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2006 Aboriginal population profile for Saskatoon : Profil de la population autochtone de 2006 pour Saskatoon

2010

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Although the median earnings ($33,600) for the Aboriginal population remained roughly the same from 2000 to 2005, the median earnings of the non-Aboriginal population increased to $39,800. [...] Statistics Canada 5 2006 Aboriginal Population Profile for Saskatoon Introduction This report examines the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the Aboriginal population living in the census metropolitan area (CMA) of Saskatoon.1 Whitecap, also known as Moose Woods, is a First Nations reserve that is part of the Whitecap Dakota/Sioux First Nation and is located within the boundaries of [...] The median age3 of the Aboriginal population in Saskatoon was 23 years, compared to 37 years for the non- Aboriginal population. [...] For example, 32% of Aboriginal women 25 to 34 years of age attended school in 2006, compared to 21% of non-Aboriginal women in the same age group (see table 3 in the appendix).4 The 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey found that among the Aboriginal population in Saskatchewan (excluding reserves), men and women had different reasons for not completing high school. [...] Higher unemployment rates for Aboriginal people in Saskatoon, particularly for women In 2006, the unemployment rate5 for the Aboriginal core working age population (aged 25 to 54) in Saskatoon was higher than that of the non-Aboriginal population (13.3% compared to 3.4%).

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