NHS Aboriginal Population Profile, British Columbia, 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 1 232,290 113,075 119,215
0 to 4 years 19,835 10,195 9,640
5 to 9 years 19,420 10,045 9,375
10 to 14 years 21,425 11,070 10,355
15 to 19 years 23,230 12,105 11,125
15 years 4,775 2,570 2,210
16 years 4,645 2,280 2,365
17 years 4,855 2,395 2,460
18 years 4,500 2,495 2,010
19 years 4,455 2,370 2,085
20 to 24 years 19,445 9,970 9,475
25 to 29 years 16,155 7,670 8,485
30 to 34 years 14,270 6,860 7,415
35 to 39 years 14,515 6,615 7,905
40 to 44 years 15,395 6,830 8,565
45 to 49 years 16,555 7,600 8,955
50 to 54 years 15,835 7,560 8,275
55 to 59 years 12,700 6,020 6,680
60 to 64 years 9,080 4,275 4,805
65 to 69 years 6,080 2,660 3,420
70 to 74 years 4,015 1,780 2,235
75 to 79 years 2,235 955 1,275
80 to 84 years 1,400 635 765
85 years and over 690 230 465
Median age of the populationNational Household Survey data footnote 2 28.9 26.9 30.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 73.9 72.3 75.4
Marital status
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by marital statusNational Household Survey data footnote 3 171,610 81,770 89,840
Married or living with a common-law partner 77,930 36,560 41,370
Married (and not separated) 49,375 23,110 26,265
Living common law 28,560 13,455 15,100
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 93,680 45,210 48,470
Single (never legally married) 71,080 37,610 33,465
Separated 6,520 2,480 4,040
Divorced 10,660 3,930 6,725
Widowed 5,425 1,185 4,235
Family characteristics
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by census family status 232,290 113,080 119,210
Married spouses 48,375 22,685 25,695
Common-law partners 28,560 13,455 15,105
Lone parents 17,470 3,490 13,985
Children in census families 92,945 50,250 42,690
Sons and daughters of only one spouse/partner in a couple (stepchildren)National Household Survey data footnote 4 10,995 6,350 4,650
Sons and daughters of both spouses/partners in a couple, excluding stepchildren 44,075 23,475 20,600
Sons and daughters of lone parents 34,840 18,770 16,070
Grandchildren living with grandparent(s) with no parents present 3,035 1,655 1,380
Persons not in census familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 5 44,940 23,205 21,740
Foster children 3,335 1,840 1,490
Persons not in census families, not including foster children 41,610 21,365 20,245
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originNational Household Survey data footnote 6 4,324,460 2,125,625 2,198,830
North American Aboriginal origins 267,090 128,880 138,205
First Nations (North American Indian) 202,530 97,810 104,720
Inuit 2,570 1,235 1,335
Métis 70,195 33,525 36,670
Other North American origins 884,485 440,920 443,570
Acadian 3,555 1,915 1,645
American 77,955 37,820 40,135
Canadian 826,340 412,210 414,130
New Brunswicker 25 0 20
Newfoundlander 1,505 890 615
Nova Scotian 175 95 80
Ontarian 105 45 60
Québécois 1,535 740 795
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 7 680 330 350
European origins 2,812,935 1,387,940 1,424,995
British Isles origins 1,905,685 936,935 968,745
Channel Islander 335 150 185
Cornish 605 340 265
English 1,199,955 585,225 614,735
Irish 643,470 304,795 338,675
Manx 1,460 695 765
Scottish 833,290 404,610 428,680
Welsh 107,780 50,860 56,920
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 8 107,925 52,005 55,920
French origins 369,420 176,170 193,250
Alsatian 235 80 160
Breton 175 40 135
French 369,100 176,090 193,015
Western European origins (except French origins) 797,120 390,605 406,515
Austrian 45,675 22,235 23,435
Belgian 19,055 9,425 9,630
Dutch 204,695 101,510 103,185
Flemish 2,245 1,110 1,130
Frisian 1,025 535 490
German 567,670 277,540 290,125
Luxembourger 710 340 375
Swiss 29,710 14,435 15,270
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 9 435 185 250
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 333,085 160,745 172,335
Danish 57,765 28,380 29,390
Finnish 31,610 15,480 16,130
Icelandic 22,600 10,895 11,705
Norwegian 134,425 65,250 69,175
Swedish 106,085 49,750 56,335
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 10 12,080 6,195 5,885
Eastern European origins 515,665 249,940 265,730
Bulgarian 3,200 1,620 1,580
Byelorussian 2,130 1,070 1,060
Czech 19,570 9,875 9,690
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 7,855 3,835 4,020
Estonian 3,860 1,690 2,160
Hungarian 51,030 25,215 25,815
Latvian 4,115 2,175 1,940
Lithuanian 5,735 2,665 3,065
Moldovan 735 415 320
Polish 133,505 64,220 69,290
Romanian 28,335 13,900 14,430
Russian 120,840 57,955 62,885
Slovak 9,950 4,740 5,205
Ukrainian 203,580 97,300 106,285
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 11 2,050 1,030 1,025
Southern European origins 303,165 150,005 153,165
Albanian 1,375 725 655
Bosnian 2,765 1,410 1,355
Croatian 19,860 10,095 9,760
Cypriot 290 165 130
Greek 20,075 10,320 9,755
Italian 150,660 75,675 74,985
Kosovar 320 175 140
Macedonian 940 435 505
Maltese 2,335 1,185 1,155
