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49 percent increase in the number of Punjabi speakers in Canada, Punjabi is the fourth in the country

  Ottawa: In the census conducted last year, the number of Punjabi speakers has been recorded at the fourth number after English and French in the number of speakers of other languages ​​in Canada. According to the 2021 census of Statistics Canada, apart from English and French, the highest number of people speaking Mandarin (Mandarin, 531,000 speakers) followed by Punjabi (520,000 speakers) comes in Canada. Compared to the 2016 census, the number of Punjabi speakers has increased by 49 percent this time. The number of Hindi speakers in Canada is 92,000 and the number of Gujarati speakers is also 92,000.