heiltsuk 0
Kwak'wala (Kwakiutl) 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0
Indigenous languages, n.i.e. 0
Indigenous languages, n.o.s. 0
Non-Indigenous languages 15
Afro-Asiatic languages 0
Berber languages 0
Kabyle 0
Tamazight 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0
Chadic languages 0
Hausa 0
Mina 0
Coptic 0
Cushitic languages 0
Bilen 0
Oromo 0
Somali 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0
Semitic languages 0
Amharic 0
Arabic 0
Aramaic languages 0
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0
Aramaic, n.o.s. 0
Harari 0
Hebrew 0
Maltese 0
Tigrigna 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0
Vietnamese 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0
Austronesian languages 0
Bikol 0
Bisaya, n.o.s. 0
Cebuano 0
Fijian 0
Hiligaynon 0
Ilocano 0
Indonesian 0
Kankanaey 0
Kinaray-a 0
Malagasy languages 0
Merina 0
Malagasy, n.o.s. 0
Malay 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0
Pangasinan 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 0
Waray-Waray 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0
Creole languages 0
Haitian Creole 0
Jamaican English Creole 0
Krio 0
Morisyen 0
Sango 0
Creole, n.o.s. 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0
Dravidian languages 0
Kannada 0
Malayalam 0
Tamil 0
Telugu 0
Tulu 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0
Georgian 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0
Indo-European languages 5
Albanian 0
Armenian 0
Balto-Slavic languages 0
Baltic languages 0
Latvian 0
Lithuanian 0
Slavic languages 0
Belarusian 0
Bulgarian 0
Czech 0
Macedonian 0
Polish 0
Russian 0
Rusyn 0
Serbo-Croatian 0
Bosnian 0
Croatian 0
Serbian 0
Serbo-Croatian, n.i.e. 0
Slovak 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 0
Ukrainian 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0
Celtic languages 0
Irish 0
Scottish Gaelic 0
Welsh 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0
Germanic languages 0
Frisian 0
High German languages 0
German 0
Pennsylvania German 0
Swiss German 0
Yiddish 0
Low Saxon-Low Franconian languages 0
Afrikaans 0
Dutch 0
Low German, n.o.s. 0
Low Saxon 0
Plautdietsch 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 0
Scandinavian languages 0
Danish 0
Icelandic 0
Norwegian 0
Swedish 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0
Greek 0
Indo-Iranian languages 5
Indo-Aryan languages 5
Assamese 0
Bengali 0
Gujarati 0
Hindi 0
Kacchi 0
Kashmiri 0
Konkani 0
Marathi 0
Nepali 0
Oriya languages 0
Odia 0
Oriya, n.o.s. 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 0
Rohingya 0
Sindhi 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0
Urdu 0
Indo-Aryan languages, n.i.e. 0
Iranian languages 0
Baluchi 0
Kurdish 0
Parsi 0
Pashto 0
Persian languages 0
Dari 0
Iranian Persian 0
Persian (Farsi), n.o.s. 0
Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0
Italic (Romance) languages 0
Catalan 0
Italian 0
Portuguese 0
Romanian 0
Spanish 0
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0
Indo-European languages, n.i.e. 0
Japanese 0
Korean 0
Mongolian 0
Niger-Congo languages 0
Akan (Twi) 0
Bamanankan 0
Edo 0
Éwé 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0
Ga 0
Ganda 0
Gikuyu 0
Igbo 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0
Lingala 0
Luba-Kasai 0
Mòoré 0
Mwani 0
Ndebele 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0
Shona 0
Soninke 0
Sotho-Tswana languages 0
Swahili 0
Wojenaka 0
Wolof 0
Yoruba 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0
Nilo-Saharan languages 0
Dinka 0
Nuer 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0
African, n.o.s. 0
Sign languages 0
American Sign Language 0
Quebec Sign Language 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 5
Chinese languages 5
Hakka 0
Mandarin 0
Min Dong 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0
Yue (Cantonese) 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 0
Burmese 0
Kuki-Chin languages 0
Karenic languages 0