Montenegrin 380 185 200
Portuguese 36,545 18,175 18,375
Serbian 10,155 5,190 4,965
Sicilian 740 465 275
Slovenian 4,950 2,475 2,475
Spanish 60,175 27,120 33,055
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 9,020 4,630 4,390
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 12 245 85 160
Other European origins 45,600 23,495 22,110
Basque 710 400 310
Jewish 31,865 16,080 15,780
Roma (Gypsy) 1,030 460 570
Slavic, n.o.s. 940 490 455
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 13 11,375 6,235 5,140
Caribbean origins 20,035 10,220 9,810
Antiguan 175 100 70
Bahamian 270 135 135
Barbadian 1,395 680 715
Bermudan 255 105 150
Carib 205 120 80
Cuban 1,240 690 550
Dominican 475 190 280
Grenadian 240 115 125
Haitian 730 385 350
Jamaican 7,980 3,975 4,005
Kittitian/Nevisian 45 10 30
Martinican 40 0 0
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 490 260 230
St. Lucian 135 90 45
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 3,720 1,920 1,805
Vincentian/Grenadinian 325 205 115
West Indian, n.o.s. 1,835 900 935
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 14 1,270 680 590
Latin, Central and South American origins 52,725 25,605 27,120
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 1,900 835 1,060
Argentinian 1,360 595 770
Belizean 180 95 85
Bolivian 270 125 150
Brazilian 2,935 1,480 1,455
Chilean 4,875 2,275 2,605
Colombian 4,325 2,090 2,240
Costa Rican 640 240 400
Ecuadorian 710 330 375
Guatemalan 2,150 1,075 1,075
Guyanese 1,360 695 665
Hispanic 1,275 675 595
Honduran 1,135 510 620
Maya 715 395 320
Mexican 15,955 7,890 8,065
Nicaraguan 1,210 615 600
Panamanian 320 130 190
Paraguayan 740 435 295
Peruvian 3,025 1,310 1,710
Salvadorean 7,565 3,835 3,730
Uruguayan 300 160 135
Venezuelan 1,045 515 535
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 15 2,175 1,060 1,115
African origins 47,185 23,570 23,610
Central and West African origins 4,910 2,640 2,275
Akan 60 25 40
Angolan 0 0 0
Ashanti 60 30 35
Beninese 15 0 0
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 135 75 55
Chadian 0 0 0
Congolese 680 305 365
Gabonese 25 0 0
Gambian 25 15 0
Ghanaian 1,100 550 550
Guinean 65 25 40
Ibo 175 70 105
Ivorian 15 0 15
Liberian 295 145 150
Malian 60 40 20
Nigerian 1,695 955 745
Peulh 0 0 0
Senegalese 70 45 30
Sierra Leonean 60 35 25
Togolese 110 90 25
Yoruba 285 195 95
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 16 365 200 160
North African origins 7,115 3,795 3,320
Algerian 700 390 310
Berber 185 125 60
Coptic 85 30 55
Dinka 35 30 0
Egyptian 3,150 1,655 1,490
Libyan 420 225 190
Maure 65 25 40
Moroccan 1,360 720 640
Sudanese 910 480 430
Tunisian 325 160 160
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 17 145 90 55
Southern and East African origins 19,810 9,575 10,235
Afrikaner 635 305 330
Amhara 135 80 50
Bantu, n.o.s. 75 50 25
Burundian 155 90 70
Eritrean 1,110 555 555
Ethiopian 1,820 930 885
Harari 0 0 0
Kenyan 1,025 455 575
Malagasy 30 15 0
Mauritian 555 260 295
Oromo 105 50 55
Rwandan 210 110 105
Seychellois 30 20 10
Somali 1,235 610 620
South African 10,335 4,915 5,420
Tanzanian 510 220 290
Tigrian 85 65 20
Ugandan 575 280 290
Zambian 170 95 80
Zimbabwean 650 365 285
Zulu 85 30 50
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 18 1,245 610 630
Other African origins 16,195 8,055 8,145
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 19 1,790 945 840
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 20 14,505 7,160 7,340
Asian origins 1,122,445 535,825 586,620
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 77,140 39,550 37,590
Afghan 5,315 2,665 2,650
Arab, n.o.s. 5,565 3,180 2,380
Armenian 3,335 1,465 1,870
Assyrian 450 235 210
Azerbaijani 770 400 375
Georgian 500 280 215
Iranian 39,285 19,760 19,525
Iraqi 3,145 1,680 1,465
Israeli 1,190 580 610
Jordanian 520 295 225
Kazakh 265 105 165
Kurd 1,435 815 620
Kuwaiti 160 105 55
Lebanese 6,435 3,205 3,230
Palestinian 1,630 935 695
Pashtun 335 160 175
Saudi Arabian 1,490 895 590
Syrian 1,785 960 825
Tajik 410 210 195
Tatar 320 160 160
Turk 5,495 2,965 2,535
Uighur 120 50 65
Uzbek 275 125 145
Yemeni 205 125 75
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 21 1,575 800 770
South Asian origins 311,260 156,025 155,240
Bangladeshi 1,210 640 565
Bengali 615 335 285
East Indian 274,060 137,095 136,970
Goan 270 150 120
Gujarati 560 245 315
Kashmiri 65 30 40
Nepali 1,255 570 685
Pakistani 9,775 5,180 4,590
Punjabi 24,240 12,115 12,125
Sinhalese 595 310 285
Sri Lankan 5,210 2,685 2,520
Tamil 1,260 645 615
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 22 4,460 2,275 2,185
East and Southeast Asian origins 739,410 342,840 396,575
Burmese 2,165 1,025 1,140
Cambodian (Khmer) 2,385 1,195 1,190
Chinese 464,805 220,435 244,365
Filipino 135,995 58,505 77,490
Hmong 200 115 80
Indonesian 5,545 2,685 2,855
Japanese 45,900 19,990 25,910
Korean 55,450 26,150 29,295
Laotian 2,010 970 1,040
Malaysian 4,350 1,980 2,375
Mongolian 1,345 605 740
Singaporean 935 455 475
Taiwanese 17,210 8,235 8,970
Thai 3,865 1,500 2,370
Tibetan 305 175 130
Vietnamese 35,850 16,965 18,885
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 23 1,330 620 710
Other Asian origins 2,150 970 1,185
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 24 2,150 970 1,180
Oceania origins 35,770 17,425 18,345
Australian 12,760 6,350 6,415
New Zealander 5,720 2,805 2,915
Pacific Islands origins 17,690 8,480 9,215
Fijian 13,905 6,760 7,145
Hawaiian 2,035 925 1,110
Maori 760 350 410
Polynesian, n.o.s. 400 180 220
Samoan 370 210 160
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 25 585 215 370
Religion
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by religionNational Household Survey data footnote 26 232,290 113,080 119,210
Buddhist 510 185 325
Christian 101,400 46,710 54,685
Anglican 12,360 5,810 6,550
Baptist 3,085 1,495 1,585
Catholic 43,225 20,105 23,120
Christian Orthodox 160 75 85
Lutheran 1,535 535 1,005
Pentecostal 4,690 2,165 2,525
Presbyterian 500 285 215
United Church 8,620 3,670 4,950
Other Christian 27,230 12,585 14,650
Hindu 20 0 10
Jewish 145 55 90
Muslim 95 40 55
Sikh 50 20 30
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 9,715 4,725 4,990
Other religions 1,925 790 1,135
No religious affiliation 118,435 60,545 57,890
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 4,324,460 2,125,625 2,198,830
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 27 232,290 113,080 119,215
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 28 155,015 75,400 79,620
Métis single identity 69,470 33,940 35,540
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 1,570 820 750
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 29 2,480 1,190 1,290
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 30 3,745 1,730 2,015
Non-Aboriginal identity 4,092,170 2,012,550 2,079,620
Total First Nations population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 31 155,020 75,400 79,620
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 32 112,405 55,215 57,190
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 42,615 20,180 22,430
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 33 4,324,460 2,125,625 2,198,835
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 34 267,090 128,880 138,210
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 28 202,535 97,810 104,725
Métis ancestry 70,195 33,530 36,670
Inuit ancestry 2,575 1,235 1,340
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 35 4,057,365 1,996,745 2,060,620
Non-official languages spoken
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 36 18,435 8,575 9,860
Aboriginal languages 14,475 6,885 7,595
Algonquin 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Blackfoot 55 35 20
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 37 1,325 625 690
Mi'kmaq 15 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
Ojibway 230 115 120
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Carrier 1,890 925 960
Dene 100 60 40
Tlicho (Dogrib) 10 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 95 50 50
Stoney 0 0 0
Inuktitut 90 0 0
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 38 10,890 5,125 5,765
Non-Aboriginal languages 4,170 1,795 2,370
Knowledge of official languages
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by knowledge of official languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 39 232,285 113,080 119,210
English only 221,450 108,620 112,835
French only 50 20 30
English and French 10,610 4,340 6,265
Neither English nor French 180 105 80
Selected language characteristics
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by selected language characteristics 232,290 113,080 119,215
% of the Aboriginal identity population with an Aboriginal language as mother tongue 4.4 4.3 4.5
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 1.0 1.1 0.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of an Aboriginal language 6.2 6.1 6.4
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population in private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 40 228,315 111,090 117,225
Non-movers 183,945 89,870 94,080
Movers 44,375 21,225 23,150
Non-migrants 27,415 12,875 14,535
Migrants 16,960 8,345 8,610
Internal migrants 16,490 8,140 8,350
Intraprovincial migrants 13,890 6,870 7,020
Interprovincial migrants 2,600 1,270 1,330
External migrants 465 210 260
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population in private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 41 212,455 102,885 109,570
Non-movers 111,425 54,725 56,700
Movers 101,030 48,160 52,870
Non-migrants 57,170 27,140 30,030
Migrants 43,860 21,020 22,835
Internal migrants 42,935 20,665 22,270
Intraprovincial migrants 34,570 16,480 18,090
Interprovincial migrants 8,365 4,185 4,180
External migrants 925 360 570
Education
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 171,610 81,770 89,840
No certificate, diploma or degree 56,595 29,225 27,370
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 46,755 21,785 24,970
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 68,265 30,760 37,500
