2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 695
Population 2006 240
Population change (%) 190
Median age 30
Under age 15 (%) 28
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 47
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 20
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 16
Community males, 60 to 69 years 11
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 22
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 12
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 32
Couples without children 27
Lone parents 41
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 21
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 18
Métis Settlements: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 27
Métis Settlements: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 25

In the community, 120 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 88
Overcrowded 12
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 93
Rented 7
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 32
Minor repairs needed 36
Major repairs needed 32
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 26
Trade 21
High school 18
Less than high school 35
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 40
Sales and service 17
Business, finance and administration 10
Education, law and social, community and government services 10
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 57
Employment rate (%) 41
Unemployment rate (%) 26
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 35
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 22,784

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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