Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 5, Census division (CD) - Newfoundland and Labrador

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 5, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 5, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 5, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 5, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 5, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 41,630 100 40,530 100
English 40,120 96.4 39,120 96.5
French 5 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 1,490 3.6 1,395 3.4
Neither English nor French 15 0.0 15 0.0

Mother tongue3, Division No. 5, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 41,630 100 40,530 100
English 41,125 98.8 40,100 98.9
French 160 0.4 185 0.5
Other languages 435 1.0 300 0.7
Aboriginal languages 15 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 415 1.0 295 0.7

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 5, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 40,945 315 145 85 41,495
French 30 10 30 180 240
Other languages 105 80 120 140 445
Aboriginal languages 0 0 15 10 25
Immigrant languages 90 80 100 125 400
2011
English 40,030 280 60 85 40,450
French 20 15 15 165 225
Other languages 55 70 55 120 295
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 10 15
Immigrant languages 45 65 45 110 260

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 5, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 22,450 100.0 21,790 99.9
Only 22,235 99.0 21,515 98.6
Mostly 165 0.7 220 1.0
Equally with another language 25 0.1 20 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 20 0.1 30 0.1
No mention 15 0.1 30 0.1
Total population9 22,460 100 21,815 100

French used at work, Division No. 5, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 190 0.8 270 1.2
Only 10 0.0 15 0.1
Mostly 25 0.1 20 0.1
Equally with another language 20 0.1 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 140 0.6 225 1.0
No mention 22,270 99.2 21,545 98.8
Total population9 22,460 100 21,815 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 5, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 35 0.2 35 0.2
Only 0 0.0 10 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 10 0.0
Equally with another language 10 0.0 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 30 0.1 10 0.0
No mention 22,425 99.8 21,785 99.9
Total population9 22,460 100 21,815 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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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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