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 22,370 14,700 7,675
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 26,850 9,240 17,615
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 6,765 2,275 4,490
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 12,280 4,550 7,725
Bachelor's degree 8,405 3,010 5,395
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 3,875 1,540 2,330
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 years in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 42,675 22,080 20,600
No certificate, diploma or degree 21,015 11,160 9,855
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 15,735 7,840 7,900
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 5,930 3,085 2,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 2,800 1,900 895
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,975 745 1,230
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 550 215 340
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 610 225 385
Bachelor's degree 535 215 325
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 75 10 60
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 64 years in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 114,510 53,430 61,085
No certificate, diploma or degree 28,575 15,045 13,535
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 28,855 13,205 15,655
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 57,070 25,180 31,895
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 17,380 11,345 6,030
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 23,040 7,980 15,060
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 5,755 1,925 3,830
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 10,900 3,925 6,970
Bachelor's degree 7,445 2,575 4,870
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 3,455 1,350 2,105
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 years in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 30,430 14,530 15,900
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,970 3,715 3,255
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 9,435 4,670 4,770
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 14,020 6,145 7,875
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 4,150 2,745 1,400
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,435 1,845 3,585
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 1,420 520 900
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 3,025 1,040 1,990
Bachelor's degree 2,290 755 1,530
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 740 280 460
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 years in private households by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 42 84,080 38,895 45,185
No certificate, diploma or degree 21,610 11,335 10,280
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 43 19,420 8,535 10,885
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 44 43,050 19,030 24,020
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 45 13,235 8,605 4,630
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 17,610 6,135 11,470
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 46 4,335 1,405 2,935
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 7,875 2,890 4,985
Bachelor's degree 5,155 1,820 3,335
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 47 2,715 1,065 1,650
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 48 171,610 81,770 89,840
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 49 103,350 51,010 52,340
Education 4,230 980 3,250
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,445 1,135 1,310
Humanities 2,430 895 1,535
Social and behavioural sciences and law 6,820 1,700 5,120
Business, management and public administration 13,420 3,095 10,330
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,050 540 510
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,495 780 710
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 15,315 13,930 1,390
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 2,445 1,640 810
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 50 10,525 1,700 8,830
Personal, protective and transportation services 8,045 4,365 3,685
Other fields of studyNational Household Survey data footnote 51 25 0 20
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 52 171,610 81,775 89,840
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 103,350 51,010 52,340
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 68,260 30,760 37,500
Location of study inside Canada 66,600 29,965 36,630
Same as province or territory of residence 56,725 24,960 31,765
Another province or territory 9,875 5,010 4,865
Location of study outside Canada 1,665 795 870
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 53 116,080 57,180 58,895
Single responses 115,680 57,015 58,665
English 115,280 56,915 58,370
French 175 40 140
Non-official languages 225 65 165
Chinese, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0
Spanish 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0
