Table 2
Aboriginal female population, by province or territory, Canada, 2006

Table 2
Aboriginal female population, by province or territory, Canada, 2006

Table summary
This table displays the results of Aboriginal female population. The information is grouped by province/territory appearing as row headers, total Aboriginal population – Both sexes, total – Aboriginal female population, First Nations women and girls, Métis women and girls, Inuit women and girls, Other Aboriginal responses, As a % of female population that is Aboriginal in each region appearing as column headers, calculated using number as a unit of measure.
Province/territory Total Aboriginal population
– Both sexes
Total – Aboriginal female population First Nations women
and girls
Métis women
and girls
Inuit women
and girls
Other Aboriginal responses1 As a % of female population that is Aboriginal in each region
number
Canada 1,172,790 600,695 359,975 196,280 25,455 18,985 3.8
Newfoundland and Labrador 23,450 11,930 3,945 3,305 2,350 2,330 4.6
Prince Edward Island 1,730 970 660 240 20 35 1.4
Nova Scotia 24,175 12,405 7,915 3,740 185 565 2.7
New Brunswick 17,655 9,010 6,570 1,815 110 505 2.4
Quebec 108,430 54,905 33,395 13,680 5,480 2,345 1.4
Ontario 242,495 124,900 82,440 36,580 1,095 4,780 2.0
Manitoba 175,395 89,675 51,930 36,190 280 1,270 15.6
Saskatchewan 141,890 72,325 46,940 24,175 105 1,105 14.9
Alberta 188,365 96,625 50,050 43,515 815 2,240 5.9
British Columbia 196,075 101,215 66,390 30,850 460 3,515 4.9
Yukon 7,580 3,915 3,245 400 155 115 26.1
Northwest Territories 20,635 10,475 6,430 1,720 2,190 130 52.1
Nunavut 24,920 12,355 50 65 12,210 25 86.2
1. The category 'Other Aboriginal responses' includes those who reported belonging to more than one Aboriginal group (First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit) and 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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