S'gaw Karen 0
Karenic languages, n.i.e. 0
Tibetan 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0
Tai-Kadai languages 0
Lao 0
Thai 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e. 0
Turkic languages 0
Azerbaijani 0
Kazakh 0
Turkish 0
Uyghur 0
Uzbek 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0
Uralic languages 0
Estonian 0
Finnish 0
Hungarian 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0
Multiple responses 20
English and French 10
English and non-official language(s) 15
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Other language spoken regularly at home
Total - Other language(s) spoken regularly at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% data36 1,720
None 1,595
English 10
French 25
Non-official language 80
Indigenous33 55
Non-Indigenous 20
English and French 0
English and non-official language(s) 5
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 5
Knowledge of languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data37 1,720
Official languages 1,710
English 1,710
French 125
Non-official languages 215
Indigenous languages33 145
Algonquian languages 70
Blackfoot 0
Cree-Innu languages 70
Atikamekw 0
Cree languages 70
Ililimowin (Moose Cree) 0
Inu Ayimun (Southern East Cree) 0
Iyiyiw-Ayimiwin (Northern East Cree) 0
Nehinawewin (Swampy Cree) 0
Nehiyawewin (Plains Cree) 35
Nihithawiwin (Woods Cree) 10
Cree, n.o.s. 30
Innu (Montagnais) 0
Naskapi 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 0
Mi'kmaq 0
Wolastoqewi (Malecite) 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0
Anicinabemowin (Algonquin) 0
Oji-Cree 0
Ojibway languages 0
Anishinaabemowin (Chippewa) 0
Daawaamwin (Odawa) 0
Saulteau (Western Ojibway) 0
Ojibway, n.o.s. 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0
Athabaskan languages 65
Northern Athabaskan languages 65
Dakelh (Carrier) 0
Dane-zaa (Beaver) 0
Dene, n.o.s. 35
Gwich'in 0
Slavey-Hare languages 15
Deh Gah Ghotie Zhatie (South Slavey) 0
Satuotine Yati (North Slavey) 10
Slavey, n.o.s. 0
Tahltan languages 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0
Tahltan 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 10
Tse'khene (Sekani) 0
Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) 0
Tsuu T'ina (Sarsi) 0
Tutchone languages 0
Northern Tutchone 0
Southern Tutchone 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0
Wetsuwet'en-Babine 0
Tlingit 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0
Haida 0
Inuktut (Inuit) languages 15
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0
Inuinnaqtun 0
Inuvialuktun 0
Inuktitut 10
Inuktut (Inuit) languages, n.i.e. 0
Iroquoian languages 0
Cayuga 0
Mohawk 0
Oneida 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0
Ktunaxa (Kutenai) 0
Michif 0
Salish languages 0
Halkomelem 0
Lillooet 0
Ntlakapamux (Thompson) 0
Secwepemctsin (Shuswap) 0
Squamish 0
Straits 0
Syilx (Okanagan) 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0
Siouan languages 0
Assiniboine 0
Dakota 0
Stoney 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0
Tsimshian languages 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0
Nisga'a 0
Tsimshian 0
Wakashan languages 0
Haisla 0
Heiltsuk 0
Kwak'wala (Kwakiutl) 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0
Indigenous languages, n.i.e. 0
Indigenous languages, n.o.s. 0
Non-Indigenous languages 75
Afro-Asiatic languages 0
Berber languages 0
Kabyle 0
Tamazight 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0
Chadic languages 0
Hausa 0
Mina 0
Coptic 0
Cushitic languages 0
Bilen 0
Oromo 0
Somali 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0
Semitic languages 0
Amharic 0
Arabic 0
Aramaic languages 0
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0
Aramaic, n.o.s. 0
Harari 0
Hebrew 0
Maltese 0
Tigrigna 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0
Vietnamese 0
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0
Austronesian languages 10
Bikol 0
Bisaya, n.o.s. 0
Cebuano 0
Fijian 0
