Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Territoire équivalent (CD) - Quebec

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,355 100 12,670 100
English 430 3.5 475 3.7
French 9,110 73.7 9,550 75.4
English and French 2,810 22.7 2,645 20.9
Neither English nor French 5 0.0 0 0.0

Mother tongue3, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,355 100 12,665 100
English 670 5.4 740 5.8
French 11,685 94.6 11,940 94.3
Other languages 40 0.3 30 0.2
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 40 0.3 25 0.2

Language spoken at home4, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 510 100 55 280 950
French 11,370 295 65 105 11,840
Other languages 5 5 10 25 45
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 5 0 10 25 45
2011
English 590 80 60 245 975
French 11,670 255 65 80 12,075
Other languages 0 5 10 20 30
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 0 5 5 20 30

Language of work

English used at work, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,580 21.3 1,705 21.7
Only 315 4.2 480 6.1
Mostly 100 1.3 55 0.7
Equally with another language 125 1.7 80 1.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,040 14.0 1,095 13.9
No mention 5,835 78.7 6,150 78.3
Total population9 7,415 100 7,855 100

French used at work, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 7,100 95.8 7,375 93.9
Only 5,830 78.6 6,150 78.3
Mostly 1,045 14.1 1,095 13.9
Equally with another language 125 1.7 80 1.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 100 1.3 55 0.7
No mention 310 4.2 480 6.1
Total population9 7,415 100 7,855 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 10 0.1 0 0.0
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 10 0.1 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 0 0.0 0 0.0
No mention 7,405 99.9 7,850 99.9
Total population9 7,415 100 7,855 100

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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