2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Glen Vowell

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Glen Vowell
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Glen Vowell

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Glen Vowell (Sik-e-Dakh) consisted of the Sik-e-dakh 2 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 235
Population 2006 220
Population change (%) 7
Median age 31
Under age 15 (%) 26
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 13
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 51
Aged 65 plus (%) 11
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 17
Community males, 10 to 19 years 10
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
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 11
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 17
Community females, 50 to 59 years 17
Community females, 60 to 69 years 0
Community females, 70 to 79 years 11
Community females, 80 years and over 0
British Columbia on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
British Columbia on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 14
British Columbia on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 9
British Columbia on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 4
British Columbia on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
British Columbia on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 13
British Columbia on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 15
British Columbia on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 10
British Columbia on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 5
British Columbia on-reserve females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 43
Couples without children 21
Lone parents 36
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 30
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 26
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 60 spoke Gitxsan (Gitksan) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 94
Overcrowded 6
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 66
Rented 19
Band housing 15
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 15
Minor repairs needed 37
Major repairs needed 48
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 31
Trade 24
High school 17
Less than high school 28
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 31
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 31
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 51
Employment rate (%) 31
Unemployment rate (%) 33
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 33

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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