2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Conseil Tribal Mamuitun

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Conseil Tribal Mamuitun
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Conseil Tribal Mamuitun

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Conseil Tribal Mamuitun consisted of the Mashteuiatsh, Essipit, Pessamit, Uashat, Maliotenam, Matimekosh, and Lac-John census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 7,795
Population 2006 6,865
Population change (%) 14
Median age 29
Under age 15 (%) 28
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 48
Aged 65 plus (%) 9
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 20
Community males, 10 to 19 years 17
Community males, 20 to 29 years 16
Community males, 30 to 39 years 12
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 13
Community males, 60 to 69 years 8
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 1
Community females, 0 to 9 years 19
Community females, 10 to 19 years 17
Community females, 20 to 29 years 13
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 13
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 4
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 38
Couples without children 20
Lone parents 43
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 79
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 75
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 86
Quebec on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 80

In the community, 5,750 spoke Montagnais (Innu) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 92
Overcrowded 8
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 54
Rented 7
Band housing 39
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 43
Minor repairs needed 28
Major repairs needed 30
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 6
College 15
Trade 21
High school 9
Less than high school 49
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 28
Education, law and social, community and government services 18
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 45
Employment rate (%) 34
Unemployment rate (%) 24
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 39
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 18,869

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

Partnership project between Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Industry, 2019

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