2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Elsipogtog First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Elsipogtog First Nation (Big Cove) consisted of the Richibucto 15 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,890
Population 2006 1,855
Population change (%) 2
Median age 27
Under age 15 (%) 28
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 48
Aged 65 plus (%) 7
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 19
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 12
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 19
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 15
Community females, 60 to 69 years 6
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 1
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 19
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 19
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 16
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 13
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 12
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 7
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 2
New Brunswick on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 18
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 16
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 13
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 14
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 13
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 13
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 8
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 4
New Brunswick on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 30
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 55
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 69
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 57
New Brunswick on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 44
New Brunswick on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 1,080 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 93
Overcrowded 7
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 7
Rented 26
Band housing 67
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 34
Minor repairs needed 30
Major repairs needed 36
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 22
Trade 21
High school 20
Less than high school 29
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 28
Education, law and social, community and government services 20
Sales and service 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 30
Unemployment rate (%) 40
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 33
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 15,712

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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