2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Haisla Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Haisla Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Haisla Nation

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 520
Population 2006 485
Population change (%) 7
Median age 45
Under age 15 (%) 13
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 53
Aged 65 plus (%) 18
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 9
Community males, 10 to 19 years 14
Community males, 20 to 29 years 14
Community males, 30 to 39 years 7
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 18
Community males, 60 to 69 years 13
Community males, 70 to 79 years 7
Community males, 80 years and over 4
Community females, 0 to 9 years 8
Community females, 10 to 19 years 10
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 6
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 19
Community females, 60 to 69 years 13
Community females, 70 to 79 years 10
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 32
Couples without children 21
Lone parents 46
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 65
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 20
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 100 spoke Haisla in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 95
Overcrowded 5
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 80
Rented 13
Band housing 7
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 33
Minor repairs needed 21
Major repairs needed 46
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 18
Trade 11
High school 19
Less than high school 50
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 29
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 26
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 41
Employment rate (%) 33
Unemployment rate (%) 16
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 55
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 28,608

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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