Kelowna Language Spoken at Home


In Kelowna 15.06% of the population speaks a non-official language primarily at home. Most households speak German. This accounts for about 31.4% of the Kelowna non official language speaking population and 4.73% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Spanish primarily at home account for 12.16% of the non official language speaking population and 1.83% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Panjabi (Punjabi) primarily at home account for 10.5% of the non official language speaking population and 1.58% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Italian primarily at home account for 5.4% of the non official language speaking population and 0.81% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Dutch primarily at home account for 3.92% of the non official language speaking population and 0.59% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Russian primarily at home account for 3.63% of the non official language speaking population and 0.55% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) primarily at home account for 3.48% of the non official language speaking population and 0.52% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Hindi primarily at home account for 3.34% of the non official language speaking population and 0.50% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Ukrainian primarily at home account for 3.19% of the non official language speaking population and 0.48% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Polish primarily at home account for 2.58% of the non official language speaking population and 0.39% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Chinese, n.o.s. primarily at home account for 2.41% of the non official language speaking population and 0.36% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Japanese primarily at home account for 2.03% of the non official language speaking population and 0.31% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Hungarian primarily at home account for 1.97% of the non official language speaking population and 0.30% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Cantonese primarily at home account for 1.63% of the non official language speaking population and 0.25% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Portuguese primarily at home account for 1.51% of the non official language speaking population and 0.23% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Mandarin primarily at home account for 1.33% of the non official language speaking population and 0.20% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Croatian primarily at home account for 1.25% of the non official language speaking population and 0.19% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Korean primarily at home account for 1.16% of the non official language speaking population and 0.17% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Other non-Aboriginal languages primarily at home account for 1.13% of the non official language speaking population and 0.17% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Persian (Farsi) primarily at home account for 0.78% of the non official language speaking population and 0.12% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Danish primarily at home account for 0.7% of the non official language speaking population and 0.11% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Czech primarily at home account for 0.55% of the non official language speaking population and 0.08% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Romanian primarily at home account for 0.44% of the non official language speaking population and 0.07% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Arabic primarily at home account for 0.44% of the non official language speaking population and 0.07% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Afrikaans primarily at home account for 0.38% of the non official language speaking population and 0.06% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Vietnamese primarily at home account for 0.38% of the non official language speaking population and 0.06% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Urdu primarily at home account for 0.35% of the non official language speaking population and 0.05% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Serbian primarily at home account for 0.26% of the non official language speaking population and 0.04% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Kurdish primarily at home account for 0.26% of the non official language speaking population and 0.04% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Swedish primarily at home account for 0.2% of the non official language speaking population and 0.03% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Slovenian primarily at home account for 0.17% of the non official language speaking population and 0.03% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Thai primarily at home account for 0.17% of the non official language speaking population and 0.03% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Greek primarily at home account for 0.15% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Finnish primarily at home account for 0.12% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Marathi primarily at home account for 0.12% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Nepali primarily at home account for 0.12% of the non official language speaking population and 0.02% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Bulgarian primarily at home account for 0.09% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Serbo-Croatian primarily at home account for 0.09% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Norwegian primarily at home account for 0.06% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Lithuanian primarily at home account for 0.06% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Albanian primarily at home account for 0.06% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Kelowna population. People who speak Creoles primarily at home account for 0.06% of the non official language speaking population and 0.01% of the total Kelowna population.

StatisticPercent% of total population
German31.40 %4.73 %
Spanish12.16 %1.83 %
Panjabi (Punjabi)10.50 %1.58 %
Italian5.40 %0.81 %
Dutch3.92 %0.59 %
Russian3.63 %0.55 %
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino)3.48 %0.52 %
Hindi3.34 %0.50 %
Ukrainian3.19 %0.48 %
Polish2.58 %0.39 %
Chinese, n.o.s.2.41 %0.36 %
Japanese2.03 %0.31 %
Hungarian1.97 %0.30 %
Cantonese1.63 %0.25 %
Portuguese1.51 %0.23 %
Mandarin1.33 %0.20 %
Croatian1.25 %0.19 %
Korean1.16 %0.17 %
Other non-Aboriginal languages1.13 %0.17 %
Persian (Farsi)0.78 %0.12 %
Danish0.70 %0.11 %
Czech0.55 %0.08 %
Romanian0.44 %0.07 %
Arabic0.44 %0.07 %
Afrikaans0.38 %0.06 %
Vietnamese0.38 %0.06 %
Urdu0.35 %0.05 %
Serbian0.26 %0.04 %
Kurdish0.26 %0.04 %
Swedish0.20 %0.03 %
Slovenian0.17 %0.03 %
Thai0.17 %0.03 %
Greek0.15 %0.02 %
Finnish0.12 %0.02 %
Marathi0.12 %0.02 %
Nepali0.12 %0.02 %
Bulgarian0.09 %0.01 %
Serbo-Croatian0.09 %0.01 %
Norwegian0.06 %0.01 %
Lithuanian0.06 %0.01 %
Albanian0.06 %0.01 %
Creoles0.06 %0.01 %
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