2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Wasagamack First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,405
Population 2006 1,150
Population change (%) 22
Median age 20
Under age 15 (%) 41
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 40
Aged 65 plus (%) 2
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 30
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 9
Community males, 50 to 59 years 7
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 1
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 30
Community females, 10 to 19 years 18
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 8
Community females, 50 to 59 years 7
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 1
Community females, 80 years and over 0
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 59
Couples without children 13
Lone parents 28
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 97
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 78
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46

In the community, 1,090 spoke Oji-Cree in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 33
Overcrowded 67
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 6
Rented 1
Band housing 94
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 3
Minor repairs needed 14
Major repairs needed 83
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 7
Trade 2
High school 16
Less than high school 73
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 34
Sales and service 18
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 24
Employment rate (%) 20
Unemployment rate (%) 13
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 67
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 15,680

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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