Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 5, Census division (CD) - Alberta

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 5, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 5, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 5, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 5, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 5, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 54,380 100 52,230 100
English 52,565 96.7 50,630 96.9
French 10 0.0 10 0.0
English and French 1,340 2.5 1,275 2.4
Neither English nor French 465 0.9 315 0.6

Mother tongue3, Division No. 5, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 54,380 100 52,235 100
English 46,390 85.3 44,680 85.5
French 585 1.1 640 1.2
Other languages 8,025 14.8 7,290 14.0
Aboriginal languages 875 1.6 785 1.5
Immigrant languages 7,145 13.1 6,490 12.4

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 5, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 46,620 2,110 1,030 1,995 51,760
French 45 65 35 230 380
Other languages 2,575 1,925 1,005 1,910 7,420
Aboriginal languages 130 115 215 725 1,180
Immigrant languages 2,440 1,815 795 1,180 6,220
2011
English 45,945 1,365 465 2,295 50,075
French 85 80 35 210 415
Other languages 2,050 2,230 460 1,205 5,945
Aboriginal languages 75 165 25 310 565
Immigrant languages 1,970 2,060 435 890 5,360

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 5, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 30,290 99.7 28,545 99.5
Only 29,500 97.1 27,885 97.2
Mostly 605 2.0 450 1.6
Equally with another language 130 0.4 100 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 55 0.2 105 0.4
No mention 80 0.3 145 0.5
Total population9 30,375 100 28,695 100

French used at work, Division No. 5, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 205 0.7 205 0.7
Only 30 0.1 10 0.0
Mostly 10 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 25 0.1 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 145 0.5 185 0.6
No mention 30,165 99.3 28,485 99.3
Total population9 30,375 100 28,695 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 5, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 675 2.2 625 2.2
Only 50 0.2 145 0.5
Mostly 45 0.1 110 0.4
Equally with another language 110 0.4 85 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 470 1.5 285 1.0
No mention 29,700 97.8 28,065 97.8
Total population9 30,375 100 28,695 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
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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