2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Kitsumkalum

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Kitsumkalum
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Kitsumkalum

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 325
Population 2006 285
Population change (%) 14
Median age 34
Under age 15 (%) 22
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 14
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 52
Aged 65 plus (%) 12
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 12
Community males, 10 to 19 years 15
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 15
Community males, 50 to 59 years 15
Community males, 60 to 69 years 9
Community males, 70 to 79 years 6
Community males, 80 years and over 6
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 10
Community females, 30 to 39 years 16
Community females, 40 to 49 years 6
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 10
Community females, 70 to 79 years 10
Community females, 80 years and over 6
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 37
Couples without children 26
Lone parents 37
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 9
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, 25 spoke Tsimshian in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 88
Overcrowded 12
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 83
Rented 9
Band housing 8
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 40
Minor repairs needed 17
Major repairs needed 43
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 36
Trade 14
High school 24
Less than high school 26
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 29
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 18
Business, finance and administration 12
Education, law and social, community and government services 12
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 63
Employment rate (%) 51
Unemployment rate (%) 19
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 53
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 23,872

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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