Population by knowledge of official languages and geography, 1951 to 2016

Frequency: Occasional

Table: 15-10-0004-01

Geography: Canada, Province or territory

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This table displays the results of Population by knowledge of official languages and geography, 1951 to 2016.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Geography, Reference period (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Knowledge of official languages, Row 2 is Statistics.
A symbol legend follows the table.
Total, knowledge of official languagesFrench onlyEnglish onlyEnglish and FrenchNeither English nor French
GeographyReference periodNumberPercentageNumberPercentageNumberPercentageNumberPercentageNumberPercentage
Canada(map)195114,009,429100.02,741,81219.69,387,39567.01,727,44712.3152,7751.1
196118,238,247100.03,489,86619.112,284,76267.42,231,17212.2232,4471.3
197121,568,310100.03,879,25518.014,469,54067.12,900,15513.4319,3601.5
198124,083,495100.03,987,24516.616,122,89566.93,681,96015.3291,3951.2
199126,994,035100.04,110,30015.218,106,76067.14,398,65516.3378,3201.4
199628,528,100100.04,079,08014.319,134,24567.14,841,31017.0473,4651.7
200129,639,035100.03,946,52513.320,014,64567.55,231,57517.7446,2901.5
200631,241,030100.04,141,85113.321,129,94567.65,448,85017.4520,3841.7
201133,121,175100.04,165,01512.622,564,67068.15,795,57017.5595,9201.8
201634,767,250100.04,144,68511.923,757,52568.36,216,07017.9648,9701.9
Newfoundland and Labrador(map)1951361,416100.01530.0356,37798.63,9901.18960.2
1961457,853100.05220.1450,94598.55,2991.21,0870.2
1971522,105100.05100.1511,62098.09,3501.86250.1
1981563,750100.01450.0550,33597.612,8402.34300.1
1991563,940100.02400.0544,42596.518,4953.37800.1
1996547,155100.01550.0525,19096.021,2603.95500.1
2001508,075100.01450.0486,39095.720,8954.16550.1
2006500,605100.0890.0475,98795.123,6784.78540.2
2011509,950100.01300.0485,74095.323,4504.66250.1
2016515,680100.01150.0488,80094.825,9405.08200.2
Prince Edward Island(map)195198,429100.09140.988,74390.28,7458.9270.0
1961104,629100.01,2191.295,29691.17,9387.61760.2
1971111,640100.06800.6101,82091.29,1108.2300.0
1981121,225100.02050.2111,20091.79,7808.1400.0
1991128,095100.02700.2114,79589.612,95010.1800.1
1996132,855100.01700.1118,08088.914,57011.0350.0
2001133,385100.0950.1117,24587.915,99012.0550.0
2006134,205100.0570.0116,99387.217,10012.7550.0
2011138,435100.01300.1120,58587.117,00512.37150.5
2016141,020100.01150.1121,81586.417,83512.61,2500.9
Nova Scotia(map)1951642,584100.07,4621.2595,25792.639,5246.23410.0
1961737,007100.05,9380.8684,80592.944,9876.11,2770.2
1971788,955100.04,1850.5730,70092.653,0356.71,0350.1
1981839,795100.01,8800.2774,76092.362,3507.48050.1
1991890,945100.01,5800.2811,87091.176,4658.61,0300.1
1996899,970100.01,3750.2813,32090.483,9809.31,2950.1
2001897,570100.07900.1805,54589.790,26510.19650.1
2006903,090100.01,0040.1805,69089.295,01110.51,3850.2
2011910,620100.08750.1814,67089.593,43510.31,6350.2
2016912,300100.07050.1813,48089.295,38010.52,7350.3
New Brunswick(map)1951515,697100.0100,71219.5318,56061.896,09518.63300.1
1961597,936100.0112,05418.7370,92262.0113,49519.01,4650.2
1971634,555100.0100,98515.9396,85562.5136,11521.56000.1
1981689,370100.089,34013.0417,02560.5182,55026.54550.1
