Census Profile, 2016 Census
Canada [Country] and Canada [Country]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
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Aboriginal population
Total - Aboriginal identity for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 79 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
Aboriginal identityCensus data footnote 80 1,673,785 813,520 860,265 1,673,785 813,520 860,265
Single Aboriginal responsesCensus data footnote 81 1,629,805 792,970 836,835 1,629,805 792,970 836,835
First Nations (North American Indian)Census data footnote 82 977,235 471,510 505,725 977,235 471,510 505,725
Métis 587,545 289,435 298,115 587,545 289,435 298,115
Inuk (Inuit) 65,030 32,030 32,995 65,030 32,030 32,995
Multiple Aboriginal responsesCensus data footnote 83 21,310 10,165 11,145 21,310 10,165 11,145
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhereCensus data footnote 84 22,670 10,385 12,290 22,670 10,385 12,290
Non-Aboriginal identity 32,786,280 16,158,060 16,628,225 32,786,280 16,158,060 16,628,225
Total - Population by Registered or Treaty Indian status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 85 34,460,065 16,971,580 17,488,490 34,460,065 16,971,580 17,488,490
Registered or Treaty IndianCensus data footnote 86 820,120 395,670 424,445 820,120 395,670 424,445
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 33,639,945 16,575,905 17,064,040 33,639,945 16,575,905 17,064,040
Total - Aboriginal ancestry for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 87 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,490 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,490
Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 88 727,790 356,970 370,815 727,790 356,970 370,815
Single Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 89 709,235 347,985 361,245 709,235 347,985 361,245
First Nations (North American Indian) single ancestryCensus data footnote 82 573,215 280,040 293,180 573,215 280,040 293,180
Métis single ancestry 91,255 45,740 45,515 91,255 45,740 45,515
Inuit single ancestry 44,765 22,210 22,555 44,765 22,210 22,555
Multiple Aboriginal ancestries (only)Census data footnote 90 18,555 8,985 9,565 18,555 8,985 9,565
First Nations (North American Indian) and Métis ancestries 15,140 7,305 7,835 15,140 7,305 7,835
First Nations (North American Indian) and Inuit ancestries 2,470 1,205 1,265 2,470 1,205 1,265
Métis and Inuit ancestries 770 390 380 770 390 380
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and Inuit ancestries 170 85 85 170 85 85
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 91 1,402,735 669,710 733,025 1,402,735 669,710 733,025
Single Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 92 1,347,610 644,210 703,400 1,347,610 644,210 703,400
First Nations (North American Indian) and non-Aboriginal ancestries 881,455 418,215 463,235 881,455 418,215 463,235
Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 441,000 213,940 227,065 441,000 213,940 227,065
Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 25,155 12,045 13,105 25,155 12,045 13,105
Multiple Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 93 55,125 25,505 29,625 55,125 25,505 29,625
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 49,325 22,740 26,585 49,325 22,740 26,585
First Nations (North American Indian), Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 3,470 1,655 1,815 3,470 1,655 1,815
Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 2,005 940 1,065 2,005 940 1,065
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 325 170 160 325 170 160
Non-Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 94 32,329,545 15,944,900 16,384,645 32,329,545 15,944,900 16,384,645

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Canada [Country] and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed November 13, 2018).

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