Data tables, 2016 Census

Family Characteristics (22), Aboriginal Identity (9), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Age (8A) 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 family characteristics , aboriginal identity , registered or treaty indian status , age and sex for the population in private households in Shawinigan
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Family characteristics (22) Aboriginal identity (9)
Total - Aboriginal identityFootnote 2 Aboriginal identityFootnote 3 Single Aboriginal responsesFootnote 4 First Nations (North American Indian)Footnote 5 Métis Inuk (Inuit) Multiple Aboriginal responsesFootnote 6 Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere Footnote 7 Non-Aboriginal identity
Total - Family characteristicsFootnote 8 52,180 830 785 380 400 10 10 30 51,345
Married spouses and common-law partners 24,920 260 255 120 135 0 0 0 24,660
Married spouses 13,940 120 120 55 70 0 0 0 13,820
Common-law partners 10,980 140 135 70 65 0 0 0 10,840
Lone parents (in lone-parent census families) 2,630 85 80 40 40 10 0 0 2,545
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 11,690 255 240 110 130 10 0 10 11,435
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 9 6,385 65 65 45 20 0 0 0 6,320
In an intact familyFootnote 10 6,000 60 60 40 20 0 0 0 5,940
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 11 385 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 385
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 1,390 20 20 15 10 0 0 0 1,370
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 12 810 15 20 20 0 0 0 0 795
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 13 575 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 580
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 14 3,860 175 160 55 105 0 0 10 3,685
With a male lone parent 1,045 40 35 0 30 0 0 0 1,005
With a female lone parent 2,815 130 125 55 70 0 0 0 2,680
Living with grandparents without parents present 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60
With two grandparents without parents present 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25
With one grandparent without parents present 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35
Persons not in census families 12,945 230 205 105 100 0 10 15 12,715
Living with other relatives 765 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 760
Foster children 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 135
Living with non-relatives only or alone 12,050 225 200 100 105 0 10 15 11,825

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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

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 3

'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 4

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

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Footnote 6

'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 7

'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 8

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 9

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

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Footnote 10

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 11

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

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Footnote 12

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

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Footnote 13

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

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Footnote 14

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-X2016162.

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