Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

L'Assomption, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), L'Assomption, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), L'Assomption, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, L'Assomption, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, L'Assomption, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, L'Assomption, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 123,835 100 118,980 100
English 295 0.2 270 0.2
French 74,145 59.9 73,100 61.4
English and French 49,140 39.7 45,400 38.2
Neither English nor French 255 0.2 205 0.2

Mother tongue3, L'Assomption, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 123,830 100 118,975 100
English 2,525 2.0 2,435 2.0
French 115,050 92.9 112,505 94.6
Other languages 7,985 6.4 5,470 4.6
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 7,960 6.4 5,440 4.6

Language spoken at home4, L'Assomption, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 585 1,020 1,100 5,655 8,370
French 108,270 8,495 2,870 2,135 121,770
Other languages 1,060 1,450 2,240 3,950 8,695
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 0 0
Immigrant languages 1,040 1,450 2,210 3,930 8,630
2011
English 490 850 800 5,005 7,145
French 107,055 6,995 1,715 1,670 117,435
Other languages 775 1,045 1,215 2,780 5,815
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 5
Immigrant languages 755 1,040 1,195 2,755 5,740

Language of work

English used at work, L'Assomption, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 19,920 28.1 17,080 26.5
Only 440 0.6 375 0.6
Mostly 1,545 2.2 1,450 2.2
Equally with another language 2,815 4.0 1,810 2.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 15,120 21.3 13,445 20.8
No mention 50,940 71.9 47,475 73.5
Total population9 70,865 100 64,555 100

French used at work, L'Assomption, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 70,360 99.3 64,085 99.3
Only 50,540 71.3 47,270 73.2
Mostly 15,355 21.7 13,530 21.0
Equally with another language 2,910 4.1 1,810 2.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,560 2.2 1,480 2.3
No mention 500 0.7 470 0.7
Total population9 70,865 100 64,555 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, L'Assomption, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 880 1.2 575 0.9
Only 25 0.0 75 0.1
Mostly 45 0.1 25 0.0
Equally with another language 200 0.3 160 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 610 0.9 315 0.5
No mention 69,985 98.8 63,980 99.1
Total population9 70,865 100 64,555 100

Symbols:

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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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