2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Mushuau Innu First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Mushuau Innu First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Mushuau Innu First Nation

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 895
Population 2006 660
Population change (%) 36
Median age 20
Under age 15 (%) 42
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 38
Aged 65 plus (%) 2
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 28
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 20
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 6
Community males, 60 to 69 years 2
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 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 4
Community females, 60 to 69 years 2
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 25
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 19
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 14
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 9
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 4
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 1
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 21
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 20
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 18
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 14
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 12
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 8
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 4
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 2
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 50
Couples without children 10
Lone parents 40
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 95
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 94
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 66
Newfoundland and Labrador on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 64

In the community, 640 spoke Naskapi in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 59
Overcrowded 41
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 2
Rented 0
Band housing 98
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 13
Minor repairs needed 31
Major repairs needed 56
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 14
Trade 11
High school 7
Less than high school 65
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 39
Sales and service 21
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 63
Employment rate (%) 44
Unemployment rate (%) 29
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 46
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.

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

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