2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Little Shuswap Lake

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Little Shuswap Lake
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Little Shuswap Lake

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Little Shuswap Lake consisted of the Chum Creek 2, North Bay 5, Quaaout 1, and Scotch Creek 4 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 160
Population 2006 245
Population change (%) -35
Median age 43
Under age 15 (%) 16
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 9
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 59
Aged 65 plus (%) 13
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 13
Community males, 10 to 19 years 13
Community males, 20 to 29 years 0
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 19
Community males, 50 to 59 years 19
Community males, 60 to 69 years 13
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 13
Community females, 20 to 29 years 19
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 19
Community females, 50 to 59 years 19
Community females, 60 to 69 years 0
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 30
Couples without children 40
Lone parents 30
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 20
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 25
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 Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 100
Overcrowded 0
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 44
Rented 16
Band housing 41
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 61
Minor repairs needed 32
Major repairs needed 6
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 30
Trade 13
High school 26
Less than high school 22
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 25
Management 15
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 15
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 15
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 70
Employment rate (%) 59
Unemployment rate (%) 16
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 42
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 15,264

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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