2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Fort Nelson First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 415
Population 2006 340
Population change (%) 22
Median age 33
Under age 15 (%) 22
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 51
Aged 65 plus (%) 10
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 16
Community males, 10 to 19 years 18
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 14
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
Community males, 60 to 69 years 11
Community males, 70 to 79 years 5
Community males, 80 years and over 5
Community females, 0 to 9 years 16
Community females, 10 to 19 years 14
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 22
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 5
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 48
Couples without children 17
Lone parents 35
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 28
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, 50 spoke a Slavey language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 94
Overcrowded 6
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 50
Rented 15
Band housing 35
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 24
Minor repairs needed 40
Major repairs needed 36
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 16
Trade 16
High school 16
Less than high school 50
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 31
Business, finance and administration 14
Sales and service 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 28
Unemployment rate (%) 41
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 35
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 20,608

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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