Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Chatham-Kent, Census division (CD) - Ontario

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Chatham-Kent, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Chatham-Kent, 2006 to 2016

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Chatham-Kent, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 101,085 100 102,760 100
English 93,390 92.4 95,015 92.5
French 80 0.1 75 0.1
English and French 7,045 7.0 7,065 6.9
Neither English nor French 565 0.6 605 0.6

Mother tongue3, Chatham-Kent, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 101,085 100 102,760 100
English 90,130 89.2 91,055 88.6
French 2,940 2.9 3,335 3.2
Other languages 8,965 8.9 9,300 9.1
Aboriginal languages 40 0.0 25 0.0
Immigrant languages 8,880 8.8 9,230 9.0

Language spoken at home4, Chatham-Kent, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 91,545 4,340 1,320 1,705 98,910
French 245 330 245 1,815 2,635
Other languages 1,920 1,375 1,120 2,590 7,010
Aboriginal languages 0 5 15 105 125
Immigrant languages 1,890 1,370 1,080 2,455 6,800
2011
English 92,940 4,485 1,085 1,795 100,305
French 325 315 215 1,845 2,700
Other languages 2,110 1,485 890 2,750 7,240
Aboriginal languages 5 5 0 90 105
Immigrant languages 2,080 1,475 865 2,610 7,035

Language of work

English used at work, Chatham-Kent, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 53,610 99.5 61,830 99.7
Only 51,885 96.3 60,020 96.8
Mostly 1,240 2.3 1,355 2.2
Equally with another language 195 0.4 235 0.4
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 290 0.5 225 0.4
No mention 260 0.5 155 0.3
Total population9 53,870 100 61,985 100

French used at work, Chatham-Kent, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,110 2.1 1,110 1.8
Only 205 0.4 95 0.2
Mostly 205 0.4 125 0.2
Equally with another language 95 0.2 170 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 600 1.1 715 1.2
No mention 52,760 97.9 60,880 98.2
Total population9 53,870 100 61,985 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Chatham-Kent, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 905 1.7 885 1.4
Only 55 0.1 60 0.1
Mostly 85 0.2 100 0.2
Equally with another language 100 0.2 60 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 670 1.2 665 1.1
No mention 52,960 98.3 61,105 98.6
Total population9 53,870 100 61,985 100

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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