Self-rated ability to speak and understand an Aboriginal language by Aboriginal identity1 2 3

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Table: 41-10-0030-01 (formerly CANSIM  576-0009)

Geography: Canada

This table displays the results of Self-rated ability to speak and understand an Aboriginal language by Aboriginal identity.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Self-rated ability to speak and understand an Aboriginal language (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Age group, Row 2 is Sex, Row 3 is Statistics, Row 4 is Geography, Row 5 is Aboriginal identity, Row 6 is Reference period.
A symbol legend follows the table.
Total, 6 years and over
Both sexes
Number of persons
Canada (map)
Total, Aboriginal identity First Nations (North American Indian) First Nations (North American Indian), Registered or Treaty Indian 8 First Nations (North American Indian), not a Registered or Treaty Indian 8 Métis Inuk (Inuit)
Self-rated ability to speak and understand an Aboriginal language9 201220122012201220122012
Number
Total, ability to speak an Aboriginal language 963,110499,730312,560187,170417,30052,980
Speaks an Aboriginal language, even if only a few words 10 345,890210,150167,97042,19097,13041,080
Speaks primary Aboriginal language, very well or relatively well 11 73,48035,88033,1102,770E10,33027,590
Speaks primary Aboriginal language, with effort or only a few words 11 260,620166,630129,84036,80082,64013,370
Ability to speak primary Aboriginal language not specified 11 12 11,8007,6305,0102,620E4,160120E
Does not speak an Aboriginal language 598,840278,910137,090141,820313,87010,220
Not specified if speaks an Aboriginal language 12 18,37010,6707,5003,160E6,3001,690
Total, ability to understand an Aboriginal language 13 963,110499,730312,560187,170417,30052,980
Understands an Aboriginal language, even if only a few words 14 423,260252,400196,61055,790130,99043,090
Understands primary Aboriginal language, very well or relatively well 14 15 107,48058,15053,6704,480E18,99030,800
Understands primary Aboriginal language, with effort or only a few words 14 15 298,320183,770137,35046,420105,16012,070
Ability to understand primary Aboriginal language not specified 12 14 15 17,45010,4805,5904,890E6,840220E
Does not understand an Aboriginal language 520,810236,390108,340128,050279,6108,180
Not specified if understands an Aboriginal language 12 19,05010,9307,6103,330E6,6901,710

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How to cite:   Statistics Canada.  Table  41-10-0030-01   Self-rated ability to speak and understand an Aboriginal language by Aboriginal identity

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