2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council consisted of the Whitefish Lake 6, Thessalon 12, Sagamok, Serpent River 7, Mississagi River 8, Garden River 14, Rankin Location 15D, and Goulais Bay 15A census subdivisions.E

E Excludes 2016 census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian Settlements. Only those communities that participated in both census years (2006 and 2016) are included in the population change calculation.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 3,355
Population 2006 3,540
Population change (%) 15
Median age 34
Under age 15 (%) 25
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 49
Aged 65 plus (%) 11
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 17
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 13
Community males, 30 to 39 years 9
Community males, 40 to 49 years 13
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
Community males, 60 to 69 years 10
Community males, 70 to 79 years 5
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 16
Community females, 10 to 19 years 15
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 10
Community females, 40 to 49 years 16
Community females, 50 to 59 years 14
Community females, 60 to 69 years 9
Community females, 70 to 79 years 5
Community females, 80 years and over 1
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 41
Couples without children 24
Lone parents 35
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 18
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 20
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 675 spoke Ojibway in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 93
Overcrowded 7
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 58
Rented 18
Band housing 23
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 38
Minor repairs needed 39
Major repairs needed 23
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 9
College 34
Trade 12
High school 18
Less than high school 26
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 22
Education, law and social, community and government services 20
Sales and service 20
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 52
Employment rate (%) 43
Unemployment rate (%) 17
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 53
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 20,288

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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