2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Penticton

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Penticton
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Penticton

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 630
Population 2006 475
Population change (%) 33
Median age 29
Under age 15 (%) 27
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 20
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 45
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 13
Community males, 10 to 19 years 27
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 12
Community males, 50 to 59 years 12
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 5
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 17
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 11
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 15
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 9
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 37
Couples without children 26
Lone parents 37
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 18
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 22
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 130 spoke Okanagan in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 91
Overcrowded 9
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 71
Rented 16
Band housing 13
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 44
Minor repairs needed 33
Major repairs needed 23
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 24
Trade 19
High school 13
Less than high school 34
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 24
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Business, finance and administration 15
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 41
Unemployment rate (%) 15
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 43
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 17,093

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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