Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Fredericton, (CA) - New Brunswick

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Mandarin 1,040 15.2 1.0
Arabic 1,010 14.7 1.0
Russian 390 5.7 0.4
German 370 5.4 0.4
Korean 365 5.3 0.4

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

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Mandarin 1,100 16.4 1.1
Arabic 1,050 15.7 1.0
Spanish 420 6.3 0.4
Russian 410 6.1 0.4
Korean 375 5.6 0.4

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Fredericton, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 100,940 100 97,530 100
English 78,205 77.5 76,520 78.5
French 370 0.4 335 0.3
English and French 21,680 21.5 20,410 20.9
Neither English nor French 685 0.7 270 0.3

Mother tongue4, Fredericton, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 100,940 100 97,530 100
English 87,515 86.7 86,000 88.2
French 7,915 7.8 7,420 7.6
Other languages 6,850 6.8 5,245 5.4
Aboriginal languages 155 0.2 245 0.3
Immigrant languages 6,640 6.6 4,950 5.1

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

Language spoken at home1, Fredericton, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 85,935 5,570 1,640 3,515 96,655
French 1,960 2,010 655 4,025 8,645
Other languages 2,255 1,560 1,070 1,820 6,700
Aboriginal languages 15 10 35 170 230
Immigrant languages 2,205 1,545 1,005 1,625 6,370
2011
English 84,800 5,190 1,175 2,945 94,110
French 1,940 1,885 575 3,585 7,990
Other languages 1,410 1,125 645 1,850 5,025
Aboriginal languages 25 10 25 235 295
Immigrant languages 1,350 1,105 600 1,580 4,640

Language of work

English used at work, Fredericton, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 58,920 99.3 54,985 99.3
Only 50,785 85.6 47,935 86.5
Mostly 6,205 10.5 5,530 10.0
Equally with another language 1,060 1.8 685 1.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 870 1.5 840 1.5
No mention 415 0.7 425 0.8
Total population9 59,335 100 55,400 100

French used at work, Fredericton, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 7,830 13.2 6,875 12.4
Only 265 0.4 320 0.6
Mostly 790 1.3 795 1.4
Equally with another language 965 1.6 555 1.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 5,810 9.8 5,210 9.4
No mention 51,500 86.8 48,525 87.6
Total population9 59,335 100 55,400 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 765 1.3 645 1.2
Only 140 0.2 100 0.2
Mostly 85 0.1 50 0.1
Equally with another language 100 0.2 140 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 440 0.7 355 0.6
No mention 58,570 98.7 54,760 98.8
Total population9 59,335 100 55,400 100

Symbols:

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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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