2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Weenusk First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 195
Population 2006 220
Population change (%) -11
Median age 33
Under age 15 (%) 28
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 13
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 46
Aged 65 plus (%) 13
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 14
Community males, 10 to 19 years 10
Community males, 20 to 29 years 10
Community males, 30 to 39 years 14
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 10
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 11
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 11
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 11
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 45
Couples without children 27
Lone parents 27
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 61
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 59
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 110 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 92
Overcrowded 8
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 8
Rented 5
Band housing 87
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 44
Minor repairs needed 28
Major repairs needed 28
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 30
Trade 0
High school 9
Less than high school 61
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 24
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 24
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 43
Unemployment rate (%) 21
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 40

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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