Data tables, 2016 Census

Aboriginal Identity (9), Number of Persons per Room (5), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Housing Suitability (6), Age (12) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details aboriginal identity , number of persons per room , registered or treaty indian status , housing suitability , age and sex for the population in private households in Canada
Data quality
Aboriginal identity (9) Housing suitability (6)
Total - Housing suitability Suitable Not suitable One bedroom shortfall Two bedroom shortfall Three or more bedroom shortfall
Total - Aboriginal identityFootnote 3 224,985 147,150 77,830 44,870 18,270 14,690
Aboriginal identityFootnote 4 224,985 147,150 77,835 44,870 18,275 14,690
Single Aboriginal responsesFootnote 5 220,090 142,960 77,130 44,330 18,170 14,635
First Nations (North American Indian)Footnote 6 212,035 136,130 75,905 43,450 17,950 14,510
Métis 7,900 6,700 1,195 855 215 130
Inuk (Inuit) 155 125 25 25 10 0
Multiple Aboriginal responsesFootnote 7 1,570 1,250 320 260 55 10
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhereFootnote 8 3,320 2,945 375 280 45 50
Non-Aboriginal identity 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

'Registered or Treaty Indian status' includes persons who are a Registered or Treaty Indian. Registered Indians are persons who are registered under the Indian Act of Canada. Treaty Indians are persons who belong to a First Nation or Indian band that signed a treaty with the Crown. Registered or Treaty Indians are sometimes also called Status Indians.

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Footnote 2

Number of persons per room - Refers to an indicator of the level of crowding in a private dwelling. It is calculated by dividing the number of persons in the household by the number of rooms in the dwelling.

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Footnote 3

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the 2016 Census of Population. For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 4

'Aboriginal identity' includes persons who are First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or those who are Registered or Treaty Indians (that is, registered under the Indian Act of Canada) and/or those who have membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

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Footnote 5

'Single Aboriginal responses' includes persons who are in only one Aboriginal group, that is First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 6

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the 2016 Census of Population. For additional information, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 7

'Multiple Aboriginal responses' includes persons who are any two or all three of the following: First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 8

'Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere' includes persons who are not First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit), but who have Registered or Treaty Indian status and/or Membership in a First Nation or Indian band.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016165.

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