Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Queens, County (CD) - Prince Edward Island

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Queens, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Queens, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Queens, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Queens, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Queens, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 80,775 100 76,705 100
English 69,450 86.0 66,545 86.8
French 55 0.1 60 0.1
English and French 10,265 12.7 9,495 12.4
Neither English nor French 1,005 1.2 600 0.8

Mother tongue3, Queens, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 80,775 100 76,705 100
English 73,275 90.7 71,015 92.6
French 1,865 2.3 1,875 2.4
Other languages 6,270 7.8 4,230 5.5
Aboriginal languages 40 0.0 55 0.1
Immigrant languages 6,220 7.7 4,165 5.4

Language spoken at home4, Queens, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 72,475 2,690 1,125 1,660 77,955
French 245 365 195 1,525 2,325
Other languages 2,555 1,315 955 1,265 6,090
Aboriginal languages 5 5 15 25 40
Immigrant languages 2,540 1,315 935 1,230 6,020
2011
English 70,575 2,315 555 1,285 74,735
French 350 340 135 1,400 2,230
Other languages 1,595 955 460 995 4,010
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 55 65
Immigrant languages 1,585 955 450 925 3,915

Language of work

English used at work, Queens, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 48,585 99.0 44,290 99.8
Only 45,830 93.4 42,125 94.9
Mostly 1,995 4.1 1,655 3.7
Equally with another language 360 0.7 235 0.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 405 0.8 275 0.6
No mention 480 1.0 95 0.2
Total population9 49,070 100 44,385 100

French used at work, Queens, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,195 4.5 2,170 4.9
Only 175 0.4 90 0.2
Mostly 255 0.5 255 0.6
Equally with another language 220 0.4 225 0.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,545 3.1 1,590 3.6
No mention 46,875 95.5 42,220 95.1
Total population9 49,070 100 44,385 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Queens, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,080 2.2 105 0.2
Only 300 0.6 0 0.0
Mostly 150 0.3 20 0.0
Equally with another language 145 0.3 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 475 1.0 70 0.2
No mention 47,995 97.8 44,290 99.8
Total population9 49,070 100 44,385 100

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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