Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Bulkley-Nechako, Regional district (CD) - British Columbia

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Bulkley-Nechako, 2006 to 2016

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Bulkley-Nechako, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 37,670 100 39,040 100
English 35,820 95.1 37,230 95.4
French 5 0.0 10 0.0
English and French 1,795 4.8 1,735 4.4
Neither English nor French 45 0.1 65 0.2

Mother tongue3, Bulkley-Nechako, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 37,675 100 39,040 100
English 33,770 89.6 34,730 89.0
French 480 1.3 550 1.4
Other languages 3,815 10.1 4,190 10.7
Aboriginal languages 745 2.0 1,030 2.6
Immigrant languages 3,060 8.1 3,140 8.0

Language spoken at home4, Bulkley-Nechako, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 34,490 1,685 565 460 37,200
French 25 60 30 325 440
Other languages 445 405 540 1,395 2,785
Aboriginal languages 100 70 145 475 795
Immigrant languages 340 340 395 910 1,975
2011
English 35,590 1,900 450 485 38,420
French 90 55 40 350 530
Other languages 510 440 430 1,625 3,000
Aboriginal languages 105 85 135 655 975
Immigrant languages 395 350 285 955 1,990

Language of work

English used at work, Bulkley-Nechako, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 22,390 99.7 22,140 99.8
Only 21,950 97.7 21,675 97.7
Mostly 345 1.5 365 1.6
Equally with another language 45 0.2 50 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 45 0.2 50 0.2
No mention 70 0.3 50 0.2
Total population9 22,460 100 22,195 100

French used at work, Bulkley-Nechako, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 180 0.8 110 0.5
Only 30 0.1 15 0.1
Mostly 30 0.1 10 0.0
Equally with another language 10 0.0 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 110 0.5 70 0.3
No mention 22,280 99.2 22,085 99.5
Total population9 22,460 100 22,195 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Bulkley-Nechako, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 330 1.5 425 1.9
Only 40 0.2 30 0.1
Mostly 10 0.0 40 0.2
Equally with another language 40 0.2 45 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 240 1.1 310 1.4
No mention 22,130 98.5 21,765 98.1
Total population9 22,460 100 22,195 100

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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