2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Colville Lake

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Colville Lake
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Colville Lake

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 115
Population 2006 115
Population change (%) 0
Median age 22
Under age 15 (%) 35
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 35
Aged 65 plus (%) 13
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 18
Community males, 10 to 19 years 18
Community males, 20 to 29 years 18
Community males, 30 to 39 years 0
Community males, 40 to 49 years 0
Community males, 50 to 59 years 0
Community males, 60 to 69 years 0
Community males, 70 to 79 years 18
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 25
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 0
Community females, 30 to 39 years 17
Community females, 40 to 49 years 17
Community females, 50 to 59 years 0
Community females, 60 to 69 years 0
Community females, 70 to 79 years 17
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 60
Couples without children 0
Lone parents 40
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 48
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 52
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 50 spoke North Slavey (Hare) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 42
Overcrowded 58
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 74
Rented 26
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 48
Minor repairs needed 13
Major repairs needed 39
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 0
Trade 20
High school 0
Less than high school 80
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 33
Business, finance and administration 22
Education, law and social, community and government services 22
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 53
Employment rate (%) 47
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 40

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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