The unemployment rate for the Aboriginal core working age population (aged 25 to 54) in Thunder Bay was higher than that of the non-Aboriginal population (13.0% compared to 5.2%). [...] By way of comparison, Toronto had the largest Aboriginal population (26,575) of any city in Ontario, and Kenora had the largest concentration of Aboriginal people of any city in Ontario (16%). [...] In 2006, the median age3 of the Aboriginal population in Thunder Bay was 26.3 years, compared to 42.8 years for the non- Aboriginal population. [...] Higher unemployment rates In 2006, the unemployment rate4 for the Aboriginal core working age population (aged 25 to 54) in Thunder Bay was higher than that of the non-Aboriginal population (13.0% compared to 5.2%). [...] In understanding these data, it is important to note that, in Thunder Bay, 8% of the Aboriginal population 15 and over and 4% of the their non-Aboriginal counterparts reported having no income in 2005 (data not shown).
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