2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Wahgoshig First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Wahgoshig First Nation consisted of the Abitibi 70 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 140
Population 2006 110
Population change (%) 27
Median age 30
Under age 15 (%) 25
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 21
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 54
Aged 65 plus (%) 0
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 19
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 19
Community males, 40 to 49 years 13
Community males, 50 to 59 years 19
Community males, 60 to 69 years 0
Community males, 70 to 79 years 13
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 17
Community females, 10 to 19 years 25
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 17
Community females, 40 to 49 years 17
Community females, 50 to 59 years 17
Community females, 60 to 69 years 17
Community females, 70 to 79 years 17
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 50
Couples without children 25
Lone parents 25
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 32
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 14
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 15 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 93
Overcrowded 7
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 18
Rented 21
Band housing 61
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 25
Minor repairs needed 46
Major repairs needed 29
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 13
College 31
Trade 25
High school 13
Less than high school 31
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 27
Business, finance and administration 20
Sales and service 20
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 71
Employment rate (%) 52
Unemployment rate (%) 27
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 58

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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