Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Halton, Regional municipality (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Halton, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 544,025 100 498,105 100
English 484,060 89.0 446,355 89.6
French 380 0.1 400 0.1
English and French 52,660 9.7 46,430 9.3
Neither English nor French 6,920 1.3 4,925 1.0

Mother tongue3, Halton, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 544,020 100 498,105 100
English 399,975 73.5 384,805 77.3
French 11,475 2.1 10,915 2.2
Other languages 148,340 27.3 112,400 22.6
Aboriginal languages 25 0.0 30 0.0
Immigrant languages 148,005 27.2 112,100 22.5

Language spoken at home4, Halton, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 397,405 50,610 31,520 32,980 512,520
French 1,290 2,265 2,175 7,805 13,535
Other languages 29,850 30,970 30,380 44,615 135,820
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 15 15
Immigrant languages 29,610 30,920 30,225 44,475 135,230
2011
English 388,970 42,700 17,560 24,355 473,585
French 1,270 2,150 1,420 7,350 12,195
Other languages 22,895 22,440 16,765 36,905 99,005
Aboriginal languages 0 5 5 20 35
Immigrant languages 22,720 22,380 16,615 36,740 98,455

Language of work

English used at work, Halton, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 319,520 99.6 266,145 99.7
Only 300,730 93.7 252,010 94.4
Mostly 12,890 4.0 11,245 4.2
Equally with another language 3,960 1.2 1,545 0.6
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,945 0.6 1,340 0.5
No mention 1,430 0.4 835 0.3
Total population9 320,950 100 266,975 100

French used at work, Halton, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 9,105 2.8 7,985 3.0
Only 465 0.1 250 0.1
Mostly 925 0.3 610 0.2
Equally with another language 1,530 0.5 825 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 6,185 1.9 6,300 2.4
No mention 311,845 97.2 258,995 97.0
Total population9 320,950 100 266,975 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 11,525 3.6 7,445 2.8
Only 960 0.3 580 0.2
Mostly 1,015 0.3 730 0.3
Equally with another language 2,525 0.8 800 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 7,020 2.2 5,335 2.0
No mention 309,425 96.4 259,530 97.2
Total population9 320,950 100 266,975 100

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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