Language Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Knowledge of official languages by age (Total), 2016 counts for the population excluding institutional residents of Canada, British Columbia 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, British Columbia 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
British Columbia 4,598,410 4,127,775 1,805 314,925 153,905
Alberni-Clayoquot RD B.C. 30,690 28,865 10 1,740 80
Bulkley-Nechako RD B.C. 37,675 35,825 10 1,795 45
Capital RD B.C. 377,670 336,115 155 38,265 3,140
Cariboo RD B.C. 61,355 58,890 40 2,265 155
Central Coast RD B.C. 3,315 3,225 0 85 5
Central Kootenay RD B.C. 58,950 54,790 20 4,060 90
Central Okanagan RD B.C. 192,825 179,040 60 12,850 880
Columbia-Shuswap RD B.C. 50,925 47,250 15 3,550 110
Comox Valley RD B.C. 65,930 59,655 45 6,055 170
Cowichan Valley RD B.C. 82,915 77,720 15 4,975 210
East Kootenay RD B.C. 59,800 56,310 15 3,385 85
Fraser-Fort George RD B.C. 93,515 88,525 15 4,605 375
Fraser Valley RD B.C. 291,110 268,855 65 13,175 9,010
Greater Vancouver RD B.C. 2,440,140 2,130,570 1,115 172,145 136,320
Kitimat-Stikine RD B.C. 37,060 34,765 40 2,110 140
Kootenay Boundary RD B.C. 31,035 29,605 10 1,375 40
Mount Waddington RD B.C. 11,000 10,610 10 360 20
Nanaimo RD B.C. 153,160 142,510 15 10,020 615
North Okanagan RD B.C. 83,370 78,335 15 4,730 295
Northern Rockies RD B.C. 5,385 5,230 0 135 15
Okanagan-Similkameen RD B.C. 81,670 76,020 40 4,960 650
Peace River RD B.C. 62,570 59,545 10 2,655 360
Powell River RD B.C. 19,925 18,435 10 1,430 50
Skeena-Queen Charlotte RD B.C. 18,025 17,010 5 895 105
Squamish-Lillooet RD B.C. 42,570 37,030 25 5,255 260
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