Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

York, Regional municipality (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, York, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,103,285 100 1,026,635 100
English 967,745 87.7 910,270 88.7
French 485 0.0 610 0.1
English and French 73,200 6.6 67,255 6.6
Neither English nor French 61,855 5.6 48,500 4.7

Mother tongue3, York, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,103,290 100 1,026,635 100
English 564,595 51.2 554,060 54.0
French 12,235 1.1 12,000 1.2
Other languages 567,725 51.5 492,810 48.0
Aboriginal languages 70 0.0 70 0.0
Immigrant languages 567,450 51.4 492,565 48.0

Language spoken at home4, York, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 541,275 143,635 98,965 129,350 913,225
French 1,050 1,910 3,870 9,945 16,770
Other languages 188,225 127,945 97,480 137,545 551,200
Aboriginal languages 10 5 15 45 80
Immigrant languages 187,995 127,925 97,355 137,410 550,680
2011
English 540,480 138,035 70,805 114,330 863,650
French 1,140 2,010 2,850 10,185 16,190
Other languages 160,940 112,960 69,635 132,230 475,765
Aboriginal languages 10 5 20 65 100
Immigrant languages 160,745 112,955 69,520 132,065 475,285

Language of work

English used at work, York, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 623,010 97.2 526,610 98.1
Only 546,045 85.2 466,330 86.9
Mostly 45,995 7.2 42,015 7.8
Equally with another language 18,110 2.8 9,235 1.7
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 12,860 2.0 9,025 1.7
No mention 17,815 2.8 10,145 1.9
Total population9 640,830 100 536,755 100

French used at work, York, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 10,455 1.6 10,590 2.0
Only 505 0.1 380 0.1
Mostly 1,270 0.2 960 0.2
Equally with another language 2,595 0.4 1,500 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 6,085 0.9 7,750 1.4
No mention 630,375 98.4 526,170 98.0
Total population9 640,830 100 536,755 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 85,165 13.3 61,410 11.4
Only 17,280 2.7 9,710 1.8
Mostly 11,605 1.8 8,085 1.5
Equally with another language 15,735 2.5 7,910 1.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 40,550 6.3 35,700 6.7
No mention 555,665 86.7 475,345 88.6
Total population9 640,830 100 536,755 100

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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