2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Mushkegowuk Council

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Mushkegowuk Council
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Mushkegowuk Council

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Mushkegowuk Council consisted of the Chapleau 75, Fort Albany (Part) 67, Factory Island 1, Moose Factory 68, New Post 69A, Fort Albany (Part) 67, and Attawapiskat 91A census subdivisions.E

E Excludes 2006 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 5,200
Population 2006 1,950
Population change (%) 13
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 33
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 19
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 43
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 22
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 20
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 10
Community males, 50 to 59 years 8
Community males, 60 to 69 years 5
Community males, 70 to 79 years 2
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 26
Community females, 10 to 19 years 18
Community females, 20 to 29 years 16
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 8
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 2
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 48
Couples without children 13
Lone parents 39
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 90
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 66
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 3,410 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 69
Overcrowded 31
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 30
Rented 13
Band housing 57
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 16
Minor repairs needed 22
Major repairs needed 62
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 3
College 18
Trade 7
High school 17
Less than high school 55
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 31
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 20
Education, law and social, community and government services 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 48
Employment rate (%) 36
Unemployment rate (%) 25
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 48
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 15,936

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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