Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Division No. 17, Census division (CD) - Alberta

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 17, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Division No. 17, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 17, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Division No. 17, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Division No. 17, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 61,370 100 61,315 100
English 58,520 95.4 58,570 95.5
French 45 0.1 35 0.1
English and French 1,690 2.8 1,705 2.8
Neither English nor French 1,115 1.8 1,010 1.6

Mother tongue3, Division No. 17, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 61,365 100 61,315 100
English 41,390 67.4 40,405 65.9
French 970 1.6 1,230 2.0
Other languages 20,350 33.2 20,535 33.5
Aboriginal languages 8,375 13.6 9,485 15.5
Immigrant languages 11,965 19.5 11,045 18.0

Language spoken at home4, Division No. 17, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 39,700 6,825 2,035 6,160 54,715
French 150 135 60 355 700
Other languages 6,485 6,035 2,000 6,505 21,025
Aboriginal languages 1,595 2,485 820 4,305 9,205
Immigrant languages 4,880 3,545 1,180 2,200 11,810
2011
English 40,580 6,665 1,120 7,080 55,445
French 170 160 60 395 785
Other languages 5,680 6,930 1,090 6,355 20,050
Aboriginal languages 885 4,015 305 4,280 9,485
Immigrant languages 4,780 2,920 785 2,050 10,535

Language of work

English used at work, Division No. 17, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 30,435 97.5 31,040 97.6
Only 26,020 83.4 26,605 83.6
Mostly 2,880 9.2 2,915 9.2
Equally with another language 335 1.1 465 1.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,200 3.8 1,055 3.3
No mention 770 2.5 775 2.4
Total population9 31,205 100 31,815 100

French used at work, Division No. 17, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 240 0.8 485 1.5
Only 20 0.1 25 0.1
Mostly 35 0.1 45 0.1
Equally with another language 25 0.1 65 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 165 0.5 355 1.1
No mention 30,970 99.2 31,325 98.5
Total population9 31,205 100 31,815 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Division No. 17, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 4,950 15.9 4,800 15.1
Only 755 2.4 750 2.4
Mostly 1,160 3.7 1,005 3.2
Equally with another language 310 1.0 410 1.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,720 8.7 2,630 8.3
No mention 26,255 84.1 27,015 84.9
Total population9 31,205 100 31,815 100

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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