2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation consisted of the Beardy's and Okemasis 96 and 97A, Beardy's 97 and Okemasis 96, and Beardy's and Okemasis 96 and 97B census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,295
Population 2006 1,160
Population change (%) 12
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 32
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 42
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 22
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 9
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 23
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
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 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 41
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 44
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 40
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 25
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 330 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 53
Overcrowded 47
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 2
Rented 1
Band housing 97
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 13
Minor repairs needed 43
Major repairs needed 44
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 6
College 13
Trade 10
High school 32
Less than high school 38
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 29
Sales and service 27
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 21
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 52
Employment rate (%) 28
Unemployment rate (%) 45
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 60
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 18,624

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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