2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Waterhen Lake First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Waterhen Lake First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Waterhen Lake First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Waterhen Lake First Nation consisted of the Waterhen 130 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 655
Population 2006 715
Population change (%) -8
Median age 21
Under age 15 (%) 40
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 39
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 27
Community males, 10 to 19 years 22
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 8
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 25
Community females, 10 to 19 years 22
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
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 37
Couples without children 17
Lone parents 47
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 49
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 32
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 210 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 11
Band housing 87
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 27
Minor repairs needed 30
Major repairs needed 43
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 12
Trade 12
High school 28
Less than high school 43
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 25
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 25
Sales and service 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 38
Employment rate (%) 28
Unemployment rate (%) 30
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 33
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 21,120

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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