NHS Aboriginal Population Profile, Canada, 2011Revised

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Characteristic Total Male Female
Age characteristics
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by age groupsNational Household Survey data footnote 1 1,400,685 682,190 718,500
0 to 4 years 136,100 68,925 67,175
5 to 9 years 125,835 64,305 61,530
10 to 14 years 130,170 67,520 62,650
15 to 19 years 139,060 71,835 67,230
15 years 28,910 15,010 13,900
16 years 29,040 15,080 13,955
17 years 27,905 14,325 13,585
18 years 27,495 14,295 13,195
19 years 25,710 13,125 12,585
20 to 24 years 115,455 57,520 57,935
25 to 29 years 98,240 46,440 51,800
30 to 34 years 89,110 41,210 47,900
35 to 39 years 87,750 41,340 46,410
40 to 44 years 92,045 42,305 49,745
45 to 49 years 96,695 44,795 51,900
50 to 54 years 88,585 42,295 46,285
55 to 59 years 67,555 31,550 36,005
60 to 64 years 51,410 24,640 26,770
65 to 69 years 34,975 16,495 18,480
70 to 74 years 23,345 10,825 12,520
75 to 79 years 13,315 5,790 7,525
80 to 84 years 6,965 2,835 4,130
85 years and over 4,090 1,570 2,520
Median age of the populationNational Household Survey data footnote 2 27.7 26.1 29.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 72.0 70.6 73.4
Marital status
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by marital statusNational Household Survey data footnote 3 1,008,580 481,440 527,140
Married or living with a common-law partner 477,010 227,635 249,375
Married (and not separated) 308,665 147,865 160,800
Living common law 168,340 79,770 88,570
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 531,575 253,805 277,765
Single (never legally married) 408,760 212,565 196,195
Separated 32,950 12,645 20,310
Divorced 56,530 21,130 35,395
Widowed 33,330 7,470 25,860
Family characteristics
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by census family status 1,400,685 682,190 718,495
Married spouses 303,245 145,475 157,770
Common-law partners 168,340 79,765 88,570
Lone parents 110,830 22,365 88,465
Children in census families 586,750 315,310 271,440
Sons and daughters of only one spouse/partner in a couple (stepchildren)National Household Survey data footnote 4 60,820 33,295 27,520
Sons and daughters of both spouses/partners in a couple, excluding stepchildren 289,850 155,370 134,470
Sons and daughters of lone parents 217,255 116,120 101,140
Grandchildren living with grandparent(s) with no parents present 18,825 10,520 8,305
Persons not in census familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 5 231,525 119,275 112,250
Foster children 18,515 9,890 8,625
Persons not in census families, not including foster children 213,010 109,385 103,625
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originNational Household Survey data footnote 6 32,852,325 16,163,110 16,689,210
North American Aboriginal origins 1,836,035 885,670 950,365
First Nations (North American Indian) 1,369,115 658,050 711,065
Inuit 72,615 35,895 36,720
Métis 447,655 217,405 230,250
Other North American origins 11,070,455 5,462,680 5,607,775
Acadian 115,900 56,440 59,460
American 372,570 179,460 193,110
Canadian 10,563,805 5,214,090 5,349,710
New Brunswicker 1,900 860 1,035
Newfoundlander 22,035 11,580 10,455
Nova Scotian 2,845 1,405 1,445
Ontarian 3,865 1,800 2,060
Québécois 193,885 97,450 96,435
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 7 4,050 2,005 2,040
European origins 20,157,965 9,913,145 10,244,820
British Isles origins 11,343,705 5,531,110 5,812,600
Channel Islander 3,325 1,735 1,585
Cornish 1,760 1,010 755
English 6,509,500 3,159,135 3,350,370
Irish 4,544,870 2,155,705 2,389,160
Manx 4,725 2,415 2,320
Scottish 4,714,970 2,284,200 2,430,775
Welsh 458,705 219,565 239,135
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 8 576,030 275,345 300,685
French origins 5,077,215 2,476,125 2,601,085
Alsatian 2,700 1,280 1,420
Breton 14,295 7,110 7,185
French 5,065,690 2,470,555 2,595,135
Western European origins (except French origins) 4,439,950 2,179,305 2,260,650
Austrian 197,990 97,350 100,645
Belgian 176,620 87,360 89,260
Dutch 1,067,245 526,105 541,140
Flemish 13,840 6,875 6,970
Frisian 5,055 2,720 2,335
German 3,203,330 1,568,295 1,635,030
Luxembourger 3,790 1,910 1,875
Swiss 146,830 72,895 73,940
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 9 2,740 1,380 1,355
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 1,164,425 562,395 602,035
Danish 203,080 98,545 104,530
Finnish 136,210 65,325 70,890
Icelandic 94,210 46,145 48,065
Norwegian 452,705 220,445 232,265
Swedish 341,845 160,565 181,280
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 10 43,065 21,655 21,415
Eastern European origins 3,142,770 1,532,520 1,610,250
Bulgarian 30,480 14,965 15,520
