Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Acton, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Acton, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 15,315 100 15,025 100
English 25 0.2 40 0.3
French 12,190 79.6 12,110 80.6
English and French 3,090 20.2 2,865 19.1
Neither English nor French 10 0.1 15 0.1

Mother tongue3, Acton, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 15,315 100 15,025 100
English 220 1.4 220 1.5
French 14,995 97.9 14,700 97.8
Other languages 170 1.1 170 1.1
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 170 1.1 165 1.1

Language spoken at home4, Acton, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 55 60 55 390 560
French 14,625 430 75 90 15,225
Other languages 25 30 30 60 155
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 25 35 30 55 145
2011
English 70 45 40 335 485
French 14,390 385 70 65 14,915
Other languages 40 20 45 70 175
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 35 20 40 60 155

Language of work

English used at work, Acton, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,095 13.0 1,030 11.8
Only 35 0.4 30 0.3
Mostly 50 0.6 80 0.9
Equally with another language 155 1.8 145 1.7
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 855 10.1 775 8.9
No mention 7,360 87.0 7,695 88.2
Total population9 8,455 100 8,725 100

French used at work, Acton, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 8,410 99.5 8,695 99.7
Only 7,345 86.9 7,675 88.0
Mostly 860 10.2 780 8.9
Equally with another language 155 1.8 155 1.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 50 0.6 90 1.0
No mention 40 0.5 30 0.3
Total population9 8,455 100 8,725 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 35 0.4 55 0.6
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 10 0.1
Equally with another language 0 0.0 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 25 0.3 30 0.3
No mention 8,425 99.6 8,675 99.4
Total population9 8,455 100 8,725 100

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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