Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Middlesex, County (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Middlesex, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 450,290 100 433,965 100
English 412,845 91.7 399,540 92.1
French 225 0.0 240 0.1
English and French 30,820 6.8 29,215 6.7
Neither English nor French 6,395 1.4 4,970 1.1

Mother tongue3, Middlesex, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 450,290 100 433,960 100
English 360,555 80.1 352,485 81.2
French 6,940 1.5 6,845 1.6
Other languages 91,085 20.2 81,050 18.7
Aboriginal languages 200 0.0 250 0.1
Immigrant languages 90,585 20.1 80,600 18.6

Language spoken at home4, Middlesex, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 360,160 30,545 17,355 18,540 426,605
French 625 1,035 1,235 5,485 8,380
Other languages 22,770 17,710 16,700 26,195 83,380
Aboriginal languages 20 15 65 225 320
Immigrant languages 22,585 17,655 16,470 25,780 82,490
2011
English 355,010 28,500 12,075 17,250 412,840
French 575 1,005 860 5,050 7,495
Other languages 20,245 16,465 11,640 24,680 73,035
Aboriginal languages 25 15 30 205 270
Immigrant languages 20,085 16,425 11,485 24,285 72,285

Language of work

English used at work, Middlesex, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 253,355 99.5 246,095 99.6
Only 242,445 95.2 235,775 95.4
Mostly 7,335 2.9 7,655 3.1
Equally with another language 2,005 0.8 1,175 0.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,570 0.6 1,485 0.6
No mention 1,250 0.5 940 0.4
Total population9 254,610 100 247,040 100

French used at work, Middlesex, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 4,825 1.9 4,410 1.8
Only 440 0.2 255 0.1
Mostly 850 0.3 710 0.3
Equally with another language 660 0.3 450 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,880 1.1 2,990 1.2
No mention 249,785 98.1 242,630 98.2
Total population9 254,610 100 247,040 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 7,600 3.0 7,220 2.9
Only 815 0.3 680 0.3
Mostly 730 0.3 780 0.3
Equally with another language 1,370 0.5 760 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 4,685 1.8 5,000 2.0
No mention 247,010 97.0 239,820 97.1
Total population9 254,610 100 247,040 100

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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