Alberta Language Spoken at Home


In Alberta 26.53% of the population speaks a non-official language primarily at home. Most households speak Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino). This accounts for about 10.09% of the Alberta non official language speaking population and 2.68% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Spanish primarily at home account for 9.86% of the non official language speaking population and 2.62% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Panjabi (Punjabi) primarily at home account for 8.28% of the non official language speaking population and 2.20% of the total Alberta population. People who speak German primarily at home account for 7.72% of the non official language speaking population and 2.05% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Chinese, n.o.s. primarily at home account for 6.26% of the non official language speaking population and 1.66% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Cantonese primarily at home account for 5.99% of the non official language speaking population and 1.59% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Hindi primarily at home account for 5.08% of the non official language speaking population and 1.35% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Arabic primarily at home account for 4.92% of the non official language speaking population and 1.31% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Mandarin primarily at home account for 3.75% of the non official language speaking population and 0.99% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Vietnamese primarily at home account for 3.69% of the non official language speaking population and 0.98% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Urdu primarily at home account for 3.21% of the non official language speaking population and 0.85% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Ukrainian primarily at home account for 2.98% of the non official language speaking population and 0.79% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Polish primarily at home account for 2.57% of the non official language speaking population and 0.68% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Russian primarily at home account for 2.4% of the non official language speaking population and 0.64% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Italian primarily at home account for 2.35% of the non official language speaking population and 0.62% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Other non-Aboriginal languages primarily at home account for 1.64% of the non official language speaking population and 0.44% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Dutch primarily at home account for 1.63% of the non official language speaking population and 0.43% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Korean primarily at home account for 1.62% of the non official language speaking population and 0.43% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Persian (Farsi) primarily at home account for 1.5% of the non official language speaking population and 0.40% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Gujarati primarily at home account for 1.29% of the non official language speaking population and 0.34% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Portuguese primarily at home account for 1% of the non official language speaking population and 0.27% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Romanian primarily at home account for 0.72% of the non official language speaking population and 0.19% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Amharic primarily at home account for 0.68% of the non official language speaking population and 0.18% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Japanese primarily at home account for 0.68% of the non official language speaking population and 0.18% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Bengali primarily at home account for 0.65% of the non official language speaking population and 0.17% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Hungarian primarily at home account for 0.64% of the non official language speaking population and 0.17% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Somali primarily at home account for 0.57% of the non official language speaking population and 0.15% of the total Alberta population. People who speak African languages, n.i.e. primarily at home account for 0.46% of the non official language speaking population and 0.12% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Croatian primarily at home account for 0.41% of the non official language speaking population and 0.11% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Swahili primarily at home account for 0.39% of the non official language speaking population and 0.10% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Tamil primarily at home account for 0.36% of the non official language speaking population and 0.10% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. primarily at home account for 0.36% of the non official language speaking population and 0.10% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Malayalam primarily at home account for 0.36% of the non official language speaking population and 0.10% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Serbian primarily at home account for 0.35% of the non official language speaking population and 0.09% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Sindhi primarily at home account for 0.34% of the non official language speaking population and 0.09% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Turkish primarily at home account for 0.31% of the non official language speaking population and 0.08% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Ilocano primarily at home account for 0.29% of the non official language speaking population and 0.08% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Greek primarily at home account for 0.29% of the non official language speaking population and 0.08% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Pashto primarily at home account for 0.28% of the non official language speaking population and 0.07% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Khmer (Cambodian) primarily at home account for 0.25% of the non official language speaking population and 0.07% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Bisayan languages primarily at home account for 0.24% of the non official language speaking population and 0.06% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Kurdish primarily at home account for 0.23% of the non official language speaking population and 0.06% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Hebrew primarily at home account for 0.21% of the non official language speaking population and 0.06% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Afrikaans primarily at home account for 0.2% of the non official language speaking population and 0.05% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Sinhala (Sinhalese) primarily at home account for 0.2% of the non official language speaking population and 