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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 202,340   968,157
Population in 2001 1 196,861A   978,933
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.8   -1.1
Total private dwellings 2 89,646   438,621
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 84,384   387,160
Population density per square kilometre 1,184.4   1.6
Land area (square km) 170.83   588,276.08
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 199,380 96,445 102,935   953,850 469,405 484,445
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 19,820 9,620 10,195   141,890 69,565 72,325
North American Indian - single response 6 10,860 5,060 5,795   91,400 44,460 46,940
Métis - single response 8,605 4,400 4,205   48,120 23,945 24,175
Inuit - single response 60 35 25   215 115 105
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 55 35 25   625 330 295
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 240 95 145   1,530 715 810
Non-Aboriginal identity population 179,565 86,820 92,740   811,955 399,840 412,120
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 199,380 96,445 102,935   953,845 469,405 484,445
Registered Indian 9 10,340 4,745 5,595   90,720 44,010 46,710
Not a registered Indian 189,040 91,700 97,340   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 19,820 9,620 10,195   141,890 69,565 72,320
0 to 4 years 2,220 1,150 1,075   16,585 8,390 8,195
5 to 9 years 2,465 1,350 1,115   16,515 8,645 7,865
10 to 14 years 2,180 1,055 1,120   17,490 8,915 8,570
15 to 19 years 1,975 1,085 895   16,110 8,265 7,845
20 to 24 years 1,965 905 1,060   11,975 5,765 6,215
25 to 29 years 1,680 715 965   9,830 4,405 5,425
30 to 34 years 1,660 780 880   9,520 4,360 5,160
35 to 39 years 1,435 785 650   9,020 4,280 4,740
40 to 44 years 1,305 540 765   8,810 4,130 4,680
45 to 49 years 925 440 485   7,965 3,805 4,160
50 to 54 years 640 245 400   5,720 2,805 2,910
55 to 59 years 550 185 365   4,345 1,995 2,345
60 to 64 years 300 155 140   2,770 1,345 1,425
65 to 69 years 185 125 60   2,075 1,015 1,060
70 to 74 years 175 60 115   1,440 665 775
75 to 79 years 70 10 60   850 390 460
80 to 84 years 60 25 30   560 260 300
85 years and over 15 10 15   300 125 175
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 22.6 21.1 24.1   21.7 20.4 22.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 65.4 63.1 67.5   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 12,955 6,070 6,885   91,295 43,615 47,680
Not in a common-law relationship 10,880 5,055 5,825   76,060 36,190 39,870
In a common-law relationship 2,075 1,015 1,065   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 12,960 6,070 6,885   91,295 43,615 47,680
Never legally married (single) 14 8,240 3,930 4,315   54,430 26,945 27,485
Legally married (and not separated) 15 2,885 1,540 1,350   24,950 12,375 12,570
Separated, but still legally married 16 550 210 340   3,430 1,405 2,030
Divorced 17 925 290 635   5,425 2,145 3,280
Widowed 18 350 100 250   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 8,525   49,540
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 45.6   73.8
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.4   4.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.3   3.8
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 7.0   2.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 31.0   12.6
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.0   1.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 0.8   2.5
Number of owned dwellings 22 3,195   19,760
Number of rented dwellings 23 5,330   19,740
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 7,325   36,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 1,195   12,630
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 4,700   19,870
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 2,815   17,050
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 1,005   12,615
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 6.0   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 19,805 9,610 10,190   141,835 69,530 72,300
Spouses 2,855 1,530 1,330   24,490 12,175 12,315
Common-law partners 2,070 1,010 1,060   15,225 7,420 7,810
Lone parents 2,225 325 1,900   14,475 2,945 11,535
Children in census families 9,100 4,885 4,215   69,250 36,915 32,340
Persons not in census families 3,555 1,855 1,695   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 19,820 9,620 10,195   141,890 69,570 72,320
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 2,760 1,125 1,630   40,550 19,785 20,770
Knowledge of English only 28 16,090 8,090 8,000   97,290 47,930 49,360
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 10   10 0 0
Knowledge of English and French only 30 790 350 440   3,445 1,650 1,795
Knowledge of other languages 31 175 50 125   590 190 390
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 10.8 9.4 12.1   25.6 25.2 25.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 2.9 2.5 3.2   16.1 16.4 15.8
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 13.9 11.7 16.0   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 19,335 9,400 9,940   138,365 67,855 70,515
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 12,065 5,935 6,125   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) 5,125 2,385 2,735   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 1,570 780 790   10,355 4,860 5,495
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 565 290 275   2,010 1,025 990
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 10 0 10   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 33 17,600 8,475 9,125   125,300 61,180 64,125
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 5,430 2,740 2,690   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) 8,160 3,790 4,370   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 2,920 1,390 1,525   18,475 8,735 9,740
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 1,020 525 500   5,160 2,465 2,690
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 65 35 35   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 34 12,955 6,070 6,890   91,295 43,615 47,685
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,065 2,625 2,440   45,135 23,395 21,740
High school certificate or equivalent 35 3,255 1,505 1,750   20,055 8,900 11,150
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,235 715 525   8,910 5,360 3,550
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36 1,590 585 1,005   9,055 3,220 5,835
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 320 115 200   2,850 1,010 1,840
University certificate or degree 1,495 520 970   5,285 1,730 3,555
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 37 3,945 1,995 1,950   28,085 14,025 14,060
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,285 1,275 1,015   18,855 9,935 8,920
High school certificate or equivalent 38 1,200 550 645   6,950 3,060 3,890
