2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Montagnais de Unamen Shipu

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Montagnais de Unamen Shipu
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Montagnais de Unamen Shipu

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Montagnais de Unamen Shipu consisted of the La Romaine census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 965
Population 2006 915
Population change (%) 5
Median age 27
Under age 15 (%) 31
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 46
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 27
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 7
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 19
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 2
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 49
Couples without children 13
Lone parents 38
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 100
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 99
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 86
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 80

In the community, 955 spoke Montagnais (Innu) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 77
Overcrowded 23
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 5
Rented 0
Band housing 95
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 24
Minor repairs needed 33
Major repairs needed 43
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 2
College 5
Trade 8
High school 4
Less than high school 82
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 33
Education, law and social, community and government services 17
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 45
Employment rate (%) 31
Unemployment rate (%) 29
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 43
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 10,144

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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