Table 8
Proportion of Inuit females living in crowded dwellings and in homes requiring major repairs, by Inuit region, Canada, 2006

Table 8
Proportion of Inuit females living in crowded dwellings and in homes requiring major repairs, by Inuit region, Canada, 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of Proportion of Inuit females living in crowded dwellings and in homes requiring major repairs. The information is grouped by Inuit females appearing as row headers and is grouped by In crowded dwellings, In homes requiring major repairs appearing as column headers, calculated using number and % as a unit of measure.
Inuit females In crowded
dwellings
In homes
requiring major repairs
number % number %
Total Inuit females 7,790 30.7 6,995 27.6
Inuit Nunangat (Inuit regions) 7,530 38.6 6,155 31.5
Nunatsiavut 120 11.4 355 33.8
Nunavik 2,355 49.8 2,195 46.5
Nunavut 4,750 39.0 3,165 26.0
Inuvialuit region 300 19.4 440 28.4
Outside of Inuit Nunangat 265 4.5 840 14.3
Notes: Crowded dwellings are defined as having more than 1 person per room. Not counted as rooms are bathrooms, halls, vestibules and rooms used solely for business purposes.
The two categories 'In crowded dwellings' and 'In homes requiring major repairs' were calculated independently of each other. No figures are cited in this table for both crowding and need for major repairs.
Homes in need of major repairs refers to whether, in the judgement of the respondent, the dwelling requires major repairs. Major repairs refer to the repair of defective plumbing or electrical wiring, structural repairs to walls, floors or ceilings, etc. (excluding desirable remodelling or additions).
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
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