2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI consisted of the Morell 2, Rocky Point 3, Scotchfort 4, and Lennox Island 1 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 530
Population 2006 400
Population change (%) 33
Median age 26
Under age 15 (%) 32
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 50
Aged 65 plus (%) 3
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 19
Community males, 30 to 39 years 19
Community males, 40 to 49 years 8
Community males, 50 to 59 years 13
Community males, 60 to 69 years 4
Community males, 70 to 79 years 4
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 26
Community females, 10 to 19 years 19
Community females, 20 to 29 years 15
Community females, 30 to 39 years 13
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 4
Community females, 70 to 79 years 4
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 17
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 17
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 17
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 17
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 8
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 13
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 4
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 0
Prince Edward Island on-reserve males, 80 years and over 0
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 25
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 18
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 15
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 13
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 9
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 11
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 5
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 4
Prince Edward Island on-reserve females, 80 years and over 0
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 48
Couples without children 19
Lone parents 32
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 18
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 10
Prince Edward Island on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 18
Prince Edward Island on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 9

In the community, 50 spoke Mi'kmaq in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 92
Overcrowded 8
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 27
Rented 13
Band housing 60
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 27
Minor repairs needed 45
Major repairs needed 29
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 7
College 23
Trade 7
High school 28
Less than high school 37
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 27
Sales and service 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 74
Employment rate (%) 42
Unemployment rate (%) 42
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 22
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 12,512

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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