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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
Kitikmeot
Nunavut
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 5,361   29,474
Population in 2001 1 4,816   26,745
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 11.3   10.2
Total private dwellings 2 1,540   9,041
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,371   7,855
Population density per square kilometre 0.0   0.0
Land area (square km) 446,727.69   1,932,254.96
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 5,350 2,735 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,325
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 4,800 2,440 2,365   24,915 12,565 12,350
North American Indian - single response 6 30 10 15   100 50 50
Métis - single response 35 15 15   130 65 70
Inuit - single response 4,725 2,400 2,325   24,640 12,425 12,215
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 10 0 0   35 20 15
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 10 10 0   15 10 0
Non-Aboriginal identity population 550 300 250   4,410 2,435 1,970
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 5,355 2,740 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,325
Registered Indian 9 30 15 15   160 70 90
Not a registered Indian 5,320 2,720 2,605   29,165 14,925 14,235
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 4,800 2,435 2,365   24,915 12,560 12,355
0 to 4 years 600 325 275   3,195 1,630 1,570
5 to 9 years 580 295 280   3,135 1,595 1,540
10 to 14 years 585 295 290   3,075 1,550 1,520
15 to 19 years 590 300 295   2,990 1,550 1,435
20 to 24 years 415 210 205   2,200 1,105 1,100
25 to 29 years 330 170 160   1,860 925 935
30 to 34 years 290 140 145   1,620 800 820
35 to 39 years 340 165 175   1,735 850 890
40 to 44 years 300 145 155   1,445 710 735
45 to 49 years 235 115 125   1,055 505 555
50 to 54 years 155 75 75   795 390 405
55 to 59 years 125 60 65   660 350 310
60 to 64 years 85 45 35   440 230 210
65 to 69 years 80 40 40   310 160 150
70 to 74 years 40 25 10   210 115 90
75 to 79 years 30 15 15   105 50 50
80 to 84 years 10 10 0   45 30 20
85 years and over 15 10 0   35 20 15
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 20.5 20.1 20.8   20.1 19.8 20.4
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 63.3 62.4 64.1   62.3 62.0 62.5
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 3,040 1,525 1,515   15,510 7,785 7,725
Not in a common-law relationship 2,250 1,130 1,115   11,865 6,035 5,830
In a common-law relationship 790 395 400   3,645 1,750 1,895
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 3,040 1,525 1,520   15,505 7,785 7,720
Never legally married (single) 14 2,010 1,040 970   10,030 5,255 4,775
Legally married (and not separated) 15 815 400 415   4,425 2,145 2,280
Separated, but still legally married 16 50 25 25   305 145 155
Divorced 17 40 20 20   200 90 115
Widowed 18 125 40 85   545 150 395
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 1,165   6,110
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 62.7   59.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 11.2   11.0
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 24.5   21.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 0.0   1.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 0.9   5.2
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   1.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 0.0   0.4
Number of owned dwellings 22 270   1,450
Number of rented dwellings 23 895   4,655
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 550   2,925
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 620   3,185
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 395   2,600
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 475   2,110
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 295   1,395
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 4.8   5.1
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 25.3   22.7
Average number of persons per room 0.9   0.8
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 4,800 2,440 2,365   24,875 12,540 12,335
Spouses 800 390 410   4,315 2,090 2,225
Common-law partners 790 390 400   3,640 1,750 1,895
Lone parents 375 80 290   1,800 450 1,355
Children in census families 2,485 1,370 1,120   13,280 7,110 6,170
Persons not in census families 345 200 145   1,840 1,140 695
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 4,800 2,440 2,365   24,915 12,560 12,355
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 3,215 1,615 1,600   22,430 11,275 11,160
Knowledge of English only 28 1,560 810 750   2,370 1,230 1,145
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 0   0 0 0
Knowledge of English and French only 30 20 15 10   80 45 35
Knowledge of other languages 31 0 10 10   30 20 15
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 46.8 45.9 47.6   82.3 82.0 82.6
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 14.7 14.1 15.2   63.5 64.2 62.9
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 67.0 66.2 67.7   90.0 89.8 90.3
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 4,675 2,370 2,305   24,305 12,260 12,045
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,960 2,020 1,940   21,155 10,720 10,430
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 550 265 280   2,200 1,045 1,155
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 125 65 65   695 350 340
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 40 20 20   250 135 115
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   0 0 10
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 33 4,200 2,115 2,085   21,720 10,930 10,785
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,490 1,270 1,220   13,680 6,980 6,700
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,340 655 685   5,915 2,900 3,015
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 230 120 110   1,540 770 770
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 140 65 70   580 285 300
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 0
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 34 3,040 1,520 1,520   15,510 7,785 7,720
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,070 990 1,080   10,655 5,310 5,345
High school certificate or equivalent 35 215 120 90   1,485 705 775
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 335 240 100   1,045 790 260
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36 360 155 210   1,875 815 1,060
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 10 10   145 70 75
University certificate or degree 45 10 35   310 95 215
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 37 1,010 515 495   5,190 2,655 2,530
No certificate, diploma or degree 875 440 440   4,310 2,250 2,060
High school certificate or equivalent 38 85 45 40   620 285 330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 25 10   85 50 30
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39 20 10 0   155 65 90
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   0 10 0
University certificate or degree 0 0 0   15 0 10
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 40 620 305 310   3,480 1,730 1,750
No certificate, diploma or degree 355 165 185   2,025 1,020 1,005
High school certificate or equivalent 41 65 35 30   475 215 260
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 95 70 25   300 225 75
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42 95 35 60   555 220 340
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 0   45 25 25
University certificate or degree 10 0 10   80 25 60
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 43 1,240 610 635   6,135 3,025 3,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 680 305 375   3,680 1,715 1,960
High school certificate or equivalent 44 70 40 25   385 195 190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 200 145 60   630 485 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45 245 110 135   1,135 515 620
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   95 50 45
University certificate or degree 30 10 25   210 65 145
Table: Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population

Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 46 3,040 1,520 1,520   15,505 7,790 7,725
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,280 1,115 1,170   12,140 6,015 6,125
Education 55 10 45   350 65 285
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10 10 0   105 60 45
Humanities 20 0 15   155 40 115
Social and behavioural sciences and law 50 10 45   375 95 280
Business, management and public administration 190 45 145   735 205 530
Physical and life sciences and technologies 20 20 0   50 50 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 10 0 10   100 45 55
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 235 215 15   875 810 65
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 0 10   60 55 10
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 55 20 35   205 75 135
Personal, protective and transportation services 110 80 25   360 270 90
Other 47 0 0 0   0 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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 48 3,040 1,520 1,520   15,510 7,785 7,720
In the labour force 49 1,810 965 845   9,170 4,765 4,400
Employed 50 1,385 710 675   7,325 3,640 3,685
Unemployed 51 425 250 170   1,845 1,130 715
Not in the labour force 52 1,230 560 670   6,340 3,020 3,320
Participation rate 53 59.5 63.5 55.6   59.1 61.2 57.0
Employment rate 54 45.6 46.7 44.4   47.2 46.8 47.7
Unemployment rate 55 23.5 25.9 20.1   20.1 23.7 16.2
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 56 1,695 910 785   8,640 4,485 4,155
A Management occupations 57 100 55 40   555 315 235
B Business, finance and administration occupations 220 50 170   1,345 350 990
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 45 40 10   190 155 35
D Health occupations 15 10 15   105 20 85
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 225 35 195   1,230 265 965
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 60 20 40   540 275 260
G Sales and service occupations 545 250 295   2,650 1,185 1,460
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 385 375 10   1,695 1,630 65
I Occupations unique to primary industry 65 60 0   210 200 10
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 30 20 10   130 85 45
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 58 1,695 910 790   8,640 4,485 4,155
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 205 190 20   515 455 60
Construction 140 125 10   560 510 50
Manufacturing 25 10 10   130 80 55
Wholesale trade 10 0 0   65 45 15
Retail trade 225 100 125   1,170 515 655
Finance and real estate 60 35 25   330 220 105
Health care and social services 145 20 125   785 125 665
Educational services 165 40 125   985 260 725
Business services 175 120 50   990 675 320
Other services 550 260 290   3,110 1,610 1,500
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 59 1,385 715 670   7,325 3,640 3,685
Worked at home 30 10 20   270 180 90
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   0 0 10
No fixed workplace address 75 65 10   610 450 160
Worked at usual place 1,280 640 640   6,445 3,010 3,430
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,175 555 620   6,130 2,830 3,300
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 50 35 10   225 115 105
Worked in a different census division (county) 10 10 0   30 10 15
Worked in a different province 50 45 10   60 50 10
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
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 1,355 705 655   7,055 3,460 3,590
Car, truck, van, as driver 190 145 45   1,355 870 485
Car, truck, van, as passenger 100 50 50   925 435 485
Public transit 0 0 0   15 10 10
Walked or bicycled 815 350 460   3,595 1,570 2,020
All other modes 250 155 95   1,170 580 590
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 61 2,070 1,115 950   9,945 5,205 4,740
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 62 15,712 18,019 12,017   17,959 18,696 16,960
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 26,701 28,932 24,094   28,144 28,723 27,510
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 63 770 425 345   4,005 2,135 1,875
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 48,939 52,000 43,968   46,020 45,015 46,720
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 50,845 54,266 46,664   49,325 49,614 48,996
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
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with income (counts) 64 2,690 1,360 1,330   13,575 6,765 6,805
Median income - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 65 16,395 18,192 15,008   16,069 15,875 16,250
Composition of total income (100%) 66 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 79.7 85.4 72.5   80.6 86.0 75.2
Government transfers - As a % of total income 18.6 12.7 25.7   17.5 12.1 23.0
Other money - As a % of total income 1.8 1.8 1.8   1.8 1.9 1.7
Table: Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population

Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private Aboriginal households 67 1,165   6,110
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 68 52,523   49,645

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Kitikmeot, Nunavut (Code6208) (table). Aboriginal Population Profile. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-594-XWE. Ottawa. Released January 15, 2008.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-594/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed January 17, 2021).