2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Onion Lake Cree Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Onion Lake Cree Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Onion Lake Cree Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Onion Lake Cree Nation consisted of the Seekaskootch 119, Makaoo (Part) 120, Onion Lake 119-1, and Makaoo (Part) 120 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 3,245
Population 2006 2,275
Population change (%) 43
Median age 21
Under age 15 (%) 37
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 25
Community males, 10 to 19 years 23
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 9
Community males, 50 to 59 years 7
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 26
Community females, 10 to 19 years 22
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
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
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 24
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 22
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 16
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 11
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 10
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 9
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 5
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 2
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 24
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 21
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 16
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 10
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 9
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 5
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 2
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 39
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 46
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 53
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 41
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 1,325 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 67
Overcrowded 33
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 14
Rented 45
Band housing 41
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 34
Minor repairs needed 35
Major repairs needed 32
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 17
Trade 4
High school 21
Less than high school 50
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 26
Education, law and social, community and government services 23
Sales and service 22
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 43
Employment rate (%) 32
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 69
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 19,008

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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