Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Cariboo, Regional district (CD) - British Columbia

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Cariboo, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 61,355 100 61,950 100
English 58,890 96.0 59,315 95.7
French 45 0.1 15 0.0
English and French 2,265 3.7 2,405 3.9
Neither English nor French 155 0.3 215 0.3

Mother tongue3, Cariboo, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 61,355 100 61,950 100
English 55,595 90.6 55,790 90.1
French 855 1.4 985 1.6
Other languages 5,495 9.0 5,810 9.4
Aboriginal languages 1,190 1.9 1,365 2.2
Immigrant languages 4,270 7.0 4,415 7.1

Language spoken at home4, Cariboo, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 56,505 2,245 850 795 60,390
French 70 40 60 360 530
Other languages 880 755 805 1,910 4,360
Aboriginal languages 120 200 185 675 1,180
Immigrant languages 730 565 610 1,210 3,115
2011
English 56,745 2,380 730 885 60,745
French 95 45 55 425 610
Other languages 1,105 850 690 2,050 4,690
Aboriginal languages 275 185 225 790 1,470
Immigrant languages 810 655 460 1,235 3,160

Language of work

English used at work, Cariboo, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 34,035 99.8 36,250 99.8
Only 33,350 97.7 35,335 97.3
Mostly 460 1.3 685 1.9
Equally with another language 140 0.4 135 0.4
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 85 0.2 95 0.3
No mention 90 0.3 75 0.2
Total population9 34,120 100 36,320 100

French used at work, Cariboo, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 195 0.6 225 0.6
Only 10 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 35 0.1 30 0.1
Equally with another language 60 0.2 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 90 0.3 180 0.5
No mention 33,925 99.4 36,090 99.4
Total population9 34,120 100 36,320 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 595 1.7 805 2.2
Only 80 0.2 65 0.2
Mostly 50 0.1 60 0.2
Equally with another language 90 0.3 120 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 385 1.1 555 1.5
No mention 33,520 98.2 35,515 97.8
Total population9 34,120 100 36,320 100

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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