Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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

Yukon

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

Language Number Percentage of population with a mother tongue other than English or French Percentage of total population
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 885 19.0 2.5
German 835 17.9 2.3
Northern Tutchone 280 6.0 0.8
Cantonese 225 4.8 0.6
Spanish 190 4.1 0.5

Most common languages other than English or French spoken at home1, Yukon, 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) 945 22.8 2.7
German 615 14.8 1.7
Spanish 280 6.7 0.8
Kaska (Nahani) 220 5.3 0.6
Cantonese 220 5.3 0.6

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of official languages, Yukon, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 35,560 100 33,655 100
English 30,425 85.6 29,050 86.3
French 85 0.2 90 0.3
English and French 4,905 13.8 4,415 13.1
Neither English nor French 145 0.4 100 0.3

Mother tongue4, Yukon, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 35,555 100 33,655 100
English 29,765 83.7 28,560 84.9
French 1,815 5.1 1,630 4.8
Other languages 4,665 13.1 3,995 11.9
Aboriginal languages 830 2.3 990 2.9
Immigrant languages 3,815 10.7 2,980 8.9

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

Language spoken at home1, Yukon, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 29,605 2,665 825 1,305 34,395
French 400 460 145 955 1,960
Other languages 730 870 705 1,845 4,150
Aboriginal languages 45 35 70 595 745
Immigrant languages 675 830 625 1,225 3,355
2011
English 28,805 2,220 565 955 32,545
French 415 400 130 775 1,725
Other languages 660 580 465 1,555 3,260
Aboriginal languages 65 35 105 535 740
Immigrant languages 585 540 350 1,000 2,485

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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