2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Bear River First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Bear River First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Bear River First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Bear River First Nation consisted of the Bear River (Part) 6, Bear River (Part) 6, and Bear River 6B census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 110
Population 2006 125
Population change (%) -12
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 36
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 14
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 41
Aged 65 plus (%) 9
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 36
Community males, 10 to 19 years 0
Community males, 20 to 29 years 18
Community males, 30 to 39 years 18
Community males, 40 to 49 years 18
Community males, 50 to 59 years 18
Community males, 60 to 69 years 0
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 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 0
Community females, 40 to 49 years 15
Community females, 50 to 59 years 15
Community females, 60 to 69 years 0
Community females, 70 to 79 years 15
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 50
Couples without children 25
Lone parents 25
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 12
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 13
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 61
Minor repairs needed 30
Major repairs needed 9
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 27
Trade 27
High school 18
Less than high school 27
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 27
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 27
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 57
Employment rate (%) 43
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 40

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

Partnership project between Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Industry, 2019

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