Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Whistler, District municipality (CSD) - British Columbia

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Whistler, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 11,855 100 9,825 100
English 9,875 83.3 8,045 81.9
French 10 0.1 15 0.2
English and French 1,935 16.3 1,745 17.8
Neither English nor French 35 0.3 25 0.3

Mother tongue3, Whistler, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 11,855 100 9,820 100
English 9,810 82.7 8,065 82.1
French 645 5.4 630 6.4
Other languages 1,665 14.0 1,290 13.1
Aboriginal languages 0 0.0 0 0.0
Immigrant languages 1,665 14.0 1,290 13.1

Language spoken at home4, Whistler, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 9,750 965 310 415 11,445
French 70 140 55 410 675
Other languages 335 280 265 595 1,470
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 330 280 260 595 1,470
2011
English 8,100 805 175 395 9,480
French 90 170 35 380 680
Other languages 245 235 145 470 1,100
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0 0 0
Immigrant languages 245 235 150 470 1,100

Language of work

English used at work, Whistler, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 8,870 99.6 7,070 99.6
Only 8,215 92.3 6,435 90.6
Mostly 530 6.0 610 8.6
Equally with another language 70 0.8 20 0.3
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 55 0.6 10 0.1
No mention 30 0.3 30 0.4
Total population9 8,905 100 7,100 100

French used at work, Whistler, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 455 5.1 495 7.0
Only 10 0.1 10 0.1
Mostly 20 0.2 10 0.1
Equally with another language 45 0.5 30 0.4
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 375 4.2 455 6.4
No mention 8,445 94.8 6,605 93.0
Total population9 8,905 100 7,100 100

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

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 270 3.0 240 3.4
Only 20 0.2 15 0.2
Mostly 30 0.3 0 0.0
Equally with another language 30 0.3 15 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 185 2.1 215 3.0
No mention 8,635 97.0 6,860 96.6
Total population9 8,905 100 7,100 100

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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