2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Sechelt

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Sechelt
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Sechelt

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 450
Population 2006 565
Population change (%) -20
Median age 38
Under age 15 (%) 20
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 47
Aged 65 plus (%) 16
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 7
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 11
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 15
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 11
Community males, 70 to 79 years 11
Community males, 80 years and over 4
Community females, 0 to 9 years 14
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 9
Community females, 30 to 39 years 9
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 18
Community females, 60 to 69 years 11
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 42
Couples without children 23
Lone parents 35
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 28
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 24
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 100 spoke a Salish language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 100
Overcrowded 0
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 71
Rented 13
Band housing 15
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 37
Minor repairs needed 34
Major repairs needed 29
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 31
Trade 16
High school 25
Less than high school 31
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 31
Business, finance and administration 13
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 13
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 13
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 58
Employment rate (%) 48
Unemployment rate (%) 17
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 34
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,539

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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