Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Lunenburg, County (CD) - Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Lunenburg, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 46,450 100 46,790 100
English 43,510 93.7 43,940 93.9
French 5 0.0 15 0.0
English and French 2,885 6.2 2,810 6.0
Neither English nor French 45 0.1 20 0.0

Mother tongue3, Lunenburg, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 46,450 100 46,785 100
English 44,990 96.9 45,450 97.1
French 645 1.4 600 1.3
Other languages 1,010 2.2 890 1.9
Aboriginal languages 10 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 980 2.1 875 1.9

Language spoken at home4, Lunenburg, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 44,945 815 230 230 46,230
French 60 80 70 475 685
Other languages 155 150 180 380 865
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 10 10
Immigrant languages 140 155 165 360 815
2011
English 45,420 810 135 215 46,580
French 85 65 45 470 660
Other languages 115 150 105 370 745
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 10 10
Immigrant languages 110 150 100 345 700

Language of work

English used at work, Lunenburg, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 24,875 99.8 25,605 99.8
Only 24,265 97.3 25,070 97.7
Mostly 475 1.9 415 1.6
Equally with another language 55 0.2 85 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 85 0.3 30 0.1
No mention 55 0.2 50 0.2
Total population9 24,930 100 25,655 100

French used at work, Lunenburg, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 505 2.0 440 1.7
Only 30 0.1 25 0.1
Mostly 80 0.3 30 0.1
Equally with another language 25 0.1 35 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 370 1.5 345 1.3
No mention 24,425 98.0 25,215 98.3
Total population9 24,930 100 25,655 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 180 0.7 165 0.6
Only 20 0.1 20 0.1
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 30 0.1 55 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 125 0.5 85 0.3
No mention 24,755 99.3 25,490 99.4
Total population9 24,930 100 25,655 100

Symbols:

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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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