Byelorussian 15,560 7,240 8,320
Czech 94,800 46,650 48,150
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 40,035 18,980 21,060
Estonian 23,185 10,580 12,605
Hungarian 316,760 156,285 160,480
Latvian 27,350 13,310 14,040
Lithuanian 49,130 24,425 24,710
Moldovan 8,055 4,095 3,960
Polish 1,010,700 488,180 522,525
Romanian 204,625 99,560 105,075
Russian 550,515 264,370 286,150
Slovak 66,545 32,700 33,845
Ukrainian 1,251,170 610,895 640,275
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 11 11,335 5,670 5,660
Southern European origins 2,798,400 1,391,820 1,406,580
Albanian 28,270 14,525 13,750
Bosnian 22,915 11,605 11,310
Croatian 114,880 57,845 57,030
Cypriot 4,820 2,240 2,575
Greek 252,955 129,800 123,160
Italian 1,488,420 744,725 743,695
Kosovar 2,760 1,365 1,400
Macedonian 36,990 18,740 18,250
Maltese 38,785 19,555 19,225
Montenegrin 2,975 1,560 1,415
Portuguese 429,855 213,325 216,525
Serbian 80,320 40,665 39,655
Sicilian 5,975 3,135 2,845
Slovenian 37,170 18,395 18,775
Spanish 368,305 173,590 194,715
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 48,320 23,690 24,635
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 12 965 450 520
Other European origins 371,710 187,060 184,650
Basque 5,570 2,970 2,600
Jewish 309,650 154,375 155,275
Roma (Gypsy) 5,255 2,495 2,760
Slavic, n.o.s. 4,660 2,445 2,215
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 13 48,760 25,990 22,770
Caribbean origins 627,590 291,640 335,950
Antiguan 3,635 1,930 1,705
Bahamian 2,505 1,395 1,115
Barbadian 34,340 15,660 18,680
Bermudan 2,760 1,290 1,470
Carib 3,295 1,365 1,930
Cuban 21,440 10,495 10,945
Dominican 16,720 8,060 8,660
Grenadian 14,885 6,605 8,280
Haitian 137,995 63,920 74,080
Jamaican 256,910 119,275 137,635
Kittitian/Nevisian 2,220 920 1,300
Martinican 1,415 765 655
Montserratan 825 440 380
Puerto Rican 2,340 1,170 1,175
St. Lucian 6,645 2,705 3,945
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 68,225 32,665 35,565
Vincentian/Grenadinian 14,180 6,135 8,040
West Indian, n.o.s. 56,650 25,820 30,835
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 14 21,955 10,025 11,930
Latin, Central and South American origins 544,380 264,635 279,740
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 16,685 7,875 8,810
Argentinian 16,905 8,375 8,535
Belizean 1,130 530 600
Bolivian 3,780 1,795 1,985
Brazilian 25,395 12,520 12,875
Chilean 38,135 18,835 19,300
Colombian 76,580 37,055 39,525
Costa Rican 5,340 2,555 2,780
Ecuadorian 20,120 9,640 10,475
Guatemalan 20,765 10,550 10,215
Guyanese 75,345 35,065 40,280
Hispanic 6,500 3,025 3,470
Honduran 8,725 4,210 4,510
Maya 4,690 2,425 2,270
Mexican 96,060 47,900 48,155
Nicaraguan 11,450 5,575 5,875
Panamanian 3,655 1,675 1,975
Paraguayan 3,430 1,780 1,650
Peruvian 34,385 15,855 18,530
Salvadorean 63,970 32,165 31,805
Uruguayan 5,500 2,765 2,735
Venezuelan 18,165 8,520 9,640
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 15 19,985 9,950 10,035
African origins 766,735 387,360 379,380
Central and West African origins 142,780 73,680 69,100
Akan 1,065 600 470
Angolan 1,925 950 975
Ashanti 985 505 475
Beninese 2,660 1,460 1,205
Burkinabe 1,380 705 670
Cameroonian 10,555 5,530 5,025
Chadian 1,070 560 510
Congolese 24,970 11,970 12,995
Gabonese 1,100 555 545
Gambian 600 335 260
Ghanaian 29,355 14,965 14,385
Guinean 4,830 2,455 2,380
Ibo 2,795 1,475 1,320
Ivorian 5,200 2,865 2,335
Liberian 1,695 940 750
Malian 2,530 1,205 1,325
Nigerian 31,730 16,655 15,075
Peulh 1,375 715 655
Senegalese 6,335 3,345 2,985
Sierra Leonean 1,815 940 875
Togolese 3,115 1,775 1,340
Yoruba 5,340 2,875 2,465
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 16 11,395 5,955 5,435
North African origins 252,055 132,635 119,415
Algerian 49,115 25,700 23,410
Berber 25,880 14,270 11,615
Coptic 3,565 1,790 1,775
Dinka 710 450 265
Egyptian 73,250 38,210 35,040
Libyan 5,515 2,965 2,550
Maure 1,035 605 430
Moroccan 71,915 36,640 35,270
Sudanese 16,595 8,785 7,810
Tunisian 15,125 8,755 6,370
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 17 2,875 1,635 1,240
Southern and East African origins 187,140 91,065 96,080
Afrikaner 1,945 970 975
Amhara 1,305 720 590
Bantu, n.o.s. 1,825 945 880
Burundian 7,395 3,750 3,640
Eritrean 13,435 6,535 6,895
Ethiopian 30,805 15,140 15,670
Harari 675 260 415
Kenyan 8,060 3,820 4,235
Malagasy 2,930 1,465 1,460
Mauritian 6,695 3,015 3,680
Oromo 1,830 995 830
Rwandan 8,100 3,790 4,310
Seychellois 1,035 495 535
Somali 45,000 21,330 23,660
South African 34,000 16,875 17,130
Tanzanian 4,065 1,980 2,085
Tigrian 1,005 545 455
Ugandan 4,540 2,205 2,335
Zambian 1,420 695 725
Zimbabwean 6,430 3,130 3,300
Zulu 840 470 365
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 18 14,510 7,195 7,315
