2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Norman Wells

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Norman Wells
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Norman Wells

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 315
Population 2006 300
Population change (%) 5
Median age 30
Under age 15 (%) 29
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 14
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 51
Aged 65 plus (%) 10
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 17
Community males, 10 to 19 years 24
Community males, 20 to 29 years 14
Community males, 30 to 39 years 14
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 7
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 14
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 11
Community females, 30 to 39 years 17
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 6
Community females, 60 to 69 years 11
Community females, 70 to 79 years 6
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 45
Couples without children 30
Lone parents 25
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 20
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 25
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 65 spoke North Slavey (Hare) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 89
Overcrowded 11
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 44
Rented 56
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 51
Minor repairs needed 29
Major repairs needed 21
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 11
College 27
Trade 16
High school 16
Less than high school 27
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Business, finance and administration 22
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 19
Education, law and social, community and government services 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 74
Employment rate (%) 65
Unemployment rate (%) 12
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 59
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 78,080

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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