Table A.1
Constant increase in number of bilingual people since 1961, but slight decrease in rate of bilingualism between 2001 and 2011

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This table displays the results of table a.1 constant increase in number of bilingual people since 1961 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001 and 2011, calculated using thousands and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  1961Note 1 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011
thousands % thousands % thousands % thousands % thousands % thousands %
Canada 2,231.2 12.2 2,900.2 13.4 3,682.0 15.3 4,398.7 16.3 5,231.6 17.7 5,795.6 17.5
N.L. 5.3 1.2 9.4 1.8 12.8 2.3 18.5 3.3 20.9 4.1 23.5 4.6
P.E.I. 7.9 7.6 9.1 8.2 9.8 8.1 13.0 10.1 16.0 12.0 17.0 12.3
N.S. 45.0 6.1 53.0 6.7 62.4 7.4 76.5 8.6 90.3 10.1 93.4 10.3
N.B. 113.5 19.0 136.1 21.5 182.6 26.5 211.5 29.5 245.9 34.2 245.9 33.2
Que. 1,338.9 25.5 1,663.8 27.6 2,065.1 32.4 2,413.0 35.4 2,907.7 40.8 3,328.7 42.6
Ont. 493.3 7.9 716.1 9.3 924.5 10.8 1,136.2 11.4 1,319.7 11.7 1,395.8 11.0
Man. 68.4 7.4 80.9 8.2 80.0 7.9 98.8 9.2 102.8 9.3 103.1 8.6
Sask. 42.1 4.5 46.0 5.0 43.7 4.6 50.8 5.2 49.0 5.1 46.6 4.6
Alta. 56.9 4.3 81.0 5.0 142.5 6.4 167.2 6.6 202.9 6.9 235.6 6.5
B.C. 57.5 3.5 101.4 4.6 154.2 5.7 207.2 6.4 269.4 7.0 296.7 6.8
Y.T. 0.8 5.6 1.2 6.6 1.8 7.9 2.6 9.3 2.9 10.2 4.4 13.1
N.W.T. including Nvt. 1.6 7.0 2.1 6.1 2.8 6.0 3.5 6.1 4.1 6.5 4.9 6.8
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Nvt. Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1.0 3.8 1.2 3.8
Canada excluding Que. 892.3 6.9 1,236.4 8.0 1,616.9 9.1 1,985.7 9.8 2,323.9 10.3 2,466.8 9.7
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