2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Fisher River First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Fisher River First Nation consisted of the Fisher River 44 and Fisher River 44A census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,505
Population 2006 1,160
Population change (%) 30
Median age 27
Under age 15 (%) 31
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 46
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 22
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 12
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 7
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 22
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 4
Community females, 80 years and over 1
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 42
Couples without children 20
Lone parents 38
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 21
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 15
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46

In the community, 180 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 75
Overcrowded 25
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 11
Rented 5
Band housing 85
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 32
Minor repairs needed 30
Major repairs needed 38
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 9
College 26
Trade 12
High school 21
Less than high school 33
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 21
Education, law and social, community and government services 20
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 51
Employment rate (%) 34
Unemployment rate (%) 33
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 35
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 16,000

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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