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Population and Dwelling Counts Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 26,745     30,007,094    
Population in 1996 (2) 24,730     28,846,761    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 8.1     4.0    
Land area (square km) 1,925,460.18     9,012,112.20    
Population density per square kilometre 0.0     3.3    
     
Aboriginal identity population in 2001 Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (37) 26,665 13,770 12,895 29,639,030 14,564,275 15,074,755
Aboriginal identity population (3) 22,720 11,525 11,195 976,305 476,700 499,605
North American Indian single response (18) 95 45 50 608,850 294,435 314,415
Métis single response 50 30 20 292,310 146,180 146,130
Inuit single response 22,560 11,440 11,120 45,070 22,560 22,510
Multiple Aboriginal responses 10 0 10 6,660 3,140 3,525
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere (19) 0 10 0 23,415 10,390 13,025
Non-Aboriginal population 3,945 2,250 1,700 28,662,725 14,087,570 14,575,150
     
Registered Indian Status Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (37) 26,665 13,770 12,895 29,639,030 14,564,275 15,074,760
Registered Indian (4) 100 45 55 558,175 268,430 289,745
Not a registered Indian 26,565 13,725 12,840 29,080,855 14,295,840 14,785,010
     
Age Characteristics of the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (5) 22,720 11,525 11,195 976,305 476,700 499,605
Age 0-4 3,135 1,625 1,510 102,610 52,380 50,230
Age 5-14 6,245 3,190 3,055 221,345 112,965 108,385
Age 15-19 2,330 1,205 1,125 92,985 47,015 45,970
Age 20-24 1,880 945 935 76,085 36,580 39,500
Age 25-44 6,125 2,995 3,125 294,405 138,680 155,725
Age 45-54 1,480 735 750 96,370 45,800 50,570
Age 55-64 895 450 445 52,830 25,140 27,690
Age 65-74 440 265 175 27,120 12,905 14,220
Age 75-84 135 80 60 10,360 4,435 5,925
Age 85 and over 45 30 20 2,195 810 1,390
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 19.1 18.8 19.5 24.7 23.5 25.7
% of the Aboriginal identity population ages 15 and over 58.7 58.2 59.3 66.8 65.3 68.3
     
Common-law Status of the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (6) 13,340 6,705 6,635 652,350 311,365 340,990
Not in a common-law relationship 9,970 5,095 4,865 542,225 259,405 282,820
In a common-law relationship 3,375 1,610 1,765 110,125 51,960 58,165
     
Legal Marital Status of the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (7) 13,340 6,705 6,630 652,345 311,360 340,985
Single (8) 8,160 4,280 3,875 337,540 172,710 164,830
Married (9) 4,175 2,030 2,145 211,005 101,075 109,930
Separated (10) 265 120 140 30,680 12,135 18,545
Divorced (11) 180 75 105 48,345 19,825 28,525
Widowed (12) 570 205 365 24,775 5,615 19,160
     
Language Characteristics of the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Aboriginal identity population 22,720 11,525 11,195 976,305 476,705 499,605
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) (13) 20,695 10,475 10,220 235,065 114,460 120,600
Knowledge of English only (14) 1,975 1,020 955 639,450 314,045 325,405
Knowledge of French only (14) 0 0 0 20,900 9,745 11,160
Knowledge of English and French only (15) 35 20 20 71,260 34,135 37,125
Knowledge of other languages (13) 20 10 10 9,630 4,315 5,315
% of the Aboriginal identity population with Aboriginal language(s) first learned and still understood 83.8 83.6 84.0 20.7 20.6 20.8
% of the Aboriginal identity population with Aboriginal language(s) spoken at home 85.0 85.0 85.0 18.4 18.7 18.1
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 91.1 90.9 91.3 24.1 24.0 24.1
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 year ago for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (16) 22,180 11,235 10,945 956,790 466,765 490,025
Lived at the same address one year ago 18,270 9,315 8,950 746,555 365,860 380,690
Lived within the same prov./terr. one year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 2,800 1,390 1,405 133,930 64,235 69,700
Lived within the same prov./terr. one year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the prov./terr. 785 375 410 59,235 28,210 31,025
Lived in a different prov./terr. or country one year ago 330 155 175 17,075 8,460 8,610
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 years ago for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (17) 19,585 9,900 9,690 873,655 424,305 449,355
Lived at the same address five years ago 9,495 4,935 4,560 428,090 213,090 215,000
Lived within the same prov./terr. five years ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 7,790 3,880 3,915 267,055 126,765 140,295
Lived within the same prov./terr. five years ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the prov./terr. 1,680 805 880 134,945 63,350 71,590
Lived in a different prov./terr. or country five years ago 615 280 330 43,565 21,100 22,465
     
School Attendance for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 and over attending school full time 2,480 1,275 1,200 104,335 46,870 57,465
Age 15-24 attending full time 1,875 1,020 855 76,295 36,915 39,385
Age 25 and over attending full time 605 255 345 28,035 9,955 18,080
Total population 15 and over attending school part time 345 170 170 31,320 11,740 19,585
Age 15-24 attending part time 130 75 55 9,880 4,355 5,525
Age 25 and over attending part time 210 95 120 21,435 7,385 14,055
     
