2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation (Red Bank) consisted of the Red Bank 4 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 280
Population 2006 360
Population change (%) -22
Median age 36
Under age 15 (%) 21
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 14
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 57
Aged 65 plus (%) 9
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 11
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 19
Community males, 30 to 39 years 15
Community males, 40 to 49 years 15
Community males, 50 to 59 years 15
Community males, 60 to 69 years 11
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 10
Community females, 10 to 19 years 14
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 24
Community females, 50 to 59 years 14
Community females, 60 to 69 years 10
Community females, 70 to 79 years 7
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 29
Couples without children 36
Lone parents 36
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
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, 45 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 100
Overcrowded 0
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 16
Rented 11
Band housing 73
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 20
Minor repairs needed 54
Major repairs needed 27
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 22
Trade 8
High school 46
Less than high school 14
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 20
Education, law and social, community and government services 16
Natural and applied sciences and related 16
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 55
Employment rate (%) 41
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 40
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 12,512

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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