Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Antigonish, County (CD) - Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Antigonish, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 19,065 100 19,455 100
English 16,990 89.1 17,445 89.7
French 0 0.0 10 0.1
English and French 2,065 10.8 1,980 10.2
Neither English nor French 5 0.0 20 0.1

Mother tongue3, Antigonish, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 19,060 100 19,450 100
English 17,865 93.7 18,270 93.9
French 650 3.4 670 3.4
Other languages 685 3.6 640 3.3
Aboriginal languages 80 0.4 90 0.5
Immigrant languages 600 3.1 555 2.9

Language spoken at home4, Antigonish, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 17,755 780 155 215 18,910
French 70 85 35 440 640
Other languages 75 135 125 360 700
Aboriginal languages 10 25 10 65 100
Immigrant languages 70 110 120 285 580
2011
English 18,290 660 120 190 19,265
French 90 95 45 410 645
Other languages 100 95 70 275 540
Aboriginal languages 15 5 10 60 90
Immigrant languages 85 90 55 210 435

Language of work

English used at work, Antigonish, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 11,130 99.7 10,995 99.6
Only 10,770 96.5 10,735 97.3
Mostly 245 2.2 150 1.4
Equally with another language 70 0.6 40 0.4
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 50 0.4 80 0.7
No mention 30 0.3 40 0.4
Total population9 11,160 100 11,035 100

French used at work, Antigonish, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 275 2.5 240 2.2
Only 30 0.3 35 0.3
Mostly 40 0.4 70 0.6
Equally with another language 55 0.5 30 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 155 1.4 110 1.0
No mention 10,880 97.5 10,800 97.9
Total population9 11,160 100 11,035 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 140 1.3 70 0.6
Only 0 0.0 10 0.1
Mostly 10 0.1 10 0.1
Equally with another language 20 0.2 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 110 1.0 45 0.4
No mention 11,025 98.8 10,965 99.4
Total population9 11,160 100 11,035 100

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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