2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council consisted of the Drift Pile River 150, Sucker Creek 150A, Kapawe'no First Nation (Pakashan 150D), Swan River 150E, Sawridge 150G, Sawridge 150H, and Kapawe'no First Nation (Freeman 150B) census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 2,030
Population 2006 1,745
Population change (%) 16
Median age 27
Under age 15 (%) 31
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 46
Aged 65 plus (%) 7
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 22
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 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 9
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 22
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
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 9
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Alberta on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 24
Alberta on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 21
Alberta on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 16
Alberta on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
Alberta on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 11
Alberta on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 9
Alberta on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 5
Alberta on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 2
Alberta on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Alberta on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 24
Alberta on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 20
Alberta on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 15
Alberta on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
Alberta on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 11
Alberta on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 9
Alberta on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 6
Alberta on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 2
Alberta on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 39
Couples without children 20
Lone parents 41
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 28
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 26
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 525 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 87
Overcrowded 13
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 12
Rented 6
Band housing 82
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 28
Minor repairs needed 39
Major repairs needed 33
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 26
Trade 14
High school 16
Less than high school 40
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 24
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 24
Education, law and social, community and government services 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 55
Employment rate (%) 39
Unemployment rate (%) 29
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 41
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 22,944

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

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