2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Wagmatcook First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Wagmatcook First Nation consisted of the Wagmatcook 1 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 520
Population 2006 400
Population change (%) 30
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 34
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 44
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 20
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 7
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 15
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 29
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 10
Community females, 60 to 69 years 6
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 8
Lone parents 54
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 79
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 62
Nova Scotia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 56
Nova Scotia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 54

In the community, 325 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 87
Overcrowded 13
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 11
Rented 2
Band housing 87
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 30
Minor repairs needed 33
Major repairs needed 37
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 13
College 12
Trade 13
High school 23
Less than high school 35
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 26
Education, law and social, community and government services 16
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 44
Employment rate (%) 41
Unemployment rate (%) 0
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 45
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,152

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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