Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Queens, County (CD) - Nova Scotia

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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 10,235 100 10,815 100
English 9,795 95.7 10,375 95.9
French 0 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 435 4.3 435 4.0
Neither English nor French 5 0.0 5 0.0

Mother tongue3, Queens, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 10,235 100 10,820 100
English 10,005 97.8 10,590 97.9
French 80 0.8 95 0.9
Other languages 190 1.9 155 1.4
Aboriginal languages 10 0.1 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 165 1.6 155 1.4

Language spoken at home4, Queens, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 10,015 110 45 25 10,190
French 0 5 10 45 60
Other languages 40 20 35 70 165
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 10
Immigrant languages 45 20 25 60 140
2011
English 10,610 100 40 35 10,785
French 10 5 15 50 85
Other languages 20 25 35 55 140
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 5
Immigrant languages 15 25 30 50 115

Language of work

English used at work, Queens, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 4,855 99.9 5,375 99.9
Only 4,770 98.1 5,305 98.6
Mostly 55 1.1 50 0.9
Equally with another language 15 0.3 10 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10 0.2 10 0.2
No mention 10 0.2 10 0.2
Total population9 4,860 100 5,380 100

French used at work, Queens, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 65 1.3 55 1.0
Only 0 0.0 10 0.2
Mostly 0 0.0 10 0.2
Equally with another language 10 0.2 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 45 0.9 40 0.7
No mention 4,790 98.6 5,325 99.0
Total population9 4,860 100 5,380 100

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 15 0.3 25 0.5
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 10 0.2 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 15 0.3 20 0.4
No mention 4,835 99.5 5,355 99.5
Total population9 4,860 100 5,380 100

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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