Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 3, Census division (CD) - Newfoundland and Labrador

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 3, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 3, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 3, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 3, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 3, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 15,510 100 16,210 100
English 15,350 99.0 16,015 98.8
French 0 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 165 1.1 185 1.1
Neither English nor French 5 0.0 10 0.1

Mother tongue3, Division No. 3, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 15,510 100 16,210 100
English 15,445 99.6 16,130 99.5
French 30 0.2 45 0.3
Other languages 55 0.4 50 0.3
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 40 0.3 45 0.3

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 3, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 15,425 45 15 10 15,500
French 0 0 5 20 25
Other languages 10 10 15 25 65
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 10 5
Immigrant languages 10 10 10 10 40
2011
English 16,070 50 5 15 16,135
French 45 0 0 35 85
Other languages 20 10 5 20 55
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 20 10 0 10 35

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 3, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 8,170 100.0 9,105 99.9
Only 8,090 99.0 9,035 99.2
Mostly 65 0.8 65 0.7
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10 0.1 10 0.1
No mention 0 0.0 10 0.1
Total population9 8,170 100 9,110 100

French used at work, Division No. 3, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 65 0.8 70 0.8
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 10 0.1 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 55 0.7 60 0.7
No mention 8,105 99.2 9,045 99.3
Total population9 8,170 100 9,110 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 3, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 15 0.2 15 0.2
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) 15 0.2 15 0.2
No mention 8,155 99.8 9,095 99.8
Total population9 8,170 100 9,110 100

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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