2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Tulita

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Tulita
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Tulita

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 425
Population 2006 455
Population change (%) -7
Median age 28
Under age 15 (%) 21
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 21
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 48
Aged 65 plus (%) 9
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 15
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 23
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 6
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 21
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 8
Community females, 50 to 59 years 18
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 5
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 0 to 9 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 10 to 19 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 20 to 29 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 30 to 39 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 40 to 49 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 50 to 59 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 60 to 69 years 7
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 70 to 79 years 3
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 80 years and over 1
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 0 to 9 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 10 to 19 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 20 to 29 years 16
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 30 to 39 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 40 to 49 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 50 to 59 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 60 to 69 years 7
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 70 to 79 years 3
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 48
Couples without children 14
Lone parents 38
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 49
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 38
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 135 spoke North Slavey (Hare) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 66
Overcrowded 34
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 52
Rented 48
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 22
Minor repairs needed 40
Major repairs needed 38
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 12
Trade 12
High school 14
Less than high school 55
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 27
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 23
Business, finance and administration 13
Education, law and social, community and government services 13
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 61
Employment rate (%) 51
Unemployment rate (%) 20
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 42
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,776

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

Partnership project between Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Industry, 2019

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