2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – West Region Tribal Council Inc.

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - West Region Tribal Council Inc.
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — West Region Tribal Council Inc.

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, West Region Tribal Council Inc. consisted of the Gambler 63 (Part), Keeseekoowenin 61, Rolling River 67, Rolling River 67B, Gambler 63 (Part), Valley River 63A, Ebb and Flow 52, Crane River 51, Waterhen 45, Pine Creek 66A, and Treaty Four Reserve Grounds 77 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 3,950
Population 2006 3,800
Population change (%) 4
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 34
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 44
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 24
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 3
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 23
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 10
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Manitoba on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 25
Manitoba on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 21
Manitoba on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 16
Manitoba on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 11
Manitoba on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 11
Manitoba on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 9
Manitoba on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 5
Manitoba on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 2
Manitoba on-reserve males, 80 years and over 0
Manitoba on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 25
Manitoba on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 20
Manitoba on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 16
Manitoba on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 11
Manitoba on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 11
Manitoba on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 9
Manitoba on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 5
Manitoba on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 2
Manitoba on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 43
Couples without children 18
Lone parents 39
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 34
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 22
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46

In the community, 830 spoke Ojibway in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 80
Overcrowded 20
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 2
Rented 2
Band housing 96
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 19
Minor repairs needed 32
Major repairs needed 50
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 15
Trade 5
High school 20
Less than high school 55
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 24
Sales and service 23
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 40
Employment rate (%) 29
Unemployment rate (%) 28
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 54
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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