Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Lotbinière, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Lotbinière, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 31,430 100 29,200 100
English 20 0.1 20 0.1
French 24,520 78.0 23,695 81.1
English and French 6,850 21.8 5,460 18.7
Neither English nor French 40 0.1 20 0.1

Mother tongue3, Lotbinière, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 31,430 100 29,200 100
English 350 1.1 325 1.1
French 30,990 98.6 28,810 98.7
Other languages 240 0.8 165 0.6
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 230 0.7 165 0.6

Language spoken at home4, Lotbinière, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 60 85 130 865 1,140
French 30,060 930 195 115 31,300
Other languages 55 40 85 100 275
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 55 35 75 90 260
2011
English 80 60 70 685 895
French 28,170 730 100 90 29,085
Other languages 30 30 35 80 175
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 30 30 30 80 175

Language of work

English used at work, Lotbinière, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,250 12.0 1,640 10.3
Only 75 0.4 25 0.2
Mostly 120 0.6 155 1.0
Equally with another language 325 1.7 130 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,730 9.3 1,330 8.3
No mention 16,435 87.9 14,330 89.7
Total population9 18,690 100 15,975 100

French used at work, Lotbinière, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 18,585 99.4 15,945 99.8
Only 16,355 87.5 14,285 89.4
Mostly 1,760 9.4 1,355 8.5
Equally with another language 345 1.8 140 0.9
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 130 0.7 160 1.0
No mention 100 0.5 30 0.2
Total population9 18,690 100 15,975 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 125 0.7 70 0.4
Only 20 0.1 10 0.1
Mostly 10 0.1 10 0.1
Equally with another language 25 0.1 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 65 0.3 45 0.3
No mention 18,570 99.4 15,910 99.6
Total population9 18,690 100 15,975 100

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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