Other African origins 199,905 97,980 101,925
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 19 25,150 11,595 13,555
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 20 177,195 87,605 89,585
Asian origins 5,011,225 2,435,540 2,575,680
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 778,465 402,825 375,645
Afghan 62,815 31,640 31,180
Arab, n.o.s. 94,640 52,240 42,405
Armenian 55,740 28,040 27,705
Assyrian 10,815 5,630 5,180
Azerbaijani 4,580 2,450 2,130
Georgian 3,155 1,530 1,625
Iranian 163,290 83,495 79,795
Iraqi 49,680 25,245 24,435
Israeli 15,015 7,330 7,680
Jordanian 9,425 5,050 4,375
Kazakh 2,265 1,095 1,175
Kurd 11,680 6,300 5,385
Kuwaiti 2,240 1,090 1,155
Lebanese 190,270 97,840 92,435
Palestinian 31,250 16,525 14,715
Pashtun 3,315 1,715 1,595
Saudi Arabian 7,955 4,680 3,275
Syrian 40,840 20,575 20,260
Tajik 2,395 1,150 1,245
Tatar 2,850 1,365 1,480
Turk 55,430 28,675 26,750
Uighur 1,160 540 615
Uzbek 2,725 1,305 1,420
Yemeni 3,945 2,080 1,865
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 21 16,535 9,100 7,445
South Asian origins 1,615,920 812,985 802,940
Bangladeshi 34,205 17,535 16,670
Bengali 17,960 9,220 8,740
East Indian 1,165,145 584,245 580,900
Goan 5,125 2,435 2,690
Gujarati 5,890 2,890 3,005
Kashmiri 2,125 1,105 1,020
Nepali 9,785 5,020 4,765
Pakistani 155,305 80,435 74,870
Punjabi 76,150 39,045 37,105
Sinhalese 7,220 3,635 3,585
Sri Lankan 139,415 69,620 69,795
Tamil 48,965 24,915 24,050
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 22 53,390 26,925 26,465
East and Southeast Asian origins 2,650,000 1,236,405 1,413,600
Burmese 7,845 3,770 4,080
Cambodian (Khmer) 34,340 16,990 17,340
Chinese 1,487,580 708,980 778,600
Filipino 662,605 289,050 373,550
Hmong 830 430 400
Indonesian 18,125 8,655 9,470
Japanese 109,740 49,155 60,590
Korean 168,890 80,530 88,360
Laotian 22,090 11,070 11,020
Malaysian 14,165 6,485 7,680
Mongolian 5,350 2,605 2,750
Singaporean 2,045 1,000 1,050
Taiwanese 30,335 14,310 16,020
Thai 15,080 6,145 8,930
Tibetan 5,820 2,910 2,905
Vietnamese 220,420 107,015 113,410
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 23 9,045 4,405 4,635
Other Asian origins 20,115 10,140 9,980
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 24 20,115 10,140 9,975
Oceania origins 74,870 37,485 37,390
Australian 36,350 18,455 17,895
New Zealander 13,890 7,000 6,895
Pacific Islands origins 25,745 12,570 13,175
Fijian 17,815 8,730 9,085
Hawaiian 3,140 1,470 1,670
Maori 2,015 915 1,100
Polynesian, n.o.s. 865 445 415
Samoan 820 515 305
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 25 1,550 700 850
Religion
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by religionNational Household Survey data footnote 26 1,400,685 682,190 718,495
Buddhist 1,645 675 970
Christian 889,315 424,895 464,420
Anglican 133,770 64,345 69,425
Baptist 17,430 8,255 9,175
Catholic 505,845 245,555 260,285
Christian Orthodox 1,460 675 790
Lutheran 10,095 4,635 5,455
Pentecostal 36,360 16,810 19,555
Presbyterian 6,660 3,000 3,660
United Church 59,650 27,115 32,530
Other Christian 118,055 54,515 63,540
Hindu 365 170 195
Jewish 945 395 550
Muslim 1,070 490 575
Sikh 295 125 170
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 63,065 30,805 32,260
Other religions 6,410 2,775 3,640
No religious affiliation 437,570 221,860 215,710
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 32,852,320 16,163,110 16,689,210
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 27 1,400,685 682,185 718,495
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 28 851,560 411,785 439,775
Métis single identity 451,790 223,330 228,460
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 59,440 29,490 29,950
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 29 11,420 5,525 5,890
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 30 26,475 12,055 14,420
Non-Aboriginal identity 31,451,640 15,480,925 15,970,715
Total First Nations population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 31 851,560 411,785 439,775
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 32 637,665 308,455 329,205
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 213,900 103,335 110,570
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 33 32,852,320 16,163,115 16,689,210
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 34 1,836,035 885,670 950,365
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 28 1,369,115 658,055 711,065
Métis ancestry 447,655 217,405 230,255
Inuit ancestry 72,615 35,895 36,720
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 35 31,016,285 15,277,440 15,738,845
Non-official languages spoken
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 36 260,220 125,390 134,830
