Statistics Canada, 2006 Census
- A total of 1,172,790 persons identified themselves as First Nations, Metis or Inuit.
- Aboriginal people account for 3.8% of the nation's total population.
- 623,470 Aboriginal people are living in urban centres, or 54% of the national Aboriginal population.
- The median age for the national Aboriginal population (27 years) is 13 years younger than that of the non-Aboriginal population.
- About a third of the Aboriginal population was made up of children under age 15.
- Elders represented only 5% of the Aboriginal population.
- Aboriginal people account for 4.5% of BC's provincial population and 24.5% of Yukon's.
- Vancouver is home to 40,310 Aboriginal people, or 2% of its population.