Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Fraser-Fort George, Regional district (CD) - British Columbia

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Fraser-Fort George, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Fraser-Fort George, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Fraser-Fort George, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Fraser-Fort George, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Fraser-Fort George, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 93,515 100 90,970 100
English 88,525 94.7 86,075 94.6
French 15 0.0 20 0.0
English and French 4,605 4.9 4,550 5.0
Neither English nor French 375 0.4 325 0.4

Mother tongue3, Fraser-Fort George, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 93,515 100 90,975 100
English 83,940 89.8 81,615 89.7
French 1,495 1.6 1,685 1.9
Other languages 9,065 9.7 8,500 9.3
Aboriginal languages 420 0.4 420 0.5
Immigrant languages 8,595 9.2 8,045 8.8

Language spoken at home4, Fraser-Fort George, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 84,920 3,785 1,690 1,530 91,930
French 75 125 135 930 1,265
Other languages 1,500 1,415 1,595 2,915 7,425
Aboriginal languages 25 20 95 305 445
Immigrant languages 1,435 1,390 1,475 2,560 6,855
2011
English 83,270 3,665 1,035 1,350 89,315
French 115 180 95 905 1,295
Other languages 1,530 1,175 960 2,875 6,545
Aboriginal languages 40 15 55 300 415
Immigrant languages 1,460 1,160 880 2,515 6,010

Language of work

English used at work, Fraser-Fort George, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 56,665 99.9 58,000 99.7
Only 55,780 98.3 56,915 97.8
Mostly 630 1.1 855 1.5
Equally with another language 140 0.2 95 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 125 0.2 130 0.2
No mention 85 0.1 185 0.3
Total population9 56,750 100 58,185 100

French used at work, Fraser-Fort George, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 420 0.7 615 1.1
Only 40 0.1 100 0.2
Mostly 80 0.1 65 0.1
Equally with another language 40 0.1 45 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 250 0.4 415 0.7
No mention 56,335 99.3 57,565 98.9
Total population9 56,750 100 58,185 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Fraser-Fort George, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 600 1.1 675 1.2
Only 45 0.1 85 0.1
Mostly 45 0.1 75 0.1
Equally with another language 95 0.2 50 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 415 0.7 475 0.8
No mention 56,150 98.9 57,510 98.8
Total population9 56,750 100 58,185 100

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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