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2011 Census: Languages

  • This bulletin summarizes the 2011 Census Language data release for Peel and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
  • In 2011, 90% of Peel residents had knowledge of English, compared to 88.2% in the GTA.
  • In Peel, 3.9% of residents had no knowledge of an official language, up from 3.7% in 2006. In the GTA, 4% of residents had no knowledge of an official language, up slightly from 3.9% in 2006.
  • The top home languages in Peel are Punjabi in Brampton, Urdu
    in Mississauga and Italian in Caledon.
  • Of the 124,100 people who speak only Punjabi at home in Ontario, 86,185 (69%) live in Peel.
  • In Peel, there are 375 people whose home language is non-verbal.

CENSUS BULLETIN - Languages