Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

La Côte-de-Gaspé, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 16,855 100 17,855 100
English 590 3.5 720 4.0
French 11,205 66.5 12,100 67.8
English and French 5,055 30.0 5,030 28.2
Neither English nor French 0 0.0 0 0.0

Mother tongue3, La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 16,850 100 17,850 100
English 1,790 10.6 1,915 10.7
French 15,170 90.0 16,055 89.9
Other languages 100 0.6 80 0.4
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 95 0.6 80 0.4

Language spoken at home4, La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 1,040 440 200 805 2,480
French 14,285 855 210 445 15,795
Other languages 10 10 15 65 100
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 10 15 15 65 100
2011
English 1,210 415 170 775 2,565
French 15,230 805 180 425 16,630
Other languages 0 10 15 45 75
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 0 10 15 45 70

Language of work

English used at work, La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 3,185 34.0 3,265 33.8
Only 190 2.0 330 3.4
Mostly 195 2.1 260 2.7
Equally with another language 445 4.7 280 2.9
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,345 25.0 2,395 24.8
No mention 6,200 66.1 6,405 66.3
Total population9 9,380 100 9,665 100

French used at work, La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 9,185 97.9 9,325 96.5
Only 6,195 66.0 6,390 66.1
Mostly 2,345 25.0 2,395 24.8
Equally with another language 445 4.7 275 2.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 195 2.1 260 2.7
No mention 195 2.1 345 3.6
Total population9 9,380 100 9,665 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, La Côte-de-Gaspé, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 15 0.2 20 0.2
Only 0 0.0 15 0.2
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10 0.1 10 0.1
No mention 9,365 99.8 9,645 99.8
Total population9 9,380 100 9,665 100

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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