2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Iskut First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Iskut First Nation consisted of the Iskut 6 census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 290
Population 2006 330
Population change (%) -12
Median age 31
Under age 15 (%) 26
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 52
Aged 65 plus (%) 7
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 16
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 16
Community males, 40 to 49 years 16
Community males, 50 to 59 years 16
Community males, 60 to 69 years 0
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 19
Community females, 10 to 19 years 15
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 15
Community females, 50 to 59 years 15
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 8
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 53
Couples without children 20
Lone parents 27
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 27
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 47
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 135 spoke Tahltan in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 95
Overcrowded 5
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 41
Rented 28
Band housing 31
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 41
Minor repairs needed 24
Major repairs needed 34
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 15
Trade 9
High school 15
Less than high school 58
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 30
Education, law and social, community and government services 22
Sales and service 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 70
Employment rate (%) 44
Unemployment rate (%) 37
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 65
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 28,544

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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