2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Loon River First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Loon River First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Loon River First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Loon River First Nation consisted of the Loon Lake 235 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 535
Population 2006 415
Population change (%) 29
Median age 22
Under age 15 (%) 36
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 42
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 24
Community males, 10 to 19 years 22
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 26
Community females, 10 to 19 years 19
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 7
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
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 62
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 23
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 72
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 56
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 305 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 8
Rented 0
Band housing 92
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 29
Minor repairs needed 42
Major repairs needed 29
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 8
Trade 12
High school 12
Less than high school 65
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 29
Sales and service 24
Education, law and social, community and government services 11
Management 11
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 62
Employment rate (%) 46
Unemployment rate (%) 28
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 32
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 24,384

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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