Diversity in Halton Region

Diversity refers to the inherent value in the distinctive characteristics, qualities and elements of an individual, a group of individuals, or a community. These characteristics, qualities and elements include ethno-racial, faith, gender, mental ability, physical ability, literacy/educational level, age, sexual orientation and economic circumstances.

Language Diversity

The top 19 languages spoken most often at home in Halton:

  • English
  • French  
  • Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
  • Spanish
  • Urdu
  • Polish
  • Punjabi
  • Korean
  • Arabic
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Tagalog
  • Croatian
  • Italian
  • Serbian
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Farsi
  • Romanian

2011 National Household Survey