2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Wekweètì

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Wekweètì
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Wekweètì

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 125
Population 2006 130
Population change (%) -4
Median age 29
Under age 15 (%) 32
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 12
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 56
Aged 65 plus (%) 0
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 0
Community males, 30 to 39 years 27
Community males, 40 to 49 years 18
Community males, 50 to 59 years 18
Community males, 60 to 69 years 0
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 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 21
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 0
Community females, 60 to 69 years 0
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 14
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 67
Couples without children 0
Lone parents 33
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 81
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 72
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 85 spoke Dogrib (Tlicho) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 60
Overcrowded 40
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 77
Rented 23
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 15
Minor repairs needed 38
Major repairs needed 46
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 21
Trade 21
High school 21
Less than high school 43
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 29
Business, finance and administration 21
Sales and service 21
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 56
Employment rate (%) 56
Unemployment rate (%) 20
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 46

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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