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Whitehorse (City of)

Language Census 2006

TopicValue
Total population by knowledge of official languages - 20% sample data20,290
English only17,670
French only90
English and French2,430
Neither English nor French105
Total population by first official language spoken - 20% sample data20,290
English19,315
French805
English and French75
Neither English nor French95
Official language minority (number)840
Official language minority (percentage)4.1
Total population by language spoken most often at home - 20% sample data20,290
Single responses20,130
English19,235
French400
Non-official languages495
Algonquin0
Atikamekw0
Blackfoot0
Carrier0
Chilcotin0
Chipewyan0
Cree0
Siouan languages (Dakota/Sioux)0
Dene10
Dogrib0
Gitksan0
Inuinnaqtun0
Inuktitut, n.i.e.15
Kutchin-Gwich'in (Loucheux)0
Malecite0
Mi'kmaq0
Mohawk0
Montagnais-Naskapi0
Nisga'a0
North Slave (Hare)0
Ojibway0
Oji-Cree0
Shuswap0
South Slave0
Tlingit0
Italian0
Portuguese0
Romanian0
Spanish60
Danish0
Dutch0
Flemish0
Frisian0
German20
Norwegian0
Swedish0
Yiddish0
Bosnian0
Bulgarian0
Croatian0
Czech0
Macedonian0
Polish0
Russian15
Serbian0
Serbo-Croatian0
Slovak0
Slovenian0
Ukrainian10
Latvian0
Lithuanian0
Estonian0
Finnish0
Hungarian0
Greek10
Armenian0
Turkish0
Amharic0
Arabic0
Hebrew0
Maltese0
Somali0
Tigrigna0
Bengali0
Gujarati0
Hindi0
Kurdish0
Panjabi (Punjabi)40
Pashto0
Persian (Farsi)0
Sindhi0
Sinhala (Sinhalese)0
Urdu0
Malayalam0
Tamil10
Telugu0
Japanese15
Korean0
Cantonese50
Chinese, n.o.s.30
Mandarin25
Taiwanese0
Lao0
Khmer (Cambodian)0
Vietnamese100
Bisayan languages0
Ilocano0
Malay0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)60
Akan (Twi)0
Swahili0
Creoles0
Other languages15
Multiple responses155
English and French60
English and non-official language90
French and non-official language0
English, French and non-official language10
Various non-official languages spoken - 20% sample data
Algonquin0
Atikamekw0
Blackfoot0
Carrier0
Chilcotin0
Chipewyan0
Cree30
Siouan languages (Dakota/Sioux)0
Dene15
Dogrib0
Gitksan0
Inuinnaqtun0
Inuktitut, n.i.e.30
Kutchin-Gwich'in (Loucheux)45
Malecite0
Mi'kmaq0
Mohawk0
Montagnais-Naskapi0
Nisga'a0
North Slave (Hare)10
Ojibway0
Oji-Cree0
Shuswap0
South Slave10
Tlingit10
Italian45
Portuguese10
Romanian10
Spanish575
Danish10
Dutch135
Flemish0
Frisian0
German525
Norwegian10
Swedish0
Yiddish0
Bosnian0
Bulgarian20
Croatian10
Czech20
Macedonian0
Polish25
Russian45
Serbian10
Serbo-Croatian15
Slovak10
Slovenian25
Ukrainian35
Latvian0
Lithuanian0
Estonian0
Finnish10
Hungarian70
Greek30
Armenian0
Turkish0
Amharic0
Arabic35
Hebrew10
Maltese0
Somali0
Tigrigna0
Bengali0
Gujarati0
Hindi10
Kurdish0
Panjabi (Punjabi)75
Pashto0
Persian (Farsi)10
Sindhi0
Sinhala (Sinhalese)0
Urdu0
Malayalam0
Tamil10
Telugu10
Japanese55
Korean10
Cantonese85
Chinese, n.o.s.70
Mandarin65
Taiwanese0
Lao0
Khmer (Cambodian)0
Vietnamese100
Bisayan languages20
Ilocano0
Malay0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)160
Akan (Twi)0
Swahili10
Creoles0
Other languages330