German 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 54 0 0 0
Portuguese 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other languages 205 60 140
Multiple responses 400 170 230
English and French 120 50 75
English and non-official language 270 115 155
French and non-official language 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 55 116,080 57,180 58,900
English 115,280 56,915 58,365
French 175 35 140
Non-official language 225 65 160
Aboriginal 175 50 125
Non-Aboriginal 50 0 35
English and French 120 50 70
English and non-official language 270 120 150
French and non-official language 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0
Labour force status
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 56 171,610 81,770 89,840
In the labour force 107,040 53,405 53,635
Employed 89,530 43,395 46,135
Unemployed 17,505 10,005 7,500
Not in the labour force 64,570 28,370 36,200
Participation rate 62.4 65.3 59.7
Employment rate 52.2 53.1 51.4
Unemployment rate 16.4 18.7 14.0
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 57 107,040 53,405 53,640
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 58 5,165 2,690 2,480
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 59 101,875 50,715 51,160
Employee 93,335 45,725 47,610
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 60 8,540 4,995 3,545
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 61 107,040 53,405 53,640
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 62 5,165 2,690 2,475
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 59 101,875 50,715 51,160
0 Management occupations 7,885 4,215 3,670
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 13,790 2,925 10,865
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3,710 2,775 930
3 Health occupations 4,540 630 3,910
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 13,525 3,385 10,140
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2,430 1,350 1,080
6 Sales and service occupations 27,515 9,965 17,545
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 18,625 17,225 1,405
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 5,545 4,895 650
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 4,310 3,350 965
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 63 107,040 53,405 53,635
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 62 5,165 2,690 2,480
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 59 101,875 50,710 51,160
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 4,770 3,905 870
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 2,105 1,730 375
22 Utilities 530 425 110
23 Construction 9,275 8,265 1,015
31-33 Manufacturing 6,150 4,920 1,230
41 Wholesale trade 2,705 1,845 860
44-45 Retail trade 12,275 4,800 7,475
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 4,605 3,180 1,425
51 Information and cultural industries 1,540 845 695
52 Finance and insurance 2,140 450 1,690
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,535 740 795
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 3,880 1,865 2,015
55 Management of companies and enterprises 40 20 20
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 4,520 2,435 2,085
61 Educational services 6,145 1,480 4,665
62 Health care and social assistance 10,995 1,530 9,460
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 2,445 1,380 1,065
72 Accommodation and food services 9,160 3,200 5,955
81 Other services (except public administration) 4,620 1,900 2,720
91 Public administration 12,430 5,800 6,630
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 64 107,040 53,405 53,635
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 65 9,920 5,000 4,925
Worked in 2010 97,120 48,405 48,715
1 to 13 weeks 8,515 4,315 4,200
14 to 26 weeks 11,805 6,315 5,490
27 to 39 weeks 9,285 5,225 4,060
40 to 48 weeks 15,875 7,670 8,205
49 to 52 weeks 51,635 24,875 26,760
Average weeks worked in 2010 41.0 40.4 41.5
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 66 107,040 53,405 53,635
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 65 9,925 5,000 4,920
Worked in 2010 97,115 48,405 48,715
Worked full-time in 2010 72,270 39,390 32,875
Worked part-time in 2010 24,850 9,015 15,835
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 89,535 43,400 46,135
Worked at home 4,745 1,895 2,850
Worked outside Canada 150 100 45
No fixed workplace address 16,070 11,750 4,315
Worked at usual place 68,565 29,650 38,920
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 84,635 41,400 43,235
Car, truck or van - as a driver 56,980 28,060 28,920
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 7,690 4,310 3,380
Public transit 7,815 3,130 4,685
Walked 8,735 3,780 4,950
Bicycle 1,660 1,090 570
Other methods 1,755 1,030 730
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of private dwellings occupied by an Aboriginal household by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 69 110,265 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 93,420 ... ...
