2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – North Peace Tribal Council

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - North Peace Tribal Council
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — North Peace Tribal Council

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, North Peace Tribal Council consisted of the Fox Lake 162, John d'Or Prairie 215, Tall Cree 173, Tall Cree 173A, Beaver Ranch 163, Boyer 164, Child Lake 164A, Hay Lake 209, Bushe River 207, Upper Hay River 212, Carcajou 187, and Fort Vermillion 173B census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 5,800
Population 2006 5,050
Population change (%) 15
Median age 21
Under age 15 (%) 38
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 20
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 38
Aged 65 plus (%) 5
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 26
Community males, 10 to 19 years 22
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 27
Community females, 10 to 19 years 21
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 3
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
Community females, 80 years and over 1
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 47
Couples without children 13
Lone parents 40
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 84
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 72
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 3,180 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 45
Overcrowded 55
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 10
Rented 1
Band housing 89
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 19
Minor repairs needed 30
Major repairs needed 51
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 1
College 11
Trade 5
High school 10
Less than high school 72
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 23
Education, law and social, community and government services 22
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 36
Employment rate (%) 24
Unemployment rate (%) 34
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 37
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 14,635

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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