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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 74,948   12,160,282
Population in 2001 1 74,566   11,410,046
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 0.5   6.6
Total private dwellings 2 33,378   4,972,869
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 31,763   4,554,251
Population density per square kilometre 338.0   13.4
Land area (square km) 221.71   907,573.82
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 73,895 35,575 38,320   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 5,980 2,785 3,195   242,490 117,585 124,900
North American Indian - single response 6 2,945 1,235 1,715   158,400 75,955 82,440
Métis - single response 2,910 1,480 1,430   73,610 37,025 36,580
Inuit - single response 0 0 0   2,035 940 1,100
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 40 20 20   1,905 885 1,025
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 85 50 30   6,540 2,785 3,755
Non-Aboriginal identity population 67,910 32,790 35,125   11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 73,895 35,575 38,320   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Registered Indian 9 2,455 1,050 1,400   123,595 58,780 64,815
Not a registered Indian 71,440 34,520 36,920   11,905,300 5,819,095 6,086,205
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 5,980 2,785 3,195   242,490 117,585 124,905
0 to 4 years 450 215 235   19,810 10,155 9,660
5 to 9 years 555 285 265   21,075 10,690 10,385
10 to 14 years 460 240 220   23,435 11,840 11,595
15 to 19 years 560 270 295   22,340 11,600 10,735
20 to 24 years 525 225 295   18,535 8,925 9,610
25 to 29 years 455 200 250   17,015 7,850 9,170
30 to 34 years 475 185 285   16,660 7,590 9,070
35 to 39 years 440 195 240   17,550 8,110 9,440
40 to 44 years 435 215 220   20,380 9,835 10,550
45 to 49 years 440 195 240   18,370 8,740 9,630
50 to 54 years 395 185 210   15,350 7,155 8,195
55 to 59 years 320 160 160   11,535 5,610 5,925
60 to 64 years 150 55 90   7,800 3,870 3,935
65 to 69 years 155 75 85   5,280 2,470 2,810
70 to 74 years 50 15 35   3,590 1,635 1,950
75 to 79 years 80 45 35   2,000 815 1,180
80 to 84 years 30 10 20   1,150 450 695
85 years and over 10 0 0   600 245 355
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 29.7 28.8 30.8   29.7 28.5 30.8
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 75.4 73.2 77.5   73.5 72.2 74.7
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 4,515 2,040 2,470   178,165 84,905 93,255
Not in a common-law relationship 3,900 1,750 2,145   149,615 71,515 78,100
In a common-law relationship 615 290 325   28,555 13,395 15,155
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 4,515 2,045 2,470   178,170 84,905 93,255
Never legally married (single) 14 2,245 1,100 1,150   84,620 43,245 41,375
Legally married (and not separated) 15 1,405 680 730   62,010 29,870 32,140
Separated, but still legally married 16 220 80 145   9,725 4,090 5,635
Divorced 17 450 145 305   15,005 6,350 8,660
Widowed 18 185 40 145   6,795 1,350 5,445
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 3,300   121,730
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 47.4   59.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.9   5.6
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.7   7.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 6.7   4.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 23.9   14.2
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.2   7.6
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 0.0   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 22 1,615   67,130
Number of rented dwellings 23 1,685   47,430
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 2,915   89,080
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 385   32,650
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 1,680   63,655
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 1,235   39,300
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 385   18,775
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 6.1   6.3
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 1.1   2.1
Average number of persons per room 0.4   0.4
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 5,965 2,770 3,195   241,840 117,165 124,670
Spouses 1,400 675 725   61,240 29,550 31,690
Common-law partners 615 285 325   28,490 13,365 15,125
Lone parents 590 75 510   18,035 3,365 14,670
Children in census families 2,465 1,315 1,150   97,720 52,280 45,440
Persons not in census families 895 415 480   36,350 18,605 17,745
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 5,980 2,785 3,195   242,490 117,590 124,900
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 280 100 175   29,020 14,035 14,990
Knowledge of English only 28 4,950 2,350 2,605   177,080 86,355 90,725
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 0   880 500 385
Knowledge of English and French only 30 710 335 375   32,420 15,405 17,015
Knowledge of other languages 31 35 0 35   3,085 1,295 1,790
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 2.8 2.9 2.7   9.8 9.6 10.0
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 1.2 1.6 0.5   5.4 5.6 5.2
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 4.7 3.6 5.5   12.0 11.9 12.0
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 5,850 2,710 3,135   238,400 115,455 122,940
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 4,505 2,100 2,405   195,475 95,320 100,150
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,155 510 645   26,625 12,405 14,220
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 135 75 55   13,915 6,625 7,290
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 35 15 15   1,955 875 1,080
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 15 10 0   425 230 200
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 33 5,530 2,570 2,960   222,630 107,410 115,215
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,535 1,225 1,310   120,645 59,445 61,205
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 2,145 955 1,190   59,010 27,800 31,205
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 665 280 385   35,765 16,745 19,015
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 90 60   6,110 2,865 3,250
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 35 15 15   1,100 555 545
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 34 4,515 2,045 2,470   178,165 84,905 93,260
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,470 700 770   66,980 33,755 33,225
High school certificate or equivalent 35 1,270 550 715   43,115 19,915 23,195
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 410 250 155   18,050 11,715 6,340
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36 870 375 495   33,540 13,365 20,175
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 120 60 60   4,045 1,505 2,540
University certificate or degree 370 105 265   12,435 4,650 7,785
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 37 1,085 500 590   40,875 20,530 20,350
No certificate, diploma or degree 625 290 335   24,225 12,650 11,570
High school certificate or equivalent 38 370 180 190   11,380 5,555 5,825
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 0 15   1,075 710 370
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39 50 20 35   3,075 1,245 1,825
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   265 110 155
University certificate or degree 20 0 15   860 260 600
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 40 925 385 540   33,680 15,440 18,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 190 130 55   8,110 4,010 4,100
High school certificate or equivalent 41 225 60 165   9,590 4,745 4,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 45 20 25   3,180 2,095 1,080
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42 300 135 160   8,145 3,150 4,995
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 0 15   810 255 560
University certificate or degree 145 30 115   3,840 1,185 2,660
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 43 2,175 1,010 1,165   90,990 43,315 47,675
No certificate, diploma or degree 460 195 265   26,870 13,880 12,990
High school certificate or equivalent 44 630 300 330   20,595 9,025 11,570
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 295 180 115   12,430 7,955 4,480
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45 510 220 285   21,080 8,465 12,615
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 85 50 35   2,695 1,020 1,680
University certificate or degree 200 65 130   7,315 2,970 4,340
Table: Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population

Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 46 4,515 2,045 2,470   178,165 84,905 93,260
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,740 1,250 1,490   110,090 53,675 56,420
Education 80 20 60   3,985 945 3,035
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 105 60 40   2,335 1,110 1,225
Humanities 90 30 60   2,610 1,160 1,455
Social and behavioural sciences and law 190 35 150   7,045 1,925 5,115
Business, management and public administration 335 60 275   13,310 3,520 9,790
Physical and life sciences and technologies 20 0 10   880 415 465
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 75 55 20   2,350 1,075 1,275
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 320 305 15   15,375 14,055 1,320
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 55 55 0   1,620 1,120 495
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 285 65 225   10,975 1,670 9,310
Personal, protective and transportation services 215 100 115   7,585 4,240 3,350
Other 47 0 0 0   10 0 10
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 48 4,515 2,040 2,470   178,165 84,905 93,260
In the labour force 49 2,975 1,405 1,565   115,150 57,670 57,475
Employed 50 2,550 1,190 1,360   101,025 50,200 50,825
Unemployed 51 420 220 205   14,125 7,470 6,650
Not in the labour force 52 1,540 635 905   63,015 27,235 35,780
Participation rate 53 65.9 68.9 63.4   64.6 67.9 61.6
Employment rate 54 56.5 58.3 55.1   56.7 59.1 54.5
Unemployment rate 55 14.1 15.7 13.1   12.3 13.0 11.6
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 56 2,845 1,340 1,500   111,160 55,645 55,510
A Management occupations 57 110 50 60   7,555 4,185 3,365
B Business, finance and administration occupations 415 125 290   16,690 3,925 12,760
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 155 110 45   4,110 2,930 1,180
D Health occupations 105 15 90   5,000 630 4,370
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 255 35 215   10,535 2,765 7,770
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 55 40 20   2,380 1,115 1,265
G Sales and service occupations 1,120 385 725   31,770 12,215 19,555
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 425 395 30   21,070 19,070 2,005
I Occupations unique to primary industry 55 55 0   4,200 3,555 650
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 140 120 15   7,840 5,255 2,585
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 58 2,840 1,340 1,505   111,160 55,645 55,510
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 40 40 0   4,760 3,885 875
Construction 105 105 0   8,605 7,830 770
Manufacturing 290 250 40   12,510 8,750 3,760
Wholesale trade 35 30 0   3,015 1,985 1,030
Retail trade 325 130 190   11,885 4,740 7,145
Finance and real estate 105 50 60   3,625 1,310 2,315
Health care and social services 290 25 265   13,070 2,295 10,775
Educational services 170 30 135   6,350 1,820 4,530
Business services 695 375 315   17,800 10,175 7,625
Other services 790 305 480   29,535 12,855 16,680
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 59 2,550 1,190 1,360   101,025 50,200 50,825
Worked at home 45 25 20   4,925 2,150 2,770
Worked outside Canada 40 15 25   560 275 280
No fixed workplace address 230 185 45   12,940 9,745 3,195
Worked at usual place 2,240 970 1,270   82,605 38,030 44,580
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 2,055 860 1,195   53,905 23,730 30,170
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 140 80 55   16,760 7,870 8,890
Worked in a different census division (county) 35 25 10   11,095 6,005 5,085
Worked in a different province 10 0 10   850 420 430
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
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 2,465 1,150 1,310   95,545 47,770 47,770
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,645 800 845   62,140 32,380 29,760
Car, truck, van, as passenger 255 90 165   11,270 5,470 5,800
Public transit 155 60 95   7,745 3,085 4,660
Walked or bicycled 360 180 180   12,375 5,730 6,645
All other modes 45 15 30   2,015 1,110 900
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 61 3,110 1,525 1,585   119,475 59,500 59,975
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 62 16,967 19,637 15,612   21,151 25,476 18,014
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 23,762 28,010 19,673   27,820 32,205 23,470
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 63 1,230 645 585   56,200 30,050 26,155
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 33,084 35,101 31,784   37,385 41,765 32,769
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 37,722 43,378 31,424   41,761 46,512 36,303
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
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with income (counts) 64 4,255 1,970 2,280   165,780 79,185 86,590
Median income - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 65 17,774 19,229 17,305   18,808 22,043 16,940
Composition of total income (100%) 66 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 72.8 78.9 66.3   77.2 81.1 72.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 20.0 15.4 25.3   16.6 12.3 21.8
Other money - As a % of total income 7.0 5.8 8.4   6.2 6.6 5.7
Table: Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population

Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Sault Ste. Marie, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private Aboriginal households 67 3,295   121,730
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 68 39,933   46,865

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario (Code3557061) (table). Aboriginal Population Profile. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-594-XWE. Ottawa. Released January 15, 2008.
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(accessed July 21, 2024).