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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
Nunatsiavut
Newfoundland and Labrador
(Inuit region)
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 2,414   505,469
Population in 2001 1 2,634   512,930
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -8.4   -1.5
Total private dwellings 2 858   235,958
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 700   197,245
Population density per square kilometre 22.9   1.4
Land area (square km) 105.48   370,494.89
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 2,410 1,235 1,175   500,605 243,965 256,640
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 2,200 1,130 1,065   23,450 11,520 11,925
North American Indian - single response 6 0 0 0   7,765 3,820 3,945
Métis - single response 35 15 15   6,470 3,165 3,310
Inuit - single response 2,160 1,110 1,050   4,715 2,365 2,345
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 10 0 0   290 110 185
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 0 0 0   4,205 2,070 2,140
Non-Aboriginal identity population 215 105 105   477,155 232,445 244,715
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 2,415 1,235 1,180   500,610 243,965 256,640
Registered Indian 9 0 0 0   6,610 3,180 3,425
Not a registered Indian 2,405 1,235 1,175   494,000 240,790 253,210
Table: Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 2,200 1,130 1,065   23,450 11,525 11,930
0 to 4 years 180 100 80   1,445 700 740
5 to 9 years 195 95 95   1,805 920 890
10 to 14 years 220 115 105   2,145 1,135 1,010
15 to 19 years 285 120 165   2,295 1,150 1,150
20 to 24 years 200 110 95   1,920 940 980
25 to 29 years 145 75 65   1,355 620 730
30 to 34 years 140 75 70   1,685 755 930
35 to 39 years 145 70 75   1,845 905 935
40 to 44 years 150 75 75   1,830 825 1,005
45 to 49 years 155 80 75   1,830 950 880
50 to 54 years 115 60 55   1,560 780 780
55 to 59 years 100 50 50   1,380 720 655
60 to 64 years 60 35 25   795 415 385
65 to 69 years 50 30 20   610 300 310
70 to 74 years 30 20 15   450 195 260
75 to 79 years 20 15 0   265 120 145
80 to 84 years 10 0 10   155 60 95
85 years and over 10 10 0   65 20 45
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 26.0 26.8 24.9   32.3 31.9 32.7
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 73.4 72.6 74.2   77.0 76.1 77.8
Table: Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 1,610 825 790   18,050 8,765 9,285
Not in a common-law relationship 1,290 665 630   15,430 7,475 7,950
In a common-law relationship 325 160 160   2,625 1,285 1,340
Table: Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 1,615 825 790   18,050 8,765 9,285
Never legally married (single) 14 925 485 440   8,280 4,245 4,035
Legally married (and not separated) 15 515 260 255   7,465 3,570 3,895
Separated, but still legally married 16 35 20 20   395 205 190
Divorced 17 65 35 25   1,060 545 515
Widowed 18 70 25 55   845 195 650
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 645   10,380
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 91.5   77.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.9   6.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.1   5.5
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 1.6   4.8
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 1.6   4.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.3
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 1.6   1.3
Number of owned dwellings 22 410   7,515
Number of rented dwellings 23 235   2,565
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 250   6,460
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 390   3,915
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 245   5,510
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 185   3,340
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 205   1,525
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 6.0   6.9
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 6.2   1.8
Average number of persons per room 0.6   0.4
Table: Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 2,195 1,130 1,070   23,390 11,480 11,905
Spouses 510 255 250   7,385 3,555 3,835
Common-law partners 320 165 165   2,610 1,275 1,330
Lone parents 155 55 95   1,515 325 1,190
Children in census families 1,015 535 475   9,475 5,145 4,325
Persons not in census families 205 125 80   2,400 1,180 1,220
Table: Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 2,200 1,130 1,070   23,450 11,525 11,925
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 585 295 295   2,485 1,190 1,295
Knowledge of English only 28 1,605 835 770   19,815 9,855 9,960
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 0   0 0 0
Knowledge of English and French only 30 10 0 10   1,060 420 640
Knowledge of other languages 31 0 0 0   85 55 25
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 22.0 21.7 21.5   9.7 9.4 10.0
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 7.3 7.1 7.5   7.4 7.2 7.5
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 26.6 26.1 27.6   10.6 10.3 10.9
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Nunatsiavut (Inuit region)   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 2,175 1,115 1,060   23,190 11,380 11,815
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,960 1,005 960   20,410 10,035 10,375
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 140 80 60   1,380 620 760
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 65 30 35   900 470 435
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 10 0 10   480 250 230
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   10 0 0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador (Code640001) (table). Aboriginal Population Profile. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-594-XWE. Ottawa. Released January 15, 2008.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-594/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed August 25, 2016).