2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation consisted of the Lutselk'e census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 275
Population 2006 300
Population change (%) -8
Median age 31
Under age 15 (%) 24
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 13
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 51
Aged 65 plus (%) 13
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 13
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 16
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 6
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 17
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 17
Community females, 40 to 49 years 8
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 0
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 43
Couples without children 21
Lone parents 36
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 68
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 58
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 150 spoke Dene in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 80
Overcrowded 20
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 56
Rented 44
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 14
Minor repairs needed 32
Major repairs needed 54
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 15
Trade 12
High school 18
Less than high school 56
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 28
Business, finance and administration 21
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 55
Employment rate (%) 43
Unemployment rate (%) 22
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 33
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 16,352

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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