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Aboriginal Ancestry

Aboriginal ancestry

Part A - Plain language definition:

Not applicable

Part B - Detailed definition:

Refers to those persons who reported at least one Aboriginal ancestry (North American Indian, Métis or Inuit) to the ethnic origin question. Ethnic origin refers to the ethnic or cultural origins of the respondent’s ancestors.

Aboriginal ancestry was referred to as Aboriginal origin prior to the 2006 Census. The content of the variable remains unchanged in 2006 compared with previous censuses.

More information on Aboriginal ancestry

NOTE: - Inclusion of Non - Census Estimates:

This variable includes both Statistics Canada Census data and projected data provided by the City of Saskatoon. Statistics Canada conducts a census every 5 years and Community View includes data for all census years since 1996. The Citys projected data provides modeled estimates, based on the Census data, for years between Census, and makes the most recent projection available through CommunityView. To see the most recent projected data select as the data type under the Subvariable or Chart function.

NOTE: Inclusion of Non-Census Estimates

This variable includes both Statistics Canada Census data and projected data provided by the City of Saskatoon. Statistics Canada conducts a census every 5 years and Community View includes data for all census years since 1996. The Citys projected data provides modeled estimates, based on the Census data, for years between Census, and makes the most recent projection available through CommunityView.

To see the most recent projected data select (estimate) as the data type under the Subvariable or Chart function.