Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Victoriaville, (CA) - Quebec

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Spanish 510 47.2 1.1
Arabic 110 10.2 0.2
Swahili 65 6.0 0.1
German 40 3.7 0.1
Croatian 25 2.3 0.1

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

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Spanish 635 52.7 1.3
Arabic 115 9.5 0.2
Swahili 65 5.4 0.1
Mandarin 35 2.9 0.1
German 35 2.9 0.1

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Victoriaville, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 48,505 100 45,775 100
English 45 0.1 25 0.1
French 35,970 74.2 35,470 77.5
English and French 12,360 25.5 10,205 22.3
Neither English nor French 125 0.3 85 0.2

Mother tongue4, Victoriaville, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 48,505 100 45,775 100
English 470 1.0 440 1.0
French 47,210 97.3 44,685 97.6
Other languages 1,085 2.2 830 1.8
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 1,065 2.2 825 1.8

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

Language spoken at home1, Victoriaville, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 65 120 165 1,450 1,805
French 45,615 1,720 375 380 48,090
Other languages 310 280 245 370 1,210
Aboriginal languages 5 5 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 300 280 240 360 1,180
2011
English 50 85 105 1,235 1,475
French 43,490 1,445 215 360 45,515
Other languages 205 280 150 275 905
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 0 5
Immigrant languages 200 275 140 275 900

Language of work

English used at work, Victoriaville, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 3,280 12.6 2,875 12.1
Only 75 0.3 95 0.4
Mostly 215 0.8 205 0.9
Equally with another language 355 1.4 235 1.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,630 10.1 2,340 9.9
No mention 22,690 87.4 20,845 87.9
Total population9 25,970 100 23,715 100

French used at work, Victoriaville, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 25,825 99.4 23,610 99.6
Only 22,510 86.7 20,770 87.6
Mostly 2,700 10.4 2,385 10.1
Equally with another language 385 1.5 245 1.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 230 0.9 205 0.9
No mention 145 0.6 110 0.5
Total population9 25,970 100 23,715 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 245 0.9 115 0.5
Only 65 0.3 15 0.1
Mostly 10 0.0 10 0.0
Equally with another language 35 0.1 15 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 130 0.5 75 0.3
No mention 25,730 99.1 23,605 99.5
Total population9 25,970 100 23,715 100

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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