2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Doig River First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Doig River First Nation consisted of the Doig River 206 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 115
Population 2006 120
Population change (%) -4
Median age 39
Under age 15 (%) 17
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 61
Aged 65 plus (%) 9
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 18
Community males, 10 to 19 years 0
Community males, 20 to 29 years 18
Community males, 30 to 39 years 18
Community males, 40 to 49 years 0
Community males, 50 to 59 years 18
Community males, 60 to 69 years 18
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 0
Community females, 10 to 19 years 25
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 17
Community females, 40 to 49 years 17
Community females, 50 to 59 years 25
Community females, 60 to 69 years 0
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
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 50
Couples without children 0
Lone parents 50
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 55
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 Beaver in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 92
Overcrowded 8
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 0
Rented 24
Band housing 76
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 13
Minor repairs needed 61
Major repairs needed 26
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 13
Trade 20
High school 13
Less than high school 53
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Business, finance and administration 25
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 25
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 58
Employment rate (%) 47
Unemployment rate (%) 27
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 27

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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