2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Tseshaht First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 530
Population 2006 425
Population change (%) 25
Median age 29
Under age 15 (%) 29
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
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 15
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 15
Community males, 40 to 49 years 12
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 22
Community females, 10 to 19 years 13
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 15
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 4
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 43
Couples without children 20
Lone parents 37
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 20
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 9
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 50 spoke Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 90
Overcrowded 10
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 72
Rented 26
Band housing 2
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 38
Minor repairs needed 38
Major repairs needed 25
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 29
Trade 8
High school 25
Less than high school 34
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 25
Education, law and social, community and government services 15
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 13
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 59
Employment rate (%) 50
Unemployment rate (%) 18
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 46
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 22,264

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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