2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Webequie First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 780
Population 2006 615
Population change (%) 27
Median age 22
Under age 15 (%) 35
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 40
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 25
Community males, 10 to 19 years 21
Community males, 20 to 29 years 12
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 3
Community females, 0 to 9 years 24
Community females, 10 to 19 years 23
Community females, 20 to 29 years 12
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 8
Community females, 50 to 59 years 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
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 43
Couples without children 19
Lone parents 38
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 98
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 84
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 505 spoke Oji-Cree in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 67
Overcrowded 33
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 1
Rented 0
Band housing 99
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 6
Minor repairs needed 14
Major repairs needed 79
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 5
Trade 5
High school 16
Less than high school 70
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 32
Education, law and social, community and government services 21
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 44
Employment rate (%) 40
Unemployment rate (%) 11
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 43
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,920

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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