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Aboriginal Peoples Highlight Tables, 2006 Census

Data in these tables refer to the Aboriginal identity population. The Aboriginal identity population comprises those persons who reported identifying with at least one Aboriginal group, that is, North American Indian, Métis or Inuit, and/or those who reported being a Treaty Indian or a Registered Indian, as defined by the Indian Act of Canada, and/or those who reported they were members of an Indian band or First Nation. For census subdivisions only, data are available for areas where the Aboriginal identity population count is 250 or more.

Table 1 Aboriginal identity population by age groups, median age and sex

Table 2 Population by age groups, sex and Aboriginal identity groups

Table 3 Aboriginal identity population, 2006 counts, percentage distribution, percentage change and sex

Learn more about the data presented in these tables. Additional information may also be found in the 2006 Census Dictionary.


Data products that are identified as 20% sample data refer to information that was collected using the long census questionnaire. For the most part, these data were collected from 20% of the households; however they also include some areas, such as First Nations communities and remote areas, where long census form data were collected from 100% of the households.

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