Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Lanark, County (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Lanark, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 67,615 100 64,760 100
English 57,805 85.5 56,220 86.8
French 40 0.1 25 0.0
English and French 9,690 14.3 8,475 13.1
Neither English nor French 85 0.1 40 0.1

Mother tongue3, Lanark, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 67,615 100 64,760 100
English 63,135 93.4 60,590 93.6
French 2,895 4.3 2,675 4.1
Other languages 2,190 3.2 1,960 3.0
Aboriginal languages 25 0.0 15 0.0
Immigrant languages 2,145 3.2 1,930 3.0

Language spoken at home4, Lanark, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 63,410 2,510 515 650 67,085
French 245 440 235 1,775 2,695
Other languages 275 215 300 810 1,590
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 30 35
Immigrant languages 255 215 275 760 1,505
2011
English 61,200 2,220 365 575 64,355
French 210 400 160 1,535 2,310
Other languages 185 180 210 755 1,330
Aboriginal languages 0 5 0 25 25
Immigrant languages 170 175 200 705 1,250

Language of work

English used at work, Lanark, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 37,775 99.8 35,875 99.8
Only 35,045 92.6 33,500 93.2
Mostly 2,135 5.6 2,020 5.6
Equally with another language 415 1.1 205 0.6
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 185 0.5 155 0.4
No mention 70 0.2 60 0.2
Total population9 37,845 100 35,935 100

French used at work, Lanark, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,615 6.9 2,230 6.2
Only 60 0.2 40 0.1
Mostly 160 0.4 135 0.4
Equally with another language 350 0.9 185 0.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,040 5.4 1,870 5.2
No mention 35,235 93.1 33,705 93.8
Total population9 37,845 100 35,935 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 205 0.5 230 0.6
Only 10 0.0 20 0.1
Mostly 20 0.1 15 0.0
Equally with another language 65 0.2 20 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 110 0.3 175 0.5
No mention 37,635 99.4 35,705 99.4
Total population9 37,845 100 35,935 100

Symbols:

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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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