Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Elgin, County (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Elgin, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 87,945 100 86,240 100
English 83,780 95.3 82,195 95.3
French 5 0.0 25 0.0
English and French 3,540 4.0 3,270 3.8
Neither English nor French 615 0.7 755 0.9

Mother tongue3, Elgin, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 87,940 100 86,240 100
English 75,705 86.1 74,130 86.0
French 960 1.1 1,055 1.2
Other languages 11,990 13.6 11,805 13.7
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 10 0.0
Immigrant languages 11,945 13.6 11,760 13.6

Language spoken at home4, Elgin, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 77,690 4,430 1,340 1,960 85,425
French 45 90 75 660 870
Other languages 2,460 1,880 1,285 3,825 9,445
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 10
Immigrant languages 2,425 1,875 1,265 3,775 9,345
2011
English 76,255 4,240 1,215 1,950 83,660
French 80 100 70 700 955
Other languages 2,470 1,875 1,160 3,660 9,165
Aboriginal languages 5 0 0 10 10
Immigrant languages 2,450 1,870 1,145 3,615 9,080

Language of work

English used at work, Elgin, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 47,970 99.6 48,450 99.6
Only 46,205 95.9 46,815 96.2
Mostly 1,240 2.6 1,155 2.4
Equally with another language 170 0.4 130 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 350 0.7 355 0.7
No mention 200 0.4 195 0.4
Total population9 48,165 100 48,645 100

French used at work, Elgin, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 480 1.0 405 0.8
Only 35 0.1 0 0.0
Mostly 90 0.2 35 0.1
Equally with another language 75 0.2 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 280 0.6 355 0.7
No mention 47,685 99.0 48,240 99.2
Total population9 48,165 100 48,645 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,495 3.1 1,470 3.0
Only 155 0.3 190 0.4
Mostly 260 0.5 320 0.7
Equally with another language 110 0.2 120 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 975 2.0 840 1.7
No mention 46,670 96.9 47,175 97.0
Total population9 48,165 100 48,645 100

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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