Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 8, Census division (CD) - Newfoundland and Labrador

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 8, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 8, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 8, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 8, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 8, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 35,565 100 36,690 100
English 35,180 98.9 36,270 98.9
French 5 0.0 10 0.0
English and French 370 1.0 400 1.1
Neither English nor French 10 0.0 15 0.0

Mother tongue3, Division No. 8, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 35,570 100 36,690 100
English 35,425 99.6 36,455 99.4
French 55 0.2 155 0.4
Other languages 110 0.3 105 0.3
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 95 0.3 95 0.3

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 8, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 35,415 90 30 15 35,550
French 5 0 10 35 50
Other languages 15 15 25 60 110
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 0 10
Immigrant languages 10 10 10 55 85
2011
English 36,480 90 15 15 36,605
French 65 0 0 50 125
Other languages 25 10 15 45 90
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 20 10 5 35 75

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 8, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 17,710 99.9 19,785 99.9
Only 17,625 99.4 19,665 99.3
Mostly 55 0.3 95 0.5
Equally with another language 20 0.1 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10 0.1 20 0.1
No mention 15 0.1 10 0.1
Total population9 17,725 100 19,800 100

French used at work, Division No. 8, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 80 0.5 65 0.3
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 20 0.1
Equally with another language 15 0.1 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 50 0.3 45 0.2
No mention 17,645 99.5 19,730 99.6
Total population9 17,725 100 19,800 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 8, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 15 0.1 65 0.3
Only 10 0.1 10 0.1
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 10 0.1 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10 0.1 45 0.2
No mention 17,705 99.9 19,735 99.7
Total population9 17,725 100 19,800 100

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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