Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 12, Census division (CD) - Alberta

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 12, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 12, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 12, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 12, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 12, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 66,505 100 62,825 100
English 58,590 88.1 55,140 87.8
French 115 0.2 125 0.2
English and French 7,675 11.5 7,465 11.9
Neither English nor French 130 0.2 90 0.1

Mother tongue3, Division No. 12, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 66,505 100 62,820 100
English 55,515 83.5 52,690 83.9
French 4,495 6.8 4,710 7.5
Other languages 7,540 11.3 6,285 10.0
Aboriginal languages 2,135 3.2 1,840 2.9
Immigrant languages 5,395 8.1 4,430 7.1

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 12, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 56,150 5,370 1,420 1,895 64,835
French 605 840 230 2,005 3,680
Other languages 1,035 1,075 1,230 3,455 6,795
Aboriginal languages 175 145 270 1,660 2,250
Immigrant languages 860 925 960 1,790 4,530
2011
English 54,210 4,625 880 1,710 61,425
French 740 825 220 2,000 3,780
Other languages 650 885 685 2,740 4,960
Aboriginal languages 95 260 160 1,085 1,605
Immigrant languages 540 620 520 1,640 3,325

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 12, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 38,980 99.7 35,340 99.5
Only 36,440 93.2 32,730 92.2
Mostly 2,100 5.4 2,050 5.8
Equally with another language 190 0.5 250 0.7
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 255 0.7 310 0.9
No mention 135 0.3 170 0.5
Total population9 39,115 100 35,510 100

French used at work, Division No. 12, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,770 4.5 1,985 5.6
Only 105 0.3 125 0.4
Mostly 215 0.5 260 0.7
Equally with another language 115 0.3 120 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,340 3.4 1,475 4.2
No mention 37,345 95.5 33,530 94.4
Total population9 39,115 100 35,510 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 12, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 920 2.4 845 2.4
Only 25 0.1 45 0.1
Mostly 45 0.1 50 0.1
Equally with another language 85 0.2 135 0.4
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 770 2.0 615 1.7
No mention 38,195 97.6 34,665 97.6
Total population9 39,115 100 35,510 100

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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