Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

East Kootenay, Regional district (CD) - British Columbia

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), East Kootenay, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), East Kootenay, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, East Kootenay, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, East Kootenay, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, East Kootenay, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 59,800 100 56,200 100
English 56,315 94.2 53,230 94.7
French 15 0.0 15 0.0
English and French 3,385 5.7 2,895 5.2
Neither English nor French 85 0.1 55 0.1

Mother tongue3, East Kootenay, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 59,800 100 56,200 100
English 55,055 92.1 51,640 91.9
French 1,180 2.0 1,060 1.9
Other languages 4,005 6.7 3,875 6.9
Aboriginal languages 140 0.2 115 0.2
Immigrant languages 3,855 6.4 3,750 6.7

Language spoken at home4, East Kootenay, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 55,975 1,845 680 670 59,165
French 135 200 90 560 985
Other languages 485 480 605 1,335 2,905
Aboriginal languages 10 0 15 125 150
Immigrant languages 460 475 585 1,185 2,705
2011
English 52,855 1,800 405 540 55,605
French 120 155 40 550 860
Other languages 460 400 375 1,330 2,565
Aboriginal languages 10 0 10 80 100
Immigrant languages 440 400 350 1,235 2,430

Language of work

English used at work, East Kootenay, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 35,205 99.7 33,675 99.8
Only 34,695 98.3 33,185 98.4
Mostly 455 1.3 380 1.1
Equally with another language 25 0.1 45 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 30 0.1 65 0.2
No mention 90 0.3 55 0.2
Total population9 35,295 100 33,730 100

French used at work, East Kootenay, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 280 0.8 280 0.8
Only 45 0.1 10 0.0
Mostly 15 0.0 45 0.1
Equally with another language 15 0.0 25 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 200 0.6 200 0.6
No mention 35,015 99.2 33,450 99.2
Total population9 35,295 100 33,730 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, East Kootenay, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 350 1.0 280 0.8
Only 35 0.1 45 0.1
Mostly 15 0.0 20 0.1
Equally with another language 20 0.1 15 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 280 0.8 195 0.6
No mention 34,940 99.0 33,450 99.2
Total population9 35,295 100 33,730 100

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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