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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
Cowessess 73 Image: Data quality note(s)
Saskatchewan
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 513   968,157
Population in 2001 1 486   978,933
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 5.6   -1.1
Total private dwellings 2 178   438,621
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 168   387,160
Population density per square kilometre 4.4   1.6
Land area (square km) 117.88   588,276.08
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 515 250 260   953,850 469,405 484,445
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 510 250 260   141,890 69,565 72,325
North American Indian - single response 6 505 250 260   91,400 44,460 46,940
Métis - single response 0 0 0   48,120 23,945 24,175
Inuit - single response 0 0 0   215 115 105
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 0 0 0   625 330 295
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 0 0 0   1,530 715 810
Non-Aboriginal identity population 10 10 0   811,955 399,840 412,120
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 515 255 260   953,845 469,405 484,445
Registered Indian 9 500 245 255   90,720 44,010 46,710
Not a registered Indian 10 0 0   863,125 425,395 437,735
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 510 250 260   141,890 69,565 72,320
0 to 4 years 65 30 35   16,585 8,390 8,195
5 to 9 years 45 25 20   16,515 8,645 7,865
10 to 14 years 40 15 25   17,490 8,915 8,570
15 to 19 years 70 35 35   16,110 8,265 7,845
20 to 24 years 45 20 25   11,975 5,765 6,215
25 to 29 years 25 10 10   9,830 4,405 5,425
30 to 34 years 25 10 15   9,520 4,360 5,160
35 to 39 years 30 15 15   9,020 4,280 4,740
40 to 44 years 30 10 20   8,810 4,130 4,680
45 to 49 years 35 20 15   7,965 3,805 4,160
50 to 54 years 25 15 10   5,720 2,805 2,910
55 to 59 years 20 10 10   4,345 1,995 2,345
60 to 64 years 25 10 15   2,770 1,345 1,425
65 to 69 years 15 0 10   2,075 1,015 1,060
70 to 74 years 10 0 0   1,440 665 775
75 to 79 years 10 10 10   850 390 460
80 to 84 years 10 10 0   560 260 300
85 years and over 0 0 0   300 125 175
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 23.3 23.3 23.3   21.7 20.4 22.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 71.6 70.0 71.2   64.3 62.7 65.9
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 360 175 185   91,295 43,615 47,680
Not in a common-law relationship 305 150 155   76,060 36,190 39,870
In a common-law relationship 55 30 25   15,235 7,425 7,810
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 365 175 180   91,295 43,615 47,680
Never legally married (single) 14 220 110 115   54,430 26,945 27,485
Legally married (and not separated) 15 95 50 50   24,950 12,375 12,570
Separated, but still legally married 16 15 0 0   3,430 1,405 2,030
Divorced 17 20 0 10   5,425 2,145 3,280
Widowed 18 10 0 0   3,060 745 2,315
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 170   49,540
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 100.0   73.8
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   4.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   3.8
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 0.0   2.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 0.0   12.6
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   1.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 0.0   2.5
Number of owned dwellings 22 10   19,760
Number of rented dwellings 23 30   19,740
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 100   36,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 70   12,630
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 20   19,870
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 80   17,050
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 60   12,615
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 7.3   6.2
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 0.0   8.0
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 510 250 260   141,835 69,530 72,300
Spouses 90 45 45   24,490 12,175 12,315
Common-law partners 60 25 25   15,225 7,420 7,810
Lone parents 65 20 45   14,475 2,945 11,535
Children in census families 230 120 110   69,250 36,915 32,340
Persons not in census families 70 35 35   18,390 10,080 8,310
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 510 250 260   141,890 69,570 72,320
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 135 65 70   40,550 19,785 20,770
Knowledge of English only 28 370 185 185   97,290 47,930 49,360
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 0   10 0 0
Knowledge of English and French only 30 0 0 0   3,445 1,650 1,795
Knowledge of other languages 31 0 0 0   590 190 390
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 24.5 24.0 25.0   25.6 25.2 25.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 19.6 18.0 19.2   16.1 16.4 15.8
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 26.5 26.0 26.9   28.6 28.4 28.7
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 495 240 255   138,365 67,855 70,515
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 460 225 235   107,010 52,970 54,035
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 10 0 0   18,915 8,950 9,965
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 20 10 10   10,355 4,860 5,495
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 0 0 0   2,010 1,025 990
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   75 45 25
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 33 445 215 225   125,300 61,180 64,125
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 360 175 180   68,380 34,365 34,015
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 25 10 15   32,960 15,460 17,500
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 40 20 20   18,475 8,735 9,740
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 15 10 0   5,160 2,465 2,690
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 10 0   315 145 175
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 34 365 175 185   91,295 43,615 47,685
No certificate, diploma or degree 140 70 70   45,135 23,395 21,740
High school certificate or equivalent 35 85 45 40   20,055 8,900 11,150
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 75 50 25   8,910 5,360 3,550
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36 15 0 15   9,055 3,220 5,835
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 20 0 10   2,850 1,010 1,840
University certificate or degree 30 10 20   5,285 1,730 3,555
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 37 115 55 60   28,085 14,025 14,060
No certificate, diploma or degree 65 35 30   18,855 9,935 8,920
High school certificate or equivalent 38 45 20 20   6,950 3,060 3,890
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 10 0   845 525 320
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39 0 0 0   870 305 570
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   260 120 145
University certificate or degree 0 0 0   300 85 215
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 40 50 25 25   19,350 8,765 10,585
No certificate, diploma or degree 15 0 10   6,980 3,585 3,390
High school certificate or equivalent 41 20 15 0   5,530 2,355 3,180
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   2,050 1,180 865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42 0 0 0   2,655 955 1,700
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   640 215 430
University certificate or degree 0 0 0   1,495 475 1,020
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 43 160 75 85   38,625 18,360 20,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 40 25 15   15,270 8,010 7,260
High school certificate or equivalent 44 20 10 10   7,205 3,355 3,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 45 30 20   5,600 3,385 2,215
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45 15 0 15   5,335 1,890 3,450
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 10   1,880 650 1,230
University certificate or degree 25 10 20   3,325 1,070 2,255
Table: Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population

Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 46 360 180 185   91,295 43,610 47,680
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 230 115 115   65,190 32,295 32,895
Education 25 10 20   3,180 750 2,430
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   460 220 240
Humanities 0 0 0   755 265 490
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 10   2,310 560 1,745
Business, management and public administration 20 0 20   5,875 1,405 4,470
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   235 125 110
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 10 10   805 430 380
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 45 45 0   5,450 4,995 455
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 0 0   610 490 120
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 10 0 10   3,440 485 2,955
Personal, protective and transportation services 0 0 0   2,975 1,590 1,385
Other 47 0 0 0   10 0 0
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 48 365 180 180   91,295 43,615 47,685
In the labour force 49 205 105 105   51,480 26,530 24,950
Employed 50 160 75 85   42,095 21,300 20,795
Unemployed 51 45 30 15   9,390 5,235 4,155
Not in the labour force 52 160 70 80   39,810 17,085 22,735
Participation rate 53 56.2 58.3 58.3   56.4 60.8 52.3
Employment rate 54 43.8 41.7 47.2   46.1 48.8 43.6
Unemployment rate 55 22.0 28.6 14.3   18.2 19.7 16.7
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 56 185 90 95   48,040 24,705 23,335
A Management occupations 57 20 10 10   3,035 1,765 1,270
B Business, finance and administration occupations 30 0 20   6,080 1,330 4,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 0 0 0   1,080 840 240
D Health occupations 0 0 0   1,835 150 1,680
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 35 0 35   5,765 1,475 4,290
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   865 450 410
G Sales and service occupations 40 20 20   15,035 5,950 9,085
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 25 25 0   9,210 8,590 620
I Occupations unique to primary industry 20 20 0   3,335 2,775 560
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 10 10 0   1,800 1,385 420
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 58 180 90 90   48,040 24,705 23,335
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 15 15 0   4,475 3,585 885
Construction 15 20 0   4,165 3,905 260
Manufacturing 0 0 0   2,195 1,755 450
Wholesale trade 0 0 10   1,000 785 210
Retail trade 10 0 0   5,010 2,305 2,710
Finance and real estate 0 0 10   1,320 480 840
Health care and social services 15 0 10   6,075 955 5,120
Educational services 25 0 20   4,605 1,250 3,355
Business services 10 0 0   5,330 3,260 2,065
Other services 95 50 45   13,865 6,425 7,440
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 59 160 75 85   42,095 21,295 20,795
Worked at home 10 0 0   2,280 1,145 1,130
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   25 20 10
No fixed workplace address 10 10 0   5,450 4,420 1,030
Worked at usual place 145 65 80   34,335 15,710 18,625
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 100 45 55   23,660 10,385 13,280
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 30 10 25   7,255 3,355 3,900
Worked in a different census division (county) 15 10 0   2,530 1,390 1,145
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   885 585 300
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
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 60 150 70 80   39,785 20,130 19,655
Car, truck, van, as driver 130 60 65   27,490 13,895 13,590
Car, truck, van, as passenger 10 10 10   4,410 2,310 2,100
Public transit 0 0 0   1,245 535 705
Walked or bicycled 10 0 10   5,020 2,235 2,780
All other modes 0 0 0   1,620 1,150 470
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 61 190 90 95   51,725 26,075 25,650
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 62 16,448 13,920 18,880   16,762 19,020 15,195
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 20,363 18,071 22,581   23,187 26,240 20,083
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 63 85 35 55   20,875 10,990 9,885
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 30,528 30,720 29,120   31,324 34,383 29,043
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 31,467 30,211 32,198   35,708 39,008 32,037
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
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with income (counts) 64 350 170 175   82,555 39,180 43,375
Median income - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 65 11,488 10,272 13,589   13,843 13,477 14,094
Composition of total income (100%) 66 101 97 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 67.1 72.9 67.6   72.9 81.7 63.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 27.8 24.8 31.1   23.1 14.3 32.2
Other money - As a % of total income 4.2 4.8 3.8   4.0 4.0 4.1
Table: Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population

Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Cowessess 73, Indian reserve   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private Aboriginal households 67 170   49,540
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 68 26,240   34,414

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Cowessess 73, Saskatchewan (Code4705803) (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 June 13, 2024).