2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Alexander First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Alexander First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Alexander First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Alexander First Nation (Kipohtakaw) consisted of the Alexander 134 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,055
Population 2006 925
Population change (%) 14
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 30
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 21
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 43
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 20
Community males, 10 to 19 years 24
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 9
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 20
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 12
Community females, 60 to 69 years 6
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Alberta on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 24
Alberta on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 21
Alberta on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 16
Alberta on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
Alberta on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 11
Alberta on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 9
Alberta on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 5
Alberta on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 2
Alberta on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Alberta on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 24
Alberta on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 20
Alberta on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 15
Alberta on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
Alberta on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 11
Alberta on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 9
Alberta on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 6
Alberta on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 2
Alberta on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 36
Couples without children 13
Lone parents 52
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 33
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 350 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 83
Overcrowded 17
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 11
Rented 0
Band housing 89
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 26
Minor repairs needed 34
Major repairs needed 40
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 25
Trade 15
High school 23
Less than high school 33
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 22
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Sales and service 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 59
Employment rate (%) 47
Unemployment rate (%) 20
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 52
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 23,936

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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