2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Kwakiutl

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Kwakiutl
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Kwakiutl

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Kwakiutl consisted of the Fort Rupert 1, Kippase 2, and Thomas Point 5 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 245
Population 2006 250
Population change (%) -2
Median age 36
Under age 15 (%) 18
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 47
Aged 65 plus (%) 12
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 16
Community males, 10 to 19 years 16
Community males, 20 to 29 years 12
Community males, 30 to 39 years 8
Community males, 40 to 49 years 12
Community males, 50 to 59 years 16
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 8
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 9
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 22
Community females, 60 to 69 years 9
Community females, 70 to 79 years 9
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 46
Couples without children 23
Lone parents 31
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 24
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 18
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 40 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 80
Rented 10
Band housing 10
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 22
Minor repairs needed 33
Major repairs needed 45
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 13
College 20
Trade 13
High school 17
Less than high school 43
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 21
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 18
Sales and service 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 62
Employment rate (%) 54
Unemployment rate (%) 13
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 35
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 14,752

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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