Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Dufferin, County (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Dufferin, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 61,175 100 56,365 100
English 57,385 93.8 53,225 94.4
French 15 0.0 10 0.0
English and French 3,550 5.8 2,985 5.3
Neither English nor French 225 0.4 145 0.3

Mother tongue3, Dufferin, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 61,175 100 56,365 100
English 55,070 90.0 51,690 91.7
French 850 1.4 725 1.3
Other languages 5,935 9.7 4,355 7.7
Aboriginal languages 10 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 5,915 9.7 4,325 7.7

Language spoken at home4, Dufferin, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 55,660 2,640 1,065 800 60,155
French 45 100 105 710 965
Other languages 965 705 985 1,990 4,640
Aboriginal languages 0 5 0 5 10
Immigrant languages 955 705 975 1,960 4,600
2011
English 52,710 1,995 520 510 55,730
French 40 75 55 540 705
Other languages 580 445 485 1,535 3,050
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 5
Immigrant languages 570 445 480 1,515 3,000

Language of work

English used at work, Dufferin, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 37,610 99.7 33,160 99.8
Only 36,540 96.8 32,405 97.5
Mostly 725 1.9 610 1.8
Equally with another language 145 0.4 65 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 200 0.5 85 0.3
No mention 130 0.3 65 0.2
Total population9 37,740 100 33,230 100

French used at work, Dufferin, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 620 1.6 500 1.5
Only 55 0.1 35 0.1
Mostly 130 0.3 30 0.1
Equally with another language 85 0.2 30 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 355 0.9 395 1.2
No mention 37,120 98.4 32,730 98.5
Total population9 37,740 100 33,230 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 590 1.6 360 1.1
Only 75 0.2 30 0.1
Mostly 70 0.2 50 0.2
Equally with another language 65 0.2 35 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 380 1.0 245 0.7
No mention 37,150 98.4 32,870 98.9
Total population9 37,740 100 33,230 100

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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