Key facts on the French language in Nova Scotia in 2021

Articles and reports: 89-657-X2023006

Description: This fact sheet offers an overview of the situation of the French language in Nova Scotia in 2021, along with certain trends observed since 1991. It provides information on the changes in the number and proportion of people in the population who can conduct a conversation in French, whose first official language spoken is French, whose mother tongue is French, and who speak French at home or use French at work. In addition, it contains information on French-language instruction in elementary and secondary schools, on French spoken among recent and established immigrants, as well as on the mobility and place of birth of individuals whose first official language spoken is French. This fact sheet is based on data from the 1991 to 2021 censuses of population, together with the 2011 National Household Survey.
Issue Number: 2023006
Frequency: Occasional
Author(s): Auclair, Nicolas; Frigon, Catherine; St-Amant, Gabriel
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