2011 National Household Survey: Data tables
Tabulation: Aboriginal Identity (8), Age Groups (20), Area of Residence: Inuit Nunangat (7) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2011 National Household Survey
|Age groups (20)||Aboriginal identity (8)|
|Total - Population by Aboriginal identity||Aboriginal identityFootnote 2||First Nations (North American Indian) single identityFootnote 3||Métis single identity||Inuk (Inuit) single identity||Multiple Aboriginal identitiesFootnote 4||Aboriginal identities not included elsewhere Footnote 5||Non-Aboriginal identity|
|Total - Age groups||735,835||22,620||16,120||4,850||485||145||1,015||713,215|
|Under 25 years||202,605||9,580||7,490||1,520||270||70||220||193,030|
|Under 15 years||113,400||5,715||4,520||840||190||55||105||107,685|
|0 to 4 years||36,495||1,810||1,475||230||65||0||30||34,680|
|5 to 9 years||36,645||1,800||1,400||280||55||35||30||34,850|
|10 to 14 years||40,260||2,100||1,650||325||70||0||40||38,160|
|15 to 24 years||89,210||3,865||2,970||685||80||0||120||85,345|
|15 to 19 years||45,620||2,195||1,705||370||50||0||65||43,425|
|20 to 24 years||43,590||1,670||1,260||310||25||0||55||41,920|
|25 years and over||533,225||13,040||8,625||3,325||215||80||795||520,190|
|25 to 64 years||418,835||11,530||7,705||2,880||215||80||655||407,300|
|25 to 54 years||306,540||9,125||6,355||2,135||180||70||385||297,420|
|25 to 34 years||84,635||2,720||2,010||540||90||25||65||81,915|
|35 to 44 years||98,610||3,210||2,240||705||50||0||200||95,395|
|45 to 54 years||123,295||3,190||2,110||895||45||25||115||120,105|
|55 to 64 years||112,295||2,405||1,345||750||35||0||270||109,885|
|65 years and over||114,395||1,510||920||445||0||0||135||112,880|
|65 to 74 years||66,915||1,065||595||350||0||0||115||65,845|
|75 years and over||47,475||445||330||95||0||0||25||47,035|
|Median ageFootnote 6||43.3||31.3||27.6||40.9||20.2||26.8||46.9||43.6|
- Symbol ..
not available for a specific reference period
- Symbol ...
- Symbol x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
- Symbol F
too unreliable to be published
- Footnote 1
For the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) estimates, the global non-response rate (GNR) is used as an indicator of data quality. This indicator combines complete non-response (household) and partial non-response (question) into a single rate. The value of the GNR is presented to users. A smaller GNR indicates a lower risk of non-response bias and as a result, lower risk of inaccuracy. The threshold used for estimates' suppression is a GNR of 50% or more. For more information, please refer to the National Household Survey User Guide, 2011.
- Footnote 2
'Aboriginal identity' includes persons who reported being an Aboriginal person, that is, First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or those who reported Registered or Treaty Indian status, that is registered under the Indian Act of Canada, and/or those who reported membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.
- Footnote 3
Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the National Household Survey (NHS). In 2011, there were a total of 36 Indian reserves and Indian settlements that were 'incompletely enumerated' in the NHS. For these reserves or settlements, NHS enumeration was either not permitted or was interrupted before it could be completed, or was not possible because of natural events (specifically forest fires in Northern Ontario). For additional information, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, National Household Survey, 2011.
- Footnote 4
'Multiple Aboriginal identities' includes persons who reported being any two or all three of the following: First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).
- Footnote 5
'Aboriginal identities not included elsewhere' includes persons who did not report being First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) but who did report Registered or Treaty Indian status and/or membership in a First Nation or Indian band.
- Footnote 6
The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-011-X2011027.
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