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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
Newfoundland and Labrador

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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 505,469   31,612,897
Population in 2001 1 512,930   30,007,094
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -1.5   5.4
Total private dwellings 2 235,958   13,576,855
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 197,245   12,435,520
Population density per square kilometre 1.4   3.5
Land area (square km) 370,494.89   9,017,698.92
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 500,605 243,965 256,640   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 23,450 11,520 11,925   1,172,785 572,095 600,695
North American Indian - single response 6 7,765 3,820 3,945   698,025 338,050 359,975
Métis - single response 6,470 3,165 3,310   389,785 193,500 196,285
Inuit - single response 4,715 2,365 2,345   50,480 25,025 25,455
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 290 110 185   7,740 3,690 4,050
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 4,205 2,070 2,140   26,760 11,830 14,930
Non-Aboriginal identity population 477,155 232,445 244,715   30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 500,610 243,965 256,640   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Registered Indian 9 6,610 3,180 3,425   623,780 300,830 322,945
Not a registered Indian 494,000 240,790 253,210   30,617,250 15,025,435 15,591,815
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
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 23,450 11,525 11,930   1,172,790 572,095 600,695
0 to 4 years 1,445 700 740   108,900 55,380 53,515
5 to 9 years 1,805 920 890   114,765 58,910 55,855
10 to 14 years 2,145 1,135 1,010   125,235 64,120 61,115
15 to 19 years 2,295 1,150 1,150   118,105 60,250 57,860
20 to 24 years 1,920 940 980   93,900 45,390 48,510
25 to 29 years 1,355 620 730   81,760 38,550 43,210
30 to 34 years 1,685 755 930   79,810 37,675 42,140
35 to 39 years 1,845 905 935   81,480 37,915 43,560
40 to 44 years 1,830 825 1,005   87,990 41,285 46,705
45 to 49 years 1,830 950 880   79,230 37,255 41,970
50 to 54 years 1,560 780 780   64,060 30,285 33,775
55 to 59 years 1,380 720 655   48,270 23,365 24,905
60 to 64 years 795 415 385   32,820 16,055 16,765
65 to 69 years 610 300 310   22,680 10,870 11,815
70 to 74 years 450 195 260   16,125 7,465 8,660
75 to 79 years 265 120 145   9,435 4,110 5,325
80 to 84 years 155 60 95   5,240 2,080 3,165
85 years and over 65 20 45   2,980 1,125 1,850
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 32.3 31.9 32.7   26.5 25.2 27.7
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 77.0 76.1 77.8   70.3 68.8 71.6
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
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 18,050 8,765 9,285   823,890 393,680 430,205
Not in a common-law relationship 15,430 7,475 7,950   681,425 326,380 355,040
In a common-law relationship 2,625 1,285 1,340   142,465 67,305 75,160
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
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 18,050 8,765 9,285   823,890 393,680 430,205
Never legally married (single) 14 8,280 4,245 4,035   440,570 224,155 216,410
Legally married (and not separated) 15 7,465 3,570 3,895   254,930 122,405 132,525
Separated, but still legally married 16 395 205 190   35,480 14,270 21,205
Divorced 17 1,060 545 515   62,410 25,975 36,435
Widowed 18 845 195 650   30,505 6,880 23,630
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
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 10,380   506,235
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 77.1   61.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.5   5.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.5   6.3
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 4.8   4.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 4.4   16.1
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.3   4.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 1.3   3.4
Number of owned dwellings 22 7,515   255,415
Number of rented dwellings 23 2,565   202,415
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 6,460   352,975
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 3,915   153,255
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 5,510   244,780
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 3,340   166,130
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 1,525   95,330
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 6.9   6.1
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 1.8   4.2
Average number of persons per room 0.4   0.5
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
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 23,390 11,480 11,905   1,169,435 570,050 599,380
Spouses 7,385 3,555 3,835   250,615 120,440 130,170
Common-law partners 2,610 1,275 1,330   142,160 67,155 75,000
Lone parents 1,515 325 1,190   96,205 19,180 77,025
Children in census families 9,475 5,145 4,325   506,685 271,000 235,685
Persons not in census families 2,400 1,180 1,220   173,765 92,270 81,495
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
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 23,450 11,525 11,925   1,172,790 572,095 600,695
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 2,485 1,190 1,295   252,045 122,805 129,240
Knowledge of English only 28 19,815 9,855 9,960   772,290 378,915 393,375
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 0   35,570 17,345 18,225
Knowledge of English and French only 30 1,060 420 640   100,070 47,895 52,170
Knowledge of other languages 31 85 55 25   12,810 5,130 7,680
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 9.7 9.4 10.0   18.7 18.5 18.8
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 7.4 7.2 7.5   11.8 12.2 11.4
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 10.6 10.3 10.9   21.5 21.5 21.5
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
Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 23,190 11,380 11,815   1,150,510 560,875 589,635
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 20,410 10,035 10,375   926,950 455,335 471,620
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,380 620 760   135,650 63,585 72,070
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 900 470 435   68,805 32,810 35,995
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 480 250 230   17,540 8,375 9,165
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 10 0 0   1,560 775 790

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Newfoundland and Labrador (Code10) (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 April 30, 2017).