Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Sudbury, District (CD) - Ontario

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Sudbury, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 21,440 100 21,090 100
English 13,935 65.0 13,680 64.9
French 270 1.3 280 1.3
English and French 7,190 33.5 7,105 33.7
Neither English nor French 45 0.2 25 0.1

Mother tongue3, Sudbury, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 21,440 100 21,090 100
English 15,375 71.7 14,935 70.8
French 5,575 26.0 5,615 26.6
Other languages 845 3.9 855 4.1
Aboriginal languages 100 0.5 130 0.6
Immigrant languages 740 3.5 715 3.4

Language spoken at home4, Sudbury, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 15,875 1,980 345 1,530 19,740
French 1,540 1,405 265 1,740 4,945
Other languages 155 130 95 265 645
Aboriginal languages 5 0 25 75 105
Immigrant languages 145 130 65 185 520
2011
English 15,490 2,065 270 1,485 19,310
French 1,655 1,415 200 1,740 5,015
Other languages 125 70 75 350 625
Aboriginal languages 10 0 15 105 140
Immigrant languages 100 70 55 235 465

Language of work

English used at work, Sudbury, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 10,850 97.1 10,895 97.1
Only 8,500 76.1 8,280 73.8
Mostly 1,695 15.2 1,795 16.0
Equally with another language 230 2.1 245 2.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 420 3.8 575 5.1
No mention 330 3.0 330 2.9
Total population9 11,175 100 11,225 100

French used at work, Sudbury, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,510 22.5 2,900 25.8
Only 285 2.6 330 2.9
Mostly 390 3.5 575 5.1
Equally with another language 205 1.8 225 2.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,620 14.5 1,765 15.7
No mention 8,670 77.6 8,325 74.2
Total population9 11,175 100 11,225 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 170 1.5 60 0.5
Only 45 0.4 10 0.1
Mostly 30 0.3 0 0.0
Equally with another language 20 0.2 20 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 80 0.7 35 0.3
No mention 11,005 98.5 11,165 99.5
Total population9 11,175 100 11,225 100

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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