2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Gameti First Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

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

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

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 270
Population 2006 280
Population change (%) -4
Median age 27
Under age 15 (%) 26
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 20
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 44
Aged 65 plus (%) 9
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 14
Community males, 10 to 19 years 14
Community males, 20 to 29 years 21
Community males, 30 to 39 years 7
Community males, 40 to 49 years 17
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 7
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 15
Community females, 10 to 19 years 19
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 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 0
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 64
Couples without children 14
Lone parents 21
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 82
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 67
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 175 spoke Dogrib (Tlicho) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 69
Overcrowded 31
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 85
Rented 15
Band housing 0
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 19
Minor repairs needed 57
Major repairs needed 24
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 0
College 7
Trade 0
High school 14
Less than high school 69
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 32
Sales and service 28
Business, finance and administration 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 60
Employment rate (%) 50
Unemployment rate (%) 17
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 48
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 17,792

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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