2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Fort Providence

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Fort Providence
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Fort Providence

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 630
Population 2006 660
Population change (%) -5
Median age 39
Under age 15 (%) 17
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 58
Aged 65 plus (%) 10
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 10
Community males, 10 to 19 years 15
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 18
Community males, 50 to 59 years 16
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 3
Community females, 0 to 9 years 10
Community females, 10 to 19 years 14
Community females, 20 to 29 years 12
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 19
Community females, 50 to 59 years 12
Community females, 60 to 69 years 12
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 50
Couples without children 28
Lone parents 22
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 52
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 60
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 250 spoke South Slavey in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 91
Overcrowded 9
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 58
Rented 42
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 28
Minor repairs needed 31
Major repairs needed 41
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 2
College 16
Trade 9
High school 15
Less than high school 57
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 31
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Education, law and social, community and government services 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 62
Employment rate (%) 39
Unemployment rate (%) 38
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 38
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 15,248

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

Partnership project between Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

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