Aboriginal languages 240,815 116,995 123,825
Algonquin 2,350 1,105 1,250
Atikamekw 5,980 3,120 2,860
Blackfoot 4,365 2,125 2,235
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 37 95,165 46,200 48,965
Mi'kmaq 8,850 4,255 4,595
Innu/Montagnais 11,380 5,505 5,870
Ojibway 24,770 11,720 13,045
Oji-Cree 10,160 4,965 5,195
Carrier 1,980 960 1,020
Dene 12,845 6,350 6,495
Tlicho (Dogrib) 2,365 1,145 1,215
Slavey, n.o.s. 1,790 895 895
Stoney 3,475 1,685 1,795
Inuktitut 36,235 18,015 18,225
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 38 22,365 10,435 11,925
Non-Aboriginal languages 20,305 8,800 11,500
Knowledge of official languages
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by knowledge of official languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 39 1,400,690 682,190 718,495
English only 1,176,905 576,100 600,800
French only 66,085 31,730 34,355
English and French 147,050 69,030 78,020
Neither English nor French 10,650 5,330 5,325
Selected language characteristics
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by selected language characteristics 1,400,685 682,190 718,495
% of the Aboriginal identity population with an Aboriginal language as mother tongue 14.5 14.4 14.5
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 8.5 8.8 8.1
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of an Aboriginal language 17.2 17.1 17.2
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population in private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 40 1,373,550 668,690 704,860
Non-movers 1,149,810 563,825 585,980
Movers 223,740 104,860 118,880
Non-migrants 141,575 65,960 75,610
Migrants 82,165 38,900 43,270
Internal migrants 80,395 38,140 42,260
Intraprovincial migrants 65,870 31,235 34,635
Interprovincial migrants 14,525 6,905 7,625
External migrants 1,775 760 1,010
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population in private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 41 1,264,585 613,265 651,320
Non-movers 716,780 354,535 362,250
Movers 547,805 258,735 289,075
Non-migrants 328,660 154,930 173,730
Migrants 219,150 103,805 115,345
Internal migrants 214,885 101,865 113,020
Intraprovincial migrants 167,780 79,140 88,640
Interprovincial migrants 47,105 22,725 24,380
External migrants 4,265 1,940 2,320
Education
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 1,008,585 481,440 527,140
No certificate, diploma or degree 382,940 195,380 187,560
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 241,260 112,585 128,680
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 384,380 173,475 210,905
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 118,820 77,610 41,210
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 162,270 59,510 102,760
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 28,215 9,890 18,330
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 75,070 26,470 48,605
Bachelor's degree 53,575 18,350 35,225
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 21,495 8,115 13,375
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 years in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 254,515 129,350 125,165
No certificate, diploma or degree 144,175 75,980 68,195
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 77,055 37,595 39,465
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 33,285 15,775 17,505
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 11,565 7,530 4,035
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 14,710 6,000 8,710
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 2,260 765 1,495
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 4,755 1,485 3,265
Bachelor's degree 4,125 1,295 2,835
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 625 195 435
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 64 years in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 671,380 314,565 356,810
No certificate, diploma or degree 193,780 100,080 93,710
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 152,840 70,550 82,295
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 324,755 143,945 180,810
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 96,460 62,815 33,645
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 138,595 50,000 88,600
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 23,605 8,255 15,350
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 66,095 22,875 43,220
Bachelor's degree 47,030 15,965 31,065
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 19,070 6,910 12,155
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 years in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 187,350 87,650 99,700
No certificate, diploma or degree 52,595 27,360 25,240
