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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
Regina
Saskatchewan
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 179,246   968,157
Population in 2001 1 178,225   978,933
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 0.6   -1.1
Total private dwellings 2 78,692   438,621
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 74,803   387,160
Population density per square kilometre 1,507.9   1.6
Land area (square km) 118.87   588,276.08
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 176,915 85,115 91,790   953,850 469,405 484,445
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 16,535 7,675 8,850   141,890 69,565 72,325
North American Indian - single response 6 9,265 4,105 5,165   91,400 44,460 46,940
Métis - single response 6,855 3,405 3,450   48,120 23,945 24,175
Inuit - single response 20 10 10   215 115 105
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 200 120 85   625 330 295
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 180 35 140   1,530 715 810
Non-Aboriginal identity population 160,380 77,440 82,940   811,955 399,840 412,120
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 176,915 85,120 91,795   953,845 469,405 484,445
Registered Indian 9 9,635 4,210 5,425   90,720 44,010 46,710
Not a registered Indian 167,275 80,905 86,370   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 16,535 7,680 8,850   141,890 69,565 72,320
0 to 4 years 1,925 870 1,060   16,585 8,390 8,195
5 to 9 years 1,825 940 885   16,515 8,645 7,865
10 to 14 years 1,950 1,040 910   17,490 8,915 8,570
15 to 19 years 1,950 965 980   16,110 8,265 7,845
20 to 24 years 1,545 705 840   11,975 5,765 6,215
25 to 29 years 1,375 555 820   9,830 4,405 5,425
30 to 34 years 1,165 440 725   9,520 4,360 5,160
35 to 39 years 1,060 495 560   9,020 4,280 4,740
40 to 44 years 1,030 475 560   8,810 4,130 4,680
45 to 49 years 880 400 480   7,965 3,805 4,160
50 to 54 years 655 350 305   5,720 2,805 2,910
55 to 59 years 475 210 260   4,345 1,995 2,345
60 to 64 years 285 90 195   2,770 1,345 1,425
65 to 69 years 170 80 95   2,075 1,015 1,060
70 to 74 years 110 35 80   1,440 665 775
75 to 79 years 80 15 65   850 390 460
80 to 84 years 30 10 20   560 260 300
85 years and over 15 10 10   300 125 175
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 22.0 20.2 23.4   21.7 20.4 22.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 65.5 63.0 67.7   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 10,830 4,830 5,995   91,295 43,615 47,680
Not in a common-law relationship 9,370 4,115 5,255   76,060 36,190 39,870
In a common-law relationship 1,460 720 740   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 10,830 4,830 6,000   91,295 43,615 47,680
Never legally married (single) 14 6,710 3,065 3,640   54,430 26,945 27,485
Legally married (and not separated) 15 2,410 1,190 1,215   24,950 12,375 12,570
Separated, but still legally married 16 470 175 300   3,430 1,405 2,030
Divorced 17 925 360 570   5,425 2,145 3,280
Widowed 18 310 40 270   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 6,950   49,540
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 65.5   73.8
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.5   4.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.6   3.8
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 2.4   2.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 19.7   12.6
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.8   1.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 0.3   2.5
Number of owned dwellings 22 2,740   19,760
Number of rented dwellings 23 4,210   19,740
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 6,185   36,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 765   12,630
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 3,500   19,870
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 2,540   17,050
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 900   12,615
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 6.1   6.2
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 4.0   8.0
Average number of persons per room 0.5   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 16,520 7,670 8,845   141,835 69,530 72,300
Spouses 2,380 1,170 1,205   24,490 12,175 12,315
Common-law partners 1,460 715 740   15,225 7,420 7,810
Lone parents 1,995 295 1,700   14,475 2,945 11,535
Children in census families 7,845 4,035 3,810   69,250 36,915 32,340
Persons not in census families 2,840 1,450 1,390   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 16,530 7,680 8,855   141,890 69,570 72,320
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 830 390 440   40,550 19,785 20,770
Knowledge of English only 28 14,955 6,935 8,020   97,290 47,930 49,360
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 0   10 0 0
Knowledge of English and French only 30 610 305 305   3,445 1,650 1,795
Knowledge of other languages 31 130 45 85   590 190 390
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 3.4 2.7 4.1   25.6 25.2 25.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 0.4 0.5 0.4   16.1 16.4 15.8
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 5.0 5.1 5.0   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 16,115 7,485 8,630   138,365 67,855 70,515
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 10,660 5,000 5,665   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) 4,410 2,035 2,380   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 715 285 430   10,355 4,860 5,495
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 315 160 160   2,010 1,025 990
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 10 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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 33 14,605 6,810 7,790   125,300 61,180 64,125
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 5,065 2,380 2,685   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) 6,635 3,070 3,565   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 1,895 890 1,005   18,475 8,735 9,740
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 955 460 495   5,160 2,465 2,690
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 55 0 50   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 34 10,830 4,835 5,995   91,295 43,615 47,685
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,080 2,025 2,050   45,135 23,395 21,740
High school certificate or equivalent 35 3,370 1,450 1,920   20,055 8,900 11,150
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 990 505 485   8,910 5,360 3,550
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36 1,160 405 760   9,055 3,220 5,835
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 320 125 195   2,850 1,010 1,840
University certificate or degree 905 320 585   5,285 1,730 3,555
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 37 3,490 1,675 1,820   28,085 14,025 14,060