Hiligaynon 0
Ilocano 0
Indonesian 0
Kankanaey 0
Kinaray-a 0
Malagasy languages 0
Merina 0
Malagasy, n.o.s. 0
Malay 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0
Pangasinan 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 10
Waray-Waray 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0
Creole languages 0
Haitian Creole 0
Jamaican English Creole 0
Krio 0
Morisyen 0
Sango 0
Creole, n.o.s. 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0
Dravidian languages 0
Kannada 0
Malayalam 0
Tamil 0
Telugu 0
Tulu 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0
Georgian 0
Hmong-Mien languages 0
Indo-European languages 40
Albanian 0
Armenian 0
Balto-Slavic languages 10
Baltic languages 0
Latvian 0
Lithuanian 0
Slavic languages 10
Belarusian 0
Bulgarian 0
Czech 0
Macedonian 0
Polish 0
Russian 0
Rusyn 0
Serbo-Croatian 0
Bosnian 0
Croatian 0
Serbian 0
Serbo-Croatian, n.i.e. 0
Slovak 0
Slovene (Slovenian) 0
Ukrainian 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0
Celtic languages 0
Irish 0
Scottish Gaelic 0
Welsh 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0
Germanic languages 10
Frisian 0
High German languages 10
German 10
Pennsylvania German 0
Swiss German 0
Yiddish 0
Low Saxon-Low Franconian languages 0
Afrikaans 0
Dutch 0
Low German, n.o.s. 0
Low Saxon 0
Plautdietsch 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 0
Scandinavian languages 0
Danish 0
Icelandic 0
Norwegian 0
Swedish 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0
Greek 0
Indo-Iranian languages 15
Indo-Aryan languages 15
Assamese 0
Bengali 0
Gujarati 0
Hindi 10
Kacchi 0
Kashmiri 0
Konkani 0
Marathi 0
Nepali 0
Oriya languages 0
Odia 0
Oriya, n.o.s. 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 10
Rohingya 0
Sindhi 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0
Urdu 10
Indo-Aryan languages, n.i.e. 0
Iranian languages 0
Baluchi 0
Kurdish 0
Parsi 0
Pashto 0
Persian languages 0
Dari 0
Iranian Persian 0
Persian (Farsi), n.o.s. 0
Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0
Italic (Romance) languages 10
Catalan 0
Italian 0
Portuguese 0
Romanian 0
Spanish 10
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e. 0
Indo-European languages, n.i.e. 0
Japanese 0
Korean 0
Mongolian 0
Niger-Congo languages 0
Akan (Twi) 0
Bamanankan 0
Edo 0
Éwé 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0
Ga 0
Ganda 0
Gikuyu 0
Igbo 10
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0
Lingala 0
Luba-Kasai 0
Mòoré 0
Mwani 10
Ndebele 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0
Shona 0
Soninke 0
Sotho-Tswana languages 0
Swahili 0
Wojenaka 0
Wolof 0
Yoruba 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0
Nilo-Saharan languages 0
Dinka 0
Nuer 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0
African, n.o.s. 0
Sign languages 0
American Sign Language 0
Quebec Sign Language 0
Sign languages, n.i.e. 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 10
Chinese languages 10
Hakka 0
Mandarin 0
Min Dong 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 0
Yue (Cantonese) 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 0
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 0
Burmese 0
Kuki-Chin languages 0
Karenic languages 0
S'gaw Karen 0
Karenic languages, n.i.e. 0
Tibetan 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0
Tai-Kadai languages 0
Lao 0
Thai 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e. 0
Turkic languages 0
Azerbaijani 0
Kazakh 0
Turkish 0
Uyghur 0
Uzbek 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0
Uralic languages 0
Estonian 0
Finnish 0
Hungarian 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2022. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census of Population. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released August 17, 2022.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2021/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 18, 2022).

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