2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Yaqan Nukiy

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Yaqan Nukiy
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Yaqan Nukiy

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 100
Population 2006 95
Population change (%) 5
Median age 28
Under age 15 (%) 20
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 30
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 50
Aged 65 plus (%) 10
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 22
Community males, 10 to 19 years 22
Community males, 20 to 29 years 22
Community males, 30 to 39 years 22
Community males, 40 to 49 years 22
Community males, 50 to 59 years 0
Community males, 60 to 69 years 0
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 18
Community females, 10 to 19 years 27
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 18
Community females, 40 to 49 years 18
Community females, 50 to 59 years 18
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 40
Couples without children 0
Lone parents 60
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 37
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 35
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 30 spoke Kutenai in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 86
Overcrowded 14
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 25
Rented 50
Band housing 25
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 16
Minor repairs needed 26
Major repairs needed 58
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 36
Trade 18
High school 18
Less than high school 27
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 25
Sales and service 25
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 63
Employment rate (%) 50
Unemployment rate (%) 20
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 30

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

Partnership project between Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Industry, 2019

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