2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 595
Population 2006 565
Population change (%) 5
Median age 25
Under age 15 (%) 28
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 21
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 45
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 21
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 15
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 15
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 19
Community females, 30 to 39 years 8
Community females, 40 to 49 years 15
Community females, 50 to 59 years 14
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
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 47
Couples without children 16
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, 565 spoke Naskapi in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 79
Overcrowded 21
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 0
Rented 3
Band housing 97
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 18
Minor repairs needed 34
Major repairs needed 49
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 18
Trade 28
High school 13
Less than high school 39
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 22
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 20
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 59
Employment rate (%) 40
Unemployment rate (%) 30
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 37
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 20,320

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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