Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Terrace, (CA) - British Columbia

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Portuguese 315 18.8 2.0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 250 14.9 1.6
German 245 14.6 1.6
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 120 7.2 0.8
Spanish 60 3.6 0.4

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Terrace, 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) 275 20.4 1.8
Portuguese 235 17.5 1.5
German 120 8.9 0.8
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 115 8.6 0.7
Nisga'a 85 6.3 0.5

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Terrace, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 15,515 100 15,400 100
English 14,490 93.4 14,480 94.0
French 10 0.1 15 0.1
English and French 930 6.0 840 5.5
Neither English nor French 80 0.5 65 0.4

Mother tongue4, Terrace, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 15,510 100 15,395 100
English 13,680 88.2 13,645 88.6
French 365 2.4 365 2.4
Other languages 1,670 10.8 1,595 10.4
Aboriginal languages 150 1.0 140 0.9
Immigrant languages 1,515 9.8 1,450 9.4

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

Language spoken at home1, Terrace, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 13,885 760 275 315 15,230
French 40 65 25 170 295
Other languages 240 250 250 600 1,345
Aboriginal languages 0 5 35 130 165
Immigrant languages 225 245 220 475 1,165
2011
English 13,870 765 200 275 15,110
French 35 60 20 195 315
Other languages 245 220 185 595 1,240
Aboriginal languages 10 5 30 105 150
Immigrant languages 230 210 150 485 1,075

Language of work

English used at work, Terrace, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 9,300 99.8 8,790 99.7
Only 9,070 97.4 8,560 97.1
Mostly 200 2.1 160 1.8
Equally with another language 10 0.1 30 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 15 0.2 45 0.5
No mention 15 0.2 30 0.3
Total population9 9,315 100 8,815 100

French used at work, Terrace, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 115 1.2 110 1.2
Only 15 0.2 0 0.0
Mostly 15 0.2 30 0.3
Equally with another language 0 0.0 15 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 90 1.0 70 0.8
No mention 9,195 98.7 8,705 98.8
Total population9 9,315 100 8,815 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 130 1.4 155 1.8
Only 10 0.1 25 0.3
Mostly 0 0.0 15 0.2
Equally with another language 10 0.1 15 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 120 1.3 90 1.0
No mention 9,180 98.6 8,665 98.3
Total population9 9,315 100 8,815 100

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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