2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Whatì

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Whatì
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Whatì

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 450
Population 2006 430
Population change (%) 5
Median age 28
Under age 15 (%) 27
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 49
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 17
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 17
Community males, 40 to 49 years 15
Community males, 50 to 59 years 9
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 16
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 19
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
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 55
Couples without children 9
Lone parents 36
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 83
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 82
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 365 spoke Dogrib (Tlicho) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 66
Overcrowded 34
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 70
Rented 30
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 33
Minor repairs needed 33
Major repairs needed 33
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 6
Trade 4
High school 20
Less than high school 71
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 28
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 25
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 (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 41
Unemployment rate (%) 18
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 45
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 14,304

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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