2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Tla-O-Qui-Aht First Nations

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Tla-O-Qui-Aht First Nations
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Tla-O-Qui-Aht First Nations

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Tla-O-Qui-Aht First Nations consisted of the Opitsat 1, Esowista 3, and Tin Wis 11 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 240
Population 2006 335
Population change (%) -28
Median age 29
Under age 15 (%) 25
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 48
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 21
Community males, 10 to 19 years 11
Community males, 20 to 29 years 21
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
Community males, 60 to 69 years 0
Community males, 70 to 79 years 7
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 16
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 16
Community females, 40 to 49 years 16
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 11
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 46
Couples without children 15
Lone parents 38
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 12
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 17
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 Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 83
Overcrowded 17
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 83
Rented 17
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 17
Minor repairs needed 25
Major repairs needed 58
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 15
Trade 11
High school 22
Less than high school 52
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 40
Manufacturing and utilities 16
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 12
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 58
Employment rate (%) 50
Unemployment rate (%) 10
% 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.

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