Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Kitikmeot, Region (CD) - Nunavut

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Kitikmeot, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 6,525 100 5,990 100
English 6,340 97.2 5,815 97.1
French 0 0.0 5 0.1
English and French 105 1.6 85 1.4
Neither English nor French 70 1.1 90 1.5

Mother tongue3, Kitikmeot, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 6,525 100 5,990 100
English 4,465 68.4 3,655 61.0
French 40 0.6 25 0.4
Other languages 2,205 33.8 2,430 40.6
Aboriginal languages 2,130 32.6 2,370 39.6
Immigrant languages 70 1.1 60 1.0

Language spoken at home4, Kitikmeot, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 3,140 2,620 50 465 6,275
French 5 0 0 15 25
Other languages 245 470 50 2,605 3,365
Aboriginal languages 230 455 50 2,565 3,300
Immigrant languages 5 15 0 30 45
2011
English 2,825 2,355 60 430 5,675
French 10 10 5 10 35
Other languages 310 425 60 2,350 3,135
Aboriginal languages 300 410 60 2,315 3,080
Immigrant languages 5 10 0 30 45

Language of work

English used at work, Kitikmeot, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,865 98.8 2,475 97.1
Only 1,805 62.2 1,400 54.9
Mostly 895 30.9 935 36.7
Equally with another language 15 0.5 25 1.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 150 5.2 110 4.3
No mention 30 1.0 75 2.9
Total population9 2,900 100 2,550 100

French used at work, Kitikmeot, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 15 0.5 10 0.4
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 15 0.5 0 0.0
No mention 2,885 99.5 2,540 99.6
Total population9 2,900 100 2,550 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,080 37.2 1,145 44.9
Only 30 1.0 75 2.9
Mostly 150 5.2 110 4.3
Equally with another language 15 0.5 30 1.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 885 30.5 935 36.7
No mention 1,820 62.8 1,405 55.1
Total population9 2,900 100 2,550 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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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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