Data on Indigenous peoples

Aboriginal Peoples , 2016 Census tables

(find out more about the AP, 2016 Census)

  • Producer: Statistics Canada
  • Geography: Canada
  • Population/theme: Indigenous Canadians, Population characteristics
  • Year(s) covered: 2016


Aboriginal Peoples Survey

The Community Well-Being (CWB) index measures socio-economic well-being for communities across Canada over time. It has 4 components: education, labour force activity, income and housing. (find out more about the APS 2017)

  • Producer: Statistics Canada
  • Population/theme: Indigenous Canadians, Demographics, Labour, Education, Health
  • Year(s) covered: 2017


First Nations Information Governance Centre

Includes First Nations Regional Health Survey and First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey. (find out more about the FNIGC)

  • Producer: FNIGC surveys
  • Geography: Canada
  • Population/theme: First Nations, Health, Education, Labour


Indigenous Peoples

(find out more about the IP)

  • Producer: Statistics Canada
  • Geography: Canada
  • Population/theme: Indigenous Canadians, Various


Ministry of Children and Youth Services expenditures for First Nations child protection (CP) youth at risk (CYR)

Child Protection Services for First Nations children with “reserve status” is provided in Ontario by both First Nations and non-First Nations Children’s Aid Societies (CAS). CAS operating expenditures include the costs of providing residential or non- residential services, individual and family counselling and program administration as approved in service plans.(find out more about the FNIGC)

  • Producer: Children, Community and Social Services. Government of Ontario.
  • Geography: Ontario
  • Population/theme: First Nations youth, Youth, Indigenous, Funding
  • Year(s) covered: 2007-2015


Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study

The Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study is an extensive research study that has gone beyond the numbers to capture the values, experiences and aspirations of Aboriginal peoples living in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Ottawa. (find out more about the UAPS)

  • Producer: Environics Canada
  • Geography: 11 Canadian cities
  • Population/theme: A representative group of 2,614 First Nations peoples, Métis and Inuit living in these major Canadian cities, as well as 2,501 non-Aboriginal Canadians.
  • Year(s) covered: 2009-2010