2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Tsilhqot'in National Government

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Tsilhqot'in National Government
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Tsilhqot'in National Government

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Tsilhqot'in National Government consisted of the Lohbiee 3, Alexis Creek 14, Alexis Creek 16, Anahim's Flat 1, Charley Boy's Meadow 3, Chilco Lake 1, Chilco Lake 1A, Tanakut 4, Puntzi Lake 2, Redstone Flat 1, Stone 1, Agats Meadow 8, Alexis Creek 21, Alexis Creek 34, Lezbye 6, Michel Gardens 36, Alexandria, Anahim's Meadow, and Garden census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 915
Population 2006 1,095
Population change (%) -16
Median age 40
Under age 15 (%) 19
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 13
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 55
Aged 65 plus (%) 15
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 12
Community males, 10 to 19 years 12
Community males, 20 to 29 years 14
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 16
Community males, 50 to 59 years 16
Community males, 60 to 69 years 11
Community males, 70 to 79 years 6
Community males, 80 years and over 2
Community females, 0 to 9 years 13
Community females, 10 to 19 years 12
Community females, 20 to 29 years 14
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 14
Community females, 50 to 59 years 18
Community females, 60 to 69 years 8
Community females, 70 to 79 years 8
Community females, 80 years and over 4
British Columbia on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
British Columbia on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 14
British Columbia on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 9
British Columbia on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 4
British Columbia on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
British Columbia on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 13
British Columbia on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 15
British Columbia on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 10
British Columbia on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 5
British Columbia on-reserve females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 40
Couples without children 28
Lone parents 32
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 56
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 63
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 575 spoke Chilcotin in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 82
Overcrowded 18
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 49
Rented 6
Band housing 45
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 27
Minor repairs needed 29
Major repairs needed 43
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 2
College 13
Trade 7
High school 17
Less than high school 60
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 22
Natural resources, agriculture and related production 21
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 17
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 48
Employment rate (%) 30
Unemployment rate (%) 37
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 39
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 13,104

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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