2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Council of Kaska Chiefs

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Council of Kaska Chiefs
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Council of Kaska Chiefs

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Council of Kaska Chiefs consisted of the Fort Ware 1, Good Hope Lake, Lower Post, Liard River 3, Upper Liard, Two Mile and Two and One-Half Mile Village, and Ross River census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 970
Population 2006 960
Population change (%) 1
Median age 34
Under age 15 (%) 23
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 53
Aged 65 plus (%) 10
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 14
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 14
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 17
Community males, 50 to 59 years 15
Community males, 60 to 69 years 6
Community males, 70 to 79 years 6
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 16
Community females, 10 to 19 years 15
Community females, 20 to 29 years 12
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 15
Community females, 50 to 59 years 15
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 6
Community females, 80 years and over 2
Yukon Aboriginal males, 0 to 9 years 17
Yukon Aboriginal males, 10 to 19 years 17
Yukon Aboriginal males, 20 to 29 years 16
Yukon Aboriginal males, 30 to 39 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal males, 40 to 49 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal males, 50 to 59 years 14
Yukon Aboriginal males, 60 to 69 years 7
Yukon Aboriginal males, 70 to 79 years 3
Yukon Aboriginal males, 80 years and over 1
Yukon Aboriginal females, 0 to 9 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 10 to 19 years 15
Yukon Aboriginal females, 20 to 29 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 30 to 39 years 14
Yukon Aboriginal females, 40 to 49 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 50 to 59 years 16
Yukon Aboriginal females, 60 to 69 years 9
Yukon Aboriginal females, 70 to 79 years 3
Yukon Aboriginal females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 36
Couples without children 29
Lone parents 36
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 42
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 35
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 16
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 14

In the community, 260 spoke Kaska (Nahani) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 90
Overcrowded 10
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 29
Rented 31
Band housing 40
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 36
Minor repairs needed 33
Major repairs needed 31
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 2
College 13
Trade 11
High school 14
Less than high school 60
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 27
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 20
Education, law and social, community and government services 14
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 62
Employment rate (%) 38
Unemployment rate (%) 37
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 35
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 16,576

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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