2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Eel Ground First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Eel Ground First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Eel Ground First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Eel Ground First Nation (Natoaganeg) consisted of the Big Hole Tract 8 (South Half) and Eel Ground 2 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 505
Population 2006 510
Population change (%) -1
Median age 30
Under age 15 (%) 26
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 49
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 21
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 8
Community males, 40 to 49 years 13
Community males, 50 to 59 years 15
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 15
Community females, 10 to 19 years 15
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 15
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 9
Community females, 70 to 79 years 6
Community females, 80 years and over 0
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 39
Couples without children 21
Lone parents 39
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 31
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 16
New Brunswick on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 44
New Brunswick on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 75 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 97
Overcrowded 3
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 27
Rented 8
Band housing 65
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 48
Minor repairs needed 29
Major repairs needed 24
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 9
College 23
Trade 11
High school 35
Less than high school 21
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 21
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 18
Sales and service 18
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 43
Employment rate (%) 32
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 42
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 10,272

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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