2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Atikameksheng Anishnawbek

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Atikameksheng Anishnawbek
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Atikameksheng Anishnawbek

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Atikameksheng Anishnawbek (Whitefish Lake) consisted of the Whitefish Lake 6 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 360
Population 2006 335
Population change (%) 7
Median age 36
Under age 15 (%) 18
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 21
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 49
Aged 65 plus (%) 13
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 9
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 14
Community males, 30 to 39 years 6
Community males, 40 to 49 years 17
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 9
Community males, 70 to 79 years 9
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 14
Community females, 10 to 19 years 19
Community females, 20 to 29 years 11
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 22
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 11
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 45
Couples without children 18
Lone parents 36
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 13
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 11
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 40 spoke Ojibway in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 97
Overcrowded 3
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 59
Rented 7
Band housing 34
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 39
Minor repairs needed 32
Major repairs needed 29
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 14
College 32
Trade 14
High school 16
Less than high school 23
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Sales and service 19
Education, law and social, community and government services 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 57
Employment rate (%) 45
Unemployment rate (%) 18
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 54
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 19,541

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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