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Evolution of the language situation in Nunavut, 2001 to 2016

Written by Alexandre Comeau :: [Friday, 31 July 2020 16:32] Last updated by Kaitie Babin :: [Monday, 24 August 2020 13:32]
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Year: 2020 Authors and Collaborators Cloutier, Stéphanie; Lepage, Jean-François; Turcotte, Martin; Theme Demography
Nunavut
Sociolinguistic
Language Statistics
Journal: , Ethnicity, Language and Immigration Thematic Series Collection: , 89-657-X2019010 City: , Ottawa Publishing Company: , Statistics Canada ISBN : 978-0-660-31072-5 ISSN : 2371-5006 Abstract The main objective of this report is to provide a statistical overview of the recent situation of Inuktitut in Nunavut and of its speakers, based on 2016 Census data, by showing how the use of the language at home and at work has changed since 2001.

This report also aims to provide information to various stakeholders who work to support the protection, promotion and revitalization of Inuktut in communities and among population segments, where its use is more limited or is declining over time.