Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data

Division No. 1, Census division (CD) - Newfoundland and Labrador

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 1, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 1, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 1, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 1, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 1, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 268,180 100 260,010 100
English 249,710 93.1 243,870 93.8
French 55 0.0 45 0.0
English and French 17,860 6.7 15,755 6.1
Neither English nor French 555 0.2 335 0.1

Mother tongue3, Division No. 1, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 268,180 100 260,010 100
English 259,755 96.9 254,240 97.8
French 1,495 0.6 1,285 0.5
Other languages 8,045 3.0 5,175 2.0
Aboriginal languages 70 0.0 75 0.0
Immigrant languages 7,860 2.9 4,965 1.9

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 1, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 257,625 4,560 1,845 1,945 265,975
French 205 265 315 2,055 2,840
Other languages 1,935 1,715 1,630 2,640 7,920
Aboriginal languages 0 0 20 60 80
Immigrant languages 1,825 1,700 1,525 2,495 7,545
2011
English 252,750 3,570 885 1,225 258,435
French 255 180 180 1,735 2,360
Other languages 1,300 1,055 750 1,965 5,075
Aboriginal languages 20 5 20 30 70
Immigrant languages 1,175 1,045 670 1,825 4,710

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 1, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 155,445 99.9 138,800 99.9
Only 152,435 97.9 136,455 98.2
Mostly 2,075 1.3 1,745 1.3
Equally with another language 365 0.2 195 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 565 0.4 405 0.3
No mention 200 0.1 195 0.1
Total population9 155,645 100 138,995 100

French used at work, Division No. 1, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,550 1.6 2,005 1.4
Only 125 0.1 115 0.1
Mostly 485 0.3 330 0.2
Equally with another language 270 0.2 115 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,675 1.1 1,450 1.0
No mention 153,095 98.4 136,990 98.6
Total population9 155,645 100 138,995 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 1, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 700 0.4 575 0.4
Only 75 0.0 85 0.1
Mostly 80 0.1 75 0.1
Equally with another language 105 0.1 75 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 440 0.3 340 0.2
No mention 154,940 99.5 138,415 99.6
Total population9 155,645 100 138,995 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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