2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Nak'azdli Whut'en

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Nak'azdli Whut'en
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Nak'azdli Whut'en

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Nak'azdli Whut'en consisted of the Nak'azdli (Necoslie 1), Sowchea 3, Williams Prairie Meadow 1A, and Mission Lands 17 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 560
Population 2006 520
Population change (%) 8
Median age 34
Under age 15 (%) 21
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 53
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 15
Community males, 10 to 19 years 15
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 17
Community males, 50 to 59 years 15
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 15
Community females, 10 to 19 years 12
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 15
Community females, 40 to 49 years 15
Community females, 50 to 59 years 12
Community females, 60 to 69 years 12
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 38
Couples without children 22
Lone parents 41
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 29
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 37
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 205 spoke Carrier in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 88
Overcrowded 12
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 66
Rented 31
Band housing 3
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 26
Minor repairs needed 41
Major repairs needed 32
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 20
Trade 10
High school 25
Less than high school 42
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 22
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 17
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 62
Employment rate (%) 43
Unemployment rate (%) 32
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 49
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 21,056

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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