1991716,495100.089,50012.5414,95557.9211,52529.55150.1
1996729,625100.073,41010.1417,97057.3237,76532.64800.1
2001719,710100.066,4159.2406,99556.5245,86534.24300.1
2006719,650100.073,75310.2405,04556.3240,08633.47660.1
2011739,895100.066,3809.0426,67557.7245,89033.29550.1
2016736,285100.063,1458.6420,81557.2249,95533.92,3700.3
Quebec(map)19514,055,681100.02,534,24262.5462,81311.41,038,13025.620,4960.5
19615,259,211100.03,254,85061.9608,63511.61,338,87825.556,8481.1
19716,027,765100.03,668,01560.9632,51510.51,663,79027.663,4451.1
19816,369,065100.03,826,60560.1426,2406.72,065,10532.451,1150.8
19916,810,300100.03,958,93058.1373,7555.52,412,98535.464,6300.9
19967,045,075100.03,951,71056.1358,5055.12,660,59037.874,2701.1
20017,125,575100.03,831,35053.8327,0404.62,907,70040.859,4900.8
20067,435,900100.04,010,88153.9336,7844.53,017,86340.670,3750.9
20117,815,955100.04,047,17551.8363,8604.73,328,72542.676,1951.0
20168,066,555100.04,032,64050.0372,4504.63,586,41044.575,0600.9
Ontario(map)19514,597,542100.078,9741.74,115,58489.5359,9657.843,0190.9
19616,236,092100.095,2361.55,548,76689.0493,2707.998,8201.6
19717,703,100100.092,8451.26,724,10087.3716,0659.3170,0902.2
19818,534,265100.060,5350.77,401,07086.7924,47510.8148,1851.7
19919,977,055100.054,2450.58,593,63586.11,136,24511.4192,9301.9
199610,642,785100.046,9400.49,116,16585.71,234,89511.6244,7852.3
200111,285,550100.042,3050.49,690,74585.91,319,71511.7232,7802.1
200612,028,895100.049,2090.410,335,70285.91,377,32911.5266,6562.2
201112,722,065100.042,9800.310,984,36086.31,395,80511.0298,9202.3
201613,312,870100.040,0450.311,455,49586.01,490,39011.2326,9352.5
Manitoba(map)1951776,541100.07,8691.0685,91488.358,4417.524,3173.1
1961921,686100.07,9540.9825,95589.668,3687.419,4092.1
1971988,255100.05,0200.5881,71589.280,9358.220,5852.1
19811,013,710100.02,6200.3915,76090.379,9907.915,3401.5
19911,079,390100.01,9050.2965,10089.498,8009.213,5851.3
19961,100,295100.01,4950.1983,82089.4103,1409.411,8401.1
20011,103,695100.01,2450.1990,28089.7102,8409.39,3300.8
20061,133,510100.01,9280.21,017,56489.8103,5239.110,4990.9
20111,193,095100.01,4900.11,074,33590.0103,1408.614,1351.2
20161,261,620100.01,4800.11,135,39590.0108,4558.616,2901.3
Saskatchewan (map)1951831,728100.04,6560.6767,24892.240,7894.919,0352.3
1961925,181100.03,8530.4865,82193.642,0744.513,4331.5
1971926,235100.01,8250.2867,31593.645,9855.011,1101.2
1981956,435100.07050.1904,90094.643,6504.67,1800.8
1991976,035100.04500.0919,07094.250,8005.25,7150.6
1996976,615100.03450.0920,55594.350,7705.24,9450.5
2001963,150100.03550.0910,64594.549,0005.13,1500.3
2006953,855100.04840.1902,65294.647,4515.03,2620.3
20111,018,310100.04300.0965,92094.946,5704.65,3900.5
20161,083,240100.05350.01,023,40094.551,3604.77,9450.7
Alberta(map)1951939,501100.05,9220.6868,69692.540,7854.324,0982.6
19611,331,944100.05,5340.41,253,82494.156,9204.315,6661.2
19711,627,875100.03,3100.21,525,57593.781,0005.017,9901.1
19812,213,650100.03,7000.22,045,06092.4142,4656.422,4251.0
19912,519,180100.01,9400.12,318,93592.1167,1556.631,1501.2
19962,669,195100.01,6150.12,455,07592.0178,5056.734,0001.3
20012,941,150100.01,8900.12,704,89592.0202,9106.931,4551.1
20063,256,360100.02,1990.12,990,80491.8222,8866.840,4671.2
20113,610,185100.03,2050.13,321,81092.0235,5656.549,6001.4
