Statistics on Official Languages in Quebec

Demolinguistic data

Total population

7,237,479

%

Population with French as mother tongue

5,802,022

80.2

Population with English as mother tongue

591,378

8.2

Population speaking both official languages

2,907,700

40.2

Population speaking neither English nor French

57,285

0.8

Source: Statistics Canada - 2001 Census


Educational data

Population
in majority-language schools

912,540

%

English as a second-language enrolment

531,631

58.3

Population in minority-language schools

104,553

 

In French immersion

43,979

42.1

Source: AR 2002-2003, Heritage Canada
Estimated enrolment for 2002-2003.


Data on official languages, federal level

Total number
All federal public service employees

163,287

%

Bilingual positions in the federal public service

61,896

37.9

All federal public service employees in province (excluding NCR)

20,323

12.4

Bilingual federal public service positions in Quebec  (excluding NCR)

11,805

58.1

Anglophone federal public service employees in Quebec  (excluding NCR)

1,550

7.6

All federal public service employees in province in the NCR

67,008

41.0

Bilingual federal public service positions in the NCR

42,281

63.1

Anglophone federal public service employees in the NCR

39,550

59.0

Source: Treasury Board - Official Languages Information System, March 2003