2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising consisted of the Whitefish River (Part) 4, Sucker Creek 23, Sheguiandah 24, Sheshegwaning 20, M'Chigeeng 22 (West Bay 22), and Zhiibaahaasing 19A (Cockburn Island 19A) census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 1,905
Population 2006 1,710
Population change (%) 11
Median age 35
Under age 15 (%) 23
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 51
Aged 65 plus (%) 10
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 15
Community males, 10 to 19 years 19
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 13
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 6
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 16
Community females, 10 to 19 years 14
Community females, 20 to 29 years 12
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 15
Community females, 60 to 69 years 10
Community females, 70 to 79 years 6
Community females, 80 years and over 2
Ontario on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 20
Ontario on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 19
Ontario on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
Ontario on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 11
Ontario on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
Ontario on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 12
Ontario on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 7
Ontario on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 3
Ontario on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Ontario on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 20
Ontario on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 17
Ontario on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 14
Ontario on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
Ontario on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 12
Ontario on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 12
Ontario on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 8
Ontario on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 4
Ontario on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 38
Couples without children 26
Lone parents 36
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 38
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 785 spoke Ojibway in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 96
Overcrowded 4
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 60
Rented 24
Band housing 15
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 38
Minor repairs needed 34
Major repairs needed 29
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 11
College 35
Trade 11
High school 21
Less than high school 22
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 23
Education, law and social, community and government services 20
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 55
Employment rate (%) 44
Unemployment rate (%) 19
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 49
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 22,571

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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