Highest Level of Schooling for the Aboriginal Identity Population 25 Years and Over Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 25 years and over 9,125 4,555 4,570 483,280 227,765 255,515
Persons with less than a high school graduation certificate 4,715 2,295 2,420 203,035 100,545 102,490
Persons with a high school graduation certificate 265 130 140 43,890 20,560 23,320
Persons with some postsecondary education (21) 1,475 720 760 60,665 26,520 34,145
Persons with a trades, college or university certificate or diploma (below bachelor's degree) (22) 2,535 1,375 1,160 148,660 69,940 78,715
Persons with a university degree at bachelor's level or higher 130 40 90 27,040 10,190 16,840
% of the population 25 years of age and over with less than a high school graduation certificate 51.7 50.4 53.0 42.0 44.1 40.1
% of the population 25 years of age with a high school graduation certificate 2.9 2.9 3.1 9.1 9.0 9.1
% of the population 25 years of age with some postsecondary education (21) 16.2 15.8 16.6 12.6 11.6 13.4
% of the population 25 years of age with a trades, college or university certificate or diploma (below bachelor's degree) (22) 27.8 30.2 25.4 30.8 30.7 30.8
% of the population 25 years of age with a university degree at bachelor's level or higher 1.4 0.9 2.0 5.6 4.5 6.6
     
Earnings Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (23) 9,155 4,850 4,305 408,645 210,155 198,490
Average earnings(all persons with earnings($)) 20,011 21,287 18,575 21,435 24,718 17,958
Worked full year, full time (counts) (24) 3,005 1,670 1,335 162,295 86,955 75,335
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 38,505 39,446 37,321 33,416 37,370 28,851
     
Income Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (34) 12,145     609,285    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (35) 13,190     13,525    
Composition of total income (100%) (36) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 75.8     75.1    
Government transfer - % of income 20.5     20.8    
Other money - % of income 3.6     4.1    
     
Labour Force Indicators for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (31) 61.8 64.4 59.3 61.4 66.8 56.5
Employment rate (32) 47.6 48.3 47.0 49.7 52.5 47.1
Unemployment rate (33) 22.9 24.9 20.6 19.1 21.4 16.7
     
Industry Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (28) 7,625 4,015 3,615 378,145 196,985 181,165
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 470 390 80 31,670 26,030 5,640
Manufacturing and construction industries 690 565 125 64,430 52,965 11,470
Wholesale and retail trade 1,115 500 610 44,350 21,045 23,305
Finance and real estate 290 195 100 10,395 3,845 6,550
Health and education 1,655 370 1,285 68,060 14,670 53,390
Business services 855 565 285 52,125 31,260 20,865
Other services 2,555 1,425 1,130 107,110 47,175 59,940
     
Occupation Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (30) 7,630 4,015 3,615 378,145 196,985 181,165
Management occupations 455 280 180 25,270 14,165 11,105
Business, finance and administration occupations 1,115 260 855 51,975 10,455 41,515
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 180 145 35 11,850 9,020 2,830
Health occupations 125 25 105 12,750 1,965 10,785
Social science, education, government service and religion 975 240 740 36,805 9,565 27,240
Art, culture, recreation and sport 580 345 235 8,605 4,065 4,545
Sales and service occupations 2,290 980 1,310 107,545 40,405 67,140
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,600 1,530 75 73,955 67,965 5,990
Occupations unique to primary industry 150 145 10 26,635 22,665 3,965
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 150 80 75 22,755 16,715 6,040
     
Place of Work Status for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (26) 6,355 3,235 3,115 323,940 163,485 160,460
Worked at home 370 235 135 18,400 8,390 10,015
Worked outside Canada 10 10 0 1,020 600 425
No fixed workplace address 700 585 120 41,900 32,585 9,315
Worked at usual place 5,275 2,420 2,855 262,620 121,915 140,710
     
Mode of Transportation to Work for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (27) 5,975 3,000 2,980 304,515 154,495 150,020
Car, truck, van, as driver 855 585 275 190,730 100,695 90,035
Car, truck, van, as passenger 640 335 300 31,845 16,420 15,425
Public transit 15 10 10 22,850 9,465 13,385
Walked or bicycled 3,250 1,430 1,820 48,365 21,555 26,810
Other method 1,220 640 575 10,730 6,360 4,370
     
Census Family Status for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Census Family Status 22,710 11,510 11,195 973,350 474,750 498,600
Spouses 4,105 1,995 2,110 207,415 99,520 107,895
Common-law partners 3,370 1,610 1,765 109,875 51,830 58,045
Lone parents 1,525 395 1,130 80,825 14,905 65,920
Children in census families 12,245 6,565 5,680 439,625 234,870 204,760
Non-family persons 1,465 950 510 135,605 73,625 61,980
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (20) 5,665     398,400    
Number of owned dwellings 1,445     177,845    
Number of rented dwellings 4,220     175,560    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 3,760     330,980    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 1,900     67,425    
Dwellings requiring regular maintenance only 2,780     189,795    
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 1,665     129,250    
Dwellings requiring major repairs 1,225     79,350    
% of occupied private dwellings with more than one person per room 19.1     5.0    
Average number of persons per room 0.8     0.5    
     
Selected Household Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 5,665     398,400    
Median household income ($) 38,348     35,365    
     

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