2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 185
Population 2006 215
Population change (%) -14
Median age 38
Under age 15 (%) 19
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 14
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 54
Aged 65 plus (%) 14
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 15
Community males, 10 to 19 years 15
Community males, 20 to 29 years 10
Community males, 30 to 39 years 15
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 15
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 12
Community females, 10 to 19 years 12
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 18
Community females, 60 to 69 years 18
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Yukon Aboriginal males, 0 to 9 years 17
Yukon Aboriginal males, 10 to 19 years 17
Yukon Aboriginal males, 20 to 29 years 16
Yukon Aboriginal males, 30 to 39 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal males, 40 to 49 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal males, 50 to 59 years 14
Yukon Aboriginal males, 60 to 69 years 7
Yukon Aboriginal males, 70 to 79 years 3
Yukon Aboriginal males, 80 years and over 1
Yukon Aboriginal females, 0 to 9 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 10 to 19 years 15
Yukon Aboriginal females, 20 to 29 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 30 to 39 years 14
Yukon Aboriginal females, 40 to 49 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 50 to 59 years 16
Yukon Aboriginal females, 60 to 69 years 9
Yukon Aboriginal females, 70 to 79 years 3
Yukon Aboriginal females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 30
Couples without children 30
Lone parents 40
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 49
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 32
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 16
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 14

In the community, 60 spoke Gwich'in in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 92
Overcrowded 8
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 63
Rented 18
Band housing 18
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 42
Minor repairs needed 32
Major repairs needed 26
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 28
Trade 24
High school 12
Less than high school 28
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 28
Sales and service 24
Education, law and social, community and government services 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 74
Employment rate (%) 61
Unemployment rate (%) 22
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 44

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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