2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Black Lake Denesuline Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Black Lake Denesuline Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Black Lake Denesuline Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Black Lake Denesuline Nation consisted of the Chicken 225 and Chicken 224 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,340
Population 2006 1,130
Population change (%) 19
Median age 23
Under age 15 (%) 34
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 43
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 22
Community males, 10 to 19 years 24
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 16
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 7
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 1
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 21
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 18
Community females, 40 to 49 years 9
Community females, 50 to 59 years 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 2
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 49
Couples without children 9
Lone parents 43
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 98
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 98
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 1,310 spoke Dene in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 44
Overcrowded 56
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 4
Rented 2
Band housing 94
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 13
Minor repairs needed 22
Major repairs needed 64
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 10
Trade 5
High school 11
Less than high school 70
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 26
Sales and service 26
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 13
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 57
Employment rate (%) 27
Unemployment rate (%) 53
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 58
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 24,661

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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