2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Esgenoôpetitj First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Esgenoôpetitj First Nation (Burnt Church) consisted of the Esgenoôpetitj 14 and Tabusintac 9 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,125
Population 2006 1,075
Population change (%) 5
Median age 29
Under age 15 (%) 27
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 52
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 19
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 14
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 17
Community males, 50 to 59 years 13
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 19
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 10
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 2
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 36
Couples without children 18
Lone parents 46
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 53
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42
New Brunswick on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 44
New Brunswick on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 475 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 90
Overcrowded 10
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 39
Rented 11
Band housing 50
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 33
Minor repairs needed 28
Major repairs needed 40
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 11
Trade 18
High school 22
Less than high school 43
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 33
Sales and service 23
Education, law and social, community and government services 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 51
Employment rate (%) 32
Unemployment rate (%) 37
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 24
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 11,246

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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