Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Saskatoon, (CMA) - Saskatchewan

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 8,300 15.0 2.8
German 5,360 9.7 1.8
Mandarin 4,235 7.7 1.5
Urdu 3,885 7.0 1.3
Ukrainian 3,800 6.9 1.3

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Saskatoon, 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) 8,975 17.8 3.1
Mandarin 4,410 8.7 1.5
Urdu 4,335 8.6 1.5
German 2,440 4.8 0.8
Punjabi (Panjabi) 2,415 4.8 0.8

Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Saskatoon, 1996 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Saskatoon, 1996 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Saskatoon, 1996 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Saskatoon, 1996 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Saskatoon, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 291,330 100 258,515 100
English 269,535 92.5 240,850 93.2
French 155 0.1 120 0.0
English and French 18,065 6.2 15,440 6.0
Neither English nor French 3,570 1.2 2,105 0.8

Mother tongue4, Saskatoon, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 291,330 100 258,515 100
English 237,425 81.5 217,525 84.1
French 4,740 1.6 4,720 1.8
Other languages 55,205 18.9 40,200 15.6
Aboriginal languages 1,750 0.6 1,960 0.8
Immigrant languages 53,315 18.3 38,110 14.7

Figure 1.3 Mother tongue other than English or French, Saskatoon, 1996 to 2016

Language spoken at home1, Saskatoon, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 236,590 15,685 12,450 12,050 276,780
French 425 680 720 3,245 5,070
Other languages 13,960 11,490 12,050 12,965 50,460
Aboriginal languages 205 160 450 1,260 2,075
Immigrant languages 13,650 11,315 11,520 11,555 48,045
2011
English 221,425 13,280 5,900 7,970 248,575
French 485 550 460 2,805 4,300
Other languages 9,335 7,440 5,735 11,010 33,520
Aboriginal languages 230 145 295 1,235 1,905
Immigrant languages 9,020 7,275 5,390 9,660 31,350

Language of work

English used at work, Saskatoon, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 178,315 99.5 143,255 99.6
Only 172,140 96.0 139,930 97.3
Mostly 4,375 2.4 2,540 1.8
Equally with another language 1,005 0.6 335 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 795 0.4 450 0.3
No mention 915 0.5 530 0.4
Total population9 179,230 100 143,780 100

French used at work, Saskatoon, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 2,045 1.1 1,620 1.1
Only 155 0.1 150 0.1
Mostly 405 0.2 290 0.2
Equally with another language 215 0.1 120 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 1,265 0.7 1,055 0.7
No mention 177,185 98.9 142,155 98.9
Total population9 179,230 100 143,780 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 5,145 2.9 2,380 1.7
Only 755 0.4 350 0.2
Mostly 395 0.2 185 0.1
Equally with another language 795 0.4 215 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 3,200 1.8 1,635 1.1
No mention 174,090 97.1 141,400 98.3
Total population9 179,230 100 143,780 100

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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