2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Nicola Tribal Association

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Nicola Tribal Association
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Nicola Tribal Association

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Nicola Tribal Association consisted of the Coldwater 1, Douglas Lake 3, Hamilton Creek 2, Nicola Lake 1, Nooaitch 10, Paul's Basin 2, Chuchhraischin, Basque 18, Kumcheen 1, Peq-Paq 22, Siska Flat, Nicomen 1, Pemynoos 9, Shackan 11, Kloklowuck 7, Zacht 5, Spences Bridge, and Shawniken 4B census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,005
Population 2006 1,020
Population change (%) -1
Median age 38
Under age 15 (%) 21
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 12
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 54
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 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 16
Community males, 60 to 69 years 12
Community males, 70 to 79 years 8
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 12
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 11
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 16
Community females, 60 to 69 years 12
Community females, 70 to 79 years 6
Community females, 80 years and over 2
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 33
Couples without children 30
Lone parents 38
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 28
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 23
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 Thompson (Ntlakapamux) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 92
Overcrowded 8
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 70
Rented 22
Band housing 8
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 19
Minor repairs needed 27
Major repairs needed 54
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 6
College 33
Trade 10
High school 21
Less than high school 31
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 21
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Sales and service 15
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 58
Employment rate (%) 42
Unemployment rate (%) 26
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 41
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 16,480

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

Partnership project between Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Industry, 2019

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