2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Chemawawin Cree Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Chemawawin Cree Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Chemawawin Cree Nation

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,250
Population 2006 985
Population change (%) 27
Median age 19
Under age 15 (%) 40
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 22
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 36
Aged 65 plus (%) 2
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 29
Community males, 10 to 19 years 24
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 9
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 2
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 28
Community females, 10 to 19 years 23
Community females, 20 to 29 years 19
Community females, 30 to 39 years 9
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 7
Community females, 60 to 69 years 3
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
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 49
Couples without children 7
Lone parents 44
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 64
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46

In the community, 560 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 62
Overcrowded 38
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 6
Rented 12
Band housing 82
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 24
Minor repairs needed 22
Major repairs needed 53
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 8
Trade 6
High school 20
Less than high school 61
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 24
Sales and service 24
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 33
Employment rate (%) 26
Unemployment rate (%) 22
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 58
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,931

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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