Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

La Matapédia, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, La Matapédia, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 17,790 100 18,365 100
English 10 0.1 0 0.0
French 15,610 87.7 16,430 89.5
English and French 2,165 12.2 1,930 10.5
Neither English nor French 0 0.0 0 0.0

Mother tongue3, La Matapédia, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 17,790 100 18,360 100
English 100 0.6 115 0.6
French 17,675 99.4 18,255 99.4
Other languages 55 0.3 35 0.2
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 55 0.3 35 0.2

Language spoken at home4, La Matapédia, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 15 10 35 245 310
French 17,420 280 50 15 17,770
Other languages 0 5 20 40 65
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 5 5 20 40 65
2011
English 15 20 20 200 255
French 18,070 220 35 20 18,340
Other languages 0 5 15 25 45
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 0 0 15 20 45

Language of work

English used at work, La Matapédia, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 550 6.1 610 6.4
Only 40 0.4 15 0.2
Mostly 30 0.3 20 0.2
Equally with another language 55 0.6 80 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 425 4.7 495 5.2
No mention 8,510 94.0 8,965 93.6
Total population9 9,055 100 9,575 100

French used at work, La Matapédia, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 9,010 99.5 9,550 99.7
Only 8,495 93.8 8,960 93.6
Mostly 430 4.7 490 5.1
Equally with another language 55 0.6 80 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 30 0.3 25 0.3
No mention 45 0.5 20 0.2
Total population9 9,055 100 9,575 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 15 0.2 10 0.1
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 10 0.1
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 9,045 99.9 9,570 99.9
Total population9 9,055 100 9,575 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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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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