Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Rivière-du-Loup, (CA) - Quebec

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Most common mother tongue languages other than English or French, Rivière-du-Loup, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Spanish 45 21.4 0.2
Arabic 40 19.0 0.1
Creole, n.o.s. 15 7.1 0.1
Armenian 15 7.1 0.1
Russian 10 4.8 0.0

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Rivière-du-Loup, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Spanish 85 36.2 0.3
Arabic 35 14.9 0.1
Armenian 15 6.4 0.1
Creole, n.o.s. 10 4.3 0.0

Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Rivière-du-Loup, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Rivière-du-Loup, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Rivière-du-Loup, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Rivière-du-Loup, 2001 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Rivière-du-Loup, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 28,570 100 28,420 100
English 30 0.1 10 0.0
French 22,505 78.8 22,975 80.8
English and French 6,025 21.1 5,430 19.1
Neither English nor French 10 0.0 5 0.0

Mother tongue4, Rivière-du-Loup, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 28,570 100 28,420 100
English 210 0.7 195 0.7
French 28,240 98.8 28,115 98.9
Other languages 205 0.7 180 0.6
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 205 0.7 175 0.6

Figure 1.3 Mother tongue other than English or French, Rivière-du-Loup, 2001 to 2016

Language spoken at home1, Rivière-du-Loup, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 55 55 75 590 770
French 27,600 655 110 110 28,480
Other languages 30 55 50 95 235
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 30 55 50 95 225
2011
English 20 50 55 510 625
French 27,630 560 85 80 28,360
Other languages 30 40 40 80 190
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 30 40 40 75 185

Language of work

English used at work, Rivière-du-Loup, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,550 16.0 2,180 13.8
Only 40 0.3 60 0.4
Mostly 95 0.6 130 0.8
Equally with another language 255 1.6 125 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,155 13.5 1,865 11.8
No mention 13,420 84.0 13,660 86.3
Total population9 15,970 100 15,835 100

French used at work, Rivière-du-Loup, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 15,930 99.7 15,770 99.6
Only 13,400 83.9 13,655 86.2
Mostly 2,170 13.6 1,865 11.8
Equally with another language 260 1.6 130 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 95 0.6 125 0.8
No mention 45 0.3 70 0.4
Total population9 15,970 100 15,835 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Rivière-du-Loup, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 30 0.2 25 0.2
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) 30 0.2 20 0.1
No mention 15,935 99.8 15,815 99.9
Total population9 15,970 100 15,835 100

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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