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Children's mother tongue
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Mother tongue of children under 18 years of age by mother tongue of parents, Alberta, 1971 and 2006

 

Children having one parent with French mother tongue and the other with English mother tongue:

In 1971, 5.3% have French as their mother tongue.

In 2006, 8.2% have French as their mother tongue.

 

In 1971, 94.6% have English as their mother tongue.

In 2006, 88.7% have English as their mother tongue.

 

In 1971, 0% have English and French as their mother tongues.

In 2006, 3.1% have English and French as their mother tongues.

 

 

Source: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 1971 and 2006.

 


 

 Mother tongue of children under 18 years of age by mother tongue of parents, British Columbia, 1971 and 2006

 

Children having one parent with French mother tongue and the other with English mother tongue:

In 1971, 2.8% have French as their mother tongue.

In 2006, 9.3% have French as their mother tongue.

 

In 1971, 97% have English as their mother tongue.

In 2006, 83.9% have English as their mother tongue.

 

In 1971, 0% have English and French as their mother tongues.

In 2006, 6.5% have English and French as their mother tongues.

 

Note: For 2006, only single responses were used for the parents, whereas in the case of children, among the multiple responses, only the English and French category was taken into account. The 1971 Census database does not include multiple responses.

 

Source: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 1971 and 2006.

 


 

 Proportion of children under 18 years of age with French as mother tongue among families where at least one of the parents has French as mother tongue: Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, and the territories as a whole, 2006

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

 

 

 
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