2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Beaver Lake Cree Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Beaver Lake Cree Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Beaver Lake Cree Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Beaver Lake Cree Nation consisted of the Beaver Lake 131 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 410
Population 2006 375
Population change (%) 9
Median age 25
Under age 15 (%) 29
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 20
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 46
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 18
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 20
Community males, 30 to 39 years 14
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 5
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 21
Community females, 10 to 19 years 24
Community females, 20 to 29 years 11
Community females, 30 to 39 years 18
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 5
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 41
Couples without children 18
Lone parents 41
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 45
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 29
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 120 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 66
Overcrowded 34
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 2
Rented 0
Band housing 98
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 21
Minor repairs needed 35
Major repairs needed 44
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 19
Trade 7
High school 21
Less than high school 55
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 30
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 26
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 51
Employment rate (%) 35
Unemployment rate (%) 35
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 59
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 18,688

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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