2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Saddle Lake Cree Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Saddle Lake Cree Nation (onihckiskwapowin) consisted of the Saddle Lake 125 and White Fish Lake 128 census subdivisions.E

E Excludes 2016 and 2006 census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian Settlements.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,295
Population 2006 1,220
Population change (%) 6
Median age 23
Under age 15 (%) 32
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 21
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 42
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 21
Community males, 10 to 19 years 24
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 1
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 21
Community females, 10 to 19 years 22
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
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 41
Couples without children 16
Lone parents 43
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 39
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 395 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 13
Minor repairs needed 30
Major repairs needed 58
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 6
College 26
Trade 13
High school 15
Less than high school 41
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 28
Education, law and social, community and government services 20
Sales and service 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 37
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 50
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 19,136

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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