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 50,290 24,650 25,635
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 84,465 35,640 48,820
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 22,285 14,645 7,645
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36,690 12,745 23,945
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 5,255 1,710 3,535
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 20,235 6,545 13,695
Bachelor's degree 15,185 4,900 10,285
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 5,050 1,640 3,415
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 years in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 484,025 226,920 257,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 141,185 72,720 68,470
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 102,550 45,895 56,655
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 240,290 108,300 131,985
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 74,170 48,170 26,000
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 101,910 37,255 64,655
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 18,350 6,540 11,810
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 45,855 16,335 29,520
Bachelor's degree 31,840 11,065 20,780
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 14,015 5,275 8,740
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 48 1,008,580 481,440 527,140
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 49 624,205 307,960 316,240
Education 27,080 6,080 21,005
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10,910 5,145 5,760
Humanities 13,765 5,210 8,560
Social and behavioural sciences and law 37,300 9,240 28,060
Business, management and public administration 77,570 17,640 59,930
Physical and life sciences and technologies 5,785 2,700 3,075
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 10,690 5,595 5,095
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 88,455 81,120 7,345
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10,515 7,380 3,135
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 50 58,250 8,880 49,365
Personal, protective and transportation services 43,910 24,455 19,455
Other fields of studyNational Household Survey data footnote 51 135 20 115
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by location of study compared with province or territory of residenceNational Household Survey data footnote 52 1,008,580 481,440 527,140
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 624,200 307,965 316,240
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 384,380 173,480 210,900
Location of study inside Canada 377,645 170,265 207,380
Same as province or territory of residence 329,370 147,140 182,230
Another province or territory 48,275 23,125 25,150
Location of study outside Canada 6,735 3,210 3,520
Language used most often at work
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 53 663,755 331,325 332,430
Single responses 654,220 327,035 327,190
English 578,310 289,390 288,920
French 52,000 25,605 26,395
Non-official languages 23,915 12,030 11,880
Chinese, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0
Spanish 35 10 0
Korean 0 0 0
German 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 54 7,900 4,100 3,805
Portuguese 0 0 0
Inuktitut 7,225 3,510 3,715
Other languages 8,725 4,395 4,330
Multiple responses 9,530 4,295 5,235
English and French 6,610 3,135 3,470
English and non-official language 2,630 1,035 1,595
French and non-official language 135 70 65
English, French and non-official language 150 50 100
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 55 663,755 331,330 332,425
English 578,310 289,390 288,915
French 52,000 25,605 26,395
Non-official language 23,910 12,030 11,880
Aboriginal 23,705 11,955 11,750
Non-Aboriginal 210 80 125
English and French 6,610 3,140 3,475
English and non-official language 2,635 1,035 1,595
French and non-official language 140 70 70
English, French and non-official language 150 50 100
Labour force status
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 56 1,008,580 481,440 527,145
In the labour force 618,085 311,665 306,415
Employed 525,100 259,435 265,670
Unemployed 92,985 52,235 40,745
Not in the labour force 390,495 169,770 220,725
Participation rate 61.3 64.7 58.1
Employment rate 52.1 53.9 50.4
Unemployment rate 15.0 16.8 13.3
Class of worker
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over having an Aboriginal identity in private households by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 57 618,085 311,670 306,415
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 58 29,945 15,560 14,385
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 59 588,140 296,110 292,030
Employee 549,475 272,660 276,815
