Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Roussillon, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Roussillon, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 170,835 100 161,490 100
English 7,775 4.6 7,480 4.6
French 68,060 39.8 67,415 41.7
English and French 94,215 55.1 85,945 53.2
Neither English nor French 790 0.5 645 0.4

Mother tongue3, Roussillon, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 170,835 100 161,490 100
English 22,205 13.0 21,315 13.2
French 134,965 79.0 130,630 80.9
Other languages 18,130 10.6 13,050 8.1
Aboriginal languages 40 0.0 35 0.0
Immigrant languages 18,055 10.6 12,990 8.0

Language spoken at home4, Roussillon, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 14,850 7,110 4,010 14,795 40,765
French 118,030 15,825 5,540 9,510 148,905
Other languages 4,340 4,365 3,800 5,280 17,790
Aboriginal languages 0 0 10 20 30
Immigrant languages 4,310 4,365 3,750 5,240 17,665
2011
English 14,695 6,530 3,170 12,530 36,925
French 116,420 13,300 4,025 7,680 141,430
Other languages 3,055 2,945 2,335 4,115 12,450
Aboriginal languages 0 0 10 25 30
Immigrant languages 3,030 2,940 2,305 4,075 12,355

Language of work

English used at work, Roussillon, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 55,600 55.7 47,760 54.2
Only 3,935 3.9 3,790 4.3
Mostly 7,855 7.9 7,280 8.3
Equally with another language 9,900 9.9 5,325 6.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 33,915 34.0 31,365 35.6
No mention 44,140 44.3 40,425 45.8
Total population9 99,740 100 88,180 100

French used at work, Roussillon, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 95,405 95.7 84,205 95.5
Only 43,670 43.8 40,190 45.6
Mostly 34,035 34.1 31,455 35.7
Equally with another language 9,920 9.9 5,335 6.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 7,775 7.8 7,225 8.2
No mention 4,335 4.3 3,975 4.5
Total population9 99,740 100 88,180 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,675 1.7 950 1.1
Only 145 0.1 55 0.1
Mostly 75 0.1 65 0.1
Equally with another language 470 0.5 145 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 990 1.0 690 0.8
No mention 98,060 98.3 87,230 98.9
Total population9 99,740 100 88,180 100

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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