2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Atikamekw Sipi - Conseil de la Nation Atikamekw

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Atikamekw Sipi - Conseil de la Nation Atikamekw
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Atikamekw Sipi - Conseil de la Nation Atikamekw

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Atikamekw Sipi - Conseil de la Nation Atikamekw consisted of the Manawan, Wemotaci, and Obedjiwan census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 5,220
Population 2006 4,625
Population change (%) 13
Median age 22
Under age 15 (%) 36
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 41
Aged 65 plus (%) 4
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 25
Community males, 10 to 19 years 22
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 12
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 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 24
Community females, 10 to 19 years 22
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 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
Community females, 80 years and over 1
Quebec on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 22
Quebec on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 19
Quebec on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
Quebec on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
Quebec on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
Quebec on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 10
Quebec on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 6
Quebec on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 3
Quebec on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Quebec on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 20
Quebec on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 18
Quebec on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 15
Quebec on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 13
Quebec on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 13
Quebec on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 11
Quebec on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 7
Quebec on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 3
Quebec on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 54
Couples without children 17
Lone parents 29
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 99
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 99
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 86
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 80

In the community, 5,165 spoke Atikamekw in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 65
Overcrowded 35
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 8
Rented 22
Band housing 70
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 29
Minor repairs needed 30
Major repairs needed 41
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 13
Trade 19
High school 6
Less than high school 58
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 26
Sales and service 23
Business, finance and administration 13
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 39
Employment rate (%) 31
Unemployment rate (%) 22
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 45
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 17,152

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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