2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Wauzhushk Onigum Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Wauzhushk Onigum Nation (Rat Portage) consisted of the Kenora 38B census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 405
Population 2006 340
Population change (%) 19
Median age 26
Under age 15 (%) 28
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 49
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 16
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 16
Community males, 40 to 49 years 12
Community males, 50 to 59 years 12
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 21
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 10
Community females, 40 to 49 years 8
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 5
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 36
Couples without children 23
Lone parents 41
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 41
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 26
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 100 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 4
Rented 2
Band housing 94
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 35
Minor repairs needed 20
Major repairs needed 46
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 21
Trade 7
High school 28
Less than high school 37
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 38
Education, law and social, community and government services 21
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 60
Employment rate (%) 45
Unemployment rate (%) 26
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 46
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,136

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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