Statistics Canada report released, including Indigenous data
Last updated 9/30/2022 at 2:02pm
OTTAWA, Ont.-In late September, Statistics Canada presented reports based on the 2021 census. The census report includes expected, and surprising data, on the Indigenous population in Canada.
Some of the findings:
• The number of people identifying as Indigenous in Canada grew almost twice as fast as the non-Indigenous population and now stands at 1.8 million-about five percent of the population. From 2016 to 2021, the number of people in Canada identifying as Indigenous grew by 9.4 percent. The non-Indigenous population grew by just 5.3 percent over the same p...