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Aboriginal identity population by age groups, median age and sex, 2006 counts for both sexes, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities) with 5,000-plus population - 20% sample data

Where do Aboriginal people live? Aboriginal people live in different areas across Canada. The data are presented for First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples for geographical locations including Canada, the provinces, the territories, the census metropolitan areas, and communities. The tables also present data by age groups and sex, along with median age.

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Geographic name CSD type Total population Aboriginal identity population1 North American Indian Métis Inuit Non-aboriginal identity population
Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest
Canada !   31,241,030 1,172,785 698,025 389,780 50,480 30,068,240
Nunavut !   29,325 24,915 100 130 24,635 4,405
Arctic Bay, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 690 640 0 0 640 50
Arviat, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 2,055 1,915 0 10 1,905 140
Baker Lake, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 1,720 1,560 10 0 1,545 160
Cambridge Bay, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 1,475 1,215 20 25 1,160 260
Cape Dorset, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 1,235 1,135 10 10 1,130 105
Chesterfield Inlet, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 320 290 0 0 290 30
Clyde River, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 820 795 0 0 790 30
Coral Harbour, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 765 740 0 0 735 35
Gjoa Haven, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 1,065 995 10 0 990 65
Grise Fiord, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 140 120 0 0 120 25
Hall Beach, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 655 630 10 0 625 25
Igloolik, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 1,540 1,445 0 0 1,440 95
Iqaluit, CY (Nvt.) CY 6,085 3,650 40 55 3,535 2,435
Kimmirut, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 410 385 0 0 385 25
Kugaaruk, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 690 635 0 0 630 55
Kugluktuk, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 1,295 1,190 0 10 1,190 105
Pangnirtung, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 1,325 1,240 10 0 1,240 85
Pond Inlet, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 1,315 1,215 10 0 1,210 95
Qikiqtarjuaq, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 475 445 0 0 445 25
Rankin Inlet, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 2,340 1,950 0 15 1,925 390
Repulse Bay, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 745 715 0 10 710 30
Resolute, HAM (Nvt.) ! HAM 230 200 0 0 200 35
Sanikiluaq, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 740 710 0 10 705 40
Taloyoak, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 810 745 0 0 745 65
Whale Cove, HAM (Nvt.) HAM 355 340 0 0 335 15
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1. The total Aboriginal identity population includes the Aboriginal groups (North American Indian, Métis and Inuit), multiple Aboriginal responses and Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere.

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