2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council consisted of the Nautley (Fort Fraser) 1, Nak'azdli (Necoslie 1), Sowchea 3, Binche 2 (Pinchie 2), Seaspunkut 4, Stellaquo (Stella) 1, Stoney Creek 1, Tache 1, Tacla Lake (Ferry Landing) 9, Laketown 3, Dzitiline Lee 9, Burns Lake 18, Palling 1, Duncan Lake 2, Tatla West 11, Williams Prairie Meadow 1A, Poison Creek 17A, North Tacla Lake, and Mission Lands 17 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 2,090
Population 2006 2,075
Population change (%) 1
Median age 32
Under age 15 (%) 23
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 54
Aged 65 plus (%) 8
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 16
Community males, 10 to 19 years 14
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 14
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
Community males, 60 to 69 years 9
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 15
Community females, 10 to 19 years 15
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 15
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 4
Community females, 80 years and over 2
British Columbia on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
British Columbia on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 14
British Columbia on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 9
British Columbia on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 4
British Columbia on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
British Columbia on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 13
British Columbia on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 15
British Columbia on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 10
British Columbia on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 5
British Columbia on-reserve females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 38
Couples without children 20
Lone parents 42
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 29
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 25
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 490 spoke Carrier in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 87
Overcrowded 13
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 43
Rented 20
Band housing 37
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 21
Minor repairs needed 31
Major repairs needed 48
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 2
College 20
Trade 15
High school 21
Less than high school 42
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 23
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 55
Employment rate (%) 37
Unemployment rate (%) 33
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 41
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 17,072

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

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