Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Stratford, (CA) - Ontario

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
German 340 14.8 1.1
Dutch 250 10.9 0.8
Spanish 180 7.8 0.6
Italian 165 7.2 0.5
Lao 105 4.6 0.3

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

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Spanish 210 11.9 0.7
German 165 9.4 0.5
Italian 105 6.0 0.3
Lao 100 5.7 0.3
Punjabi (Panjabi) 95 5.4 0.3

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Stratford, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 30,920 100 30,515 100
English 28,910 93.5 28,700 94.1
French 5 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 1,875 6.1 1,740 5.7
Neither English nor French 130 0.4 70 0.2

Mother tongue4, Stratford, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 30,915 100 30,515 100
English 28,605 92.5 28,250 92.6
French 260 0.8 280 0.9
Other languages 2,295 7.4 2,170 7.1
Aboriginal languages 5 0.0 10 0.0
Immigrant languages 2,285 7.4 2,160 7.1

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

Language spoken at home1, Stratford, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 28,860 940 385 320 30,510
French 20 25 25 270 335
Other languages 390 290 370 710 1,760
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 5 5
Immigrant languages 380 295 360 695 1,730
2011
English 28,630 940 255 335 30,155
French 15 25 20 235 305
Other languages 335 310 245 725 1,615
Aboriginal languages 5 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 330 315 235 720 1,595

Language of work

English used at work, Stratford, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 18,565 99.9 18,345 99.9
Only 18,195 97.9 18,000 98.0
Mostly 250 1.3 280 1.5
Equally with another language 85 0.5 45 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 35 0.2 20 0.1
No mention 25 0.1 30 0.2
Total population9 18,585 100 18,370 100

French used at work, Stratford, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 220 1.2 165 0.9
Only 15 0.1 10 0.1
Mostly 30 0.2 10 0.1
Equally with another language 45 0.2 35 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 130 0.7 115 0.6
No mention 18,365 98.8 18,205 99.1
Total population9 18,585 100 18,370 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 205 1.1 240 1.3
Only 0 0.0 20 0.1
Mostly 0 0.0 15 0.1
Equally with another language 55 0.3 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 135 0.7 195 1.1
No mention 18,385 98.9 18,130 98.7
Total population9 18,585 100 18,370 100

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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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