2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Wei Wai Kum

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Wei Wai Kum
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Wei Wai Kum

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Wei Wai Kum (Campbell River) consisted of the Campbell River 11 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 305
Population 2006 325
Population change (%) -6
Median age 41
Under age 15 (%) 20
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 51
Aged 65 plus (%) 15
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 13
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 16
Community males, 50 to 59 years 16
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 6
Community males, 80 years and over 6
Community females, 0 to 9 years 16
Community females, 10 to 19 years 13
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 6
Community females, 40 to 49 years 16
Community females, 50 to 59 years 19
Community females, 60 to 69 years 16
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 6
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 45
Couples without children 30
Lone parents 25
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 17
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 11
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 35 spoke Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 100
Overcrowded 0
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 85
Rented 10
Band housing 5
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 64
Minor repairs needed 25
Major repairs needed 11
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 33
Trade 18
High school 23
Less than high school 25
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 24
Business, finance and administration 18
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 15
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 63
Employment rate (%) 47
Unemployment rate (%) 23
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 37
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 23,168

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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