2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Black River First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Black River First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Black River First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Black River First Nation consisted of the Black River 9 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 695
Population 2006 460
Population change (%) 51
Median age 19
Under age 15 (%) 40
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 38
Aged 65 plus (%) 3
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 33
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 14
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 6
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 28
Community females, 10 to 19 years 22
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 9
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 7
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 3
Manitoba on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 25
Manitoba on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 21
Manitoba on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 16
Manitoba on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 11
Manitoba on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 11
Manitoba on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 9
Manitoba on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 5
Manitoba on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 2
Manitoba on-reserve males, 80 years and over 0
Manitoba on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 25
Manitoba on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 20
Manitoba on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 16
Manitoba on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 11
Manitoba on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 11
Manitoba on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 9
Manitoba on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 5
Manitoba on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 2
Manitoba on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 45
Couples without children 12
Lone parents 42
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 21
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46

In the community, 135 spoke Ojibway in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 69
Overcrowded 31
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 33
Rented 1
Band housing 65
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 33
Minor repairs needed 32
Major repairs needed 35
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 18
Trade 12
High school 18
Less than high school 46
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 25
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Sales and service 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 48
Employment rate (%) 29
Unemployment rate (%) 41
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 34
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 9,280

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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