2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – St. Mary's First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - St. Mary's First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — St. Mary's First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, St. Mary's First Nation (Sitansisk) consisted of the Devon 30 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 910
Population 2006 670
Population change (%) 36
Median age 25
Under age 15 (%) 35
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 14
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 46
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 26
Community males, 10 to 19 years 21
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 9
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
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 22
Community females, 10 to 19 years 18
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 6
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 44
Couples without children 19
Lone parents 37
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 29
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 13
New Brunswick on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 44
New Brunswick on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 105 spoke Malecite in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 97
Overcrowded 3
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 9
Rented 0
Band housing 91
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 49
Minor repairs needed 35
Major repairs needed 15
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 9
College 24
Trade 5
High school 30
Less than high school 32
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 38
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 16
Education, law and social, community and government services 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 53
Employment rate (%) 46
Unemployment rate (%) 16
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 45
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 16,336

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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