2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Leq' A: Mel First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Leq' A: Mel First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Leq' A: Mel First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Leq' A: Mel First Nation consisted of the Holachten 8, Lakahahmen 11, and Skweahm 10 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 205
Population 2006 245
Population change (%) -16
Median age 33
Under age 15 (%) 29
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 10
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 51
Aged 65 plus (%) 7
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 14
Community males, 10 to 19 years 14
Community males, 20 to 29 years 10
Community males, 30 to 39 years 19
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 10
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 20
Community females, 10 to 19 years 25
Community females, 20 to 29 years 0
Community females, 30 to 39 years 10
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 15
Community females, 60 to 69 years 10
Community females, 70 to 79 years 10
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 36
Couples without children 36
Lone parents 29
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 12
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 7
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19
Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 100
Overcrowded 0
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 83
Rented 10
Band housing 7
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 44
Minor repairs needed 27
Major repairs needed 29
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 32
Trade 20
High school 20
Less than high school 28
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 35
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 24
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 52
Employment rate (%) 48
Unemployment rate (%) 13
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 47
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 28,676

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

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