0.05% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Nepali primarily at home account for 0.19% of the non official language speaking population and 0.05% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Tigrigna primarily at home account for 0.18% of the non official language speaking population and 0.05% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Creoles primarily at home account for 0.18% of the non official language speaking population and 0.05% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Bosnian primarily at home account for 0.17% of the non official language speaking population and 0.05% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Akan (Twi) primarily at home account for 0.15% of the non official language speaking population and 0.04% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Oromo primarily at home account for 0.15% of the non official language speaking population and 0.04% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Czech primarily at home account for 0.14% of the non official language speaking population and 0.04% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Malay primarily at home account for 0.13% of the non official language speaking population and 0.03% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Slovak primarily at home account for 0.12% of the non official language speaking population and 0.03% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Albanian primarily at home account for 0.1% of the non official language speaking population and 0.03% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Danish primarily at home account for 0.1% of the non official language speaking population and 0.03% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Bantu languages, n.i.e. primarily at home account for 0.1% of the non official language speaking population and 0.03% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Marathi primarily at home account for 0.09% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Telugu primarily at home account for 0.09% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. primarily at home account for 0.09% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Bulgarian primarily at home account for 0.09% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Lao primarily at home account for 0.07% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Thai primarily at home account for 0.07% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) primarily at home account for 0.06% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Serbo-Croatian primarily at home account for 0.06% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Semitic languages, n.i.e. primarily at home account for 0.05% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Swedish primarily at home account for 0.04% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Kannada primarily at home account for 0.04% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Rundi (Kirundi) primarily at home account for 0.03% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Lingala primarily at home account for 0.03% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Latvian primarily at home account for 0.02% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Slovenian primarily at home account for 0.02% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Konkani primarily at home account for 0.02% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Taiwanese primarily at home account for 0.02% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Norwegian primarily at home account for 0.02% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Lithuanian primarily at home account for 0.02% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Armenian primarily at home account for 0.02% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Finnish primarily at home account for 0.02% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Yiddish primarily at home account for 0.01% of the non official language speaking population and 0.00% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Macedonian primarily at home account for 0.01% of the non official language speaking population and 0.00% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Fukien primarily at home account for 0.01% of the non official language speaking population and 0.00% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Gaelic languages primarily at home account for 0.01% of the non official language speaking population and 0.00% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Hakka primarily at home account for 0% of the non official language speaking population and 0.00% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Estonian primarily at home account for 0% of the non official language speaking population and 0.00% of the total Alberta population. People who speak Berber languages (Kabyle) primarily at home account for 0% of the non official language speaking population and 0.00% of the total Alberta population.

StatisticPercent% of total population
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino)10.09 %2.68 %
Spanish9.86 %2.62 %
Panjabi (Punjabi)8.28 %2.20 %
German7.72 %2.05 %
Chinese, n.o.s.6.26 %1.66 %
Cantonese5.99 %1.59 %
Hindi5.08 %1.35 %
Arabic4.92 %1.31 %
Mandarin3.75 %0.99 %
Vietnamese3.69 %0.98 %
Urdu3.21 %0.85 %
Ukrainian2.98 %0.79 %
Polish2.57 %0.68 %
Russian2.40 %0.64 %
Italian2.35 %0.62 %
Other non-Aboriginal languages1.64 %0.44 %
Dutch1.63 %0.43 %
Korean1.62 %0.43 %
Persian (Farsi)1.50 %0.40 %
Gujarati1.29 %0.34 %
Portuguese1.00 %0.27 %
Romanian0.72 %0.19 %
Amharic0.68 %0.18 %
Japanese0.68 %0.18 %
Bengali0.65 %0.17 %
Hungarian0.64 %0.17 %
Somali0.57 %0.15 %
African languages, n.i.e.0.46 %0.12 %
Croatian0.41 %0.11 %
Swahili0.39 %0.10 %
Tamil0.36 %0.10 %
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e.0.36 %0.10 %
Malayalam0.36 %0.10 %
Serbian0.35 %0.09 %
Sindhi0.34 %0.09 %
Turkish0.31 %0.08 %
Ilocano0.29 %0.08 %
Greek0.29 %0.08 %
Pashto0.28 %0.07 %
Khmer (Cambodian)0.25 %0.07 %
Bisayan languages0.24 %0.06 %
Kurdish0.23 %0.06 %
Hebrew0.21 %0.06 %
Afrikaans0.20 %0.05 %
Sinhala (Sinhalese)0.20 %0.05 %
Nepali0.19 %0.05 %
Tigrigna0.18 %0.05 %
Creoles0.18 %0.05 %
Bosnian0.17 %0.05 %
Akan (Twi)0.15 %0.04 %
Oromo0.15 %0.04 %
Czech0.14 %0.04 %
Malay0.13 %0.03 %
Slovak0.12 %0.03 %
Albanian0.10 %0.03 %
Danish0.10 %0.03 %
Bantu languages, n.i.e.0.10 %0.03 %
Marathi0.09 %0.02 %
Telugu0.09 %0.02 %
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e.0.09 %0.02 %
Bulgarian0.09 %0.02 %
Lao0.07 %0.02 %
Thai0.07 %0.02 %
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)0.06 %0.02 %
Serbo-Croatian0.06 %0.02 %
Semitic languages, n.i.e.0.05 %0.01 %
Swedish0.04 %0.01 %
Kannada0.04 %0.01 %
Rundi (Kirundi)0.03 %0.01 %
Lingala0.03 %0.01 %
Latvian0.02 %0.01 %
Slovenian0.02 %0.01 %
Konkani0.02 %0.01 %
Taiwanese0.02 %0.01 %
Norwegian0.02 %0.01 %
Lithuanian0.02 %0.01 %
Armenian0.02 %0.01 %
Finnish0.02 %0.01 %
Yiddish0.01 %0.00 %
Macedonian0.01 %0.00 %
Fukien0.01 %0.00 %
Gaelic languages0.01 %0.00 %
Hakka0.00 %0.00 %
Estonian0.00 %0.00 %
Berber languages (Kabyle)0.00 %0.00 %
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