2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Grassy Narrows First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Grassy Narrows First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Grassy Narrows First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Grassy Narrows First Nation (Asubpeechoseewagong Netum Anishinabek) consisted of the English River 21 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 620
Population 2006 625
Population change (%) -1
Median age 26
Under age 15 (%) 31
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 48
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 22
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 14
Community males, 40 to 49 years 13
Community males, 50 to 59 years 13
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 20
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 20
Community females, 30 to 39 years 17
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 12
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 0
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 42
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 42
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 59
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 280 spoke Ojibway in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 79
Overcrowded 21
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 2
Rented 2
Band housing 96
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 26
Minor repairs needed 24
Major repairs needed 50
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 18
Trade 6
High school 12
Less than high school 62
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 37
Sales and service 26
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 45
Employment rate (%) 36
Unemployment rate (%) 21
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 53
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 18,816

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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