2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation consisted of the Makwa Lake 129B, Makwa Lake 129, and Makwa Lake 129C census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 990
Population 2006 795
Population change (%) 25
Median age 19
Under age 15 (%) 41
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 39
Aged 65 plus (%) 2
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 28
Community males, 10 to 19 years 24
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 7
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 27
Community females, 10 to 19 years 22
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 9
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 3
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
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 9
Lone parents 50
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 65
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 28
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 285 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 72
Overcrowded 28
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 5
Rented 8
Band housing 87
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 27
Minor repairs needed 26
Major repairs needed 46
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 18
Trade 6
High school 21
Less than high school 51
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 29
Education, law and social, community and government services 27
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 23
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 35
Employment rate (%) 22
Unemployment rate (%) 39
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 18
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,024

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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