Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Richmond, County (CD) - Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Richmond, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 8,855 100 9,170 100
English 5,905 66.7 5,955 64.9
French 20 0.2 25 0.3
English and French 2,920 33.0 3,185 34.7
Neither English nor French 15 0.2 10 0.1

Mother tongue3, Richmond, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 8,855 100 9,175 100
English 6,655 75.2 6,795 74.1
French 1,990 22.5 2,235 24.4
Other languages 375 4.2 320 3.5
Aboriginal languages 210 2.4 190 2.1
Immigrant languages 160 1.8 125 1.4

Language spoken at home4, Richmond, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 6,920 850 145 490 8,415
French 355 425 105 720 1,605
Other languages 95 70 30 145 340
Aboriginal languages 40 30 10 95 185
Immigrant languages 50 40 15 45 145
2011
English 7,010 875 175 535 8,600
French 470 470 135 785 1,860
Other languages 100 60 45 95 310
Aboriginal languages 70 30 25 55 180
Immigrant languages 25 30 15 45 115

Language of work

English used at work, Richmond, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 4,380 98.1 4,600 98.3
Only 3,515 78.7 3,625 77.5
Mostly 650 14.6 670 14.3
Equally with another language 85 1.9 130 2.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 125 2.8 170 3.6
No mention 90 2.0 80 1.7
Total population9 4,465 100 4,680 100

French used at work, Richmond, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 810 18.1 910 19.4
Only 75 1.7 60 1.3
Mostly 100 2.2 130 2.8
Equally with another language 75 1.7 120 2.6
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 555 12.4 595 12.7
No mention 3,660 82.0 3,770 80.6
Total population9 4,465 100 4,680 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 145 3.2 155 3.3
Only 15 0.3 25 0.5
Mostly 30 0.7 40 0.9
Equally with another language 10 0.2 10 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 100 2.2 80 1.7
No mention 4,320 96.8 4,525 96.7
Total population9 4,465 100 4,680 100

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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