2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Métis Settlements

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Métis Settlements
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Métis Settlements

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3  living in Métis Settlements.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 4,645
Population 2006 3,700
Population change (%) 26
Median age 27
Under age 15 (%) 30
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 16
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 45
Aged 65 plus (%) 9
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Métis Settlements males, 0 to 9 years 20
Métis Settlements males, 10 to 19 years 19
Métis Settlements males, 20 to 29 years 14
Métis Settlements males, 30 to 39 years 10
Métis Settlements males, 40 to 49 years 12
Métis Settlements males, 50 to 59 years 12
Métis Settlements males, 60 to 69 years 8
Métis Settlements males, 70 to 79 years 4
Métis Settlements males, 80 years and over 2
Métis Settlements females, 0 to 9 years 20
Métis Settlements females, 10 to 19 years 19
Métis Settlements females, 20 to 29 years 15
Métis Settlements females, 30 to 39 years 10
Métis Settlements females, 40 to 49 years 12
Métis Settlements females, 50 to 59 years 12
Métis Settlements females, 60 to 69 years 7
Métis Settlements females, 70 to 79 years 3
Métis Settlements females, 80 years and over 2
Alberta Aboriginal males, 0 to 9 years 21
Alberta Aboriginal males, 10 to 19 years 19
Alberta Aboriginal males, 20 to 29 years 17
Alberta Aboriginal males, 30 to 39 years 14
Alberta Aboriginal males, 40 to 49 years 12
Alberta Aboriginal males, 50 to 59 years 10
Alberta Aboriginal males, 60 to 69 years 5
Alberta Aboriginal males, 70 to 79 years 2
Alberta Aboriginal males, 80 years and over 1
Alberta Aboriginal females, 0 to 9 years 19
Alberta Aboriginal females, 10 to 19 years 17
Alberta Aboriginal females, 20 to 29 years 17
Alberta Aboriginal females, 30 to 39 years 14
Alberta Aboriginal females, 40 to 49 years 12
Alberta Aboriginal females, 50 to 59 years 11
Alberta Aboriginal females, 60 to 69 years 6
Alberta Aboriginal females, 70 to 79 years 2
Alberta Aboriginal females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 39
Couples without children 22
Lone parents 38
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Métis Settlements: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 27
Métis Settlements: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 25
Alberta Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 19
Alberta Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 14

In the settlements, 1,120 spoke a Cree language in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 86
Overcrowded 14
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 92
Rented 8
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 32
Minor repairs needed 38
Major repairs needed 30
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 2
College 22
Trade 17
High school 16
Less than high school 41
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 30
Sales and service 17
Education, law and social, community and government services 16
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 54
Employment rate (%) 39
Unemployment rate (%) 26
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 40
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 24,256

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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