Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 7, Census division (CD) - Alberta

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 7, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 7, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 7, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 7, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 7, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 41,130 100 39,745 100
English 39,750 96.6 38,375 96.6
French 30 0.1 40 0.1
English and French 1,240 3.0 1,155 2.9
Neither English nor French 115 0.3 170 0.4

Mother tongue3, Division No. 7, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 41,135 100 39,745 100
English 37,285 90.6 36,185 91.0
French 645 1.6 685 1.7
Other languages 3,635 8.8 3,100 7.8
Aboriginal languages 15 0.0 15 0.0
Immigrant languages 3,610 8.8 3,075 7.7

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 7, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 37,500 695 630 1,235 40,060
French 140 130 40 190 490
Other languages 930 1,110 595 525 3,165
Aboriginal languages 5 5 5 5 15
Immigrant languages 920 1,110 585 510 3,135
2011
English 36,765 765 230 840 38,600
French 135 150 20 200 505
Other languages 1,015 695 210 575 2,500
Aboriginal languages 5 0 5 0 10
Immigrant languages 1,010 695 205 565 2,470

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 7, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 24,265 99.9 24,175 99.9
Only 23,815 98.0 23,890 98.7
Mostly 380 1.6 250 1.0
Equally with another language 35 0.1 30 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 25 0.1 10 0.0
No mention 40 0.2 30 0.1
Total population9 24,300 100 24,210 100

French used at work, Division No. 7, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 325 1.3 180 0.7
Only 30 0.1 15 0.1
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 10 0.0 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 290 1.2 150 0.6
No mention 23,975 98.7 24,025 99.2
Total population9 24,300 100 24,210 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 7, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 155 0.6 150 0.6
Only 15 0.1 20 0.1
Mostly 25 0.1 10 0.0
Equally with another language 30 0.1 20 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 95 0.4 105 0.4
No mention 24,140 99.3 24,060 99.4
Total population9 24,300 100 24,210 100

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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