2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Cross Lake Band

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Cross Lake Band
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Cross Lake Band

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Cross Lake Band (Pimicikamak ) consisted of the Cross Lake 19, Cross Lake 19A, and Cross Lake 19E census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 4,350
Population 2006 3,815
Population change (%) 14
Median age 22
Under age 15 (%) 36
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 40
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 26
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 18
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 27
Community females, 10 to 19 years 18
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 10
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
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 35
Couples without children 11
Lone parents 54
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 82
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 71
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46

In the community, 3,100 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 50
Overcrowded 50
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 9
Rented 5
Band housing 86
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 16
Minor repairs needed 23
Major repairs needed 62
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 6
College 18
Trade 7
High school 18
Less than high school 51
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 29
Sales and service 28
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 44
Employment rate (%) 29
Unemployment rate (%) 33
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 58
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 18,918

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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