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This report outlines the languages spoken by people living in Windsor-Essex County. 

Table 1: Number of Individuals with Knowledge of Official Languages in Windsor and Essex County (WEC), 2011
  English Only French Only Both English
and French
Neither English
or French
Total
Amherstburg 19,100 5 2,230 65 21,400
Essex 17,965 10 1,250 85 19,310
Kingsville 19,165 10 1,215  675 21,065
Lakeshore 28,300 50 5,900 115  34,365
LaSalle 25,165 20 3,190 155 28,530
Leamington 24,575 25 1,650  1,625 27,875
Pelee Island 155 0 15 0 170
Tecumseh 20,360 30 2,895 120 23,405
City of Windsor 186,940 310 17,435 4,140 208,825
Total 341,720 455 35,775 6,980 384,930

Data Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.
Note. Values in the Total column do not add up to the total population for each town, city or municipality. For more information on population numbers please see our Windsor-Essex Population report. Values in the Total WEC row may differ slightly from summed column totals due to rounding.

Table 2: Windsor and Essex County, Language Spoken Most Often At Home, Single Language Responses, 2011
Language Number of People
English 325,175
Arabic 6,930
Italian 3,730
German 3,420
Spanish 3,390
French 3,230
Chinese, Not otherwise specified (n.o.s.) 2,435
Serbian 1,710
Polish 1,650
Semitic languages, Not included elsewhere (n.i.e.) 1,455
Panjabi (Punjabi) 1,445
Vietnamese  1,440
Romanian 1,400
Urdu 1,210
Portuguese 1,020

Data Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.
Note. All languages with over 1,000 responses are reported in this table. The number of single responses collected was 371,220. 13,715 multiple responses were collected, of these 12,380 people reported that the languages spoken most often at home were English and a non-official language. 

Table 3: City of Windsor, Language Spoken Most Often At Home, Single Language Responses, 2011
Language Number of People
English 166,280
Arabic 6,025
Italian 2,600
Chinese, n.o.s. 2,200
French 1,640
Serbian 1,470
Spanish 1,435
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 1,310
Vietnamese 1,310
Polish 1,255
Panjabi (Punjabi) 1,140
Romanian 1,135
Urdu 1,130

Data Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.
Note. All languages with over 1,000 responses are reported in this table. The number of single responses collected was 198,755. 10,065 multiple responses were collected, of these 9,215 people reported that the languages spoken most often at home were English and a non-official language. 

Table 4: Kingsville, Language Spoken Most Often At Home, Single Language Responses, 2011
Language Number of People
English 19,005
German 685
Spanish 645

Data Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.
Note. All languages with over 100 responses are reported in this table. The number of single responses collected was 20,735. 325 multiple responses were collected, of these 295 people reported that the languages spoken most often at home were English and a non-official language. 

Table 5: Leamington, Language Spoken Most Often At Home, Single Language Responses, 2011
Language Number of People
English 21,150
German 2,360
Spanish 1,165
Portuguese 550
Arabic 500
Italian 250
Thai 135
French 125
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 100

Data Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.
Note. All languages with over 100 responses are reported in this table. The number of single responses collected was 26,755. 1,120 multiple responses were collected, of these 1,055 people reported that the languages spoken most often at home were English and a non-official language. 

References

Statistics Canada. 2012. Amherstburg, Ontario (Code 3537028) and Essex, Ontario (Code 3537) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 9, 2014).

Statistics Canada. 2012. Essex, Ontario (Code 3537016) and Essex, Ontario (Code 3537) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 9, 2014).

Statistics Canada. 2012. Kingsville, Ontario (Code 3537013) and Essex, Ontario (Code 3537) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 9, 2014).

Statistics Canada. 2012. Lakeshore, Ontario (Code 3537064) and Essex, Ontario (Code 3537) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 9, 2014).

Statistics Canada. 2012. LaSalle, Ontario (Code 3537034) and Essex, Ontario (Code 3537) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 9, 2014).

Statistics Canada. 2012. Leamington, Ontario (Code 3537003) and Essex, Ontario (Code 3537) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 9, 2014).

Statistics Canada. 2012. Pelee, Ontario (Code 3537001) and Ontario (Code 35) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 9, 2014).

Statistics Canada. 2012. Windsor, Ontario (Code 3537039) and Essex, Ontario (Code 3537) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 9, 2014).