Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Bonaventure, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Bonaventure, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 17,445 100 17,765 100
English 1,360 7.8 1,480 8.3
French 10,500 60.2 10,890 61.3
English and French 5,590 32.0 5,395 30.4
Neither English nor French 0 0.0 5 0.0

Mother tongue3, Bonaventure, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 17,450 100 17,765 100
English 2,685 15.4 2,800 15.8
French 14,875 85.2 15,070 84.8
Other languages 75 0.4 65 0.4
Aboriginal languages 15 0.1 10 0.1
Immigrant languages 65 0.4 55 0.3

Language spoken at home4, Bonaventure, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 2,025 485 190 840 3,540
French 13,865 850 210 480 15,400
Other languages 5 10 25 50 85
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 10 15
Immigrant languages 5 10 20 40 75
2011
English 2,195 465 155 725 3,535
French 14,180 755 155 450 15,545
Other languages 5 5 15 70 95
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 10 15
Immigrant languages 5 5 5 60 80

Language of work

English used at work, Bonaventure, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 3,595 40.3 3,590 39.5
Only 505 5.7 690 7.6
Mostly 405 4.5 455 5.0
Equally with another language 340 3.8 345 3.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,345 26.3 2,100 23.1
No mention 5,315 59.7 5,505 60.5
Total population9 8,910 100 9,095 100

French used at work, Bonaventure, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 8,395 94.2 8,400 92.4
Only 5,315 59.7 5,505 60.5
Mostly 2,340 26.3 2,105 23.1
Equally with another language 340 3.8 340 3.7
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 400 4.5 445 4.9
No mention 515 5.8 695 7.6
Total population9 8,910 100 9,095 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Bonaventure, 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 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 15 0.2 0 0.0
No mention 8,895 99.8 9,075 99.8
Total population9 8,910 100 9,095 100

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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