Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Elliot Lake, (CA) - Ontario

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
German 175 25.9 1.6
Dutch 75 11.1 0.7
Polish 55 8.1 0.5
Italian 45 6.7 0.4
Hungarian 35 5.2 0.3

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Elliot Lake, 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 19.5 0.8
Polish 50 11.5 0.5
Italian 35 8.0 0.3
Dutch 30 6.9 0.3
Hungarian 30 6.9 0.3

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Elliot Lake, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 10,660 100 11,185 100
English 8,105 76.0 8,360 74.7
French 110 1.0 135 1.2
English and French 2,430 22.8 2,675 23.9
Neither English nor French 15 0.1 10 0.1

Mother tongue4, Elliot Lake, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 10,660 100 11,185 100
English 8,415 78.9 8,660 77.4
French 1,740 16.3 1,910 17.1
Other languages 675 6.3 795 7.1
Aboriginal languages 10 0.1 15 0.1
Immigrant languages 660 6.2 780 7.0

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

Language spoken at home1, Elliot Lake, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 8,800 790 235 405 10,230
French 350 350 115 630 1,440
Other languages 80 55 125 175 440
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 10 15
Immigrant languages 75 55 125 160 415
2011
English 9,100 895 200 435 10,630
French 475 375 100 650 1,600
Other languages 75 60 105 260 500
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 5 10
Immigrant languages 70 60 100 245 475

Language of work

English used at work, Elliot Lake, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 3,950 99.4 4,255 98.3
Only 3,250 81.8 3,350 77.4
Mostly 520 13.1 730 16.9
Equally with another language 110 2.8 100 2.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 60 1.5 75 1.7
No mention 25 0.6 80 1.8
Total population9 3,975 100 4,330 100

French used at work, Elliot Lake, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 690 17.4 940 21.7
Only 25 0.6 70 1.6
Mostly 60 1.5 60 1.4
Equally with another language 115 2.9 100 2.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 490 12.3 710 16.4
No mention 3,285 82.6 3,390 78.3
Total population9 3,975 100 4,330 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 30 0.8 55 1.3
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 10 0.3 20 0.5
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 30 0.8 35 0.8
No mention 3,945 99.2 4,275 98.7
Total population9 3,975 100 4,330 100

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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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