Language Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Knowledge of official languages by age (Total), 2016 counts for the population excluding institutional residents of Canada, Nova Scotia and census divisions, 2016 Census – 100% Data The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correction Update of the 2016 Census language data

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This table shows Knowledge of official languages by age (Total), 2016 counts for the population excluding institutional residents of Canada, Nova Scotia and census divisions, 2016 Census – 100% Data. The column headings are: Geographic name; type; prov/terr; Knowledge of official languages - Total; Knowledge of official languages - English only; Knowledge of official languages - French only; Knowledge of official languages - English and French; Knowledge of official languages - Neither English nor French

Geographic name Type Prov. / Terr. Knowledge of official languages Footnote 1
Total English only French only English and French Neither English nor French
Canada 34,767,250 23,757,525 4,144,690 6,216,070 648,975
Nova Scotia 912,295 813,480 705 95,380 2,735
Annapolis CTY N.S. 20,290 18,870 15 1,380 20
Antigonish CTY N.S. 19,065 16,990 0 2,065 5
Cape Breton CTY N.S. 97,245 93,215 15 3,950 70
Colchester CTY N.S. 50,000 46,915 5 3,035 50
Cumberland CTY N.S. 29,305 27,860 0 1,405 40
Digby CTY N.S. 17,080 10,385 105 6,580 10
Guysborough CTY N.S. 7,525 7,245 0 270 10
Halifax CTY N.S. 399,575 347,440 340 49,585 2,205
Hants CTY N.S. 42,230 39,665 5 2,485 75
Inverness CTY N.S. 16,985 13,715 70 3,185 25
Kings CTY N.S. 59,670 54,700 55 4,830 85
Lunenburg CTY N.S. 46,445 43,510 5 2,890 40
Pictou CTY N.S. 42,915 40,895 10 1,965 45
Queens CTY N.S. 10,235 9,795 0 430 5
Richmond CTY N.S. 8,855 5,905 20 2,920 15
Shelburne CTY N.S. 13,815 13,095 0 705 15
Victoria CTY N.S. 6,990 6,740 5 245 5
Yarmouth CTY N.S. 24,070 16,545 50 7,455 15
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