2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Big River First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Big River First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Big River First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Big River First Nation consisted of the Big River 118 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,535
Population 2006 1,430
Population change (%) 7
Median age 20
Under age 15 (%) 39
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 39
Aged 65 plus (%) 3
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 25
Community males, 10 to 19 years 25
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 1
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 26
Community females, 10 to 19 years 25
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 7
Community females, 60 to 69 years 3
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
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 13
Lone parents 46
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 58
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 885 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 53
Overcrowded 47
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 4
Rented 0
Band housing 96
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 19
Minor repairs needed 23
Major repairs needed 58
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 8
College 7
Trade 12
High school 24
Less than high school 48
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 31
Sales and service 23
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 21
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 41
Employment rate (%) 28
Unemployment rate (%) 31
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 41
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,728

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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