Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Lacombe, (CA) - Alberta

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 275 24.1 2.1
German 160 14.0 1.2
Dutch 125 11.0 1.0
Spanish 65 5.7 0.5
Ukrainian 50 4.4 0.4

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Lacombe, 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) 280 30.4 2.2
German 80 8.7 0.6
Spanish 70 7.6 0.5
Dutch 45 4.9 0.4
Korean 40 4.3 0.3

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Lacombe, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,830 100 11,535 100
English 12,095 94.3 10,875 94.3
French 0 0.0 0 0.0
English and French 685 5.3 630 5.5
Neither English nor French 50 0.4 30 0.3

Mother tongue4, Lacombe, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,825 100 11,535 100
English 11,620 90.6 10,550 91.5
French 205 1.6 170 1.5
Other languages 1,140 8.9 890 7.7
Aboriginal languages 20 0.2 10 0.1
Immigrant languages 1,115 8.7 880 7.6

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

Language spoken at home1, Lacombe, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 11,730 425 235 200 12,595
French 15 15 30 140 200
Other languages 215 185 210 310 925
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 10 15
Immigrant languages 215 185 210 295 905
2011
English 10,730 395 105 140 11,370
French 10 35 10 115 175
Other languages 140 115 105 300 655
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 10 5
Immigrant languages 135 115 100 285 640

Language of work

English used at work, Lacombe, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 7,450 99.6 6,335 99.7
Only 7,275 97.3 6,240 98.2
Mostly 130 1.7 75 1.2
Equally with another language 25 0.3 15 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 25 0.3 10 0.2
No mention 30 0.4 20 0.3
Total population9 7,480 100 6,355 100

French used at work, Lacombe, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 105 1.4 35 0.6
Only 15 0.2 0 0.0
Mostly 25 0.3 0 0.0
Equally with another language 10 0.1 10 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 50 0.7 30 0.5
No mention 7,380 98.7 6,320 99.4
Total population9 7,480 100 6,355 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 100 1.3 75 1.2
Only 15 0.2 20 0.3
Mostly 0 0.0 10 0.2
Equally with another language 10 0.1 10 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 75 1.0 45 0.7
No mention 7,375 98.6 6,275 98.7
Total population9 7,480 100 6,355 100

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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