2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Acadia First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Acadia First Nation consisted of the Yarmouth 33, Ponhook Lake 10, Wildcat 12, and Gold River 21 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 240
Population 2006 200
Population change (%) 20
Median age 35
Under age 15 (%) 25
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 54
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 12
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 8
Community males, 30 to 39 years 16
Community males, 40 to 49 years 16
Community males, 50 to 59 years 20
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 17
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 9
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 17
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 22
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 21
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 17
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 11
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 10
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 6
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 2
Nova Scotia on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 20
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 19
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 16
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 13
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 13
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 10
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 6
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 3
Nova Scotia on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 38
Couples without children 31
Lone parents 31
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 5
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 4
Nova Scotia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 56
Nova Scotia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 54

In the community, 10 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 0
Rented 0
Band housing 100
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 43
Minor repairs needed 33
Major repairs needed 24
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 21
Trade 7
High school 14
Less than high school 55
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 31
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 25
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 43
Employment rate (%) 35
Unemployment rate (%) 19
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 53
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 16,704

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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