|First Nations||Métis||Inuit||Multiple Indigenous identity & other|
Note: Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Statistics Canada – 2016 Census. Catalogue Number 98-400-X2016155.
In 2016, there were 157,035 Indigenous children aged 5 to 14 years living in Canada.
Of these, 64% were First Nations, 28% were Métis and 5% were Inuit (3% identified with multiple Indigenous identities or did not specify).
They accounted for 7.7% of all Canadian children aged 5 to 14 years.