Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Petawawa, (CA) - Ontario

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
German 145 21.6 0.8
Spanish 75 11.2 0.4
Polish 50 7.5 0.3
Dutch 35 5.2 0.2
Korean 30 4.5 0.2

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

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
German 85 16.5 0.5
Spanish 75 14.6 0.4
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 35 6.8 0.2
Polish 35 6.8 0.2
Arabic 30 5.8 0.2

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Petawawa, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 17,185 100 15,990 100
English 13,605 79.2 13,080 81.8
French 190 1.1 100 0.6
English and French 3,370 19.6 2,795 17.5
Neither English nor French 25 0.1 5 0.0

Mother tongue4, Petawawa, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 17,190 100 15,990 100
English 14,970 87.1 14,205 88.8
French 1,760 10.2 1,460 9.1
Other languages 670 3.9 500 3.1
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 655 3.8 495 3.1

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

Language spoken at home1, Petawawa, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 14,775 1,090 200 500 16,560
French 535 435 110 850 1,935
Other languages 75 70 100 270 515
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 75 65 100 255 500
2011
English 14,095 940 175 400 15,610
French 330 375 105 710 1,520
Other languages 40 30 75 250 395
Aboriginal languages 5 0 0 5 5
Immigrant languages 35 25 75 245 380

Language of work

English used at work, Petawawa, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 9,630 99.2 8,310 98.7
Only 8,275 85.2 7,370 87.5
Mostly 1,170 12.0 820 9.7
Equally with another language 95 1.0 65 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 100 1.0 45 0.5
No mention 75 0.8 110 1.3
Total population9 9,710 100 8,420 100

French used at work, Petawawa, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 1,420 14.6 1,020 12.1
Only 70 0.7 110 1.3
Mostly 95 1.0 45 0.5
Equally with another language 95 1.0 65 0.8
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,155 11.9 805 9.6
No mention 8,290 85.4 7,400 87.9
Total population9 9,710 100 8,420 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 20 0.2 30 0.4
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 20 0.2 20 0.2
No mention 9,690 99.8 8,390 99.6
Total population9 9,710 100 8,420 100

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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