2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – North Caribou Lake First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - North Caribou Lake First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — North Caribou Lake First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, North Caribou Lake First Nation (Wwagamow/Round Lake) consisted of the Weagamow Lake 87 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 875
Population 2006 700
Population change (%) 25
Median age 23
Under age 15 (%) 37
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 43
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 24
Community males, 10 to 19 years 21
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 28
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
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 45
Couples without children 18
Lone parents 37
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 69
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 55
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 450 spoke Oji-Cree in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 78
Overcrowded 22
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 0
Rented 1
Band housing 99
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 22
Minor repairs needed 20
Major repairs needed 58
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 9
Trade 15
High school 11
Less than high school 61
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 23
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 23
Education, law and social, community and government services 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 65
Employment rate (%) 50
Unemployment rate (%) 23
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 52
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 15,264

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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