2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Sweetgrass First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Sweetgrass First Nation consisted of the Sweet Grass 113, Sweet Grass 113-M16, and Sweet Grass 113-L6 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 640
Population 2006 485
Population change (%) 32
Median age 26
Under age 15 (%) 31
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 44
Aged 65 plus (%) 9
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 18
Community males, 10 to 19 years 23
Community males, 20 to 29 years 12
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
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 24
Community females, 10 to 19 years 19
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 10
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 11
Community females, 70 to 79 years 5
Community females, 80 years and over 0
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 26
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 59
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 275 spoke Plains Cree in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 83
Overcrowded 17
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 14
Rented 0
Band housing 86
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 20
Minor repairs needed 22
Major repairs needed 58
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 18
Trade 16
High school 27
Less than high school 34
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 34
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 23
Education, law and social, community and government services 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 33
Unemployment rate (%) 34
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 43
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 19,605

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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