|Attention deficit disorder||8.6||9.3||4.5|
|Speech or language difficulty||13.1||12.5||7.2|
Note: Excludes persons living on Indian reserves or settlements.
Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Statistics Canada. Table 577-0005 – Aboriginal Peoples Survey, long-term health problems (self-reported) by Aboriginal identity and sex, population aged 6 to 11 years, Canada, provinces and territories, occasional.
In 2012, 12% of First Nations and Métis children aged 6 to 11 years were reported to have learning disabilities.
Half that proportion (6%) of Inuit children in the same age group had learning disabilities.
9% of First Nations and Métis children age 6 to 11 years were reported to have attention deficit disorder, as did 5% of Inuit children.
13% of First Nations and Métis children were reported to have speech or language difficulties, as did 7% of Inuit children.