Data tables, 2016 Census

First Official Language Spoken (7), Mobility Status 5 Years Ago (9), Place of Residence 5 Years Ago (15), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11), Age (18) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 5 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details first official language spoken , mobility status 5 years ago , place of residence 5 years ago , immigrant status and period of immigration , age and sex for the population aged 5 years and over in private households in British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique
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First official language spoken (7) Mobility Status 5 Years Ago (9)
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago Non-movers Movers Non-migrants Migrants Internal migrants Intraprovincial migrants Interprovincial migrants External migrants
Total - First official language spoken 4,339,960 2,490,540 1,849,425 940,890 908,535 672,805 503,690 169,115 235,725
English 4,132,735 2,379,940 1,752,800 900,390 852,400 649,065 489,510 159,550 203,340
French 53,975 28,080 25,895 10,555 15,340 12,725 5,725 7,000 2,615
English and French 17,305 8,860 8,445 3,380 5,070 2,600 1,535 1,065 2,465
Neither English nor French 135,940 73,655 62,285 26,565 35,720 8,420 6,920 1,500 27,300
Official language minority (number)Footnote 2 62,630 32,510 30,120 12,245 17,875 14,025 6,490 7,535 3,855
Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 3 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.3 2.0 2.1 1.3 4.5 1.6

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Immigrant status refers to whether the person is a non-immigrant, an immigrant or a non-permanent resident.

Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained landed immigrant or permanent resident status.

For more information on immigration variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Footnote 3

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016382.

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