Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Quesnel, (CA) - British Columbia

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
German 360 22.1 1.6
Punjabi (Panjabi) 290 17.8 1.3
Carrier 110 6.7 0.5
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 105 6.4 0.5
Dutch 80 4.9 0.3

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Quesnel, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Punjabi (Panjabi) 310 25.0 1.3
German 205 16.5 0.9
Carrier 105 8.5 0.5
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 95 7.7 0.4
Spanish 55 4.4 0.2

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Quesnel, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 22,990 100 23,410 100
English 22,140 96.3 22,435 95.8
French 5 0.0 5 0.0
English and French 800 3.5 885 3.8
Neither English nor French 45 0.2 85 0.4

Mother tongue4, Quesnel, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 22,990 100 23,415 100
English 21,250 92.4 21,520 91.9
French 300 1.3 355 1.5
Other languages 1,630 7.1 1,725 7.4
Aboriginal languages 185 0.8 200 0.9
Immigrant languages 1,430 6.2 1,515 6.5

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

Language spoken at home1, Quesnel, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 21,580 680 245 220 22,730
French 10 15 20 130 175
Other languages 245 205 230 560 1,245
Aboriginal languages 15 25 20 110 165
Immigrant languages 220 185 205 445 1,055
2011
English 21,800 755 210 245 23,010
French 35 10 20 160 225
Other languages 360 240 195 625 1,420
Aboriginal languages 30 20 30 130 220
Immigrant languages 320 215 160 480 1,170

Language of work

English used at work, Quesnel, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 12,830 99.7 13,225 99.9
Only 12,645 98.3 13,055 98.6
Mostly 100 0.8 120 0.9
Equally with another language 50 0.4 15 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 30 0.2 30 0.2
No mention 35 0.3 10 0.1
Total population9 12,865 100 13,235 100

French used at work, Quesnel, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 110 0.9 50 0.4
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 15 0.1 20 0.2
Equally with another language 45 0.3 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 55 0.4 25 0.2
No mention 12,755 99.1 13,185 99.6
Total population9 12,865 100 13,235 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 130 1.0 140 1.1
Only 40 0.3 10 0.1
Mostly 15 0.1 15 0.1
Equally with another language 10 0.1 15 0.1
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 60 0.5 100 0.8
No mention 12,740 99.0 13,100 99.0
Total population9 12,865 100 13,235 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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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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