Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

La Rivière-du-Nord, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), La Rivière-du-Nord, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), La Rivière-du-Nord, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, La Rivière-du-Nord, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, La Rivière-du-Nord, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, La Rivière-du-Nord, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 126,525 100 114,230 100
English 435 0.3 435 0.4
French 76,980 60.8 71,695 62.8
English and French 48,845 38.6 41,905 36.7
Neither English nor French 265 0.2 200 0.2

Mother tongue3, La Rivière-du-Nord, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 126,525 100 114,230 100
English 3,490 2.8 3,260 2.9
French 120,835 95.5 109,415 95.8
Other languages 3,625 2.9 2,730 2.4
Aboriginal languages 15 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 3,555 2.8 2,680 2.3

Language spoken at home4, La Rivière-du-Nord, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 900 1,200 1,230 6,585 9,915
French 113,800 7,445 1,760 1,680 124,690
Other languages 675 660 825 1,435 3,595
Aboriginal languages 0 5 5 10 20
Immigrant languages 650 655 775 1,400 3,475
2011
English 935 980 870 5,480 8,265
French 103,850 6,060 1,190 1,330 112,435
Other languages 645 515 530 1,050 2,740
Aboriginal languages 0 5 0 0 10
Immigrant languages 610 500 505 1,010 2,630

Language of work

English used at work, La Rivière-du-Nord, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 21,560 30.2 17,045 29.4
Only 545 0.8 390 0.7
Mostly 1,640 2.3 1,310 2.3
Equally with another language 3,180 4.5 1,590 2.7
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 16,200 22.7 13,755 23.7
No mention 49,800 69.8 40,985 70.6
Total population9 71,365 100 58,030 100

French used at work, La Rivière-du-Nord, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 70,750 99.1 57,585 99.2
Only 49,625 69.5 40,865 70.4
Mostly 16,305 22.8 13,800 23.8
Equally with another language 3,195 4.5 1,610 2.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,630 2.3 1,305 2.2
No mention 615 0.9 445 0.8
Total population9 71,365 100 58,030 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, La Rivière-du-Nord, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 425 0.6 295 0.5
Only 35 0.0 40 0.1
Mostly 15 0.0 10 0.0
Equally with another language 90 0.1 35 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 280 0.4 220 0.4
No mention 70,940 99.4 57,730 99.5
Total population9 71,365 100 58,030 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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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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