2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Pelly Crossing

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Pelly Crossing
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Pelly Crossing

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3  in the Pelly Crossing (Settlement) census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 300
Population 2006 245
Population change (%) 22
Median age 35
Under age 15 (%) 22
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 12
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 57
Aged 65 plus (%) 12
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 19
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 19
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 17
Community females, 10 to 19 years 7
Community females, 20 to 29 years 21
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 17
Community females, 60 to 69 years 10
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Yukon Aboriginal males, 0 to 9 years 17
Yukon Aboriginal males, 10 to 19 years 17
Yukon Aboriginal males, 20 to 29 years 16
Yukon Aboriginal males, 30 to 39 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal males, 40 to 49 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal males, 50 to 59 years 14
Yukon Aboriginal males, 60 to 69 years 7
Yukon Aboriginal males, 70 to 79 years 3
Yukon Aboriginal males, 80 years and over 1
Yukon Aboriginal females, 0 to 9 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 10 to 19 years 15
Yukon Aboriginal females, 20 to 29 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 30 to 39 years 14
Yukon Aboriginal females, 40 to 49 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 50 to 59 years 16
Yukon Aboriginal females, 60 to 69 years 9
Yukon Aboriginal females, 70 to 79 years 3
Yukon Aboriginal females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 32
Couples without children 32
Lone parents 37
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 18
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 33
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 16
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 14

In the community, 95 spoke Northern Tutchone in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 97
Overcrowded 3
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 8
Rented 0
Band housing 92
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 22
Minor repairs needed 30
Major repairs needed 48
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 23
Trade 25
High school 13
Less than high school 38
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 27
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 75
Employment rate (%) 49
Unemployment rate (%) 37
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 31
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 11,744

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

Partnership project between Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

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