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In Toronto and Vancouver, more than one in four individuals speak predominantly a non-official language at home

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The title of the map is "In Toronto and Vancouver, more than one in four individuals speak predominantly a non-official language at home"

This is a map of Canada showing the percentage of the population in large urban centres (also known as census metropolitan areas) who spoke predominantly a language other than English or French at home in 2021.

The large urban centres indicated in blue are those with the highest percentage of the population who spoke predominantly a language other than English or French at home. From east to west, these are Montréal (13.2%) in Quebec; Toronto (26.3%) and Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo (14.9%) in Ontario; Winnipeg (15.3%) in Manitoba; Edmonton (14.3%) and Calgary (17.4%) in Alberta; and Abbotsford–Mission (20.9%) and Vancouver (27.6%) in British Columbia.

The large urban centres indicated in red are those with the lowest percentage of the population who spoke predominantly a language other than English or French at home. From east to west, these are St. John's (2.2%) in Newfoundland and Labrador; Saguenay (0.4%), Québec (2.4%), Trois-Rivières (1.7%) and Drummondville (1.8%) in Quebec; and Peterborough (2.4%) in Ontario.

Note(s): The term 'large urban centre' means a census metropolitan area.

Source(s): Census of Population, 2021 (3901).

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