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 60 38,665 23,450 15,210
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over having an Aboriginal identity in private households by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 61 618,085 311,665 306,415
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 62 29,950 15,560 14,390
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 59 588,140 296,110 292,030
0 Management occupations 44,415 24,005 20,410
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 83,020 19,035 63,985
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 22,165 16,555 5,610
3 Health occupations 29,180 4,170 25,010
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 83,895 23,595 60,305
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 12,270 5,780 6,495
6 Sales and service occupations 151,605 59,030 92,575
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 113,610 105,460 8,150
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 24,840 21,455 3,380
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 23,145 17,025 6,115
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over having an Aboriginal identity in private households by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 63 618,085 311,670 306,415
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 62 29,950 15,560 14,385
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 59 588,140 296,110 292,030
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 16,070 12,550 3,525
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 17,165 14,135 3,030
22 Utilities 6,120 4,770 1,350
23 Construction 53,015 47,645 5,370
31-33 Manufacturing 35,295 26,505 8,790
41 Wholesale trade 15,410 10,460 4,945
44-45 Retail trade 65,740 27,390 38,345
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 26,620 19,010 7,610
51 Information and cultural industries 8,875 4,595 4,275
52 Finance and insurance 11,705 2,905 8,795
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 8,140 4,305 3,835
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 19,040 9,425 9,615
55 Management of companies and enterprises 475 240 235
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 25,140 14,030 11,115
61 Educational services 40,175 10,920 29,255
62 Health care and social assistance 72,040 11,225 60,815
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 14,340 7,715 6,625
72 Accommodation and food services 44,520 15,610 28,915
81 Other services (except public administration) 24,780 11,435 13,340
91 Public administration 83,490 41,240 42,250
Work activity
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over having an Aboriginal identity in private households by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 64 618,085 311,665 306,415
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 65 56,570 28,290 28,285
Worked in 2010 561,515 283,380 278,135
1 to 13 weeks 44,660 22,500 22,160
14 to 26 weeks 65,835 35,495 30,335
27 to 39 weeks 44,075 24,125 19,955
40 to 48 weeks 78,090 38,465 39,625
49 to 52 weeks 328,855 162,795 166,060
Average weeks worked in 2010 42.0 41.7 42.4
Full-time or part-time weeks worked
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over having an Aboriginal identity in private households by full-time or part-time weeks worked in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 66 618,085 311,670 306,420
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 65 56,570 28,290 28,285
Worked in 2010 561,520 283,380 278,135
Worked full-time in 2010 445,075 240,140 204,935
Worked part-time in 2010 116,445 43,240 73,200
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over having an Aboriginal identity in private households by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 67 525,100 259,435 265,665
Worked at home 23,130 10,350 12,785
Worked outside Canada 890 675 215
No fixed workplace address 82,330 62,600 19,725
Worked at usual place 418,750 185,805 232,945
Mode of transportation
Total employed population aged 15 years and over having an Aboriginal identity in private households with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportationNational Household Survey data footnote 68 501,075 248,405 252,670
Car, truck or van - as a driver 343,495 173,555 169,940
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 46,535 23,485 23,050
Public transit 40,225 17,450 22,780
Walked 51,615 21,750 29,870
Bicycle 6,480 4,515 1,965
Other methods 12,720 7,650 5,070
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of private dwellings occupied by an Aboriginal household by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 69 626,380 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 517,430 ... ...
