Data tables, 2016 Census

Aboriginal Ancestry (22), Residence by Aboriginal Geography (10), Age (10B) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

Data table

Select data categories for this table


This table details aboriginal ancestry , residence by aboriginal geography , age and sex for the population in private households in British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique
Data quality
Aboriginal ancestry (22) Residence by Aboriginal geography (10)
Total - Residence on or off reserveFootnote 1 On reserveFootnote 2 Off reserve Total - Residence inside or outside Inuit NunangatFootnote 3 Inuit NunangatFootnote 4 Nunatsiavut Nunavik Nunavut Inuvialuit region Outside Inuit Nunangat
Total - Aboriginal ancestryFootnote 5 4,560,235 82,495 4,477,745 4,560,240 0 0 0 0 0 4,560,240
Aboriginal ancestry (only)Footnote 6 91,710 43,800 47,915 91,715 0 0 0 0 0 91,715
Single Aboriginal ancestry (only)Footnote 7 90,390 43,620 46,770 90,395 0 0 0 0 0 90,390
First Nations (North American Indian) single ancestryFootnote 8 79,880 43,320 36,555 79,880 0 0 0 0 0 79,875
Métis single ancestry 10,080 290 9,800 10,085 0 0 0 0 0 10,080
Inuit single ancestry 430 15 415 430 0 0 0 0 0 435
Multiple Aboriginal ancestries (only)Footnote 9 1,325 175 1,145 1,320 0 0 0 0 0 1,320
First Nations (North American Indian) and Métis ancestries 1,175 150 1,025 1,180 0 0 0 0 0 1,180
First Nations (North American Indian) and Inuit ancestries 100 30 70 95 0 0 0 0 0 100
Métis and Inuit ancestries 45 0 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 45
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and Inuit ancestries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesFootnote 10 211,095 9,130 201,970 211,095 0 0 0 0 0 211,095
Single Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesFootnote 11 201,895 8,905 192,995 201,895 0 0 0 0 0 201,895
First Nations (North American Indian) and non-Aboriginal ancestries 130,020 8,200 121,820 130,020 0 0 0 0 0 130,020
Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 70,175 685 69,490 70,175 0 0 0 0 0 70,175
Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 1,700 20 1,685 1,705 0 0 0 0 0 1,700
Multiple Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesFootnote 12 9,200 225 8,975 9,200 0 0 0 0 0 9,200
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 8,865 210 8,650 8,860 0 0 0 0 0 8,865
First Nations (North American Indian), Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 165 10 150 165 0 0 0 0 0 165
Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 130 0 125 125 0 0 0 0 0 130
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 45 0 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 45
Non-Aboriginal ancestry (only)Footnote 13 4,257,425 29,565 4,227,865 4,257,425 0 0 0 0 0 4,257,425

Symbol(s)

Symbol ..

not available for a specific reference period

..

Symbol ...

not applicable

...

Symbol x

suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act

x

Symbol F

too unreliable to be published

F

Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Residence on or off reserve refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is defined as 'on reserve' or 'off reserve.'


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 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.

Return to footnote 1 referrer

Footnote 2

'On reserve' includes six census subdivision (CSD) types legally affiliated with First Nations or Indian bands, i.e., Indian reserve (IRI), Indian settlement (S-É) (except for the four Indian settlements of Champagne Landing 10, Klukshu, Two Mile and Two and One-Half Mile Village and Kloo Lake located in Yukon), Indian government district (IGD), terres réservées aux Cris (TC), terres réservées aux Naskapis (TK) and Nisga'a land (NL).

Return to footnote 2 referrer

Footnote 3

Residence inside or outside Inuit Nunangat refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is inside or outside Inuit Nunangat.


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.

Return to footnote 3 referrer

Footnote 4

Inuit Nunangat is the homeland of the Inuit of Canada. It includes the communities located in the four Inuit regions: Nunatsiavut (Northern coastal Labrador), Nunavik (Northern Quebec), the territory of Nunavut and the Inuvialuit region of the Northwest Territories. These regions collectively encompass the area traditionally occupied by Inuit in Canada.

Return to footnote 4 referrer

Footnote 5

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 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.

Return to footnote 5 referrer

Footnote 6

'Aboriginal ancestry (only)' includes persons who have First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and/or Inuit ancestry. It excludes persons with non-Aboriginal ancestry.

Return to footnote 6 referrer

Footnote 7

'Single Aboriginal ancestry (only)' includes persons who have only one of First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuit ancestry. It excludes persons with non-Aboriginal ancestry.

Return to footnote 7 referrer

Footnote 8

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 Census of Population. For additional information, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

Return to footnote 8 referrer

Footnote 9

'Multiple Aboriginal ancestries (only)' includes persons who have two or more of First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and Inuit ancestries. It excludes persons with non-Aboriginal ancestry.

Return to footnote 9 referrer

Footnote 10

'Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestries' includes persons who have First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and/or Inuit ancestry, as well as non-Aboriginal ancestry.

Return to footnote 10 referrer

Footnote 11

'Single Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestries' includes persons who have First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuit ancestry, as well as non-Aboriginal ancestry.

Return to footnote 11 referrer

Footnote 12

'Multiple Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestries' includes persons who have two or more of First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and Inuit ancestries, as well as non-Aboriginal ancestry.

Return to footnote 12 referrer

Footnote 13

'Non-Aboriginal ancestry (only)' includes persons who have non-Aboriginal ancestry only.

Return to footnote 13 referrer

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016169.

Report a problem on this page

Is something not working? Is there information outdated? Can't find what you're looking for?

Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.

Privacy notice

Date modified: