Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Gatineau, Territoire équivalent (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Gatineau, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 273,265 100 263,260 100
English 19,180 7.0 17,195 6.5
French 77,415 28.3 76,050 28.9
English and French 174,885 64.0 168,475 64.0
Neither English nor French 1,785 0.7 1,535 0.6

Mother tongue3, Gatineau, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 273,270 100 263,260 100
English 36,550 13.4 34,440 13.1
French 212,655 77.8 209,760 79.7
Other languages 32,635 11.9 26,420 10.0
Aboriginal languages 360 0.1 145 0.1
Immigrant languages 32,200 11.8 26,215 10.0

Language spoken at home4, Gatineau, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 23,055 15,200 8,530 39,250 86,035
French 165,580 41,870 10,620 18,180 236,245
Other languages 7,505 7,885 6,700 11,540 33,630
Aboriginal languages 65 125 50 145 385
Immigrant languages 7,385 7,750 6,585 11,335 33,060
2011
English 21,515 13,670 6,870 37,145 79,195
French 166,550 39,160 8,300 15,920 229,930
Other languages 6,505 6,455 4,560 9,425 26,945
Aboriginal languages 20 35 30 55 145
Immigrant languages 6,460 6,405 4,480 9,325 26,665

Language of work

English used at work, Gatineau, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 114,605 72.6 102,425 71.0
Only 17,570 11.1 13,910 9.6
Mostly 31,945 20.3 30,210 20.9
Equally with another language 15,410 9.8 10,335 7.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 49,680 31.5 47,965 33.3
No mention 43,145 27.4 41,810 29.0
Total population9 157,750 100 144,235 100

French used at work, Gatineau, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 138,895 88.0 129,525 89.8
Only 42,445 26.9 41,360 28.7
Mostly 49,715 31.5 48,005 33.3
Equally with another language 15,300 9.7 10,240 7.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 31,435 19.9 29,920 20.7
No mention 18,845 11.9 14,705 10.2
Total population9 157,750 100 144,235 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,925 1.9 2,055 1.4
Only 235 0.1 130 0.1
Mostly 320 0.2 215 0.1
Equally with another language 595 0.4 345 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,775 1.1 1,365 0.9
No mention 154,820 98.1 142,175 98.6
Total population9 157,750 100 144,235 100

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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