Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Essex, County (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Essex, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 395,110 100 384,930 100
English 348,270 88.1 341,720 88.8
French 425 0.1 455 0.1
English and French 38,310 9.7 35,775 9.3
Neither English nor French 8,105 2.1 6,980 1.8

Mother tongue3, Essex, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 395,110 100 384,935 100
English 297,045 75.2 289,510 75.2
French 13,270 3.4 14,125 3.7
Other languages 94,075 23.8 89,530 23.3
Aboriginal languages 65 0.0 55 0.0
Immigrant languages 93,835 23.7 89,320 23.2

Language spoken at home4, Essex, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 297,820 32,940 17,545 19,445 367,750
French 1,250 1,665 1,690 8,310 12,915
Other languages 25,735 18,025 16,645 25,955 86,355
Aboriginal languages 10 5 15 50 80
Immigrant languages 25,610 18,015 16,535 25,770 85,925
2011
English 292,240 32,935 13,570 19,330 358,070
French 1,425 1,805 1,340 8,280 12,855
Other languages 25,025 17,785 12,890 26,220 81,915
Aboriginal languages 5 5 5 55 65
Immigrant languages 24,895 17,775 12,775 26,035 81,485

Language of work

English used at work, Essex, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 204,760 99.3 212,605 99.3
Only 193,710 93.9 201,320 94.0
Mostly 7,540 3.7 8,605 4.0
Equally with another language 1,955 0.9 1,215 0.6
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,550 0.8 1,465 0.7
No mention 1,510 0.7 1,495 0.7
Total population9 206,270 100 214,100 100

French used at work, Essex, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 5,330 2.6 5,065 2.4
Only 780 0.4 570 0.3
Mostly 885 0.4 650 0.3
Equally with another language 700 0.3 435 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,965 1.4 3,405 1.6
No mention 200,935 97.4 209,035 97.6
Total population9 206,270 100 214,100 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 7,425 3.6 8,155 3.8
Only 735 0.4 900 0.4
Mostly 670 0.3 840 0.4
Equally with another language 1,300 0.6 815 0.4
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 4,715 2.3 5,595 2.6
No mention 198,845 96.4 205,950 96.2
Total population9 206,270 100 214,100 100

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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