20164,026,650100.03,8950.13,698,76591.9264,7156.659,2751.5
British Columbia(map)19511,165,210100.07270.11,112,93795.539,4333.412,1131.0
19611,629,082100.02,5590.21,552,56095.357,5043.516,4591.0
19712,184,625100.01,7750.12,054,69094.1101,4354.626,7251.2
19812,713,615100.01,4450.02,518,96592.8154,1705.739,0351.4
19913,247,510100.01,1400.02,976,33091.6207,1756.462,8651.9
19963,689,750100.01,7750.03,342,34590.6248,5906.797,0402.6
20013,868,875100.01,8150.03,493,68090.3269,3657.0104,0202.7
20064,074,385100.02,0710.13,653,36689.7295,6437.3123,3033.0
20114,356,205100.02,0500.03,912,95089.8296,6456.8144,5603.3
20164,598,415100.01,8050.04,127,77089.8314,9256.8153,9103.3
Yukon(map)19519,096100.0100.18,33791.75195.72302.5
196114,628100.0380.313,67993.58255.6860.6
197118,390100.0100.017,13093.11,2106.6400.2
198123,075100.0100.021,20091.91,8207.9450.2
199127,655100.0250.125,03590.52,5709.3250.1
199630,655100.0500.227,34089.23,21010.5550.2
200128,520100.0450.225,51089.42,89510.2750.3
200630,190100.01040.326,51487.83,44411.41300.4
201133,655100.0900.329,05086.34,42013.11000.3
201635,560100.0900.330,42585.64,90013.81400.4
Northwest Territories including Nunavut (Terminated)(map)195116,004t100.0t171t1.1t6,929t43.3t1,031t6.4t7,873t49.2t
196122,998t100.0t109t0.5t13,554t58.9t1,614t7.0t7,721t33.6t
197134,805t100.0t100t0.3t25,500t73.3t2,120t6.1t7,085t20.4t
198145,545t100.0t60t0.1t36,385t79.9t2,755t6.0t6,345t13.9t
199157,435t100.0t80t0.1t48,855t85.1t3,495t6.1t5,005t8.7t
199664,125t100.0t40t0.6t55,880t87.1t4,035t6.3t4,170t6.5t
2001..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t
2006..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t
2011..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t
2016..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t..t
Northwest Territories(map)1951....................
1961....................
1971....................
1981....................
1991....................
1996....................
200137,100100.0400.133,55090.43,1308.43851.0
200641,055100.0520.137,01190.23,6678.93260.8
201141,040100.0450.137,04090.33,7159.12350.6
201641,380100.0650.236,84589.04,27510.31950.5
Nunavut(map)1951....................
1961....................
1971....................
1981....................
1991....................
1996....................
200126,665100.0250.122,12583.01,0103.83,50513.1
200629,325100.0200.125,83288.11,1674.02,3067.9
201131,765100.0350.127,66587.11,2003.82,8609.0
201635,690100.0600.232,06589.81,5254.32,0455.7
Canada outside Quebec19519,953,748100.0207,5702.18,924,58289.7689,3176.9132,2791.3
196112,979,036100.0235,0161.811,676,12790.0892,2946.9175,5991.4
197115,540,545100.0211,2401.413,837,02589.01,236,3658.0255,9151.6
198117,714,430100.0160,6400.915,696,65588.61,616,8559.1240,2801.4
199120,183,735100.0151,3700.717,733,00587.91,985,6709.8313,6901.6
199621,483,025100.0127,3700.618,775,74087.32,180,72010.2399,1951.9
200122,513,460100.0115,1750.519,687,60587.42,323,87510.3386,8001.7
200623,805,125100.0130,9700.620,793,16087.32,430,98510.2450,0101.9
201125,305,220100.0117,8400.522,200,81087.72,466,8459.7519,7252.1
201626,700,695100.0112,0450.423,385,07587.62,629,6609.8573,9102.1

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25318/1510000401-eng

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