2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Buffalo River Dene Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Buffalo River Dene Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Buffalo River Dene Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Buffalo River Dene Nation consisted of the Buffalo River Dene Nation 193 (Peter Pond Lake 193) census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 770
Population 2006 730
Population change (%) 5
Median age 26
Under age 15 (%) 31
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 48
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 24
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 12
Community males, 50 to 59 years 12
Community males, 60 to 69 years 7
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 19
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 12
Community females, 60 to 69 years 6
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 43
Couples without children 14
Lone parents 43
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 75
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 77
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 580 spoke Dene in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 77
Overcrowded 23
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 19
Rented 3
Band housing 77
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 25
Minor repairs needed 29
Major repairs needed 46
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 12
Trade 22
High school 10
Less than high school 49
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 25
Sales and service 22
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 46
Employment rate (%) 30
Unemployment rate (%) 33
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 40
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 20,608

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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