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Aboriginal identity population by age groups, median age and sex, 2006 counts for both sexes, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data

Where do Aboriginal people live? Aboriginal people live in different areas across Canada. The data are presented for First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples for geographical locations including Canada, the provinces, the territories, the census metropolitan areas, and communities. The tables also present data by age groups and sex, along with median age.

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Geographic name Total population Aboriginal identity population1 North American Indian Métis Inuit Non-aboriginal identity population
Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest
Canada ! 31,241,030 1,172,785 698,025 389,780 50,480 30,068,240
Newfoundland and Labrador 500,610 23,455 7,765 6,470 4,715 477,160
Prince Edward Island 134,205 1,730 1,225 385 30 132,475
Nova Scotia ! 903,090 24,175 15,240 7,680 325 878,920
New Brunswick 719,650 17,650 12,385 4,270 185 701,995
Quebec ! 7,435,905 108,425 65,085 27,980 10,950 7,327,475
Ontario ! 12,028,895 242,495 158,395 73,605 2,035 11,786,405
Manitoba ! 1,133,515 175,395 100,640 71,805 565 958,115
Saskatchewan ! 953,850 141,890 91,400 48,120 215 811,960
Alberta ! 3,256,355 188,365 97,275 85,495 1,610 3,067,990
British Columbia ! 4,074,385 196,075 129,580 59,445 795 3,878,310
Yukon Territory ! 30,190 7,580 6,280 800 255 22,615
Northwest Territories 41,060 20,635 12,640 3,580 4,160 20,420
Nunavut ! 29,325 24,915 100 130 24,635 4,405
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1. The total Aboriginal identity population includes the Aboriginal groups (North American Indian, Métis and Inuit), multiple Aboriginal responses and Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere.

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