Major repairs needed 108,955 ... ...
Total number of private dwellings occupied by an Aboriginal household by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 70 626,380 ... ...
1960 or before 142,975 ... ...
1961 to 1980 203,660 ... ...
1981 to 1990 107,280 ... ...
1991 to 2000 85,655 ... ...
2001 to 2005 40,825 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 71 45,985 ... ...
Total number of private dwellings occupied by an Aboriginal household by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 72 626,385 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 161,445 ... ...
5 rooms 120,690 ... ...
6 rooms 104,435 ... ...
7 rooms 79,475 ... ...
8 or more rooms 160,330 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6.1 ... ...
Total number of private dwellings occupied by an Aboriginal household by number of bedroomsNational Household Survey data footnote 73 626,380 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 76,205 ... ...
2 bedrooms 161,900 ... ...
3 bedrooms 234,565 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 153,710 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private Aboriginal households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 74 626,380 ... ...
Owner 337,980 ... ...
Renter 233,670 ... ...
Band housing 54,730 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 75 626,385 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 41,675 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 584,710 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 76 626,385 ... ...
1 household maintainer 378,355 ... ...
2 household maintainers 233,675 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 14,345 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 77 626,380 ... ...
Under 25 years 38,465 ... ...
25 to 34 years 118,465 ... ...
35 to 44 years 138,045 ... ...
45 to 54 years 153,395 ... ...
55 to 64 years 103,130 ... ...
65 to 74 years 51,725 ... ...
75 years and over 23,155 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 78 626,385 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 600,785 ... ...
More than one person per room 25,600 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 79 626,385 ... ...
Suitable 560,370 ... ...
Not suitable 66,010 ... ...
Shelter costs
Total number of owner and tenant Aboriginal households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratioNational Household Survey data footnote 80 528,585 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 382,050 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 146,535 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 120,995 ... ...
Total number of owner Aboriginal households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellingsNational Household Survey data footnote 81 304,825 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 82 68.1 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 83 18.1 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 84 1,066 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 84 1,150 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 85 239,775 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 85 275,722 ... ...
Total number of tenant Aboriginal households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellingsNational Household Survey data footnote 81 224,355 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 86 24.4 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 87 40.8 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 88 781 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 88 825 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total income in 2010 of the total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,008,580 481,440 527,140
Without income 84,630 41,920 42,710
With income 923,950 439,520 484,430
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 90 147,960 80,495 67,470
$5,000 to $9,999 96,025 37,770 58,250
$10,000 to $14,999 109,400 44,400 65,005
$15,000 to $19,999 97,545 38,815 58,730
$20,000 to $29,999 129,390 54,145 75,245
$30,000 to $39,999 101,490 45,630 55,860
$40,000 to $49,999 73,635 35,640 38,000
$50,000 to $59,999 50,130 27,370 22,760
$60,000 to $79,999 61,555 36,285 25,270
$80,000 to $99,999 30,890 19,615 11,275
$100,000 and over 25,930 19,365 6,570
$100,000 to $124,999 14,370 10,385 3,985
$125,000 and over 11,565 8,975 2,590
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 91 20,701 22,924 19,289
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 91 29,780 33,570 26,341
After-tax income in 2010 of the total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 92 1,008,580 481,440 527,145
Without after-tax income 84,730 41,920 42,805
With after-tax income 923,850 439,515 484,335
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 90 148,730 80,630 68,105
$5,000 to $9,999 96,590 38,085 58,500
$10,000 to $14,999 111,665 45,575 66,085
$15,000 to $19,999 103,960 41,935 62,025
$20,000 to $29,999 145,965 62,500 83,465
$30,000 to $39,999 113,755 52,765 60,990
$40,000 to $49,999 76,910 40,185 36,725
$50,000 to $59,999 49,545 28,130 21,415
$60,000 to $79,999 50,235 30,580 19,655
$80,000 to $99,999 16,020 11,080 4,945
$100,000 and over 10,475 8,045 2,430
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 93 20,060 21,936 18,856
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 93 26,258 28,871 23,887
Composition of total income in 2010 of the total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households %National Household Survey data footnote 94 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 95 81.5 87.0 75.1
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 96 75.3 80.4 69.5
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 97 73.0 77.7 67.6
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 98 2.3 2.7 1.8
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 99 1.6 1.8 1.5
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 100 3.1 3.7 2.5
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 101 1.4 1.1 1.6
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 102 18.5 13.0 24.9
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 103 2.5 2.3 2.6
