Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 2, Census division (CD) - Alberta

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 2, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 2, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 2, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 2, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 2, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 167,820 100 155,285 100
English 158,980 94.7 147,525 95.0
French 110 0.1 110 0.1
English and French 6,355 3.8 5,680 3.7
Neither English nor French 2,375 1.4 1,980 1.3

Mother tongue3, Division No. 2, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 167,825 100 155,285 100
English 134,405 80.1 127,295 82.0
French 1,825 1.1 1,710 1.1
Other languages 34,145 20.3 28,055 18.1
Aboriginal languages 455 0.3 405 0.3
Immigrant languages 33,650 20.1 27,615 17.8

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 2, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 136,135 8,335 4,650 8,090 157,215
French 210 270 250 1,285 2,015
Other languages 10,300 7,890 4,530 7,300 30,025
Aboriginal languages 40 50 80 410 580
Immigrant languages 10,215 7,840 4,410 6,835 29,305
2011
English 130,510 7,235 2,570 6,545 146,860
French 240 270 185 1,055 1,755
Other languages 8,080 6,315 2,545 6,460 23,395
Aboriginal languages 45 20 45 355 470
Immigrant languages 7,995 6,290 2,480 6,060 22,825

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 2, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 95,440 99.6 84,430 99.6
Only 91,980 96.0 82,175 96.9
Mostly 2,655 2.8 1,805 2.1
Equally with another language 305 0.3 205 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 510 0.5 250 0.3
No mention 340 0.4 345 0.4
Total population9 95,785 100 84,780 100

French used at work, Division No. 2, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 720 0.8 585 0.7
Only 50 0.1 80 0.1
Mostly 90 0.1 55 0.1
Equally with another language 80 0.1 40 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 500 0.5 415 0.5
No mention 95,065 99.2 84,190 99.3
Total population9 95,785 100 84,780 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 2, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 3,155 3.3 2,095 2.5
Only 290 0.3 260 0.3
Mostly 415 0.4 200 0.2
Equally with another language 230 0.2 175 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,220 2.3 1,460 1.7
No mention 92,625 96.7 82,680 97.5
Total population9 95,785 100 84,780 100

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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