2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Upper Nicola

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Upper Nicola
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Upper Nicola

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Upper Nicola consisted of the Douglas Lake 3, Hamilton Creek 2, and Nicola Lake 1 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 260
Population 2006 355
Population change (%) -27
Median age 45
Under age 15 (%) 17
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 10
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 56
Aged 65 plus (%) 17
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 8
Community males, 10 to 19 years 8
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 8
Community males, 50 to 59 years 19
Community males, 60 to 69 years 19
Community males, 70 to 79 years 12
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 11
Community females, 10 to 19 years 11
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 19
Community females, 60 to 69 years 15
Community females, 70 to 79 years 7
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 29
Couples without children 35
Lone parents 35
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 24
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 75 spoke Okanagan in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 83
Overcrowded 17
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 72
Rented 15
Band housing 13
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 23
Minor repairs needed 21
Major repairs needed 57
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 38
Trade 10
High school 21
Less than high school 28
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 19
Business, finance and administration 15
Sales and service 15
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 57
Employment rate (%) 48
Unemployment rate (%) 16
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 42
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 18,912

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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