Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Grey, County (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Grey, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 92,560 100 90,975 100
English 86,730 93.7 85,910 94.4
French 20 0.0 15 0.0
English and French 5,255 5.7 4,685 5.1
Neither English nor French 550 0.6 370 0.4

Mother tongue3, Grey, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 92,560 100 90,980 100
English 85,075 91.9 84,200 92.5
French 985 1.1 950 1.0
Other languages 7,020 7.6 6,250 6.9
Aboriginal languages 25 0.0 25 0.0
Immigrant languages 6,980 7.5 6,215 6.8

Language spoken at home4, Grey, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 86,110 2,460 795 1,100 90,460
French 105 100 80 865 1,150
Other languages 1,975 1,020 735 1,675 5,405
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 25 30
Immigrant languages 1,950 1,015 715 1,640 5,320
2011
English 85,630 2,265 495 865 89,250
French 75 80 65 735 955
Other languages 1,645 795 445 1,635 4,515
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 15 20
Immigrant languages 1,625 795 435 1,595 4,450

Language of work

English used at work, Grey, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 51,290 99.2 52,940 99.6
Only 50,205 97.1 51,715 97.3
Mostly 730 1.4 775 1.5
Equally with another language 90 0.2 70 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 260 0.5 385 0.7
No mention 420 0.8 200 0.4
Total population9 51,705 100 53,140 100

French used at work, Grey, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 650 1.3 670 1.3
Only 70 0.1 30 0.1
Mostly 115 0.2 40 0.1
Equally with another language 35 0.1 50 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 430 0.8 550 1.0
No mention 51,050 98.7 52,475 98.7
Total population9 51,705 100 53,140 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 860 1.7 785 1.5
Only 350 0.7 170 0.3
Mostly 145 0.3 335 0.6
Equally with another language 55 0.1 25 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 310 0.6 255 0.5
No mention 50,850 98.3 52,355 98.5
Total population9 51,705 100 53,140 100

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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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