Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 7, Census division (CD) - Newfoundland and Labrador

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 7, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 7, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 7, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 7, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 7, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 33,875 100 34,360 100
English 33,265 98.2 33,715 98.1
French 0 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 585 1.7 620 1.8
Neither English nor French 25 0.1 25 0.1

Mother tongue3, Division No. 7, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 33,875 100 34,360 100
English 33,610 99.2 34,070 99.2
French 85 0.3 110 0.3
Other languages 230 0.7 225 0.7
Aboriginal languages 10 0.0 10 0.0
Immigrant languages 200 0.6 185 0.5

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 7, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 33,585 135 65 30 33,815
French 10 0 10 55 80
Other languages 50 30 55 85 215
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 0 10
Immigrant languages 30 30 40 75 170
2011
English 34,075 125 45 25 34,265
French 35 5 5 40 80
Other languages 60 20 40 85 205
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 5 5
Immigrant languages 40 20 25 70 155

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 7, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 17,555 99.9 17,945 99.8
Only 17,440 99.3 17,775 98.9
Mostly 75 0.4 130 0.7
Equally with another language 30 0.2 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 0 0.0 30 0.2
No mention 15 0.1 25 0.1
Total population9 17,570 100 17,975 100

French used at work, Division No. 7, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 110 0.6 135 0.8
Only 10 0.1 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 30 0.2
Equally with another language 25 0.1 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 70 0.4 95 0.5
No mention 17,460 99.4 17,840 99.2
Total population9 17,570 100 17,975 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 7, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 20 0.1 60 0.3
Only 0 0.0 20 0.1
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10 0.1 40 0.2
No mention 17,550 99.9 17,910 99.6
Total population9 17,570 100 17,975 100

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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