Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Mékinac, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Mékinac, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,195 100 12,820 100
English 10 0.1 5 0.0
French 10,150 83.2 10,930 85.3
English and French 2,025 16.6 1,880 14.7
Neither English nor French 5 0.0 0 0.0

Mother tongue3, Mékinac, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,195 100 12,820 100
English 110 0.9 105 0.8
French 12,075 99.0 12,700 99.1
Other languages 45 0.4 55 0.4
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 45 0.4 55 0.4

Language spoken at home4, Mékinac, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 20 40 35 230 315
French 11,845 240 40 40 12,160
Other languages 15 5 5 20 45
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 10 5 10 20 45
2011
English 25 25 20 185 260
French 12,520 205 35 30 12,795
Other languages 5 0 15 30 50
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 5 5 15 30 45

Language of work

English used at work, Mékinac, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 525 8.8 520 8.3
Only 25 0.4 25 0.4
Mostly 35 0.6 35 0.6
Equally with another language 45 0.8 50 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 415 6.9 405 6.5
No mention 5,455 91.1 5,740 91.8
Total population9 5,985 100 6,255 100

French used at work, Mékinac, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 5,955 99.5 6,225 99.5
Only 5,455 91.1 5,725 91.5
Mostly 420 7.0 405 6.5
Equally with another language 45 0.8 50 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 35 0.6 40 0.6
No mention 30 0.5 35 0.6
Total population9 5,985 100 6,255 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 20 0.3 25 0.4
Only 0 0.0 10 0.2
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 10 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 15 0.3 0 0.0
No mention 5,965 99.7 6,235 99.7
Total population9 5,985 100 6,255 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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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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