Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 9, Census division (CD) - Newfoundland and Labrador

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 9, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 9, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 9, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 9, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 9, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 15,525 100 16,605 100
English 15,310 98.6 16,375 98.6
French 0 0.0 0 0.0
English and French 205 1.3 225 1.4
Neither English nor French 5 0.0 5 0.0

Mother tongue3, Division No. 9, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 15,525 100 16,605 100
English 15,415 99.3 16,495 99.3
French 25 0.2 30 0.2
Other languages 85 0.5 85 0.5
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 80 0.5 85 0.5

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 9, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 15,400 50 30 25 15,500
French 5 10 5 25 40
Other languages 25 15 25 25 80
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 15 15 25 20 70
2011
English 16,485 50 15 35 16,585
French 5 10 5 25 40
Other languages 20 25 10 30 80
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 15 25 5 25 70

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 9, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 8,890 100.1 10,385 99.9
Only 8,845 99.5 10,285 98.9
Mostly 30 0.3 80 0.8
Equally with another language 0 0.0 15 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10 0.1 0 0.0
No mention 0 0.0 20 0.2
Total population9 8,885 100 10,400 100

French used at work, Division No. 9, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 40 0.5 100 1.0
Only 0 0.0 15 0.1
Mostly 10 0.1 10 0.1
Equally with another language 0 0.0 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 25 0.3 60 0.6
No mention 8,850 99.6 10,305 99.1
Total population9 8,885 100 10,400 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 9, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 0 0.0 25 0.2
Only 0 0.0 10 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 15 0.1
No mention 8,885 100.0 10,380 99.8
Total population9 8,885 100 10,400 100

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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