Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

La Haute-Yamaska, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), La Haute-Yamaska, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), La Haute-Yamaska, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, La Haute-Yamaska, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, La Haute-Yamaska, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, La Haute-Yamaska, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 87,135 100 83,450 100
English 665 0.8 565 0.7
French 54,415 62.4 53,335 63.9
English and French 31,795 36.5 29,380 35.2
Neither English nor French 260 0.3 170 0.2

Mother tongue3, La Haute-Yamaska, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 87,135 100 83,450 100
English 3,500 4.0 3,275 3.9
French 81,580 93.6 78,415 94.0
Other languages 3,035 3.5 2,585 3.1
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 3,010 3.5 2,565 3.1

Language spoken at home4, La Haute-Yamaska, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 1,260 1,095 815 4,775 7,945
French 76,505 5,325 1,390 1,720 84,940
Other languages 795 720 730 890 3,135
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 785 720 720 880 3,095
2011
English 1,210 1,035 625 4,355 7,225
French 73,970 4,810 1,030 1,660 81,480
Other languages 670 700 490 750 2,605
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 5 5
Immigrant languages 655 700 485 735 2,570

Language of work

English used at work, La Haute-Yamaska, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 12,735 26.5 12,080 26.3
Only 290 0.6 390 0.9
Mostly 855 1.8 965 2.1
Equally with another language 1,560 3.2 1,075 2.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10,025 20.9 9,650 21.0
No mention 35,320 73.5 33,795 73.7
Total population9 48,055 100 45,870 100

French used at work, La Haute-Yamaska, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 47,660 99.2 45,440 99.1
Only 35,075 73.0 33,695 73.5
Mostly 10,160 21.1 9,710 21.2
Equally with another language 1,575 3.3 1,070 2.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 855 1.8 960 2.1
No mention 395 0.8 435 0.9
Total population9 48,055 100 45,870 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, La Haute-Yamaska, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 465 1.0 215 0.5
Only 65 0.1 15 0.0
Mostly 25 0.1 15 0.0
Equally with another language 80 0.2 15 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 295 0.6 165 0.4
No mention 47,595 99.0 45,660 99.5
Total population9 48,055 100 45,870 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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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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