Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Les Pays-d'en-Haut, Municipalité régionale de comté (CD) - Quebec

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 41,680 100 39,975 100
English 945 2.3 1,050 2.6
French 16,140 38.7 15,135 37.9
English and French 24,565 58.9 23,770 59.5
Neither English nor French 30 0.1 20 0.1

Mother tongue3, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 41,685 100 39,975 100
English 3,705 8.9 3,890 9.7
French 37,225 89.3 35,345 88.4
Other languages 1,425 3.4 1,365 3.4
Aboriginal languages 10 0.0 10 0.0
Immigrant languages 1,400 3.4 1,350 3.4

Language spoken at home4, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 2,230 1,380 635 3,660 7,905
French 33,140 3,815 725 1,310 38,990
Other languages 155 165 310 660 1,280
Aboriginal languages 5 5 0 5 10
Immigrant languages 145 160 290 650 1,240
2011
English 2,415 1,375 640 3,525 7,950
French 31,465 3,695 655 1,255 37,070
Other languages 145 130 240 640 1,155
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 10 15
Immigrant languages 135 125 225 625 1,115

Language of work

English used at work, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 11,015 47.7 11,265 53.2
Only 705 3.0 855 4.0
Mostly 1,265 5.5 1,475 7.0
Equally with another language 1,575 6.8 1,025 4.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 7,470 32.3 7,910 37.3
No mention 12,100 52.3 9,920 46.8
Total population9 23,115 100 21,185 100

French used at work, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 22,350 96.7 20,290 95.8
Only 12,055 52.2 9,900 46.7
Mostly 7,475 32.3 7,895 37.3
Equally with another language 1,575 6.8 1,025 4.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,250 5.4 1,465 6.9
No mention 765 3.3 890 4.2
Total population9 23,115 100 21,185 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Les Pays-d'en-Haut, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 225 1.0 190 0.9
Only 20 0.1 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 20 0.1
Equally with another language 70 0.3 15 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 135 0.6 160 0.8
No mention 22,890 99.0 20,990 99.1
Total population9 23,115 100 21,185 100

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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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