2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Miawpukek First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 830
Population 2006 780
Population change (%) 6
Median age 36
Under age 15 (%) 20
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 57
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 14
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 20
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 14
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 17
Community females, 50 to 59 years 14
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
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 51
Couples without children 33
Lone parents 16
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 2
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 2
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, 15 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 98
Overcrowded 2
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 61
Rented 30
Band housing 10
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 54
Minor repairs needed 36
Major repairs needed 10
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 8
College 32
Trade 22
High school 13
Less than high school 26
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 24
Sales and service 23
Education, law and social, community and government services 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 82
Employment rate (%) 34
Unemployment rate (%) 58
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 19
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,274

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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