2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Big Island Lake Cree Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Big Island Lake Cree Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Big Island Lake Cree Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Big Island Lake Cree Nation consisted of the Big Island Lake Cree Territory census subdivision.E

E 2006 census data suppressed due to confidentiality and/or data quality concerns.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 810
Population 2006 xsuppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Population change (%) ...not applicable
Median age 19
Under age 15 (%) 38
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 23
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 35
Aged 65 plus (%) 2
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 28
Community males, 10 to 19 years 23
Community males, 20 to 29 years 19
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 9
Community males, 50 to 59 years 7
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 29
Community females, 10 to 19 years 23
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 8
Community females, 50 to 59 years 7
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 29
Couples without children 6
Lone parents 65
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 0
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 67
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 340 spoke Plains Cree in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 48
Overcrowded 52
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 3
Rented 2
Band housing 94
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 9
Minor repairs needed 20
Major repairs needed 71
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 5
Trade 5
High school 23
Less than high school 65
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 31
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 35
Employment rate (%) 22
Unemployment rate (%) 35
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 44
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 12,896

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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