Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Strathcona, Regional district (CD) - British Columbia

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Strathcona, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 44,410 100 42,945 100
English 41,175 92.7 39,965 93.1
French 10 0.0 15 0.0
English and French 3,135 7.1 2,855 6.6
Neither English nor French 85 0.2 100 0.2

Mother tongue3, Strathcona, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 44,410 100 42,940 100
English 40,890 92.1 39,485 92.0
French 820 1.8 835 1.9
Other languages 3,050 6.9 2,955 6.9
Aboriginal languages 205 0.5 195 0.5
Immigrant languages 2,820 6.3 2,750 6.4

Language spoken at home4, Strathcona, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 41,420 1,635 465 400 43,925
French 70 110 55 555 790
Other languages 410 300 420 1,105 2,235
Aboriginal languages 0 10 30 150 185
Immigrant languages 390 290 380 945 2,000
2011
English 40,130 1,625 355 375 42,485
French 85 110 60 470 715
Other languages 370 270 310 1,190 2,140
Aboriginal languages 5 10 5 190 200
Immigrant languages 345 265 295 995 1,895

Language of work

English used at work, Strathcona, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 24,220 99.7 24,065 99.7
Only 23,790 97.9 23,465 97.2
Mostly 305 1.3 385 1.6
Equally with another language 60 0.2 125 0.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 75 0.3 90 0.4
No mention 85 0.3 75 0.3
Total population9 24,305 100 24,140 100

French used at work, Strathcona, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 260 1.1 360 1.5
Only 20 0.1 25 0.1
Mostly 45 0.2 65 0.3
Equally with another language 40 0.2 65 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 155 0.6 210 0.9
No mention 24,045 98.9 23,780 98.5
Total population9 24,305 100 24,140 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 280 1.2 340 1.4
Only 65 0.3 50 0.2
Mostly 25 0.1 35 0.1
Equally with another language 20 0.1 65 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 170 0.7 195 0.8
No mention 24,025 98.8 23,805 98.6
Total population9 24,305 100 24,140 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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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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