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,070 1,125 940   18,855 9,935 8,920
High school certificate or equivalent 38 1,125 435 695   6,950 3,060 3,890
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 105 40 60   845 525 320
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39 115 55 60   870 305 570
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 10   260 120 145
University certificate or degree 60 10 50   300 85 215
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 40 2,545 995 1,550   19,350 8,765 10,585
No certificate, diploma or degree 580 275 305   6,980 3,585 3,390
High school certificate or equivalent 41 955 355 595   5,530 2,355 3,180
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 230 105 125   2,050 1,180 865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42 395 125 270   2,655 955 1,700
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 105 40 60   640 215 430
University certificate or degree 280 95 190   1,495 475 1,020
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 43 4,380 2,020 2,360   38,625 18,360 20,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,165 540 630   15,270 8,010 7,260
High school certificate or equivalent 44 1,230 640 590   7,205 3,355 3,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 620 345 275   5,600 3,385 2,215
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45 640 230 410   5,335 1,890 3,450
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 185 65 115   1,880 650 1,230
University certificate or degree 540 205 340   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 46 10,830 4,835 5,995   91,295 43,610 47,680
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,455 3,475 3,975   65,190 32,295 32,895
Education 345 75 265   3,180 750 2,430
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 110 60 50   460 220 240
Humanities 135 40 95   755 265 490
Social and behavioural sciences and law 400 90 310   2,310 560 1,745
Business, management and public administration 810 185 625   5,875 1,405 4,470
Physical and life sciences and technologies 40 10 25   235 125 110
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 190 90 100   805 430 380
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 685 600 85   5,450 4,995 455
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 45 40 0   610 490 120
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 330 70 255   3,440 485 2,955
Personal, protective and transportation services 290 90 195   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 48 10,830 4,835 5,995   91,295 43,615 47,685
In the labour force 49 6,950 3,380 3,570   51,480 26,530 24,950
Employed 50 5,980 2,900 3,080   42,095 21,300 20,795
Unemployed 51 970 480 485   9,390 5,235 4,155
Not in the labour force 52 3,880 1,455 2,425   39,810 17,085 22,735
Participation rate 53 64.2 69.9 59.5   56.4 60.8 52.3
Employment rate 54 55.2 60.0 51.4   46.1 48.8 43.6
Unemployment rate 55 14.0 14.2 13.6   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 56 6,695 3,275 3,410   48,040 24,705 23,335
A Management occupations 57 445 305 135   3,035 1,765 1,270
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,360 315 1,045   6,080 1,330 4,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 205 150 60   1,080 840 240
D Health occupations 210 15 195   1,835 150 1,680
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 790 215 570   5,765 1,475 4,290
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 185 110 75   865 450 410
G Sales and service occupations 2,155 965 1,190   15,035 5,950 9,085
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,100 1,015 85   9,210 8,590 620
I Occupations unique to primary industry 85 85 0   3,335 2,775 560
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 145 95 50   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 58 6,695 3,275 3,415   48,040 24,705 23,335
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 150 80 65   4,475 3,585 885
Construction 575 550 20   4,165 3,905 260
Manufacturing 220 170 45   2,195 1,755 450
Wholesale trade 165 130 40   1,000 785 210
Retail trade 700 310 390   5,010 2,305 2,710
Finance and real estate 360 130 225   1,320 480 840
Health care and social services 765 145 620   6,075 955 5,120
Educational services 445 135 305   4,605 1,250 3,355
Business services 1,135 665 470   5,330 3,260 2,065
Other services 2,185 965 1,220   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 59 5,980 2,895 3,080   42,095 21,295 20,795
Worked at home 180 80 100   2,280 1,145 1,130
Worked outside Canada 10 0 10   25 20 10
No fixed workplace address 575 460 115   5,450 4,420 1,030
Worked at usual place 5,220 2,355 2,865   34,335 15,710 18,625
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 4,875 2,145 2,730   23,660 10,385 13,280
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 205 150 60   7,255 3,355 3,900
Worked in a different census division (county) 90 35 50   2,530 1,390 1,145
Worked in a different province 45 20 25   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
Regina, City   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 5,795 2,815 2,980   39,785 20,130 19,655
Car, truck, van, as driver 3,845 1,895 1,950   27,490 13,895 13,590
Car, truck, van, as passenger 650 295 355   4,410 2,310 2,100
Public transit 570 250 320   1,245 535 705
Walked or bicycled 645 340 305   5,020 2,235 2,780
All other modes 75 30 40   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 61 7,005 3,375 3,625   51,725 26,075 25,650
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 62 20,510 22,083 18,407   16,762 19,020 15,195
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 26,563 30,555 22,848   23,187 26,240 20,083
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 63 3,160 1,620 1,540   20,875 10,990 9,885
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 34,916 37,460 32,248   31,324 34,383 29,043
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 40,127 44,924 35,080   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
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with income (counts) 64 9,805 4,285 5,520   82,555 39,180 43,375
Median income - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 65 17,600 18,686 16,894   13,843 13,477 14,094
Composition of total income (100%) 66 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 76.4 85.8 67.0   72.9 81.7 63.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 19.6 11.2 27.9   23.1 14.3 32.2
Other money - As a % of total income 4.0 3.0 5.0   4.0 4.0 4.1
Table: Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population

Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Regina, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private Aboriginal households 67 6,945   49,540
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 68 38,884   34,414

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Regina, Saskatchewan (Code4706027) (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 May 20, 2024).