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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
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Quebec
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 22,554   7,546,131
Population in 2001 1 23,079   7,237,479
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -2.3   4.3
Total private dwellings 2 9,931   3,452,300
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 9,602   3,188,713
Population density per square kilometre 66.6   5.6
Land area (square km) 338.88   1,356,366.78
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 22,200 11,180 11,020   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 430 225 205   108,425 53,525 54,905
North American Indian - single response 6 230 125 110   65,085 31,690 33,395
Métis - single response 165 85 85   27,985 14,300 13,680
Inuit - single response 35 20 20   10,950 5,470 5,480
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 0 0 0   955 450 510
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 0 0 0   3,450 1,615 1,835
Non-Aboriginal identity population 21,765 10,950 10,815   7,327,475 3,592,450 3,735,020
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 22,205 11,180 11,020   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
Registered Indian 9 205 100 105   55,955 27,130 28,825
Not a registered Indian 21,995 11,080 10,915   7,379,945 3,618,845 3,761,100
Table: Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 435 230 205   108,430 53,525 54,900
0 to 4 years 75 35 40   8,680 4,460 4,215
5 to 9 years 25 15 10   9,185 4,560 4,625
10 to 14 years 20 20 0   9,650 5,010 4,640
15 to 19 years 40 20 20   9,590 4,835 4,755
20 to 24 years 50 15 35   8,200 3,980 4,225
25 to 29 years 25 0 25   7,225 3,530 3,700
30 to 34 years 40 10 30   7,205 3,485 3,720
35 to 39 years 20 20 0   7,325 3,510 3,815
40 to 44 years 10 10 0   8,680 4,355 4,325
45 to 49 years 25 0 25   7,910 3,855 4,055
50 to 54 years 15 10 10   6,860 3,375 3,490
55 to 59 years 25 20 0   5,760 2,950 2,810
60 to 64 years 20 15 0   4,155 2,055 2,100
65 to 69 years 25 25 0   2,855 1,385 1,470
70 to 74 years 10 10 0   2,410 1,105 1,305
75 to 79 years 10 0 0   1,485 595 895
80 to 84 years 10 10 0   855 310 545
85 years and over 0 0 0   380 170 205
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 27.0 36.3 22.7   31.1 30.5 31.7
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 71.3 69.6 73.2   74.6 73.8 75.4
Table: Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 315 160 155   80,910 39,490 41,420
Not in a common-law relationship 235 135 105   64,455 31,550 32,905
In a common-law relationship 75 30 45   16,460 7,945 8,515
Table: Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 310 160 150   80,910 39,490 41,420
Never legally married (single) 14 180 65 120   43,120 22,120 21,000
Legally married (and not separated) 15 70 55 15   24,255 12,065 12,190
Separated, but still legally married 16 0 0 0   1,900 825 1,075
Divorced 17 40 25 15   7,805 3,570 4,235
Widowed 18 15 15 0   3,830 900 2,925
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 230   50,455
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 34.8   54.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.5   6.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 0.0   6.1
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 43.5   26.1
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.2
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 15.2   1.6
Number of owned dwellings 22 115   25,850
Number of rented dwellings 23 110   21,050
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 195   33,440
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 35   17,010
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 135   25,740
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 50   15,720
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 40   8,990
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 5.4   5.7
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 8.7   4.3
Average number of persons per room 0.4   0.5
Table: Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 435 230 205   108,095 53,335 54,760
Spouses 70 60 15   23,895 11,885 12,005
Common-law partners 75 25 45   16,430 7,925 8,505
Lone parents 40 15 25   8,265 1,830 6,435
Children in census families 165 85 80   42,875 23,205 19,675
Persons not in census families 85 45 40   16,635 8,500 8,135
Table: Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 435 225 205   108,425 53,525 54,900
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 140 75 65   42,395 21,050 21,340
Knowledge of English only 28 0 0 0   4,935 2,625 2,310
Knowledge of French only 29 255 135 120   33,180 16,120 17,060
Knowledge of English and French only 30 40 20 15   25,765 12,880 12,885
Knowledge of other languages 31 0 0 0   2,155 855 1,300
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 14.9 17.8 14.6   37.1 37.2 37.0
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 8.0 8.9 9.8   32.6 33.1 32.2
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 32.2 33.3 31.7   39.1 39.3 38.9
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 430 225 205   106,780 52,670 54,110
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 385 220 165   91,850 45,685 46,165
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 15 0 10   9,030 4,275 4,755
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 30 0 35   4,990 2,280 2,710
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 0 0 0   805 380 430
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   105 45 60
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 33 360 195 160   99,735 49,055 50,680
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 210 130 75   62,460 31,220 31,245
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 50 15 30   22,090 10,690 11,395
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 90 45 45   12,910 6,010 6,900
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 10 0 10   1,955 975 985
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   315 160 150
Table: Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 34 310 160 155   80,910 39,490 41,420
No certificate, diploma or degree 140 55 85   35,730 17,835 17,895
High school certificate or equivalent 35 60 25 35   13,790 5,890 7,900
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 55 50 0   14,070 8,585 5,480
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36 40 15 20   9,790 4,160 5,625
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 10 0   2,575 1,000 1,565
University certificate or degree 10 0 10   4,965 2,020 2,940
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 37 90 30 55   17,785 8,815 8,975
No certificate, diploma or degree 55 10 40   10,945 5,790 5,160
High school certificate or equivalent 38 10 10 0   3,710 1,640 2,070
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 0 10   1,290 770 520
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39 25 15 10   1,410 500 910
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   115 40 75
University certificate or degree 0 0 0   310 75 235
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 40 60 10 55   14,440 7,015 7,420
No certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 15   5,055 2,695 2,360
High school certificate or equivalent 41 25 0 25   2,455 1,085 1,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   2,865 1,695 1,170
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42 10 0 10   2,370 905 1,460
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   450 155 295
University certificate or degree 0 0 0   1,250 480 765
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 43 115 75 45   40,695 20,095 20,600
No certificate, diploma or degree 50 20 35   14,685 7,275 7,405
High school certificate or equivalent 44 15 10 0   6,680 2,825 3,860
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 25 0   8,935 5,465 3,470
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45 0 10 0   5,550 2,555 2,995
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 0   1,765 730 1,035
University certificate or degree 10 0 10   3,075 1,250 1,825
Table: Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population

Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 46 315 160 150   80,910 39,490 41,420
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 205 80 125   49,520 23,725 25,800
Education 10 0 0   2,125 465 1,660
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   1,060 535 530
Humanities 0 0 0   1,590 625 970
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 0   2,905 750 2,150
Business, management and public administration 15 0 15   6,180 1,805 4,370
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   455 250 205
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   1,130 610 520
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 40 45 0   7,525 6,960 565
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 10 0   1,205 845 355
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 10 0 0   3,485 665 2,815
Personal, protective and transportation services 15 20 0   3,705 2,245 1,465
Other 47 0 0 0   15 0 20
Table: Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 48 310 160 150   80,910 39,490 41,420
In the labour force 49 155 100 55   49,200 25,645 23,555
Employed 50 140 95 45   41,525 21,110 20,415
Unemployed 51 15 0 10   7,675 4,535 3,140
Not in the labour force 52 155 60 95   31,710 13,845 17,865
Participation rate 53 50.0 62.5 36.7   60.8 64.9 56.9
Employment rate 54 45.2 59.4 30.0   51.3 53.5 49.3
Unemployment rate 55 9.7 0.0 18.2   15.6 17.7 13.3
Table: Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 56 150 95 60   47,015 24,495 22,520
A Management occupations 57 0 0 10   3,200 1,785 1,410
B Business, finance and administration occupations 15 10 0   7,270 1,820 5,450
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 10 10 0   1,680 1,230 450
D Health occupations 25 0 25   2,060 445 1,610
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 15 10 0   4,940 1,210 3,725
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   1,600 715 885
G Sales and service occupations 20 0 10   12,825 5,515 7,310
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 25 25 0   8,590 8,020 575
I Occupations unique to primary industry 0 0 0   2,430 1,990 445
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 40 35 0   2,425 1,760 665
Table: Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 58 150 95 55   47,015 24,495 22,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 10 10 0   3,000 2,385 615
Construction 0 0 0   3,205 2,935 270
Manufacturing 40 40 0   4,230 3,130 1,100
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   1,015 660 355
Retail trade 30 0 20   4,645 1,980 2,660
Finance and real estate 0 0 0   1,285 510 775
Health care and social services 25 0 20   6,460 1,375 5,085
Educational services 0 10 0   3,340 950 2,390
Business services 20 20 10   6,485 3,950 2,530
Other services 10 10 0   13,355 6,610 6,745
Table: Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 59 140 95 50   41,525 21,110 20,410
Worked at home 0 0 0   1,925 955 975
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   105 80 25
No fixed workplace address 0 0 0   5,735 4,380 1,355
Worked at usual place 135 90 50   33,755 15,700 18,060
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 130 85 50   19,945 8,725 11,225
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 0 0 0   6,500 2,955 3,545
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   5,680 3,210 2,470
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   1,630 805 820
Table: Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address with an Aboriginal identity 60 135 90 45   39,495 20,075 19,420
Car, truck, van, as driver 130 85 45   24,225 13,495 10,730
Car, truck, van, as passenger 0 0 0   3,570 1,465 2,110
Public transit 0 0 0   2,925 1,195 1,730
Walked or bicycled 10 10 0   6,895 2,855 4,045
All other modes 0 0 0   1,875 1,075 800
Table: Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 61 155 100 50   52,430 26,985 25,450
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 62 18,364 38,915 12,779   18,560 21,418 16,019
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 32,423 42,741 12,871   24,776 27,858 21,510
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 63 60 50 0   21,625 11,385 10,235
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 58,517 66,785 0   33,545 36,923 30,316
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 68,711 75,721 0   38,444 41,926 34,570
Table: Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with income (counts) 64 280 150 130   75,205 37,080 38,125
Median income - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 65 16,642 22,508 12,848   18,008 20,185 16,843
Composition of total income (100%) 66 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 65.0 73.7 35.9   71.4 76.5 65.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 25.3 13.2 58.2   22.0 16.4 28.6
Other money - As a % of total income 10.2 10.6 8.9   6.6 7.1 5.9
Table: Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population

Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Baie-Comeau, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private Aboriginal households 67 230   50,455
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 68 33,551   41,843

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Baie-Comeau, Quebec (Code2496020) (table). Aboriginal Population Profile. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-594-XWE. Ottawa. Released January 15, 2008.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-594/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed July 31, 2021).