Aboriginal population, Canada, 2006
|Aboriginal population||Females||Males||Females as a % of the
|Total – Aboriginal identity population||600,695||100.0||572,095||100.0||51.2|
|Multiple Aboriginal identities||4,055||0.7||3,685||0.6||52.4|
Notes: 'First Nations' refers to those who identified as 'North American Indian' (includes both Status and non-Status Indians).
'Multiple Aboriginal identities' refers to those who reported belonging to more than one Aboriginal group (First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit).
'Other' includes those who did not affiliate with an Aboriginal group but who have Registered Indian status and/or band membership.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
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