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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
Inuvialuit
Northwest Territories
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 5,767   41,464
Population in 2001 1 5,254   37,360
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 9.8   11.0E
Total private dwellings 2 2,477   16,774
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,994   14,224
Population density per square kilometre 0.0   0.0
Land area (square km) 521,707.68   1,140,834.90
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 5,710 2,865 2,840   41,055 20,945 20,110
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 4,185 2,050 2,140   20,635 10,165 10,470
North American Indian - single response 6 845 370 470   12,640 6,210 6,430
Métis - single response 175 90 85   3,585 1,860 1,720
Inuit - single response 3,115 1,560 1,555   4,165 1,970 2,190
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 0 10 0   105 55 50
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 45 25 25   145 65 80
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,520 815 705   20,420 10,780 9,640
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 5,710 2,860 2,845   41,055 20,945 20,110
Registered Indian 9 860 380 480   13,010 6,440 6,575
Not a registered Indian 4,850 2,480 2,365   28,045 14,505 13,535
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
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 4,185 2,050 2,140   20,640 10,165 10,470
0 to 4 years 390 215 170   1,870 915 955
5 to 9 years 375 175 205   1,945 985 960
10 to 14 years 495 250 245   2,350 1,190 1,160
15 to 19 years 480 230 250   2,285 1,165 1,115
20 to 24 years 390 180 205   1,595 855 740
25 to 29 years 295 155 140   1,420 665 755
30 to 34 years 235 95 135   1,350 605 745
35 to 39 years 285 135 155   1,490 715 775
40 to 44 years 315 160 160   1,520 755 770
45 to 49 years 260 115 140   1,280 580 695
50 to 54 years 185 95 95   1,070 500 570
55 to 59 years 140 70 70   740 370 375
60 to 64 years 130 75 55   590 330 260
65 to 69 years 85 35 45   400 185 215
70 to 74 years 60 30 25   310 160 155
75 to 79 years 35 20 15   205 100 105
80 to 84 years 20 0 15   120 55 65
85 years and over 15 10 10   90 45 45
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 24.5 24.0 24.9   26.0 24.8 26.8
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 70.0 68.8 71.0   70.1 69.6 70.6
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
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 2,930 1,410 1,525   14,465 7,070 7,395
Not in a common-law relationship 2,260 1,095 1,170   11,050 5,485 5,565
In a common-law relationship 670 315 355   3,420 1,590 1,830
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
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 2,930 1,410 1,520   14,465 7,070 7,395
Never legally married (single) 14 1,930 965 965   9,435 4,910 4,525
Legally married (and not separated) 15 690 325 365   3,460 1,605 1,850
Separated, but still legally married 16 95 40 60   485 190 300
Divorced 17 100 50 55   530 230 300
Widowed 18 115 30 80   560 135 425
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
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 1,415   7,120
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 56.2   64.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.8   6.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 16.6   10.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 1.1   1.7
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 11.0   10.7
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.7   1.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 6.4   4.6
Number of owned dwellings 22 510   3,635
Number of rented dwellings 23 905   3,345
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 935   3,795
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 480   3,320
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 655   3,230
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 400   2,100
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 355   1,780
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 5.0   5.3
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 7.8   7.1
Average number of persons per room 0.6   0.6
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
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 4,165 2,035 2,130   20,525 10,100 10,425
Spouses 665 320 350   3,370 1,570 1,805
Common-law partners 665 310 355   3,400 1,580 1,820
Lone parents 350 65 285   1,645 395 1,245
Children in census families 1,900 1,005 895   9,410 5,085 4,325
Persons not in census families 580 340 245   2,695 1,470 1,230
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
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 4,185 2,045 2,140   20,640 10,165 10,470
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 815 370 440   7,470 3,650 3,820
Knowledge of English only 28 3,335 1,655 1,675   12,705 6,335 6,370
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 0   0 10 0
Knowledge of English and French only 30 40 20 20   415 160 255
Knowledge of other languages 31 0 10 0   40 20 25
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 14.2 12.5 15.7   28.6 28.3 28.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 3.3 3.2 3.5   12.2 13.4 11.0
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 19.5 18.1 20.6   36.2 35.9 36.5
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
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 4,100 1,985 2,115   20,270 9,960 10,310
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,285 1,595 1,685   16,595 8,265 8,330
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 595 290 300   2,580 1,205 1,375
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 155 65 90   685 310 380
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 70 30 40   410 185 225
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   0 10 0
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 33 3,800 1,835 1,965   18,760 9,245 9,510
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,015 995 1,015   10,950 5,555 5,395
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,235 605 630   5,005 2,435 2,570
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 370 155 215   1,505 665 840
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 175 70 105   1,290 585 710
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 10 0   10 10 10
Table: Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 34 2,930 1,410 1,525   14,465 7,075 7,395
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,705 855 850   7,920 4,080 3,835
High school certificate or equivalent 35 410 190 225   2,070 875 1,195
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 255 180 75   1,455 1,050 395
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36 470 160 305   2,380 865 1,515
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 30 15 20   180 45 135
University certificate or degree 70 20 50   460 155 310
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 37 865 410 455   3,880 2,020 1,860
No certificate, diploma or degree 665 330 340   2,915 1,535 1,380
High school certificate or equivalent 38 140 55 80   620 290 325
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 15 10   120 100 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39 35 10 25   175 70 105
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   15 0 10
University certificate or degree 0 0 0   30 15 15
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 40 530 250 280   2,770 1,270 1,500
No certificate, diploma or degree 260 135 120   1,180 650 530
High school certificate or equivalent 41 100 45 55   510 190 320
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 45 30 10   345 225 125
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42 105 35 65   580 170 410
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 0   50 10 35
University certificate or degree 15 0 15   100 25 75
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 43 1,330 650 675   6,695 3,245 3,445
No certificate, diploma or degree 610 315 295   2,870 1,460 1,410
High school certificate or equivalent 44 160 80 80   910 375 535
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 175 120 55   915 670 245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45 320 115 205   1,560 595 960
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 10 15   115 35 80
University certificate or degree 45 15 30   325 115 210
Table: Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population

Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 46 2,935 1,410 1,525   14,465 7,075 7,395
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,110 1,035 1,075   9,990 4,955 5,035
Education 70 10 60   345 55 295
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 15 10 0   85 35 45
Humanities 20 0 15   125 40 90
Social and behavioural sciences and law 70 15 55   275 60 215
Business, management and public administration 220 35 185   1,225 195 1,030
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 10 0   40 20 20
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 10 10 10   65 25 40
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 185 180 10   1,055 975 80
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 30 10   185 140 45
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 70 15 60   400 95 305
Personal, protective and transportation services 105 65 40   665 465 195
Other 47 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 48 2,930 1,410 1,520   14,465 7,070 7,390
In the labour force 49 1,875 940 940   9,455 4,865 4,590
Employed 50 1,435 685 750   7,555 3,655 3,895
Unemployed 51 445 255 185   1,900 1,210 695
Not in the labour force 52 1,055 470 590   5,010 2,205 2,805
Participation rate 53 64.0 66.7 61.8   65.4 68.8 62.1
Employment rate 54 49.0 48.6 49.3   52.2 51.7 52.7
Unemployment rate 55 23.7 27.1 19.7   20.1 24.9 15.1
Table: Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 56 1,800 905 895   9,130 4,710 4,420
A Management occupations 57 150 90 60   705 380 325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 315 60 250   1,605 285 1,320
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 70 60 10   310 225 80
D Health occupations 55 0 50   265 15 255
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 205 35 175   895 210 685
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 50 20 35   265 120 145
G Sales and service occupations 495 195 300   2,430 1,025 1,410
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 395 380 20   2,060 1,910 150
I Occupations unique to primary industry 55 55 10   485 455 30
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 10 10 0   100 85 20
Table: Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 58 1,800 905 895   9,130 4,710 4,420
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 100 80 20   1,210 945 270
Construction 180 160 20   815 720 90
Manufacturing 10 10 10   100 50 50
Wholesale trade 50 30 15   115 80 40
Retail trade 150 65 85   760 340 420
Finance and real estate 100 70 30   350 185 165
Health care and social services 205 25 180   880 110 775
Educational services 100 25 80   525 135 390
Business services 260 160 100   1,180 740 440
Other services 645 290 355   3,185 1,410 1,775
Table: Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 59 1,435 685 750   7,555 3,655 3,895
Worked at home 45 30 10   240 135 110
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 160 135 25   940 775 160
Worked at usual place 1,230 520 715   6,375 2,750 3,625
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,180 490 685   5,500 2,220 3,275
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 50 25 25   810 500 310
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   25 15 10
Worked in a different province 0 10 0   40 10 30
Table: Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address with an Aboriginal identity 60 1,395 655 740   7,315 3,525 3,785
Car, truck, van, as driver 525 305 225   3,215 1,680 1,540
Car, truck, van, as passenger 190 95 90   720 310 415
Public transit 10 0 10   55 15 40
Walked or bicycled 560 210 350   2,430 935 1,495
All other modes 115 55 65   880 585 295
Table: Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 61 2,050 1,025 1,030   10,265 5,270 4,995
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 62 23,040 24,038 22,933   25,078 25,065 25,133
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 30,770 31,185 30,356   33,687 35,151 32,143
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 63 775 365 405   4,325 2,090 2,235
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 52,165 52,041 53,077   52,086 54,348 50,084
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 53,965 55,030 53,014   54,527 57,651 51,606
Table: Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with income (counts) 64 2,650 1,275 1,370   13,315 6,540 6,775
Median income - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 65 18,805 20,040 18,048   20,080 20,436 19,741
Composition of total income (100%) 66 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 84.7 87.6 81.7   85.6 88.9 82.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 12.6 9.9 15.2   11.7 9.1 14.5
Other money - As a % of total income 2.7 2.5 2.9   2.7 2.0 3.4
Table: Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population

Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Inuvialuit (Inuit region)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private Aboriginal households 67 1,415   7,120
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 68 49,579   57,603

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Inuvialuit, Northwest Territories (Code640004) (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 May 24, 2016).