Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Joliette, (CA) - Quebec

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Spanish 420 26.8 0.9
Atikamekw 250 16.0 0.5
Arabic 180 11.5 0.4
Nepali 90 5.8 0.2
Rundi (Kirundi) 65 4.2 0.1

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

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Spanish 505 30.8 1.1
Atikamekw 265 16.2 0.6
Arabic 185 11.3 0.4
Nepali 85 5.2 0.2
Swahili 65 4.0 0.1

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Joliette, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 48,065 100 46,120 100
English 85 0.2 100 0.2
French 34,135 71.0 33,675 73.0
English and French 13,670 28.4 12,175 26.4
Neither English nor French 165 0.3 170 0.4

Mother tongue4, Joliette, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 48,060 100 46,120 100
English 660 1.4 625 1.4
French 46,230 96.2 44,535 96.6
Other languages 1,565 3.3 1,280 2.8
Aboriginal languages 255 0.5 155 0.3
Immigrant languages 1,280 2.7 1,105 2.4

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

Language spoken at home1, Joliette, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 100 155 220 1,405 1,875
French 44,680 1,800 515 470 47,460
Other languages 470 335 335 490 1,640
Aboriginal languages 65 100 50 55 270
Immigrant languages 395 240 265 430 1,330
2011
English 95 115 165 1,230 1,610
French 43,295 1,585 385 360 45,615
Other languages 375 260 280 465 1,375
Aboriginal languages 20 30 50 55 150
Immigrant languages 350 230 215 405 1,200

Language of work

English used at work, Joliette, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 3,585 14.9 2,950 13.2
Only 105 0.4 45 0.2
Mostly 235 1.0 155 0.7
Equally with another language 405 1.7 275 1.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 2,845 11.8 2,475 11.1
No mention 20,550 85.2 19,435 86.8
Total population9 24,130 100 22,390 100

French used at work, Joliette, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 24,020 99.5 22,305 99.6
Only 20,415 84.6 19,375 86.5
Mostly 2,925 12.1 2,485 11.1
Equally with another language 435 1.8 275 1.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 245 1.0 160 0.7
No mention 110 0.5 85 0.4
Total population9 24,130 100 22,390 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 205 0.8 115 0.5
Only 0 0.0 25 0.1
Mostly 15 0.1 15 0.1
Equally with another language 50 0.2 10 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 140 0.6 65 0.3
No mention 23,930 99.2 22,275 99.5
Total population9 24,130 100 22,390 100

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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