2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Kwakiutl District Council

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Kwakiutl District Council
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Kwakiutl District Council

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Kwakiutl District Council consisted of the Campbell River 11, Quinsam 12, Cape Mudge 10, Comox 1, Pentledge 2, Fort Rupert 1, Tsulquate 4, Dead Point 5, Kippase 2, Thomas Point 5 and Hope Island 1 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,480
Population 2006 1,535
Population change (%) -4
Median age 34
Under age 15 (%) 25
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 48
Aged 65 plus (%) 13
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 16
Community males, 10 to 19 years 18
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 12
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 5
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 17
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 8
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 18
Community females, 60 to 69 years 11
Community females, 70 to 79 years 6
Community females, 80 years and over 1
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 43
Couples without children 28
Lone parents 28
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 18
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 10
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 145 spoke Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 89
Overcrowded 11
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 76
Rented 10
Band housing 14
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 38
Minor repairs needed 34
Major repairs needed 28
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 21
Trade 15
High school 20
Less than high school 38
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 22
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 18
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 59
Employment rate (%) 47
Unemployment rate (%) 21
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 34
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 19,967

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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