Major repairs needed 16,845 ... ...
Total number of private dwellings occupied by an Aboriginal household by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 70 110,265 ... ...
1960 or before 17,385 ... ...
1961 to 1980 40,795 ... ...
1981 to 1990 20,235 ... ...
1991 to 2000 18,360 ... ...
2001 to 2005 5,965 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 71 7,520 ... ...
Total number of private dwellings occupied by an Aboriginal household by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 72 110,265 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 32,105 ... ...
5 rooms 19,375 ... ...
6 rooms 16,110 ... ...
7 rooms 12,790 ... ...
8 or more rooms 29,890 ... ...
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 73 110,260 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 16,510 ... ...
2 bedrooms 30,010 ... ...
3 bedrooms 35,140 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 28,600 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private Aboriginal households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 74 110,265 ... ...
Owner 60,550 ... ...
Renter 44,870 ... ...
Band housing 4,845 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 75 110,260 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 12,975 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 97,285 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 76 110,260 ... ...
1 household maintainer 65,560 ... ...
2 household maintainers 41,385 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 3,315 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 77 110,265 ... ...
Under 25 years 6,430 ... ...
25 to 34 years 19,965 ... ...
35 to 44 years 23,690 ... ...
45 to 54 years 27,170 ... ...
55 to 64 years 19,520 ... ...
65 to 74 years 9,235 ... ...
75 years and over 4,250 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 78 110,265 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 107,045 ... ...
More than one person per room 3,215 ... ...
Total number of private Aboriginal households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 79 110,265 ... ...
Suitable 99,785 ... ...
Not suitable 10,480 ... ...
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 91,725 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 59,355 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 32,370 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 26,845 ... ...
Total number of owner Aboriginal households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellingsNational Household Survey data footnote 81 49,375 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 82 69.7 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 83 24.0 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 84 1,199 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 84 1,241 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 85 341,681 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 85 392,333 ... ...
Total number of tenant Aboriginal households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellingsNational Household Survey data footnote 81 42,460 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 86 19.3 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 87 48.4 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 88 836 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 88 900 ... ...
