2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Fort McKay First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Fort McKay First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Fort McKay First Nation

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 690
Population 2006 495
Population change (%) 39
Median age 27
Under age 15 (%) 31
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 47
Aged 65 plus (%) 7
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 22
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 14
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 3
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 21
Community females, 10 to 19 years 15
Community females, 20 to 29 years 20
Community females, 30 to 39 years 15
Community females, 40 to 49 years 9
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 9
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 3
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 45
Couples without children 25
Lone parents 30
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 27
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 155 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 94
Overcrowded 6
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 8
Rented 16
Band housing 76
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 58
Minor repairs needed 27
Major repairs needed 15
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 15
Trade 16
High school 26
Less than high school 39
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 39
Sales and service 16
Business, finance and administration 11
Education, law and social, community and government services 11
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 63
Employment rate (%) 51
Unemployment rate (%) 18
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 50
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 35,776

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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