2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Fort Albany First Nation & Kashechewan First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Fort Albany First Nation & Kashechewan First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Fort Albany First Nation & Kashechewan First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Fort Albany First Nation & Kashechewan First Nation consisted of the Fort Albany (Part) 67 and Fort Albany (Part) 67 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 2,110
Population 2006 1,805
Population change (%) 17
Median age 21
Under age 15 (%) 36
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 20
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 41
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 25
Community males, 10 to 19 years 21
Community males, 20 to 29 years 19
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 9
Community males, 50 to 59 years 9
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 28
Community females, 10 to 19 years 19
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 3
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
Community females, 80 years and over 1
Ontario on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 20
Ontario on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 19
Ontario on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
Ontario on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 11
Ontario on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
Ontario on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 12
Ontario on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 7
Ontario on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 3
Ontario on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Ontario on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 20
Ontario on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 17
Ontario on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 14
Ontario on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
Ontario on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 12
Ontario on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 12
Ontario on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 8
Ontario on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 4
Ontario on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 53
Couples without children 6
Lone parents 41
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 95
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 81
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 1,705 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 58
Overcrowded 42
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 40
Rented 12
Band housing 48
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 10
Minor repairs needed 18
Major repairs needed 72
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 1
College 15
Trade 6
High school 19
Less than high school 59
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 32
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 23
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 44
Employment rate (%) 33
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 41
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 8,288

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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