2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Independent First Nations Alliance

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Independent First Nations Alliance
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Independent First Nations Alliance

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Independent First Nations Alliance consisted of the Whitesand, Lac Seul 28, Kitchenuhmaykoosib Aaki 84 (Big Trout Lake), Pikangikum 14, and Muskrat Dam Lake 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 2,595
Population 2006 4,320
Population change (%) 16
Median age 24
Under age 15 (%) 34
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 17
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 43
Aged 65 plus (%) 6
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 23
Community males, 10 to 19 years 20
Community males, 20 to 29 years 15
Community males, 30 to 39 years 13
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
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 24
Community females, 10 to 19 years 16
Community females, 20 to 29 years 17
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 10
Community females, 50 to 59 years 10
Community females, 60 to 69 years 5
Community females, 70 to 79 years 3
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 44
Couples without children 20
Lone parents 37
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 77
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 44
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 43
Ontario on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 40

In the community, 745 spoke Oji-Cree in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 72
Overcrowded 28
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 6
Rented 12
Band housing 81
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 21
Minor repairs needed 25
Major repairs needed 53
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 2
College 11
Trade 9
High school 17
Less than high school 62
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 24
Education, law and social, community and government services 22
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 19
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 36
Unemployment rate (%) 28
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 46
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 14,704

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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