Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Province of Manitoba

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Most common mother tongue languages other than English or French, Manitoba, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
German 66,590 21.1 5.3
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 57,445 18.2 4.6
Punjabi (Panjabi) 19,760 6.3 1.6
Ukrainian 15,980 5.1 1.3
Cree, n.o.s. 15,170 4.8 1.2

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Manitoba, 2016

Language Number Percentage of population who spoke at least one language other than English or French at home Percentage of total population
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 58,910 20.7 4.7
German 47,410 16.7 3.8
Punjabi (Panjabi) 20,400 7.2 1.6
Cree, n.o.s. 17,340 6.1 1.4
Spanish 11,965 4.2 0.9

Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Manitoba, 1991 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Manitoba, 1991 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Manitoba, 1991 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Manitoba, 1991 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Manitoba, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,261,620 100 1,193,095 100
English 1,135,395 90.0 1,074,330 90.0
French 1,485 0.1 1,490 0.1
English and French 108,455 8.6 103,145 8.6
Neither English nor French 16,290 1.3 14,130 1.2

Mother tongue4, Manitoba, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,261,615 100 1,193,100 100
English 931,410 73.8 893,085 74.9
French 46,055 3.7 47,670 4.0
Other languages 316,120 25.1 277,225 23.2
Aboriginal languages 32,750 2.6 37,780 3.2
Immigrant languages 282,680 22.4 238,810 20.0

Figure 1.3 Mother tongue other than English or French, Manitoba, 1991 to 2016

Language spoken at home1, Manitoba, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 938,615 96,860 64,060 78,285 1,177,820
French 6,825 10,045 4,390 21,285 42,540
Other languages 75,795 69,005 61,390 78,130 284,315
Aboriginal languages 5,760 10,010 3,560 16,120 35,445
Immigrant languages 69,535 58,940 57,415 61,455 247,340
2011
English 915,810 91,525 41,905 70,360 1,119,590
French 8,050 9,900 3,600 21,005 42,560
Other languages 64,405 60,875 40,050 73,550 238,885
Aboriginal languages 5,600 15,730 2,180 15,275 38,785
Immigrant languages 58,355 45,085 37,545 57,680 198,670

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2016 Census.

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