2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Akaitcho Territory Government

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Akaitcho Territory Government
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Akaitcho Territory Government

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Akaitcho Territory Government consisted of the Salt Plains 195, Fort Resolution, Lutselk'e, and Detah census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 920
Population 2006 990
Population change (%) -7
Median age 32
Under age 15 (%) 22
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 50
Aged 65 plus (%) 12
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 13
Community males, 10 to 19 years 14
Community males, 20 to 29 years 18
Community males, 30 to 39 years 7
Community males, 40 to 49 years 9
Community males, 50 to 59 years 18
Community males, 60 to 69 years 12
Community males, 70 to 79 years 6
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 19
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 16
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
Community females, 80 years and over 4
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 0 to 9 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 10 to 19 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 20 to 29 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 30 to 39 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 40 to 49 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 50 to 59 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 60 to 69 years 7
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 70 to 79 years 3
Northwest Territories Aboriginal males, 80 years and over 1
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 0 to 9 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 10 to 19 years 17
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 20 to 29 years 16
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 30 to 39 years 12
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 40 to 49 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 50 to 59 years 13
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 60 to 69 years 7
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 70 to 79 years 3
Northwest Territories Aboriginal females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 45
Couples without children 22
Lone parents 33
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 41
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 36
Northwest Territories Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 31

In the community, 295 spoke Dene in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 88
Overcrowded 13
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 60
Rented 39
Band housing 1
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 21
Minor repairs needed 38
Major repairs needed 41
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 18
Trade 12
High school 15
Less than high school 54
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 26
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 26
Business, finance and administration 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 58
Employment rate (%) 44
Unemployment rate (%) 24
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 41
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 19,392

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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