2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Fort Resolution

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 430
Population 2006 445
Population change (%) -3
Median age 33
Under age 15 (%) 22
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 49
Aged 65 plus (%) 14
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 15
Community males, 10 to 19 years 13
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 4
Community males, 40 to 49 years 9
Community males, 50 to 59 years 20
Community males, 60 to 69 years 15
Community males, 70 to 79 years 7
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 15
Community females, 10 to 19 years 18
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 10
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 15
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 5
Community females, 80 years and over 5
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 43
Couples without children 26
Lone parents 30
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 28
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 110 spoke Dene in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 94
Overcrowded 6
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 67
Rented 33
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 24
Minor repairs needed 39
Major repairs needed 37
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 20
Trade 18
High school 11
Less than high school 47
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 29
Education, law and social, community and government services 20
Sales and service 20
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 58
Employment rate (%) 46
Unemployment rate (%) 21
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 41
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 16,448

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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