2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Cree Nation of Chisasibi

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Cree Nation of Chisasibi
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Cree Nation of Chisasibi

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 4,580
Population 2006 3,780
Population change (%) 21
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 32
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
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 22
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 14
Community males, 40 to 49 years 13
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 23
Community females, 10 to 19 years 18
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 6
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 1
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 51
Couples without children 11
Lone parents 38
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 98
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 98
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 86
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 80

In the community, 4,465 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 57
Overcrowded 43
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 14
Rented 18
Band housing 67
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 36
Minor repairs needed 25
Major repairs needed 39
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 18
Trade 13
High school 9
Less than high school 56
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 28
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 61
Employment rate (%) 51
Unemployment rate (%) 17
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 52
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 28,032

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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