Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 2, Census division (CD) - Newfoundland and Labrador

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 2, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 2, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 2, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 2, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 2, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 20,185 100 21,255 100
English 19,655 97.4 20,730 97.5
French 0 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 520 2.6 510 2.4
Neither English nor French 5 0.0 0 0.0

Mother tongue3, Division No. 2, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 20,185 100 21,255 100
English 20,030 99.2 21,075 99.2
French 65 0.3 110 0.5
Other languages 105 0.5 80 0.4
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 100 0.5 75 0.4

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 2, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 19,990 115 20 30 20,155
French 10 5 10 75 100
Other languages 25 15 15 40 100
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 5
Immigrant languages 15 15 10 40 90
2011
English 21,040 95 30 20 21,190
French 50 10 15 60 130
Other languages 20 15 20 40 90
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 15 15 20 40 80

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 2, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 10,495 99.9 11,620 100.0
Only 10,360 98.6 11,490 98.8
Mostly 85 0.8 100 0.9
Equally with another language 35 0.3 15 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 20 0.2 15 0.1
No mention 10 0.1 0 0.0
Total population9 10,505 100 11,625 100

French used at work, Division No. 2, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 140 1.3 140 1.2
Only 10 0.1 0 0.0
Mostly 20 0.2 20 0.2
Equally with another language 35 0.3 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 80 0.8 100 0.9
No mention 10,360 98.6 11,490 98.8
Total population9 10,505 100 11,625 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 2, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 0 0.0 10 0.1
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 0 0.0 0 0.0
No mention 10,500 100.0 11,625 100.0
Total population9 10,505 100 11,625 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
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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