Data tables, 2016 Census

Family Characteristics (22), Aboriginal Identity (9), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Residence by Aboriginal Geography (10), Age (8A) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details family characteristics , aboriginal identity , registered or treaty indian status , residence by aboriginal geography , age and sex for the population in private households in Nunavut
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Family characteristics (22) Aboriginal identity (9)
Total - Aboriginal identityFootnote 3 Aboriginal identityFootnote 4 Single Aboriginal responsesFootnote 5 First Nations (North American Indian)Footnote 6 Métis Inuk (Inuit) Multiple Aboriginal responsesFootnote 7 Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere Footnote 8 Non-Aboriginal identity
Total - Family characteristicsFootnote 9 35,580 30,550 30,495 190 165 30,140 50 0 5,030
Married spouses and common-law partners 12,455 9,935 9,915 95 80 9,740 10 0 2,525
Married spouses 6,190 4,490 4,480 50 35 4,395 0 10 1,700
Common-law partners 6,270 5,445 5,435 45 40 5,350 10 0 825
Lone parents (in lone-parent census families) 2,555 2,385 2,385 10 10 2,365 0 0 165
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 16,095 15,220 15,180 50 35 15,100 35 0 875
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 10 10,200 9,495 9,470 30 25 9,420 20 0 705
In an intact familyFootnote 11 9,560 8,865 8,845 25 25 8,795 20 0 695
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 12 640 625 625 0 0 625 0 0 10
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 1,065 1,025 1,020 10 0 1,010 10 0 40
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 13 510 485 480 0 0 475 0 0 20
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 14 560 540 535 0 0 530 0 0 20
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 15 4,250 4,125 4,115 15 10 4,095 10 0 120
With a male lone parent 1,130 1,095 1,090 10 0 1,085 0 0 40
With a female lone parent 3,115 3,030 3,020 10 10 3,010 10 0 85
Living with grandparents without parents present 580 575 575 0 0 575 0 0 0
With two grandparents without parents present 300 295 295 0 0 300 0 0 10
With one grandparent without parents present 280 280 280 0 0 280 0 0 0
Persons not in census families 4,475 3,020 3,010 40 45 2,930 0 0 1,460
Living with other relatives 1,615 1,535 1,535 0 10 1,525 0 0 80
Foster children 150 150 150 0 0 150 0 0 0
Living with non-relatives only or alone 2,710 1,330 1,325 35 35 1,255 0 10 1,380

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

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, please 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 2

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.

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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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Footnote 9

For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family; Stepfamily status of couple family with children; and Relationship structure of stepfamily.

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Footnote 10

One or more grandparents of the child may also be present in the household.

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Footnote 11

In an intact family, all children are the biological or adopted children of both persons in the couple. This category also includes children living in census families for whom it cannot be determined whether it is an intact family or a stepfamily.

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Footnote 12

In a complex stepfamily, some or all of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 13

In a simple stepfamily, none of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 14

In a complex stepfamily, some or all of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 15

One or more grandparents of the child may also be present in the household.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016161.

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