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 150 85 65   845 525 320
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39 170 60 110   870 305 570
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 10 20   260 120 145
University certificate or degree 110 20 95   300 85 215
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 40 3,340 1,500 1,845   19,350 8,765 10,585
No certificate, diploma or degree 895 410 490   6,980 3,585 3,390
High school certificate or equivalent 41 950 435 515   5,530 2,355 3,180
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 315 185 130   2,050 1,180 865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42 575 240 335   2,655 955 1,700
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 55 20 35   640 215 430
University certificate or degree 540 205 335   1,495 475 1,020
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 43 5,160 2,355 2,810   38,625 18,360 20,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,575 810 760   15,270 8,010 7,260
High school certificate or equivalent 44 1,070 505 560   7,205 3,355 3,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 715 415 295   5,600 3,385 2,215
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45 810 275 535   5,335 1,890 3,450
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 225 95 140   1,880 650 1,230
University certificate or degree 770 250 515   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 46 12,955 6,070 6,890   91,295 43,610 47,680
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,315 4,130 4,185   65,190 32,295 32,895
Education 480 135 345   3,180 750 2,430
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 210 90 120   460 220 240
Humanities 200 70 130   755 265 490
Social and behavioural sciences and law 490 190 300   2,310 560 1,745
Business, management and public administration 1,130 255 875   5,875 1,405 4,470
Physical and life sciences and technologies 80 55 25   235 125 110
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 290 175 120   805 430 380
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 690 600 90   5,450 4,995 455
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 65 45 20   610 490 120
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 540 85 450   3,440 485 2,955
Personal, protective and transportation services 465 245 220   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 48 12,955 6,070 6,890   91,295 43,615 47,685
In the labour force 49 8,075 4,130 3,945   51,480 26,530 24,950
Employed 50 6,835 3,585 3,250   42,095 21,300 20,795
Unemployed 51 1,240 550 695   9,390 5,235 4,155
Not in the labour force 52 4,880 1,940 2,940   39,810 17,085 22,735
Participation rate 53 62.3 68.0 57.3   56.4 60.8 52.3
Employment rate 54 52.8 59.1 47.2   46.1 48.8 43.6
Unemployment rate 55 15.4 13.3 17.6   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 56 7,720 3,980 3,740   48,040 24,705 23,335
A Management occupations 57 525 280 240   3,035 1,765 1,270
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,100 295 810   6,080 1,330 4,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 235 185 50   1,080 840 240
D Health occupations 320 45 275   1,835 150 1,680
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 765 225 535   5,765 1,475 4,290
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 195 95 95   865 450 410
G Sales and service occupations 2,410 1,015 1,395   15,035 5,950 9,085
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,365 1,245 115   9,210 8,590 620
I Occupations unique to primary industry 320 250 75   3,335 2,775 560
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 480 325 150   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 58 7,715 3,980 3,735   48,040 24,705 23,335
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 345 290 55   4,475 3,585 885
Construction 650 590 60   4,165 3,905 260
Manufacturing 585 420 160   2,195 1,755 450
Wholesale trade 270 210 60   1,000 785 210
Retail trade 815 395 415   5,010 2,305 2,710
Finance and real estate 280 105 175   1,320 480 840
Health care and social services 925 120 805   6,075 955 5,120
Educational services 665 255 405   4,605 1,250 3,355
Business services 1,155 685 465   5,330 3,260 2,065
Other services 2,035 905 1,130   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 59 6,835 3,585 3,250   42,095 21,295 20,795
Worked at home 145 45 95   2,280 1,145 1,130
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   25 20 10
No fixed workplace address 890 730 165   5,450 4,420 1,030
Worked at usual place 5,800 2,805 2,990   34,335 15,710 18,625
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 5,425 2,550 2,870   23,660 10,385 13,280
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 65 40 25   7,255 3,355 3,900
Worked in a different census division (county) 245 160 85   2,530 1,390 1,145
Worked in a different province 65 55 15   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
Saskatoon, 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 6,695 3,535 3,160   39,785 20,130 19,655
Car, truck, van, as driver 4,460 2,270 2,190   27,490 13,895 13,590
Car, truck, van, as passenger 810 480 330   4,410 2,310 2,100
Public transit 490 205 285   1,245 535 705
Walked or bicycled 720 400 315   5,020 2,235 2,780
All other modes 210 175 35   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 61 8,260 4,155 4,100   51,725 26,075 25,650
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 62 17,648 20,082 15,007   16,762 19,020 15,195
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 23,901 27,130 20,628   23,187 26,240 20,083
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 63 3,475 1,925 1,545   20,875 10,990 9,885
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 33,339 36,040 30,850   31,324 34,383 29,043
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 36,049 38,024 33,590   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
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with income (counts) 64 11,780 5,485 6,300   82,555 39,180 43,375
Median income - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 65 16,431 16,965 16,201   13,843 13,477 14,094
Composition of total income (100%) 66 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 74.1 83.3 64.6   72.9 81.7 63.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 20.7 11.9 29.9   23.1 14.3 32.2
Other money - As a % of total income 5.2 4.9 5.5   4.0 4.0 4.1
Table: Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population

Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Saskatoon, City   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private Aboriginal households 67 8,525   49,540
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 68 33,656   34,414

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Code4711066) (table). Aboriginal Population Profile. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-594-XWE. Ottawa. Released January 15, 2008.
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