Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Moose Jaw, (CA) - Saskatchewan

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 550 20.3 1.6
German 280 10.3 0.8
Ukrainian 170 6.3 0.5
Arabic 165 6.1 0.5
Cantonese 145 5.4 0.4

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Moose Jaw, 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) 575 24.2 1.7
Arabic 170 7.2 0.5
Cantonese 140 5.9 0.4
Spanish 115 4.8 0.3
German 100 4.2 0.3

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Moose Jaw, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 34,440 100 33,605 100
English 32,210 93.5 31,585 94.0
French 15 0.0 20 0.1
English and French 2,050 6.0 1,915 5.7
Neither English nor French 165 0.5 90 0.3

Mother tongue4, Moose Jaw, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 34,435 100 33,605 100
English 31,430 91.3 31,115 92.6
French 720 2.1 785 2.3
Other languages 2,705 7.9 1,980 5.9
Aboriginal languages 25 0.1 20 0.1
Immigrant languages 2,660 7.7 1,940 5.8

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

Language spoken at home1, Moose Jaw, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 31,380 1,110 690 620 33,795
French 85 120 65 465 735
Other languages 545 500 650 680 2,375
Aboriginal languages 5 0 5 30 35
Immigrant languages 535 500 630 625 2,290
2011
English 31,575 865 290 440 33,170
French 75 105 30 420 630
Other languages 360 335 265 480 1,440
Aboriginal languages 5 0 5 10 20
Immigrant languages 350 340 245 455 1,390

Language of work

English used at work, Moose Jaw, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 19,785 99.7 18,145 99.8
Only 19,395 97.8 17,760 97.6
Mostly 295 1.5 310 1.7
Equally with another language 25 0.1 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 80 0.4 65 0.4
No mention 50 0.3 50 0.3
Total population9 19,835 100 18,190 100

French used at work, Moose Jaw, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 305 1.5 345 1.9
Only 25 0.1 30 0.2
Mostly 65 0.3 60 0.3
Equally with another language 0 0.0 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 215 1.1 245 1.3
No mention 19,530 98.5 17,845 98.1
Total population9 19,835 100 18,190 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 140 0.7 85 0.5
Only 25 0.1 15 0.1
Mostly 15 0.1 10 0.1
Equally with another language 25 0.1 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 75 0.4 65 0.4
No mention 19,700 99.3 18,105 99.5
Total population9 19,835 100 18,190 100

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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