2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Athabasca Tribal Council Ltd.

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Athabasca Tribal Council Ltd.
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Athabasca Tribal Council Ltd.

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Athabasca Tribal Council Ltd. consisted of the Janvier 194, Gregoire Lake 176, Gregoire Lake 176A, Chipewyan 201A, Old Fort 217, Allison Bay 219, Dog Head 218, and Fort Mackay census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,625
Population 2006 1,105
Population change (%) 47
Median age 26
Under age 15 (%) 30
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 46
Aged 65 plus (%) 7
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 21
Community males, 10 to 19 years 18
Community males, 20 to 29 years 17
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 13
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 22
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 18
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 11
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
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 43
Couples without children 22
Lone parents 35
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 54
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 39
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 50
Alberta on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44

In the community, 325 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 91
Overcrowded 9
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 9
Rented 9
Band housing 82
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 44
Minor repairs needed 27
Major repairs needed 29
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 13
Trade 13
High school 23
Less than high school 47
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 38
Sales and service 18
Business, finance and administration 12
Education, law and social, community and government services 12
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 57
Employment rate (%) 45
Unemployment rate (%) 22
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 55
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 29,312

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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