Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Pictou, County (CD) - Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Pictou, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 42,910 100 44,960 100
English 40,895 95.3 42,735 95.1
French 10 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 1,965 4.6 2,170 4.8
Neither English nor French 45 0.1 50 0.1

Mother tongue3, Pictou, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 42,915 100 44,960 100
English 41,610 97.0 43,740 97.3
French 470 1.1 525 1.2
Other languages 990 2.3 865 1.9
Aboriginal languages 210 0.5 215 0.5
Immigrant languages 770 1.8 645 1.4

Language spoken at home4, Pictou, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 41,725 595 230 150 42,700
French 35 20 30 245 330
Other languages 175 135 200 365 875
Aboriginal languages 25 20 30 110 185
Immigrant languages 140 115 160 255 675
2011
English 43,855 605 170 145 44,770
French 50 35 25 300 405
Other languages 140 105 150 315 710
Aboriginal languages 20 30 35 80 160
Immigrant languages 120 80 110 230 535

Language of work

English used at work, Pictou, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 22,635 99.9 24,985 99.8
Only 22,180 97.9 24,535 98.0
Mostly 355 1.6 335 1.3
Equally with another language 50 0.2 50 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 45 0.2 70 0.3
No mention 20 0.1 35 0.1
Total population9 22,655 100 25,025 100

French used at work, Pictou, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 280 1.2 305 1.2
Only 0 0.0 10 0.0
Mostly 30 0.1 30 0.1
Equally with another language 10 0.0 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 245 1.1 250 1.0
No mention 22,370 98.7 24,725 98.8
Total population9 22,655 100 25,025 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 195 0.9 190 0.8
Only 15 0.1 30 0.1
Mostly 20 0.1 40 0.2
Equally with another language 50 0.2 35 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 115 0.5 85 0.3
No mention 22,460 99.1 24,835 99.2
Total population9 22,655 100 25,025 100

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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