Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Les Basques, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Les Basques, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 8,580 100 9,055 100
English 0 0.0 5 0.1
French 7,290 85.0 7,820 86.4
English and French 1,280 14.9 1,230 13.6
Neither English nor French 0 0.0 0 0.0

Mother tongue3, Les Basques, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 8,575 100 9,055 100
English 40 0.5 65 0.7
French 8,540 99.6 9,000 99.4
Other languages 15 0.2 10 0.1
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 10 0.1 10 0.1

Language spoken at home4, Les Basques, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 5 15 30 120 175
French 8,395 130 35 15 8,570
Other languages 0 0 5 15 20
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 0 0 5 10 20
2011
English 10 10 15 110 140
French 8,900 115 20 5 9,045
Other languages 0 0 10 10 20
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 5
Immigrant languages 0 0 5 10 15

Language of work

English used at work, Les Basques, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 385 9.0 345 7.2
Only 30 0.7 25 0.5
Mostly 50 1.2 20 0.4
Equally with another language 60 1.4 40 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 245 5.7 270 5.6
No mention 3,910 91.0 4,440 92.8
Total population9 4,295 100 4,785 100

French used at work, Les Basques, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 4,260 99.2 4,750 99.3
Only 3,910 91.0 4,430 92.6
Mostly 245 5.7 265 5.5
Equally with another language 60 1.4 40 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 50 1.2 15 0.3
No mention 30 0.7 35 0.7
Total population9 4,295 100 4,785 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Les Basques, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 0 0.0 10 0.2
Only 0 0.0 10 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) 0 0.0 0 0.0
No mention 4,290 99.9 4,770 99.7
Total population9 4,295 100 4,785 100

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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