Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Swift Current, (CA) - Saskatchewan

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
German 790 35.0 4.3
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 635 28.2 3.5
Spanish 80 3.5 0.4
Cantonese 80 3.5 0.4
Ukrainian 50 2.2 0.3

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Swift Current, 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) 635 37.0 3.5
German 355 20.7 2.0
Spanish 95 5.5 0.5
Cantonese 85 5.0 0.5
Korean 45 2.6 0.2

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Swift Current, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 18,180 100 17,320 100
English 17,355 95.5 16,560 95.6
French 0 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 785 4.3 720 4.2
Neither English nor French 45 0.2 30 0.2

Mother tongue4, Swift Current, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 18,180 100 17,320 100
English 15,905 87.5 15,270 88.2
French 265 1.5 250 1.4
Other languages 2,255 12.4 1,945 11.2
Aboriginal languages 10 0.1 5 0.0
Immigrant languages 2,240 12.3 1,940 11.2

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

Language spoken at home1, Swift Current, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 16,290 645 485 360 17,780
French 10 15 10 150 185
Other languages 385 350 470 510 1,710
Aboriginal languages 5 0 0 0 5
Immigrant languages 380 345 475 500 1,700
2011
English 15,930 600 205 300 17,035
French 20 10 5 135 175
Other languages 270 290 205 470 1,230
Aboriginal languages 5 0 0 0 5
Immigrant languages 265 290 205 465 1,220

Language of work

English used at work, Swift Current, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 11,195 99.8 9,935 99.6
Only 10,925 97.4 9,725 97.5
Mostly 230 2.1 150 1.5
Equally with another language 10 0.1 15 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 35 0.3 45 0.5
No mention 15 0.1 35 0.4
Total population9 11,215 100 9,975 100

French used at work, Swift Current, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 125 1.1 85 0.9
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 20 0.2 15 0.2
Equally with another language 10 0.1 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 95 0.8 60 0.6
No mention 11,085 98.8 9,890 99.1
Total population9 11,215 100 9,975 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 175 1.6 165 1.7
Only 10 0.1 30 0.3
Mostly 15 0.1 30 0.3
Equally with another language 10 0.1 10 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 150 1.3 95 1.0
No mention 11,040 98.4 9,810 98.3
Total population9 11,215 100 9,975 100

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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