2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Namgis First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Namgis First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Namgis First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Namgis First Nation consisted of the Nimpkish 2 and Alert Bay census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 440
Population 2006 430
Population change (%) 2
Median age 45
Under age 15 (%) 20
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 11
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 51
Aged 65 plus (%) 18
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 12
Community males, 10 to 19 years 14
Community males, 20 to 29 years 7
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 7
Community males, 50 to 59 years 19
Community males, 60 to 69 years 14
Community males, 70 to 79 years 12
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 11
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 9
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 9
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 4
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 36
Couples without children 32
Lone parents 32
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 29
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, 45 spoke Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 95
Overcrowded 5
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 51
Rented 42
Band housing 7
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 30
Minor repairs needed 38
Major repairs needed 33
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 28
Trade 7
High school 8
Less than high school 54
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 24
Sales and service 24
Business, finance and administration 12
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 34
Employment rate (%) 30
Unemployment rate (%) 17
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 9
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 19,008

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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