Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Portage la Prairie, (CA) - Manitoba

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Most common mother tongue languages other than English or French, Portage la Prairie, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
German 295 22.6 2.3
Ojibway 200 15.3 1.6
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 195 14.9 1.5
Ukrainian 110 8.4 0.9
Spanish 90 6.9 0.7

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Portage la Prairie, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 200 19.3 1.6
Ojibway 195 18.8 1.5
German 135 13.0 1.1
Spanish 110 10.6 0.9
Malayalam 50 4.8 0.4

Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Portage la Prairie, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Portage la Prairie, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Portage la Prairie, 2001 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Portage la Prairie, 2001 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Portage la Prairie, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,805 100 12,415 100
English 11,995 93.7 11,685 94.1
French 5 0.0 10 0.1
English and French 775 6.1 700 5.6
Neither English nor French 35 0.3 25 0.2

Mother tongue4, Portage la Prairie, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,805 100 12,415 100
English 11,395 89.0 11,160 89.9
French 290 2.3 320 2.6
Other languages 1,305 10.2 1,075 8.7
Aboriginal languages 235 1.8 200 1.6
Immigrant languages 1,065 8.3 870 7.0

Figure 1.3 Mother tongue other than English or French, Portage la Prairie, 2001 to 2016

Language spoken at home1, Portage la Prairie, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 11,555 540 255 215 12,570
French 30 20 15 160 220
Other languages 205 200 245 390 1,035
Aboriginal languages 10 20 55 135 225
Immigrant languages 180 180 185 260 805
2011
English 11,410 495 165 125 12,200
French 35 20 10 175 240
Other languages 170 110 160 330 770
Aboriginal languages 20 10 50 125 205
Immigrant languages 150 95 110 205 565

Language of work

English used at work, Portage la Prairie, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 6,870 99.5 6,850 100.1
Only 6,680 96.7 6,670 97.4
Mostly 150 2.2 140 2.0
Equally with another language 25 0.4 20 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 20 0.3 15 0.2
No mention 30 0.4 0 0.0
Total population9 6,905 100 6,845 100

French used at work, Portage la Prairie, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 100 1.4 80 1.2
Only 20 0.3 0 0.0
Mostly 10 0.1 15 0.2
Equally with another language 15 0.2 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 60 0.9 60 0.9
No mention 6,800 98.5 6,770 98.9
Total population9 6,905 100 6,845 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Portage la Prairie, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 130 1.9 105 1.5
Only 10 0.1 0 0.0
Mostly 15 0.2 0 0.0
Equally with another language 15 0.2 20 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 95 1.4 90 1.3
No mention 6,775 98.1 6,740 98.5
Total population9 6,905 100 6,845 100

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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