2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Fort Good Hope

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Fort Good Hope
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Fort Good Hope

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 460
Population 2006 515
Population change (%) -11
Median age 31
Under age 15 (%) 26
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 14
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 47
Aged 65 plus (%) 13
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 15
Community males, 10 to 19 years 13
Community males, 20 to 29 years 19
Community males, 30 to 39 years 17
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 8
Community males, 80 years and over 4
Community females, 0 to 9 years 18
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 11
Community females, 30 to 39 years 14
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 9
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 7
Community females, 80 years and over 5
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 0 to 9 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 10 to 19 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 20 to 29 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 30 to 39 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 40 to 49 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 50 to 59 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 60 to 69 years 7
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 70 to 79 years 3
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 80 years and over 1
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 0 to 9 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 10 to 19 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 20 to 29 years 16
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 30 to 39 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 40 to 49 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 50 to 59 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 60 to 69 years 7
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 70 to 79 years 3
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 50
Couples without children 19
Lone parents 31
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 35
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 140 spoke North Slavey (Hare) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 57
Overcrowded 43
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 65
Rented 33
Band housing 2
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 31
Minor repairs needed 25
Major repairs needed 44
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 15
Trade 9
High school 16
Less than high school 58
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 29
Sales and service 25
Education, law and social, community and government services 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 61
Employment rate (%) 44
Unemployment rate (%) 29
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 37
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 17,344

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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