2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Cree Nation of Nemaska

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 740
Population 2006 615
Population change (%) 20
Median age 26
Under age 15 (%) 28
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 49
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 23
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 18
Community males, 30 to 39 years 14
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 9
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 17
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 16
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
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 55
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 30
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, 725 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 83
Overcrowded 17
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 3
Rented 19
Band housing 77
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 21
Minor repairs needed 32
Major repairs needed 47
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 19
Trade 28
High school 10
Less than high school 38
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 27
Education, law and social, community and government services 21
Business, finance and administration 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 74
Employment rate (%) 66
Unemployment rate (%) 9
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 50
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 24,992

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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