Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 10, Census division (CD) - Alberta

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 10, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 10, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 10, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 10, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 10, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 96,225 100 91,490 100
English 92,375 96.0 87,915 96.1
French 30 0.0 20 0.0
English and French 3,335 3.5 3,080 3.4
Neither English nor French 490 0.5 470 0.5

Mother tongue3, Division No. 10, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 96,225 100 91,490 100
English 84,470 87.8 81,020 88.6
French 1,285 1.3 1,360 1.5
Other languages 11,695 12.2 9,900 10.8
Aboriginal languages 185 0.2 220 0.2
Immigrant languages 11,475 11.9 9,675 10.6

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 10, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 85,550 3,450 1,975 2,415 93,385
French 85 125 90 685 985
Other languages 2,755 2,295 1,900 2,810 9,760
Aboriginal languages 10 20 20 135 185
Immigrant languages 2,715 2,275 1,870 2,650 9,510
2011
English 83,290 3,000 930 1,715 88,935
French 140 95 50 645 930
Other languages 2,405 1,630 885 2,465 7,380
Aboriginal languages 10 40 20 140 215
Immigrant languages 2,380 1,585 860 2,285 7,110

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 10, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 57,005 99.8 51,675 99.6
Only 55,750 97.6 50,610 97.6
Mostly 870 1.5 785 1.5
Equally with another language 165 0.3 135 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 215 0.4 140 0.3
No mention 95 0.2 210 0.4
Total population9 57,095 100 51,880 100

French used at work, Division No. 10, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 400 0.7 340 0.7
Only 30 0.1 20 0.0
Mostly 90 0.2 40 0.1
Equally with another language 50 0.1 35 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 235 0.4 240 0.5
No mention 56,690 99.3 51,540 99.3
Total population9 57,095 100 51,880 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 10, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 965 1.7 965 1.9
Only 55 0.1 185 0.4
Mostly 125 0.2 95 0.2
Equally with another language 135 0.2 100 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 650 1.1 580 1.1
No mention 56,135 98.3 50,915 98.1
Total population9 57,095 100 51,880 100

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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