2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (Northern Shuswap Tribal Council Society) consisted of the Canoe Creek 1, Canoe Creek 2, Canim Lake 1, Canim Lake 4, Canoe Creek 3, Deep Creek 2, Dog Creek 1, Dog Creek 2, Soda Creek 1, Williams Lake 1, and Canim Lake 2 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 750
Population 2006 910
Population change (%) -18
Median age 35
Under age 15 (%) 23
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 10
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 57
Aged 65 plus (%) 10
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 16
Community males, 10 to 19 years 12
Community males, 20 to 29 years 12
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 15
Community males, 50 to 59 years 15
Community males, 60 to 69 years 11
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 17
Community females, 60 to 69 years 10
Community females, 70 to 79 years 6
Community females, 80 years and over 3
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 26
Lone parents 40
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 29
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 28
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 195 spoke Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 91
Overcrowded 9
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 42
Rented 15
Band housing 43
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 28
Minor repairs needed 34
Major repairs needed 37
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 6
College 20
Trade 14
High school 28
Less than high school 32
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 19
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 62
Employment rate (%) 46
Unemployment rate (%) 24
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 41
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 17,707

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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