2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Gift Lake Métis Settlement

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Gift Lake Métis Settlement
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Gift Lake Métis Settlement

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 655
Population 2006 735
Population change (%) -11
Median age 23
Under age 15 (%) 34
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 40
Aged 65 plus (%) 7
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 20
Community males, 10 to 19 years 26
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 7
Community males, 40 to 49 years 15
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 26
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 7
Community females, 40 to 49 years 16
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 3
Métis Settlements males, 0 to 9 years 20
Métis Settlements males, 10 to 19 years 19
Métis Settlements males, 20 to 29 years 14
Métis Settlements males, 30 to 39 years 10
Métis Settlements males, 40 to 49 years 12
Métis Settlements males, 50 to 59 years 12
Métis Settlements males, 60 to 69 years 8
Métis Settlements males, 70 to 79 years 4
Métis Settlements males, 80 years and over 2
Métis Settlements females, 0 to 9 years 20
Métis Settlements females, 10 to 19 years 19
Métis Settlements females, 20 to 29 years 15
Métis Settlements females, 30 to 39 years 10
Métis Settlements females, 40 to 49 years 12
Métis Settlements females, 50 to 59 years 12
Métis Settlements females, 60 to 69 years 7
Métis Settlements females, 70 to 79 years 3
Métis Settlements females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 42
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 42
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 50
Métis Settlements: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 27
Métis Settlements: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 25

In the community, 330 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 67
Overcrowded 33
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 90
Rented 10
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 26
Minor repairs needed 43
Major repairs needed 31
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 23
Trade 13
High school 10
Less than high school 52
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 27
Education, law and social, community and government services 25
Sales and service 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 51
Employment rate (%) 36
Unemployment rate (%) 30
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 26
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 22,080

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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