2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Opaskwayak Cree Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Opaskwayak Cree Nation consisted of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21A, Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21B, Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21C, Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21I, Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21E, and Opaskwayak Cree Nation 27A (Carrot River) census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 2,835
Population 2006 2,470
Population change (%) 15
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 33
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 43
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 23
Community males, 10 to 19 years 21
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 21
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
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 6
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 43
Couples without children 16
Lone parents 40
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 28
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 24
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46

In the community, 670 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 65
Overcrowded 35
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 49
Rented 11
Band housing 40
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 29
Minor repairs needed 36
Major repairs needed 35
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 8
College 22
Trade 8
High school 22
Less than high school 39
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 34
Education, law and social, community and government services 22
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 13
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 56
Employment rate (%) 46
Unemployment rate (%) 17
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 50
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 21,632

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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