Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Rimouski-Neigette, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Rimouski-Neigette, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Rimouski-Neigette, 2006 to 2016

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Rimouski-Neigette, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 55,955 100 54,395 100
English 30 0.1 45 0.1
French 42,640 76.2 42,425 78.0
English and French 13,260 23.7 11,905 21.9
Neither English nor French 20 0.0 15 0.0

Mother tongue3, Rimouski-Neigette, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 55,950 100 54,390 100
English 555 1.0 500 0.9
French 55,145 98.6 53,705 98.7
Other languages 515 0.9 410 0.8
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 505 0.9 400 0.7

Language spoken at home4, Rimouski-Neigette, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 55 150 160 1,340 1,710
French 53,790 1,545 275 215 55,825
Other languages 50 85 135 275 545
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 5
Immigrant languages 50 80 130 270 530
2011
English 70 120 120 1,095 1,405
French 52,655 1,215 190 185 54,240
Other languages 55 80 80 220 435
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 50 80 75 215 420

Language of work

English used at work, Rimouski-Neigette, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 4,180 13.7 3,760 12.5
Only 145 0.5 55 0.2
Mostly 260 0.8 175 0.6
Equally with another language 490 1.6 215 0.7
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 3,285 10.7 3,315 11.0
No mention 26,430 86.4 26,245 87.5
Total population9 30,605 100 30,005 100

French used at work, Rimouski-Neigette, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 30,470 99.6 29,920 99.7
Only 26,405 86.3 26,195 87.3
Mostly 3,310 10.8 3,320 11.1
Equally with another language 490 1.6 220 0.7
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 260 0.8 180 0.6
No mention 145 0.5 85 0.3
Total population9 30,605 100 30,005 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Rimouski-Neigette, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 55 0.2 95 0.3
Only 0 0.0 25 0.1
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 10 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 45 0.1 50 0.2
No mention 30,560 99.9 29,905 99.7
Total population9 30,605 100 30,005 100

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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