Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Nord-du-Québec, Census division (CD) - Quebec

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Nord-du-Québec, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 44,415 100 42,455 100
English 19,360 43.6 17,000 40.0
French 10,950 24.7 11,725 27.6
English and French 11,130 25.1 9,885 23.3
Neither English nor French 2,970 6.7 3,840 9.0

Mother tongue3, Nord-du-Québec, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 44,410 100 42,455 100
English 2,310 5.2 2,140 5.0
French 14,810 33.3 14,875 35.0
Other languages 27,605 62.2 25,815 60.8
Aboriginal languages 27,015 60.8 25,530 60.1
Immigrant languages 570 1.3 275 0.6

Language spoken at home4, Nord-du-Québec, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 1,305 2,340 245 12,785 16,665
French 13,570 1,040 140 760 15,515
Other languages 13,795 12,060 225 2,220 28,305
Aboriginal languages 13,555 12,000 170 2,025 27,755
Immigrant languages 195 80 50 195 525
2011
English 1,305 1,655 395 10,270 13,630
French 13,925 795 145 710 15,580
Other languages 14,555 9,765 375 1,520 26,215
Aboriginal languages 14,490 9,725 340 1,420 25,975
Immigrant languages 50 45 30 105 230

Language of work

English used at work, Nord-du-Québec, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 15,095 63.8 11,675 53.5
Only 1,015 4.3 920 4.2
Mostly 4,340 18.3 3,270 15.0
Equally with another language 470 2.0 760 3.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 9,275 39.2 6,720 30.8
No mention 8,565 36.2 10,160 46.5
Total population9 23,660 100 21,830 100

French used at work, Nord-du-Québec, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 10,830 45.8 11,230 51.4
Only 6,105 25.8 7,380 33.8
Mostly 2,360 10.0 2,095 9.6
Equally with another language 350 1.5 350 1.6
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,015 8.5 1,410 6.5
No mention 12,825 54.2 10,595 48.5
Total population9 23,660 100 21,830 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 13,030 55.1 10,630 48.7
Only 2,280 9.6 2,550 11.7
Mostly 7,085 29.9 4,845 22.2
Equally with another language 145 0.6 510 2.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 3,515 14.9 2,730 12.5
No mention 10,630 44.9 11,200 51.3
Total population9 23,660 100 21,830 100

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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