2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Island Lake Tribal Council Inc.

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Island Lake Tribal Council Inc.
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Island Lake Tribal Council Inc.

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Island Lake Tribal Council Inc. consisted of the Garden Hill First Nation, Red Sucker Lake 1976, Wasagamack, and St. Theresa Point census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 7,885
Population 2006 6,510
Population change (%) 21
Median age 20
Under age 15 (%) 41
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 39
Aged 65 plus (%) 3
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 28
Community males, 10 to 19 years 22
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 9
Community males, 50 to 59 years 7
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 1
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 28
Community females, 10 to 19 years 20
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 9
Community females, 50 to 59 years 7
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 1
Community females, 80 years and over 1
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 55
Couples without children 13
Lone parents 33
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 98
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 89
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 57
Manitoba on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 46

In the community, 6,770 spoke Oji-Cree in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 36
Overcrowded 64
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 4
Rented 5
Band housing 91
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 14
Minor repairs needed 24
Major repairs needed 63
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 9
Trade 3
High school 19
Less than high school 64
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 28
Education, law and social, community and government services 26
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 21
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 37
Employment rate (%) 30
Unemployment rate (%) 18
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 54
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,984

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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