Table 2

Demographic characteristics of Toronto’s urban indigenous population, March 2015 to March 2016

Unweighted countsRDS adjusted point estimate, %RDS adjusted 95% CI
Indigenous identity
 First Nations79985.782.2 to 89.2
 First Nations and Metis80.50.0 to 2.5
 Inuit110.40.0 to 3.3
 Metis8713.212.0 to 13.5
 Other30.20.0 to 0.5
Age, years
 15–2410521.315.8 to 26.8
 25–3420119.312.6 to 26.1
 35–4418421.516.7 to 26.3
 45–5423324.015.0 to 32.9
 55–6413810.57.8 to 13.7
 65 and over473.41.5 to 5.2
Gender
 Female46847.839.6 to 56.0
 Male42350.742.5 to 58.9
 Other50.50.0 to 1.3
 Transgendered (eg, transgender, transsexual, genderqueer)121.00.4 to 1.6
Household income
 < $C20 00056466.565.2 to 67.7
 $C20 000 to <$C30 00013518.517.0 to 20.0
 $C30 000 to <$C40 000523.30.0 to 8.2
 $C40 000 to <$C50 000373.10.0 to 10.0
 $C50 000 to <$C60 000281.50.0 to 3.3
 $C60 000 to <$C70 000171.00.0 to 9.5
 $C70 000 to <$C80 00050.20.0 to 1.3
 $C80 000 to <$C90 00060.30.0 to 5.3
 $C90 000 to <$C100 00090.70.0 to 1.7
 > $C100 000411.30.0 to 2.7
 Missing143.72.7 to 4.8
Household type
 Private dwelling70775.168.9 to 81.3
 Institutional*13316.710.8 to 22.5
 Homeless424.62.7 to 9.3
 Missing262.20.9 to 3.6
Household size†
 1 person25029.618.9 to 40.2
 2 people18330.525.0 to 36.0
 3 people12419.716.6 to 28.8
 4 people7712.510.8 to 14.3
 5 people353.12.0 to 4.2
 6 people162.20.0 to 4.8
 7 people40.50.4 to 0.6
 8 people60.90.5 to 1.3
 9 people10.10.0 to 0.8
 10 or more people100.90.0 to 11.4
 Missing10.10.0 to 0.8
  • *Institutional includes households that do not complete the census questionnaire, such as homeless shelters, rooming houses, nursing homes and so on, where residences are counted using administrative data.

  • †Household size was only asked to 707 adults who lived in non-institutional settings.

  • RDS, respondent-driven sampling.