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 89 171,610 81,770 89,840
Without income 14,380 7,050 7,325
With income 157,235 74,715 82,515
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 90 25,895 13,840 12,055
$5,000 to $9,999 16,715 6,465 10,250
$10,000 to $14,999 20,250 8,750 11,500
$15,000 to $19,999 17,735 6,985 10,750
$20,000 to $29,999 22,130 9,570 12,560
$30,000 to $39,999 16,460 7,170 9,290
$40,000 to $49,999 11,905 5,500 6,405
$50,000 to $59,999 8,300 4,305 3,995
$60,000 to $79,999 9,770 6,120 3,645
$80,000 to $99,999 4,650 3,285 1,370
$100,000 and over 3,425 2,725 695
$100,000 to $124,999 1,890 1,570 320
$125,000 and over 1,530 1,160 380
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 91 19,264 21,175 18,038
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 91 28,001 31,547 24,791
After-tax income in 2010 of the total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 92 171,615 81,770 89,840
Without after-tax income 14,400 7,055 7,340
With after-tax income 157,215 74,710 82,500
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 90 25,980 13,880 12,105
$5,000 to $9,999 16,880 6,520 10,360
$10,000 to $14,999 20,420 8,845 11,570
$15,000 to $19,999 18,760 7,525 11,230
$20,000 to $29,999 24,625 10,700 13,925
$30,000 to $39,999 18,350 8,125 10,225
$40,000 to $49,999 12,120 6,070 6,050
$50,000 to $59,999 8,330 4,830 3,495
$60,000 to $79,999 7,955 5,285 2,670
$80,000 to $99,999 2,350 1,845 505
$100,000 and over 1,445 1,095 350
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 93 18,888 20,512 17,767
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 93 25,164 27,775 22,799
Composition of total income in 2010 of the total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households %National Household Survey data footnote 94 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 95 81.8 86.8 76.1
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 96 75.3 80.3 69.6
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 97 72.1 76.7 66.8
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 98 3.2 3.6 2.8
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 99 2.1 1.8 2.4
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 100 3.0 3.5 2.4
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 101 1.5 1.3 1.7
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 102 18.2 13.2 23.9
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 103 2.7 2.4 3.0
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 104 2.9 2.2 3.8
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 105 2.9 3.0 2.7
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 106 3.6 0.5 7.3
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 107 6.0 5.1 7.1
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 108 10.1 12.0 8.1
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 109 89.9 88.0 91.9
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 110 0.6 0.3 1.0
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 years and over in private households who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 111 43,295 22,245 21,050
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 40,910 47,196 36,624
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 46,846 52,807 40,548
Total Aboriginal identity population in private households by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 112 232,290 113,075 119,210
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 160,120 77,030 83,095
In bottom decile 53,750 25,875 27,880
In second decile 37,270 18,070 19,200
In third decile 27,305 12,865 14,445
In fourth decile 23,250 11,270 11,980
In fifth decile 18,540 8,950 9,590
In top half of the Canadian distribution 72,170 36,050 36,120
In sixth decile 17,270 8,905 8,365
In seventh decile 15,870 7,585 8,290
In eighth decile 14,585 7,060 7,520
In ninth decile 13,795 6,915 6,875
In top decile 10,655 5,585 5,070
Income of households in 2010
Total income in 2010 of private Aboriginal householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 113 110,265 ... ...
Under $5,000 4,375 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 3,810 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 5,790 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 7,565 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 11,905 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 11,260 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 10,845 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 8,605 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 14,590 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 11,335 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 8,330 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 5,335 ... ...
$150,000 and over 6,525 ... ...
After-tax income in 2010 of private Aboriginal householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 114 110,265 ... ...
Under $5,000 4,385 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 3,830 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 5,830 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 7,810 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 12,720 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 12,790 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 11,590 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 10,035 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 16,580 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 9,950 ... ...
$100,000 and over 14,750 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 8,210 ... ...
$125,000 and over 6,545 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private Aboriginal householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 110,265 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 49,426 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 62,710 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 46,243 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 55,506 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 116 20,875 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 19,553 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 29,086 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 19,194 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 25,940 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 116 89,380 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 58,261 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 70,564 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 53,990 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 62,412 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total Aboriginal identity population in off-reserve private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 117 180,065 86,265 93,805
Less than 18 years 58,955 30,275 28,675
Less than 6 years 18,465 9,555 8,905
18 to 64 years 110,745 51,660 59,085
65 years and over 10,370 4,325 6,045
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 49,420 22,760 26,655
Less than 18 years 19,310 9,960 9,345
Less than 6 years 6,945 3,600 3,345
18 to 64 years 27,520 11,800 15,720
65 years and over 2,595 1,000 1,590
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 27.4 26.4 28.4
Less than 18 years (%) 32.8 32.9 32.6
Less than 6 years (%) 37.6 37.7 37.6
18 to 64 years (%) 24.8 22.8 26.6
65 years and over (%) 25.0 23.1 26.4

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. British Columbia (Code 59) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Aboriginal Population Profile. 2011 National Household Survey. 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 January 17, 2018).

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Census data, British Columbia. 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 4,400,057  ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 4,113,487  ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 7.0 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 1,945,365 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 1,764,637 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 4.8 ... ...
Land area (square km) 922,509.29 ... ...

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Census data: Footnotes

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. British Columbia (Code 59) (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 January 17, 2018).

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