2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Lac la Ronge Indian Band

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Lac la Ronge Indian Band
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Lac la Ronge Indian Band

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Lac la Ronge Indian Band consisted of the Little Red River 106C, Little Red River 106D, Stanley 157, Morin Lake 217, Lac La Ronge 156, Sucker River 156C (Nemebien River 156C), Kitsakie 156B, Four Portages 157C, Brabant Lake, Grandmother's Bay 219, Little Hills 158, and Little Hills 158B census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 6,145
Population 2006 5,055
Population change (%) 22
Median age 22
Under age 15 (%) 35
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 20
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 41
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 24
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 19
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 24
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 1
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 41
Couples without children 11
Lone parents 48
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 73
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 2,720 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 60
Overcrowded 40
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 14
Rented 13
Band housing 73
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 32
Minor repairs needed 35
Major repairs needed 33
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 12
Trade 9
High school 19
Less than high school 56
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 32
Education, law and social, community and government services 21
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 39
Employment rate (%) 26
Unemployment rate (%) 32
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 45
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 12,864

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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