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 104 2.7 2.1 3.4
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 105 2.8 2.9 2.7
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 106 4.5 0.6 9.0
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 107 6.1 5.2 7.2
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 108 11.8 14.0 9.3
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 109 88.2 86.0 90.7
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 110 0.5 0.4 0.6
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 111 281,670 146,105 135,560
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 41,603 46,863 37,633
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 48,534 54,066 42,572
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 112 1,400,685 682,190 718,495
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 947,980 452,700 495,280
In bottom decile 317,220 149,740 167,485
In second decile 214,365 100,890 113,470
In third decile 162,800 77,805 84,995
In fourth decile 135,440 65,915 69,525
In fifth decile 118,155 58,350 59,810
In top half of the Canadian distribution 452,705 229,485 223,220
In sixth decile 105,910 53,520 52,395
In seventh decile 101,320 50,735 50,580
In eighth decile 93,410 47,075 46,335
In ninth decile 85,825 43,850 41,975
In top decile 66,240 34,305 31,930
Income of households in 2010
Total income in 2010 of private Aboriginal householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 113 626,385 ... ...
Under $5,000 23,515 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 20,930 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 31,570 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 38,635 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 63,690 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 63,035 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 58,245 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 49,670 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 83,220 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 63,280 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 52,450 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 32,805 ... ...
$150,000 and over 45,335 ... ...
After-tax income in 2010 of private Aboriginal householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 114 626,385 ... ...
Under $5,000 23,715 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 21,020 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 31,855 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 39,785 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 68,600 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 71,495 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 66,695 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 57,500 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 94,600 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 61,360 ... ...
$100,000 and over 89,750 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 45,875 ... ...
$125,000 and over 43,875 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private Aboriginal householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 626,385 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 52,581 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 66,513 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 48,335 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 57,754 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 116 114,040 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 20,643 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 30,240 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 20,133 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 26,403 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 116 512,350 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 61,636 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 74,586 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 56,166 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 64,732 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total Aboriginal identity population in off-reserve private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 117 1,019,960 490,460 529,505
Less than 18 years 330,115 169,160 160,955
Less than 6 years 108,235 54,500 53,740
18 to 64 years 627,575 293,300 334,275
65 years and over 62,275 27,995 34,280
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 257,545 115,465 142,085
Less than 18 years 101,165 51,485 49,680
Less than 6 years 37,890 19,155 18,735
18 to 64 years 142,700 58,835 83,865
65 years and over 13,690 5,155 8,535
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 25.3 23.5 26.8
Less than 18 years (%) 30.6 30.4 30.9
Less than 6 years (%) 35.0 35.1 34.9
18 to 64 years (%) 22.7 20.1 25.1
65 years and over (%) 22.0 18.4 24.9

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Canada (Code 01) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Aboriginal Population Profile. 2011 National Household Survey. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-011-X2011007. Ottawa. Released November 13, 2013.
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Census data, Canada. The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 33,476,688  ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 31,612,897  ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 5.9 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 14,569,633 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 13,320,614 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 3.7 ... ...
Land area (square km) 8,965,121.42 ... ...

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Footnote 1

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Canada (Code 01) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Aboriginal Population Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-011-X2011007. Ottawa. Released November 13, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/aprof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 23, 2017).

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