2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Whapmagoostui First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Whapmagoostui First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Whapmagoostui First Nation

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 935
Population 2006 775
Population change (%) 21
Median age 22
Under age 15 (%) 35
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 22
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 39
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 23
Community males, 10 to 19 years 24
Community males, 20 to 29 years 18
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 24
Community females, 10 to 19 years 18
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 10
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 10
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
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 64
Couples without children 14
Lone parents 23
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 99
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, 900 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 63
Overcrowded 37
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 0
Rented 4
Band housing 96
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 19
Minor repairs needed 31
Major repairs needed 50
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 21
Trade 20
High school 11
Less than high school 42
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 30
Sales and service 30
Business, finance and administration 15
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 71
Employment rate (%) 60
Unemployment rate (%) 14
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 46
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 20,992

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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