2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Micmacs of Gesgapegiag

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Micmacs of Gesgapegiag
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Micmacs of Gesgapegiag

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

E 2006 census data suppressed due to confidentiality and/or data quality concerns.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 605
Population 2006 xsuppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Population change (%) ...not applicable
Median age 27
Under age 15 (%) 29
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 46
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 24
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 14
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 13
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 22
Community females, 10 to 19 years 10
Community females, 20 to 29 years 19
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 15
Community females, 50 to 59 years 10
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Quebec on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 22
Quebec on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 19
Quebec on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
Quebec on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
Quebec on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
Quebec on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 10
Quebec on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 6
Quebec on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 3
Quebec on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Quebec on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 20
Quebec on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 18
Quebec on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 15
Quebec on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 13
Quebec on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 13
Quebec on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 11
Quebec on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 7
Quebec on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 3
Quebec on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 41
Couples without children 16
Lone parents 44
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 0
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 86
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 80

In the community, 240 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 97
Overcrowded 3
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 63
Rented 4
Band housing 33
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 33
Minor repairs needed 40
Major repairs needed 26
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 12
Trade 20
High school 26
Less than high school 41
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 23
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 21
Education, law and social, community and government services 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 61
Employment rate (%) 38
Unemployment rate (%) 38
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 27
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 16,026

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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