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Whitehorse (City of)

Language Census 2001

TopicValue
Total population by knowledge of official languages - 20% Sample Data18,915
English only16,800
French only40
English and French2,000
Neither English nor French65
Total population by first official language spoken - 20% Sample Data18,915
English18,260
French575
English and French25
Neither English nor French55
Official language minority - (number)585
Official language minority - (percentage)3.0
Total population by home language - 20% Sample Data18,915
Single responses17,735
English17,385
French140
Non-official languages210
Cantonese10
Mandarin0
Hakka0
Chinese, n.o.s.85
Italian0
Portuguese0
Spanish0
German10
Polish0
Punjabi30
Greek0
Vietnamese10
Arabic0
Cree0
Tagalog (Pilipino)10
Ukrainian0
Persian (Farsi)0
Korean0
Hungarian10
Tamil0
Gujarati0
Croatian0
Armenian0
Inuktitut (Eskimo)0
Hindi0
Urdu0
Japanese0
Russian0
Creoles0
Dutch0
Khmer (Cambodian)0
Ojibway0
Romanian0
Czech0
Lao0
Macedonian0
Finnish0
Montagnais-Naskapi0
Hebrew0
Yiddish0
Serbian0
Bengali0
Slovak0
Estonian0
Turkish0
Lithuanian0
Latvian (Lettish)0
Micmac0
Slovenian0
Bulgarian10
Serbo-Croatian10
Dakota/Sioux0
South Slave0
Malay-Bahasa0
Maltese0
Blackfoot0
Dogrib0
Danish0
Swedish0
Malayalam0
Thai0
Kurdish0
Pashto0
Flemish0
Chipewyan0
Kutchin-Gwich'in (Loucheux)0
Norwegian0
Gaelic languages0
Tlingit0
Other languages25
Multiple responses1,180
English and French450
English and non-official language710
French and non-official language10
English, French and non-official language10
Various non-official languages spoken - 20% Sample Data - Italian30
German515
Cantonese30
Mandarin0
Hakka0
Chinese, n.o.s.160
Spanish335
Portuguese15
Ukrainian20
Polish10
Dutch85
Punjabi90
Arabic15
Greek25
Tagalog (Pilipino)180
Vietnamese40
Hindi90
Hungarian50
Cree15
Russian60
Gujarati0
Yiddish0
Hebrew0
Urdu0
Creoles0
Persian (Farsi)45
Croatian10
Japanese20
Korean0
Tamil10
Finnish15
Armenian0
Romanian15
Ojibway0
Czech15
Danish20
Non-verbal languages40
Inuktitut (Eskimo)20
Turkish0
Macedonian0
Slovak0
Khmer (Cambodian)0
Swedish25
Swahili0
Norwegian20
Lao0
Malay-Bahasa0
Serbian15
Lithuanian0
Estonian10
Latvian (Lettish)0
Bengali0
Maltese0
Flemish0
Slovenian0
Gaelic languages0
Sinhalese0
Montagnais-Naskapi0
Serbo-Croatian10
Thai25
Micmac0
Blackfoot0
Bulgarian25
Malayalam0
Dakota/Sioux0
South Slave0
Icelandic0
Nishga10
Frisian0
Chipewyan10
Kutchin-Gwich'in (Loucheux)45
Tlingit30
Dogrib0
Kurdish0
Pashto0
Other languages310