2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – James Smith Cree Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - James Smith Cree Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — James Smith Cree Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, James Smith Cree Nation consisted of the James Smith 100 and Cumberland 100A census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,060
Population 2006 1,090
Population change (%) -3
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 33
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 45
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 21
Community males, 10 to 19 years 21
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 24
Community females, 10 to 19 years 23
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 9
Community females, 50 to 59 years 12
Community females, 60 to 69 years 6
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
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 48
Couples without children 18
Lone parents 34
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 28
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 13
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 140 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 58
Overcrowded 42
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 2
Rented 0
Band housing 98
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 10
Minor repairs needed 26
Major repairs needed 64
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 23
Trade 8
High school 23
Less than high school 42
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 24
Sales and service 20
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 35
Employment rate (%) 26
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 47
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 17,536

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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