Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Squamish-Lillooet, Regional district (CD) - British Columbia

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Squamish-Lillooet, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Squamish-Lillooet, 2006 to 2016

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Squamish-Lillooet, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 42,570 100 38,080 100
English 37,030 87.0 33,330 87.5
French 25 0.1 40 0.1
English and French 5,255 12.3 4,430 11.6
Neither English nor French 255 0.6 285 0.7

Mother tongue3, Squamish-Lillooet, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 42,565 100 38,085 100
English 35,945 84.4 32,130 84.4
French 1,595 3.7 1,505 4.0
Other languages 5,795 13.6 5,000 13.1
Aboriginal languages 340 0.8 305 0.8
Immigrant languages 5,440 12.8 4,680 12.3

Language spoken at home4, Squamish-Lillooet, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 35,595 3,165 1,025 1,240 41,025
French 210 345 130 1,065 1,750
Other languages 1,310 905 925 2,210 5,355
Aboriginal languages 25 5 30 415 470
Immigrant languages 1,285 900 875 1,775 4,835
2011
English 32,225 2,535 685 1,220 36,665
French 230 330 100 940 1,605
Other languages 1,165 905 600 1,725 4,400
Aboriginal languages 5 15 15 275 315
Immigrant languages 1,150 890 575 1,425 4,040

Language of work

English used at work, Squamish-Lillooet, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 27,805 99.7 23,415 99.5
Only 26,105 93.6 22,030 93.6
Mostly 1,360 4.9 1,170 5.0
Equally with another language 205 0.7 170 0.7
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 130 0.5 45 0.2
No mention 85 0.3 125 0.5
Total population9 27,890 100 23,540 100

French used at work, Squamish-Lillooet, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,005 3.6 850 3.6
Only 45 0.2 15 0.1
Mostly 65 0.2 25 0.1
Equally with another language 85 0.3 70 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 815 2.9 740 3.1
No mention 26,880 96.4 22,690 96.4
Total population9 27,890 100 23,540 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Squamish-Lillooet, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 845 3.0 740 3.1
Only 40 0.1 100 0.4
Mostly 60 0.2 20 0.1
Equally with another language 135 0.5 120 0.5
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 610 2.2 505 2.1
No mention 27,040 97.0 22,800 96.9
Total population9 27,890 100 23,540 100

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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