Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Drumheller, Town (CSD) - Alberta

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Drumheller, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Drumheller, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Drumheller, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Drumheller, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Drumheller, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 7,155 100 7,355 100
English 6,940 97.0 7,125 96.9
French 0 0.0 0 0.0
English and French 205 2.9 220 3.0
Neither English nor French 10 0.1 10 0.1

Mother tongue3, Drumheller, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 7,155 100 7,360 100
English 6,550 91.5 6,735 91.5
French 80 1.1 105 1.4
Other languages 605 8.5 585 7.9
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 5 0.1
Immigrant languages 605 8.5 580 7.9

Language spoken at home4, Drumheller, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 6,620 190 145 95 7,050
French 0 5 10 30 50
Other languages 105 90 135 165 485
Aboriginal languages 0 0 5 0 0
Immigrant languages 105 90 130 155 480
2011
English 6,870 185 80 95 7,230
French 20 5 5 35 60
Other languages 110 90 75 160 440
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 105 90 80 160 435

Language of work

English used at work, Drumheller, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 4,385 99.8 4,555 99.9
Only 4,335 98.6 4,470 98.0
Mostly 40 0.9 60 1.3
Equally with another language 10 0.2 10 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 0 0.0 10 0.2
No mention 10 0.2 0 0.0
Total population9 4,395 100 4,560 100

French used at work, Drumheller, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 30 0.7 50 1.1
Only 0 0.0 10 0.2
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 20 0.5 45 1.0
No mention 4,365 99.3 4,505 98.8
Total population9 4,395 100 4,560 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 25 0.6 45 1.0
Only 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mostly 10 0.2 10 0.2
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 15 0.3 25 0.5
No mention 4,370 99.4 4,515 99.0
Total population9 4,395 100 4,560 100

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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