2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Abegweit First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Abegweit First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Abegweit First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Abegweit First Nation consisted of the Morell 2, Rocky Point 3, and Scotchfort 4 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 245
Population 2006 180
Population change (%) 36
Median age 26
Under age 15 (%) 33
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 14
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 49
Aged 65 plus (%) 0
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 17
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 21
Community males, 40 to 49 years 8
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 32
Community females, 10 to 19 years 12
Community females, 20 to 29 years 20
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 12
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 17
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 17
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 17
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 17
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 8
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 13
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 4
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 0
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 80 years and over 0
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 25
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 18
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 15
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 13
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 9
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 11
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 5
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 4
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 80 years and over 0
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 53
Couples without children 27
Lone parents 20
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 22
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 16
Prince Edward Island on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 18
Prince Edward Island on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 9

In the community, 40 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 84
Overcrowded 16
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 19
Rented 0
Band housing 81
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 35
Minor repairs needed 33
Major repairs needed 33
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 8
College 23
Trade 8
High school 31
Less than high school 31
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 33
Sales and service 19
Education, law and social, community and government services 11
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 70
Employment rate (%) 52
Unemployment rate (%) 26
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 27
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 12,896

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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