Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

New Glasgow, (CA) - Nova Scotia

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Most common mother tongue languages other than English or French, New Glasgow, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Mi'kmaq 205 25.5 0.6
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 90 11.2 0.3
German 70 8.7 0.2
Arabic 60 7.5 0.2
Dutch 55 6.8 0.2

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, New Glasgow, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Mi'kmaq 180 24.2 0.5
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 105 14.1 0.3
Arabic 60 8.1 0.2
German 55 7.4 0.2
Spanish 50 6.7 0.1

Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), New Glasgow, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), New Glasgow, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, New Glasgow, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, New Glasgow, 2001 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, New Glasgow, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 33,815 100 35,295 100
English 32,280 95.5 33,660 95.4
French 5 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 1,495 4.4 1,615 4.6
Neither English nor French 35 0.1 20 0.1

Mother tongue4, New Glasgow, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 33,815 100 35,300 100
English 32,815 97.0 34,390 97.4
French 325 1.0 350 1.0
Other languages 805 2.4 685 1.9
Aboriginal languages 210 0.6 205 0.6
Immigrant languages 585 1.7 470 1.3

Figure 1.3 Mother tongue other than English or French, New Glasgow, 2001 to 2016

Language spoken at home1, New Glasgow, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 32,835 490 200 110 33,635
French 25 15 20 185 245
Other languages 155 95 185 310 745
Aboriginal languages 20 20 30 105 180
Immigrant languages 125 75 140 200 545
2011
English 34,430 485 135 120 35,175
French 35 20 15 215 290
Other languages 90 100 125 275 585
Aboriginal languages 20 25 30 85 155
Immigrant languages 70 70 80 185 410

Language of work

English used at work, New Glasgow, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 17,810 99.9 19,345 99.8
Only 17,440 97.8 19,020 98.1
Mostly 295 1.7 245 1.3
Equally with another language 35 0.2 25 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 40 0.2 55 0.3
No mention 15 0.1 35 0.2
Total population9 17,830 100 19,380 100

French used at work, New Glasgow, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 240 1.3 205 1.1
Only 0 0.0 10 0.1
Mostly 30 0.2 20 0.1
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 200 1.1 175 0.9
No mention 17,590 98.7 19,175 98.9
Total population9 17,830 100 19,380 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 150 0.8 155 0.8
Only 10 0.1 25 0.1
Mostly 15 0.1 35 0.2
Equally with another language 30 0.2 20 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 100 0.6 75 0.4
No mention 17,675 99.1 19,225 99.2
Total population9 17,830 100 19,380 100

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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