Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Les Sources, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 14,145 100 14,515 100
English 70 0.5 105 0.7
French 10,550 74.6 10,880 75.0
English and French 3,520 24.9 3,505 24.1
Neither English nor French 10 0.1 20 0.1

Mother tongue3, Les Sources, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 14,145 100 14,515 100
English 515 3.6 605 4.2
French 13,585 96.0 13,895 95.7
Other languages 155 1.1 120 0.8
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 150 1.1 120 0.8

Language spoken at home4, Les Sources, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 225 155 90 540 1,015
French 13,010 575 120 185 13,885
Other languages 20 35 35 65 155
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 15 35 35 65 150
2011
English 270 150 80 505 1,010
French 13,380 555 105 160 14,200
Other languages 40 15 30 75 155
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 35 15 35 70 155

Language of work

English used at work, Les Sources, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,150 17.4 990 13.5
Only 65 1.0 105 1.4
Mostly 50 0.8 95 1.3
Equally with another language 180 2.7 70 1.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 865 13.1 720 9.8
No mention 5,455 82.6 6,360 86.5
Total population9 6,605 100 7,355 100

French used at work, Les Sources, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 6,540 99.0 7,230 98.3
Only 5,430 82.2 6,325 86.0
Mostly 875 13.2 720 9.8
Equally with another language 185 2.8 70 1.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 50 0.8 115 1.6
No mention 65 1.0 130 1.8
Total population9 6,605 100 7,355 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 35 0.5 40 0.5
Only 0 0.0 25 0.3
Mostly 0 0.0 20 0.3
Equally with another language 15 0.2 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 20 0.3 0 0.0
No mention 6,570 99.5 7,310 99.4
Total population9 6,605 100 7,355 100

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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