2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Ermineskin Tribe

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Ermineskin Tribe
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Ermineskin Tribe

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Ermineskin Tribe consisted of the Ermineskin 138 and Pigeon Lake 138A census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 2,820
Population 2006 1,810
Population change (%) 56
Median age 19
Under age 15 (%) 41
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 37
Aged 65 plus (%) 3
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 27
Community males, 10 to 19 years 25
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 9
Community males, 50 to 59 years 7
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 1
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 27
Community females, 10 to 19 years 25
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 7
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 1
Community females, 80 years and over 1
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 38
Couples without children 10
Lone parents 52
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 31
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 43
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 1,195 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 7
Rented 0
Band housing 93
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 13
Minor repairs needed 24
Major repairs needed 63
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 16
Trade 15
High school 16
Less than high school 48
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 27
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Education, law and social, community and government services 20
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 47
Employment rate (%) 34
Unemployment rate (%) 29
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 43
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 14,304

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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